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Today's Sports

  • PREP BASEBALL: LaRue finishes...

    The LaRue County senior six cashed in with an early hitting spree and they helped the Hawks put an end to their three-game slide. 

  • PREP BASEBALL: Harrington,...

    Central Hardin junior Drew Harrington knew what was at stake Tuesday night when his coach – Todd Thompson – paid a visit to the mound in the top of the seventh inning. Harrington begged Thompson to stay in the game and finish what he had started.

    Thompson obliged and Harrington rewarded his coach for having faith in him.

    Harrington tossed a no-hitter, getting through a shaky final inning to help the 11th-ranked Bruins to a 5-1 victory over the visiting Meade County Green Wave.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: E'town...

    When his players are confident at the plate, Elizabethtown coach Matt Mardis can just sit back and watch his team work.

    Despite facing a three-run deficit in the top of the seventh inning Tuesday at 17th District rival John Hardin, Mardis remained hopeful the Lady Panthers would come through because they had the heart of their order coming to bat against John Hardin junior Katlyn Geer.

    They did.

  • PREP BASEBALL/SOFTBALL ROUNDUP:...

    Taylor County junior Blake Caulk hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to lead the Cardinals to a 2-1 win over 5th Region rival Elizabethtown on Monday.

    Caulk’s hit gave Taylor County (24-10) its third straight win, while the Panthers (12-19) lost for the sixth time in eight games.

    Freshman Zeke Pinkham had two singles and scored, while senior Tyler Brandenburg had an RBI single.

  • PREP TRACK: Area athletes could...

    Area athletes are in line for a big weekend in the KHSAA State Track and Field Championships at the University of Louisville.

    If every seed holds, athletes would bring home a combined 56 medals when the state meets are held at Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park. The Class 1-A is Thursday followed by 2-A on Friday and 3-A on Saturday.

    Each meet starts at 1 p.m.

    In 1-A, Fort Knox could win 16 medals. Senior Kiara Austin is ranked first in the 100-meter hurdles and long jump and second in the triple jump. She also anchors the second-ranked 1,600 relay team.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Starting them...

    North Hardin coach Ace Adcock believes a youth movement is on the horizon for high school baseball. It might be already here considering the number of young players contributing this season.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Meade's Bo...

    Flying is in Bo Wilson’s blood.

    So is the Air Force Academy. As for baseball, well that’s just an added bonus.

  • PREP TENNIS: Sacred Heart knocks...

    LOUISVILLE Elizabethtown juniors Sydney Davis and Lauren Riney looked like they could make the girls’ tennis sectional team semifinals intriguing Saturday afternoon at St. Xavier.

  • PREP TRACK: Lady Trojans claim...

    Brianna Woodson doesn’t mean to sound cocky or anything, but the North Hardin senior has grown to expect the Lady Trojans to just win, baby.

    Woodson and junior teammate Tamara Jenkins qualified for the state meet in all four of their events to lead North Hardin to its fifth straight Class 3-A, Region 2 title Friday night at the Jeter-McKinney Track Complex.

    The Lady Trojans won seven individual titles and one relay as they topped runner-up Bowling Green, 182-126. John Hardin finished fourth with 46 points, while Central Hardin was eighth with 23.

  • PREP TRACK: Despite pressure,...

    Being the coach of the second-ranked team in Class 3-A and hosting the Region 2 meet, veteran North Hardin coach James Webb was under a lot of stress Friday night.

    “Tonight was stressful for a few reasons,” Webb said. “Being the regional manager was very stressful. I wanted everything to run smoothly and everybody happy when the meet was over; that was the major thing. Second, I hoped my athletes performed to their abilities and made it to State as we expected.”