May 2017 Articles


Beard and Wright lead Cougars to 13-0 shutout of Todd in district

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 22, 2017 10:01 PM

One day after their graduation, seniors D.J. Beard and Jack Wright led the Logan County Cougars to a 13-0 win over Todd Central in the opening game of the 13th District Baseball Tournament at Russellville’s Kelly Russell Field Monday. Beard, who has been a dependable and effective starting pi...

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Virginia graduate to play final basketball season at WKU

By Zach Greenwell

Posted on May 19, 2017 9:39 AM

WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Thursday the addition of graduate transfer Darius Thompson (6-4, Guard) to the Hilltopper program.   Thompson, a Murfreesboro, Tenn., native, brings years of experience – including three NCAA Tournament trips &ndas...

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Both RHS track teams finish third in region

Posted on May 18, 2017 11:47 PM

Both RHS track teams place third at region Both Russellville teams placed third among 11 schools in their Class A regional track meets Saturday at Green County High School. In the girls division, Owensboro Catholic scored 168 points, Hancock County 105, Russellville 67, Butler County 53 and Glasgo...

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By Jim Turner

Posted on May 17, 2017 1:32 PM

A pair of softball wins came by making hits count in the last few days for the Russellville Lady Panthers. Coach Calvin Head’s team blasted University Heights Academy 15-4 and held off Hopkins County Central 6-2. In both games, their hits and runs were almost equal. Against the Storm at RHS o...

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Savage transferring from APSU to WKU basketball

By Zack Greenwell

Posted on May 16, 2017 7:02 PM

WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Monday the addition of Austin Peay transfer Jared Savage (6-5, Guard/Forward) to the Hilltopper program. Savage, a Bowling Green native, will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2017-18 season per NCAA transfer...

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Justice hits pair of grand slams, Penick shuts out Purples, Rayno totals 10 bases

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 12, 2017 10:40 PM

The Logan County Cougars beat two highly respected 14th District baseball teams on consecutive days this week, but for the most part the victories were very different.   First came a 4-0 win over Bowling Green in an extra inning on Monday. Then on Tuesday, Coach Ethan Meguiar’s team out...

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Logan favored in both 13th District baseball and softball tournaments

By Jim Turner

Posted on May 11, 2017 10:44 PM

The seedings are exactly the same in both the 13th District softball and baseball tournaments. As a result, unfortunately, teams from a school will be forced to play at the same times, making fans choose between watching their boys or their girls team. In both tournaments, Logan County’s defe...

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By Penni Nugent

Posted on May 10, 2017 9:51 PM

RHS sending 19 archers to national tournament Educators are looking for ways to improve student motivation, attention, behavior, attendance, and focus. Teachers strive to achieve state and national educational standards regarding development of micro and macro motor ability and listening and o...

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Report on LCHS Athletics in week beginning May 8

By Greg Howard, Athletic Director

Posted on May 8, 2017 6:58 PM

Updates on a very busy week in Logan County High School Sports… Tennis – This is Regional Week as our boys play at Warren Central and our girls at Warren East starting today. Bass – We have two boats competing in the KHSAA State Bass Championships at Kentucky Lake Friday&nb...

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Lady Panther Youth Camp set June 5-8

Posted on May 3, 2017 11:16 AM

The Russellville Lady Panthers are offering a basketball camp for grades kindergarten through 6 at the middle school gym June 5-8. Girls from kindergarten through third grade will have their session from 9-10:15 a.m. while fourth through sixth graders will have their turn from 10:30-noon. Coach Ca...

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Coach Booth offering his first Panther basketball camp

Posted on May 2, 2017 11:37 AM

The Russellville High School Boys Basketball team will host a summer skills camp at Stevenson Elementary School from May 30-June 2 for grades K-8. The camp will begin each morning with grades K-4 lasting from 8-9:45 a.m.. Players in grades 5-8 will then take the floor from 10-11:45 each morning. ...

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