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  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John...

    The John Hardin Bulldogs learned Thursday night how hard it is to get to the top.

    The Bulldogs built an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter, but they had to hold off the feisty North Hardin Trojans for a 66-63 victory at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. The win gave John Hardin the No. 1 seed for the first time in the program’s history for the upcoming 17th District Tournament.

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL: John...

    The John Hardin Bulldogs have recorded one big road win against a 17th District rival this week. Tonight, they head to Ron Bevars Gymnasium in attempt to double their fun against the North Hardin Trojans.

    John Hardin is coming off a thrilling 64-63 win Tuesday night in which the Bulldogs (16-2 overall, 6-1 district) blew an 11-point advantage and a last-minute lead against the Elizabethtown Panthers only to get it back and hold on after a pair of free throws from senior forward Blake Bonner.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Despite having a horrible night at the free-throw line and turning the ball over 16 times, the visiting Hart County Lady Raiders still had a shot to knock off 5th Region foe Elizabethtown on Wednesday night.

    Elizabethtown senior guards Natalie Greenwell and Hannah Hart would have none of it.

    After halftime, Greenwell scored 13 of her 15 points and Hart scored 10 of her 12 to lead the fourth-ranked Lady Panthers to a 55-44 victory at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Gymnasium.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: John Hardin'...

    Jeff Richard was all-smiles Wednesday afternoon, which is pretty fitting considering the John Hardin High School senior plans to focus on straightening out smiles once his football career comes to a close and his orthodontic career opens.

    He’s not ready to give up his gridiron days just yet, confirming this much by signing a national letter of intent with Murray State University while decked out in a yellow dress shirt, gold tie and navy blue Racers ball cap.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Elizabethtown...

    Keeping Kentucky players in state for their college careers was little more than an afterthought for Western Kentucky University’s former coaching staff.

    That changed once prodigal son Willie Taggart returned from Stanford to take over his alma mater.

    “We are going to recruit (Kentucky) first and foremost, and then we are going to Florida,” Taggart recently told The Louisville Courier-Journal. He is a Florida native.

  • PREP FOOTBALL: Central's...

    Central Hardin football coach Mike Lawson thinks the University of Louisville coach Charlie Strong got a recruiting steal in senior kicker John Wallace.

    Wallace, who verbally committed to Louisville on April 27, signed his national letter of intent Wednesday afternoon in the Central Hardin library.

    “He’s as good as anybody in the state, and as good as anybody that’s come out of here in the last five to 10 years,” Lawson said. “He’s only going to get better. He’s got a tremendous upside.”

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  • Wallace taking his talents to U...
  • PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: LaRue...

    Junior guard Kyle Sheeran scored a team-high 22 points and senior guard Dylan Parr added 10 points as the homestanding LaRue County Hawks edged the Meade County Green Wave, 55-54, on Tuesday night in the second game of a girl/boy doubleheader.

    Sophomore guard Kelton Ford added eight points, eight assists and seven rebounds for the Hawks (13-6), who entered having lost 3-of-4.

    The Green Wave (8-14) dropped their third straight game and have lost 5-of-6.

    LARUECOUNTY 55, MEADE COUNTY 54

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    Even with a 25-point halftime lead, Central Hardin coach David Robbins still thought the Lady Bruins weren’t showing enough defensive intensity.