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Jan 14, 2021

Logan games to be streamed Friday

From Athletic Director Greg Howard: "Logan County High School is proud to announce we will be streaming our sports starting Friday on our YouTube channel. We will work our way through the process to bring you the best content we can. All you need to do is subscribe (for free) at the following link and watch for notifications about live events. https://youtube.com/channel/UCtWRQSlXSvOXQW1Ne3A1nRAIf you have any questions or concerns please let us know." Both LCHS teams will entertain Franklin-Simpson in a district matchup. Russellville's teams will host the other district school, Todd Central. Portions of all four games will be carried live on WRUS.

Jan 13, 2021

LCHS seeking candidates for tennis coaching job

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: Logan County High School is looking to fill our Tennis Coach position. Those interested should contact Greg Howard at 270-725-5270.


Jan 12, 2021

Local teams drop close doubleheaders in 27-hour span

The four high school basketball teams from the Land of Logan lost the closest of games in a 27-hour span in gyms less than five miles apart Monday and Tuesday night. The outcome of every game was still in doubt in the final 30 seconds, and each one ended in favor of the visitors. In fact, the Cougars led Allen County-Scottsville with less than half a second remaining. In the All A regional Monday, the Glasgow Lady Scotties won 45-39 and the Scottie lads won 65-62. At LCHS Tuesday, AC-S' girls escaped 42-39 and the Patriots 43-42. The LoJo will have detailed stories on each game this week.

Jan 12, 2021

Lady Panthers romp past Trinity

Several Lady Panthers contributed as Russellville romped past visiting Whitesville Trinity 68-41 Saturday. Anastasia Dowlen scored 16 points and had 6 rebounds. Hitting 2 of 4 three-pointers, Chloe Whitescarver scored 12 points, as did Amiyah Collier. Brinley Mason went 2 of 3 from long rangem scoring 10 points and adding 6 rebounds. Macaria Hines scored 6 points, mostly on 4 of 6 free throw shooting. Aliyah Kennedy had a team-high 10 rebounds and scored 6 points. Jasmine Patel added 4 points.

Jan 10, 2021

Primary class shut down for COVID at Stevenson

From Russellville Superintendent Larry Begley: I was notified about 1 p.m. today by our district health coordinator that we have a staff member at the Primary Academy that has tested positive. As a result, we will have that staff member and 13 students in quarantine protocol. I can not properly express my gratitude for the efforts made by our entire staff for the plans and actions to keep our kids and staff as safe as possible. Our staff is nothing short of amazing given the circumstances. 

Jan 6, 2021

Demolition begins on Barnes-Campbell Hall at WKU

For over half a century, WKU students have spent their underclass years as residents of Hugh Poland, Bemus Lawrence and Barnes Campbell dormitories on what was still known as Russellville Road when they were built. Now demolition is underway to make room for The First Year Village, which includes the construction of two new residence halls, Normal Hall and Regents Hall. These new halls will utilize space in a way that enables deep faculty and peer engagement around important ideas that connect directly to student success and learning. Demolition of Barnes Campbell Hall began today.

Jan 6, 2021

First four Cougar games canceled for COVID

All four Logan County boys basketball games which were scheduled this week to start the season have been canceled because of COVID. Coach Nathan Thompson's team was to play South Warren, Edmonson County, Martin Count and Clarksville Christian through Saturday. Athletic Director Greg Howard said most of the Kentucky opponents either had a coach or player with a confirmed case of the virus. He said he has chosen not to play teams from Tennessee where the pandemic is raging. The first Cougar game still on the schedule currently is a girl-boy doubleheader with visiting Allen County-Scottsville next Tuesday, Jan. 12. Watch the Roy's Bar-B-Q Sports Calendar on The LoJo for the schedule.

Jan 4, 2021

Logan adds almost 100 COVID cases over long weekend

Logan County added 98 confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the New Years holiday break. The total announced in the county by the Barren River Area Health Department Monday, Jan. 4, is 1,795 with 39 deaths. On Wednesday, Dec. 30, the total was 1,697 with 37 deaths. A month earlier, on Dec. 4, totals were 1,302 cases with 35 deaths. That's an increase of 493 cases in the month of 37.9 percent. Active cases (total minus those recovered and deaths) increased from 217 to 260 in these five days and by 106 over the month (68.8 percent).

