Today's Sports

  • Hart uses late run to upend Lady...

    Hart County used a 20-8 second-half run and Lindsey Burd stole an in-bounds pass with 6.8 seconds to hold off the upset-minded Taylor County Lady Cardinals 60-57 on Tuesday night.
    Taylor County (11-5) led 44-37 after a pair of Hope Wigginton free throws before the Lady Raider spurt.
    Mercedes Cox (17), Elizabeth Thomas (14) and Wigginton (13) reached double digits for TCHS.

  • TCHS' W-crew hammers Hart...

    The trifecta of Caleb Wigginton, Tevin Webster and Trae Wells spearheaded the Taylor County 75-35 rout of Hart County on Tuesday night.
    The freshman Wigginton hit five of his six three-pointers and scored 17 of his game-high 24 points in the first quarter as the Cardinals raced out to a 27-5 advantage.
    Webster, a senior, tallied nine baskets for 18 points, along with 10 rebounds and four blocked shots while Wells, a junior, had 11 assists without making a basket.

  • Lady Tigers move to 5-0 in...

    Campbellsville University’s Lady Tigers connected on 36 of 43 free throws for an 85-76 Mid-South Conference decision over Pike-ville College on Thursday night in the Powell Athletic Center.
    The No. 3-rated Lady Tigers (12-2 overall and 5-0 against conference foes) led by nine (35-26) at the break before the pesky Lady Bears (9-5, 0-5) trimmed the deficit to 55-54.
    However, coach Ginger Colvin’s club used a 10-3 run and never looked back as Campbellsville’s charity stripe shooting was paced by Whitney Ballinger’s 14-17 effort.

  • Tigers lose at home to Pikeville

    Campbellsville University fought back from a 15-point half-time deficit but could get no closer than three in the second half and dropped an 87-76 Mid-South Conference home game to Pikeville College on Thursday.
    After the Bears (14-3 overall and 3-2 in the MSC), led 44-29 at the intermission, coach Keith Adkins’ Tigers (9-6, 3-2) out-scored the visitors 18-8 to trail by only five (52-47) with 16 minutes to play.

  • Lady Eagles upend Portland...

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady  Eagles posted their fourth victory of the season with a 37-16 Monday night home win over Portland Christian.
    Coach Cameron Jackson’s club led 21-12 at the half and out-scored the visitors 16-4 in the second half.
    Tiffany Slone led a balanced CHS attack with 13 points while Brittany Vaught added eight and Heather Watson and Masi Wilson six apiece.
    Vaught also grabbed six rebounds and Slone had eight steals.

  • CU hoop teams post MSC sweep in...

    CU Press Releases

    Defense has been the central theme of Campbellsville University head coach Keith Adkins’ sermon all week, mainly to hold opponents below 65 points.
    That’s exactly what happened in Monday’s Mid-South Conference makeup game, as the Tigers held University of Virginia’s College at Wise to its lowest offensive production of the season in a 74-55 home win at Powell Athletic Center. It’s the 20th win all-time against the first-year Mid-South Conference member.

  • Mrs. G in her fifth decade with...

    Name the woman who has been involved and seen the most basketball and football games over the last five decades at Campbellsville High School?
    If you answered Carol Gossage you just picked the  CHS’ inductee in the 2011 Fifth Region Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame.
    Gossage, known as Mrs. G, has been the Cheer Coach at Campbellsville High School for 31 years and has a total of 47 years coaching.
    Gossage retired from teaching after 31 years of service after teaching Health/PE, General Science and Anatomy.

  • Davis scores 38 at Green

    Campbellsville High School rode the 38-point performance of senior Matthew Davis to roll past Green County on the road 65-48 on Saturday night.
    The Eagles (9-4) trailed 12-9 after two Skyler Shively free throws with 1:49 left in the opening quarter.
    But, Davis, who scored two early baskets, had two late ones to send CHS to the second frame up 15-12.
    Davis, who became the boys’ 16th member of the 1,000-point club with his 29 point, tallied 13 points in the second quarter, 11 more in the third period and three steals and lay-ups in the fourth frame.

  • Horseback tours for viewing elk

    Few people could have envisioned the success of the elk reintroduction effort in Kentucky. It has succeeded the dreams of even the most optimistic planners.
    Elk once roamed the eastern Kentucky hills, valleys and mountains, but then for decades disappeared from the landscape. Then Kentucky biologists and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation began discussing and planning the reintroduction, which resulted in transplanting seven elk from Western Kansas in 1997.

  • Cotton disagrees with TC brass...

    The silence has been deafening. Although it was understood that Taylor County High School head football coach Curtis Cotton had met with the administration on Monday, Jan. 3 and had turned in his resignation on Tuesday, Jan. 4, it was not made public until the personnel report was released on Wednesday, Jan. 12.