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Today's Sports

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central Hardin...

    After failing to win the 5th Region Softball Tournament in 2012, the Central Hardin Lady Bruins are fully expected to go back to the state tournament this year.

    When a statewide coaches’ poll was released Monday, the Lady Bruins found themselves at the top of the 5th Region preseason rankings.

    While that was news to Central Hardin coach Jamie Goodman, it wasn’t entirely unexpected.

  • 2ND REGION WRESTLING TOURNAMENT...

    With four No. 1 seeds under their belts, the LaRue County Hawks are locked and loaded for a run at their fourth consecutive 2nd Region Wrestling Tournament title.

    The draw was held Sunday at host John Hardin. The tournament starts at 7:30 Friday night with the first two rounds. It resumes at 10 a.m. Saturday with the finals later that night. Admission is $7 per person each day.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    With the way Domeneque Taft was shooting Monday night, senior forward Chanel Roberts had one goal in mind each time the North Hardin Lady Trojans had the ball: Find Taft.

    Taft had the hot hand in the first half, hitting her first four 3-pointers, to help lead the Lady Trojans to a 73-13 rout of homestanding 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    The junior guard finished 4-of-8 from the arc and scored 14 points for North Hardin, which won for the sixth time in seven games.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Meade County’s Morgan Turner got on a roll Monday night. Her Lady Waves stayed on one.

    Paced by 12 points, a game-high 12 rebounds and a game-high five blocks from their star sophomore, the host Lady Waves cruised to a 58-38 win over the Oldham County Lady Colonels.

    Turner also had two assists for the Lady Waves (17-8), who have won six straight and 9-of-11.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John...

    All John Hardin senior forward Daveon Greene had to do to get motivated for Monday’s night rematch with the Elizabethtown Panthers was remember the first meeting.

    In that game, Greene was limited to six points before fouling out in the fourth quarter. He managed only four rebounds, while his counterpart, sophomore Zane Najdawi, had a double-double.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady...

    Senior forward Megan Aebersold scored 14 points and seven teammates scored at least six as the visiting Meade County Lady Waves rolled past 11th District foe Cloverport Frederick Fraize, 83-18 on Saturday.

    Aebersold also had seven rebounds, five assists and two steals, while junior guard Autumn Bruner chipped in with 11 points and six rebounds. Junior guard Ellie DeVries had 10 points, two rebounds and two assists for the Lady Waves (16-8, 5-1 district), who were playing without sophomore Morgan Turner.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Veteran Elizabethtown coach James Haire has been on his Panthers to play with more fire, aggression and passion.

    Junior guard Nic McDonald admits all of that is a work in progress, but also said his team took a big step late in their game Saturday night in Hodgenville.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John...

    Few basketball teams in Kentucky can match the John Hardin boys when they’re hot.

    Just ask the Grayson County Cougars.

    The 10th-ranked Bulldogs were red-hot, shooting a sizzling 55.1 percent from the field Friday night on their way to a dominating 90-46 win over the Cougars at the Dawg Pound.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    His team’s double-digit lead was almost gone, but Ja’Von Cotton remained cool under pressure Friday night.

    The Fort Knox Eagles sliced Elizabethtown’s 13-point lead to four going to the fourth quarter after sophomore guard Tarik James hit a 3-pointer, but Cotton and the visiting Panthers didn’t panic.

    Cotton and fellow junior guard Nic McDonald combined for three 3s in the first 2:20 of the fourth quarter to help Elizabethtown pull away for a 57-41 win over its 17th District rival.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    If the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers had any lingering effects from Thursday night’s 30-point loss to the state’s top-ranked team, they shook them off quickly Friday night at 17th District rival Fort Knox.

    Elizabethtown led 32-2 after the first quarter and freshman forward Erin Boley nearly outscored the Lady Eagles by herself, finishing with a game-best 22 points, as the Lady Panthers cruised to a 90-27 win.

    Elizabethtown more than made sure the 73-43 loss to Marion County was a thing of the past.