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Logan's Jefferson named to WKU All-Century team

By Kyle Neaves, WKU Sports Information Director

Posted on June 28, 2018 9:44 PM



  WKU Football continued the announcement of its All-Century team on Thursday, adding 12 names to the defensive side of the ball with five more to go on Friday. One of those Super Dozen players is Logan County High School graduate Joseph Jefferson, who starred as a defensive back and kic...

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Cougars win Lineman Challenge in Louisville

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 20, 2018 10:30 PM



  A group of Logan County Cougar football players won the Corey Peters Lineman Challenge in Louisville this spring in competition with 17 other teams from 11 schools, most of them from Louisville. Members of the championship squad were Caden McKinnis, Collier Kempf, Ethan Steenbergen, Myles K...

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Basketball Play Day planned at RHS Thursday

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 20, 2018 7:24 PM



  Varsity teams that will be in action are Russellville, Edmonson County, Muhlenberg County, Warren Central, Ohio County, Owensboro Catholic, Owensboro and Glasgow. JV teams, which will play their games in the middle school gym for the most part, are Muhlenberg County, Edmonson County, Warren ...

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Logan County Baseball replaces Babe Ruth

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 18, 2018 10:34 PM



Logan County Summer Baseball is underway with four teams from three counties playing three nights per week. This league replaces what was known for decades as Babe Ruth Baseball. It is still made possible through the organizing efforts of Artis and Renee Stratton, who have continued to provide a ...

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Logan County Baseball replaces Babe Ruth

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 18, 2018 10:30 PM



Logan County Summer Baseball is underway with four teams from three counties playing three nights per week. This league replaces what was known for decades as Babe Ruth Baseball. It is still made possible through the organizing efforts of Artis and Renee Stratton, who have continued to provide a ...

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WKU men's golf coach Phillip Hatchett killed while biking by motorist on 68-80 Sunday morning

By Kyle Neaves, WKU Sports Information Director

Posted on June 17, 2018 4:43 PM



WKU Head Men’s Golf Coach Phillip Hatchett of Russellville was killed early Sunday morning after being struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle with other cyclists. He was 55. “Our hearts are broken following the tragic passing of Phillip Hatchett,” Director of Athletics Tod...

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Former RHS football coach Jim Gladden named to Florida State Hall of Fame

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 16, 2018 5:44 PM



Former Russellville Head Football Coach Jim Gladden is the coach/administrator being named to the Florida State University Athletics Hall of Fame. Gladden coached the Panthers for two seasons in 1970-71. His first team won the regional championship before losing to Bardstown on a trick play in the ...

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WKU inks highest ranked signee ever

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on June 13, 2018 9:29 PM



  WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Wednesday the signing of five-star center Charles Bassey (6-11) in the 2018 class. “We’re happy to have Charles join our family,” Stansbury said. “We’re excited about the talent of basketb...

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RHS Asst. Principal Jackson named Lady Panther head coach

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 4, 2018 2:53 PM



Russellville High School Assistant Principal Cameron Jackson has seen his duties increased dramatically. Athletic Director Kyle Yates announced by Twitter Monday morning that Jackson has been named head girls basketball coach for the Lady Panthers. Shannon Booth, who worked in that role last year ...

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Shannon Booth resigns as Lady Panther basketball coach

By Jim Turner

Posted on June 3, 2018 11:37 PM



Shannon Booth, who served as head basketball coach for the Russellville Lady Panthers this past season after two years as an assistant to Coach Calvin Head, has resigned her position, and the Russellville Schools have advertised the position as being open. The Russellville basketball coaching sit...

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