November 2018 Articles
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Franklin basketball court to be named for Frank Cardwell Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 29, 2018 7:45 PM



  Former rival and even longer friend of Logan County and Russellville basketball Frank Cardwell will be the recipient Friday of one of the highest honors someone in athletics can achieve. The basketball court at Franklin-Simpson High School will officially become Frank Cardwell...

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Offensive mastermind Tyson Helton named WKU football coach

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on November 27, 2018 1:35 PM



  A familiar face with a championship pedigree is back on The Hill as former WKU offensive coordinator Tyson Helton, a Conference USA and Rose Bowl champion, has been named the 21st head football coach at Western Kentucky University. Helton, who met with his new team on Tuesday...

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WKU removes Sanford as football coach

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on November 25, 2018 7:16 PM



Mike Sanford will not return to lead the WKU football program in 2019, WKU Director of Athletics Todd Stewart announced on Sunday. A search for his replacement is already underway. “I would like to thank Mike for his dedication and passion leading our football program over the ...

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Darden leads Toppers in interceptions and passes broken up, ranks fourth in total tackles

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 22, 2018 11:09 AM



v:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} During an overall miserable season on The Hill, former Russellville football star Tacorian ‘CoCo’ Darden is one of the few standouts for...

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Tops get committment from top shot blocker in the Commonwealth

By Zachk Greenwell

Posted on November 14, 2018 7:05 PM



WKU Hilltopper Basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Wednesday the addition of Isaiah Cozart (6-7, Forward) in the 2019 class. One of the elite shot-blockers in the history of Kentucky high school basketball, Cozart is a standout for Madison Central High School and head coach...

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LCHS Raiders place high in national competition

By Jon Jukes

Posted on November 11, 2018 5:38 PM



  The Logan County High School Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) competed in the Raiders National Competition the weekend of November 2-4. The annual competition, held at Molena, Ga., is the largest Raider competition in the world, hosting 80+ teams and approxim...

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At halftime, RHS still in contention, Logan on wrong end of running clock

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 9, 2018 8:02 PM



Both teams from the Land of Logan trail on the road in KHSAA football regional semifinal games. Russellville has played Campbellsville closer than Logan County has Franklin-Simpson. The Panthers gave up an early touchdown with the Eagles scoring at the 10:38 mark of the first quarte...

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Cougars to play one of program's most important games ever Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 8, 2018 9:41 PM



  One of the most significant games in Logan County High School football history awaits the Cougars Friday night at the Franklin-Simpson football field in the semifinals of Class 4A’s first region playoffs. During a streak that has seen them with double-digit win totals t...

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Young Panther team wins league championship

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 7, 2018 9:34 PM



Brought back into existence by Russellville High School’s head football coach, Mikie Benton, the program’s third-fourth grade team won the Western Kentucky Youth Football League championship last weekend. The young Panthers beat Todd County 20-6 in the first round of the p...

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