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    Eighth-grader Hunter Sullivan scored on a wild pitch in the top of the eighth inning to lift the Elizabethtown Panthers to a 4-3 win in eight innings over 5th Region rival Nelson County on Monday.

    Sullivan also picked up his first save of the year as the Panthers (10-13) won for the seventh time in 10 games. Sophomore Preston Patterson (1-1) struck out two and gave up three hits to earn the win with one inning of relief.

    Freshman Zeke Pinkham singled, scored a run and had four stolen bases, while senior Brice Taylor singled, scored a run and had three steals.

  • PREP TRACK: Lady Trojans hope to...

    When it comes to the Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference meet, no team has been as dominant as the North Hardin Lady Trojans.

    The Lady Trojans have won at least the last 15 conference titles and hope to make it a sweet 16 tonight at Central Hardin’s Bruin Field. Field events start at 5:30. Running events start at 6.

    The North Hardin boys, meanwhile, look to add to their own streak of three straight titles.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central Hardin-...

    Maybe the third time will be the charm for the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs to host the Central Hardin Lady Bruins in a mandatory 17th District game.

    The teams were originally scheduled to play April 19, but the game was rescheduled to Monday night following the sudden resignation of third-year John Hardin coach Corey Yates just hours before the game. Monday’s game was halted at 6:25 because of lightning with 14th-ranked Central Hardin leading 8-1 and batting in the top of the third inning. The game was called at 7:15.


    One doctor called Ryan Abell’s case baffling.

    Since sustaining two concussions in early January, the LaRue County junior tennis player has dealt with headaches, constant concentration problems and severe memory loss which have forced him off the court.

  • COLLEGE HOOPS: Former E'...

    Former Elizabethtown High School boys’ basketball player Curtis Washington is on the move.

    Over the weekend, multiple sources confirmed the 6-foot-9, 245-pound post player is transferring from the University of Southern California to Georgia State after considering Eastern Kentucky, Western Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas Tech.


    Surprisingly enough, former University of Kentucky men’s basketball star Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is not counting down the days until the NBA draft.

    The chiseled 6-foot-7, 232-pound forward figures to be a first-round lock by many pundits, but he didn’t act like it a soon-to-be millionaire during an appearance Saturday afternoon at Elizabethtown’s Towne Mall.

    Kidd-Gilchrist seemed to savor every minute of his two-hour autograph signing for the more than 400 that paid to see him.

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lamb takes a...

    Sydney Adkisson got to skip school to add to her autograph collection.


    Darius Miller looked more like a politician than a famous basketball player Saturday evening.

    The former University of Kentucky standout made an appearance at the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown to sign autographs for Big Blue Nation. The signing was put on by Lexington Sports Cards owned by former Elizabethtown resident Chris Weaver.

  • PREP TRACK ROUNDUP: Weekend...




    ELIZABETHTOWN Results from Friday’s meet at Elizabethtown High School:


      1. Fort Knox (FK)                             99.50 Points


    The LaRue County Hawks accomplished an unusual feat as they went 3-0 over the weekend in the Louisville Invitational Tournament.

    The Hawks, who won all three games by a run, were no-hit in a 1-0 victory over Newport Central Catholic on Saturday. LaRue County (21-5) also topped Louisville Southern, 3-2 and Louisville Trinity, 5-4 in the two-day event at Southern.

    n Senior Steven Carpenter scored when he and fellow senior Slade Owens pulled off a double steal in the bottom of the first against Newport Central Catholic.