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Bruner shuts out Scotties as Cougars reach finals

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



For the fourth straight game in postseason play Tuesday, the Logan County Cougars scored all their runs in one inning, none in the other six. Despite not scoring in 25 of the 29 innings Logan had played in district and regional action, Coach Ethan Meguiar’s team ran its 2013 tournament record ...

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Cougars swat Metcalfe Hornets to open region

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Metcalfe County became the first team to score on the Logan County Cougars in the 2013 postseason Memorial Day in the 4th Region Tournament at Nick Denes Field in Bowling Green. The Hornets’ two runs weren’t enough as the Cougars won 4-2. The Cougars had won both of their district tourn...

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Storm remains undefeated with 119-116 win over Hornets

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Eight of the nine players who saw action scored in double figures, but the Bowling Green Hornets couldn’t get a 3-pointer at the buzzer to fall and fell Friday to the Middle Tennessee Storm at the Henderson A. Johnson Gym on the campus of Fisk University in Nashville. With the win, the Storm ...

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Hornets, Hampton, Thompson to hold camp at RHS

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



A basketball camp which includes instruction by professionals is being offered by two key members of the Bowling Green Hornets in conjunction with the team. Squeaky Hampton and Nathan Thompson, who were key players on Coach Phil Todd’s consecutive 2000 and 2001 state Final Four basketball tea...

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Cougars to open region against Metcalfe Monday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Cougars will play the opening game of the Fourth Region Baseball Tournament at Nick Denes Field at Western Kentucky University on Memorial Day. The regional tournament starts at 10 a.m. Monday when District 13 champion Logan County (23-10) plays District 16 runner-up Metcalfe Coun...

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Cougar relay teams shine at state

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Led by two relay teams which finished in the top five, the Logan County Cougars finished a super track season at the University of Louisville last weekend. The 4x400 meter relay team of Sye Head, Colton Spencer, Dylan Cole and Michael Sydnor turned in a blistering time of 3:30.97 to finish fourth. ...

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Todd Central overpowers Lady Cougars in district

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



What had been expected to be a close game proved to be the opposite Monday when the Logan County Lady Cougars’ softball season came to an abrupt end at the hands of Coach Calvin Head’s Todd Central team in the 13th District Tournament at Russellville. The Lady Rebels had won the two reg...

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Britt pitches Cougars to another district title

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



In a virtual replay of the Clash of the Cats the night before, the Logan County Cougars scored the only seven runs of a tournament game in a 7-0 win over Franklin-Simpson in the 13th District championship game Tuesday. This game was even more dramatic than the Cougars’ 7-0 win over the Russel...

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Cartas, Bruner lead Cougars to district win in Clash III

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Caleb Bruner pitched a three-hit shutout and Dustin Cartas doubled twice in one inning as the Logan County Cougars beat Russellville 7-0 in the first game of the 13th District Tournament at Franklin-Simpson Monday. The game was actually a pitchers’ duel with Panther hurlers Jacob Procter and ...

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Cougars end season with 2-1 win at Central

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Courtesy runner Luke Woodall came home on Caleb Bruner’s fielder’s choice for the winning run in the Logan County Cougars’ 2-1 win over Warren Central Thursday in Bowling Green. The inning started with pitcher Ryan Basham reaching on an infield error, and Woodall coming in to run ...

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Baseball, softball districts to begin Monday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



A season that began officially Feb. 15 when spring sports team could start holding permissible practices reaches the beginning of a conclusion Monday. All four teams from the Land of Logan will play opening games of the 13th District Tournament about 20 miles apart that evening. There are no guaran...

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Panthers score 4 in last at-bat, win 6-5

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Scoring four runs in their final at-bat, the Russellville Panthers beat visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins 6-5 in the final regular season game of the year Saturday afternoon. Barrett Croslin led off with a single and scored on a double by Tyler Hall. Corey Wright moved Hall over with a ground bal...

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Tipton headed to 40th state track meet

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



In his 40th year as coach of Lady Panther track at Russellville High School, Matt Tipton is again headed to the state track meet. In the middle of his career, his relay teams were invariably in the top two or three in the state. This year Tipton anticipates only one girl running. Tipton, who became...

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Principal announces selection of Coach Woodard

By Casey Jaynes

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The following remarks were made Tuesday by Principal Casey Jaynes in announcing the appointment of Auburn native Finley Baird Woodard as head girls basketball coach at her alma mater, Logan County High School. I would like to especially say thank you to our basketball search committee.  This g...

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Lady Cougars, Central split 2 games in 3 days

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The visiting Logan County Lady Cougars jumped on Warren Central with five runs in the first inning on the way to a 12-6 win by Coach Michael Crawford’s team Tuesday. It was Logan’s second win in two days and third in the last five games. Then two days later, the same two teams met again...

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Panthers pound Patriots at AC-S

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Russellville Panthers banged out 15 hits and scored 12 runs while Jacob Procter was pitching a five-hitter as Coach Greg Shelton’s team won at Allen County-Scottsville 12-2 Tuesday. Wesley Stratton had four hits, T.K. Hampton three, and Barrett Croslin, Corey Wright and Procter two each. ...

