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Today's Sports

  • PREP TENNIS: Meade teams off to...

    Meade County tennis coaches Michele Miller and Mark Zweifel think they have the program rolling ahead at last.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: Weather...

    Jessica Gabhart didn’t get the win she wanted Saturday, but she did pick up one win at the North Hardin Invitational at the Jeter-McKinney Track Complex.

    An Elizabethtown junior, Gabhart won the pole vault by one foot over Erlanger St. Henry senior Jackie Brockman. She won with a height of 8 feet, 6 inches.

  • In gathering of legends, Ron...

    With Kentucky basketball royalty in attendance, a local coach took center stage just a few thousand yards from the gym where he first learned to dribble.

    As a prelude to the Legends of Kentucky Basketball benefit golf scramble, Charlie and Claudia Thurman hosted a shrimp boil Thursday night for a couple dozen roundball notables, including North Hardin head coach Ron Bevars.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: North...

    Long considered the state meet before the state meet, this year is no exception for the North Hardin Invitational.

    And it’s back on its normal weekend on the schedule – the second Saturday in May.

    In all, at least 20 schools will be represented Saturday at the Jeter-McKinney Track Complex in Radcliff. All seven area schools – Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox, John Hardin, LaRue County, Meade County and North Hardin – will be competing starting at 9:30 Saturday morning.

  • PREP ROUNDUP: Coty almost hits...

    Senior Isaac Coty was a homer shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to lead the visiting North Hardin Trojans to a 12-5 win over Bardstown Bethlehem on Thursday.

    Eighth-grader Markus Bell singled, doubled and drove in a run, while junior Andrew Boyles had an RBI double for the Trojans (14-13-1).

    Sophomore Eli Carman (2-2) struck out five in six innings. He allowed seven hits, three walks and three runs – two earned.

    NORTH HARDIN 12, BARDSTOWN BETHLEHEM 5

  • PREP TENNIS: Elizabethtown tries...

    This year’s KHSAA State Tennis Tournament will have one bonus feature.

    So will the rest of them for years to come.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central knocks...

    Mother Nature couldn’t have intervened at a better time for the Central Hardin Bruins on Thursday evening.

    The LaRue County Hawks tied the score at 3-3 in the top of the sixth, but before the bottom half of the inning could start, the umpires stopped the game because of lightning. The game was delayed more than 90 minutes.

    When the game resumed, the sixth-ranked Bruins broke the game open with a five-run sixth inning to knock off LaRue County, 8-4 in a matchup of two of the top teams in the 5th Region.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Wednesday...

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S MATCHES

    CENTRAL HARDIN 4, JOHN HARDIN 1

    Singles

    Judah Thomas (CH) def. Tyler Edlin (JH), 6-0, 6-1

    Tad Skaggs (CH) def. Blake McQuown (JH), 6-1, 6-0

    John Hardin won by forfeit

    Doubles

    Tyler Sweat/Brad Jackson (CH) def. Steve Lao/Sage Knock (JH), 8-0

  • PREP SOFTBALL-BASEBALL ROUNDUP:...

    Eighth-grader Kelsey McGuffin homered in the third inning Wednesday before sophomore Baylee Sullivan and senior Kristina Krupinski hit back-to-back homers in the fifth as the 12th-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins held off homestanding Glasgow, 7-6.

    Senior Ashley Hughes went 2-for-5 with one stolen base and one run scored, while Krupinski and McGuffin also singled.

  • PREP BASEBALL: E'town...

    Coming off a one-hit shutout loss to 10th-ranked Louisville Pleasure Ridge Park two days earlier, Elizabethtown coach Don Pitts was worried how his team would respond Wednesday evening against 17th District rival North Hardin.

    Just fine, thank you very much.

    The Panthers pounded out 17 hits, including four for extra bases, en route to a 15-3 win in five innings at Panther Baseball Park.