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Today's Sports

  • PREP SPORTS: KHSAA changes...

    The girls and boys of summer are becoming the children of winter.

    Earlier this month, KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett sent an email to principals, athletic directors and superintendents of the nearly 230 KHSAA member schools informing the recipients that the KHSAA was moving the start date for baseball, softball and tennis regular-season contests to Wednesday, March 7.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown...

    Shortly after the Fort Knox Eagles’ 41-21 dismantling of Elizabethtown was complete Friday night, Panthers assistant coach Jose Rivera got a text from NFL player Brandon Deaderick.

    Some of the text was not suitable for print, but the point of the message from the former Panther star was clear: The last time Deaderick lost to Fort Knox, the Panthers bounced back and advanced to the 2003 Class 2-A state final.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: LaRue County...

    Going into last week’s season opener, outgoing LaRue County football coach Rodney Armes was concerned with how his Hawks would handle the veteran North Bullitt Eagles, who outweighed the Hawks at several positions and had a far deeper roster.

    Armes’ answer was what he expected – not very well.

    Even though they had three turnovers, the Hawks managed to stay within striking distance before the Eagles pulled away with a pair of scores in the final 10 minutes.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Norton...

    As a point guard, Lauren Norton’s not expected to grab a lot of boards on the hardwood.

    Put her on the soccer pitch and the Central Hardin senior’s rebounding proficiency goes way up.

    The reigning Area Offensive Player of the Year scored two of her season-high four goals off rebounds, while two of her teammates scored off deflections as well as the eighth-ranked Lady Bruins cruised by the host John Hardin Lady Bulldogs, 7-0 on Wednesday night in a rematch of last year’s 10th District Tournament final.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER:...

    Elizabethtown High School girls’ soccer coach Jerry Crabtree still can’t understand how Lexy Hazle plays in the back row for her club team.

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF RESULTS:...

    GOLF

    GIRLS’ PREP

    TUESDAY’S EVENTS

    HARDIN COUNTY CUP

    ELIZABETHTOWN Results from the second round of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 (front nine) Elizabethtown Country Club:

    TEAM SCORES

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Knox travels to...

    Shawn Thompson is a superstitious man, and one who must find a routine and stick with it.

    Prior to last Friday’s game against the Elizabethtown Panthers, the first-year Fort Knox coach drove to Elizabethtown to pick up some equipment for a camera and stopped to eat at Colton’s Steak House in Radcliff on the way back.

    Following Fort Knox’s eye-opening 41-21 win at McAdams Field, Thompson said he’s going to keep his Friday routine going as long as the Eagles keep winning.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Tuesday'...

    GOLF
    GIRLS’ PREP
    TUESDAY’S EVENTS
    HARDIN COUNTY CUP
    ELIZABETHTOWN — Results from the second round of the Hardin County Cup at the par-36 (front nine) Elizabethtown Country Club:
    TEAM SCORES
    Central Hardin 173
    Elizabethown 200
    North Hardin NTS
    John Hardin NTS
    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
    Central Hardin
    Meredith Cross 36
    Kasey Smallwood 43
    Amanda Smith 47
    Erin Perkins 54
    Mercedes Crowe 51
    Madalaine Benedetti 47
    Courtney Strothoff 55
    Elizabethtown
    Ashley Hartlage 44
    Mary-Chapin Snow 51
    Sarah Beth Hundley 51
    Sarah Hinton 52
    Lauren Riney 55
    Kelsie Hall 70
    North Hardin

  • PREP FOOTBALL: North hopes to...

    Kris Cornett can’t wait to plow someone into the ground.

    While five other area high school football teams played, North Hardin had the opening week off.

    The Trojans’ senior lineman acknowledged the last two weeks of practices and scrimmages have helped his unit clean up its play. But he’s ready and excited to kick off the season for real and to show everyone what their redesigned offense is about.

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Knox...

    The homestanding Fort Knox Lady Eagles snapped a six-match losing streak with a 25-16, 19-25, 25-23 win over 5th Region rival LaRue County on Tuesday.
    Fort Knox (1-6) beat LaRue County (2-4) for the first time since Sept. 6, 2003. The closest the Lady Eagles came to beating the Lady Hawks since was a two-set tie on Sept. 15, 2007.
    No statistics were available for Fort Knox.
    Sophomore middle hitter Ivy Brown paced LaRue County with eight kills, four blocks and two digs, while junior setter Lauren Meredith had eight assists, two aces and two digs.