December 2014 Articles
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Morris cousins to be inducted into RHS Hall of Fame Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 30, 2014 6:14 PM



A pair of cousins who played huge roles in some of the biggest accomplishments in Russellville High School sports history will be inducted into the Russellville Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame Friday night. Andre Morris, the fleet-footed scoring leader for Coach Ken Barrett’s 1990 st...

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Cougar quarterback Olliges moves to Florida

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 21, 2014 10:26 PM



As the Logan County football team and its coaches work toward improvement in the 2015 season, they are having to make their plans without one key ingredient. One of their starting quarterbacks and defenders is not expected to be back for his senior season. Joseph Olliges, who shared quarterbacking ...

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Charter members of Logan Hall of Fame named

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 16, 2014 10:43 PM



A world champion, a national champion, five professional athletes, a national award winner, a two-time NCAA Regional MVP, a state tournament MVP, and the rock Logan County High School relied on in its early years are all part of the Inaugural Class of the Cougar Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame. At...

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Pairings for FSNB Christmas Classic include Pardue & Riley

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 14, 2014 11:20 PM



When one of the most popular sporting events of each school year is staged in a couple of weeks, fans can choose between interstate and intrastate battles. The First Southern National Bank Christmas Classic 2014 will be played in four gymnasiums on the campuses of Russellville and Logan County high...

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Doughty named top passer in nation, earns Sammy Baugh Award

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on December 11, 2014 10:48 PM



WKU redshirt senior quarterback Brandon Doughty picked up his second major award of the postseason on Thursday as he was announced as the winner of the 2014 Sammy Baugh Award, which is presented to college football’s top passer by the Touchdown Club of Columbus. Doughty, who was nam...

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NCAA allows record-setting quarterback Doughty to return to WKU for 6th season

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on December 10, 2014 1:20 PM



WKU quarterback Brandon Doughty has been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA and will return to The Hill for another season in 2015. Doughty suffered a pair of injuries hampering his complete return to the football field in both the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Once healthy, Doughty directed ...

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Toppers to play Central Michigan in Bahamas Bowl

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on December 7, 2014 4:11 PM



and accepted an invitation on Sunday to play in the inaugural Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl on Christmas Eve in the Bahamian capital city of Nassau. WKU, which has been bowl eligible in four consecutive seasons, the longest active streak in Conference USA, will have a re-match of their firs...

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Logan runners compete in Footlocker finals with Head as coach

Posted on December 3, 2014 4:14 PM



Over the last six years, Logan County Cross Country has put an exclamation mark on Logan County's sports teams. With two regional championships, SKY Conference championships, top five placements at the state meet and multiple large invitational wins, it is safe to say that it is an elite program. ...

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Lady Panthers to begin new era tonight

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 1, 2014 3:41 PM



The Russellville Lady Panthers officially begin their 2014-15 season tonight when they entertain Fort Campbell in a junior varsity/varsity doubleheader, beginning at 6 p.m. at Jim Young Gymnasium. Not only will the RHS girls start a new season but also a new era. They will be under their third head...

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