Today's Sports

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Krupinski,...

    In a game that meant little, Kristina Krupinski kept getting on base a lot.

    The Central Hardin senior first baseman homered to right field in the first inning before reaching base three other times as the No. 12 Lady Bruins routed the host John Hardin Lady Bulldogs, 15-1 in five innings Tuesday in both teams’ final 17th District regular-season game.

    Over the last five games, Krupinski has reached base 20 times in 21 plate appearances. She said she’s in such a zone it feels that she can do nothing wrong.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central rolls...

    Even an unusually cold, dreary day in mid-May with a steady mist wasn’t enough to cool off the Central Hardin bats.

    After scoring 46 runs in three games over the weekend, the sixth-ranked Bruins continued their offensive onslaught, pounding out 14 hits en route to a 15-4 five-inning mercy-rule victory over the Meade County Green Wave on Tuesday evening at Meade-Olin Park.

  • PREP TENNIS: Skaggs keeps up his...

    Tad Skaggs is heading to his first KHSAA State Tennis Tournament.

    The Central Hardin sophomore singles player continued his hot play Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the Boys’ 5th Region Tennis Tournament.

  • PREP ROUNDUP: Lady Bruins beat...

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    The No. 12 Central Hardin Lady Bruins fell behind for the second straight game Monday, but it didn’t matter much to Baylee Sullivan.

    The sophomore pinch hitter cleared the bases with a double in the bottom of the sixth as the Lady Bruins rallied past the Louisville Butler Bearettes, 5-2.

    Seniors Ashley Hughes and Jordan Daniel had two hits each for Central Hardin (27-4), winner of seven straight. Eighth-grader Kelsey McGuffin had a hit, stole a base and scored.

  • PREP TENNIS: E'town's...

    Only the quiet survive.

    Elizabethtown junior Zeeshan Bhatti staved off elimination and stayed alive as the Boys’ 5th Region Tennis Tournament’s third seed.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Hawks hold off E...

    When LaRue County junior Kyle Meredith scored in the top of the seventh, it looked like an inconsequential run at the time.

    But it turned out to be the difference in LaRue County’s 6-5 victory over the Elizabethtown Panthers in a battle of 5th Region teams Monday night at Panther Baseball Park.

    “That’s playing heads up baseball,” LaRue County coach Chris Price said. “Kyle’s one of our best base runners. He read it well.”

  • PREP SOFTBALL: E'town tops...

    Mary Beth Russell, Brittany Daniel and Brianna Taylor knew exactly what was on the line Monday night.

    If the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers beat the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs for the second time this season, they would lock up the No. 3 seed for the 17th District Softball Tournament. Lose, and they would be the No. 4 and be in the top half of the bracket with Central Hardin.


    The 12th-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins led the Louisville Assumption Rockets, 2-1, in the third inning before lightning halted their championship game Saturday night of the seven-team Crusade for Children Tournament at Assumption.

    Central Hardin (26-4) was awarded the title trophy because of scoring difference.
    -- In a 6-2 win over Louisville Sacred Heart in Saturday evening’s semifinals, senior Kristina Krupinski went 4-for-4 with two doubles and scored twice.

  • PREP SOFTBALL: Central Hardin...

    Before the season began, the LaRue County Lady Hawks weren’t scheduled to host the 12th-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    After Friday night, the hosts might have wished they hadn’t changed their minds.

    Senior Kristina Krupinski threw five shutout innings, senior Ashley Hughes reached base seemingly at will and junior Abbi Goedde had the big hit in the Lady Bruins’ five-run fifth inning as runner-stranding Central Hardin eased past its 5th Region rival, 9-1.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central runs...

    The Central Hardin Bruins had an offensive explosive this weekend, scoring 46 runs in three wins in a round robin at Nelson County to run their winning streak to five.

    The sixth-ranked Bruins pounded North Bullitt, 18-2, and shut out Nelson County, 12-0 on Saturday and they rolled past Grayson County, 16-5 on Friday.

    — North Bullitt took a 1-0 lead in the second, but the Bruins racked up 18 runs in the final four innings.