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Cougars split one-run decisions at South tourney

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 30, 2014 12:09 AM



Splitting a pair of one-run games in the South Warren Invitational, the Logan County Cougars lost 4-3 to the host Spartans and then beat Bowling Green 5-4 Saturday. The loss overshadowed a night and a weekend to remember for the Woodall brothers (and for their parents, Kristi and Dr. David Woodall)...

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WKU dropping tennis for men

By Michael Schroeder

Posted on April 29, 2014 8:28 PM



Western Kentucky University Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced Tuesday the elimination of men's tennis as a varsity intercollegiate sport at the school, effective in the upcoming 2014-15 academic year. "This is certainly a disappointment," Stewart said. "Unfortunately, the cumulative effe...

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Wizards returning for more fun, Little League fundraising

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 28, 2014 11:09 PM



The Harlem Wizards are returning to Russellville, bringing their fun brand of basketball back to Jim Young Gymnasium. Again they will be entertaining the expected large crowd and raising money for Logan County Little League. Two years ago this spring, the Wizards were even more fun than advertised....

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Baptiste, Sydnor lead Logan tracksters in big meet

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 28, 2014 9:08 PM



The Logan County Cougars competed in the Panther Invitational at Elizabethtown, one of the largest track meets of the year Friday night. “Our athletes gave their all and came away with more personal records,” notes Coach Greg Howard. “We obviously are not as deep ...

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Cougars shut out Butler 10-0, lose 2-1 to Graves

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 27, 2014 7:42 AM



Hunter Britt pitched a one-hit shutout of Butler County while walking only one Bear and striking out eight in recent Logan County home baseball action. The win came a day after a tough 2-1 loss to visiting Graves County. In the win over Butler, Caleb Bruner had three hits, scored two runs and drove...

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Lady Cougars score 13 runs in an inning to take Clash

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 26, 2014 12:13 PM



The Logan County Lady Cougars sent 17 batters to the plate and scored 13 runs in the third inning as Coach Michael Crawford’s team won 19-5 in a district game at Russellville. In that inning, Maddie Abbott walked, singled and scored twice; fellow senior Victoria Cates singled, reached on an e...

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Denney bats, pitches Panthers past Bears

By Jim turner

Posted on April 25, 2014 10:16 PM



Senior Zack Denney had a game to relish Thursday as he led the Russellville Panthers past Butler County in the opening game of the Kelly Russell Classic at Kelly Russell Field. Denney went four for four at the plate, scored three runs, drove in one, stole two bases, pitched a four-hit win, struck o...

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Lady Cougars sweep Hoptown behind hitting of Johnson and Cole, pitching of Ferguson and Meacham

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 23, 2014 11:55 PM



Lady Cougars get pair of one-run wins over Hoptown The Logan County Lady Cougars swept a doubleheader from visiting Hopkinsville Monday, winning the opener 4-3 and the nightcap 5-4. In the opener, Logan scored two runs each in the second and third innings to take a 4-3 lead and then neither team s...

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Riley, Bruner lead Cougars to Clash win

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 23, 2014 10:19 PM



Michael Riley singled in two runs in the eighth inning, and Caleb Bruner continued his pitching excellence Tuesday as the Logan County Cougars edged the Russellville Panther 3-1 at Kelly Russell Field to get a regular season sweep of Clashes of the Cats. The teams could very well meet again in the 1...

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Early baseball losses for RHS were by narrow margins

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 22, 2014 8:48 AM



Four early losses suffered by the Russellville baseball team this spring were by one run, and often that winning run scored in the opponent’s final time at bat. A two-run loss also came in the last inning. Coach Greg Shelton’s team played well in these games but just couldn’t quit...

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LCHS track teams make progress at Ft. Campbell

Posted on April 21, 2014 9:24 PM



After his Logan County track teams competed in a multi-school meet at Fort Campbell Saturday, Coach Greg Howard said, “Another great day and a day of marked improvement from many of the athletes on both teams. Many of our athletes continue to put together great performances and are working ha...

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Younger Siakim to be in uniform for Hornets at RHS tonight

Posted on April 18, 2014 5:57 PM



When the Bowling Green Hornets take the floor tonight at Jim Young Gymnasium, their newest player will be 6-7 forward from IUPUI, 26-year old Christian Siakam. Christian is better known to the Bowling Green community as the younger brother of former Western Kentucky Hilltopper Boris Siakam, who play...

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Lady Cougars come from behind to edge Todd

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 17, 2014 11:31 PM



The Logan County Lady Cougars scored four runs in the seventh inning to edge Todd Central 6-5 Wednesday in a crucial district game. Coach Calvin Head’s Lady Rangers had eliminated the Lady Cougars from postseason competition last spring. Freshman centerfielder Macy Meacham and sophomore catch...

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Woodall hits grand slam in lopsided Cougar win

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 17, 2014 9:32 PM



After scoring three runs in the top of the first inning Wednesday at Elkton, the Logan County Cougars got a slight scare when Todd Central scored twice in the bottom of the inning. That proved to be all the runs the Rebels would get for the game off Caleb Bruner, but the Cougars added 14 more on the...

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Young Logan girls tracksters have coach dreaming big

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 14, 2014 8:53 PM



The Logan County varsity boys and girls track teams traveled to Muhlenberg County for their invitational Friday night. “It was a great night for a meet after the lightning finally moved out,” says Coach Greg Howard. “In what has been a boy dominated team over t...

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Munday leads Logan middle school track

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 13, 2014 9:52 PM



Jailin Munday recorded two first places in a middle school track meet at Drakes Creek Middle School Thursday to lead Logan County’s entries in the meet. “I am tickled with the progress of our middle school runners and can’t wait to see them progress,” said Coach Greg Howard....

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Cougars crush Central, get upset by Caldwell

By Jim turner

Posted on April 13, 2014 9:33 PM



The Logan County Cougars split their last two games this week, beating Warren Central 8-2 before losing 3-1 to Caldwell County Saturday. Coach Ethan Meguiar’s team led Central 4-2 before putting the victory away with a four-run fifth inning. Jackson Campbell and Hunter Britt each had an RBI i...

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Hornets add former Topper & Tiger Pegues to roster

Posted on April 11, 2014 9:55 PM



The Bowling Green Hornets have announced the signing of 6-10 center A’Darius Pegues to their roster. A Fayetteville, N.C. native, Pegues originally was a member of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers’ Men’s Basketball program from 2006 to 2008; however, a pair of medical injuries forc...

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Ferguson, Abbott lead Lady Cougars to win in Clash

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 10, 2014 11:32 PM



Meagan Ferguson not only pitched the Logan County Lady Cougars to a district victory over visiting Russellville Wednesday, but she also had three hits, including a double, and drove in a run for Coach Michael Crawford’s team. Senior Maddie Abbott also had a big game in the 12-2 win, homering,...

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Franklin edges Cougars in final at-bat

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 10, 2014 9:22 PM



Seth Johnson drove a ball to left centerfield with one out in the seventh inning Tuesday, bringing home Evan Figert with the winning run in a 7-6 district win over the visiting Logan County Cougars in a battle of two of the region’s top teams. The Wildcats scored three runs in the second inni...

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Harris, Akamune add to WKU-Hornets connection

Posted on April 2, 2014 10:34 PM



The Bowling Green Hornets have officially announced the signings of two former members of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Men’s Basketball program, Brandon Harris and O’Karo Akamune. The pair of seniors will look bolster the Hornets’ lineup by providing Head Coach Nathan Thompson ...

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