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Middle school-dominated Lady Cougars win softball disrict

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 30, 2016 12:09 AM



Find a team playing in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association softball regional tournaments this week younger than the Logan County Lady Cougars, and that precocious group would probably require daytime games. They might be too young to play outside after dark. The LCHS offensive lineup whic...

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Logan County's champions to open baseball and softball regionals

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 28, 2016 10:05 PM



Both Logan County teams have drawn the opening games of Fourth Region tournaments and will be playing at the same time on Memorial Day Monday on the Western Kentucky University playing fields. The two LCHS teams won 13th District championships earlier this week at Todd Central. This is the first ti...

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Orthopedics Plus to offer free sports physicals

Posted on May 27, 2016 9:22 AM



Orthopedics Plus will be offering FREE sports physicals for any Russellville middle school or high school athlete who plans on participating on any athletic sports team next school year on Tuesday, June 14, from 4-8 p.m. The physicals will take place at the Orthopedics Plus Clinic, ...

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Lady Panther DavonYa Bryant to play basketball for Lindsey Wilson

Posted on May 22, 2016 8:46 PM



Russellville Lady Panther DavonYa Bryant has signed to play basketball with Lindsey Wilson College beginning in the fall.  DavonYa led the 2015-16 Lady Panthers to one of their best seasons. The Lady Panthers finished the season with a 13-13 record. The 5'5'' guard was second on the team ...

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Logan's Jessica Hines, Lauren Burnett & Jailin Munday qualify for state 3A track

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 22, 2016 7:59 PM



Three members of the Logan County track teams have qualified for the state Class 3A meet by their performances in the regional meet at North Hardin High School recently. Lauren Burnett placed second in the discus, while setting a new school record. Jailin Munday also earned his way to state with a ...

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Cougars win 26 games, including 12 on shutouts

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 21, 2016 11:16 PM



The Logan County Cougars finished their regular season with a 26-8 record. A dozen of those wins have been on shutouts, including five of the final seven. They have outscored their opponents 209-88, giving up fewer than three runs a game. They only allowed 14 runs in their final 13 games. The Cougar...

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Cougar Football Camp planned

Posted on May 19, 2016 8:43 PM



     2016 COUGAR FOOTBALL CAMP           Logan County football is pleased to announce a day designed to help young athletes develop into all around better football players. The camp will offer offensive and defensive fundamentals, techniqu...

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WKU baseball field to be covered with privately funded artificial surface

Posted on May 18, 2016 10:16 AM



WKU Baseball will be entering a new era at Nick Denes Field for the 2017 season as The Nick will have a complete AstroTurf playing surface installed over the summer to be ready for next season, WKU Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced Tuesday.   The estimated $1.3 million project is 1...

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Bradshaw being recruited by several universities

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 16, 2016 10:39 PM



Russellville basketball standout DeAndre ‘Pedro’ Bradshaw is not only playing well on the spring AAU basketball tour, but he’s also attracting scholarship offers and interest from a large number of colleges and universities. Playing for Hoop Dreams 17’s Gold team, he’s...

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AC-S breaks open 4-4 tie with Lady Panthers

By Donnie Meador

Posted on May 16, 2016 8:55 PM



The Allen County-Scottsville Lady Patriots recorded 15 hits---including two home runs---in a 14-4, five-inning victory recently over Russellville at Lady Patriot field. Junior Kalee Skaggs homered in her first at bat and remained hot throughout the day. Skaggs went 4-for-4 at the plate, scored thr...

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Russellville boys basketball players honored

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 15, 2016 9:54 PM



The Russellville Panthers held their 2015-16 awards banquet recently. Coach Phil Todd’s team finished with an 18-8 record, including 17-6 in the regular season. The Panthers were 13th District runner-up to Franklin-Simpson before losing by a point to Russell County in their regional opener. J...

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Kentucky athletic directors honor RHS' Porter & Firchow

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 15, 2016 9:14 PM



Athletic Director Calvin Head says Russellville Junior/Senior High School was well represented at the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors’ Association Conference this year. Not only was RJSHS Sophomore Dillon Porter honored for being named to the 2016 All Resilient Team by University of K...

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No Cat Clashes set up in district openers May 23

Posted on May 12, 2016 8:48 PM



The 2016 13th District Baseball and Softball Tournament will be held at Todd County Central this year. The tournament is scheduled to be played on April 23 and April 24.  Baseball: Monday, May 23 5:00 p.m. Todd Co. (3-21) vs. Logan Co. (23-7)  7:30 p.m. Russellville (7-14) vs. Fra...

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Logan's Noffsinger and Miller qualify for state tennis tournament

Posted on May 11, 2016 11:04 PM



“Cougar Tennis: Good...and Getting Better”. That’s the motto for the Logan County boys and girls tennis teams. Dan Duncan and the Cougar Tennis Team made great improvement with this year’s squad, evidenced by this year’s results. A Lady Cougar doubles team has qualified...

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Lady Panthers win 3 games on Saturday, finish 2nd at Cumberland County

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 10, 2016 9:44 PM



The Russellville Lady Panthers put together a super day of softball Saturday in the R. Fred Capps Memorial Tournament at Burkesville, hosted by Cumberland County High School. The visiting Lady Panthers of Russellville lost 10-1 to the host Lady Panthers of Cumberland County Friday, but that team ha...

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Logan athletes earn honors, college scholarships

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 8, 2016 11:14 PM



Several Logan County High School athletes have made the news by earning honors and deciding where to play collegiately. The following items are from news releases announced by Athletic Director Greg Howard. The 4th annual Toyota of Bowling Green check presentations will be held next Wedne...

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Strawberry Festival to feature pair of races

By Sye Head

Posted on May 5, 2016 10:57 PM



The annual Strawberry Festival 5k and kids 1 Mile Fun Run will take place next Saturday, May 14. This event occurs every year and features a 3.1-mile run through the beautiful community of Adairville. Runners and walkers are both welcome for competition, and for completion! Following the 5k run, ch...

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F-S wins 2-1 squeaker over Cougars, moves into tie with Logan

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 4, 2016 10:30 PM



Franklin-Simpson, which had lost to Logan County 6-0 at home on April 12, went on the road Tuesday and left LCHS with a 2-1 squeaker of a win.   By salvaging a split, Coach Craig Delk’s Wildcats go into 13th District Tournament action in three weeks in a tie for the top seed with the Co...

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Lady Cougars win 6 straight softball games

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 4, 2016 8:58 AM



The Logan County Lady Cougars have turned their softball season around, winning six straight games by a combined score of 51-9. In the process, they avenged two earlier losses to Allen County-Scottsville and Butler County, swept a doubleheader with Metcalfe County, and romped over Warren Central aga...

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WKU leads state in NFL draft, has 14 on league rosters now

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on May 2, 2016 8:06 PM



With the most draft picks in the state of Kentucky and tied for the most in Conference USA, the WKU Hilltoppers saw three players drafted while five more will have NFL opportunities following a successful 2016 NFL Draft weekend. Tight end Tyler Higbee was the first Hilltopper off the board in the f...

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