April 2018 Articles
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WKU adds graduate transfer from Auburn, second Mr. Kentucky

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on April 28, 2018 12:45 AM



  WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury has announced the addition of two key players to the program, one for next year and the other for the following two seasons. On Wednesday came the addition of graduate transfer Desean Murray (6-4, Forward) from Auburn University to the Hi...

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Cougar Athletics roundup in late April

By Greg Howard, LCHS Athletic Director

Posted on April 24, 2018 10:52 AM



Finally getting the chance to write a little bit about events that have taken place in athletics lately; Bass Fishing - Congratulations to the Logan County Bass Fishing Team competing at the KHSAA Regional Bass Tournament at Lake Barkley last Saturday. Two teams qualified for state: Trevor McI...

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Team led by 13th District players champion of And 1 event in Atlanta

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 22, 2018 10:03 PM



  A team called TN Vision but comprised primarily of Kentucky 13th District players is playing weekend basketball tournaments over a widespread area. Vision got off to the best possible start this weekend, winning the 17U championship of the Chip in Atlanta with a perfect 4-0 record. Jerry E...

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CoCo Darden the leader of WKU secondary

Posted on April 21, 2018 9:48 PM



The huge role that Russellville High School graduate CoCo Darden is expected to play for the Western Kentucky University football tea this fall is becoming more and more apparent. On the first day of spring practice, the defender who was chosen to be interviewed by the press was the former Panther....

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Logan baseball starts 3-0 in 12th District round robin

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 20, 2018 10:59 AM



  Many players and coaches have contributed to the Logan County Cougars’ early success in 13th District baseball competition, but four of them—Braxton Meguiar, Jackson Steward, Ethan Smock and Tommy Krohn—came up especially big in those three wins. Meguiar, the sophomore sec...

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Cougar basketball coaching opening draws 16 applicants

Posted on April 18, 2018 8:48 PM



The search for the next Logan County High School head boys’ basketball coach continues and has drawn interest from numerous candidates with various levels of experience. According to LCHS Athletic Director Greg Howard, 16 individuals from across Kentucky and Tennessee have applied for the po...

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Logan tennis teams won over Russellville

Posted on April 17, 2018 1:05 PM



  The 2018 Cougar Tennis teamq qwew victorious at Russellville on Thursday, April 12.  Logan’s boys singles winner was Landon Larson, winning 8-5 against Layne Steele. RHS's Jacob Naylor was victorious over Andrew Lyne 6-0, 6-1, and Panthers Edward Barber was victorious over ...

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All-tourney pick Justin Johnson leads team to Portsmouth title

By Dana Brown

Posted on April 15, 2018 3:45 PM



  Four-year Hilltopper Justin Johnson put on a strong showing in recent days at the 2018 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, a showcase for the nation’s top college seniors. Johnson averaged 13.7 points, 7 rebounds and 27 minutes across the three games. In the final stats for the tourna...

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AC-S ends Lady Cougars' undefeated start to season

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 14, 2018 8:35 PM



Despite scoring eight runs, the Logan County Lady Cougars lost their first game of the season Thursday, falling 10-8 to visiting Allen County-Scottsville. The Lady Cougars spent a lot of time trying to catch up. After giving up four runs in the top of the second, Coach Mark Wood’s Lady Coug...

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Lady Cougars edge RHS to remain undefeated overall and in district

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 12, 2018 1:44 PM



Outscoring visiting Russellville 5-1 in the last three innings, the Logan County Lady Cougars beat visiting Russellville 7-5 in an important district softball game Tuesday. The win made Logan 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the district. Sydney Lee played a big role in the win. After her second hit of the g...

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Gray, Mosier lead Lady Panthers past Campbellsville

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 10, 2018 10:24 PM



Taryn Gray had a day to remember in leading the Russellville Lady Panthers to a 3-2 win over Campbellsville at Monroe County in the Border War April 5. The versatile junior was the winning pitcher, drove in the tying run and scored what proved to be the winning run. Chloe Whitescarver doubled to ...

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Hot Rods undefeated to start season

By Paul Taylor, Hot Rods Media

Posted on April 8, 2018 2:45 PM



The Bowling Green Hot Rods opened the 2018 season with back-to-back wins over the Dayton Dragons Thursday and Friday night. Thursday’sOpening Day win came on a walk-off single from DH Ronaldo Hernandez, while Friday night’s win was highlighted by a...

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Landon Stratton to kick for Houston Baptist as graduate transfer

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 7, 2018 11:21 PM



Former Logan County multi-sport standout Landon Stratton has set another milestone for Cougar athletics. Stratton signed a full scholarship offer this week to punt for Houston Baptist University next season. With that, he becomes the first former Cougar to be a graduate transfer athlete. After pun...

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Hot Rods to open 10th season tonight

By Paul Taylor

Posted on April 5, 2018 6:33 PM



A NEW SEASON: The Hot Rods begin their 10th season in Southcentral Kentucky this evening, and their ninth in the Midwest League. Their first season in franchise history (2009) was spent in the South Atlantic League. The Hot Rods are 6-3 all-time on Opening Day, 6-3 at Bowling Green Ballpar...

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Lady Panthers win regional Class A softball championship

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 2, 2018 5:40 PM



Seventh grader Jaylah Kees stroked a walk-off single Saturday not only to give the Russellville Lady Panthers a 13-12 win over Cumberland County but also to win the program’s first Class A regional championship. The tournament was held at Metcalfe County. Coach Ryan Davenport’s team ear...

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Logan's Cougar two days away from Brescia Mascot top prize

By Jim Turner

Posted on April 1, 2018 9:42 PM



The Logan County Cougar mascot is a finalist in the Barney’s Bracket Challenge being conducted by Brescia University. The Cougar is going against the Hart County Raider for a $500 prize. To reach the finals, the Cougar won over the Hancock County Hornet and the Caverna Colonel. Hart County...

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