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Sep 30, 2022

Cougars run record to 6-1, 2-0 in district

The Logan County Cougars ran their overall record to 6-1 and their district record to 2-0 with a 44-21 win over Hopkins County Central Friday. Coach Todd Adler's team led 44-7 when the running clock began. It was the fifth time in the last six games that the Cougars have scored 40 or more points. The Cougars went into the game as the third highest scoring Class 4A team in the state with a 40-points-per-game average.



Sep 30, 2022

Panthers get district win in OT

A.J. Woodard scored his fifth touchdown of the game in overtime to lead the Russellville Panthers to a 38-32 district win at Fulton county Friday. Woodard carried the ball 15 times for 127 yards and 4 TD's, and went 65 yards on a pass that was just about a foot short of being another run. Tutu McKeage scored the other TD on a 51-yard run. Nick Woodard caught four passes and the Panther defense forced the Pilots into four turnovers. The win probably means a home playoff game for RHS.aa



Sep 30, 2022

Panthers use big plays to earn halftime tie

Fulton County ran 40 plays in the first half tonight and visiting Russellville just 15, but the game is tied 12-12 at the half. The Panthers have scored on an 80-yard run by A.J. Woodard and a 51-yarder by Tutu McKeage. The Pilots' touchdowns have come on long drives and short runs. Nick Woodard and Caleb Phillips have made key interceptions. The Panthers have added eight points early in the second half on a 65-yard pass from McKeage to A.J. Woodard, who also scored on the two-point conversion.



Sep 29, 2022

NAACP officer election meeting planned

From President William Woodard: The Russellville-Logan County NAACP is due to elect new officers for President, 1st and 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, and Assistant Treasurer. All members in good standing are eligible to be elected. We will discuss more at the next meeting in the First Baptist Church Basement on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 5 p.m.  We encourage all available members to attend.



Sep 29, 2022

Historic Walking Tour planned Sunday

A long-standing tradition of the Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival-- the Historic Residential Walking Tours-- will be held this Sunday, Oct. 2. Those wanting to go on the tour should meet on the Chamber porch at 1 p.m. for this free event. The Tour takes approximately 1.5 hours.



Sep 29, 2022

John Prine Memorial Park dedication Saturday

A dedication ceremony for a park dedicated to the late famed musician John Prine will be held Saturday in Muhlenberg County, not far from the Logan County line. The ceremony dedicating John Prine Memorial Park at Rochester Dam will be held at 2 p.m. at Rochester Dam, 100 Board Ramp Lane, Drakesboro. Journalist C. Josh Givens has been a leader in making the park a reality and getting the word out about the event.



Sep 28, 2022



Sep 28, 2022

Thunder on the Square planned Sunday

Thunder on the Square Car Show will be held in Russellville  from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.this Sunday! All vehicles welcome, registration by donation. Proceeds go to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Hospice of Southern Kentucky and Alzhimer's Foundation. Contact Clay Bilyeu at 270-772-1009 for more information!



Sep 28, 2022

Registration ends Thursday for Festival Road Rally

The Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Road Rally is this Saturday. Registration deadline at the Logan County Chamber of Commerce is Thursday, Sept. 29, at 3:p.m. The fee is $40 per team. 



Sep 28, 2022

Festival Golf Tournament set Saturday

The Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Golf Scramble is this Saturday, Sunny and 73 degrees...perfect forecast for 18 holes! Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30. Register at Auburn Banking Company or Rolling Hills Golf Course.



Sep 27, 2022

NAACP selling baked desserts Saturday

The Russellville-Logan County NAACP is sponsoring a scholarship fundraiser bake sale on Saturday, Oct. 1, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Concerned Citizens on East 5th Street, Russellville. There will be a variety of cakes and pies available. We will have apple, chess, chocolate chess pecan, chocolate pecan, chocolate chip pies. Cakes include honeybun, butter finger, coconut, yellow, dump cake, and banana breads. Stop by and select your preference. You may call and place your order from the desserts we have through one of the numbers 270-725-6873 or 270-726-2747. William Woodard is president



Sep 25, 2022

Olmstead top seed in middle school volleyball tourney

From Logan County Athletic Director Greg Howard: Logan County High School will once again play host to the Middle School Volleyball Tournament on Monday and Tuesday. Admission to the LCHS Auxiliary Gym is $5. The schedule with seedings in parentheses: Monday—Chandlers (4) vs. Auburn (5) @ 5 p.m.; Olmstead (1) vs. winner of first game, 6:15; Adairville (2) vs. Lewisburg (3), 7:30. Tuesday: Finals, 6 p.m.



