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Today's Sports

  • CHS tabs Chappell as Eagles...

    After receiving 34 applications from eight states and interviewing seven of eight finalists, Campbellsville High School has decided upon 32-year-old Jason Chappell to direct the Eagles' football program.

    "We felt like after the process, with his work ethic, character, discipline and fun for the game, we felt like he was best for the job," CHS principal Mike Deaton told a group of players, parents and supporters on Monday night in the cafeteria.

  • Cards survive Eagles in...

    Taylor County Cardinals' head coach Troy Young knew in rival games strange things can happen, and this most important game of the season was the win-or-go-home tilt in the district tournament.

    He had already seen where an 18-5 Glasgow team lost to a 4-23 Barren County squad and where Christian County (18-8) needed overtime to best Hopkinsville (12-12).

    Taylor County (22-6) overcame five ties with cross-town rival Campbellsville (17-11) and won over the Eagles in the 20th District Tournament on Thursday night at Adair County.

  • BREAKING NEWS: CHS tabs Chappell...

    Campbellsville High School has hired Jason Chappell as its next head football coach.

    Chappell, 32, has been the head coach the last three seasons at South Laurel. Before that the M.C. Napier High School graduate was the head man at Perry County Central.

     A complete story will run in Thursday's CKNJ.

  • Lady Eagles eliminated by Lady...

    Adair County jumped on Campbellsville's Lady Eagles early with a 10-0 lead and posted a 62-39 20th District Tournament triumph on Monday night on the Lady Indians' home court.

    CHS did cut its deficit to seven (11-4) in the first frame on two Amber Gamboa free throws and was behind by eight (22-14) on a Danielle Morris three-pointer and a Gamboa lay-up.

    However, Adair County used a 14-0 second-half run to increase a double-digit lead further out to 27 (53-26) on Whitney Rodgers' bucket.

  • Cumberlands collects two from CU...

    The University of the Cumberlands took a Mid-South Conference doubleheader from visiting Campbellsville University on Thursday night.

    The Lady Tigers (24-5 overall and 9-2 in the MSC) shot only 40 percent (24-60) and committed 20 turnovers in their 70-64 setback.

    Courtney Danis had 24 points for CU and Whitney Ballinger 16 points and 11 rebounds.

  • Lady Knights send Lady Cards home

    Marion County scored the first 22 points in the 20th District Tournament on Tuesday night and rolled to a 71-36 victory over Taylor County in John Burr Memorial Gymnasium at Adair County High School.

    Brooke Roberts started the Lady Knight onslaught with three first-quarter three-pointers and the Lady Cardinals did not remove the zero from the scoreboard until Marsha Kessler hit a pair of charity tosses with 7:07 left in the second quarter.

    Taylor County's first hoop came on Mercedes Cox's three-pointer with 3:32 before the half.

  • Tigers, Lady Tigers complete MSC...

    Campbellsville University men's and women's basketball teams swept a home twinbill from Saint Catharine College on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Tigers, 24-4 overall and 9-1 vs. Mid-South Conference foes, stayed on top of the league race with an 87-54 triumph over the Lady Patriots.

    Wendi Messer led CU with 15 points while Kristi Ensminger added 13 and reserve forwards Corin Dunn and Jarobia Hill nine and eight points, respectively. Hill also had 10 rebounds.

  • Davis-led Eagles nail Nelson 61-...

    Sophomore guard Matthew Davis hit four three-pointers and scored 22 points as the Campbellsville High School Eagles concluded regular-season play with a 61-50 road win over Nelson County on Friday night.

    Juniors Thomas Downs and Bryton Taylor added 12 and 10 points, respectively, for coach Tim Davis' troops.

    Campbellsville (17-10) plays Taylor County in the 20th District Tournament on Thursday (7:30) at Adair County.

  • Lindsey Wilson wins MSC twinbill...

    Campbellsville University dropped a Mid-South Conference doubleheader at Lindsey Wilson College on Thursday night.

    The No. 9 Lady Tigers saw their 10-game winning streak stopped with a 60-48 setback to the No. 21 Lady Raiders in the opener.

    Coach Ginger Colvin's team hit only 18 of 61 shots (29.5 percent) and committed 21 turnovers.

    Whitney Ballinger paced the Lady Tigers (23-4) with 16 points and 12 rebounds.

    The CU men fell 66-58 in the nightcap.

  • Lady Tigers qualify four for...

    Campbellsville University's swim team has qualified four swimmers in seven individual events and five relay teams for the National NAIA Swimming and Diving Championships on March 4-7 at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters, Mo.

    Meagan Pickett and Lyndsay Ritchey, Brooke Cato and Tori Reiss secured national times in the breaststroke, freestyle and backstroke, respectively, and relay teams have qualified in the 200 free, 200 medley, 400 medley, 400 freestyle and 800 freestyle races.