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Today's News

  • Sublett overcomes slump, shines in senior year

    A lingering shoulder injury sustained during basketball season led to Danielle Sublett getting off to a slower-than-normal start in softball season.

    The Taylor County senior third baseman began the year in a bit of a hitting slump, admitting she was thinking too much and letting the small things get to her during early-season at-bats.

  • Meet Kenzi Forbis, version 2.0

    Kenzi Forbis looks back on her freshman season and really doesn’t like what she sees.

    Campbellsville’s sophomore right-handed pitcher struggled with walking batters and letting a bad inning snowball on her in 2018, leading to several frustrating outings.

  • Relay team shooting for spot at state

    A team is only as strong as its weakest link, but Campbellsville’s 4x200-meter relay team doesn’t appear to have any weak links.

    Between seniors Evan McAninch, Charlie Pettigrew, Joe Pipes and DaeSean VanCleave and sophomore Reggie Thomas, the Eagles have a strong unit manning one of the short relays.

  • Taylor County senior DeJhon Irvin soaring to new heights in high jump

    They say you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.

    That’s how Taylor County track coach Chris Jelks felt when he was trying to get senior DeJhon Irvin to come out for the team this year.

    Jelks attended a Cardinals basketball game in the winter and noticed Irvin, the team’s point guard, could practically “jump out of the gym.” Jelks knew he had to try and get Irvin to join the track team.

  • CHS, TCHS in action at the Carl Deaton Classic at Green County High School
  • Notebook: Wild finish at Kentucky Derby

    A few thoughts on the world of sports while thinking about how crazy the next few weeks are going to be for yours truly:

    How wild was the Kentucky Derby last weekend?

    Maximum Security, the odds-on favorite after the initial favorite was scratched from the race, appeared to win the 145th running of the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs.

    But in the seconds following the race, two jockeys filed an objection and three stewards reviewed the race for more than 20 minutes.

  • Taylor beats North, Lady Eagles fall to Washington County

    Despite facing an eight-run deficit to 5th Region rival North Hardin, the Taylor County Lady Cardinals believe they are never truly out of a game until the final out is recorded.

    Homestanding Taylor County exploded for 10 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and then held on for a 12-10 victory Tuesday evening.

    The Lady Cardinals improved to 15-9 on the season, winning for the eighth time in 11 games.

    Taylor County 19, Monroe County 2

  • Orberson, Eagles top Hawks on road

    Sophomore southpaw John Orberson threw a complete-game two-hitter in Campbellsville’s 5-0 win at 5th Region rival LaRue County Tuesday evening.

    Orberson struck out eight and walked three as the Eagles improved to 22-7, winning for just the third time in their last seven games.

    Senior Treyce Mattingly paced Campbellsville at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two RBIs. Senior Ryan Kearney was 2-for-3 with three runs scored, Orberson had an RBI triple.

  • Tennis players advance to conference finals

    Three area singles players and three doubles teams advanced to Wednesday’s championship matches of the Heartland Conference Tennis Tournament at Miller Park.

    The tournament kicked off with the first two rounds Monday, with girls’ matches at Miller Park and boys’ matches at Campbellsville University. All semifinals were played Tuesday at Miller Park.

  • Central Kentucky Missing Persons Day is Saturday

    John L. Moore
    reporter@cknj.com

    The Taylor County Coroner’s Office will be working with the Kentucky State Police, Campbellsville Police Department and the federal NamUs missing persons database to host Central Kentucky’s first Missing Persons Day event on May 11.

    The event is aimed at trying to help solve missing person cases from across Kentucky, even cases that haven’t been officially opened.