February 2010 Articles
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Lady Cougars earn long-awaited regional berth

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Have you seen the television commercial in which all the burdens of work and daily life fall at the guy’s feet in the shower? The stress of having gone a long time without reaching the regional tournament recently fell off the shoulders of Coach Scot MacAllister and his Loga...

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Panthers edge Cougars in another close encounter

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



For the second time this season, the Logan County Cougars took their crosstown rivals down to the wire on the Cougars' homecourt. And for the second time this season, the Russellville Panthers found a way to win. Down 56-55 with two and a half minutes left...

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Lady Panthers put up fight but fall

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Drawing Franklin-Simpson in the 13th District Tournament has been a death sentence for other teams' seasons for years, and the same proved to be true Monday. The Russellville Lady Panthers put up a fight, however, refusing to go gently into that good night. ...

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BGH edges Panthers in double overtime barn-burner

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



They burned a barn in Russellville Tuesday. Figuratively. In an old-fashioned "barn-burner" matching two regional powers, the visiting Bowling Green Purples edged the Russellville Panthers 93-90 in double overtime. This one was played at...

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Now countywide, little league baseball building on success

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Great Lakes championship and World Series berth of 2009 were wonderful, never-to-be-forgotten dreams come true. Now it's time for Logan County Little League to begin a new chapter in its history. Although the history made by that regional cha...

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Washington wins twice in school's first indoor track meet

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Logan County jumped out to an impressive showing in the school's first-ever indoor track meet Saturday. Literally. Senior Thomas Washington won both the long jump and the triple jump while classmate Moses McDonald finished third in the high jump at Hender...

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Boys teams to Clash again in district

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



By the luck of two draws, a third Clash of the Cats has been set up in boys basketball. The Russellville Panthers and Logan County Cougars will play at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 in the 13th District Tournament, which will be held at LCHS. Russellvi...

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Lewisburg girls finish great season as champs

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Auburn gave a great effort, but the Lady Tigers couldn't ground Lewisburg's season-long magic carpet ride. The Lady Rangers held off Auburn 26-21 Friday to finish a 19-2 season as champion of the Logan County Middle School Basketball Tournament at Logan County High School. ...

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Chandlers upsets Olmstead boys, win county

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Relying on a versatile inside game and their dynamic coach, the Chandlers Bears upset top-seeded Olmstead to win the championship of the Logan County Middle School Basketball Tournament Friday at Logan County High School. The Rams had beaten the Bears by d...

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Speaking of Sports: Nylin amoung Gilmore's Hall of Fame supporters

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Count retired Logan County High School principal Bob Nylin as one of those who believes Artis Gilmore deserves a spot in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Personally, one of my greatest basketball memories was a game at Louisville's Freedom Hall matchi...

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Full night of games, presentations at LCHS

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The finals of the Logan County Middle School Basketball Tournament will be expanded and different this year. One of the biggest events on the local sports scene each year, the middle school tournament often draws bigger crowds than do the LCHS varsity games. ...

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Panthers force error-prone Cougars into loss

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



For a half, it appeared that Russellville and Logan County were headed to a second down-to-the-wire finish in the Clash of the Cats Friday at RHS. The second half was a different story. Russellville's quickness, athleticism and trapping...

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Pheal's steal seals second seed

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Throughout the tight final minutes of a crucial district game at Jim Young Gymnasium Friday, Logan County coach Scot MacAllister repeatedly employed offense-to-defense substitutions. His plan worked to perfection when defensive whiz Markita Pheal stole the...

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RHS Swimming has record setting weekend

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



RHS swimming competed in the region one swimming championship in Owensboro this past weekend, Feb. 5 & 6. Jonathan Hindman set the region one record for the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 59.65. He also finished in fourth place in the 500 yard fr...

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Archery teams ti cinoete in home events

By Steve Stratton

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Steve Stratton is assistant principal of Adairville Elementary School and an enthusiastic supporter of competitive archery. The local archery teams will be in action close to home this month as Lewisburg hosts their annual tournament on ...

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Panthers' comeback at F-S falls short

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Trailing by 13 points in the second half in a district game on the road, the Russellville Panthers roared and raced back, pulling to within a point in the final minute Tuesday. Three free throws refused to fall, however, and the comeback fell just short. A...

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