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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • YOUTH TENNIS: Quick Start wraps...
  • YOUTH BASEBALL: EABC 11s, 15s...

    The Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 11-year-old All-Stars remained alive at the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional Tournament with a stirring come-from-behind victory.

    Ben Godfrey capped the impressive comeback with a sixth inning walk-off home run to propel to Elizabethtown to a 5-4 victory over Homewood, Ill., in the first round of elimination games in Galesburg, Ill.

  • SWIMMING: Dolphins finish sixth...

    An early evening storm sent the Kentucky 13-and-Over Long Course State Championship to a premature end Sunday at the E-town Swim & Fitness Center.

    The showers did little to dampen the spirits of the event’s hosts.

    Elizabethtown-based Dolphin Swimming ended the four-day meet sixth in the combined overall standings, earning the best finish for a non-Louisville or Lexington area club.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: EABC 11s go 1-2...

    The Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 11-year-old All-Stars went 1-2 on Friday and Saturday in the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional tournament in Galesburg, Ill.

    Elizabethtown beat Mill Creek, Ohio, 10-4 and lost to tournament host Galesburg, 7-1 on Saturday, and fell to Newburgh, Ind., 8-4 on Friday.

    EABC moves on to the single-elimination tournament that begins today. EABC plays Homewood, Ill., at 12:30 p.m.

    n Trailing 1-0 in the third, EABC scored seven runs and took advantage of four Mill Creek errors to finish out pool play.

  • SWIMMING: Host Dolphins having...

    Backed by a combined four gold medals from the duo of Manuela Sampaio and Dalton Hardesty and a strong overall meet by Emma Coakley, the host Dolphins are having a solid showing entering today’s final day of competition in the four-day Kentucky 13-and-Over Long Course State Championship at the E-town Swim & Fitness Center.