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Hendricks and Jones lead Logan runners in East event

By Jim Turner

Posted on August 31, 2017 10:52 PM



John Hendricks finished an impressive 11th to lead Logan County in the Raider Twilight run at Ephram White Park in Bowling Green, sponsored by Warren East Cross Country. Coach Joe Dan Laster’s team also got top 40 finishes from Cougars Gage Cousineau and Conner Dill. The field was tough. Luk...

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WKU men's basketball announces schedule for highly anticipated season

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on August 29, 2017 10:13 PM



Nine home games and at least five contests against 20-win programs from a year ago highlight the Western Kentucky men’s basketball team’s 2017-18 nonconference schedule, as announced Tuesday by head coach Rick Stansbury. The Hilltoppers will play seven regular-season home games and two ...

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Russellville Middle football defeats Logan

Posted on August 29, 2017 9:05 PM



From Russellville Middle School football coach Pete Ries: The Russellville Middle School football team continued its strong start to the 2017 season with a 30-0 dismantling of their crosstown rival Logan County Cougars.   The game opened up with a strong drive from Logan County that ended in a...

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Panthers hope to end skid tonight against visiting Falcons

By Jim Turner

Posted on August 25, 2017 11:48 AM



An old rival comes to Rhea Stadium tonight, as the Russellville Panthers try to avoid a rare three-game losing streak. The Fort Campbell Falcons will be at Ken Barrett Field for a game that was originally scheduled as part of a bowl game at Trigg County. Russellville lost its season opener for th...

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Griffin Joiner named assistant coach at Pittsburgh

Posted on August 24, 2017 4:10 PM



University of Pittsburgh head softball coach Holly Aprile finalized her coaching staff for the 2018 season with the additions of assistant coach Griffin Joiner, as well as volunteer assistant Matthew Alberghini. Joiner is the granddaughter of Lewisburg natives Glenn Smith and Di...

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Ryan Davenport officially named RHS softball coach

By Kyle Yates, Athletic Director

Posted on August 22, 2017 7:15 AM



Russellville High School is proud to announce the hiring of Ryan Davenport as the new Head Softball Coach. Coach Davenport takes over the reins of the High School Lady Panther Softball program with a rich and deep set of ties to the Russellville/Logan Co. community. A 1999 graduate of Russellville...

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Logan announces volleyball, softball and cross country schedules

Posted on August 12, 2017 4:48 PM



2017 Logan County Volleyball Schedule Date Opponent H/A Teams(s) Time 8/8/2017 South Warren (Scrimmage) H F/JV/V 5:30 PM 8/10/2017 Warren East/BG/Hopkinsville H V 5:30 PM 8/17/2017 South Warr...

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New look Toppers win opener in Costa Rica

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on August 9, 2017 8:29 AM



The WKU Hilltopper Basketball team used a fourth-quarter surge Tuesday to power past Laurentian University for a 104-98 victory in the team’s first exhibition game in Costa Rica. The Hilltoppers – playing by international FIBA rules – trailed by five at halftime and were...

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Regional runner-up baseball Cougars honored

Posted on August 8, 2017 10:18 PM



The Logan County baseball Cougars had to wait until school started to wrap up the awards after everyone came home because of school starting. The awards dinner was held at New Friendship Baptist Church with the meal provided by the team’s booster club and parents.   The team put together...

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Shannon Booth joins her husband as RHS head basketball coaches

Posted on August 7, 2017 11:26 PM



Russellville High School has announced the hiring of Shannon Booth and the new Head Girls Basketball Coach. Coach Booth takes over the reins of the Lady Panther program with an extensive and tradition-rich history of girls basketball experience. Most recently, she’s worked as an assistant coa...

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Russellville swimmer makes waves at state

Posted on August 4, 2017 4:46 PM



Ben Slack placed in the top five in two events at the Kentucky 13 & over Long Course State Championships, held July 27-30 in Elizabethtown.    Slack placed 4th in the men’s 200 meter butterfly final with a time of 2:22.04.  He placed 5th in the 100 meter butterfly with a ti...

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