Sep 25, 2022

Road work set this week for 68-80 entrance to industrial park

From Tammy Costellow of LEAD: The Logan County Industrial Development Authority and Logan Economic Alliance for Development armmye finishing up a new road project in the West Industrial Park at the Hopkinsville Road entrance to the park. Beginning Monday, motorists can expect traffic to be down to one lane in the eastbound direction for approximately five days. Special thanks to Scotty’s Contracting and Stone for their exceptional work on this project and the attention to safety they are providing for motorists traveling on Hopkinsville Road. The road project is needed to enhance the accessibility for potential industries into the West Industrial Park and create new economic opportunities for the citizens of Logan County.

 



Sep 25, 2022

Road work set this week for 68-80 entrance to industrial park

Tammy Costellow of LEAD: The Logan County Industrial Development Authority and Logan Economic Alliance for Development are finishing up a new road project in the West Industrial Park at the Hopkinsville Road entrance to the park. Beginning Monday, motorists can expect traffic to be down to one lane in the eastbound direction for approximately five days. Special thanks to Scotty’s Contracting and Stone for their exceptional work on this project and the attention to safety they are providing for motorists traveling on Hopkinsville Road. The road project is needed to enhance the accessibility for potential industries into the West Industrial Park and create new economic opportunities for the citizens of Logan County.

 



Sep 24, 2022

Cougars dominate Hopkinsville late for district win

After seeing visiting Hopkinsville tie the game at 21-21 early in the second half, the Logan County Cougars scored 28 of the game’s final 35 points to win their district opener 49-28 on Senior Night Friday. Ryan Rayno ran for over 200 yards and 3 touchdowns, Davin Yates passed for 175 yards and 2 touchdowns and ran for 87 yards and a score, Kila Bilyeu kicked all 7 of her extra point attempts, Harper Butler and Zane Batten caught td passes, JunVontre Dillard ran for a score, and Jack Delaney intercepted 2 passes and caught 2 long ones. The 5-1 Cougars are ranked fifth in the state. in Class 4A.



Sep 23, 2022

Auburn Party on the Square Saturday features Sidewinders

The band Sidewinders will entertain in downtown Auburn this Saturday from 7-10 p.m. The Sidewinder perform different styles of music from Stevie Wonder to The Beatles. Auburn Tourism is sponsoring the free family event. Those attending are encouraged to bring their “chairs and dancing shoes.” Food trailers will be set up.



Sep 22, 2022

City school board to honor Jim Young

Jim Young, former Superintendent of Russellville Independent Schools, is being honored Friday with a ceremony to establish September as “Thank You Jim Young Month” in the RISD.  The celebration will be held at the Russellville Board of Education Friday after the monthly board meeting. The board is expected to approve the resolution to honor him and his legacy. Jim Young celebrated his 90th birthday this September. The Russellville High School gymnasium is named after him and holds many memories. School District Spokesperson Lisa Rose says, “While serving our school District as its Superintendent and in many other roles, he distinguished himself and this District throughout this community and the Commonwealth. Mr. Young has continued to be a source of wisdom for this district, its staff and students, and even in his retirement, he became the interim superintendent in the early 2000’s while candidates were reviewed. His leadership has been expressed through the worldwide impact of his students for the betterment of humanity.”

 

 



Sep 20, 2022

Pair of Lady Cougar golfers qualify for state

Making school history, two Logan County Lady Cougars qualified for the state golf tournament in Owenesnboro next week by their play in the regional tournament at Rolling Hills Tuesday. Abby Forbes qualified for the second straight year, shooting 82, which put her in fourth place. Sophomore Emma Fitzgerald claimed the last spot to represent this region at state with a 94. The day before, Fitzgerald's cousin, Braden Engler, qualified for the boys state tournament the day before. Coach Will Rosser says he has been ] told that this is the first time in team history that two Lady Cougars have qualified for state in the same season.



