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Today's Sports

  • Taylor tops LaRue by 30

    Taylor County tallied 14 straight points in the first quarter and never looked back in blasting the visiting LaRue County Hawks 79-49 on Friday night.

    Chase Cox's 11 first-half points and eight more by Lloyd Stotts enabled the Cardinals to build a 39-16 half-time cushion.

    Tyler Hornback had nine for LaRue County in the first two frames, but the Hawks could get no closer than 19 in the second half.

  • Tigers see 10-point, second-half...

    Campbellsville University led 41-31 early in the second half, but could not overcome an 18-2 Pikeville run and fell to the visiting Bears 77-69 on Thursday night.

    The Tigers (7-16) used 14 points from senior Zach Allender to build a 37-31 half-time cushion and led 41-31 after Troy Harris' three and Hristo Petkov's free throw at 17:56.

    However, the Bears reeled off 11 straight points and 18 of the next 20 and Campbellsville could manage only two ties the rest of the way.

  • Lady Cards come back to down...

    LaRue County jumped out a 9-0 lead, but Taylor County's Lady Cardinals fought back to a 16-16 half-time tie and downed the Lady Hawks 43-39 on Friday night.

    LaRue County got six first-frame points from Lyndsey Whitlock, a three from Nancy Howell and three points from Shana Zajdel to lead 12-5, but the Lady Cardinals (12-11) used six second-period points from Elizabeth Thomas to knot the score at the intermission.

    The lead changed hands five times in the third quarter with Hope Wigginton's left-wing trey, giving Taylor County the lead for good at 26-24.

  • TCHS tabs McQueary for Fifth...

    Taylor County High School honored former girls' basketball coach Rollin McQueary as its latest selection to the Fifth Region Athletics' Director Hall of Fame.

    McQueary, who was honored before Friday night's Taylor County-LaRue County doubleheader is the school's all-time winningest girls' coach with 281 wins. He also guided the Lady Cardinals to their only Fifth Region championship in 1977 and a berth in the state tournament.

    McQueary, who is retired from teaching and coaching, is currently a Fifth Region basketball official.

  • Wigginton scores 28 in Lady...

    Hope Wigginton scored Taylor County's first nine points and the last two of the first quarter to spark the Lady Cardinals to a 58-36 home triumph over Washington County on Tuesday night.

    Wigginton, a sophomore guard, had 11 points in the first quarter, three in the second frame, nine in the third period and five in the last quarter en route to her 28-point night.

    MeLeigha Pollock added 13 for coach Jenny Jessie's club while Megan Peake had seven points and a game-high nine rebounds.

  • Lady Tigers use 13 treys to...

    Melly Heaton sank five three-point baskets and fellow sophomore Wendi Messer had four treys in pacing the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers past Pikeville College 91-67 in the Powell Athletic Center on Thursday night.

    Heaton led CU, who connected on 13 of 26 shots from behind the arc, with 21 points while Whitney Ballinger added 20, Courtney Danis 15 and Messer 12. Ballinger also had eight rebounds and five blocked shots while T.J. Thomas had six assists and three steals.

  • Lady Eagles crush KSD, CHS...

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles won their seventh game of the season as coach Cameron Jackson was afforded the luxury of playing his youngest players in a 65-16 shellacking of Kentucky School for the Deaf in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Tuesday.

    Eighth-grader Heather Watson led the Lady Eagles with 16 points while junior Ashley Kessinger added 14 and eighth-grader Brittany Vaught had nine.

    The Lady Eagles host Washington County on Saturday before entertaining Caverna on Tuesday and Fort Knox next Thursday.

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  • Lady Tigers, Georgetown men romp

    Campbellsville University split a Mid-South Conference twinbill at Georgetown on Saturday.

    The Lady Tigers (22-3) chalked up a 75-56 triumph as Whitney Ballinger (17), Courtney Danis (16) and Melly Heaton (11) paced coach Ginger Colvin's club.

    Georgetown won the men's tilt 73-45 with Zach Allender and Troy Harris scoring 15 and 12 points, respectively, for CU.

  • Tigers ink 45 new football...

    It was announced on Wednesday that 45 new players will be donning a Campbellsville University Tiger uniform in the fall of 2009.

    Head Coach Perry Thomas says this class is quite strong and should make an immediate impact.

    "We feel really good about the guys we are bringing in," Thomas said. "This class rivals the class we brought in last year. Any time you are building to win a national championship, you have to be able to stack strong recruiting classes back to back and we feel we have done this."

  • TCHS boys roll by Commanders 67-...

    Taylor County canned 10 three-pointers and demolished visiting Washington County 67-37 on Tuesday night.

    The Cardinals led only 9-8 before tallying the game's next 16 points and the rout was on.

    Chase Cox hit four treys while fellow senior back-court starting mate Michael Coulter and reserve guard Tyler Moss had three apiece.

    Cox finished with 24 points while Lloyd Stotts added 10 and Coulter, Moss and senior Shane Morris had nine apiece for coach Troy Young's outfit.

    Lee Mudd (13) was the lone double-digit scorer for the Commanders.