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Today's Sports

  • Holmes, CU baseball, NASCAR...

    What could get much more American and summer-like than golf, baseball and stock car racing in February?

    NASCAR is one of the few sports that have its premier event at the first of the season. That takes place this Sunday when the Daytona 500 is run.

    This season's Sprint Cup, yes that's a change from last year's Nextel Cup, and the Nationwide Series, no longer the Busch Series, appear in the Feb. 14 sports section along with the list of Sprint Cup drivers and the previous winners at America's Greatest Race.

  • Adair slips by TC's Cards...

    Adair County scored last and the Indians bested homestanding Taylor County 45-44 on Tuesday night.

    The Indians (18-4 with losses to Boone County, Madison Central, University Heights and Lexington Lafayette) trailed 35-30 with 5:13 left in the fourth quarter when Leonard Macon completed a three-point play for the Cardinals.

    However, the defending Fifth Region champions used an 8-2 run to take a 38-37 advantage.

  • Lady Eagles' strong half...

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles fought first-half foul difficulties, but stretched a one-point lead into a 12-point triumph at Fort Knox on Saturday afternoon.

    The Lady Eagles (3-18) outscored the home team 42-31 in the second half and used Bronte Karr's double-double and also got double-digit scoring efforts from Danielle Morris and Destiny Wilson.

    Karr hit 16 of 17 free throws and also grabbed 10 rebounds while Morris scored 15, Wilson 13 and Tiffany Slone eight.

  • TCHS announces three new head...

    Three new head coaches will take over the reigns of three different athletic programs at Taylor County High School.

    Kelly "K.J." Townsend is the Lady Cardinals' new softball coach while Victor Johnson will be the head track coach and Matt Arnold the boys' soccer coach.

    Townsend, a former player and coach at Campbellsville University, will become the sixth boss of one of the most successful programs at TCHS.

    The Lady Cardinals have won 13 district championships, including the last four and five of the last six.

  • Taylor spurts last at Marion

    Taylor County won the battle of long runs with a decisive 12-1 finish to down home-standing Marion County 63-47 on Friday night.

    The Cardinals (13-7) took the lead for good at 20-11 on an 11-0 run ending the first quarter and starting the second period.

    Chase Cox's three-pointer started the rally with Shane Morris hitting two free throws, Lloyd Stotts one charity toss, Leonard Macon a lay-up and Josh Gumm a trey during the blitz.

  • Eagles fall in finals at...

    The Campbellsville High School Eagles could not overcome the talented Bardstown Tigers in the championship game of the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic championship game and fell 85-67.

    The Tigers (14-4) led by only one at the end of the first quarter (20-19), but the host team went on a 12-0 run in the second quarter to take a 48-34 lead at the break.

  • Lady Knights break away from...

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals stayed within striking distance throughout the first half, but the Tacarra Hayes-Marion County Lady Knights used a 10-0 start in the third quarter to roar past the visitors 70-39 on Friday night in Lebanon.

    Taylor County (8-12) led only once (5-4) on MeLeigha Pollock's two free throws at 4:10 in the first quarter. However, the Lady Cardinals stayed within striking distance (31-21) at the half as Cayla Rucker hit a pair of three-point baskets and finished the second period with a conventional three-point play.

  • Lady Eagles stumble out of gate

    A 22-7 start by Russell County spelled a 59-48 defeat for the Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles at home on Friday night to the Lady Lakers.

    CHS (2-17) won the last three quarters 41-37, but could not overcome the 15-point, first-quarter deficit.

    Danielle Morris, who made the all-tournament and all-academic team at the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic in Bardstown, led the Lady Eagles with 22 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals.

  • Eight Tigers score in double...

    Eight players reached double-digit scoring on Saturday for the Campbellsville University Tigers as the NAIA's 10th ranked team defeated OSU-Mansfield 109-35 at home.

    Campbellsville, now 17-3 on the season, was led by the 15-point performances of Hristo Petkov and Troy Harris. Petkov also grabbed a game-high nine rebounds.

    The Tigers were 16 of 27 from the three-point line and shot 57.5 percent from the field for the game. Campbellsville won the rebounding battle by a 47-23 margin and forced OSU-Mansfield into 25 turnovers.

  • Heaton's 3-point play...

    Freshman Melly Heaton completed a three-point play to give Campbellsville University a three-point lead with under 30 seconds remaining as the Lady Tigers held on to win 80-76 at Indiana University Southeast on Saturday.

    Campbellsville built a 17-point lead in the second half, but the Lady Grenadiers chipped away and cut it to one point, 77-76, before Heaton hit a lay-up, was fouled and made the subsequent free-throw to seal the win.