February 2009 Articles
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Sports

Panthers advance, girls fall in OT

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



    D.J. Quarles hit the free throws the Russellville Panthers needed Tuesday to advance to the 13th District finals and the 4 th Region Tournament.      The Lady Panthers found that 50-50 at the line is not enough to keep the season going. ...

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F-S ends Logan seasons

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



     No mistake could be made about which teams were the number one seeds in Monday’s opening games of the 13th District basketball tournament.      Host Franklin-Simpson’s teams were clearly superior to Logan County’s, as the end came quickly for the Lady...

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Reunion fun, touching

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



     Cheers and tears with a lot of fun in between filled the Logan County High School gymnasium Friday as the state champion basketball team was honored on the 25th anniversary of its final regular season game.      Actually, the gym wasn’t ‘filled’ like ...

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Lady Cougars lose in final second; Cougars disappear after good start

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



     The sweetness of victory was so close the Lady Cougars and their fans could almost taste it. Two free throws at the other end of the court in the final second of the final game of the regular season turned the taste to sour.      Greenwood’s C.J. John...

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State champs to be honored tonight; RHS scares BGH, celebrates homecoming

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The final night of the regular season will be special Friday night. The silver anniversary state champions will be honored at Logan County High School while homecoming is set at Russellville High School. At LCHS all the living members of the Cougars team w...

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Speaking of Sports: Bubba Wells draws TSU mention

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



One of Nashville’s leading sports media figures thinks a Russellville native is a prime candidate to be the next head men’s basketball coach at Tennessee State University. George Plaster of 104.5 The  Zone has talked several times about Bubba Wells being a...

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No Clash in district openers

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



    Russellville and Logan County have drawn opposite brackets from each other in the 13th District Basketball Tournaments.     Logan County’s teams will face host Franklin-Simpson in the first round of the tournament Monday, Feb. 23 in both the girls and boys divi...

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Wilson leads Lady Cougars past ECHS

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



   The Logan County Lady Cougars outscored host Edmonson County 19-12 in the fourth quarter on the way to a pivotal victory Tuesday at Brownsville.     The Lady Cougars led 14-11 after a quarter but were outscored 21-15 in the two middle quarters to trail 3...

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Swimmers Hall, Hindman win regional titles; Logan features youth depth, bright future

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



    Two swimmers from Russellville High School won three regional championships this weekend, despite their long-time coach directing the competition.      Corey Hall won both the 200 yard individual medley and the 100 butterfly. Fellow junior Jonathan Hindman was ...

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Logan teams sweep Trigg County

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



    Logan County’s basketball teams bounced back in a big way the night after losing a doubleheader to visiting Russellville, pulling off a twin killing of Trigg teams at the LCHS gym. The Cougar boys won 81-63 in the Saturday opener, and the Lady Cougars pulled off a 68-49 ...

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RHS' sweep crucial for Lady Panthers

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



     Logan County’s teams showed great improvement, but the rewards went to victorious Russellville Friday.      The Panthers and Lady Panthers completed a regular season sweep of their crosstown rivals by winning the doubleheader at the LCHS gym in front of ...

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Speaking of Sports: RHS, LCHS grads active in pro, college sports

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



      Several alumni of Russellville and Logan County high schools have been involved in fall and winter professional and college sports the last five months.       News and notes about some of them follow: Pro Basketball ...

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Parts of RMS gym to be preserved

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



    Watching what was Russellville Middle School being torn down recently has been met with mixed emotions. Reactions have varied from reliving memories to resistance to reluctance to resignation.      The Russellville Band Boosters have devised a plan to ...

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Baldwin makes whistlestop at top

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



     If you are among basketball fans who frequently find fault with officials, maybe you should meet this guy, who … *worked two games in the girls state tournament last year *is ranked second among Class A regional officials by ...

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