Today's Sports

  • Cards dump Dragons, improve to 4...

    Taylor County High School’s boys’ team had a big enough lead to overcome an 18-3 Green County spurt in the third quarter and down the visiting Dragons 68-54 on Friday night.
    The Cardinals (4-2) built a 23-point cushion (46-23) behind the play of the TCHS trifecta of senior Trae Wells (21), eighth-grader Quentin Goodin (18) and sophomore Caleb Wigginton (13), who combined for 52 TCHS points. Senior Lucas Bradshaw also had nine for the Cardinals.
    Senior Levi Rattliff paced the Dragons (1-5) with 19 points.

  • TC boys, Adair girls post...

    Lucas Bradshaw got his own offensive rebound and sank two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining to send Taylor County past home-standing Adair County 48-46 on Friday night.
    Bradshaw led the Cards with 15 points while freshman Quentin Goodin finished with 14, including two three-pointers and four free throws in the final frame. Trae Wells had 10 before fouling out at 3:54.
    Seventh-grade subs Kel Stotts and Chance Melton led the Indians with 15 and 10 points, respectively.

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  • Lady Cards come back to down CHS

    Campbellsville led for the first 28 minutes, but Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals used a 16-0 run en route to a 52-41 home victory over the Lady Eagles on Tuesday night.
    CHS (0-3) built a 20-15 half-time lead behind Tiffany Slone’s seven points and four by Heather Watson and a three-pointer from Graison Biggs.
    Coach Cameron Jackson’s club overcame its third tie at 33-33 when Watson nailed a right-wing trey with 4:38 left in the cross-town shoot-out.

  • Cards crush Eagles 69-35

    Taylor County scored the first five points and used runs of 12-0 and 10-0 and never looked back from a 27-10 cushion in posting a 69-35 triumph over cross-town rival Campbellsville in boys’ high school action on Tuesday night.
    Coach Troy Young’s Cardinals (2-1) were paced by Trae Wells’ 20 points, which included TCHS’ first eight points.

  • Lady Cards upend Commanderettes...

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals came out of the gate with a 5-0 start, rebounded from a 12-8 deficit and downed visiting Washington County 64-54 on Tuesday night.
    Senior Rachel Riggs tallied three early points and junior Savannah Farmer had a put-back as coach Jenny Jessie’s club led 5-0 in the first two minutes.
    However, Washington County used a 12-3 run to lead 12-8 despite a Riggs’ three-point play.

  • Caverna edges Lady Eagles 52-50

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles led at the first three quarter stops before falling 52-50 at Caverna on Tuesday night.
    Coach Cameron Jackson’s team   held 10-7, 24-15 and 33-32 advantages before being out-scored 20-17 in the final eight minutes in the season opener for CHS.
    Caverna (2-0) crushed Fort Knox 68-25 a night earlier.
    Senior Tiffany Slone led the Lady Eagles with 23 points while junior Brittany Vaught added 12.
    Campbellsville plays at East Jessamine tonight and will visit Taylor County on Tuesday.

  • Cards dominate last two-plus...

    Defending 20th District champion Taylor County began its boys’ basketball season with a 70-55 home-court triumph over Washington County on Tuesday.
    Coach Troy Young’s Cardinals trailed for the first 10 minutes of the contest before Caleb Wigginton’s three-point play, on an assist from Quentin Goodin, put TCHS up for good at 26-23.
    The sophomore Wigginton had 19 of his game-high 25 points in the first half as Taylor County led 30-26 at the intermission.

  • Tigers down Life 80-70

    Campbellsville University wrapped up the 12th annual Lou Cunningham Classic Saturday with an 80-70 win over Life University in the Powell Athletic Center. The win was the sixth-straight for the Tigers and the fifth-straight loss for Life since falling to Campbellsville in Marietta, Ga., on Nov. 12. Lindsey Wilson won the first game of the Lou Cunningham Classic on Friday 99-85 over Life.
    The Tigers held an early 17-11 lead before Life posted a 7-0 run to gain its only lead of the day (18-17) on a layup-and-one play from Pete Driver.

  • Craig, Clifton save CU Lady...

    Campbellsville used a three-point play by Chelsea Craig with about two minutes to go that gave the Lady Tigers a 67-64 lead that was never relinquished as CU defeated No. 18 Columbia College Saturday night, 75-70.
    “That was huge,” said head coach Ginger Colvin. “We’re pleased to death with the way Chelsea is playing right now. She’s a battler.”

  • Tigers dominate to claim NCCAA...

    Players did not want to leave the HIG Field Saturday afternoon as the 2011 football season came to a close. They wanted the celebration to play on, and on, as Campbellsville University defeated Greenville College 21-7 to claim its first National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Victory Bowl championship.
    It’s the first football championship of any kind for the Fighting Tigers since CU claimed a Mid-South Conference title in 1997.