June 2013 Articles
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Kenny Perry wins his first major

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Former WKU golfer Kenny Perry of Franklin won the Constellation Senior Players for his first major title on Sunday after posting a final round, 6-under 64.Perry finished his four rounds in 19-under 261 at Fox Chapel, two shots ahead of Fred Couples and Duffy Waldorf. Perry was runner-up in the 1996...

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Younger Little League Stars beat Franklin

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Pounding out 14 hits, the Logan County 9-10 Little League All-Stars beat Franklin-Simpson 11-9 Saturday. Pitchers Blake Wood and John Carter Myers combined for the win while Trevor Scott earned the save. Logan jumped out front early with a five-run first inning and a four-run second to take a 9-4 ...

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Older Logan Little League Stars begin action

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The 11-12 year-old Logan County Little League All-Stars have begun action. They are shown in the accompanying picture; from left, bottom row: Third Bell, Braxton Meguiar, Nate Woodall, Tanner Baldwin, Koby Wall, Dylan Penick and Parker White; back row: Jacob Smock, Austin Rager, Dalton Dean, Bradley...

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Harbaugh Family to be honored by Kentucky Football Hall of Fame

By WKU Athletics Press Releases

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Former WKU Football head coach Jack Harbaugh and the Harbaugh Family will be honored by the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame as the recipients of the 2013 Blanton Collier Award. The family will be honored on Saturday, July 28 as part of the induction ceremony of the 2013 class of the Kentucky Pro ...

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Auburn Gold first, Auburn White third at Butler County

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Auburn Baseball is fielding a pair of 8 and Under machine pitch teams which are performing well in tournament action. At the Butler County Tournament last week, one of the teams won the championship and another finished third. Auburn Gold won the tournament impressively, going 5-0 and beating Ohio ...

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Lady Cougars go 5-0 on Summer Play Date

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Making a silent but bold statement, the Logan County Lady Cougars made it clear to the rest of Western Kentucky this weekend that they will be a team to be contended with again when the high school volleyball season resumes in August. Coach Steven Lyne’s team started the day Saturday with a 2...

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Red Sox win Little League 9-10 division

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



 The Red Sox were the number three seed going into the 9-10 year-old division of the Logan County Little League Tournament last week, but Coach Travis Hurt’s team played well in the tournament to take the title. Another team that beat the odds was Coach Mark Sears’ Yankees, who wer...

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Former RHS Panthers need River City Panthers win for shot at title

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The last two weekends, the Bowling Green Hornets have won two crucial professional basketball games. Now what boils down to being the most important game of the season for the Hornets finds them watching from afar. Two weeks ago, the Middle Tennessee Storm was undefeated and looked like it had sewn...

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Lady Aces open summer season at Clarksville

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The 14U Lady Aces, comprised primarily of softball players from Logan County and Russellville high schools, played its first weekend tournament of the summer Saturday at Clarksville’s Heritage Park as part of USGF action. The Lady Aces won two of their first three games and had been told they...

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Logan County wins Phil Moore basketball tournament

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Logan County won the Phil Moore Park Basketball Tournament; 10th grade division in Warren County on June 1. The players will be juniors and sophomores at Logan County High School. Nathan Davis, who assists Coach Lonnie Mason during the Cougars’ season, is their coach. Team members are Ta...

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All WKU teams exceed NCAA academic standards

By Whitney Tarpy

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Each of Western Kentucky University's 19 athletic teams exceeded the NCAA-mandated 900 Academic Progress Rate (APR) score through the 2011-12 academic year by at least 45 points, the NCAA announced Tuesday. All of WKU's athletic teams have been above the 900 threshold every year since the NCAA bega...

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Bruner, Cougars come within one strike of state quarterfinals

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



“A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?” 19th century poet Robert Browning asked rhetorically. He could well have foreseen what would happen to the Logan County Cougars Tuesday. One strike, one routine grounder, or one catchable fly ball stood between...

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National finalist Lady Cards coming to Diddle

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The WKU women’s basketball team will play host to defending national finalist Louisville on Wednesday, Nov. 27 in E.A. Diddle Arena at 7 p.m., it was announced Monday by Lady Topper Basketball head coach Michelle Clark-Heard. The complete non-conference schedule will be released at a later dat...

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Cougars taking impressive stats to state today

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Cougars, who make their first appearance ever today in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association state tournament since it expanded to a 16-team field, have put together some impressive statistics. Coach Ethan Meguiar’s team will play Louisville St. Xavier in Lexington to...

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Regional baseball championship in 1989 was unexpected

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Although there certainly were no guarantees, the likelihood of the Logan County Cougars’ winning the regional baseball championship this season was much greater than when the relatively new school captured its first title in 1989. After all, the current team features its most experienced play...

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Hornets outscore River City Panthers 138-131 at RHS Panther gym

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Despite a record-setting performance by the opposing center, the Bowling Green Hornets dominated the fourth quarter Friday night on the way to a 138-131 victory over the visiting River City Panthers at Russellville’s Jim Young Gymnasium. Playing as if he were at home on the homecourt ...

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Cougars change pattern on way to regional championship

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The pattern was different but the finished product was the same. Instead of scoring all their runs in one inning as they had in their four previous postseason games, the Logan County Cougars scored one run in three different innings Wednesday. Those three runs were enough, however, as Logan beat R...

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