http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/rss.xml en GIRLS' PREP HOOPS: Smith named Lady Bulldogs’ interim coach (01/27) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/girls-prep-hoops-smith-named-lady-bulldogs%E2%80%99-interim-coach-0127 <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mugcalebsmith.png" alt="Caleb Smith" title="Caleb Smith" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Caleb Smith must feel like he&rsquo;s in college once again and he&rsquo;s cramming for finals at the end of a semester.</p> <p> John Hardin principal Lynne Gibson said Smith was named the interim girls&rsquo; basketball coach to replace Bryan Todd, who resigned Friday. Gibson and Smith met with players and parents Sunday afternoon.</p> GIRLS' PREP HOOPS: Elizabethtown blitzes LaRue County (01/27) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/girls-prep-hoops-elizabethtown-blitzes-larue-county-0127 <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/126game1_0.jpg" alt="Elizabethtown&#039;s Darien Huff goes in for an uncontested layup against LaRue County during Monday night action in Hodgenville." title="Elizabethtown&#039;s Darien Huff goes in for an uncontested layup against LaRue County during Monday night action in Hodgenville." align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> The backbone of any good basketball team is usually a strong defense. What separates the good teams from the great ones is the ability to turn defense into offense.</p> GIRLS' PREP HOOPS: Brewer leads Bardstown by Central Hardin (01/27) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/girls-prep-hoops-brewer-leads-bardstown-central-hardin-0127 <p> Former LaRue County star guard Alexis Brewer scored 24 points, leading the Bardstown Lady Tigers to a 61-35 win over homestanding 5th Region foe Central Hardin on Monday.</p> <p> Brewer also had seven steals for Bardstown (15-5), which won its sixth straight.</p> PREP HOOPS: 17th District's top boys' seed on the line tonight (01/27) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/prep-hoops-17th-districts-top-boys-seed-line-tonight-0127 <p> The Boys&rsquo; 17th District Tournament&rsquo;s No. 1 seed is on the line tonight when the North Hardin Trojans host Elizabethtown, but both coaches in the rivalry agree that it might not matter which of their teams get the top seed.</p> BASEBALL: Adcock, Delabar appearing at TPD’s free Velocity Plus seminar Saturday (01/27) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/baseball-adcock-delabar-appearing-tpd%E2%80%99s-free-velocity-plus-seminar-saturday-0127 <p> Two Major Leaguers with area ties will be at The Players&rsquo; Dugout at 11 a.m. Saturday as part of an open house event for TPD.</p> <p> Pitchers Nathan Adcock and Stevie Delabar, along with TPD owner Joe Newton, will be the feature speakers during a Velocity Plus Arm Care presentation, which is free to the public.</p> BOYS' PREP HOOPS: North Hardin rallies by John Hardin (1/26) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/boys-prep-hoops-north-hardin-rallies-john-hardin-126 <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/125game1.jpg" alt="North Hardin&#039;s Andre Harris goes up for a shot over John Hardin&#039;s Dezmond Cooper on Sunday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium." title="North Hardin&#039;s Andre Harris goes up for a shot over John Hardin&#039;s Dezmond Cooper on Sunday night at Ron Bevars Gymnasium." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The North Hardin Trojans stole a victory from the John Hardin Bulldogs on Sunday night.</p> <p> Literally.</p> <p> North Hardin senior Keeshawn Maxwell made two key defensive plays which led to steals and then layups on the other end in the third quarter to spark the Trojans to a 74-62 victory over the John Hardin Bulldogs in a 17th District game at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.</p> PREP SOFTBALL: North Hardin tabs Chancey to run softball program (1/26) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/prep-softball-north-hardin-tabs-chancey-run-softball-program-126 <p> When the North Hardin head softball job came open because of Donnie Baker&rsquo;s retirement, applying wasn&rsquo;t an immediate thought to Rodney Chancey.</p> <p> Sure, it would be a chance for the Elizabethtown assistant to return to his alma mater and where he got to know his wife. Chancey, 44, is a 1988 North Hardin graduate, while wife Heather is a 1989 alumna.</p> GIRLS' PREP HOOPS: John Hardin's Todd resigns (01/25) http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/girls-prep-hoops-john-hardins-todd-resigns-0125 <img src="http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sites/www.thenewsenterprise.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/124todd1.jpg" alt="Bryan Todd resigned Friday from his post as John Hardin girls&#039; basketball coach. He was 121-93 in eight seasons." title="Bryan Todd resigned Friday from his post as John Hardin girls&#039; basketball coach. He was 121-93 in eight seasons." align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p> John Hardin girls&rsquo; basketball coach Bryan Todd resigned Friday afternoon, hours before the Lady Bulldogs were scheduled to play the top-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.</p> <p> John Hardin principal Lynne Gibson said Todd submitted his resignation and she accepted it. The Lady Bulldogs were 14-5 on the season prior to Friday&rsquo;s forfeit.</p>