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LCHS to honor senior fall athletes Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 31, 2014 12:45 AM



Logan County High School will publicly recognize its 2014 Fall Sports Senior Athletes on Friday, Oct. 31 prior to the school’s final home football game against Warren East. This recognition program will begin at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to come out and join the school in recognizing...

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Jamboree marks tipoff of roundball season Saturday

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 30, 2014 7:04 PM



Basketball season is upon us, as evidenced by the Middle School Jamboree scheduled to take place this Saturday at Logan County High School, hosted by Cougar and Lady Cougar basketball. Twenty-two teams from 11 schools will participate in 12 games, beginning at 8 a.m. and ending sometime around 8 p....

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Lady Cougars romp past AC-S, play South in semis tonight

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 29, 2014 2:37 PM



A rematch of last year’s regional volleyball finalists will be played tonight in the Fourth Region semifinals at Warren Central High School. Defending regional champion Logan County and 2012 runner-up South Warren will play in the lower bracket of the Final Four at 7 p.m., following the upper...

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RHS recognizes Heartbeats of Team

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 28, 2014 9:18 AM



Russellville Jr./Sr. High has started  a new  tradition this school year to recognize our student-athletes who exhibit the overall essence of their team. These students are considered to be the “Heartbeat of the Team.” Athletic Director Calvin Head says, “These students...

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Lady Cougars to play AC-S in same bracket as South

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 27, 2014 12:01 AM



For over a decade, the goal of both the Logan County Lady Cougars and the Greenwood Lady Gators was to draw into opposite brackets in the Fourth Region Volleyball Tournament. They usually have done that, and more often than not they havemet in the regional finals with one of them moving on to state....

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Hintons, Dawson, Holman, Clark, Ballance, Kirkpatrick to be honorary captain Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 23, 2014 6:14 PM



Seven men who played for the Russellville Panthers over 60 years ago have been chosen to serve as honorary captains Friday night when Coach John Myers’ team hosts two-time defending state champion Mayfield. Coach Joe Morris’ team has played in the last five state Class A finals, winning ...

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Regular season stat leaders listed for Lady Cougars

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 21, 2014 5:01 PM



Going into today’s 13th District Volleyball Tournament at Russellville High School, the Logan County Lady Cougars had played 35 matches, winning 18 of them. Those 35 matches had involved 92 games. The following are the statistical leaders in each category, according to statistics provided by ...

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Darden has royal night in Panther homecoming win

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 20, 2014 11:05 PM



Following the latest segment of the continued homage being paid to venerable Rhea Stadium and 2014 homecoming Friday, the Russellville Panthers (7-1) not only played a football game but also clinched a home game to start the Class A playoffs in a 56-0  romp over Fulton City.. It was a huge nig...

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First RHS finalists to be honored 50 years later

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 17, 2014 12:04 AM



The first Russellville High School football team to reach the state finals will be honored Friday night before the 2014 team celebrates homecoming 50 years later. It was in 1964 when Coach Waymond ‘Bogey’ Morris led his team to a meeting with Elkhorn City in the Class A finals at Stoll F...

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Logan Middle softball finishes 19-5

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 14, 2014 11:09 PM



In a season to remember this fall, the Logan County Middle School softball team finished with a 19-5 record and for the most part dominated opponents. One of the wins was a forfeit. In the 18 wins of games played, the Lady Cougars outscored the teams they beat 170-34, an average of 9.5 to 2.0. In t...

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Title IX audit revisit scheduled for RHS Thursday

Posted on October 14, 2014 9:49 PM



A Kentucky High School Athletic Association representative will be on the Russellville High School campus this Thursday to conduct a Title IX audit and revisit. Title IX is a federal program which mandates gender equity. “The representative will be looking at all of our high school athle...

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Hatchett, WKU hosting Kenny Perry Invitational

Posted on October 13, 2014 12:39 PM



WKU will host the WKU/Kenny Perry Invitational on Monday and Tuesday at The Club at Oldestone, welcoming 11 collegiate teams from across the region to Bowling Green for the 54-hole event. "We are very excited to be hosting the WKU/Kenny Perry Invitational this week," said head coach Phillip Ha...

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Russellville plans full week of Homecoming activities

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 12, 2014 10:45 PM



It’s Football Homecoming Week at Russellville High School, and even more activities than ever are planned this week. “We have a fun-filled week planned to celebrate,” says Principal Kim McDaniel. Daily activities are planned, culminating Friday’s district game against Fulto...

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Legendary WKU coach and leader Jimmy Feix remembered

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 6, 2014 11:14 PM



Jimmy Feix, the winningest football coach in the history of WKU football, passed away Sunday afternoon. He was 83. Feix served his alma mater as an All-America athlete, assistant football coach, head football coach, assistant director of alumni affairs, director of alumni affairs and director of at...

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Stevenson students learn, enjoy Ag Day

Posted on October 6, 2014 10:09 PM



Ag Day was held at Stevenson Elementary School Friday, Oct. 3, and the school system’s public information director, Donna Brown Wilkerson, says it was a success. Among those involved were Leann Martin, Rachel Hance, and Gary Michael Templeman from the Logan County UK Ag Cooperative Extension ...

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Large numbers part of Cougar Run

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 6, 2014 9:18 PM



Logan County High School Cross Country hosted over 435 runners and their parents Saturday for the annual Cougar Run. “What a great day it was,” says Coach Greg Howard.  “I would like to give a special thanks to all our parents for another fine meet help at LCHS! Our parents a...

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Chandlers wins another volleyball title

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 2, 2014 5:56 PM



For the fifth time in six years, the Chandlers Lady Bears are champions of Logan County Middle School Volleyball. The school won all four titles between 2009-2012, but Olmstead won the 2013 title. Coach Kelly Carpenter’s team beat Auburn 25-23 in the championship match. Coach Josh Hall’...

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