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Today's Sports

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    GEORGETOWN Freshman Javon Cotton scored 20 points and tournament MVP Ruben Gosa added 16 to lead the North Hardin Christian Falcons to their third KCAA state championship with a 54-43 win over Independence Community Christian on Saturday night at Georgetown College.

    Senior Alex Jones chipped in with 12 points and 17 rebounds for the Falcons (23-3), who beat Lexington Trinity (59-33) in the quarterfinals and Hopkinsville Heritage Christian (55-38) in the semifinals.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION...

    LEBANONAll the hugs couldn’t make Natalie Greenwell feel any better.

    They only made Elizabethtown’s senior guard hurt more, as the Lady Panthers had their KHSAA State Tournament dreams dashed in Saturday night’s Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament final.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION...

    LEBANON — Junior guard Kaylyn Cecil scored a game-high 20 points to lead Elizabethtown in scoring for the third time in four postseason games and her Lady Panthers used a 19-3 run over the final 6:24 of the first half to put away the LaRue County Lady Hawks, 56-44 in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament’s late semifinal Friday night at the Roby Dome.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    Sophomore guard Missy Schneider had seven points and eight rebounds, but the North Hardin Christian Lady Falcons fell to Lexington Blue Grass Baptist, 50-20 on Thursday night.

    Senior guard Haley Daniels had four points, five rebounds, four steals and two assists, while junior forward Lacey Lundy scored six points.

    The Lady Falcons (6-8) fell behind 28-8 at halftime and had 27 turnovers for the game.

  • NOTES: Three former standouts...

    Three former Elizabethtown High School standouts have been honored by the conference they play in.

    nWestern Kentucky senior Steffphon Pettigrew, a 6-foot-5 forward, was selected to the All-Sun Belt Conference first-team, which was announced Thursday by the conference office. Pettigrew was a second-team pick last season and he was a preseason All-Sun Belt Conference first-teamer this year.

  • GIRLS' 5TH REGION...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks are trying to get where the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers have made a habit of going.

    The teams meet tonight at 8 in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament semifinals at Marion County High School’s Roby Dome. Elizabethtown has won six region championships, starting with its first in 1981. The Lady Panthers have reached the final 11 times. Meanwhile, LaRue County has never played for the title, going 0-3 all-time in the semifinals.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL...

    GREENSBURG Elizabethtown wobbled its way to a Boys’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament quarterfinal win.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL...

    Now that the Elizabethtown Panthers have rocked their way into 5th Region tournament play, color coach James Haire a little astounded.

    He’s guided the Panthers since 1995. But this year’s squad, which features nearly a completely new starting lineup and roster, has made one of the largest leaps in his book.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL...

     

    GREENSBURG — Eight seconds is the goal of any bull rider, but Wednesday night, the same amount of time bucked the John Hardin Bulldogs out of the Boys’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament.

    After taking a 51-50 lead with 3:10 remaining, the Bulldogs saw the game change in a matter of seconds. John Hardin fouled Bardstown junior Anthony Myrks, who made the first free throw but missed the second with 2:10 left. Senior Chance Grundy gathered the rebound and flipped to junior Cody Ramos, who made a shot and was fouled.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL...

    GREENSBURG Josh Brockman wasn’t shooting like a team’s leading scorer should, but when Marion County needed him the most Wednesday night, he came up huge.

    The Knights senior guard scored with 17 seconds left and the 20th District Tournament runner-ups outlasted three missed field goals by the LaRue County Hawks in the final 9 seconds as Marion County held off the 18th District champions, 55-53 in the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament’s opening quarterfinal at Green County.