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Today's Sports

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: E'...

    The Elizabethtown Panthers and success seem to go hand-in-hand at the Boys’ 5th Region Golf Tournament.

    The Panthers have been the most dominant team in the region for more than a decade. They’ve qualified for the state tournament seven consecutive years and 10 of the last 11. The top two teams from each region advance to the state tournament. During this stretch, Elizabethtown has won the region four times, including three consecutive from 2007-09.

  • BASKETBALL: Rupp Arena to host...

    John Calipari’s unbeaten record in Rupp Arena games could be in serious jeopardy next month.

    Calipari, who’s entering his third season as coach of the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, will lead the Dominican Republic national team in a scrimmage against NBA stars who played for the Wildcats. The game is set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Calipari, who has been in charge of putting the event together, announced the game Wednesday on his Twitter feed.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central Hardin...

    LEXINGTON — Who says you can’t go back?

    The Central Hardin baseball team returned to the site of its historic achievement Thursday night as the Bruins went to Whitaker Bank Ballpark for a flag-raising ceremony in honor of their 2011 KHSAA state baseball championship.

  • PREP SPORTS: Bowling might not...

    Earlier this year, Central Hardin, John Hardin and North Hardin decided to offer bowling on the high school varsity sports level. Since 2000, all seven KHSAA schools in the tri-county area have offered volleyball, while Meade County has added wrestling and LaRue County has added boys’ and girls’ soccer in the last seven years.

    Bowling, volleyball, wrestling and soccer might not be the only sports to be added to the area menu.

  • NFL: E'town agent has three...

    After the 18-week NFL lockout came to an end Monday, it didn’t take long for Jon Rabinowitz to get back to business.

    An attorney with the full-service litigation firm of Reford H. Coleman, Beth A. Lochmiller & R. Keith Bond on Ring Road in Elizabethtown, Rabinowitz is also a licensed NFL agent with two players already in the league in punter Tim Masthay of the Green Bay Packers and lineman Garry Williams of the Carolina Panthers.

  • GOLF: Cross, Gumm finish in top...

    Morgan Cross didn’t finish quite as high as she would have liked, but the former Central Hardin High School star and current Murray State University standout was still pleased with her performance in the Fifth Third Bank Kentucky Women’s Open.

    After finishing Tuesday’s opening round at the 6,200-yard Standard Country Club in Louisville in a three-way tie for third place at 74, Cross shot 76 on Wednesday and finished in a three-way tie for fourth with a two-round 150.

  • GOLF ROUNDUP: Cross, Gumm in...

    An area duo is in solid position entering today’s final round of the Fifth Third Bank Kentucky Women’s Open at the 6,200-yard Standard Country Club in Louisville.

    Murray State University senior Morgan Cross, a former Central Hardin High School standout, shot 74 on Tuesday and enters today in a three-way tie for third place with Nicholasville’s Emily Haas and Hebron’s Martha Leach.

    North Hardin junior Lydia Gumm had a 77 and is in a three-way tie for 13th with Louisville’s Lindsay Gahm and Union’s Sara Hurwitch.

  • GOLF: Gumm, Cross in Kentucky...

    Lydia Gumm has had a successful summer on the golf course, ranging from a State Girls’ Junior Amateur championship to her second State Women’s Am runner-up to an eagle and a solid finish in the Callaway Junior Golf World Championship at Torrey Pines in California.

    Before her junior year at North Hardin High School and the KHSAA golf season both start next week, Gumm hopes for another solid finish as the two-day Fifth Third Bank Kentucky Women’s Open tees off this morning at the 6,200-yard Standard Country Club in Louisville.

  • FISHING: Snider second in...

    Kevin Snider had a good day on the lake Sunday, but unfortunately for the Elizabethtown professional fisherman, Mark Rose had a better one.

    Rose led wire to wire in the FLW Walmart Tour event on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Ala. He finished the four-day tournament with a total weight of 77 pounds, 11 ounces, and earned $125,000 his first FLW Tour victory.

  • YOUTH ALL-STAR BASEBALL: EABC...

    Back-to-back homers by Paul Fiepke and Logan Greenwell on consecutive pitches in the first inning had the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 11-year-old All-Stars riding high.

    Five innings later, they were on their way home.

    The Newburgh, Ind., All-Stars scored two runs in the fifth and sixth innings to erase a three-run deficit and end Elizabethtown’s run in the Ohio Valley Regional tournament with a 4-3 win Monday afternoon in Galesburg, Ill.

    After going 1-2 in pool play, Elizabethtown finished 3-3 in the 11-team tournament.