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Lady Panthers bang out 21 hits on way to 13 runs

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 30, 2017 11:36 PM



Every batter in the lineup got at least one hit as the Russellville Lady Panthers blasted Todd Central 13-2 at Elkton Wednesday. The nine players totaled 21 hits and 29 bases. Senior Macy Meacham homered and doubled among her three hits and drove in three runs. Cierra Collins, Susanna Higgins and L...

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By Jim Turner

Posted on March 29, 2017 3:17 PM



Former Logan County High All-American pitcher Caleb Bruner had the honor of being the starting pitcher Tuesday against not only the best team on the WKU Hilltoppers’ schedule but maybe the best team on any school’s schedule. Bruner, who was Kentucky’s Gatorade Player of the Year i...

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After suffering first loss, Cougars pile up 21 runs in next game

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 27, 2017 10:32 PM



Bouncing back from their first loss of the season the day before, the Logan County Cougars scored 21 runs Saturday in a romp past Metcalfe County. On Friday, Grayson County edged the Cougars 4-3. Coach Ethan Meguiar started a pitcher who wasn’t on last year’s 29-win roster. Junior Price...

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WKU signee Robinson to play in McDonald's All-American Game Wednesday

By Zack Greenwell

Posted on March 27, 2017 12:28 PM



History will be made this week as WKU signee Mitchell Robinson represents the Hilltoppers at the McDonald’s All American Game. Robinson – a five-star, 7-foot center out of Chalmette (La.) High School – is the first McDonald’s All American in WKU history. The all-star game t...

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RHS Principal's Report for March 26, sports teams shine

By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on March 26, 2017 6:33 PM



This week, 8th and 10th grade students will be participating in Operation Preparation. Operation Preparation is a joint effort of the Kentucky Department of Education and the Department of Workforce Development and provides a powerful opportunity for schools, students, parents and communities to col...

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WKU's Hollingsworth named Mr. Basketball

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on March 15, 2017 12:27 AM



WKU signee Taveion Hollingsworth joined an exclusive list of the state’s elite Tuesday, as the guard was named 2017 Kentucky Mr. Basketball. Hollingsworth received the award – given to the state’s top senior – from the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation during a ceremony Tue...

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Business as usual for BGH in winning regional title over RHS

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 9, 2017 12:57 AM



The Russellville Panthers got everything out of their bodies, training and talent that was within them Tuesday night. It simply wasn’t enough.   A tall, skilled and superbly athletic Bowling Green team, which is the favorite to win the state championship this year, beat the Panthers 81-...

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Russellville impressive on way to 7th regional finals

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 7, 2017 10:43 PM



  Panthers impressive on the way to 7th regional finals For the seventh time in Russellville boys basketball history, the Panthers will play in the regional finals tonight. For the sixth time among those seven, Phil Todd will be the head coach. The Panthers have been playing their best baske...

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Panthers appear primed to compete at region

By Jim Turner

Posted on March 5, 2017 9:35 PM



When the Fourth Region boys semifinals are played at Diddle Arena Monday night, the focus will be on the opening game between the top-ranked teams, Bowling Green and Franklin-Simpson, as it should be. Coach D.G. Sherill’s Purples are 16-0 in the region, and Coach Dee Spencer’s Wildcats a...

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Lady Toppers win C-USA championship

By Currie McFayden

Posted on March 4, 2017 7:40 PM



WKU claimed its second outright C-USA regular season championship in three seasons as a member of the league with an 80-75 victory inside Tudor Fieldhouse against Rice on Saturday afternoon, overcoming an early eight-point deficit in the championship-clinching win. The regular season titl...

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