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Bubba Wells leaving APSU to coach at SIU Edwardsville

Posted on May 30, 2015 3:04 PM



Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men's basketball Head Coach Jon Harris has announced the addition of Ohio Valley Conference great and former NBA player Charles "Bubba" Wells to the coaching staff. Wells comes to SIUE after spending the last 10 seasons on the staff at his alma ma...

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Caleb Bruner named Kentucky Gatorade Player of the Year

By WKU Sports Information

Posted on May 30, 2015 2:34 PM



Logan County's Caleb Bruner, a 2015 WKU Baseball signee, was named Kentucky's Gatorade State Player of the Year on Thursday following his stellar senior season as a pitcher and hitter for the Cougars. The Gatorade State Baseball Players of the Year were selected based on athletic production and imp...

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Hot Rods reclaim first place in division

By Danny Reed

Posted on May 27, 2015 11:57 AM



  Henry Centeno logged a career-high 7.0 innings and got some late insurance, as Bowling Green held off Lansing, 8-4 in front of 1,621 fans at Bowling Green Ballpark Tuesday evening. Centeno (3-2) allowed just five hits and one run, while issuing no walks with five strikeouts in win...

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Lady Panthers basketball camp next week

Posted on May 26, 2015 11:29 PM



The Lady Panthers Basketball Camp will be held next week, June 1-5, at the Russellville Middle School Gym. It’s designed for girls who will be in kindergarten through fifth grade next week, and Coach Calvin Head emphasizes girls from any school in the area are welcome to attend. Camp times ar...

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Guest instructor Hollis to lead Lady Cougar basketball camp

Posted on May 26, 2015 10:09 PM



Logan County High School girls basketball is offering a skills development camp for girls in grades 2-12 that will focus on several aspects of the game, such as passing, shooting, ball-handling and teamwork fundamentals. It will also include offensive and defensive work, as well as rebounding concep...

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After flexing muscle at region, Lady Cougars competing at state track

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 22, 2015 9:52 AM



Several young Lady Cougars are competing in the state Class 3A track meet in Lexington following their success in the regional meet in Lexington last Friday. Coach Greg Howard says they “flexed their muscle in regional championships.” Even though the Lady Cougars finished fourth in...

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Lady Panthers beat LCHS for first district win in 10 years

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 21, 2015 10:19 PM



The Year of Lady Panther Resurgence peaked Monday when Coach Brandy Trimble’s team beat homestanding Logan County 2-1 in the opening round of the 13th District Softball Tournament. It was Russellville’s first postseason win since Coach Tom Thompson’s Lady Panthers beat Coach Toby ...

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Harper helps L-W reach World Series, could play Dockins' team Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 19, 2015 1:33 PM



When Lindsey-Wilson College beat Tennessee Wesleyan in the rubber game of the NAIA regional championships this weekend at Hunter Wright Stadium in Kingsport, Tenn., it not only meant that the Blue Raiders would be making their first appearance in the Avista-NAIA World Series, but it also signaled a ...

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After highly successful stint in Mississippi, Mark White now coaching in Tallahassee

Posted on May 19, 2015 11:22 AM



Tallahassee Community College director of athletics Rob Chaney has announced the hiring of Mark White as the Eagles’ new men’s basketball coach. A Logan County native and graduate of Olmstead High School., White’s coaching career spans 25 years, including 23 at the college level, ...

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WKU baseball coach Myers loses his job

Posted on May 19, 2015 10:38 AM



WKU head baseball coach Matt Myers will not be retained, Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced Monday. A national search for the next Hilltopper Baseball head coach will begin immediately. In Myers' fourth season at the helm in 2015, the Hilltoppers finished with a 24-28 record and...

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Bruner leads Cougars in 17 statistical categories

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 19, 2015 12:52 AM



Because of technology, modern day baseball statistics are infinitely more extensive and complicated than they were for decades. Batting average, earned run average, fielding percentage, home runs, RBIs and wins and losses have been joined by oddly eccentric marks like WHIP, OPS, 2-Outs RBIs, 1-2-3 O...

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LCHS archery team places 4th in national tournament

Posted on May 17, 2015 6:29 AM



The Logan County High School Archery team recently finished their 2014-2015 season by competing in the NASP National Archery tournament that was held in Louisville at the Expo Center May 7-9.  Twenty archers shot their flight in the NASP National Archery Tournament.  When the flight was o...

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Panthers qualifiy runners, thrower and jumper for state track

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 11, 2015 1:19 PM



The Russellville Panthers qualified several entries for the state Class 1A track meet Saturday while running at the regional meet at Green County High School. Coach Dennis Sydnor’s team had first-and a second- place finishes in the sprint relays. Josh Bigbee, CoCo Darden and Johnny Drumgold w...

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Logan & Franklin teams and their pitchers experience different results in split

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 11, 2015 12:48 PM



The teams were the same, including the starting pitchers, but the results were decidedly different when district rivals Logan County and Franklin-Simpson dueled for the top spot in 13th District baseball only eight days apart. At LCHS, Coach Ethan Meguiar’s Cougars won a star pitchers’ ...

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F-S takes top softball seed as Lady Cougars stumble

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 6, 2015 3:38 PM



Franklin-Simpson has won only eight softball games all season, but six of them have come in the 13th District, and Coach Matthew Wilhite’s team has the number one seed in the upcoming district tournament. Meanwhile the Logan County Lady Cougars are deadlocked with the other thr...

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Lady Cougars win Warren East track meet at WKU

Posted on May 6, 2015 9:10 AM



The Logan County Lady Cougars won the championship of the Warren East Raider Invitational held on the track at Western Kentucky University Saturday. Coach Greg Howard called it “an outstanding victory over many of the great teams around” and said the Lady Cougars’ scoring “ca...

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