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All SKY performers lead Cougars to state number 5 ranking

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 31, 2017 11:00 PM



Only 18 teams located west of Louisville are among the 83 teams receiving votes in the final Associated Press rankings of the regular season in Kentucky. The Logan County Cougars are not only one of them, but they are among the highest ranked of those 83. Coach Todd Adler’s team is ranked fif...

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Panthers and Cats playing for 74th straight season

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 27, 2017 8:22 PM



Every alternate year since 1944, the Franklin-Simpson Wildcats have come calling to Rhea Stadium for one of Kentucky’s oldest continuing rivalries. Tonight marks another of those visits in the teams’ regular season finales. Russellville football historian Greg Owens says, “This ma...

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RMS softball puts together record season

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 17, 2017 11:52 PM



The Russellville Middle School Softball team put together a memorable season this year, setting team records along the way. The Lady Panthers are coached by Ryan Davenport, who also is the school’s new high school varsity head coach. Russellville finished with 19 wins in 26 starts, a school ...

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Karrah Cron and Alex Brown honored as September athletes by Lewisburg Bank

Posted on October 17, 2017 11:04 PM



Lewisburg Banking Company has honored volleyball player Karrah Cron and football player Alex Brown , who have been named Athletes of the Month for September at Logan County High School. Shown in the Male Athlete picture, from left, are Principal Caycee Spears, Teresa Hendrix of Lewisburg Bank, Coac...

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Cougars to host first playoff game in 28 years

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 15, 2017 8:27 PM



When the Logan County Cougars edged a good Madisonville-North Hopkins team 23-21 on the last play of the game Friday, the win secured Logan County’s first district football championship in 28 years. Coach Stumpy Baker’s Cougars won their first Class 2A district championship in 1988 and ...

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Posted on October 15, 2017 9:24 AM



A Basketball Kickoff Dinner will be held Friday, Oct. 27, as a fundraiser for Logan County Lady Cougar and Cougar Basketball. The dinner will be held before the Cougar Football Team holds Senior Night and tries to wrap up an undefeated season with a win over Todd Central. Brandon Stockton, the for...

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Lady Cougar Soccer edges Franklin to reach district finals

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 11, 2017 2:00 PM



The Logan County Lady Cougars beat Franklin-Simpson by a single goal for the second time this year Monday, but this 2-1 victory came in the 13th District Tournament.    Hannah Goss and Brianna Loden each scored an unassisted goal in the win. Carli Alvis held the Lady Cats to the one goa...

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Cougars shut out Panthers to reach district soccer finals

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 10, 2017 11:25 PM



Nicholas Petrie scored three goals and Ethan Haley two while Parker Bray and Kaleb Justice combined in goal on a shutout, as the Logan County Cougars beat Russellville 10-0 in the 13th District Tournament at Rhea Stadium Monday. Coach Eric Evans’ team will play Franklin-Simpson in the champio...

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FFA members earn berths on trapshoot team

By Hannah Price

Posted on October 8, 2017 8:18 AM



The annual Logan County FFA trap shoot was held Sept. 23 at Tim Baldwin’s house. This year around 15 members participated. During the contest participants had to shoot at 25 targets from various angles. The top five shooters will proceed to regionals and shoot as a team for Logan County FFA. ...

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50 Greatest Panther football players, coach and team to be honored

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 3, 2017 11:07 PM



During the 82nd season of Russellville football, the men who have been designated the 50 Greatest Panthers of all-time are to be honored on the final Saturday of the Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival. The Russellville Alumni Association generally holds a Meet & Greet on the Friday ev...

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