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Catching up on Speaking of Sports

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 30, 2019 10:23 AM



  Catching up on lots of overdue sports articles as this decade comes to an end; Oh, Football Night The evening of Nov. 8, 2019 could/maybe should be remembered as (one of) the greatest nights in local football history. Admittedly, there have been countless meaningful home games in the 85 ...

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Catching up on Speaking of Sports

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 30, 2019 10:19 AM



  Catching up on lots of overdue sports articles as this decade comes to an end; Oh, Football Night The evening of Nov. 8, 2019 could/maybe should be remembered as (one of) the greatest nights in local football history. Admittedly, there have been countless meaningful home games in the 85 ...

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Four Lady Cougars and their coaches to be inducted into Logan Athletic Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 27, 2019 7:33 PM



Instead of “Girls Night Out” in will be “Girls Night In” when the Logan County Athletic Booster Club inducts six new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame Friday, Jan. 10. To be inducted are former Lady Cougar basketball stars Cindy Huffines, Kim Johnson Higgins, Carrie Ho...

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Coogs and Cats to open district basketball play on WRUS

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 13, 2019 11:47 AM



Both district basketball and WRUS’ coverage of high school basketball for this season begin tonight. The Logan County Lady Cougars and Cougars will entertain Franklin-Simpson in a girl-boy district doubleheader. The Lady Cats are the only team among the four with a winning record. Coach Le...

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Panthers go 2-0 to start Quarles Era

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 11, 2019 8:53 PM



The Carlos Quarles Head Coaching Era in Russellville boys basketball got off to a super start last week with an opening two wins, both at home. The Panthers won 57-45 over Greenbrier, Tenn. on Monday and 56-54 over Adair County on Saturday. Jaquis Todd had a sensational game in the opener. He sco...

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WKU Preseason All-American Bassey undergoes season-ending surgery

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on December 10, 2019 8:48 PM



  During the second half of Saturday’s win over Arkansas, WKU Hilltopper Basketball sophomore center Charles Bassey suffered a left knee injury.   A CT scan, X-ray and MRI revealed a tibial plateau fracture that required season-ending surgery. Bassey underwent successful surg...

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SEC's undefeated Arkansas falls at WKU

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on December 8, 2019 6:07 PM



WKU Hilltopper Basketball dug deep Saturday night and gutted out a win to remember. Trailing by five with 36 seconds to play, the Hilltoppers (7-3) stormed back to force overtime and powered past previously undefeated Arkansas 86-79 in front of 6,862 fans at E.A. Diddle Arena. “I’m awf...

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Both local girls teams win openers

By Jim Turner

Posted on December 6, 2019 9:44 PM



The 2019-20 girls basketball season in the Land of Logan began on a winning note this week with both the Russellville Lady Panthers and the Logan County Lady Cougars posting victories. Lady Panthers 54, Warren Central 35 Coach Cameron Jackson’s RHS team relied on youth on the way to a 54-3...

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