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  • Raceland scores 23 points around...

    Raceland scored the first 10 points, but trailed 20-10 before tallying the final 13 points to prevail 23-20 over Campbellsville on Friday night in Class A football play-off action at Dave Fryrear Field.

    After a scoreless first quarter, the Rams (8-4) struck first when Bobby McKee’s 20-yard punt return set up a Tyler Farley to McKee 23-yard connection.

    Rocky Jobe’s point-after kick and later 25-yard field goal put Raceland up 10-0 with 6:04 left in the half.

  • CU men knock off No. 11 Union U.

    Campbellsville University point guard T.J. Bishop knocked down 6-of-6 free throws in the final 30 seconds to secure a 57-50 victory over No. 11 Union University in Jackson, Tenn. on Tuesday night.

    “That’s senior leadership,” CU head coach Keith Adkins said. “That’s what you expect.

  • Lady Tigers sweep Illinois road...

    The Campbellsville University women’s basketball squad improved its record to 3-0 with road wins on Friday and Saturday in Illinois.

    Mackenzie Lee hit two of her eight free throws (her only points) with 0.3 seconds to go as the Lady Tigers survived 77-75 Friday night vs. Robert Morris University.

    Whitney Ballinger led CU with 20 points while reserves Corin Dunn (10 points, nine rebounds), Megan Isaacs (12 points, five rebounds) and Lee played key roles.

    The Lady Tigers dispatched St. Francis 82-73 in Joliet, Ill. on Saturday to keep their season perfect.

  • Raceland favored vs....

    Despite being the No. 1 seed and the host squad, the Campbellsville High School Eagles are considered underdogs in their second-round play-off game vs. the Raceland Rams.

    Despite identical records, the Courier-Journal’s Litkhenhous ratings have Raceland as a six-point favorite while the Herald-Leader’s Cantrall ratings have the Rams 7.5 points in front of the Eagles. Raceland was also rated ninth in Class A in the final Associated Press poll last week.

  • CU Tigers now 2-0 after Saturday...

    Campbellsville University trailed Roberts Wesleyan College by three points, 8-5, in the first five minutes of the game, until Joe Robinson scored five straight points on two buckets and a free throw to give the Tigers a 10-8 lead.

    The Tigers never looked back, taking a 33-23 lead into half-time and leading by as many as 24 late in the game, as CU beat RWC 83-61 in the Lindsey Wilson Classic on Saturday.

  • Eagles advance to second round

    Campbellsville High School seized an early lead in its opening-round playoff game Friday night and never looked back as the Eagles marched into round two with a 47-0 shutout of Nicholas County.

    “We had an unbelievable week of preparation and it showed tonight,” CHS head coach Jason Chappell remarked.

    After holding Nicholas County on its opening series, Aaron Schwoebel connected with Bryton Taylor on a 20-yard corner route to start the scoring.

  • Lady Tigers begin with 99-87...

    The No. 11 Campbellsville University Lady Tigers got their 2009-2010 season tipped off Monday night in Sumter, S.C. with a 99-87 win over Morris College.

    The Lady Tigers rode the double-digit first-half scoring of four players to manufacture a 59-41 lead at intermission over their athletic opponent.

  • CU clinches winning football...

    Campbellsville University overcame a 20-3 deficit to beat Union College 31-29 on Senior Day and guarantee the program’s first winning season since 2004.

    “This win just moves us to another level in this program,” said Campbellsville University head coach Perry Thomas, who took over the CU program in 2008 after a 0-10 season the year before. “It also says a lot about our seniors’ character for staying with the program and not giving up in the tough years.”

  • No. 11-rated Lady Tigers tip off...

    The No. 11-ranked Campbellsville University Lady Tigers begin their 2009-10 basketball season Monday on the road at Morris College in Sumter, S.C.

    After road games this weekend in Illinois, coach Ginger Colvin’s club goes to McKenzie, Tenn.  next weekend for the Roy N. Baker Classic.

    After a road trip to Oakland City (Ind.) on Nov. 27, the Lady Tigers start the home portion of their schedule on Friday, Nov. 27 vs. McKendree College.

    CU is led by a pair of Mid-South Conference returnees in juniors Courtney Danis and Whitney Ballinger.

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