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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION...

    BARDSTOWN — Entering Sunday evening, the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers had breezed past their last 13 opponents.

    But in facing the LaRue County Lady Hawks, the Lady Panthers were getting a rematch with the last team to beat them. It stood to reason it would be interesting to see how Elizabethtown dealt with adversity and a close game since it had been so long it had to deal with each.

    That’s going to have to wait until at least Thursday, because none of that happened Sunday.

  • BOYS' PREP HOOPS: North...

    The North Hardin Christian Falcons fell in the semifinals of the Boys’ Kentucky Christian Athletic Association State Tournament at Asbury University on Saturday.

    Somerset Christian outscored North Hardin Christian by eight in the fourth quarter, rallying for a 70-69 win.

    Sophomore Juan Dozier led the Falcons (20-4) with 25 points and eight rebounds, while sophomore Joshua Jones had 22 points and 12 rebounds.

    Senior Michael Dial chipped in with 15 points.

  • GIRLS' 3RD REGION...

    Senior guard Katelyn Cucino and junior guards Raley Johnson and Addi Lynch combined to make 5-of-6 free throws in the final 55 seconds to help the Meade County Lady Waves hang on for a 67-65 win over Grayson County in the Girls’ 3rd Region Tournament semifinals at the Owensboro Sportscenter on Saturday night.

    Lynch, who scored 10 points, made two free throws with 55 seconds remaining to give the Lady Waves (15-15) the lead for good at 64-62.

  • BOYS' PREP LACROSSE:...

    The inaugural boys’ prep game for the Elizabethtown Lacrosse Club Marksmen didn’t start well Saturday afternoon, but it couldn’t have ended much better.

    Behind four goals and one assist from Elizabethtown senior attacker Brandon Cochran and 16 saves from Central Hardin junior goalie Kyle Bellis, the Marksmen overcame giving up a goal to Collins in the opening 2 minutes to rally for an 11-9 win at the Elizabethtown Athletic Complex.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION...

    BARDSTOWN — The LaRue County Lady Hawks were in search of a lift in the second half and it came from an unsuspecting place.

    Sophomore guard Delany Eastridge provided a much-needed spark to a stagnant offense and it spread like wildfire to the other Lady Hawks.

    After Marion County tied the score at 26, Eastridge scored five consecutive points and the Lady Hawks took control from there to down the Lady Knights, 65-54 on Saturday night in the Girls’ 5th Region Tournament semifinals at Nelson County High School.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION...

    BARDSTOWN — Elizabethtown coach Tim Mudd said he doesn’t dwell on the past, but his Lady Panthers seem driven by it.

    Having struggled to put away Nelson County in the teams’ regular-season meeting, the Lady Panthers left no doubt Saturday night, thumping the Lady Cardinals on their home floor, 66-39 in the Girls’ 5th Region Tournament semifinals.

    Less than three months after notching a 59-50 win over the Lady Cardinals (24-8), Elizabethtown (28-4) led by 28 points at the half Saturday.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT...

    LEBANON— The John Hardin Bulldogs understand a win is worth the same this time of year no matter how pretty it is.

    It wasn’t always pretty, but the Bulldogs were effective, pulling away in the final 10 minutes for a 58-47 victory over the Green County Dragons on Friday in the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament quarterfinals at Marion County High School’s Roby Dome.

    “Sometimes it’s not going to be pretty, but it’s all about the wins,” John Hardin sophomore guard Matt Miller said.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION TOURNAMENT...

    The John Hardin Bulldogs understand a win’s worth the same this time of year no matter how pretty it is.

    The Bulldogs pulled away in the final 10 minutes for a 58-47 victory over the Green County Dragons on Friday in the Boys’ 5-th Region Tournament at Marion County High School’s Roby Dome.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION...

    BARDSTOWN — Once Alexis Brewer and Ivy Brown got on a roll Thursday night, the LaRue County Lady Hawks rocked the North Hardin Lady Trojans right out of the Girls’ 5th Region Tournament.

    Brewer notched a career high and Brown added a double-double as the Lady Hawks broke away from deadlocked game with less than 6 minutes left in the third quarter en route to an 84-60 win over the Lady Trojans in the final quarterfinal at Nelson County’s Cardinal Gym.

  • BOYS' 3RD REGION TOURNAMENT...

    Don’t expect the Meade County Green Wave to get into a low-post battle against the Owensboro Red Devils.

    With 6-foot-8 junior center Aric Holman and 6-5 junior forward Justin Miller anchoring the middle, the Green Wave are going to have to take their chances outside the paint when the teams meet in the Boys’ 3rd Region Tournament quarterfinals at 7 tonight at the Owensboro Sportscenter.