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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Tigers slide to 5-5 with road...

    The Campbellsville University Tiger men's basketball team saw its record drop to 5-5 with a pair of losses in the Freed-Hardeman Classic in Henderson, Tenn. last weekend.

    Campbellsville could not overcome a hot shooting first half (23-28, 82.1 percent) by third ranked Union (Tenn.) University and lost 86-65 on Friday night.

    The Tigers didn't score until the 15:16 mark in the first half after Union went up 13-0.

  • Fudge follow sends Indians past...

    Nick Fudge's only field goal in the game came just before the final buzzer and propelled Adair County past Campbellsville 54-53 on Tuesday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    The Eagles led 42-30 with three minutes left in the third quarter but hit only one of their next seven free throws and were 3-11 for the game.

    Morehead State signee Darren Ballou led Adair County (5-0) with 25 points while Kyle Sandusky added 10.

    Bryton Taylor paced CHS with 21 points while Thomas Downs and Matthew Davis had 10 apiece.

  • Hot-shooting Cards spank Shawnee...

    Taylor County hit nine of 16 three-pointers en route to an 82-74 victory over Louisville Shawnee in the Clem Haskins-Robert Graves Classic at Western High School on Saturday.

    Chase Cox hit four treys and finished with 35 points while Lloyd Stotts was 5-5 from behind the arc and 23 points and Leonard Macon totaled 18 points and nine rebounds.

    Stotts and Cox also had five boards apiece and Michael Coulter handed out six assists.

    The Cardinals play Fairdale in the King of the Bluegrass on Thursday at 4:30.

  • Lady Tigers 9-1 heading to Hawaii

    Melly Heaton scored 18 points on Saturday to lead the 13th ranked Campbellsville University Lady Tigers to its ninth straight victory with an 80-68 home court victory over Union College, the 21st ranked team in NAIA D2.

    Campbellsville (9-1) trailed 44-37 at halftime, but behind a dominating performance on the offensive glass, the Lady Tigers built an 18-point lead in the second half and cruised to the win. CU had 23 offensive rebounds and scored 22 second-chance points.

    The Lady Tigers also used a size advantage to outscore Union in the paint 50-30.

  • Lady Eagles routed by Adair 59-23

    Adair County's Lady Indians scored the first 13 points and used another 14-0 run to rout homestanding Campbellsville 59-23 on Tuesday night.

    Front-court players McKenzie Martin (13), Chelsea Beard (12) and D.J. Ballou (10) led coach James Turner's team by combining for 35 points.

    Tiffany Slone was the top scorer for Campbellsville with 13.

    The Lady Eagles compete in the three-day Queen Classic at Somerset starting on Saturday.

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  • Lady Tigers make it eight in a...

    Sophomore Courtney Danis and freshman Jarobia Hill had 16 points apiece to lead Campbellsville University, and the 13th ranked Lady Tigers cruised to a 96-64 win at Midway College on Thursday.

    Campbellsville jumped out to a 5-0 lead before Midway could get untracked and the Lady Eagles took a 9-8 lead with about 15:00 to play in the first half.  From that point, Campbellsville used its size advantage and built a 22-point half-time lead en route to the 32-point win.

  • Adair downs TC 51-45

    Adair County won the fourth frame 13-6 to down previously-unbeaten Taylor County 51-45 on the Cardinals’ home court on Friday night.

    The Cardinals raced out to a 9-3 lead as Lloyd Stotts had an up-and-under follow, a right-wing three-pointer and a left baseline jumper.

    However, the Indians crept within two at 11-9 by using a 6-2 run of their own.

    Tyler Moss’ 30-foot three-pointer to end the first frame put Taylor County back up 18-13 and the Cardinal lead grew to nine (22-13) on two straight Michael Coulter lay-ups.