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  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Fort...

    First-year Fort Knox coach Shawn Thompson didn’t want his team even thinking about the playoffs heading into Friday’s game with Louisville Shawnee.

    All Thompson wanted was to see his Eagles work to improve following a six-game losing streak.

    Fort Knox took a step in the right direction as senior Dominic Dingle rushed for 104 yards and two touchdowns and senior Josh Kleber added 78 yards and two scores to lead the host Eagles to a 40-16 win over Class 2-A, District 4 for Shawnee at McAdams Field.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: Meade...

    Meade County ran away with the Class 6-A, District 2 football championship Friday night.

    The Green Wave put on a Homecoming demolition and repeated as distict champs with a bang.

    Senior running back Max Cundiff rushed for a game-high 170 yards and three touchdowns and  senior Thomas Wilson added three more on the ground as Meade County piled up 485 total yards in a 58-14 home victory over Central Hardin.

  • FOOTBALL FRIDAY UPDATE: LaRue...

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson had 2.5 sacks, returned a fourth-quarter kickoff for a score and carried the ball 22 times for 354 yards and four more touchdowns as the LaRue County Hawks clinched a home playoff berth with a 57-44 win Friday night at Class 3-A, District 3 rival Elizabethtown.

    The host Panthers (0-8 overall, 0-2 district) took the lead twice in the fourth quarter on a pair of conversion receptions from senior Matt Morgan, who caught 16 passes for 204 yards and four touchdowns. However, Thompson answered immediately the next time the Hawks touched the ball.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Bruins have Green...

    You bet Stephen Compton is keyed up for tonight.

    It’s the Meade County senior offensive/defensive lineman’s final shot to piledrive the Central Hardin Bruins and help the Green Wave repeat as Class 6-A, District 2 champs.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Knox facing must-...

    This season started out with so much promise for the Fort Knox Eagles.

    Fort Knox began the year with a surprising 41-21 victory over longtime foe Elizabethtown and appeared to be headed for big things under first-year coach Shawn Thompson.

    My how much has changed in two months.

  • 17TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL...

    Nerves, negative energy and no points.

    That’s how Thursday’s 17th District Volleyball Tournament final started out for defending champ Central Hardin.

  • BOYS' 10TH DISTRICT SOCCER...

    After he scored the game’s first goal 14 minutes in, the Meade County Green Wave took Central Hardin’s Noah Wiersema out of the equation.

    That was just fine with Jordan Mabe.

    A sophomore midfielder, Mabe scored two goals as the tournament host Bruins knocked off Meade County, 4-0 in the Boys’ 10th District Soccer Tournament final Thursday night.

  • GIRLS' 10TH DISTRICT SOCCER...

    It only seems like she’s been in hiding for a while, but Central Hardin’s No. 1 public enemy resurfaced with a vengeance Thursday night.

    Elizabethtown senior Taylor Perkins scored the game’s only goal with 24:51 remaining in the first half and the Lady Panthers’ defense stifled Central Hardin once again as the top-seeded Lady Panthers edged the second-seeded Lady Bruins, 1-0 in the final of the Girls’ 10th District Soccer Tournament at John Hardin.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Panthers vividly...

    Kyle Todd and the Elizabethtown Panthers haven’t forgotten how LaRue County senior halfback Cody Thompson ran all over them last season in Hodgenville.

    As a junior, Thompson rushed for a game-high 259 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries to lead the Hawks to a 52-28 win.

    The Panthers are well aware the Hawks still have that big-play ability as the Class 3-A, District 3 rivals meet at 7:30 Friday night at Doug Smith Memorial Stadium.

  • 17TH DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL...

    Elizabethtown coach Tim Hinkle is confident the Lady Panthers will be plenty amped up tonight.