January 2021 Articles
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AC-S's Meador, Carter, experience hold off Lady Cougars

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 15, 2021 8:18 AM



On the surface, Logan County’s 42-39 home loss to Allen County-Scottsville Tuesday was the direct result of the Lady Cougars’ poor shooting. After all, they hit just 4 of 24 three-point attempts (16.7 percent), 9 of 33 two-pointers (27.3 percent) and 9 of 16 free throws (56.2 percent)....

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Glasgow wins over Lady Panthers 45-39 in All A

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 13, 2021 8:21 PM



Despite trailing from 7-10 points most of the game, the Russellville Lady Panthers kept threatening to take the lead Monday, but they never could. Down by three with 20 seconds left in the game, Coach Ryan Davenport’s team fell 45-39 to visiting Glasgow in the All A regional. Glasgow led 24...

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Glasgow squeezes past Panthers in All A

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 13, 2021 5:13 PM



Russellville outscored visiting Glasgow 10-4 in the last two minutes of their All A regional game Monday, but the Panthers’ comeback wasn’t quite enough. The Scotties escaped with a 65-62 win. The game had been close much of the way, although the Scotties never trailed after the midpo...

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Lady Cougars drop season opener at Edmonson County

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 9, 2021 9:07 PM



The veterans led the way for the Logan County Lady Cougars in their season opener Tuesday, but they didn’t get as much help as they needed in a 66-44 loss at Edmonson County. Senior Abby Hinton, who was the top substitute last year and an often-used reserve as a freshman and a sophomore, sc...

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Panthers win season opener at Caverna

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 9, 2021 8:15 PM



  The Russellville Panthers’ season opener was a breeze. Coach Carlos Quarles’ team breezed to a 57-42 win at Caverna Tuesday. Post player Josh Allen led the way with 23 points. He hit 11 of 18 field goal attempts. A 6’2’, 230-pound senior, Allen accounted for 8 of the...

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Lady Panthers start season, Davenport Era with win

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 9, 2021 4:07 PM



The Ryan Davenport head basketball coaching era began on top Tuesday when his Russellville Lady Panthers won 56-50 at Caverna. “I’m proud of our team tonight,” said Davenport, who is also athletic director and head softball coach. “We blew a 19-point lead on the road but k...

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Speaking of Sports dividing special years by 5

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 2021 4:47 PM



  As 2020 came to a universally popular end, my statistics-driven, trivia-loving mind has been churning again. Historically, many years which are divisible by five—ending in five or zero—have been memorable and historic in Land of Logan sports. Examples follow: 1935 Russellvill...

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