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Inbounds play works, Lady Cougars win 62-61

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 31, 2016 11:17 PM



Down by eight points in the fourth quarter, the Logan County lady Cougars came back to beat Barren County 62-61 Tuesday. Coach Finley Baird’s inbounds play with 2.8 seconds remaining in the game worked to perfection to provide the winning basket. Brooke Barnes took the inbounds pass from Torr...

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Panthers crush AC-S, South Warren on the road

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 30, 2016 2:55 PM



With a complete team effort, the Russellville Panthers blew out both Allen County-Scottsville and South Warren on the road on consecutive nights Thursday and Friday. First came a 72-48 dismantling of Allen County-Scottsville. Coach Phil Todd’s team led 18-13 after a quarter and added to that ...

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Gordon, Koller and Thompsons headed to RHS Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 26, 2016 9:55 PM



A two-time state individual champion, a state football champion, a professional champion coach, and one of the greatest leaders of special-needs athletes in Kentucky history comprise the 2016 Class to be inducted into the Russellville Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame next week. Rodney Gordo...

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Cohen to broadcast Hot Rods games

By Jennifer Johnson

Posted on January 26, 2016 3:45 PM



On Tuesday, the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Class-A/Tampa Bay Rays) named Alex Cohen as the new play-by-play voice and Manager of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the club. Cohen will be responsible for all 140 regular season games and any playoff action on 1340 WBGN – The Ticket, a...

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Trio of Toppers in all-star games this weekend

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on January 21, 2016 6:54 PM



Three Hilltoppers from the No. 24 WKU Football team will take part in collegiate all-star games on Saturday as Brandon Doughty and Jared Dangerfield team up once more in the East-West Shrine Game, while Prince Charles Iworah will compete in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Now in its 91st  year, the...

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Record-setting football Panthers honored

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 20, 2016 2:17 PM



The state semifinalist Russellville football team was honored at a recent awards banquet. Of the eight eligible players, six were named First Team Academic All-State. They were Javaren Robey, Jordan Blick, Trey Matthews, Chris Matthews, Kobe Kerr and Brennan Hughes. Honorable Mention Academic All-S...

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Globetrotters to perform at Diddle Monday

By Scott Johnson, Globetrotters PR

Posted on January 17, 2016 8:54 PM



Celebrating 90 years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions of people worldwide, the world famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their unrivaled family show to Diddle Arena in Bowling Green on Monday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m., during their 2016 World Tour. Known worldwide as the Amba...

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RHS and F-S split district doubleheader

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 16, 2016 9:08 PM



Two down-to-the-wire thrillers left both schools with a win and with a disappointing loss Friday when Franklin-Simpson visited Jim Young Gymnasium to take on Russellville in a district doubleheader. Lady Panther Loreal Cheaney hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime, but the La...

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WKU football finished ranked 24th in nation

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on January 12, 2016 2:57 PM



On the strength of their first-ever FBS conference championship and bowl victory in Miami, the WKU Hilltoppers (12-2) moved up one spot and finished 24th in the final Associated Press Top 25 poll, released by the organization following the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. The No...

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RHS swimmers compete in Best of the West

By Sherry Bouldin

Posted on January 11, 2016 1:16 PM



The Russellville Swimming Panthers were back in the water competitively on Saturday, Jan. 9. The team attended the Best of the West meet held annually at Bowling Green High School. Several of Coach Toni Hall’s athletes finished in the top 10 of their events. Individual swimmer results are as f...

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Hall of Fame ceremony brings together honorees, families, presenters, fans

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 9, 2016 10:18 PM



Impressive credentials, worthy honorees and proud participants were all on display Friday night as the nine newest members of the Cougar Athletic Foundation Hall of Fame were inducted between games of a Logan County-Todd Central doubleheader. The second class of Hall of Famers came to central court...

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Logan teams sweep Todd Central during Hall of Fame night

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 9, 2016 8:13 PM



Logan County won both games of a district doubleheader at home Friday, but they did it in different fashions. The Lady Cougars dodged a bullet in edging Todd Central 36-32. The Cougars led by nine after a quarter, 14 at the half, and 24 after three quarters on the way to a 72-52 win. Coach Steven M...

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Meet the inductees into the Cougar Hall of Fame Friday night

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 7, 2016 10:25 PM



The induction of the second class of the Cougar Athletic Association Hall of Fame will be held between games of a girl-boy doubleheader Friday with Logan County hosting Todd Central. The nine inductees are as follows: As a player, Earle Shelton led Lewisburg to Logan County’s first-ever non-...

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Lady Toppers start Win Win promotions

By Currie McFayden

Posted on January 7, 2016 3:50 PM



The WKU Athletic Department has announced a special promotion for Lady Topper Basketball, beginning the TopsWin UWin program in which any fan can purchase a $10 ticket and will continue to receive free tickets to each remaining home game as long as WKU’s winning streak continues. The promotio...

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First Southern provides new score table for LCHS basketball

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 7, 2016 11:47 AM



When fans arrive at the Logan County High School gymnasium Friday night for the district doubleheader with Todd Central, they will see a new score table in place. First Southern National Bank provided LCHS with a much needed table for those keeping the scorebook and the clock along with the public ...

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Speaking of Sports-- 2015 offered many positives in area football

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 4, 2016 10:05 PM



The football season is nearing an end. The race for the national collegiate championship is down to two teams. The NFL regular season ended Sunday. High school football concluded Thanksgiving weekend. There definitely have been some negatives. The Tennessee Titans are the worst team in the NFL. Ken...

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Panthers dominate fourth quarter to win Clash

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 3, 2016 5:12 PM



At some juncture of the second half during Saturday’s Clash of the Cats at Logan County High School, each team realized their best chance for success was to take the ball inside, instead of firing up long balls. Logan County guards Lorenzo Garcia, Noah Whittinghill and Austin Rayno all had su...

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Lady Cougars pile up big stats in 10 wins

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 2016 11:13 PM



The Logan County Lady Cougars are off to a great start this season, headlined by their second straight championship of the First Southern National Bank Christmas Classic this week. Here are some statistical highlights of their 10 wins so far as provided by Assistant Coach Zack Simpson: Logan 60, T...

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