Today's News

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: Marion knocks off North (2/13)

    The North Hardin Lady Trojans had certain things they wanted to accomplish Friday night against the Marion County Lady Knights.

    When they did those things, the Lady Trojans reaped the rewards.

    When they didn’t, well, things went awry and the Lady Knights took advantage of it on their way to a 64-43 victory between 5th Region rivals at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • North's Bevars becomes winningest coach in Kentucky high school basketball

    North Hardin’s Ron Bevars stands alone.

    North’s 53-35 victory over Marion County on Friday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium gave Bevars win No. 768, surpassing former Clay County coach Bobby Keith to become the winningest coach in the state, according to the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches.

    Bevars tied Keith when his Trojans topped Adair County on Jan. 31, but North Hardin dropped back-to-back games. Bevars was relieved to finally get a win and break the record.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL: No. 2 Rockcastle downs No. 4 E'town (02/13)

    Elizabethtown senior point guard Natalie Greenwell has been battling patella tendinitis this season and it flared up again Saturday on a drive to the basket in the second quarter.

    Greenwell left the game with 1:58 remaining before halftime and did not return in fourth-ranked Elizabethtown’s 73-64 loss to the second-ranked Rockcastle County Lady Rockets in the Duke’s Sporting Goods Valentine’s Shootout at John Hardin.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Same storylines at region (02/13)

    Following dominating performances Saturday at the 2nd Region Wrestling Tournament, Central Hardin senior Kyle Terry and the LaRue County Hawks have their sights set on the same thing: Winning gold at next week’s state wrestling tournament.

    Terry breezed to his fourth region title, going 3-0 to win the 130-pound championship at Central Hardin’s Bruin Gym. Terry (42-0) defeated Fort Knox sophomore Abraham Perez (36-5), 15-2 in the finals.

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  • Right words at right time impact the heart

    How do you summarize an emotion? How do you explain the pains of the heart? Words can be so inefficient.
    It’s a struggle familiar to anyone who has ever tried to write. On the eve of Valentine’s Day, everyone capable of holding a pen will suffer in search of just the right words to fill the space of a loved one’s card.
    But this column is not about hearts, romance, Cupid or romance. It does describe passion and love — a passion for excellence and love for co-workers.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL UPDATE: North Hardin 53, Marion County 35 (2/12)

    The North Hardin Trojans turned in their best defensive performance of the season as they handed the Marion County Knights a 53-35 loss in a record-setting night Friday at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. The 35 points were the fewest North Hardin has allowed this season.

    The victory gave North Hardin coach Ron Bevars his 768th win, which surpasses legendary Clay County coach Bobby Keith for the most victories according to the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches. Bevars has compiled a 768-317 record in his 36 years at North Hardin.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL UPDATE: Marion County 64, North Hardin 43 (02/12)

    The Marion County Lady Knights knocked off the North Hardin Lady Trojans, 64-43 in a battle of 5th Region rivals Friday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

    The loss snapped North Hardin’s three-game winning streak. Junior guard Brianna Woodson led the Lady Trojans (10-14 overall) with 13 points. Sophomore Chanel Roberts had 11 points and six rebounds, while freshman forward Jenna Spencer had eight points and 10 rebounds.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: Bardstown rallies from 20 down after halftime to stun Elizabethtown (02/13)

    BARDSTOWN — Leading by more than 20 points after halftime on the road Friday night, the Elizabethtown Panthers somehow found a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of a 5th Region victory.

    And it took a pair of familiar faces to spark the host Bardstown Tigers’ comeback.