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Today's Sports

  • Locals earn top district...

    Taylor County High School’s Chris Thomas has been named Class 3A District 5 Player of the Year.

    Thomas was joined on the 21-player squad by fellow Cardinal seniors Leonard Macon, Justin Hoosier and Zack Mings and TCHS juniors Lance Turpin and Andy Hunt.

    Wayne County’s Shawn Thompson was tabbed District Coach of the Year.

    Campbellsville placed six players on the Class A District 6 team — seniors Michael McCubbin, Zach Altman, Taylor Price and Casey Hines and juniors Thomas Downs and Bryton Taylor.

  • Eagles work way past Waggener

    Campbellsville High School climbed out of a 19-point, third-quarter hole to defeat Louisville Waggener 75-73 in the first round of the T.J. Samson Community College Holiday Classic at Glasgow High School.

    The Eagles (2-3) trailed by 17 at the half before winning the third quarter 21-12 to creep within 58-50.

    A Zach Altman lay-up and Bryton Taylor's three-point play ignited the CHS run.

    Jordan Percell's three-point play brought the Eagles to within two (73-71) with 1:18 to play before Thomas Downs' hoop knotted the score.

  • Lady Eagles stumble in second...

    Campbellsville kept it close for a half, but the Lady Eagles were outscored 12-3 in the third quarter and 14-9 in the fourth frame to fall at Russell County 60-40 on Thursday night.

    Senior Danielle Morris led Campbellsville (0-7) with 18 points, including 12-13 from the free-throw line, while freshman Tiffany Slone had 10 points.

    Bronte Karr had five rebounds for CHS and Morris three assists.

    Russell County (4-1) was led by the 12-point night from eighth-grader Leeann Grider while sophomore Blair Hoover had 11 and junior Kim Pierce 10.

  • Lady Cards blank Madison...

    Taylor County led 28-0 at the first-quarter stop en route to a 69-16 shellacking over Madison Southern on Saturday afternoon.

    Juniors MeLeigha Pollock and Cayla Rucker paced coach Jenny Jessie's Lady Cardinals with 21 and 17 points, respectively.

    The Lady Cardinals (5-2) play Bardstown in the Coca-Cola/Campbellsville University Holiday Classic on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Campbellsville High School. The girls' teams are off on Sunday before the tourney ends with games on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Crimson controls Cards 77-59 in...

    Louisville Manual tallied 19 of the game's first 21 points and downed Taylor County 77-59 in a quarterfinal game in the 28th Annual Canfield Development King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale High School on Saturday.

    The Cardinals did fight back to cut the deficit to 10 (23-12) with Michael Coulter tallying seven first-quarter points and trailed only by six (24-18) after Chase Cox hit Leonard Macon for a basket and then hit a three-pointer off the left wing.

  • Lady Tigers capture close Hawaii...

    Campbellsville University's win streak increased to 11 as the Lady Tigers won a pair of games over the weekend in the Surf N Hoops Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    The Lady Tigers (11-1) overcame a 15-point half-time deficit and rallied to win 90-84 over Waldorf (Iowa) College on Friday in the first round.

    Campbellsville jumped out to a 19-11 lead with 15:50 in the first half and appeared to be on their way to an easy win, but Waldorf rallied by scoring nine straight points to take the lead at 20-19 with 14:30 to go in the first half.

  • Lady Eagles drop two in Queen...

    Campbellsville's Lady Eagles lost its first two games in the Queen City Classic over the weekend in Somerset.

    The Lady Eagles fell to the host Lady Jumpers 55-32 on Saturday and were defeated by Estill County 53-41 on Sunday despite holding a 30-29 lead on Destiny Wilson's three free throws at 5:06 of the third quarter.

    Bronte Karr had 11 points while Danielle Morris and Amber Gamboa had eight apiece.

  • Cards come back to knock off...

    Taylor County overcame an 18-point half-time deficit and pinned a 56-50 loss on host Fairdale in the first game of the 28th Annual Canfield Development King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic on Thursday afternoon.

    The Cardinals (4-1) rode the back of senior Chase Cox, who recorded his second consecutive 35-point game a six-day period in Jefferson County.

    “In the second half, the 1-2-2 (zone defense) got us back in it,” offered TCHS coach Troy Young, “and you look better when you make shots.

  • Cover your eyes, ears if you don...

    The warning has been posted, so if you don't want to read or hear about my opinions on a couple of touchy subjects, put down the paper now or turn to another page or section.

    * Not known for keeping my mouth shut on what I believe, I'll start my soapbox speech with the M word.

    With last week's retirements of both local superintendents, can't we at least talk about possibly merging the schools?

    I'm not saying next week, next month or even next year, but wouldn't it be academically, financially and athletically advantageous to do so?

  • Too much Hartfield for Taylor

    The Lady Dragons of Green County remained one of two undefeated girls’ teams (along with E-town) in the Fifth Region with a 63-42 triumph at Taylor County on Thursday night.

    GCHS (5-0) led 9-2 after seven straight points from freshman point guard Micah Jones and went out to a 20-4 advantage after two baskets from Morgan Deaton, five points from Megan Hartfield and another Jones hoop.