https://www.cknj.com/sports/rss.xml en Pettigrew, Eagles top Falcons https://www.cknj.com/content/pettigrew-eagles-top-falcons <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pettigrewc.jpg" alt="Campbellsville&amp;#039;s Charlie Pettigrew looks for running room against Monroe County." title="Campbellsville&amp;#039;s Charlie Pettigrew looks for running room against Monroe County." align="left" hspace="6" width="134" height="85" /><p> Just when the Monroe County Falcons thought they had all the answers, the Campbellsville Eagles changed the questions.</p> <p> A Campbellsville player lost the wrist band that contains the plays Eagles coach Dale Estes calls throughout the course of a game, but even that wasn&rsquo;t enough for the Falcons to come out with a victory.</p> <p> Estes simply changed the way he called the plays in to his players, and the Eagles responded just the way the coach hoped as they pulled away for a 55-22 victory Friday night at Dave Fryrear Field.</p> Cardinals back in action after bye week https://www.cknj.com/content/cardinals-back-action-after-bye-week <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mcquearyb.jpg" alt="Taylor County quarterback Grant McQueary throws a pass against Adair County earlier this season. The Cardinals return to action Friday at West Jessamine following their bye week." title="Taylor County quarterback Grant McQueary throws a pass against Adair County earlier this season. The Cardinals return to action Friday at West Jessamine following their bye week." align="left" hspace="6" width="99" height="85" /><p class="MsoNormal"> The Taylor County Cardinals are back in action this week, getting Class 4-A, District 5 play started with Friday&rsquo;s game at West Jessamine.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Taylor County (3-1) had its bye last week, perhaps a bit earlier in the season than coach Jason Foley would like, but it allowed the Cardinals to get some much-needed rest.</p> Middle school football teams in action https://www.cknj.com/content/middle-school-football-teams-action <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/forbis_hart.jpg" alt="Campbellsville Middle School quarterback Konner Forbis hands off to running back Tashaun Hart in last Thursday&amp;#039;s game against Taylor County." title="Campbellsville Middle School quarterback Konner Forbis hands off to running back Tashaun Hart in last Thursday&amp;#039;s game against Taylor County." align="left" hspace="6" width="71" height="85" /> Cards shut out Eagles, 3-0 https://www.cknj.com/content/cards-shut-out-eagles-3-0 <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/evanmcaninch.jpg" alt="Campbellsville&amp;#039;s Evan McAninch, left, keeps possession of the ball as Taylor County&amp;#039;s Griffin Hall defends." title="Campbellsville&amp;#039;s Evan McAninch, left, keeps possession of the ball as Taylor County&amp;#039;s Griffin Hall defends." align="left" hspace="6" width="116" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> It took the Taylor County Cardinals a bit to get going in last week&rsquo;s 18th District match at rival Campbellsville, but three second-half goals proved too much for the Eagles to overcome.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Griffin Hall, Alexander Langnese and Ryan Maynard all scored as Taylor County beat Campbellsville, 3-0 last Thursday evening.</p> Golf teams ready for region https://www.cknj.com/content/golf-teams-ready-region <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/caseyhardin_1.jpg" alt="Campbellsville&amp;#039;s Casey Hardin watches a tee shot Saturday." title="Campbellsville&amp;#039;s Casey Hardin watches a tee shot Saturday." align="left" hspace="6" width="94" height="85" /><p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Helvetica">It&rsquo;s been a sensational season for the Taylor County boys&rsquo; golf team, which heads into the postseason having finished first or second in every tournament this year.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> <span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Helvetica">The Boys&rsquo; 4th Region Golf Tournament is Tuesday at Danville Country Club, and the Cardinals figure to be in the mix for the team championship with senior Cooper Parks, the three-time defending individual winner, leading the way.</span></p> Spiking Leukemia https://www.cknj.com/content/spiking-leukemia <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/image2b.jpg" alt="Taylor County graduate Mattie Bunn was recently diagnosed with a form of leukemia. The Lady Cardinals are having a &amp;quot;Spike Leukemia&amp;quot; night in her honor Wednesday against Thomas Nelson." title="Taylor County graduate Mattie Bunn was recently diagnosed with a form of leukemia. The Lady Cardinals are having a &amp;quot;Spike Leukemia&amp;quot; night in her honor Wednesday against Thomas Nelson." align="left" hspace="6" width="59" height="85" /><p class="BodyCopy"> <span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Cambria;mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin">Mattie Bunn thought she had her life pretty well mapped out.</span></p> <p class="BodyCopy"> <span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Cambria;mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin">Her senior volleyball season had just wrapped up, prom was just over a month away with graduation another two months down the road.</span></p> Taylor County wins Heartland Conference golf championship https://www.cknj.com/content/taylor-county-wins-heartland-conference-golf-championship <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3122b.jpg" alt="The Taylor County Cardinals won the Heartland Conference golf championship Monday at Green County Country Club. Pictured, from left, are coach Scott Parks, Logan Peterson, Cooper Parks, Luke Coyle, Hayes Mason and Tanner Parks." title="The Taylor County Cardinals won the Heartland Conference golf championship Monday at Green County Country Club. Pictured, from left, are coach Scott Parks, Logan Peterson, Cooper Parks, Luke Coyle, Hayes Mason and Tanner Parks." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> The Taylor County Cardinals won the Heartland Conference golf championship Monday at Green County Country Club in Greensburg.<br /> Senior Cooper Parks shot a 67 to win the individual title, sophomore Hayes Mason was third with a 73, and senior Tanner Parks placed fourth with a 74.<br /> Senior Layton Hord was runner-up for Campbellsville, which took second with a 330 team score.<br /> <br /> Eagles place ninth in All &lsquo;A&rsquo;<br /> The Eagles placed ninth in Saturday&rsquo;s All &lsquo;A&rsquo; State Tournament at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond.<br /> Cards blank Hawks, 39-0 https://www.cknj.com/content/cards-blank-hawks-39-0 <img src="https://www.cknj.com/sites/www.cknj.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/coslow.jpg" alt="Taylor County&amp;#039;s Hunter Coslow carries the ball for a huge gain against LaRue County Friday night." title="Taylor County&amp;#039;s Hunter Coslow carries the ball for a huge gain against LaRue County Friday night." align="left" hspace="6" width="120" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> Junior Shaun Mankin scored two rushing touchdowns, sophomore Wes Oliver rushed for 152 yards and a touchdown and the Taylor County Cardinals responded from their first loss of the season with a resounding 39-0 victory over the LaRue County Hawks Friday night.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> The Cardinals (3-1) bounced back from the 40-20 loss to crosstown rival Campbellsville with a strong showing against the Hawks (2-2).</p>