Today's Sports

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Jaggers named...

    This was an early Christmas present for Josh Jaggers and it capped what has been a very good year.

    Jaggers was named the LaRue County football coach Monday after spending the previous four seasons as a Hawk assistant. Jaggers replaces Rodney Armes, who stepped down at the end of the season after spending 16 years as the Hawks’ coach. Armes is the winningest coach in LaRue County history.


    Senior Kaylyn Cecil scored 17 points and eighth-grader Erin Boley added 14 as the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers rolled to a 72-48 win over Fort Pierce (Fla.) Central on Monday in the first round of the KSA Holiday Tournament in Orlando, Fla.

    Cecil hit three 3-pointers and also had four rebounds and two steals, while Boley grabbed seven rebounds. Junior Alexis Powell added 11 points and senior Darian Ditto had 10.

    Elizabethtown (5-1) shot 54.7 percent from the field and 73.3 percent from the foul line.

  • SOCCER: John Hardin's Alex...

    Having already made a name for himself on the area, regional and state soccer scenes, Alex Higdon recently took his game to the next level.

    The national one.

    A John Hardin High School junior, Higdon helped the 18-player Region II team win the 1995 boys age group at the U.S. Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program Boys’ NCAA Interregional, which was held Dec. 9-11 at Rathmell Sports Park in Vestavia, Ala. The ODP Interregional is held in conjunction with the Men’s NCAA College Cup.


    Senior Jansen Flood scored 13 points to lead the homestanding Elizabethtown Panthers to a 51-45 win over North Oldham on Friday night.

    Sophomores Nic McDonald and Ja’Von Cotton each scored 10, while sophomore Bryce Byrd had eight.

    Elizabethtown (3-2) led 26-13 at the half en route to its second straight win.


    North Oldham        9      4     15    17—45


    Sophomore Ivy Brown had consecutive double-doubles to lead the LaRue County Lady Hawks to back-to-back wins over the weekend.

    LaRue County (2-3) knocked off visiting Daviess County, 48-36 on Saturday after beating 18th District rival Caverna, 60-40 on Friday night.

    n Brown had 14 points, 12 steals, seven rebounds and five assists as the Lady Hawks held on against Daviess County.

    Freshman Alexis Brewer added 21 points and three assists, while sophomore Allison Evans had five points and eight rebounds.

  • PREP SWIMMING: Woodford County...




    VERSAILLES — Results from Saturday’s 10th annual Woodford County Invitational Swim Meet at the Falling Springs Arts & Rec Center:


    Combined, 22 Teams

  • PREP BOWLING: Taylor County...

    The road to Louisville for the KHSAA Bowling State Tournament appears to run through Campbellsville for area teams.

    Taylor County was dominant in Saturday’s dual with North Hardin at Dix-E-Town Lanes, as the Cardinals beat the Trojans 6-1 and the Lady Cardinals shut out the Lady Trojans, 7-0.

    Also at Dix-E-Town, the Central Hardin Bruins beat the John Hardin Bulldogs, while the John Hardin Lady Bulldogs rolled past the Central Hardin Lady Bruins, 5½-1½.


    With 17th District rival John Hardin roaring back from an 11-point deficit Friday night, a revved-up Brianna Woodson put an end to the Lady Bulldogs’ second-half comeback.

    The North Hardin Lady Trojans’ lone senior carried them through and drove them ahead.

  • PREP WRESTLING: LaRue dominates...

    Heading into the ballyhooed Smoky Mountain Duals, the LaRue County Hawks are looking every bit the No. 1 team in the state.

    LaRue County continued its torrid start Saturday, rolling to four lopsided wins in the Central Hardin Bruin Duals. Nine wrestlers went undefeated as the Hawks knocked off Lexington Lafayette, Barren County, Meade County and Central Hardin.


    Junior Chanel Roberts scored a game-high 27 points, while senior Brianna Woodson finished with 12  to lead the North Hardin Lady Trojans to a 52-39 victory Friday night at 17th District rival John Hardin.

    Tied at 31 with 7 minutes left in the fourth quarter, Woodson scored 10 of the Lady Trojans' next 12 points --including eight straight -- to propel her team to a 43-37 lead with 3:36 to play.