Jan 4, 2021

Auntie Annie's Food Truck to benefit RHS Band

Auntie Annie's Food Truck will be set up Tuesday from noon to 6 p.m. at Lost River Creamery, 245 Hopkinsville Road, Russellville. Proceeds will go to the Russellville Marching Panthers band. Antie Annie's is known for its pretzels.

Dec 31, 2020

Death claims original Cougar football coach Steve Eans

Steve Eans, who was the founding coach of Logan County Cougar football, was found deceased in his Friendship Road home outside Auburn Wednesday. He lived alone and had experienced health problems in recent years. He would have been 66 in January. Eans spent a year teaching the game of football to young students--many of them farm boys--when Logan County High School began as a consolidation of five high schools which had never fielded football teams. He coached them as a team the next five years and taught industrial arts at the school for 31 years, from Aug. 16, 1982, until May 28, 2013. Coach Eans was the last member of the original LCHS faculty to end his tenure on the staff. Mr. Eans is survived by his daughters, Leslie and Stevie. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.

Dec 16, 2020

Ribbon cutting set for Family Liquors

A ribbon cutting will be held Tuesday, Dec. 22, at noon for Family Liquors on North Main Street in Russellville. It will be conducted by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce.

Dec 15, 2020

Larry Begley named Russellville superintendent

Larry Joe Begley, who has been director of district wide services in the Floyd County schools, was officially elected and introduced as the new superintendent of Russellville Independent Schools at Tuesday night's meeting. He will follow Interim Superintendent Leon Smith and former superintendent Bart Flener in the position. He was accompanied by his wife and some of their children in Russellville Tuesday. Prestonsburg is the county seat of Floyd County, which is located in Eastern Kentucky adjacent to Pike County and near the West Virginia and Virginia state lines. There are 13 schools and 6,050 students in the system.

Dec 14, 2020

Russellville to name new superintendent Tuesday

The Russellville Board of Education plans to elect officially and then formally introduce its new superintendent at Tuesday evening's meeting. The process of selecting a new superintendent has been underway since this summer when then-superintendent Bart Flener resigned to become executive director of the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative. Former Superintendent Leon Smith, who has continued to live in Russellville since his retirement, has been serving as interim superintendent. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the former Technical Center, which is located across East Seventh Street from the Central Office in the former location of Russellville Middle School.

Dec 14, 2020

SKYCTC Provost to appear on Feedback this morning

Dr. James McCaslin, provost of Southcentral Kentucky Community & Technical College, will appear on Feedback on WRUS this morning at 9:05 as the guest of LEAD Executive Director Tom Harned. He will talk about SKYCTC and the  high quality educational opportunities the community college has to offer at a much lower cost than universities and private colleges. Students earn Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees which qualify them for specific job skils or eliminate the need to take general education courses at a higher cost at four-year schools. "Dr. J" McCaslin headed SKYCTC's Franklin Simpson Center and was the architect of the school's highly successful SKY FAME advanced technology program before becoming chief academic officer of SKYCTC in 2019. Don Neagle is the long-time host of Feedback, which can be heard at 104.9 FM, 610 AM or wrusradio.com.

Nov 30, 2020

Parents, children can 'shop' for free gifts at Concerned Citizens

From Dorris Vick, Executive Director of Concerned Citizens of Logan County: "With the help of, Feed The Children, Feeding America, Wal-Mart Corporation, Goods 360 and A local Restaurant (Ski Daddy’s), we will sponsor “A December to Remember”. During this event. parents will be allowed to shop for Christmas gifts at The Concerned Citizens for each of the children in their household on Friday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Then, on Saturday, Dec. 5, the children will come and shop for gifts for their parents from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. We will be able to serve as many as 1000 or more these two days.
"We are just trying to make Christmas a little brighter for both the children and their parents who might not otherwise have a Christmas. The event will take place at 428 East 5 St., Russellville. We will practice safety by requiring mask, six feet apart and the event will be held outdoors. So, dress accordingly."

Nov 25, 2020

WKU opens men's basketball season on ESPNU this afternoon

WKU Hilltopper Basketball opens its 102nd season against Northern Iowa at 3:30 p.m. CT today in the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Hilltoppers will open their campaign with three games in as many days – the start of six games in 10 days at two locations on a slate drastically changed by COVID-19. The game will be shown on ESPNU. This will be the Toppers' first game following the death of 97-year-old player, coach and administrator legend John Oldham, who is pictured with former Auburn High School coach Jim Richards,(right), who followed him as coach of the Toppers.