Sep 20, 2022

Fall and summer produce both available at Farmers' Market today

Both summer and fall fruits and vegetables will be available at the Logan County Farmers' Market today from 3-6. You can find pumpkins, turnip greens, tomatoes, horticulture beans, green beans, peas, squash, cucumbers, potatoes, candy onions and much more at the market, located under the pavilion behind the Logan County Extension Office.



Sep 20, 2022

NCAA offering voter registration booth Thursday

The Russellville-Logan County NAACP is sponsoring a voter registration event at the Russellville Wal-Mart Supercenter on Thursday, Sept. 22,  from 1-4 p.m.  Everyone must be registered by Oct. 11 to be able to vote on election day, Nov. 8. Anyone not currently registered is invited to stop by the registration booth during the time the NAACP representatives will be set up.



Sep 19, 2022

Braden Engler qualifies for KHSAA state tournament

A week after playing in the state Class 2A state golf tournament, Logan County's Braden Engler has qualified for the big one, the KHSAA state golf tournament in all classes. According to Athletic Director Greg Howard, Engler shot a 74 at Indian Hills Country Club in Bowling Green in the KHSAA regional tournament Monday. That tied him for fourth place and a berth in the state tournament next month in Bowling Green. Allen County-Scottsville's Rafe Blankenship, who finished second in the Class 2A state tournament after his putt lipped out on the second extra hole, was medalist with a 69. Bowling Green High won the team title with a 299, five strokes better than second place Greenwood.

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Sep 18, 2022

Lady Cougars capture state Class 2A state championship

The Logan County Lady Cougars (15-4) is Kentucky Class 2A state volleyball champion, having defeated Louisville Christian Academy (13-3) in the championship game Sunday at Kentucky Wesleyan College in Owensboro. Coach Caleb Sheffield's team beat Warren Central and Warren East in the regional tournament. They eliminated previously undefeated Floyd County (13-1) in Friday's state opening round in straight sets, and then won over Taylor County Saturday in four sets. Three seniors were named All-State Tournament, including MVP Kaitlyn Scruggs, regional MVP Caroline Kelley, and Hailey Woods along with junior Whitney Christian and sophomore Aubrey Sears.



Sep 16, 2022

Auburn Bank holding Customer Appreciation Day

Auburn Banking Company will hold Customer Appreciation Day this Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Customers had until Tuesday of this week to pick up tickets for the event, which will be held at its Russellville office, 404 Hopkinsville Road. Auburn Bank traces its roots to the 1870s and officially became Auburn Banking Company 93 years ago. For over half a century, the bank's Auburn branch has been located on Main Street, but a new modern building is now under construction in the Sugar Maple area of Auburn just off U.S. 68-80.



Sep 11, 2022

Lee Dockins honored at Rhea Stadium

One of the highlights of the Linton-Wren Kickoff Classic at Russellville’s Rhea Stadium Friday was the presentation of Hometown Hero designation by Modern Woodmen of America to Lee Dockins. She won the USA Special Olympics gold medal again this year as the best all-round gymnast. For the fifth time over the last 16 years, she has been named to the United States team headed to the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin in 2023. She has previously piled up medals in World Games in Asia, Africa, Europe and Los Angeles. She is the daughter of 1972 RHS graduate Harris Dockins and his wife Sharon.



Sep 10, 2022

Red River Meetinghouse Annual Meeting set Sunday

The annual  Meeting of the Red River Meetinghouse Assocation will be held Sunday between Adairville and Schochoh The speaker will be Circuit Judge Joe Hendricks from Russellville. The potluck dinner will begin at 1 p.m.and the church service/business meeting will be at 2. Anyone who attends the event will be considered part of the association. See more details in Red River Awakenings, an August Feature article on The LoJo.



Sep 9, 2022

Cougars beat Franklin to run record to 4-0

Scoring touchdowns on their first six possessions, the Logan County Cougars won 41-31 at Franklin-Simpson to run their record to 4-0 Friday. Davin Yates threw four touchdown passes (two of them to Harper Butler), and Ryan Rayno rushed for two touchdowns that counted (some were called back on penalties). In addition to catching a touchdown pass, Zane Batten intercepted a pass that allowed the Cougars to build a margin, and Kyla Bilyeu kicked two extra points in three tries and drew a roughing-the-kicker penalty on a field goal attempt that kept a TD drive alive. Jack Delaney made some crucial catches, one for a touchdown.



