November 2017 Articles
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Krohn, Cougars dominate OT in win over East

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 29, 2017 6:40 PM



Tommy Krohn scored 7 of his game-high 23 points in overtime Monday to lead the Logan County Cougars to a 59-52 win over Warren East in both teams’ season opener. The junior who didn’t see much varsity action until late last season also pulled down 11 rebounds. Coach Lonnie Mason’s...

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Lady Tops to begin NCAA Volleyball against Notre Dame at UK

By Jessica Leifheit

Posted on November 27, 2017 1:08 AM



For the first time in WKU Volleyball history, a group of seniors has reached the NCAA Tournament all four years, as the Lady Toppers are headed to the University of Kentucky with their fourth-straight post-season appearance. Joining Coach Travis Hudson’s squad in Lexington are Notre Dame, Eas...

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Toppers knock off ranked Purdue team in Battle 4 Atlantis

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on November 24, 2017 1:12 PM



Toppers upset ranked Pardue in Battle for Atlantis On Thanksgiving, WKU Hilltopper Basketball was thankful for upsets. The Hilltoppers (3-2) led No. 18/16 Purdue nearly the whole way – for 38 minutes and 41 seconds, in fact – and held on late to claim a 77-73 victory at the Battle 4 At...

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Franklin and Campbellsville win regional football titles

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 18, 2017 12:38 AM



Franklin-Simpson and Campbellsville were easy winners in championship games in the regions of the two teams from the Land of Logan Friday. Campbellsville, which ended Russellville’s season last week 50-26, won the Class 1A regional title at Marion, whipping Crittenden County 44-8. The Eagles...

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Dillon Porter to sign to play baseball for Brescia

Posted on November 15, 2017 8:26 AM



Russellville High School Athletic Director Kyle Yates has announced that on Friday at 2:10 p.m. in the RHS Library, Dillon Porter will be signing his letter of intent to play baseball at Brescia University.  “Dillon’s commitment comes as a product of perseverance and overcoming ad...

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Logan Connection part of Notre Dame's visit to WKU Tuesday

By Currie McFayden

Posted on November 13, 2017 11:48 PM



The WKU Lady Toppers will welcome its highest-ranked foe since 2013 into E.A. Diddle Arena on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. as No. 6/5 Notre Dame makes the trip south to take on the Lady Toppers, just the second time any Fighting Irish athletic team has made the trip to Bowling Green...

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Streaks and continuing seasons on line tonight for Cougars and Panthers

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 10, 2017 3:35 PM



Seasons and streaks are on the line tonight when the two football teams from the Land of Logan play semifinal games in the First Region of their classes. The Logan County Cougars entertain Hopkinsville for a rematch of their Oct. 5 thriller, and the Russellville Panthers head to Campbellsville for t...

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Hatchett signs New Zealand star for WKU golf

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on November 10, 2017 1:19 PM



WKU Hilltopper Golf head coach Phillip Hatchett of Russellville announced Thursday the signing of Dominic Brettkelly (Darfield, New Zealand) to a national letter of intent in the 2017-18 signing class. Brettkelly is ranked No. 31 in the current Junior Golf World Rankings. “Dominic is a progr...

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LCHS Raiders place fourth in JROTC nationals

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 6, 2017 11:12 PM



Capping a great competitive season, the Logan County JROTC Raiders placed fourth in national competition in Georgia in the Rope Bridge event this weekend. The Rope Bridge team members are Thomas Coonts, Eli Brown, Riley Wharton, Gracie Richey, Jenna Blythe, Jacob Orndorff, Alyssa Garett. Hunter Had...

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