Nov 20, 2020

Cougars score 50 points in first half

Despite giving up 14 points in the first 10 minutes of the game, the Logan County Cougars ignited a running clock in the first half of Friday’s Class 4A playoff game. With Ryan Rayno and Davin Yates running for touchdowns and Corbin Rayno connecting with Rooster Woodard on a 49-yard touchdown pass, Coach Todd Adler’s Cougars added 18 points to the 28 they had scored in the first quarter. Lucas Arevalo and Addie Corder each kicked their second extra point before Jaden Sells ran in his second 2-point conversion to make it 50-14 with 2:09 remaining in the half. That’s the 36-point margin needed for the mercy clock. The Cougars will entertain the Hopkinsville-Calloway County winner in next week’s district championship game.

Nov 20, 2020

Cougars lead playoff game 35-14

After a first quarter which lasted 47 minutes, the Logan County Cougars lea visiting Hopkins County Central 28-14. Rooster Woodard has scored two touchdowns and Jaden Sells and Maurice Gordon one each. Lucas Arevalo and Addie Corder have each kicked an extra point while Sells has run for a two-pointer. Wyatt Blake has had some long runs, including a 50-yarder. Ryan Rayno added another touchdown on a 14-yard run early in the second quarter. Veteran Cougar linebacker Cade Johnson was injured on the opening kickoff.

Nov 20, 2020

Logan County's COVID-19 cases growing dramatically

The count of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Logan County has grown dramatically overnight and over the past week. According to the Barren River District Health Department, Logan County had 1,135 cases Friday afternoon. That is a record 47 new cases since Thursday and a staggering increase of 151 in the past week, an average of 21.6 new confirmations a day. Also growing dramatically is the number of active cases. That has grown from 819 on Nov. 13 to 911 today, Aug. 20—almost 100 more people who are infected than a week ago. Active cases are determined by adding the number of those recovered to those who have died subtracted from total confirmations.

Nov 17, 2020

Eight Cougars named All-WKC among large schools

Eight Logan County Football Cougars have been named All-SKY Conference in the Large School division. First teamers are linebacker Zack Yates, defensive lineman Logan Gipson, offensive lineman Thomas Kash and receiver Anthony ‘Rooster’ Woodard. On the second team are defensive back Aaron Hinton, running back Wyatt Blake, offensive lineman Jonah Oliver and receiver Jaden Sells.

Nov 16, 2020

Todd Schools going to NTI format for 3 weeks

Todd County Schools are switching from the Face-to-Face format to Non Traditional Instruction beginning Tuesday and lasting at least through Friday, Dec. 4 because of health concerns, WRUS News reports.

Nov 16, 2020

Fulton County decides to forfeit game at RHS

From Russellville High School Principal Ben Bruni: Fulton County has notified RHS that they are forfeiting their first round football game in the interest of health and safety. RHS will now advance to the second round where they will play at Crittenden County on Friday, Nov. 27.

Nov 16, 2020

Chamber offering Christmas craft luncheon

The annual Women in Business Christmas Craft Luncheon will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Logan County Extension Office. Lisa Miller of Creative Canvas By You will lead the painting of Christmas door hangers. The cost is $25 per person through the Logan County Chamber of Commerce at 270-726-2206.

Nov 15, 2020

Tickets for RHS playoff games for sale

Tickets for Russellville's home football playoff game Friday will be available only in advance. They will be sold Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Russellville High School. No tickets will be sold at the gate. The Panthers will entertain Fulton County, The winner will go to Crittenden County the following week for the district championship game.

Nov 12, 2020

Last free dumpster day in Russellville Saturday

From Logan County Solid Waste Coordinator Nathan Cockrill: The City of Russellville has a dumpster open at 245 West Second Street on the second Saturdays of odd months from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. This Saturday is the next one, and the next one after that is in January. It is open to people with a Russellville address and ID only.

Nov 11, 2020

Ribbon cutting for Ruth Ellen's Flowers

The Logan County Chamber of Commerce will hold Ruth Ellen’s Flowers Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting on Saturday, Nov. 14, at 10 a.m. It's located at 321 East 4th Street in Russellville, also known as the Old Saddle Factory. Please remember to mask up and socially distance.

