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Today's Sports

  • PREP BASEBALL: Casey...

    Elizabethtown coach Don Pitts doesn’t have a hard time finding teams to play in the program’s spring break round robin because of the support of the community.

    This is the third year for the event – the Casey Chiropractic/South Central Bank Classic. The two sponsors make it possible for Pitts not to charge an entry fee.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Whelan...

    Andrea Whelan had another brilliant outing for the North Hardin Trojans, but her offense couldn’t back her up for the second straight game.

    Whelan, a senior, struck out 10 but the Trojans couldn’t produce much at the plate as they lost to Choctaw (Fla.), 2-1 on Thursday.

    Whelan scattered two hits – both singles – and one walk in six innings.

    Whelan also went 4-for-4 with a double and an RBI. Sixth-grader Aubree Muse and freshman Stephanie Thomas each had a single.

    CHOCTAW 2, NORTH HARDIN 1

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Bruins...

    The Central Hardin Bruins continued to roll Thursday in the Bowling Green/Warren County Invitational.

    Central Hardin (9-1) picked up a 15-2 win over McCreary Central and beat Monticello, 15-0 to push its winning streak to six.

    n Junior Cannon Ray had three singles, three RBIs and a run, while sophomore Troy Squires had two singles, two RBIs and a run to lead the Bruins over McCreary Central.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Central...

    Senior Kristina Krupinski was a walk and an error away from a perfect game as she led the Central Hardin Lady Bruins to a 13-0 win over North Bullitt on Wednesday.

    Krupinski (6-1) struck out six and only allowed the two base runners in the four-inning game.

    Junior Abbi Goedde doubled and drove in two runs, while Krupinski had two triples, a single and an RBI. Senior Ashley Hughes had a single and two RBIs, an senior Jordan Daniel singled twice and drove in a run.

    Freshman April Pence added a single and three RBIs.

  • PREP TENNIS: Practice at premium...

    While most of her teammates are relaxing on sandy beaches and soaking up the sun, AnnLauren Fiepke has caught spring break rays another way.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP:...

    Senior Cory Farrow struck out seven and scattered three hits in five innings to lead the homestanding Elizabethtown Panthers to an 8-1 win over Shelbyville Collins on Tuesday.

    Farrow (3-0) gave up one walk and one earned run.

    Sophomore Cannon Pender had three of Elizabethtown’s eight hits – including a double – and an RBI, while sophomore Zach Ditto had two singles and two RBIs.

    The Panthers (6-5) won for the fourth time in five games.

    elizabethtown 8, shelbyville collins 1

  • NOTEBOOK: NARA's Johnson...

    When Looking Dubai (E Dubai) and jockey Cory Orm crossed the finish line first in Turfway Park’s eighth race Friday, the victory marked the first time a North American Racing Academy graduate rode a winner also saddled by a NARA graduate.

    Looking Dubai was saddled by 24-year-old Taylor Johnson, who grew up around horses on his family’s farm near Elizabethtown.

  • NOTEBOOK: North's Stewart...

    For the second year in a row, North Hardin High School senior Andrew Stewart kicked off his spring break with a trip to Mobile, Ala., for Saturday’s Mobile Challenge of Champions track and field invitational.

    And for the second straight year, Stewart had a pretty solid weekend.

    A University of Louisville signee, Stewart beat 12 competitors – including Owensboro Apollo senior Justin House and Owensboro sophomore Zac Garrard – to win the 1-mile run in 4 minutes, 16.04 seconds.

  • PREP SOFTBALL/BASEBALL ROUNDUP:...

    Senior Andrea Whelan struck out 10, but it wasn’t enough as the North Hardin Trojans had their three-game winning streak snapped with a 7-4 loss to Pulaski County on Monday in the Florida Beach Bash in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

    Leading 3-2, Pulaski County scored three times in the fourth inning and once in the fifth for a 7-3 lead.

    Whelan went 4-for-4 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI, while senior Jeanie Carpenter doubled and drove in a run.

    pulaski county 7, north hardin 4

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: North...

    Senior Andrea Whelan struck out 15 of the 26 Lexington Catholic batters she faced Sunday as North Hardin stunned the 21st-ranked Lady Knights, 7-0, in the Trojans’ first game in the Florida Beach Bash at Fort Walton Beach.

    Whelan allowed four hits – all singles – and walked three against an offense that entered Sunday scoring more than eight runs per game.