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  • PREP FOOTBALL: Lewis named John...

    The John Hardin football program didn’t have to look far to find its replacement for Mark Brown, the man responsible for building the Bulldogs into a state power.

    John Hardin hired Chad Lewis as its football coach Tuesday to take over for Brown, who retired in January. Lewis, who has been with the program since its first season in 2001 and served as the defensive coordinator since 2009, becomes the program’s second coach.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John...

    The John Hardin Bulldogs were not in a celebratory mood despite rolling to their 13th consecutive victory Tuesday night.

    Although the seventh-ranked Bulldogs easily dispatched of the Marion County Knights, 85-67 at the Roby Dome, they weren’t pleased with how they got the win.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    A technical foul late in the fourth quarter nearly allowed the visiting Meade County Lady Waves to make one more run against the North Hardin Lady Trojans.

    Tamiah Stanford wasn’t about to let it happen.

    The freshman guard gave the Lady Trojans a big boost in the final 2 minutes as she scored their last nine points, lifting them to a 54-43 win Tuesday at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • John Hardin hires Chad Lewis as...

    John Hardin hired Chad Lewis as its football coach Tuesday to replace Mark Brown, who retired in January. Lewis is the program’s second coach.

    Lewis, who has served as the defensive coordinator since 2009, has been with the program since its first season in 2001. He follows in the footsteps of his father, Mike, who was a head coach at East Hardin and Central Hardin, among his coaching stops.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Sharing the...

    John Hardin senior point guard Brandon Price and LaRue County senior point guard Kelton Ford are good friends off the court, and the two will have plenty to talk about when they get together next time.

    The conversation might turn to how they were selected the Co-Player of the Year by the 5th Region Coaches Association. Price and Ford are two of only three players to receive all possible 16 votes.

  • FOOTBALL: Elam receives offer...

    A long-time dream is beginning to become reality for John Hardin junior defensive tackle Matt Elam.

    Elam has dreamt of playing college football since he began playing the game and that is beginning to look like a definite possibility after this past weekend.

    The 6-foot-5, 350-pound Elam attended the University of Kentucky’s junior day Saturday, when he attended the Wildcats’ game against Auburn. Kentucky assistant coach Neal Brown offered Elam a scholarship at the game.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Retiring Brown...

    Mark Brown touched countless lives during his 36-year coaching career and many of those people were on hand Sunday afternoon at John Hardin High School to honor the former football coach.

    The two-hour reception was attended by family, friends and colleagues as they came to pay homage to a man who resurrected Marion County and Nelson County and built John Hardin into the program it is today.

  • PREP SWIMMING: Area earns 27...

    LOUISVILLE — With strong performances in Friday and Saturday’s 3rd Region Championships at Russell County High School, competitors from three area high schools combined for 27 berths (including alternates) in next week’s Pannell Swim Shop KHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships at the University of Louisville.

    The official State psyche sheet was released in PDF form Sunday on www.khsaa.org.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    Central Hardin was on pace for a huge win over 5th Region rival Bardstown on Saturday night, but the visiting Tigers rallied from a five-point deficit early in the fourth quarter to stun the Bruins, 68-64.

    Senior wing Alex Crowder led the Bruins (10-12) with 14 points and seven steals. Junior forward Dillon Glenn added 14 points and nine rebounds, while senior guard Troy Squires chipped in with eight points, eight assists, six rebounds and five steals.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    Senior forward Chanel Roberts had 21 points, 15 rebounds, four assists, four steals and one block on Saturday to lead the North Hardin Lady Trojans to a 58-47 win over visiting Ohio County.

    Freshman guard Tamiah Stanford added 17 points and three steals for North Hardin (21-6), which has won 3-of-4 and 8-of-11.

    NORTH HARDIN 58, OHIO COUNTY 47

    Ohio County        14      7     11    15—47