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  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Four...

    Four teams battled tooth and nail last year in one of the longest nights in Boys’ 10th Soccer Tournament history, with the Elizabethtown Panthers outlasting the North Hardin Trojans and the Central Hardin Bruins surviving a shootout with the John Hardin Bulldogs.

    Elizabethtown eventually advanced to the 5th Region Tournament final for an area-record sixth consecutive year, while the Bruins one-upped the Panthers by earning their first state tournament final four berth.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: North...

    Hayley Yourous has had an exhausting first full week back teaching at school.

    Classes. Meetings. Prep work.

  • PREP GOLF ROUNDUP: Saturday...

    GOLF

    BOYS’ PREP

    SATURDAY’S EVENTS

    KENTUCKYINVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT

    PROSPECT — Results from Saturday’s KIT at the par-72 Nevel Meade Golf Course:

    18. Elizabethtown (333)

  • PREP VOLLEYBALL ROUNDUP: Central...

    The Central Hardin Lady Bruins went 4-1 in the Owensboro Apollo SummerSlam, falling to eventual tournament champion Lexington Tates Creek in the gold bracket championship.

    Central Hardin (6-1) won its pool by beating Henderson County, 21-25, 25-21, 15-11 and Paducah Tilghman, 25-15, 25-22.

    After losing 24-26, 25-18, 15-7 to Tates Creek, the Lady Bruins knocked off Paducah Christian Fellowship, 25-9, 24-26, 15-5, and Meade County, 25-19, 25-11.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Flores...

    Ray Flores knows he has a big task ahead of him.

    Just after preseason practice started, Flores was tabbed as head coach of the Fort Knox boys’ soccer team – and given the objective of getting the program turned in the right direction.

    Flores is the team’s fourth coach in the last four seasons – and the team’s seventh since 2001. He replaces Michaela Jacobs, who was 6-12-2 last year. Fort Knox won just 19 games the past three seasons under former coaches Alex Molina, Jose Huerta and Jacobs.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Green...

    Meade County boys’ soccer coach Matt Pollock expects the first quarter of the season to be a little bumpy.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: Falcons...

    Before his sixth season as head boys’ soccer coach at North Hardin Christian got underway, Josh Hardin wasn’t even sure if he would have enough players to field a team.

    Because of the low turnout, Hardin chose to cancel summer practice and the team’s annual camp at Campbellsville University. Hardin thought about having his squad compete as a club team instead of at the varsity level in the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association.

    Then school started, and the turnout increased – and Hardin’s outlook changed.

  • BOYS' PREP SOCCER: North...

    Coming off a 12-8-3 record and a district tournament semifinal appearance, North Hardin boys’ soccer coach Jim Stone thinks the Trojans are in for a banner season.

    Leadership, goal-scoring, defense and unity are all there this year.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Lady...

    Meade County’s girls' soccer team came so close to taking down some of the top 10th District teams last year.

  • GIRLS' PREP SOCCER: Kness-...

    If you would have asked her 20 years ago, Karina Kness-Kuhl couldn’t imagine coaching a high school sport.

    That changed in late September of last season when Kness-Kuhl was chosen to replace Liz Barnes as coach of the Fort Knox girls’ soccer team.

    Fort Knox started 0-12-2 and hadn’t scored a goal in 10 games before Kness-Kuhl took over. The Lady Eagles were mercy ruled four times in that span.