February 2017 Articles
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Panthers draw Monroe in opposite regional bracket from BGH

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 25, 2017 11:03 PM



In what is expected to be the final tournament draw of his legendary high school coaching career, Phil Todd got the pairings he needed Saturday. It wasn’t as much who his Russellville Panthers drew, but even more important is who they didn’t draw. Not only did the Panthers not draw powe...

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Caleb Hardison signs to play for Lindsey Wilson

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 25, 2017 9:35 PM



Star lineman Caleb Hardisonof Russellville has signed t play football for Lindsey Wilson College. Hardison transferred to Russellville from Monroe County in 2014 and played the past two years at RHS.  He was selected to the All-SKY Conference teams both his junior and senior years and was sele...

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LCHS Athletic Director's report for week beginning Feb. 20

By Greg Howard, Athletic Director

Posted on February 23, 2017 10:16 AM



**Congratulations to Jessica Hines, Logan Williamson, Third Bell, and Kelby Epley for being named to the 13th District All-Tournament Team! They will be honored at their respective District Championship game.   **Congratulations go out again to our State Swimmers;&nbs...

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Logan County, Olmstead, Pearson, Knifley win regional archery titles

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 21, 2017 3:21 PM



The Regional NASP Archery Tournament took place Saturday at Logan County High School, and the home team made a great showing. The High School Archers won first place and are now ranked 18th going into the NASP State Championships. NASP State Archery will take place March 31 and April 1 at...

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50 Greatest Panthers of Russellville football named

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 18, 2017 11:02 PM



The 50 Greatest Panthers who have played for the Russellville football program over the 82 seasons since it began in 1935 have been named. At least those named are the 50 greatest according to a committee headed by Greg Owens, a 1973 graduate of Russellville High School who spends an extraordinary ...

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Todd named Coach of the Year but gets passed in Panther history by Pedro

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 18, 2017 12:15 AM



After making history this week, the Russellville duo of Phil Todd and Pedro Bradshaw have garnered additional honors. Tuesday in a game against the favorite to win the state championship—Bowling Green High, Bradshaw scored 23 points in a 93-74 loss. More significantly, he pulled down 13 rebou...

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WKU football seniors Lamp and Taylor invited to NFL Combine

Posted on February 15, 2017 10:47 PM



Former Hilltopper All-Americans and two-time Conference USA Champions Forrest Lamp and Taywan Taylor will represent WKU at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Feb. 28-March 6, the National Football League announced on Wednesday.   The official invita...

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Logan swim teams shine at region, 4 Cougars headed to state

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 14, 2017 10:58 PM



The progress of the Logan County swim teams continues. After qualifying two individuals for state last year, Coach Rachelle Wharton’s program qualified four Cougars in four different events for this year’s state event. The Cougars were consistent contenders at the regional swim meet hel...

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RHS' Head named regional Athletic Director of the Year

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 13, 2017 3:50 PM



Calvin Head, who is in his third year as athletic director of Russellville High School, has been named Athletic Director of the Year for the Fourth Region. Principal Kim McDaniel received the following email from Jonathan D. Vincent, the Warren East athletic director who is president of the Kentuck...

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LCHS Athletic Director's report for week beginning Feb. 13

By Greg Howard, Athletic Director

Posted on February 13, 2017 1:23 PM



1)      Congratulations to Logan County Middle School Tournament Champions, Auburn on winning both the boys and girls championship. Congratulations to all teams on a great season and for the great showing of fan support throughout the year. 2) ...

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RHS to celebrate Roger Dale Night & Senior Night Friday

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 13, 2017 12:24 PM



This Friday’s final regular season games at Russellville High School will feature two special events—the traditional Senior Night and a first, Roger Dale Night. It also could be an historic evening in Panther Basketball coaching.   Roger Dale Night is designed to honor long-time L...

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RHS swim team members place at region

By Kim McDaniel, RHS Principal

Posted on February 12, 2017 8:01 PM



Our Panther Swim team had an exciting weekend at the regional swim meet in Owensboro. Below is specific information from Coach Toni Hall: The Swim Team had a great second day at Regionals. The boys (Ben Slack, Cole Celsor, Dillon Porter and Lupe Ramirez) 200 Free Relay finished 10th and Personal Re...

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Lady Panthers triple their pleasure at Todd

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 10, 2017 9:37 PM



Russellville’s 56-42 win at Todd Central Friday featured triple good news for the Lady Panthers as the season nears an end. First, the district win secured the number three seed for the RHS girls in the upcoming district tournament. That means Coach Calvin Head’s team will not have to p...

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WKU teams featuring Tisdale and Arnold to be honored Saturday at Diddle

By Jim Turner

Posted on February 10, 2017 5:32 PM



WKU Hilltopper Basketball will welcome back two standout teams this weekend against Marshall as part of a 30-year anniversary celebration. As usual, there were Logan County Connections to both teams. The Hilltoppers will be joined by members of the 1985-86 and 1986-87 teams during Saturday’s ...

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Logan County Middle School Basketball Tournament brackets listed

Posted on February 8, 2017 11:57 AM



  (Top team in each bracket is considered the home team on the scoreboard and will white uniforms)           Girls Bracket               #1      Auburn ...

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Jordan Blick signs to play baseball for Campbellsville University

Posted on February 2, 2017 10:40 PM



Campbellsville University Assistant Baseball Coach Carter Sibley traveled to Russellville High School to meet with senior Jordan Blick and his many friends and family to mark the official signing for Blick to join the Campbellsville University Baseball Program next year.  Principal Kim McDani...

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