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Today's Sports

  • Pettigrew, Eagles top Falcons

    Just when the Monroe County Falcons thought they had all the answers, the Campbellsville Eagles changed the questions.

    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’t enough for the Falcons to come out with a victory.

    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.

  • Cardinals back in action after...

    The Taylor County Cardinals are back in action this week, getting Class 4-A, District 5 play started with Friday’s game at West Jessamine.

    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.

  • Middle school football teams in...
  • Cards shut out Eagles, 3-0

     

    It took the Taylor County Cardinals a bit to get going in last week’s 18th District match at rival Campbellsville, but three second-half goals proved too much for the Eagles to overcome.

    Griffin Hall, Alexander Langnese and Ryan Maynard all scored as Taylor County beat Campbellsville, 3-0 last Thursday evening.

  • Golf teams ready for region

    It’s been a sensational season for the Taylor County boys’ golf team, which heads into the postseason having finished first or second in every tournament this year.

    The Boys’ 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.

  • Spiking Leukemia

    Mattie Bunn thought she had her life pretty well mapped out.

    Her senior volleyball season had just wrapped up, prom was just over a month away with graduation another two months down the road.

  • Taylor County wins Heartland...

    The Taylor County Cardinals won the Heartland Conference golf championship Monday at Green County Country Club in Greensburg.
    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.
    Senior Layton Hord was runner-up for Campbellsville, which took second with a 330 team score.

    Eagles place ninth in All ‘A’
    The Eagles placed ninth in Saturday’s All ‘A’ State Tournament at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond.

  • Cards blank Hawks, 39-0

     

    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.

    The Cardinals (3-1) bounced back from the 40-20 loss to crosstown rival Campbellsville with a strong showing against the Hawks (2-2).

  • Corley, Eagles tame Dragons

     

    Campbellsville’s Malachi Corley had himself a night against the Green County Dragons.

    The junior rushed for 122 yards and two touchdowns on just three carries as the Eagles (3-1) blew past the homestanding Dragons, 41-7 Friday night.

    “Players played well,” Campbellsville coach Dale Estes said in a text message. “We came out and took care of business and put the game away early.”

  • Eagles cruise past Cards

     

    For the past year, Malachi Corley heard all the talk around town about how the Taylor County Cardinals beat his Campbellsville Eagles in 2017.

    And in the run up to Friday’s game at Dave Fryrear Field, the Campbellsville junior heard even more chatter about how the Eagles weren’t going to win on their home field.