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    Never satisfied.

    It is the mantra Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson used in his playing days and it is the same as a coach, which has made him successful at both. He has built the Bruins into the premier program in the 5th Region. Even after winning the state championship in 2011, Thompson kept an eye on the future, wanting the program to keep pushing for more.

  • PREP FISHING: Elizabethtown duo...

    MT.EDEN — With a 2-pound catch, the Elizabethtown duo of Gavin Wood and Nick Ratliff finished 12th out of 45 teams Sunday in the inaugural KHSAA 2nd Region Bass Fishing Championship at Taylorsville Lake.

    The finish allowed Wood and Ratliff to qualify for the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship, which will be held April 26-27 at Kentucky Lake.

    Louisville St. Xavier won the region title.


    The number 13 is hardly unlucky for Central Hardin.

    Freshman Justin Rouse walked in the bottom of the second and scored as Greenwood committed two errors on a ball put into play by sophomore Britton Elmore as the seventh-ranked Bruins moved to 13-0 on Monday night with a 1-0 win over the visiting Gators.

    Central Hardin senior Troy Squires had two singles and stole two bases. He also pitched a hitless seventh inning to pick up his fourth save.







    Ryan Abell (LC) def. Tad Skaggs (CH), 7-5, 7-5

    Kevin Britt (CH) def. Michael Brey (LC), 6-1, 6-0

    Alex Norton (CH) def. Tyler Skaggs (LC), 6-1, 6-2


  • PREP SOFTBALL: 13-run inning...

    Prior to Monday, it had been more than seven years since the Meade County Lady Waves played the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers on the softball field.

    After the second-inning explosion Meade County unleashed on the young Lady Panthers, it seems to reason Elizabethtown might want to wait another seven years before taking on its former 17th District rival.

    Highlighted by a pair of home runs, the visiting Lady Waves accounted for all of their hits and runs in their nine-hit, 13-run second inning as they mercy ruled the Lady Panthers in five innings, 13-3.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: North Hardin goes...

    The North Hardin High School softball team ended spring break with a 3-9 record after a 1-5 showing in the Beach Bash at Fort Walton Beach, Fla.


    * The Trojans dropped a 4-1 decision to eighth-ranked North Laurel in their sixth and final game Friday.

    North Hardin was held to three hits – one single each from sophomore Cassie Ferguson, junior Ashley Vasquez and sophomore Lydia Wiseman.

    Sophomore Bailey Blair struck out one.



    The Meade County Lady Waves went 3-2 over the weekend to finish second in the 12-team Spring Break Escape at Woodford County Park in Versailles.

    The Lady Waves (11-5) dropped a 5-4 decision to No. 14 Louisville Holy Cross in Saturday’s championship game after notching an 8-4 win over Lexington Paul Dunbar in Saturday’s semifinals and earned a 10-4 win over No. 21 Central Hardin in Saturday morning’s quarterfinals.


    The Elizabethtown Panthers went 3-0 over the weekend in their own Spring Break Classic.

    Elizabethtown (8-1) beat Bardstown, 14-4 in five innings and Simon Kenton, 6-2 on Saturday, and rallied past Wayne County, 3-2 in nine innings Friday.

    n Leading 8-4, the Panthers pulled away from Bardstown with a six-run fifth inning.

    Senior Garrett Morgan paced the offense with a triple, two singles and two RBIs, while sophomore Zeke Pinkham had three singles and two RBIs. Sophomore Cody Bridges singled three times, scored four runs and had three stolen bases.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central cruises...

    The Central Hardin Bruins made a small adjustment at the plate Saturday and it didn’t take long to see the results.

    After only having one hit through the first two innings, the seventh-ranked Bruins erupted for 13 hits and 12 runs the next two innings on their way to a 12-0 mercy-rule rout of the visiting North Hardin Trojans in a 17th District game.

  • PREP TRACK: North sweeps own...

    Not even that pesky thing called spring break could keep the North Hardin Trojans and Lady Trojans from winning their own invitational Saturday.

    Both teams scored more than 200 points and won the team titles in dominating fashion at the Jeter-McKinney Track Complex.

    After sweeping all four relays – all by more than 2 seconds – and winning six other events, the Trojans scored 218 points to top Class 3-A foes Louisville St. Xavier (101.5 points) and John Hardin (75).