Sep 9, 2022

Cougars lead F-S 21-10 at half

The Logan County Cougars lead the Wildcats 21-10 at halftime at Franklin. Quarterback Davin Yates is 11 of 12 passing and threw touchdown passes on all three LCHS possessions of the first half. Scoring the touchdowns were Zane Batten, Harper Butler and Jack Delaney. Ryan Rayno had a long run called back on a hold on the Cougars, but still has 52 rushing yards at the intermission. The Wildcats scored on both of their first half possessions, but had to settle for a field goal on the first one.



Sep 9, 2022

Panthers open home season against a tough East squad

As has has been the case all season, the Russellville Panthers face a tough opponent tonight in their 84th Rhea Stadium home opener. Warren East leads Class 4A state statistics in three categories: 1st in scoring at 45.3 points per game; 1st in points allowed at 2.3 per game; and 1st in passing defense with 25 yards allowed per game. The young Panthers have played another one of the state’s best 4A teams and two excellent Class 2A squads already. This is the Linton-Wren Kickoff Classic, named after two Panther playing and coaching legends, the late Buddy Linton and Howard Wren. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The call of the game will be recorded and played on WRUS at 1 p.m. Saturday with Chris McGinnis and John Brett Reynolds on the call.



Sep 6, 2022

Lady Cougars begin big week at Todd tonight

The Logan County Lady Cougars begin an important week in their volleyball schedule tonight when they go to Todd Central for a rematch of last year's district finalists. Logan continues an almost two-decade undefeated streak against 13th District opponents. They also had not lost a set in the district for almost as long before dropping one each to Todd in their last three showdowns. That includes this season's opening match. Coach Steven Lyne's Lady Rebels have won all eight of their matches since then. Logan is 8-2 with the only losses coming to South Warren and Madison Central. Coach Caleb Sheffield's team gets another chance against South Thursday Thursday when his wife, Lindsey Sheffield, brings her Lady Spartans (8-1) to LCHS. Then Saturday morning, the Lady Cougars take on Warren Central (2-11) in the semifinals of the Class 2A regional at Warren East.



Sep 4, 2022

Sgt. Kennedy receives advanced training

Russellville Police Sgt. Josh Kennedy recently raduated from the Academy of Police Supervision in Richmond at the Department of Criminal Justice Training at Eastern Kentucky University.



Sep 2, 2022

Cougars overpower Panthers 54-0 in Clash

With the defense (linebacker Elijah Hawkins and lineman Isaac Poe) returning two Panther fumbles for touchdowns, Davin Yates throwing two touchdown passes to sophomore JunVontre Dillard, Ryan Rayno rushing for his seventh and eighth touchdowns of the season, and sophomore Kyla Bilyeu successfully kicking her sixth point-after conversion of the game, Coach Todd Adler’s Logan County Cougars (3-0) built a running clock against visiting Russellville Friday. That came a 42-0 lead less that three minutes into the second half. Logan’s reserves scored two more touchdowns, one of a three-yard run by sophomore Tobey Sydnor and a 43-yard touchdown pass from sophomore Brady Hinton to senior Dayton Blackford to make the final 54-0. Bilyeu got the rest of the night off after the sixth kick and is now 11 of 13 on the season.
Highlights for the Panthers were an interception/40-yard return by junior Monti Williams and a 26-yard pass from sophomore Tutu McKeague to sophomore A.J. Woodard, but the Panthers (0-3) couldn’t convert them into points. As a result the expected match-up between two female kickers didn’t happen, since Panther freshman Madden Bloodworth didn’t get a chance for a PAT attempt. 



Sep 2, 2022

Secretary of State to be in Auburn today

Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams is scheduled to be in the Auburn area today. At noon, he will be at Carriage House Vineyards to “launch the SOS from your SOS Campaign, a partnership with Kentucky wineries to recruit poll workers.” Carriage House Vineyards is located at 259 Longview Lane in Auburn.



Aug 31, 2022

Death claims longest-serving Russellville Councilman Russell Jones

The councilman believed to have served the longest in Russellville City Council history, Russell Jones, has passed away. He served in that capacity for 25 years before retiring from government. He continued to work as a leader in the petroleum distribution business until continuing problems with his heart made it impossible for him to continue. Mr. Jones served in leadership roles at Crittenden Drive Church of Christ as a deacon for 15 years and an elder for 35 years. The Logan Journal will run his complete obituary when it is made available by Summers & Son Funeral Home.