Nov 3, 2020

Hughes and Holloway wins contested Logan races

Logan County joined the state of Kentucky in voting overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell in Tuesday's 2020 General Election. Meanwhile in heavily contested races in Logan County, Mayor Mike Hughes was reelected in Auburn and Ethan Holloway was elected to represent the Olmstead school district on the Logan County Board of Education, marking the first time in many decades that a Dawson will not be a member of that board. (Johnny Dawson did not seek reelection.) Eliminated in city council races were Douglas Dasch in Auburn and Albert Head in Russellville.

Nov 1, 2020

RHS ticket policy for Todd game revealed

Russellville Principal Ben Bruni has revealed ticket policy for Friday's final regular season home game against Todd Central. It is attached in a graphic. The Panthers will also be home the following week to start the playoffs.

Oct 30, 2020

Panthers hold on at Fulton County 21-20

Had the Russellville Panthers not held on for their 21-20 win at Hickman on Halloween Eve, they would have been haunted by ghosts of penalties incurred and opportunities squandered. Coach Mikie Benton's Panthers scored 21 points against Futlon County Friday in the first 18 minutes of the game. When the Pilots scored on a touchdown pass with no time remaining at halftime, they pulled within 21-18. A pass interference call on the Panthers on the conversion, allowed the home team to come within in a point at the intermission. Both teams had ample opportunities to score in the second half but couldn't do it. RHS kept intercepting Pilot passes, which often were overturned on penalties. But the Panthers (4-3) won and now will host these same Pilots in the opening round of the playoffs on Nov. 13.

Oct 30, 2020

Final session of Farmers' Market Saturday

The final session of the Logan County Farmers' Market will be held Saturday morning at the UK Ag Complex adjacent to the Farmers' Market Pavilion. Some summer vegetables including tomatoes, greenbeans, peas, squash, cucumbers, peppers, zucchini and potatoes will be available along with fall items like cabbage, broccoli, sweet potatoes, pumpkins and gourds. The Bread Lady (Kris Partlow) will have her goodies available, and Elaine Turner will offer jellies and preserves. This will also be the last time to use Senior Vouchers, since they can't be accepted at home markets. The market is located behind the Logan County Extension office and begins at 7:30 a.m.

Oct 29, 2020

Panthers head to Fulton County for crucial district game

The Russellville Panthers are favored on the road Friday night to pick up an important district win, despite a disappointing performance against Crittenden County Friday. RHS was never competitive in a 47-6 district loss to Crittenden County last week in a game that had been a toss-up going in. The Panthers (3-3) have a KHSAA RPI of .56739 while the Pilots (1-5) have an RPI of .43079. The winner of this game most likely will get a home game in the playoffs against the other. The game will be carried live on WRUS.

Oct 28, 2020

Lady Cougars win regional opener

Logan County swept Barren County 25-7, 25-12, 25-9 in the opening round of the 13t4th Region Volleyball Tournament Tuesday at Russell County High School. Now Coach Caleb Sheffield’s team (14-9) takes on Bowling Green (16-7) at 8 p.m. tonight, also at Russell County. Greenwood (9-6) and Russell County (9-9) are the other semifinalists. BGH (.62470) and the Lady Cougars (.56267) have the top two remaining RPIs in the tournament. The finals will be played Thursday at 6 p.m. Logan has not posted individual statistics for the past five matches.

Oct 28, 2020

Logan Middle cheer tryouts postponed

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard:  The practices and try-outs for middle school cheer have been postponed. We are working on more dates and as soon as those are confirmed a notice will be sent to all schools and to social media announcing dates and times.

Oct 27, 2020

Final Tuesday session of Farmers' Market this afternoon

The final Tuesday session of the Logan County Farmers' Market will be held today, beginning at 3 p.m. It is located in the UK Ag Pavilion behind the Logan County Extension Office. This is the 22nd straight Tuesday of the market. Customers will be able to find a mixture of summer and fall vegetables and fruits for sale. The final day to use Senior Vouchers is Saturday morning. They can't be accepted at home markets.

