News Briefs on The LoJo in April 2021
By Jim Turner

Posted on May 16, 2021 9:08 AM

Apr 30, 2021

Prom Walks to begin

RHS Prom Saturday

The Russellville Junior-Senior Prom will be held Saturday from 7-10 p.m. Those who will be attending have already taken the steps to be cleared to participate. The public is invited, however, to watch the Prom Walk from 6:30-7:15 p.m. Spectators are asked to leave their vehicles in the student parking lot and stand in the designated area. The names of prom attendees will be announced and they will be escorted to the school entrance on golf carts.

Apr 26, 2021

Logan County Christian

Camp taking applications

As the world tries to emerge from the grips of a pandemic, the popular Logan County Christian Camp is resuming June 7-11. Applications are now being taken through Sunday, May 23. The fee is $125 per camper. For registration information, contact Crittenden Drive Church of Christ at 279-726-6583 or Youth Minister/Camp Director Daniel McCarley at 270-670-3448.

Apr 25, 2021

Cougars' Isaac Stanley state archery co-champion

Sophomore Isaac Stanley of Logan County High School is state co-champion of Kentucky High School Athletic Association Archery. He and an archer from Harrison County each shot 299 out of a possible 300 to tie for the title. They were declared co-champs instead having a tiebreaking shootoff. This is Stanley's second state championship. He won the middle school title as a seventh grader at Auburn Middle School. His 299 is six strokes better than he shot while winning the Fourth Region championship earlier this year. Jason Hayes is the Cougar archery coach.

Apr 25, 2021

Bardstown Bethlehem

ends RHS' All A run

The Lady Panthers lost 9-4 to the Bethlehem in their fourth game at state. The team from Nelson County improved its record to 17-3 while RHS dropped to 14-4. Regular season play resumes Tuesday with an important district game at Todd Central.

Apr 25, 2021

Lady Panthers win 3 games at state,
to play in quarterfinals Sunday

Fourth Region champion Russellville will play Bethlehem (16-3) in the quarterfinals of the state All A Classic softball tournament in Owensboro today at noon. Contending with the weather all day Saturday, Coach Ryan Davenport's team (14-3) won two games in its pool, beating Lexington Christian 11-2 and Somerset 4-3. They had to play at 8 this morning and won another one-run thriller, eliminating Knott Central 5-4.

Apr 23, 2021

Lady Panthers to play 3 games

at All A State Saturday

Three games are scheduled for the Russellville Lady Panthers in the All A State Softball Tournament Saturday in Owensboro. Each of the 16 regional champions will play the other three teams in their division. Coach Ryan Davenport’s  young team (11-3) is to play Lexington Christian at 9 a.m., Somerset at 2:30 p.m. and Knott County Central at 6 p.m. The Somerset game will be on the Green Field and the other two on the Blue Field.

Apr 20, 2021

Logan teams sweep

Clashes of the Cats

Logan County swept a girl-boy diamond doubleheader at Russellville Tuesday. Coach Mark Wood's Lady Cougars ran their district record to 2-0 by beating the Lady Panthers 7-2. Freshman catcher Emerson McKinnis' home run was a highlight of the game. Coach Ethan Meguiar's  Cougars--who also are 2-0 in district play--won their fifth game in their last six starts 32-0. The Cougars have outscored those five opponents in the wins 72-6. Watch The LoJo for statistics from the games as they become available.

Apr 20, 2021

Kirby Funeral Service

earns accreditation

Kirby Funeral Services owners Justin and Rebecca Kirby received word Friday that their new funeral home in Logan County has received state accreditation. They can now being serving families of the deceased. Kirby Funeral Services is located in the beautifully remodeled site of the former Sav-A-Lot building at the intersection of the Franklin and Bowling Green roads at 110 Franklin Road, Russellville. The Kirbys can be reached at 270-946-1550.

Apr 20, 2021

LCHS hosting Clash of the

Track Cats on new track

For the first time in 11 years. Logan County High School is hosting a track meet today. Russellville's track teams will be the guests, beginning at 4 p.m. It's not open to the public because of COVID restrictions, says LCHS Athletic Director/Track Coach Greg Howard. A new track has been built on the northwest corner of the school campus.

Apr 19, 2021

Cats to Clash in district

tonight at RHS

The first Clashes of the Cats of the softball and baseball seasons will be played Tuesday afternoon at Russellville High School, beginning at 5:30. As has been the case in recent years, fans have to decide which sport they want to support. The softball game matches two good teams. Host Russellville is 11-2 overall and has outscored its opponents 151-47. Coach Ryan Davenport’s team has only one senior, one junior, and four sophomores with seven middle school students on the roster. Coach Mark Wood’s Lady Cougars are 8-5 and have won four straight games by a 51-4 count. Logan has three seniors and three middle schoolers.

A highlight of the baseball Clash will be the Panthers honoring long-time retired coach Lou Kendall, who is expected to attend the game. He is a member of the Kentucky Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame, as is current Cougar Coach Ethan Meguiar. The Cougars have won four of their last five games and are 6-6 on the season. Coach Robby McLellan’s inexperienced Panthers won their first game of the season last week, crushing Caverna 22-7.

Apr 8, 2021

Kirby Funeral Service's

Cruise In delayed until Sunday

Kirby Funeral Services' Spring Cruise iI to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research, Hospice of Southern Kentucky, and the Alzheimer’s Association will be held in the parking lot of Kirby Funeral Services, 110 Franklin Road, Russellville, this Sunday, April 11, from 1-4 p.m. No entry fees and all vehicles are welcome. This is expected to become an annual event. It was to have been held a day earlier, but rain is in the forecast for Saturday.

Apr 4, 2021

Baseball & softball schedules

on Roy's Sports Calendar

Daily softball and baseball schedules for Logan County and Russellville teams for the next three weeks can now be seen in the Roy's Sports Calendar on The LoJo. Both the Roy's Sports Calendar and the Auburn Banking Company's Community Calendar can be accessed from both the Home Page and the Calendars section on the upper Menu Bar. The schools' Athletic Departments have not released tennis or track schedules.


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