May 2012 Articles
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Pre-LCHS baseball tournament proved dramatic

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The last sporting events ever played by four of the five schools which consolidated into Logan County High School 30 years ago this summer came on baseball fields. That made the 1982 district baseball tournament special. The high schools had not yet started playing softball. The ...

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Miller pitches Cougars to district title

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Only a few thick blades of grass stood between Thomas Miller and perfection. Instead the Logan County junior southpaw had to settle for a one-hit pitching jewel. And a championship! Behind Miller's mound domination, solid infield fielding, timely hitting and a three-run ...

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Powell, Hardison, MacAllister lead Blast to state title

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Two Logan County Lady Cougars who are completing their freshman year in high school this week have added a new title this spring—state champions. Maegann Hardison and Kapreshia Powell are starters for the 9th Grade Kentucky Blast Girls Basketball team who were crowned Kentucky St...

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Powell, Hardison, MacAllister lead Blast to state title

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Two Logan County Lady Cougars who are completing their freshman year in high school this week have added a new title this spring—state champions. Maegann Hardison and Kapreshia Powell are starters for the 9th Grade Kentucky Blast Girls Basketball team who were crowned Kentucky St...

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WKU to host HAF National Signing Day

By WKU S[prts Media

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Hilltopper Athletic Foundation (HAF) and Western Kentucky University Athletics will host "National Signing Day" on May 31 in the Topper Club at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium for potential new members to join the HAF. The event will allow for non-HAF members to commit to the f...

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Panthers 3rd in 1A track regional

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Getting a first and second in jumping events, the Russellville Panthers picked up five thirds in running events on the way to a third-place finish among 13 teams in the Class 1A regional track meet hosted by Heath at Marshall County High School May 12. Sophomore Josh Hampton won ...

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Cougars placed 2nd in Class 2A track region

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Cougars recorded their highest ever track finish Saturday, capturing the runner-up spot in the Region I AA Championships at Paducah Tilghman High School, trailing only the host team in the standings. “We had great performances and things looked good in the beginn...

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Cougars baseball stats impressive, including wins

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Coaches Ethan Meguiar and Adam Decker have released statistics on the Logan County Cougar baseball team following 31 games. The Cougars are 6-0 in the 13th District and go into the tournament next week as the defending champions and top seed. They are 21-9 overall wit...

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Harlem Wizards to play local stars Monday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



One of the oldest touring sports entertainment teams in the world will entertain people from the Land of Logan Monday night while helping raise funds for some of Logan County's youngest sports participants. The Harlem Wizards will be at Russellville High School's Jim Young Gymnasium a...

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Stewart named WKU athetic director

By WKU Athletic Media

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Todd Stewart, a member of Western Kentucky University's senior athletic staff for the last four years and 25-year veteran of collegiate and professional sports, has been named WKU's Director of Athletics after serving in the role on an interim basis since March 22, the uni...

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