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Today's Sports

  • Campbellsville U. hosting...

    Campbellsville University's baseball and softball teams are dominating Mid-South Conference play, but there is also basketball and football occurring big-time on campus.

    The Kentucky All Stars will host try-outs Friday and Saturday.

    The girls' team will have scrimmages tomorrow from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.

    The boys' squad, which includes Courier-Journal second-team all-state guard Chase Cox of Taylor County, will work out tomorrow from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.

  • Lady Tigers chalk up another...

    In front of a home crowd, the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers' softball team once again was perfect with another 4-0 conference tour.

    Campbellsville University swept Lindsey Wilson 4-0 and 9-0 on Wednesday and then on their Senior Day swept visiting West Virginia Tech.

    The Lady Tigers are now 32-5-1 overall and sit atop the Mid-South Conference standings with a 17-1-1 worksheet.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    The upcoming local sports schedule for April 13-May 15 is:

    Monday, April 13

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Washington County (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (5:30) and Taylor County at Marion County (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS — Adair County at Taylor County.

    HIGH SCHOOL TRACK — Marion County All Comers Meet.

    Tuesday, April 14

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (5:30) and Taylor County at Marion County (5:30).

  • TCHS, CHS swim teams conclude...

    The Campbellsville and Taylor County High School swim teams completed their season Feb. 6-7 at the Region 3 Swim Championship at Falling Springs Recreation Center in Versailles.

    Head coach Steve Doss said he is extremely pleased with the overall performance of each of the young squads.

    "At our initial meeting of the year at Taylor County High School, there were a large number of students interested in swimming. I guess you can say we were benefiting from what's called the Olympic bounce."

  • Thomas breaks two records at...

    Taylor County High School senior Chris Thomas won his class for the second year in a row and broke two state records at the State Weightlifting Meet at Central Hardin High School on March 9.

    Thomas broke the dead lift record (645 set in 1995 by Trigg County's Shelando Grubbs) with a lift of 650 in the 205-pound class. He also broke the total pounds mark (1,000 previously held by Bardstown's William Redd in 1993) with 1,015 total. Thomas had 365 on the bench press.

    Thomas was named Outstanding Lifter of the Day.

  • Cards notch seventh in first 10...

    Taylor High School had its five-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday at Wayne County, but started another one Thursday at Barren County to improve its overall baseball record to 7-3.

    The Cardinals ended last week with a 7-4 triumph over Caverna and a doubleheader sweep (11-1, 11-5) vs. Fairdale.

    Tyler Cross started his nice streak by not allowing any runs in the last four innings vs. Caverna while Aylette Cowherd had three runs batted in and Matthew Johns two. Joel Hardesty contributed a two-safety game.

  • Tiger baseball squad uses long...

    Ranked No. 9 in the nation, the Campbellsville Tigers Baseball team posted a three-game sweep against visiting West Virginia Tech.

    All series long, the Tigers' bats came alive and led to a dominating sweep vs. Tech. The Tigers won game one of the series 14-0, the second game 7-1 and the final game 10-4.

    In the series, Chris Curley blasted his 30th career home run to become the all-time homer leader in Campbellsville history.

  • Lady Tigers collect four MSC...

    Campbellsville University's softball team pounded 12 home runs over the weekend while sweeping both Pikeville and St. Catharine and running its record to 28-5-1 overall and 12-1-1in Mid-South Conference play.

    "Would I have thought we'd be hitting the ball the way we are going into the season ... no," said Lady Tiger softball coach Shannon Wathen. "This is one of the best hitting teams I've had. Their off-season work is really paying off right now."

    Bailey Dillender had two homers and all four RBI in Saturday's first game win against the Lady Bears.

  • Chase Cox invited to try out for...

    Taylor County High School senior guard Chase Cox is one of 40 boys' basketball players selected to try out for the Kentucky All Stars next weekend on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Kentucky's Mr. Basketball Jon Hood of Madisonville will be joined by 11 other players for the annual two-game series with Indiana on June 13-14.

    The girls' squad will also be selected at CU next weekend. (The complete list of invitees appear on page 2B.)

    Holmes moves past $5 million

  • Lady Eagles, Cards prevail in...

    Campbellsville High School's girls' tennis team and Taylor County's boys' squad posted victories in cross-town tennis action on Wednesday at the Miller Park courts.

    CHS girls 5, TCHS 0

    Singles

    Meredith Haley (C) def. Katlin McFee 6-0, 6-0.

    Ashley Phillips (C) def. Kelsey McCoy 6-0, 6-0.

    Taylor Hudgins (C) def. Cigi Farmer 6-0, 6-1

    (Exh) Jenna Corbin (TC) def. Jesse Pfouts 8-2.

    Doubles

    Summer Montgomery/Ariel Milby (C) def. Kelsi Richerson/Brittany Goode 6-0, 6-1.