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Today's Sports

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Green holds off...

    HORSE CAVEThe LaRue County Lady Hawks had the Green County Lady Dragons on the ropes.

    A second-set victory gave the second-seeded Lady Hawks momentum after top-seeded Green County breezed its way through the first game.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Keeney...

    Old school and new school collided Tuesday night for the young Central Hardin Bruins.

    For the first time in coach Mike Wiersema’s five-year tenure, the Bruins utilized a man-chaser defense, having junior Ethan Handel follow John Hardin junior Jeremy Garcia and sophomore Jordan Smith track down Bulldogs star senior center midfielder Alex Higdon.

    That was new.

    The old was a play the Bruins knew had worked before against John Hardin.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Panthers...

    Before Tuesday’s second 17th District Volleyball Tournament semifinal, first-year Elizabethtown coach Bart Catlett tried to ignite the Lady Panthers with a motivational speech.

    He hammered home that it was the most important match of their season. Over and over again.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Linscott...

    Elijah Linscott wasted little time Tuesday night in lifting the surging North Hardin Trojans back into the Boys’ 5th Region Soccer Tournament.

    The senior center midfielder needed less than 41 minutes to notch a hat trick and he also had an assist as the top-seeded Trojans hammered the fourth-seeded Elizabethtown Panthers, 5-0 in the opening semifinal of the Boys’ 17th District Soccer Tournament at Doug Smith Memorial Stadium in Elizabethtown.

  • MEN'S COLLEGE SOCCER: ECTC...

    WILMORE — Another game, another early hole for the Elizabethtown Community & Technical College Barons men’s soccer team.

    Like they have most every game in their inaugural season, the Barons fell behind on the road Monday night against Asbury University’s reserves teams and it cost ECTC in a 3-1 loss.

    “Again, we started slow and it cost us,” said Barons assistant Angel Hernandez. “But our players kept fighting through it and they never quit.”

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Lady...

    HARNED — The Meade County Lady Waves only needed one half to move into the championship game of the Girls’ 11th District Soccer Tournament.

    Thirteen players scored at least one goal and four players had at least two assists in top-seeded Meade County’s 17-1 win over fourth-seeded Butler County on Monday night at Breckinridge County.

    Senior striker Jennifer Rethmeier, junior forward Shonte Williams and junior midfielders Katelyn Cucino and Darby Miller each had two goals.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks down...

    HORSE CAVE — The LaRue County Lady Hawks will get another opportunity to play for a district title after sweeping tournament host Caverna in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament semifinals Monday night.

    Junior middle hitter Ivy Brown had nine digs, seven aces, five blocks and a match-high 19 kills to lead second-seeded LaRue County to a 25-10, 25-7, 25-23 win – and a rematch with longtime nemesis Green County in tonight’s title match at 7 – over the third-seeded Lady Colonels.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: North...

    Lexi Lopez more than showed her offensive skills Monday night, but both the North Hardin junior midfielder and veteran Lady Trojans coach Hayley Yourous admitted the player’s celebration skills could use some work.

    Lopez assisted her team’s first two goals and scored the latter two, getting involved in all of North Hardin’s goals, as she led the fourth-seeded Lady Trojans to a 4-0 win over the fifth-seeded Fort Knox Lady Eagles in the Girls’ 17th District Soccer Tournament quarterfinal at Troy Wade Field in Radcliff.

  • OPINION: Good week to be a fan...

    After one tremendous week for high school sports, another one is here. If you’re a fan of high school sports, this is an exciting time of year.

    Last week, area golfers and teams took center stage with the state tournaments at Bowling Green Country Club. This week, district soccer and volleyball tournaments take place. And the week concludes with three area rivalry games in football.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: Lady Trojans...

    As passing mistakes and serving errors mounted, first-year North Hardin coach Richard Lawson was getting frustrated. So was senior setter Leah Shartzer.

    This wasn’t the North Hardin team they had grown accustomed to seeing on the court, and this certainly wasn’t the same Fort Knox squad the Lady Trojans swept twice during the regular season.