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Today's Sports

  • What might go on in sports in...

    The crystal ball has decided to make another run at predicting the sports year on the local, state and national scene. Its only disclaimer that this is done in good taste and takes less than a half hour to churn out the possible results.

    January

  • Campbellsville and Taylor County...

    The rest of the schedule for the Coca-Cola/Campbellsville  University Holiday Classic for Tuesday, Dec. 30 at Campbellsville High School is:

    Tuesday, Dec. 30

    9:00 - Campbellsville vs. Bardstown (girls)

    10:45 - Blackburn vs. Owen County (boys)

    12:30 - Spencer County vs. Blackburn (girls)

    2:15 - Morgan County vs. Mayfield (boys)

    4:00 - Taylor County vs. LaRue County (girls)

    5:45 - Carroll County vs. Garrard County (boys)

    7:30 - Casey County vs. Clinton County (girls)

    9:15 - Cambellsville vs. Taylor County (boys)

  • Coca-Cola/CU Holiday Classic...

    The 14th Annual Coca-Cola/Campbellsville University Holiday Classic will run four days starting on Saturday in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium at Campbellsville High School.

    Girls

    Defending champion Casey County heads the list of girls' teams at the 14th Annual Coca-Cola/Campbellsville University Holiday Classic scheduled for Dec. 27, 29 and 30 in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium at Campbellsville High School.

  • Lady Eagles taste first season...

    It may have taken 10 games, but Cameron Jackson has finally notched his first triumph as Campbellsville High School girls’ head basketball coach when the Lady Eagles bested Buckhorn 72-61 on Monday afternoon for seventh-place in the Queen City Classic at Somerset.

    The Lady Eagles (1-9) placed all five starters in double figures, led by all-tournament performer Amber Gamboa with 22 points while Tiffany Slone had 14, Ashyya Robinson 12 and Danielle Morris and Bronte Karr 10 apiece.

  • TC Cards fall in OT to LexCath

    Taylor County battled back from a double-digit deficit to lead by eight in regulation before falling to Lexington Catholic 75-72 in overtime on Monday night in the 28th Annual Canfield Development King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale High School.

    The Cardinals (5-3) trailed by 13 (38-25) in the first half and were still behind by 11 (50-39) after a Taylor Botkin lay-up with 4:30 to go in the third frame.

    However, Taylor County went on a 21-2 run to lead 60-52 with less than six minutes remaining in regulation.

  • Eagles place second to Glasgow

    Campbellsville upended Todd County Central in Monday’s semifinals but came out cold and fell 59-46 to host Glasgow on Tuesday night in the championship game of the T.J. Samson Community Hospital Holiday Classic.

    The Eagles (3-4) used the double-digit scoring of Matthew Davis (18), Bryton Taylor (15) and Thomas Downs (11) to roll past Todd County Central 74-51.

    However, CHS missed 50 of 68 shots in the 13-point setback to Glasgow 24 hours later.

    Downs did record a double-double (13 points and 12 rebounds) while Taylor had 16 points.

  • 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.