Oct 26, 2020

Already very ill, Larry Forgy contracts COVID-19

Sen. Alice Lynn Forgy Kerr has asked for prayers for her brother and fellow Lewisburg High School graduate Larry Forgy, who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Kerr told The LoJo last week that the Lexington attorney has been in poor health most of this year and was in intensive care last week. His wife Fran died 10 days ago. Forgy, 81, is a former vice president of the University of Kentucky and a member of Gov. Louie Nunn’s cabinet in the 1960s. He was the Republican nominee for governor in 1995, narrowly losing to Gov. Paul Patton.  

Oct 26, 2020

Auburn Blood Drive set Friday

A Blood Drive for the Auburn Community will be held at New Friendship Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall this Friday, Oct. 30, from noon-6 p.m. You can schedule an appointment at 1-800-RED Cross (1-800-733-2767). This is the last Auburn visit until Jan. 22.

Oct 23, 2020

Cougars win at Calloway 14-6

The Logan County Cougars built a 14-6 lead at Calloway County in an important district game and then held throughout the second half. Coach Todd Adler's team is 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the district. Chris McGinnis of WRUS reports that the win clinched the top seed in the district playoffs for LCHS, which has another district game remaining next Saturday (Halloween) at noon at Hopkins County Central.

Oct 21, 2020

Tickets available for Cougar road game via App

From Logan County High School Athletic Director Greg Howard: The following link to Gofan will allow you to purchase tickets for Friday's football game at Calloway County: https://gofan.co/app/events/101132  

Oct 19, 2020

Logan exceeds 700 confirmed COVID-19 cases

By adding 21 new confirmed cases between Friday and Monday, Logan County surpassed the 700 plateau of COVID-19 cases Monday. According to the Barren River District Health Department, Logan's numbers grew from 692 Friday to 713 Monday. Since 583 who has the virus have recovered and 30 others have died, Logan now has 100 active cases. The peak had been expected because the coronavirus is ramping up all over the United States and a number of local families went on vacation to other states during fall break.

Oct 17, 2020

Chandlers cookbook features recipies from local favorites

Chandler’s School is having a cookbook sale. These will be pre-order. The Chandler’s School Cookbooks are $10 each and will include a short history of the school and over 300 recipes including cafeteria recipes from Eva Sanders, Helen Ashby and Audrey Webb. Cookbooks will also include recipes from Sheriff Stephen Stratton, Jailer Phil Gregory, Judge Logan Chick, former magistrate Jo Orange, tax official Sue Carol Marshall, the late Vivian Neagle and Dr. Paul Kerr.  These are a wonderful collection of recipes submitted by alumni, students, staff, family members, community members & some of the school cafeteria “favorite recipes” from years ago. All proceeds go to purchasing outdoor picnic tables through the Chandler’s PTO. Contact Chandler’s School at 270-542-4139 for ordering information. Cookbook orders will be in before Christmas & can be delivered locally upon request. Orders are due Monday, Oct. 27.

Oct 16, 2020

Cougars shocking Hoptown 17-0 at half

With their second quarterback of the season down with an injury, the Logan County Cougars have turned to a pair of highly experienced and versatile seniors to run their offense, and it's paying off beautifully. With Wyatt Blake and Anthony 'Rooster' Woodard sharing quarterbacking duties, the Cougars have piled up 225 yards total offense while the defense has held the Hopkinsville Tigers to 18 total yards on the way to a 17-0 lead at intermission. Blake has run for 118 yards and a touchdown and has thrown a 47-yard touchdown pass to Woodard. Another senior, Zach Yates, is joining the offensive line in blocking effectively for the runners. And a fourth senior, Luis Arvelo, has kicked two extra points and a 22-yard field goal. The game is being played at LCHS and being carried live on WRUS' many platforms.

Oct 16, 2020

Football teams in action tonight

The Logan County Cougars (1-2), who have played only one game in the last three weeks because of the coronavirus, entertain district rival Hopkinsville (2-1), at 7 p.m. tonight in an important district game. The Russellville Panthers (2-2) are heavily favored on the road at Caverna (0-4), which is losing by an average of 54-10. The Cougar game will be carried live over WRUS (104.9 FM, 610 AM and on the internet). The RHS game will be recorded and aired on WRUS Saturday shortly after 1 p.m.

Oct 15, 2020

Hometown Manor holding Pumpkins Decorating Challenge

Hometown Manor Assisted Living in Russellville is holding its first Pumpkin Decorating Challenge. Entries are not due until next Friday, Oct. 22, but participants should register with Melinda Page by this Friday, Oct. 16, at 270-427-8969. After the decorated pumpkins are brought in, the residents of Hometown Manor will vote and the winners announced on Monday, Oct. 26.

