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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS' PREP CROSS COUNTRY:...

    Taylor Kuklinski knew something just didn’t feel right.

    Jillian Shufelt was having trouble breathing while running.

    It was July, just before cross country season started, when the pain began for both of them.

    After seeing their doctors, Kuklinski and Shufelt were diagnosed with the same condition in August: a heart murmur.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown...

    Mark Brown has an impressive list of accomplishments in his career as a high school football coach. Most of those feats don’t involve working immediate miracles.

    So he was perfectly content in going 7-3 in his first season with the Elizabethtown Panthers, who host the Wayne County Cardinals at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the first round of the Class 3-A state playoffs.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bryan, Willis...

    When stepping into a new situation, any wise coach will scour the previous season’s film to get a better idea of what he has to work with.

    With access to the Central Hardin Bruins’ second half of last season, Tim Mattingly saw a lot of Koree Krupinski. He saw a lot of Zach Helton and Xavier Arnette, a lot of Alex Hawkins and Seth Bryan.

  • GIRLS' PREP BOWLING: Trio...

    While other area teams have one or two girls capable of putting up big numbers this season on the bowling lanes, the Central Hardin Lady Bruins have a three-headed monster.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin hits...

    Starting the playoffs at Bulldog Stadium has been a luxury the John Hardin Bulldogs have become accustomed to the last decade. They haven’t started the playoffs on the road since 2004, when the current sophomores were just starting kindergarten.

  • PREP GOLF: Central Hardin's...

    Consistency helped Central Hardin junior Michael Reed and Elizabethtown junior Lauren Hartlage have successful seasons, and it has also helped both reap the rewards when it comes to postseason honors.

    Reed was named the Boys’ 5th Region Player of the Year, while Hartlage was selected the Girls’ 3rd Region Player of the Year.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown...

    After being slowed down as a sophomore, versatile senior Daniel Elder has played his final two seasons on the gridiron with the Elizabethtown Panthers at one speed — fast.

  • BOYS' PREP BOWLING: House,...

    North Hardin junior Matthew House rolled the game of his life Tuesday afternoon, and it helped the Trojans roll to the boys’ championship in the Hardin County Kickoff Classic at Dix-E-Town Lanes.

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Stuart...

    Stuart Pepper Middle School took second place in the Kentucky Middle School Football Association eighth-grade state tournament over the weekend in Lexington.

    The Green Wave defeated Jefferson County, 38-20 in the semifinals Saturday before falling in Sunday’s final to Corbin, 42-8.

  • GIRLS' MIDDLE SCHOOL...

    Keegan DeMasters hasn’t forgotten what happened in last year’s Middle School Athletic Conference Seventh-Grade Girls’ Basketball Tournament championship.

    Playing on their home floor, the T.K. Stone Lady Panthers were trying to wrap up an undefeated season and win yet another MSAC title. The J.T. Alton Lady Trojans dashed those hopes with an 18-17 win.