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Today's Sports

  • PRO FOOTBALL: Deaderick achieves...

    Everyone has dreams growing up. Brandon Deaderick was no different. He grew up with aspirations of being a professional football player. He wanted to be the next Bruce Smith or Reggie White.

    The first time Deaderick stepped on a football field, he was convinced this is what he wanted to do with his life. Some children want to be a fireman or police officer or a doctor. Deaderick’s dream was to one day play in the NFL.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER:...

    Samantha Matherly is not the most vocal individual, especially not from the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers’ talented soccer program,

    What the senior midfielder/defender didn’t provide in voice, Matherly instead gave her team savvy, skill and speed – and a lot of it.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    The area’s top foul shooter made up for his off-target shooting and a late fourth-quarter miss.

  • PREP BOWLING: All programs have...

    The Dawgs had their day Saturday, but the afternoon wasn’t exactly a complete loss for North Hardin and Central Hardin, either.

    Paced by season bests from junior Lucas Ward and sophomore Morgan Parsons, John Hardin swept all four individual titles in the inaugural Hardin County Tournament of Champions at Dix-E-Town Lanes.

    Ward and Parsons rallied to win the mixed doubles title, while North Hardin and Central Hardin combined to split the four team competition.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    Freshman guard Kelsey Sutton scored a career-high 21 points to lead the host Meade County Lady Waves to a 72-16 win over 11th District rival Cloverport Frederick Fraize on Saturday.

    Sutton, who went 8-of-9 from the field and hit four 3-pointers, also had two rebounds, two steals and one assist, while sophomore guard Raley Johnson added 10 points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal.

    Freshman forward Morgan Turner chipped in with nine points and five rebounds, and freshman guard Addi Lynch scored eight points.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    The John Hardin Bulldogs split two games over the weekend.

    John Hardin (13-8) beat Shelby County, 86-39 on Saturday and fell to Grayson County, 81-74 in overtime Friday night.

    n Junior guard Brandon Price had 21 points and eight assists to lead John Hardin past Shelby County. Junior forward Daveon Greene added 16 points and five rebounds, while senior guard Jeremy Harness hit five 3-pointers and chipped in with 15 points, eight assists, six rebounds and four steals.

    Sophomore forward Keon Williams scored 11 points.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Less than 24 hours removed from a stunning loss to John Hardin, the host North Hardin Lady Trojans took out their frustration on Fort Knox.

    Eight players scored eight or more points as the Lady Trojans blasted the Lady Eagles, 98-21 on Saturday at Ron Bevars Gymnasium in a 17th District game.

  • GIRLS' PREP TRACK &...

    When she moved to Fort Knox as a seventh-grader, Kiara Austin thought she had little aspirations of becoming a Division I athlete.

    Five years later, however, that’s exactly what Austin is.

    Austin signed a national letter of intent Friday afternoon in the Fort Knox High School library to run track at Murray State University.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks headed south in the second half, and with it, so did their hopes of getting the 18th District Tournament’s top seed.

    The Lady Hawks used a strong second quarter to tie the score at halftime, but they made only five field goals in the final 16 minutes as they fell to the visiting Green County Lady Dragons, 59-46 on Friday night.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    The LaRue County Hawks snapped out of a recent offensive funk by turning up their defensive pressure.

    The Hawks forced 23 turnovers which led to easy baskets to spark them to a convincing 62-42 victory over the visiting Green County Dragons in an 18th District game Friday night.

    “We picked up our intensity on defense,” said senior guard Kyle Meredith, who had 13 points and five rebounds. “One guy picked it up and then the next guy picks it up. It spreads to the whole team and everyone feeds off it.”