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  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: North...

    Senior Andrea Whelan struck out 15 of the 26 Lexington Catholic batters she faced Sunday as North Hardin stunned the 21st-ranked Lady Knights, 7-0, in the Trojans’ first game in the Florida Beach Bash at Fort Walton Beach.

    Whelan allowed four hits – all singles – and walked three against an offense that entered Sunday scoring more than eight runs per game.

  • PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Lady...

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins went 2-2 in Friday and Saturday’s Oldham County Spring Break Classic.

    The Lady Bruins lost to Floyd (Ind.) Central, 11-0 and Oldham County, 3-1, and beat Grayson County, 4-3 and South Warren, 15-0.

    n The Lady Bruins (7-3) were held to two hits – singles by senior Ashley Hughes and junior Abbi Goedde – in the loss to Floyd Central, which led 4-0 before scoring five runs in the fourth.

    Freshman April Pence (1-2) took the loss, allowing nine hits and six earned runs in three innings.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: E'...

    The Elizabethtown Panthers split their games in the Battle of the Bluegrass on Friday and Saturday.

    The Panthers beat Franklin (Ind.) Community, 10-4 on Saturday at Grayson County, and lost to South Port (Ind.), 8-4 on Friday at Hancock County.

    n Elizabethtown (5-5) led 5-1 after two innings and scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth to put the game out of reach against Franklin.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK &...

    After two surprising runner-up finishes, Elizabethtown junior Jessica Gabhart returned to form by winning the 300-meter hurdles. Fort Knox junior Kiara Austin won all four of her events, and John Hardin junior Katie Lever swept the long-distance runs.

    But Friday night belonged to the North Hardin Lady Trojans, who won three gold medals and had 14 other top-five finishes en route to the 15-squad LaRue County Invitational’s team title.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Billings named...

    The Elizabethtown High School football program looked out of state to fill its head football coaching vacancy and found a former Kentuckian.

    Adam Billings, who has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach with the Southwest Guilford Cowboys in High Point, N.C., was introduced Friday afternoon before watching the Panthers’ final spring practice. Elizabethtown will be his first head coaching role.

  • BOYS' PREP TRACK &...

    Despite missing one of their top athletes in senior Andrew Stewart, the North Hardin Trojans hardly missed a beat during Friday night’s LaRue County Invitational in Hodgenville.

    The Trojans won seven events – including three of the four relays – and rolled to the 15-squad team title by 66.5 points over runner-up John Hardin. North Hardin finished with 161 points, while the Bulldogs had 94.50.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown...

    The Elizabethtown High School football program looked out of state to fill its head football coaching vacancy and found a former Kentuckian.

    Adam Billings, who has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach with the Southwest Guilford Cowboys in High Point, N.C, was introduced Friday afternoon before watching the Panthers' final spring practice. Elizabethtown will be his first head coaching role.

  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Thursday...

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    THURSDAY’S MATCHES

    NORTH HARDIN 3, MEADE COUNTY 2

    Results from Thursday’s match in Brandenburg:

    Singles

    Chrys Castro (NH) def. Chase Garris (MC), 6-1, 6-1

    Cesar Castro (NH) def. Zach Bogard (MC), 6-0, 6-0

    Tate Wilson (MC) def. Bransen Marcus (NH), 6-0, 6-3

    Doubles

  • BASEBALL: Adcock makes MLB debut...

    KANSAS CITY It sure didn’t take Nathan Adcock long to see his first action for the Kansas City Royals.

    A former North Hardin High School standout, the rookie reliever threw a scoreless eighth inning Thursday afternoon in the Royals’ 4-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Bulldogs...

    Senior Cody Creamer and freshman Dale Gumm each homered as the homestanding John Hardin Bulldogs cruised past 17th District rival Fort Knox, 15-5 in six innings Thursday.

    John Hardin (1-1 district) led 9-0 after three innings and 12-1 after four before the Eagles cut the lead to 12-5 in the sixth. But the Bulldogs scored three times to invoke the mercy rule.

    Senior Garrett Mitchell doubled for John Hardin, which had 11 hits.

    Fort Knox (1-5 overall, 0-1) was held to five hits. Sophomore Ryan Borowski took the loss for the Eagles.