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Lamp's NFL draft pick expected to end Jefferson's WKU reign

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 27, 2017 1:07 AM



A record held for 15 years by a graduate of Logan County High School is expected to end Thursday evening. Ever since Joseph Jefferson was drafted in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts, he has held the distinction of being the highest draft choice in Western Kentucky Uni...

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LCHS Athletic Director's report for week beginning April 24

By Greg Howard, Athletic Director

Posted on April 24, 2017 3:51 PM



I will try my best to give everyone some information about schedules, cancellations, and success stories as of 11:30 this morning. Things may change as we check fields and the weather conditions. Archery – Bethany Pearson and Taylor Haley competed in the KHS...

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Loreal Cheaney, Chloe Whitescarver named Lady Panthers of the Year

Posted on April 23, 2017 9:43 PM



The Russellville Lady Panther basketball team, which made a return to the Fourth Region Tournament this year after an absence, held its awards banquet Sunday afternoon. Coach Calvin Head reports the following awards: Rookie of the Year- Jayce Buchner Coaches Award- Tatyana Peterson 110% Award- A...

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Jessica Hines, Austin Rayno named Logan basketball MVPs

Posted on April 21, 2017 10:39 PM



The Logan County High School girls and boys basketball teams held their end-of-the season banquet on Sunday, April 9,to recognize the players for the 2016-17 season. The following were award winners by each level: Lady Cougars Varsity Award Winners Best 3-Point FG Percentage/Most Assists and Seni...

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Kelly Russell Classic to return to RHS diamonds Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 20, 2017 11:37 PM



The fourth annual Kelly Russell Classic is living up to the tradition of its predecessors by making it bigger and better each year. The eight-team showcase will be played Saturday at the Russellville High School baseball and softball fields. Not only will three of the four local diamond teams be in...

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WKU signee perfect in Jordan Brand Classic

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on April 15, 2017 12:12 PM



Mitchell Robinson continues to shine under the bright lights. The WKU signee once again stood out on the all-star circuit Friday night, scoring 15 points with six dunks in the Jordan Brand Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Robinson – a 7-foot prospect out of Chal...

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LCHS Athletic Director's report for weekend before Easter

By Greg Howard, Athletic Director

Posted on April 14, 2017 5:32 PM



A lot is going on in Logan County Athletics in the last three days of this week. Softball – Lady Cougars found a way to win over Russellville in the bottom of the 7th last night! Lady Cougars will be back in action tomorrow at Greenwood in a triple-header. Baseball – Cou...

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Canler drives in Kerchenski in seventh for 3-2 win in Clash

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 14, 2017 4:23 PM



The Logan County Lady Cougars have won yet another softball game on a walk-off hit. This was a big one, since it not only was a district win, but it was against crosstown friendly rival Russellville Thursday at LCHS. The Lady Cougars went into the bottom of the seventh with the game tied 3-3. Numbe...

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WKU signs top long-range shooter in junior college

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on April 13, 2017 12:14 AM



WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Wednesday the signing of sharpshooting guard Jordan Brangers as the latest addition in the 2017 recruiting class. The 6’2” Brangers will join the Hilltoppers from South Plains College in Levelland, Texas. He’...

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Hinton, Croslin & Lee lead Lady Cougars to dramatic wins

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 11, 2017 11:43 PM



Eighth grader Abby Hinton played a huge role in Logan County’s thrilling 3-2 win over visiting East Robertson Monday. She not only pitched the win but slugged a walk-off double to drive in the game-winning run. Sophomore Pressley Harris walked to lead off the seventh inning, moved up on Jilli...

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LCHS Athletic Director's report for week beginning April 10

By Greg Howard, Athletic Director

Posted on April 9, 2017 9:45 PM



Some updates on Logan County High School Athletics: Tennis – Our boys and girls tennis teams continue to improve and will be back in action after Spring Break. Our girls are currently 5-0 and our boys are 3-2. Both teams will be at home on Monday, April 10 taking on Ohio County. Ba...

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Justice, Krohn lead Cougars past Cumberland

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 4, 2017 9:53 PM



First baseman Kaleb Justice and pitcher Tommy Krohn led the Logan County Cougars to a 14-4 win over visiting Cumberland County Tuesday. Justice homered, doubled and singled, driving in four runs. Krohn pitched a complete five-inning game, giving up only two earned runs.  Coach Ethan Meguiar&...

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Lady Panthers avenge loss, fall in Class A

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 3, 2017 9:53 PM



After avenging their only early season loss, the Russellville Lady Panthers lost an All A regional game in which they out-hit the winners by a large margin. In the win, RHS won 12-10 Friday over an Edmonson County team which had beaten them 8-1 exactly a week earlier. Eight of the nine Lady Panthe...

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Rex Booth named head coach of Panther basketball

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 2, 2017 8:01 PM



After several weeks of screening and meeting with the search committee, the Russellville High School Athletic Department has announced that Rex Booth has been hired to the position of Boys’ Head Basketball Coach. Coach Booth is currently the RJSHS Guidance Counselor and has been working with t...

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Cougars hold on for 11-10 win at Rossview

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 2, 2017 5:12 PM



Building a lead and then holding on for dear life, the Logan County Cougars edged a strong Clarksville Northwest 11-10 on the road Saturday.   Starting pitcher Dylan Penick was in charge early, pitching five shutout innings, but he seemed to tire in the sixth. With two Rossview batters on bas...

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