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  • Cats chew up Big Red

    By DAN GELSTON

    AP Basketball Writer

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Kentucky avoided the latest big upset from the Big Red.

    John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Patrick Patterson stopped Cornell’s captivating NCAA Tournament run, giving the top-seeded Wildcats a 62-45 win Thursday night in the East Regional semifinals.

    With much of the Carrier Dome crowd — and the country — pulling for an upset by the 12th-seeded Ivy Leaguers, Cornell bolted to a 10-2 lead in the opening minutes.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK AND FIELD...

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com The North Hardin Lady Trojans are looking to start a new streak. And they’ve got a new coach leading the way. North Hardin won 15 consecutive region championships, a streak that ended in 2008, before winning the Class 3-A, Region 2 title in its first year in that region. LeShea Smith, a Hardin County prosecutor, replaces forme

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  • PREP TENNIS ROUNDUP: Wednesday...

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    WEDNESDAY’S MATCHES

    NORTH HARDIN 3, FORT KNOX 2

    Results from Wednesday’s match at North Hardin:

    Singles

    Chrys Castro (NH) def. Dakota Stokes (FK), 6-0, 6-0

    Caesar Castro (NH) def. Patrick Ogden (FK), 6-7 (7-5), 7-5

    Doubles

    Jeffery DeWitt/Martin Shumate (NH) def. Wilder Rainey/Scott Willis (FK), 6-0, 6-2

    Mark Eastman/Chris Whitaker (FK) def. Braden Proffitt/Cody Hughes (NH), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Meade County...

    By NATHANIEL BRYAN nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com After his team was mercy-ruled by Meade County on Tuesday, Central Hardin coach Mark Martin said the victorious Lady Waves were as good as any team in the state. Meade County is certainly hitting like it. A day after hammering Central Hardin’s pitching for 12 runs and 14 hits, the host Lady Waves’ offensive onslaught conti

  • PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Central...

    The News-Enterprise A day after leaving 10 runners on base and struggling to score, the Central Hardin Bruins found a way to produce runs Wednesday night. The Bruins broke loose for three runs in the bottom of the second en route to a 4-0 victory over the Nelson County Cardinals. “We had some timely hits,” Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson said. “It would have bee

  • PREP TRACK AND FIELD: State...

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Fort Knox senior Courtney Edwards doesn’t feel much pressure. Not even after winning four state championships and exploding onto the state track scene last season. “Sometimes I feel pressure on doing better and improving, but I try to make myself feel as if there shouldn’t be any pressure,” said Edwards, who w

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    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com Despite missing a quartet of athletes who placed in the top 10 at the state meet last season, longtime Elizabethtown assistant Jeff McNeil thinks the Panthers will be just as strong thanks to a group of newcomers. The Panthers graduated Thomas Jacobs (runner-up in discus), Ethan Jones (third in pole vault), Trevor Deneen (seventh in d

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    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com North Hardin coach Ron Bevars has been around the game of basketball for more than 30 years, but he never had a season quite like this. The Trojans faced adversity before the season even began when Cameron Irvin was struck by a car and killed while riding his bike. Irvin would have been the team’s starting point guard. North Hardin