Oct 9, 2020

FFA Alumni to grill during Farmers' Market Saturday

Agricultural products at their very best will be available Saturday morning at the Logan County Extension Office/UK Ag Complex when the FFA Alumni grilling team is in action along with the Logan County Farmers' Market. The Farmers' Market runs in the back pavillion while FFA will be turning out delicious meat sandwiches and sides in drive-through fashion. At the Farmers' Market, customers can choose from pumpkins, gourds, turnip greens, tomatoes, peas (both shelled and whole), greenbeans (both broken and whole), peppers, squash, sweet potatoes, cucumbers, jellies and preserves, sunflowers, and great eats from The Bread Lady. The Farmers' Market begins at 7:30 a.m. and the FFA Grill at 8.

Oct 9, 2020

Panthers impressive in 41-29 win

Leading by only five points three times, the Russellville Panthers were impressive in a 41-29 win at Edmonson County Friday. Trailing 9-0 early in the second quarter, Coach Mikie Benton's team scored 21 points in the second quarter and another 20 in the second half to run its record to 2-2. Javori Gamble rushed 13 times for 228 yards and 3 touchdowns on runs of 80, 55 and 7 yards. Chevis Elliott sped for a 75-yard touchdown when the Panthers really needed it. Quarterback Lennon Ries threw a touchdown pass to Jaquis Todd and bulled his way in to the end zone with the clinching touchdown. Dustin Brown kicked five conversions and boomed several punts and kickoffs. The defense made several impressive stands, including withstanding a successful Wildcat onside kick to start the second half. The Panthers rushed for 372 yards, compiled 444 yards total offense, and held the Wildcats to 257 total yards.

Oct 9, 2020

Panthers lead Wildcats 21-9 at half

After managing only 11 yards total offense in the first quarter and trailing 9-0 early in the second quarter, the Russellville Panthers piled up 219 yards and 21 points in the second quarter to take a 21-9 lead into the intermission at Edmonson County Friday. Jovari Gamble ran for an 80-yard touchdown on the first RHS play of the quarter and for a 7-yard score on the last play of the half. Jaquis Todd caught a 12-yard TD pass from Lennon Ries in between. Dustin Brown kicked all three conversions. The Panther defense held the Wildcats to 27 yards in the second quarter and 81 for the half. John Brett Reynolds & Chris McGinnis are calling the game live on WRUS (104.9 FM).

Oct 9, 2020

No Cougar game tonight

Logan Athletic Director Greg Howard has announced that no opponent could be found to come to Cougar Field tonight following Madisonville-North Hopkins' cancellation Thursday. He says ticket payments via phone app are being refunded, but it may take up to 10 days. This is the second straight week the Cougars have been idled by COVID-19 News.

Oct 8, 2020

M-NH cancels Friday's football game with Cougars

From LCHS Athletic Director Greg Howard: Logan County High School was informed by officials at Madisonville North Hopkins early Thursday evening that due to their county going in red they would not be able to play us tomorrow night. Our football staff is still looking for an opponent for tomorrow night if possible. We will keep everyone posted. Refunds through GoFan will be worked out and communicated to our fans.

Oct 2, 2020

Injury-plagued game goes to Glasgow

Each team lost of one of its best players, but Glasgow's star had helped the Scotties build a lead at Logan County Friday on the way to a 19-11 win. Glasgow quarterback John Carter Myers, who has spent much of his life living in Logan County, threw a 45-yard pass to set up a Scottie touchdown, one that he scored himself on a 10-yard run. He then made a huge tackle on Logan's Maurice Gordon. But Myers was injured early in the second quarter and didn't return to the game. Defensive standout Jacob Moore scored a Cougar safety to make the Glasgow lead 7-2 at halftime. Then Cougar star defender Zack Yates, who was the team's Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and who had carried the ball most in the first half, suffered a chest injury early in the third quarter and sat out most of the second half. Sophomore quarterback Corbin Rayno in his first start completed five passes to Rooster Woodard for 100 yards and a touchdown.

Oct 2, 2020

Russellville's football game postponed

Although The LoJo has not been notified, reports are that Fulton County has postoned tonight's game against visiting Russellville because of COVID-19 concerns. The game will need to be played at a later date, since it's a district contest.

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