Aug 29, 2022

This week's Roy's Sports Calendar busy

This last week of August/first week of September is filled with sports events involving girls and boys teams from Russellville and Logan County middle and high schools. The schedule shows eight local events today and ten Tuesday. Then Wednesday Coach Barry McReynolds' Lady Cougar Soccer team plays for the regional Class 2A championship. Friday marks the Clash of the Football Cats at Cougar Field. See times and places on the Roy's Sports Calendar on The LoJo.



Aug 28, 2022

Jenna Coles demonstrates her cooking at state fair

Logan County FFA officer Jenna Coles was chosen to demonstrate cooking her strawberry steak wraps on the big stage at the Kentucky State Fair Saturday. The invitation came from the Kentucky Beef Council, which also has included her in a cookbook which is now available. She used beef donated by Campbell’s Choice Cuts, which is owned by one of her FFA advisors, Jeff Campbell. Her Jenna’s Kitchen YouTube channel devoted to her cooking has over 1,900 subscribers and over 200 videos.



Aug 28, 2022

Engler and Forbes qualify for 2A state golf tournament

Logan County Golf played in the Wildcat Shootout at Franklin Country Club Sunday. Two Logan golfers shot scores that qualified them to play in the Class 2A state tournament in Owensboro Sept. 12. Abby-Grace Forbes, who is one of the top female golfers in western Kentucky, was one of them, but her score hasn’t been made available. The other is the Cougars’ number one player, Braden Engler. He shot a 77. Other scores that counted for LCHS were Tanner Robinson 83, Karson Rodgers 91 and Sam Britt 97.



Aug 28, 2022

Engler and Forbes qualify for 2A state golf tournament

Logan County Golf played in the Wildcat Shootout at Franklin Country Club Sunday. Two Logan golfers shot scores that qualified them to play in the Class 2A state tournament in Owensboro Sept. 12. Abby-Grace Forbes, who is one of the top female golfers in western Kentucky, was one of them, but her score hasn’t been made available. The other is the Cougars’ number one player, Braden Engler. He shot a 77. Other scores that counted for LCHS were Tanner Robinson 83, Karson Rodgers 91 and Sam Britt 97.



Aug 27, 2022

Ribbon cutting for Farmers Home Furniture Thursday

The Logan County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting for Farmers Home Furniture this Thursday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m. The store is located in the  northwest corner of Logan Place Shopping Center at 1124 West Ninth Street in Russellville.

 



Aug 27, 2022

Cougars earn running clock against 5A Christian County

The Logan County Cougars ran their record to 2-0 Friday with an impressive 49-6 win over visiting Christian County. For a while sophomore Kyla Bilyeu's extra point kick was the difference in a close 7-6 game, but her teammates gave her plenty more opportunities to add to her total. Coach Todd Adler's team led 34-6 midway through the third quarter and then started a running clock against the perennial Class 5A contender. The Cougars entertain Russellville in the Clash of the Cats next Friday.



Aug 26, 2022

Glasgow overpowering Panthers

Glasgow has proven to be too powerful for Russellville football tonight. The Scotties led 33-0 after a quarter and then scored the touchdown that started a running clock with 9:47 remaining in the second quarter. The score remains 40-0 at the half.



Aug 26, 2022

Work to be done on Clarksville Road

From the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:  U.S. 79 (from mile points 9.6 to 10.7) – A resurfacing project is expected to start on Sept. 1. This is known as the Clarksville Road. Motorists should expect lane closures and slower speeds through this section. Motorists should expect loose gravel during the first phase of the project with asphalt surface to follow.



Aug 25, 2022

Sidewalk Sale in downtown Russellville Friday

Several merchants are planning a sidewalk sale in and near the Russellville Square all day Friday. A list of participating stores along with two eateries can be found in the accompanying graphic.

