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Today's Sports

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: John...

    Getting off to a fast start hasn’t been a problem for the John Hardin Bulldogs, but they couldn’t keep it going Friday night.

    The Bulldogs, who have led after the first quarter in five of their seven games this season, jumped out to a 14-0 lead and cruised to a 34-8 victory over the Jeffersontown Chargers in a Class 5-A, District 3 game at Bulldog Stadium.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Central...

    With a sophomore and first-year starter running his offense, Central Hardin coach Mark Perry knows Koree Krupinski is going to experience a few growing pains along the way.

    Such was the case Friday night against the Louisville Western Warriors.

    Krupinski threw four interceptions, but the Warriors couldn’t convert them into points as Central Hardin forced them into three punts and one turnover on downs en route to a 27-6 win at Bruin Field.

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: Playing...

    Playing smart in the Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac/KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Championship at Bowling Green Country Club is vital if teams and players are going to experience success.

    North Hardin senior Ryan Daniels realizes this, and Elizabethtown coach Andy Games has been preaching that to his players.

    The course isn’t the longest, but it can be penalizing, especially the Bermuda rough. Daniels said after his practice round the rough has dried out since the rain Monday and Tuesday although it’s still going to be difficult.

  • PREP FOOTBALL OPINION: District...

    Things start to get real interesting starting tonight for area teams. District games start to fill the slate and it’s an important time of year as teams jockey for playoff positioning.

    North Hardin and Fort Knox already have played two district games, while John Hardin has played one. Elizabethtown and LaRue County start district play tonight, while Central Hardin and Meade County meet next Friday in the only district game for both teams.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Meade County...

    Meade County’s defense is preparing for an air strike.

    Nelson County senior Dylan Beasley has lit up opponents through the air.

    Through seven games, the Cardinals’ quarterback has thrown for 30 touchdowns and leads the state in passing yards (2,830). He’s twice thrown for more than 500 yards in a game, leaving defenses wondering what hit them.

    Veteran Green Wave coach Larry Mofield hopes they’re not next.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin aware...

    The Jeffersontown Chargers don’t have DeMichael Jackson this season, but John Hardin coach Mark Brown said that doesn’t mean they are any less dangerous.

    The Chargers (4-2) have scored 28 or more points in five games this season. Although Jackson, the focal point of last year’s offense, has moved on, Jeffersontown has plenty of weapons left.

    Junior Richard Deloney has rushed for 622 yards and five touchdowns on 74 attempts, while senior Charvez Strickland has added 498 yards and six touchdowns on 51 carries.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue County...

    Josh Jaggers is not a fan of fall break, but the first-year LaRue County football coach must admit, the time off did his Hawks good in terms of offensive advancement and health improvement.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Eagles realize...

    It’s do or die for the Fort Knox Eagles and Washington County Commanders.

    A spot in the Class 2-A playoffs is on the line as the Eagles (1-5, 0-2 District 4) host the Commanders (0-6, 0-2) at 7:30 tonight. The winner most likely will be the No. 4 seed in the six-team district, while the loser will be on the outside.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Oldham...

    A two-set deficit didn’t do much to deter homestanding Oldham County on Thursday night as the unranked Lady Colonels rallied for a 3-2 (18-25, 17-25, 25-15, 25-23, 15-12) win over No. 17 Central Hardin.

    Senior Abbey Sorrells had 40 assists, seven digs and two kills for the Lady Bruins (30-3), while senior Afton Conner had 15 kills, one ace, one assist and one dig.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Trojans...

    Elijah Linscott and the North Hardin Trojans ended the regular season with authority.

    A senior center midfielder, Linscott had two goals and two assists Thursday as the visiting Trojans rolled to a 5-1 win at 5th Region rival Marion County.

    Senior Devin Sowells added one goal and two assists for the Trojans (14-6), who led 4-0 at the half.

    Senior Kage Rhodes and sophomore Geoff Nelson also scored for North Hardin, which has won six straight.

    Senior goalkeeper Tyler Malcolm saved 5-of-6 shots by the Knights (11-8).