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South Warren outscores Cougars at BG Ballpark

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



A high-scoring game went in favor of visiting South Warren Monday as the Spartans outscored the Logan County Cougars 15-11 in a game that featured 32 hits and 10 errors but only 5 walks. It was played at Bowling Green Ballpark, the home of the Bowling Green Hot Rods professional baseball team. For...

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Company man MacAllister reflects on Lady Cougar years

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



“This team is going to win next year,” Scot MacAllister said about the Logan County girls basketball team Tuesday morning, a few hours before Finley Baird Woodard was named as his successor. Then he added, “Unless they have a lot of injuries again.” MacAllister knows first h...

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Lady Cougars beat Hart County again in shutout

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Hart County softball team has a 20-11 record this season, but two of those losses are to the Logan County Lady Cougars. The second of those defeats came at LCHS Monday. Shelby Milam pitched a five-hit shutout for the win. Three of those hits were by junior Jessica Dennis, including a double. Am...

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Cougar track 2nd in region to state champ

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Half a year after many of them ran on the cross country team which won the regional cross country team for the second straight year, the Logan County Cougars finished as regional runner-up for the second straight season Saturday. The only team to beat them was defending state champion Paducah Tilgh...

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Denney pitches RHS past Rebels & Red Devils

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Zach Denney pitched two complete game wins last week as his Russellville Panthers won by 10 runs against Todd Central and by one over traditional baseball power Owensboro Senior Denney pitched a 2-hitter and Barrett Croslin scored three runs as the Panthers beat Todd Central 12-2 in a district con...

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F-S edges Cougars in 9 to clinch top district seed

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Cougars led in six of the nine innings at Franklin-Simpson Tuesday, but the Wildcats kept coming back and then got a pinch hit, two-run, walk-off double from pitcher Caanan Scott to edge the visitors 8-7. It was Scott’s only plate appearance of the game. With the win, Coach C...

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Milam pitches Lady Cougars past Hart County

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Shelby Milam pitched a one-run jewel Monday as the Logan County Lady Cougars beat a good Hart County team 2-1 on the road. She gave up five hits and survived five errors to hold the Lady Raiders, who had won 19 games including five of their last six, to that single run. She struck out nine. Victori...

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Hawks defeat Hornets in OT at RHS

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



On Friday, the St. Louis Hawks took advantage of a 32-point performance from Corey Hill as they defeated the host Bowling Green Hornets at Russellville High School to remain unbeaten in the first-ever CBL overtime contest. Along with his 32 points, Hill, who played collegiately for Northern Iowa, a...

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Cougars lasso Mustangs in 9 for 19th win

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Pinch runner Michael Riley scored the winning run in the second extra inning Friday as the Logan County Cougars edged visiting Muhlenberg County 4-3 in nine innings. Thomas Miller, who was expected to be the staff pitching ace, has been unavailable for action most of the season. In fact, he only ha...

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Cougars end regular track season in first place

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The regular season journey came to an end for Logan County track in a meet Friday night in Henderson. Weather played a role in the times and distances but the Cougars pressed on. The boys took home first place over a very talented pool of entrants. “Even though we had some mo...

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Hornets sponsoring Givin Back Night Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Bowling Green Hornets will play their second home game of the year tonight when they entertain the St. Louis Hawks at Russellville’s Jim Young Gymnasium at 7 p.m. Coach Otis Key’s team won last Friday over the Dayton Air Strikers before losing on the road at St. Louis on Saturday. O...

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Cougars beat Christian County 10-6 in battle of teams with 17 wins each

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Cougars built a 9-1 lead midway through the third inning and then held on for a 10-6 road win over Christian County, which came into the game with 17 wins, the same total as the Cougars. Coach Ethan Meguiar’s team banged out 10 hits, drew 4 walks and were hit by a couple of p...

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Bruner almost perfect in win over Todd

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Coming within one error of a perfect game, sophomore Caleb Bruner pitched a no-hit shutout Tuesday as his Logan County Cougars beat visiting Todd Central 11-0 in a district contest. Todd’s Jared England reached on a two-out infield single to become the only baserunner for Coach Mark Brooks&rs...

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Cougars, Lady Panthers shine at RHS track

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



The Logan County Cougars won a five-school track meet at Russellville’s beautiful track April 25 while the Russellville Lady Panthers finished second in the girls division. The other three schools competing were Todd Central, Butler County and Trigg County. Diamond Hines won both the 100 and ...

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F-S needs 9 innings to edge RHS 2-1

By Jim Turner

Posted on January 1, 0001 12:00 AM



Franklin-Simpson loaded the bases on walks and then scored on an infield error to take a 2-1, 9-inning win over the visiting Russellville Panthers Tuesday night. The regulation seven innings ended in a 1-1 tie behind the pitching of Panther Jacob Procter, who gave up only one run on three hits and ...

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