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Today's Sports

  • GIRLS' 17th DISTRICT...

    The Girls’ 17th District Basketball Tournament has turned into the Elizabethtown Invitational.

    The Lady Panthers have dominated the tournament in recent years and they are shooting for an unprecedented sixth consecutive championship. No team has ever accomplished the feat. Central Hardin and Elizabethtown are the only two teams to win five in a row since the tournament began in 1975.

  • NFL: Masthay, community kick up...

    For once, Big Blue Nation appears to have met its match: Cheeseheads.

    And yet, neither one comes close to the growing community support for an adorable 2-year-old girl battling cancer.

    Tim Masthay, a former University of Kentucky punter who helped kick the Green Bay Packers to a Super Bowl title earlier this month, was greeted by a crowd of hundreds Saturday during his appearance at Play It Again Sports in Elizabethtown.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue...

    Junior guard Kyle Sheeran scored 24 points and sophomore guard Kelton Ford had 17, but it wasn’t enough as the visiting LaRue County Hawks fell to Marion County, 63-58 on Friday night.

    Senior forward Chase Reynolds added 10 points for the Hawks (15-10), who fell behind 33-22 in the first half.

    LaRue County lost for the fourth time in five games.

    MARIONCOUNTY 63, LARUE COUNTY 58

  • PREP WRESTLING: North Hardin...

    FRANKFORTOne area wrestler capped off a perfect season with a state championship. Another ended with a heartbreaking defeat.

    And for yet another, just being in the state finals was a fitting way to end his career Saturday night at the Frankfort Convention Center.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Elizabethtown senior Mitchell Henry admitted being a little intimidated while watching several Louisville Eastern players dunk during pregame warm-ups Friday night.

    The homestanding Panthers sure didn’t look nervous in the first half. Elizabethtown scored the game’s first eight points and held a six-point lead going to the second quarter. The score was tied at the half.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    BARDSTOWN — A week after rallying from a 21-point deficit for a win, the Bardstown Tigers were nearly on the opposite end Friday night.

    Bardstown built an 18-point lead in the third quarter, but the North Hardin Trojans came storming back to pull within 64-60 with less than a minute remaining. The Tigers, though, hit 3-of-4 free throws down the stretch to come away with a 69-60 victory.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    The John Hardin Bulldogs’ quick hands helped them swipe their way to a blowout win and finish off their senior night with a bang.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    With host Meade County frantically trying to pull off a comeback in its regular-season finale Friday, Jordan Daniel channeled her inner Tiger Woods on Friday night.

    But instead of hitting clutch putts, the Central Hardin senior guard made – finally – some clutch shots.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Thomas Wilson said he’s just now getting into basketball shape, while Cheaney Schwartz has been fit for a while.

    Regardless of where they rate themselves on a physical scale, Meade County’s junior forwards combined for 34 points and 20 rebounds Friday to help the host Green Wave overcome another big night from Central Hardin senior guard Matt Nichols in a 65-58 win over Nichols’ Bruins.

    Wilson missed the first part of the season because of an injury sustained during football.

  • COLLEGE SPORTS: Barnhart speaks...

    Now that University of Kentucky athletics are starting to bring home championships, the school’s athletic director, Mitch Barnhart, hopes he can deliver on some updated facilities.

    That’s one major point he made to the nearly 40 people who attended Thursday afternoon’s Radcliff Rotary Club meeting at the Colvin Community Center in Radcliff.