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Cougars edge Barren for 13th straight win

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 30, 2020 8:31 PM



In a season filled with not only lots of wins but also many impressive victories, the Logan County Cougars added another in both categories Tuesday by edging visiting Barren County 50-49. Not only is Barren County one of the best teams in the Fourth Region, but the Cougars were playing for the th...

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Lillie Mason honored by Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 28, 2020 10:52 AM



Logan’s Lillie was honored once again during a ceremony at Logan County High School on Jan. 5. Lillie Mason, who was named Miss Kentucky Basketball while playing for Olmstead High School in 1981, has been inducted into the relatively new Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame, which i...

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Logan archery teams sweep 3D and Bullseye titles at Russellville

Posted on January 27, 2020 6:43 PM



  The LCHS Archery Team shot in two State Qualifiers this weekend at Russellville. It was another record-breaking day; however, this time it was 3D that stole the show. The Cougars’ 3D score of 1708 was the highest team score in school history and led to their first plac...

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Logan Middle players and coach named all-stars, begin district play tonight

By Greg Howard, LCHS Athletic Director

Posted on January 27, 2020 2:57 PM



Logan County High School is proud to announce that our middle school teams are garnering region-wide recognition. Girls Middle School  - 7th Grade - TaKyiah Mason has been named to the 7th Grade West All-Stars. Our very own coach, Coach Kristen Rodgers,&nb...

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State champion golf team going into RHS Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 27, 2020 10:27 AM



  Fifty years ago this spring, four special teenagers put Russellville High School on the state sports map by winning the Kentucky High Athletic Association state golf championship. It not only was Russellville’s first state championship in any sport but it came in a sport that had alway...

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Logan teams sweep Franklin again

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 25, 2020 12:37 PM



LCHS teams sweep Franklin againBreaking open close games in the fourth quarter, Logan County’s basketball teams swept Franklin-Simpson on the road Friday night.   With the doubleheader victories, both the Lady Cougars and the Cougars ran their records to 4-0 in the district with only tw...

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Hardison scores 26 in Cougars' romp over East

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 23, 2020 8:41 PM



Despite the absence of a key player—the injured Anthony ‘Rooster’ Woodard, the Logan County Cougars breezed to a 70-43 win over Warren East Tuesday. Senior Jay Hardison scored 26 points, hitting 6 of 10 three-pointers and 4 of 5 from close range. Classmate Dalton Thompson also sho...

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Nichols leads balanced attack in Lady Cougar victory

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 23, 2020 7:39 PM



Senior center Kennedy Nichols scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Logan County Lady Cougars to a 60-47 win over visiting Clinton County Saturday. Nichols, who has passed both the 1,000-point and 1000-rebound career plateaus recently, hit 7 of 9 field goal attempts. Her close fri...

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Logan male archers sweep top 4 slots at Chandlers

By Greg Howard, LCHS Athletic Director

Posted on January 23, 2020 6:37 PM



  The LCHS Archery Team had another great showing this weekend at Chandlers. They finished 1st out of 5 teams and had these individual awards: Five Cougars finished in the top 10 shooters, including the first four places. Four Lady Cougars were in the top 10. Girls 4th Place - Kinsey Hayes ...

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Hall of Fame ceremony featured former Lady Cougars, families and friends

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 18, 2020 9:15 PM



Six new members were inducted into the Logan County Athletic Boosters Hall of Fame Friday. The Hall of Fame ceremony featured former Lady Cougars, families and friends The honorees were players Cindy Huffines, Shana Dean, Carrie Horlander and Kim Johnson Higgins along with coaches Jim Thompson an...

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CoCo Darden becomes first ever WKU player named to Hulu Bowl in Honolulu

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 15, 2020 8:14 PM



  When CoCo Darden’s senior season ended with a dramatic bowl win Dec. 30, his long-time Russellville friends and fans wondered if his football playing days had ended. If so, he had finished with a bang—playing arguably not only his best game ever but also a huge role in WKU’...

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Back-to-back regional champion Lady Cougars honored

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 13, 2020 9:50 PM



The two best teams in local girls basketball history were honored between the Clash of the Cats Friday, and the players and coach seemed to enjoy the evening immensely. While the state champion Cougar boys have been honored repeatedly, this was the first official reunion for these teams, 30 years ...

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Lady Cougars win Clash on special night of girls basketball

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 13, 2020 7:35 PM



Friday was a special night for girls basketball in the Land of Logan. The 2020 Logan County Lady Cougars, especially, were part of an evening of celebration, victory and service. The most important facet for the Lady Cougars was a district win over a good Russellville Lady Panther team. Coach Fin...

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Logan archers set team record at Auburn

Posted on January 13, 2020 10:38 AM



  The Logan County High School Archery Team had a record-setting start to their season this weekend at Auburn. They won the high school division, competing against six other teams including one of the top teams in the state. They broke the school record for the highest team score by sho...

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Cougars overwhelm Panthers 72-37

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 12, 2020 8:55 AM



  Dalton Thompson’s rim rattler to start the game was symbolic of what was to come. A win in the first boys Clash of the Cats this season proved to be a slam dunk for the Logan County Cougars Friday. The Cougars were too strong, too deep, too experienced for the visiting Russellville Pa...

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Quartet of Lady Cougars and their coaches joining LCHS Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 10, 2020 10:15 AM



Lady Cougar basketball will be featured tonight when the Logan County Athletic Boosters induct six new members into its Hall of Fame. Four former Lady Cougar stars and their two heads coaches are the inductees, and all the players on the program’s two most successful teams are to be honored....

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Girls basketball rose from infancy in 1974-75 to regional titles in 89 & 90

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 9, 2020 2:50 PM



Friday night during breaks in the Clashes of the Cats, five women who were outstanding basketball players as teens and two of their coaches will be honored. One of them is going in a state Hall of Fame and the other six will be inducted into the Logan County Cougar Foundation Hall of Fame. The 198...

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