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Today's Sports

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Lady...

    LaRue County earned a fourth-place finish at the Purples Classic in Bowling Green on Saturday as Lady Hawks coach Ben Schell also achieved a major milestone.

    LaRue County went 2-0-1 in pool play, tying Muhlenberg County, 19-25, 25-10 and defeating Warren East, 25-14, 25-18 on Friday before knocking off Fort Campbell, 25-6, 25-11 on Saturday.

    The Lady Hawks advanced to the gold bracket in tournament play, where they defeated Owensboro, 25-20, 26-24 before falling to host Bowling Green, 25-11, 25-13 in the semifinals.

  • PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Panthers...

    Four players had a goal or an assist as the homestanding Elizabethtown Panthers ended their three-game losing streak Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 win against 5th Region rival Nelson County.

    Sophomore Cody Bridges scored in the first half off a pass from junior Conner Kauffeld. Freshman Nick Coffman tallied the insurance goal off an assist from junior Travis Richardson.

    Senior Alec Fields came up with four saves as Elizabethtown (4-12) outshot the Cardinals (9-4-1), 12-4.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL: More area...

    Elizabethtown sophomore defensive specialist Rebecca Hepner used to serve with the standard approach.

    But while playing for the Kentucky Heartland Volleyball Club 16s during the summer, she started experimenting with a jump serve.

    She’d toss the ball high in the air, time her leap and then crush the ball with her right hand, sending a powerful shot over the net and at an opposing players’ shoulders.

    It gave her quite a rush. Now she loves it, especially the intimidation factor.

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF:...

    Coach Andy Games thought his Elizabethtown boys’ golf team had labored through a pretty solid season. On Saturday afternoon, his Panthers finally tasted those fruits.

    The Panthers earned their only regular-season win by dominating the 18-team North Hardin Invitational, while friends Michael Vick and Ryan Daniels duked it out in a one-hole playoff for the individual title in the 90-player field at the par-72 Lincoln Trail Country Club in Vine Grove after both players carded 1-over 73s.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Warren...

    BOWLING GREEN — The homestanding Warren East Raiders continued their best start since their 2007 run to the Class 4-A semifinals with a 38-7 thrashing of the LaRue County Hawks on Friday night.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Central...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON — T.J. Gordon thought he was going to be the goat.

    Instead, the Central Hardin senior cornerback/wide receiver ended up being the hero in the Bruins’ thrilling Friday night comeback win at Bullitt East.

    Moments after missing an open-field tackle on a touchdown, Gordon caught a 68-yard touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback Koree Krupinski with 39.2 seconds remaining and Central Hardin recorded an interception to earn a 35-31 win.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE:...

    LOUISVILLE — Junior running back Dylan Byrd and the DeSales Colts needed all of seven plays to turn Friday’s Class 2-A, District 4 opener against Fort Knox into a rout.

    Byrd scored on a 70-yard run on his team’s first play and DeSales tacked on five more touchdowns in the first half en route to a 49-13 win at Iroquois High School.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: John...

    The John Hardin Bulldogs continued their winning ways as they rolled to a 48-0 victory over Louisville Iroquois in the teams’ Class 5-A, District 3 opener Friday night at Bulldog Stadium.

    John Hardin (5-0) has won 37 consecutive regular-season games and 59 of its last 60. The Bulldogs, who are ranked second in the latest Associated Press poll, have won 17 straight games against district foes and 24 of their last 25.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Grayson...

    The Grayson County Cougars made history Friday night at the expense of the North Hardin Trojans.

    The Cougars used a strong rushing attack to knock off North Hardin, 35-13 in the teams’ Class 5-A, District 3 opener at Ray Story Stadium for the program’s first win over the Trojans.

    Grayson County (6-0) churned out 428 yards on the ground. Senior Dustin Crain did most of the damage, rushing for 315 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries. Senior fullback Dalton Logsdon added 100 yards and a score on 17 attempts.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue County...

    Josh Jaggers knows the Warren East Raiders have been champing at the bit to get out of the shadow of some of the other Bowling Green schools. And tonight, LaRue County’s first-year coach gets a first-person view of just how dangerous the Raiders (5-0) are.

    For the first time in history, according to the Bowling Green Daily News, Bowling Green, Greenwood, Warren Central and Warren East are 5-0 in the same year.