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Today's Sports

  • DRAG RACING: Rineyville's...

    Drag racing is in Andy Warren’s blood.

    He grew up watching his dad and older brother, John Sr. and John Jr., competing in races, and waiting for his time to get behind the wheel.

    When he was old enough to drive, Warren got his chance.

    Seventeen years later, Warren is starting to taste success. Warren, 32, wrapped up his second consecutive National Muscle Car Association class title at the Nostalgia Muscle Car World Finals in St. Louis in December.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Snow shifts...

    Tuesday’s snowfall made it easy to figure out who had a high school basketball game that night – nobody.

    All seven games on the docket were cancelled, and some teams didn’t wait long to reschedule.

    The North Hardin boys, who have had two of their last three games snowed out, will play at Elizabethtown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. On Friday, the North Hardin girls play at Elizabethtown.

  • Ex-Kentucky player Krebs lives...

    Mark Krebs watched his mother, Terri, battle breast cancer for nearly a decade. She went through 390 chemotherapy treatments and seven surgeries before succumbing to the illness in June.

    Doctors gave her nine months. She fought for nine years.

    Now Krebs, a former University of Kentucky men’s basketball player, is spreading his family’s message with his own book, “Beyond A Dream.” And he hopes he hit home with some Elizabethtown residents Tuesday afternoon at Barnes & Noble.

    Families stay together – no matter what.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    After his team lost a game he thought it should have won Friday night, veteran Elizabethtown coach James Haire wondered how his Panthers would rebound Saturday when they hit the road to take on a Daviess County squad that started 11-0.

    Closer to home Saturday, longtime North Hardin coach Ron Bevars was looking for his Trojans to stay competitive in the 17th District race with a visit to Fort Knox.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Unlike more than 250 teams in the state, the John Hardin Bulldogs’ record is still perfect, even though two upperclassmen and second-year coach Mark Wells note that their on-court play has been anything but perfect.

    “I knew that we could be good, but I didn’t know that we could be this good,” said junior guard Jeremy Harness, whose 15th-ranked Bulldogs (12-0 overall, 3-0 district) are one of only two unbeaten teams left in Kentucky. “I knew that if everyone came in and played together, we could be good.”

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Nichols...

    Senior guard Matt Nichols converted a three-point play and the homestanding Central Hardin Bruins came up with two steals in the final 12 seconds to hold on for a 52-51 Monday night win over 5th Region rival Marion County.

    Trailing 51-50 after the Knights took the lead with about 25 seconds left, Nichols (16 points) hit a jump shot and free throw to put the Bruins (6-6) ahead.

    Senior forward Austin Barnett chipped in with 14 points, seven rebounds and four steals, while junior forward Andrew Kinney had 10 points, four rebounds and three assists.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Ruttley begins...

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP:...

    Elizabethtown senior forward Chris McDonald hit a layup as time expired and five players reached double figures in scoring as the visiting Panthers knocked off Daviess County, 86-85 on Saturday.

    Senior post Mitchell Henry led the way with 24 points and 12 rebounds, while McDonald had 19 points, three rebounds and two assists.

    Senior guard Cory Farrow added 16 points, three rebounds and one steal, and junior forward Janzen Flood had 15 points and one assist.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Jauan Akins showed that you can go home again. And he had a swell time doing it Saturday.

    Akins, a North Hardin junior forward who played two seasons for Fort Knox, tormented his former program for a season-high 25 points and senior forward Chris Sterusky added 23 points as the visiting Trojans cruised to an 86-61 win over the Eagles.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Matt Nichols is a firm believer that the best things in life – OK, high school hoops – are indeed, free.

    The Central Hardin senior guard scored 11 of his game-high 25 points from the foul line in the final 8 minutes Friday and junior forward Andrew Kinney buried a game-best four 3-pointers, as the host Bruins held off the visiting Elizabethtown Panthers, 58-52, in a critical and slow-moving 17th District contest.