Today's Sports

  • Cox drops to Cards' delight...

    Zack Cox expected to go higher in the Major League Baseball Draft, but it was to the delight and benefit of the St. Louis Cardinals as they tabbed Arkansas with the 25th pick in the first round of Monday’s first-round selections.

    “He’s got a tremendous swing,” St. Louis vice president of scouting and player development Jeff Luhnow said, calling Cox the “best college bat” in the draft. “He’s been a baseball rat his entire life. He puts everything he has into the game, and it shows.

  • Tungate triumphs for 30th time...

    Campbellsville’s Tim Tungate claimed his 30th career Bluegrass Speedway feature in the Super Late Models on Saturday night in Bardstown while Robbie Settles of New Haven won the Seventh Annual Shorty Gardner Memorial for the WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman feature and Jason Wheatley of Loretto was tops in UMP Modifieds and Timmy Glazer of Bardstown won the UMP Street Stock feature.

  • Hollingsworth named top AD in...

    Campbellsville University Athletic Director Rusty Hollingsworth was named the 2009-10 Mid-South Conference Athletic Director of the Year at the MSC annual meeting Wednesday. The award is selected by a vote of athletic directors in the conference.

  • Eagles knocked out in region...

    Campbellsville fought back from an early 2-0 deficit to lead 3-2, but Elizabethtown scored the final four runs to upend the Eagles 6-3 in a first-round Fifth Region Baseball Tournament tilt at LaRue County on Monday afternoon.

    The Panthers had four straight batters reach with one out in the top of the first and led 2-0. The deficit could have been greater for CHS as one Panther was thrown out at the plate after  a wild pitch and another runner was picked off.

  • Central Hardin pulls away from...

    Central Hardin tallied five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and two more in the sixth to pull away from Taylor County 11-2 in the opening game of the Fifth Region Baseball Tournament on Monday morning at LaRue County.

    The Bruins plated three runs in their first at-bat before the Cardinals answered with two runs in the top of the second.

    Logan Tucker walked and stole two bases before James Clements singled past third base and starting pitcher Jordan Hinton singled to right after a walk to Alan-Michael Barnett.

  • Nelson takes down Lady Cards 5-3

    Paige Holt baffled Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals for the first five innings in the first round of the Fifth Region Softball Tournament on Monday afternoon at Central Hardin.

    The senior allowed only infield hits to Brianne Leach in the second inning and Courtney Hunt in the third while Nelson County plated three runs on four hits in the second and two runs on three hits in the fourth for a 5-0 cushion.

    However, coach Kelly Townsend’s club picked up five hits in the last three frames, only to come up short 5-3 to the 19th District champions.

  • Local trio earns huge baseball...

    Aaron Schwoebel, Taylor Levi and Levi Smith picked up huge baseball honors in the last couple of weeks.

    * Schwoebel, who graduated last month from Campbellsville, is the Fifth Region Player of the Year and will play in the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games.

    * Levi, who just completed his junior season with the Eagles, will play in the East-West Junior All-Star Games this summer.

  • Rattliff rolls to victory lane...

    Exciting racing action kicked off the 2010 Memorial Day Holiday Weekend at Ponderosa Speedway and Justin Rattliff of Campbellsville scored his second win of the season at “Kentucky’s Baddest Bullring” by claiming the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Super Late Model feature event.

    Todd Coffman of Junction City picked up his third Bob Allen Motor Mall Pro Late Model feature win of the season and Jason Wheatley of Loretto won his first Clayton Homes UMP Modified feature race of 2010.

  • Fifth Region Tournament...

    Fifth Region Softball Tournament

    At Central Hardin

    Monday, May 31

    First-round games

    Green County 10, North Hardin 0

    Marion County 10, Washington County 0

    Nelson County 5, Taylor County 3

    Central Hardin 10, Hart County 0

    Tuesday, June 1


    Green County 2, Marion County 1

    Nelson County 6, Central Hardin 0

    Wednesday, June 2

    Green County 2, Nelson County 0

    Fifth Region Baseball Tournament

    At LaRue County

    Monday, May 31

    First-round games

  • Eagles make it three straight in...

    Campbellsville made it three straight 20th District Tournament baseball titles by upending Taylor County 4-2 on Tuesday afternoon on Shaw Field.

    The Eagles used a third-inning single from Bryton Taylor for a 1-0 lead and added three runs in the fifth on a two-run double by Taylor Levi and a left-field single from Brett Kearney.