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  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John...

    When John Hardin coach Mark Wells called a timeout less than a minute into the second half, he challenged his team to start playing with more effort and energy.

    John Hardin senior point guard Brandon Price heard Wells’ message loud and clear even though he said it shouldn’t have come to that.

  • GIRLS' PREP BOWLING: John...

    After being the bridesmaid a couple of times, Taylor County junior Megan Hedgespeth was finally a bowling bride Monday afternoon.

    Having finished second last year in both the 2nd Region Tournament in Campbellsville and the KHSAA State Tournament in Louisville, Hedgespeth earned some redemption Monday when she dominated the 28-player girls’ individual division of the region tournament at Dix-E-town Lanes.

    Hedgespeth entered the eight-player semifinals with a 151-pin lead and finished the semifinals with a 147-pin hold on the No. 1 seed.

  • BOYS' PREP BOWLING: North...

    Even when qualifying for the four-player boys’ stepladder playoffs looked dire Monday afternoon at Dix-E-Town Lanes, North Hardin senior Kawika Glover never lost hope during the 2nd Region Bowling Tournament.

    Sitting next to last entering the eight-player two-game semifinals, Glover finally caught fire with a 255 in the opener – third-highest in the 100 total boys’ games. He followed it up with a 178 to earn the No. 3 seed, and more importantly, 1-of-4 spots in next week’s state tournament in Louisville.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady...

    Junior wing Zacchea Small had a double-double and senior center Michelle Montgomery neared one as the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs topped 5th Region foe Green County, 54-45 on Monday.

    Small led John Hardin (18-6) with 15 points, 11 rebounds and four steals, while Montgomery chipped in with 15 points and eight rebounds.

    Junior guard Tajah Haley added 14 points, five steals and three assists, while junior wing Nawdya Fletcher had six points, three assists and three steals.

    JOHN HARDIN 54, GREEN COUNTY 45

  • PREP WRESTLING: Hawks'...

    Having spent the majority of his life in Ohio, Gary Canter was surprised when a teaching job in Kentucky came his way.

    It was 1985 and Canter had just earned his teaching degree. He didn’t know much about Hodgenville, but was happy to finally get a chance to be a teacher. So he and his wife D.J. packed up and headed south.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    North Hardin senior guard Nick Lewis might not enjoy the anxious moments when he finds his team trailing, but Lewis and his teammates don’t mind the end result.

    Lewis and the Trojans are making a habit of earning come-from-behind victories this season and they did it again Monday night. Trailing by nine at halftime, North Hardin rallied to take a third-quarter lead en route to a 51-48 victory over the Central Hardin Bruins in a 17th District game at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL...

    Meade County had a chance to win in the closing seconds, but couldn’t pull it off for the second straight game.

  • PREP SWIMMING: Meade County...

    Nearly two years ago, T.J. Osborne’s right rotator cuff was killing him.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Hawks finish...

    LOUISVILLE B.J. Carman wasn’t about to let Justin McDaniel get the best of him again.

    One week after Carman’s unbeaten start was snapped with a loss to McDaniel in the South Oldham Dragon Invitational, the LaRue County 182-pound senior returned the favor during Saturday’s State Duals.

    In the small-school division third-place match, Carman topped McDaniel – a Louisville Moore senior – 10-2 to give the Hawks a 37-33 win over the Mustangs at Fern Creek High School.

  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lady...

    Junior guard Ivy Brown had a double-double as the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks moved one step closer to locking up the No. 1 seed for the 18th District Tournament.

    Brown had 22 points, 15 rebounds, four assists and four steals as LaRue County topped Caverna, 47-42 on Saturday.