 



Aug 24, 2022

Marching Panthers announce competition schedule

The Russellville Marching Panthers have eight competitive events on their agenda this fall, and the eighth could set them up for a ninth—a return to state. Director Trevor Cardwell calls his group the “Baddest Band in the Land.”  They start at Franklin-Simpson on Sept. 10, followed by their own Show of Bands at Rhea Stadium Sept. 17. On Sept. 24, they will be in two events—at Warren East in the morning and close to home at Logan County High School that evening.  Next is the Murray State Festival of Champions on Oct. 1, the Tobacco & Heritage Festival Parade in downtown Russellville Oct. 8, and at Grayson County High School Oct. 15. The Kentucky Music Association Regionals will be held at Warren East on Oct. 22.

 



Aug 24, 2022

Six Logan schools now have an SRO

From Madison Kirby, director of communications for Logan County Schools:Thank you to the Logan County Board of Education, Logan County Fiscal Court, and Logan County Sheriff's Office for working to provide our district with school resource officers on every campus! In accordance with HB63, we now have six out of seven SROs for Logan County Schools! They are Jim Ray, Lee McKinney, Tammy Britt, Barry Dill, Eric Evans, and Charles Swiney.

 



Aug 24, 2022

Lady Panthers get first-ever soccer win over Logan

Junior Crissy Higgins scored the match’s only goal and classmate Allyah Kennedy shut down the goal Tuesday as the Russellville Lady Panthers got their first-ever soccer win over visiting Logan County 1-0. LCHS was 10-0 against Russellville in the first four seasons of Lady Panther soccer and had Coach Barry McReynolds’ two-time defending district champions had outscored RHS 70-8. But Coach Eric Evans’ Lady Panthers had shown improvement last Sept. 27 by losing to Logan only 4-2. Kennedy turned away 10 Logan shots in that contest. Tuesday her teammates on defense kept Logan from getting shots, limiting them to four. Russellville is now 3-1 in the district and Logan 1-5. Both are 1-1 in the district.

 



Aug 24, 2022

Olmstead Preschool Open House set Thursday

An open house for families planning to be a part of Olmstead Preschool this year will be held Thursday at 5 p.m. This is for children who have attended RTI or are enrolled in preschool. Families should bring a birth certificate, immunization records, proof of residency and a school physical. This involves a planned presentation by school officials, not a come-and-go event.



Aug 23, 2022

Russellville Live to feature Fortunate Sons Friday

A concert featuring Fortunate Sons will be held Friday evening at The Loft on East Fourth Street in Russellville to raise money for Stuff The Bus in Russellville and Logan County. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the performance to begin at 7. Tickets are limited and advance purchase is required. To reserve tickets, contact event organizer Dana Bell and 270-791-3136.



Aug 21, 2022

Todd Central wins All A volleyball regional

Todd Central beat host Russellville 25-11, 25-8 to open play in the All A Volleyball Regional Tournament Saturday. The Lady Rebels then eliminated Glasgow 25-17, 25-15 before edging Clinton County, which championship for Todd Central, which is coached by former ultra-successful Logan County coach Steven Lyne. The had won the past three regionals, 26-24, 25-22 in an exciting championship match. It’s the first regional Lady Rebels’ season began with a 25-21, 10-25, 25-15, 25-19 loss to the Lady Cougars.



Aug 21, 2022

Todd Central wins All A volleyball regional

Todd Central beat host Russellville 25-11, 25-8 to open play in the All A Volleyball Regional Tournament Saturday. The Lady Rebels then eliminated Glasgow 25-17, 25-15 before edging Clinton County, which championship for Todd Central, which is coached by former ultra-successful Logan County coach Steven Lyne. The had won the past three regionals, 26-24, 25-22 in an exciting championship match. It’s the first regional Lady Rebels’ season began with a 25-21, 10-25, 25-15, 25-19 loss to the Lady Cougars.



Aug 20, 2022

Logan quarterback shoulder injury detailed

After throwing three touchdown passes and executing an impressive sack on defense, Logan County junior quarterback Davin Yates sat out the second half of the Cougars’ 26-16 win over Allen County-Scottsville Friday. His dad, Scott Yates, has revealed the injury was to his shoulder. The results of examination by a physical therapist revealed what appears to be good news, Dr. Yates wrote: “No structural damage is evident; they were happy with strength and range of motion. Officially a contusion, he received some treatments including dry needling, and he will be icing and stretching over the next couple of days.”

No timetable was announced for his return to action. His replacement at quarterback, sophomore Brady Hinton, engineered the clinching drive for the Cougars and was named Player of the 


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