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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cards turn it over at Adair

    Taylor County never overcame a 7-0 Adair County start and dropped a 55-37 decision to the Lady Indians on Friday night in Columbia.

    The Lady Cardinals (1-2) did not score until 2:30 left in the first quarter on Cayla Rucker's three-pointer and trailed by as many as 14 in the first half and trailed 26-16 at half-time.

    Baskets by MeLeigha Pollock and Mercedes Cox cut the intermission deficit to 26-16.

  • Cards come up short to Indians

    Taylor County's Cardinals fought back from an eight-point third-quarter deficit to tie defending Fifth Region champion Adair County only to be outscored down the stretch 46-42 on Friday night in Columbia.

    Coach Troy Young's club held its only lead at 13-12 in the second quarter on Lloyd Stotts' three-pointer.

    Adair County (4-0) used a 9-2 run to end the first half and lead 23-16 at the intermission despite 10 points by TCHS senior Josh Gumm.

  • Tigers roll past Asbury

    Campbellsville University hit 10 three-pointers and coach Keith Adkins' Tigers rolled to their 10th victory in 12 outings 83-64 on Tuesday night at home vs. Asbury College.

    Bubba Long's 18 points paced the five CU starters, who all reached double figures. Kyle Martin added 14 points, Nestor Colmenares and Troy Harris 11 apiece and Marcus Nicks 10.

    Colmenares also had nine rebounds while Long had seven assists.

    The Tigers play at Berea on Saturday and will be off until Dec. 17 when they host Berry (Ga.).

  • Cox, Gumm combine for 49 in TC...

    Taylor County broke away from an 8-8 tie and posted an easy 75-45 district victory against visiting cross-town rival Campbellsville on Tuesday night.

    "I'm glad to get the good win," Cards' head coach Troy Young said. "But, the score is very deceiving. And, that sort of worries me the next time we play them."

    Chase Cox (12) and Josh Gumm (11) combined for 23 first-half points and the Cardinals led 37-16 at the intermission.

  • Lady Cards even record with win...

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals used an 8-2 run to end the first half, scored the first seven points of the second half and posted a 55-42 triumph over Campbellsville at home on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Cardinals (1-1) took the lead for good on MeLeigha Pollock's three-point basket at 2:57 of the first quarter. However, the Lady Eagles stayed close and trailed only 14-12 after consecutive baskets by Destiny Wilson, Tiffany Slone and Bronte Karr.

    That is, before Taylor County went on its streak and the Lady Cardinal lead grew to 18 in the fourth quarter.

  • Lady Tigers win twice in Bethel...

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tigers picked up two basketball wins over the weekend in the Bethel College Classic in McKenzie, Tenn.

    The wins run the Lady Tigers' record to 6-3 with a couple of tough home contests Friday and Saturday in the Citizens Bank Classic against Shawnee State and defending NAIA national champion Lambuth.

    On Friday against Central Baptist, Campbellsville pulled away from a 37-31 half-time lead and posted a 79-59 win.

    The Lady Tigers held Central Baptist scoreless for the first seven minutes of the second half to help pull away.

  • CU hoopsters route Urbana 92-63

    Campbellsville University rolled past Urbana (Ohio) 92-63 on Friday night in their annual game at Gallatin County High School in Warsaw, Ky.

    The Tigers rolled to a 45-23 half-time lead and coach Keith Adkins was able to use 12 players for at least eight minutes apiece.

    Nestor Colmenares paced CU with 16 ponts and nine rebounds while Bubba Long and Deveon Jenkins added 13 points apiece and Shawn Savage had 10.

  • Cards claim home triumph vs. E-...

    Taylor County failed to hold onto three double-digit leads, but still managed a 60-55 triumph at home on Friday night vs. Elizabethtown.

    Chase Cox tallied 10 early points to stake the Cardinals to a 15-2 lead and TCHS held a 19-6 advantage on Taylor Cox's putback starting the second quarter.

    However, the Panthers (0-2 with a season-opening loss at Adair County) fought to within five (31-26) at the half and tied the contest at 33-33 early in quarter number three.

  • Lady Hawks swoop over Lady...

    Campbellsville's Lady Eagles started off slow and dropped a 61-49 home-court decision to LaRue County on Friday night.

    The Lady Eagles trailed 18-8 and 41-22 in the first half before battling back to 47-35 at the third-quarter stop.

    Three Lady Eagles, Danielle Morris, Bronte Karr and Destiny Wilson, scored 10 points apiece for Campbellsville while Tiffany Slone added nine.

    Lyndsay Whitlock of LaRue County led all scorers with 17 points while Michelle Seymour added 11 and Nancy Howell 10.

  • Lady Tigers eliminated in Pool D...

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tigers saw their volleyball season come to an end on Friday morning when coach Randy LeBleu's club was eliminated in the NAIA National Tournament in Columbia, Mo.

    The Lady Tigers fell to Columbia College 31-29 after beating Mobile 31-19 in the first play-in game earlier in the day.

    Campbellsville, Columbia and Mobile all tied with 1-2 records during Pool D play and were forced into a tie-breaker to determine which team would advance into the championship bracket.