February 2016 Articles
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Lady Cougars end AC-S run at region

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 28, 2016 11:30 PM



Turning a two-point deficit into a seven-point lead in the first six minutes of the fourth quarter, the Logan County Lady Cougars ended Allen County-Scottsville’s remarkable two-year run Sunday afternoon. Coach Finley Baird’s team beat the Lady Patriots 47-41 in the opening game of the F...

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Logan boys win 2nd straight freshmen district title

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 25, 2016 10:56 PM



For the second straight season, the Logan County Cougars have won the championship of the 13th District Freshman Tournament. Kevin Rayno has been the coach both years, this time assisted by Jerry Epley. The first game was a challenge. The Cougars beat Russellville 52-44, even though Russellville em...

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Lady Cougars chop down Greenwood on Senior Night

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 22, 2016 1:24 PM



Showing that they not only had broken out of their slump but had left it far behind, the Logan County Lady Cougars crushed visiting Greenwood 62-34 on Senior Night Thursday. Coach Finley Baird’s team will play Todd Central at 6:30 tonight to start the 13th District Tournament at Russellville&...

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Middle schoolers named all-stars

By Calvin Head

Posted on February 21, 2016 4:49 PM



For the second year in a row, local middle school basketball players have been selected to participate in the Playmaker Basketball Middle School All Star Game. The game will once again be held at Clarksville High School and game times are slated on March 5 for noon, featuring the girls all star...

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Lady Cougars hope to break out of mini-slump on Senior Night

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 17, 2016 11:07 PM



When the Logan County Lady Cougars won 60-42 in a game that was decided by the end of the third quarter, it appeared Coach Finley Baird’s team was back to its winning ways. This came on the heels of back-to-back losses to Russellville and Glasgow the previous weekend. Since then, however, the...

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District to feature another Cat Clash

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 17, 2016 10:12 PM



At least one more Clash of the Cats will be waged this basketball season. The girls teams would like to make it two. Franklin-Simpson and Russellville were tied for the top seed in the boys bracket of the 13th District Tournament, which will be played at Russellville’s Jim Young Gymnasium nex...

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Chili supper raises football funds, shirts on sale

By Penni Nugent

Posted on February 16, 2016 2:21 PM



The Russellville High Football Team in conjunction with Modern Woodmen Insurance and Agent Donald Bibb hosted a chili supper on Friday, Feb. 12, in the RJSHS Cafeteria from 5:30-7 p.m. That same night the Lady Panther and Panther Basketball teams played their Homecoming games and had victo...

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Bruner to get competition for mound time from new WKU recruits

Posted on February 16, 2016 11:09 AM



In his first signing class since coming to The Hill, WKU head baseball coach John Pawlowski announced the addition of 14 players for the 2017 roster on Monday. "We are very proud of this year's baseball signing class and look forward to having these student-athletes join us here at WKU," ...

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Lady Cougars sweep top 3 spots, win archery region

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 13, 2016 11:20 PM



Taylor Haley of Logan County won the girls regional archery championship Jan. 29, edging teammate Kaitlyn Foster by five points. Teammate Bethany Pearson was another three points behind. With the Lady Cougars sweeping those top three spots, Logan County Archery won the regional championship, beatin...

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Lady Panthers beat Todd in OT

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 12, 2016 10:04 PM



It took an overtime, but Coach Calvin Head's Russellville Lady Panthers completed a sweep of his alma mater, Todd Central, at home Friday. The win gives the Lady Panthers a tie for second place in the district standings. After Russellville’s Loreal Cheaney hit two free thr...

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Panthers control the paint and the ball to win Clash of the Cats

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 9, 2016 9:20 PM



Inside domination and ball control proved more valuable than outside shooting and bench production when the Russellville Panthers completed their sweep of close encounters with Logan County 77-70 in the Clash of the Cats Friday.   The Cougars picked up an eye-popping 44 points from the reserv...

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Lady Panthers pull off huge win by beating Lady Cougars

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 7, 2016 5:21 PM



A game that was tight throughout went down to the wire Friday before the Russellville Lady Panthers pulled off a huge upset, knocking off visiting Logan County 55-53 in one of the most impressive wins in Coach Calvin Head’s career. The Lady Cougars came into the district Clash of the Cats wit...

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Olmstead sweeps county basketball championships again

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 3, 2016 11:02 PM



Olmstead repeated as champion of both divisions of the Logan County Middle School Tournament Tuesday, holding off late challenges. With Lady Ranger standout Addie White being assessed three fouls in the first two minutes, Coach Daniel Alvis’ Lady Rams built a 23-6 halftime lead, as Paige and...

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WKU coach Jeff Brohm agress to contract extension

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on February 3, 2016 8:44 PM



WKU head football coach Jeff Brohm has agreed to a four-year contract extension with Western Kentucky University, which runs through the 2019 season, Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced on Wednesday. The contract and terms are subject to approval from the Western Kentucky University B...

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Doughty to compete in Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on February 2, 2016 6:52 PM



Former Hilltopper quarterback Brandon Doughty will continue his preparation for the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine and NFL Draft by taking part in the 2016 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge, set to air on ESPN 2 on Friday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. WKU's Doughty, the nation’s leader in complet...

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Olmstead teams to play Lady Rangers, Tigers in Tuesday finals

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 1, 2016 11:27 PM



As tournament favorites and defending champions, both Olmstead basketball teams will try to add more championship trophies to their display case Tuesday night. The Lady Rams, who are coached, as always, by Daniel Alvis and Chris Wilcutt, will play the Lewisburg Lady Rangers at 6 p.m. at Logan Count...

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