Today's Sports

  • Barren's second half dooms...

    Barren County broke away from a 6-6 half-time deadlock to upend the home-standing Taylor County Cardinals 40-12 on Friday night at Thomas Porter Stadium.
    Taylor County (3-6) struck first when freshman Hunter Christie connected with Daulton Turpin on a 33-yard touchdown pass over the middle on the first play of the second quarter.
    The Trojans (4-5) knotted the score with 1:58 left in the first half and then tacked on three third-quarter touchdowns and two fourth-frame tallies.

  • CU's Homecoming rally comes...

    When Campbellsville University and the University of the Cumberlands meet one can usually count on the game coming down to the final possession. Neither team disappointed the Homecoming crowd at Finley Stadium and HIG Field on Saturday, but the Tigers came up short on a comeback try, falling 20-13.

  • Retro Eagles wear another CKMSAC...

    Campbellsville Middle School won its eighth Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference Bowl championship in the 24-year history of the league with a 14-8 overtime win over Hart County at Dave Fryrear Field.
    The Eagles, wearing the uniforms of the 2005 team (the last CMS squad to claim the title), trailed 8-0 when the Raiders scored with 2:33 left in regulation on a five-yard run and a conversion tally.

  • Eagles shellack Lynn Camp 53-0

    Campbellsville High School rode stellar performances from its seniors on Friday as the Eagles went on the road to get their first district win of the 2011 season, knocking off the Lynn Camp Wildcats 53-0.
    CHS (4-4) scored early and often during the Wildcats’  homecoming game as senior signalcaller Josh Hicks got the party started with a 19-yard strike to fellow senior Dra Thornton for the Eagles’ first score.
    Hicks was at it again in less than five minutes as he found senior Tyler Carson from nine yards out, pushing the CHS lead to 12-0.

  • Mercer pulls away from Taylor 43...

    Mercer County scored the game’s final 36 points to upend home-standing Taylor County 43-7 on Friday night at Thomas Porter Stadium.
    The Titans (4-4) needed only 57 seconds to score the game’s first touchdown after a short delay when the lights would not turn on at Clay Marcum Field.
    After Mercer County did not connect on a 27-yard field goal, Taylor County went 80 yards on 14 plays to knot the score at 7-7 on Dylan Bright’s 11-yard score and Raphael Cunha’s extra-point boot.

  • CMS Eagles score last for 20-14...

    Campbellsville Middle School tallied two of three touchdowns in a two-minute stretch to upend visiting Taylor County 20-14 in the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference play-offs on Tuesday.
    The Eagles (9-3) scored the only first-half touchdown when Shay Stone connected with Austin Hash from 33 yards out.
    The Cardinals (5-5) took the lead with 3:24 left in the third quarter on Quentin Goodin’s 28-yard pass to Jarred Rogers and Goodin’s two-point conversion run.

  • Lady Dragons finish second at...

    Green County High School’s Lady Dragons, the two-time defending champions, finished second at the Girls’ State Golf Tournament on Saturday in Bowling Green.
    Sacred Heart of Louisville won the team title while Emma Talley of Caldwell County won her third individual title in four seasons. The University of Alabama-bound Talley would have had four, but she disqualified herself in 2009 for making a one-stroke mistake on her scorecard despite leading by six shots.

  • CU gridders fall 31-6 at...

    Campbellsville University was unable to get started offensively Saturday as the visiting Tigers were held to 232 yards on the road at Georgetown College as part of a 31-6 loss.
    David Hon scored the Tigers only points with a pair of field goals, each from the 34-yard-line.
    It was a heavy defensive day for Campbellsville, spending 36 minutes on the field through 77 plays.

  • Move handshakes to pre-game

    I first noticed this in the mid-1970s in Euclid, Ohio (suburb of Cleveland) where I was watching a baseball game as the University of Tennessee was recruiting a basketball player who just happened to also compete on the diamond.
    After the game, I noticed both teams going through a line, shaking hands or giving each other opponent a high five.
    I thought it was odd then and as time goes on I think it’s still odd.
    I know the standard lines — it’s good to show sportsmanship and youngsters need to learn to be “good” losers.

  • CHS stumbles out of district gate

    A lethargic start put Campbellsville High School into a hole they could never fully get out of and a 28-27 loss in the Eagles’ district opener at home to Williamsburg on Friday night.
    The Eagles (3-4) trailed 22-0 early as sophomore quarterback Dalton Sizemore hooked up twice (13 and 16 yards) with freshman wide receiver Skyler Griffith around a nine-yard TD run by freshman Jefferson Patrick.
    The Yellow Jackets also converted their first two two-point tries and led 22-0.