Today's News

  • PREP BASEBALL: Green Wave want to carry over last year's success (3/21)

    It’s been said that success breeds success and Meade County coach Todd Clanton hopes that is exactly the case for the Green Wave baseball program.

    Coming off a 19-18 season which saw the Green Wave win the 11th District Tournament and reach the 3rd Region Tournament semifinals, Clanton and his team have even higher expectations this year.

    “Oh, it’s huge,” Clanton said of last season. “Success breeds success. They have their mind set on what they want to accomplish. They want to take the next step.”

  • PREP BASEBALL: Expectations soaring once again at LaRue (3/21)

    Last season was supposed to be a so-called rebuilding year for the LaRue County baseball team.

    The Hawks wouldn’t hear of it.

    LaRue County turned in a 23-13 season, which included another 18th District Tournament championship and a berth in the 5th Region Tournament. Although the Hawks lost in the first round, a strong foundation was laid and expectations have soared this season.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Bulldogs look to end region drought (3/21)

    Ask John Hardin coach Adam Lindsey about his Bulldogs and he can’t hide his excitement for the 2011 season.

    It’s easy to why Lindsey’s optimism is running so high. The Bulldogs, who had a strong senior class, return five starters, including All-Area performers Cody Creamer and Paul Pickerrell, and added freshman Dale Gumm, a transfer from North Hardin.

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town hopes youth is served (3/21)

    Make no mistake about it, the Elizabethtown Panthers are going to be young, inexperienced and about as green as the grass they play on. No team in the area lost as much from last season to this year.

    The Panthers graduated seven players, including Area Player of the Year Jake Goodman, pitcher Drew Morgan, infielders Clay Hinton and Joe Raub, catcher Chris Appelman, and designated hitter Cameron Cochran. Add in several players were dismissed and several others didn’t return.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Experience key for Central's success (3/21)

    Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson thinks there’s no substitute for experience. If that’s the case, the Bruins should be in good shape this season.

    The Bruins return all but one player – pitcher Ryne Brashear – from last year’s squad which set a school record for wins and won the 17th District and 5th Region tournaments. Central Hardin, which went 28-10 last season, reached the state tournament before falling to Greenup County.

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: Girls' Team-By-Team Previews (03/21)

    Elizabethtown’s girls’ tennis team aims for a near decade of dominance.

    With one more 5th Region Tournament championship this season, the Lady Panthers will make it their ninth straight.

    And with all the experienced players they have coming back, second-year coach Karen Henson hopes they can not only do that but also challenge for a team title at State.

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: Boys' Team-By-Team Previews (03/21)

    The more things say the same, the more things Karen Henson has decided to change.

    Even though Elizabethtown returned 4-of-6 players, including both singles entries, which rolled to another 5th Region Tournament team championship, the Panthers’ second-year coach has tinkered with the lineup.

    The notable changes send junior Reza Haider back to singles, where he’ll rotate playing No. 1 and No. 2 matches with returning junior singles standout Zeeshan Bhatti, last year’s region tournament runner-up and conference tournament champion.

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: Elizabethtown's Sallee swinging for history (03/21)

    Just how dominant has Jenna Sallee been during the Girls’ 5th Region Tennis Tournament?

    Over the past two years, the Elizabethtown senior hasn’t dropped a single set in singles play.

    She’s made reaching the State tournament look way too easy.

  • PREP TENNIS PREVIEW: 2011 Composite Schedule (03/21)


    John Hardin at Fort Knox                       4:30 p.m.

    North Hardin at Nelson County                      TBD

    Meade County at LaRue County             5:15 p.m.


  • Caregiver fatigue is real

    The day begins early, the same as it does every day. The alarm clock reminds that it was only a few hours ago since sleep was interrupted again.
    Time for a quick cup of coffee before the daily routine of caring for an older family member begins. The routine of toileting, showering, dressing, laundry, meal preparation, giving medications and housekeeping chores has to be completed before a doctor’s appointment later that morning.