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Today's Sports

  • Tigers get eighth straight

    Sixth ranked Campbellsville University built a 21-point lead in the second half en route to its 11th win of the season, 73-55 at Berea College on Saturday night.

    The Tigers held Berea to 33.3 percent shooting, including 20.7 percent from the three-point line and had three players score in double digits.

    Marcus Nicks paced the Tigers with 14 points, including 7-8 from the free-throw line, Kyle Martin had 12 points and Nestor Colmenares chipped in 11.

    Campbellsville (11-2) hosts Berry (Ga.) in the final game of the 2007 portion of the season on Monday at 6:00.

  • Lady Indians pull away late from...

    Adair County's Lady Indians used a second-half run to pull away from Campbellsville 59-36 Tuesday night in Columbia.

    Coach Mike Sneed's Lady Eagles held three first-quarter leads before Adair County used 10 points from Carli Burton to pull ahead for good.

    CHS trailed only 21-20 before the Lady Indians scored the final four points of the first half.

    The Lady Eagles stayed within striking distance and trailed only 35-31 when Bronte Karr nailed a three-pointer at 3:51 of the third quarter.

  • Cards get it inside during rout...

    Coming off their lone loss of the season, Taylor County's Cardinals posted a convincing 89-51 home triumph over Bethlehem.

    "We did a better job feeding the post," TCHS head coach Troy Young admitted. "Which was a point of emphasis after the Adair County game."

    The Cards fell behind 7-0 and 10-2, but "finally woke up a little bit" to lead 21-14 at the first-quarter stop and 39-25 at halftime.

    Taylor County put up 50 second-half points and Young was afforded the luxury of using his bench in its fourth win in five contests.

  • Lady Tigers drop two in Citizens...

    Lambuth's Lady Eagles, the defending NAIA Division 1 national champions, used an 18-3 run to end the first half and never looked back in an 85-74 win on Saturday over the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers in the Citizens Bank Classic.

    The Lady Eagles took their largest lead, 46-26 at the start of the second half before Campbellsville managed to claw within eight points at 74-66 with 2:47 remaining when Courtney Danis' basket pulled the Lady Tigers within single digits.

  • CU volleyball assistant coach...

    Doris Wefwafwa of Kenya, a student assistant volleyball coach at Campbellsville University, and a former All-American for the Lady Tigers volleyball team, died unexpectedly Monday afternoon after a short illness.

    Wefwafwa, who was to graduate tomorrow with a bachelor of social work degree, died at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown, Ky. She was 34.

    "Campbellsville University will get Doris home to be with her family," said Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, at a prayer service for Wefwafwa on Tuesday in the Ransdell Chapel.

  • Look for Cats to win second...

    Never one to shy away from making predictions, here's this sports editor's selections for the 32 post-season football games. And, if you bet, go and pick the other team and you'll get more right than me.

    Poinsetta Utah

    New Orleans Memphis

    Papajohns.com Cincinnati

    New Mexico Nevada

    Las Vegas Brigham Young

    Hawaii Boise State

    Motor City Purdue

    Holiday Texas

    Champs Sports Boston College

    Texas TCU

    Emerald Oregon State

    Meineke Car Care Wake Forest

    Liberty Central Florida

    Alamo Penn State

  • 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.