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Today's Sports

  • PREP TENNIS: Two teams qualify...

    Two area boys’ doubles teams have qualified for the KHSAA State Tennis Championships next week.

    Taylor County’s Tanner Parks and Tyler Perkins played Campbellsville’s Cody Davis and Cass Kidwell in the semifinals of the 5th Region Tennis Tournament on Wednesday afternoon at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Eagles upset No....

     

    Campbellsville baseball coach Blake Milby has said he wants Ryan Kearney on the mound in big-game situations, knowing he will give the Eagles everything he’s got.

    The junior left-hander helped them pick up their biggest win of the season Tuesday night.

    Kearney was efficient and effective, striking out five and scattering three hits, three walks and one earned run as homestanding Campbellsville knocked off second-ranked Louisville Pleasure Ridge Park, 2-1.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Cardinals...

     

    Taylor County dropped a pair of games last week, including a three-run setback to a 5th Region contender.

    The Lady Cardinals beat North Hardin 14-4 on Monday after losing to region rival Green County 9-6 on Friday and falling to Boyle County 4-3 on Wednesday.

    Senior McKenzie Carney went 3-for-4 with a double, four RBIs and a run in Taylor County’s win over North Hardin. Freshman Avery Smith collected four hits and scored twice, and senior Sarah Botkin had two singles and three RBIs.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Taylor...

     

    Several Taylor County track & field athletes locked up automatic qualifying spots for the Class 2-A state championships during Tuesday’s 2-A, Region 2 meet at Bardstown High School’s Garnis Martin Field.

  • PREP TENNIS: 5th Region...

    Taylor County juniors Tanner Parks and Tyler Perkins earned the top seed in the boys’ doubles bracket for the 5th Region Tennis Tournament, which starts Monday morning at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabethtown.

    Parks and Perkins received a first-round bye.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Goodin leads...

    D.J. Goodin helped the Taylor County Cardinals pick up one of their biggest wins of the season Monday evening.

    The junior hit a three-run home run and threw a complete-game two-hit shutout as Taylor County upended the 11th-ranked Central Hardin Bruins, 11-0 in five innings.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Lady Cardinals...

    The Taylor County Lady Cardinals picked up a pair of wins in three games last week, beating 20th District rival Adair County and 5th Region foe Thomas Nelson sandwiched around a loss to Mercer County.

    Taylor County took control quickly against Thomas Nelson, scoring 10 times in the second on the way to a 15-0 win in three innings Tuesday night.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Holy Cross...

    The Campbellsville Eagles knew exactly what was coming, but they couldn’t make the play that likely would have kept Friday’s game at Louisville Holy Cross going.

    Holy Cross junior Trenton Brewer perfectly executed a suicide squeeze, scoring junior Craig Thompson, to send the Cougars to a 2-1 win over the Eagles in the All ‘A’ Section 3 title game.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Taylor's...

     

    Taylor County baseball coach Jeff Gumm reached 600 career wins in April, reaching the mark as the Cardinals beat 20th District foe Marion County, 13-3 on April 12.

    Gumm, who now has 606 victories, ranks eighth on the career wins among active coaches, according to the KHSAA record books. He ranks 18th all-time in the KHSAA.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Eagles, Cardinals...

     

    The Taylor County Cardinals and Campbellsville Eagles split the final two games of their best-of-three series last week.

    Taylor County rolled to a 15-2 mercy-rule win in Game 3 on Thursday, while Campbellsville grinded out a 16-11 victory in Game 2 on Tuesday.