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    LEXINGTON — Twenty-seven games into the University of Kentucky men’s basketball season, the Darius Miller coach Billy Gillispie brought in to be an integral part of the program finally made the contributions many expected from Day 1. With the Tennessee Volunteers intent on not letting Kentucky guard Jodie Meeks score 54 points like he did in their previous meeting, Miller came though with his best game in a Wildcat uniform, scoring a career-high 17 points to help

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    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com BARDSTOWN — The defending 5th Region champion showed the North Hardin Trojans the region title still goes through Bardstown. The Bardstown Tigers, who dodged a bullet at the end of regulation, handed the visiting Trojans a 65-62 loss in overtime in a matchup of region heavyweights.

  • PREP WRESTLING: Murphy, Jakes...

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FRANKFORT – Jordan Murphy couldn’t fight back tears. Dez Jakes didn’t know what to say. Both grapplers advanced to the finals of the KHSAA State Wrestling Championships on Saturday and were the only area grapplers to compete for a championship at the Frankfort Civic Center. But neither could win a title as Murphy, a

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    By GREG CREWS gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com BRANDENBURG — It was just what the doctor ordered for the Central Hardin Lady Bruins on Friday night. After taking their worst two losses of the season in back-to-back games, the Lady Bruins got a breath of fresh air as they capped the regular season with a win, topping the homestanding Meade County Lady Waves, 64-42. “It was r

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    By GREG CREWS

    gcrews@thenewsenterprise.com

    BOWLING GREEN — After taking a heartbreaking two-point loss in Miami on Jan. 6, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers had a score to settle with Florida International on Saturday.

    The Hilltoppers opened the game with a 7-0 run and had their foot on the Golden Panthers’ throat by halftime after shutting out Florida International for the final 5:55 of the first period, while stretching their lead from six points to 18.

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    By NATHANIEL BRYAN

    nbryan@thenewsenterprise.com

    FORT KNOX — By playing on a team which struggles to find the win column on most nights, it would be tempting for Tiana Benjamin to get down on herself.

    But the Fort Knox High School junior guard hasn’t given in to temptation in spite of the Lady Eagles’ 1-20 record after a 60-30 loss Thursday night at 5th Region rival Campbellsville.

  • PREP WRESTLING: No quit in...

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com FORT KNOX — Roberto Garcia-Chavez wasn’t sure if his son, Fort Knox High School senior Sean Garcia-Chavez, would stick with wrestling after his sixth-grade year in Colorado. Looking back, Roberto can’t imagine Sean quitting the sport he now loves. “He started wrestling in sixth-grade and I thought it would be

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    The News-Enterprise Alex Jones scored 26 points, breaking the Elizabethtown High School girls’ scoring record in the third quarter, to lead the Lady Panthers past Washington County on Thursday, 67-18. Jones, a senior post, scored 17 points in the first half and needed 24 to break the record. She also had seven rebounds as Elizabethtown (24-2) won its 10th consecutive game. Sop

  • PREP WRESTLING: John Hardin...

    The News-Enterprise FRANKFORT — With four wrestlers advancing to the quarterfinals of the KHSAA State Wrestling Championships on Thursday, the John Hardin Bulldogs find themselves in pretty good company. After the first day of the three-day tournament at the Frankfort Civic Center, John Hardin is fourth with 41.5 points, behind Union County (57), Louisville Trinity (54.5) and U