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Logan County & Lady Panther basketball seasons start tomorrow

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 27, 2016 3:16 PM



The local high school football season ended locally Friday. The high school basketball season opens Monday. Both Logan County varsity and junior varsity teams play their first games that count Monday night. The Cougars will entertain Warren East while the Lady Cougars go to Edmonson County. The jay...

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Toppers can clinch C-USA East title, home field for championship game at Marshall tonight

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 26, 2016 4:24 PM



At 6 p.m. today, the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers will play at Marshall University with two big prizes at stake. If they win, they will clinch first place in Conference USA’s East Division and home field advantage in the conference championship game. It’s still possible that ...

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Hugh McReynolds to receive national award in December

By Phil Rison

Posted on November 25, 2016 5:20 PM



Ten individuals who have made outstanding contributions to interscholastic athletics have been named recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Service Awards given by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA). Among them is Lewisburg native Hugh McReynolds, the long-t...

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State semifinalists sport similar season statistics

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 25, 2016 9:35 AM



The Beechwood team which the Russellville Panthers play Friday night in the Class 1A state semifinals has a record very similar to Russellville’s. Coach Noel Rash’s Tigers and Coach John Myers’ Panthers are both 12-1 overall, 6-0 in their region and 3-0 in their districts. Beechw...

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Lady Toppers win CUSA v-ball title, improve to 30-2

By Jessica Liefheit

Posted on November 21, 2016 12:02 AM



Conference USA Tournament MVP Rachel Anderson led the charge for the WKU volleyball squad with a career high 31 kills in the five-set C-USA Championship match. After WKU took a two-set lead, Rice fired back and forced a fifth set, but the Lady Toppers weathered the storm to secure their third-consec...

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RHS Principal's report for Nov. 20

By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on November 20, 2016 8:30 PM



Congratulations once again to Coach John Myers, his staff and our players on bringing home another regional championship! The Panthers will travel to Beechwood (Ft. Mitchell) this coming Friday to play in the state semifinals. Below is information from Coach Calvin Head about travel arrangements: T...

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Panthers favored at Bethlehem tonight in their fourth straight regional final

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 18, 2016 5:53 AM



Statistics and scores favor the Russellville Panthers considerably as they head to Beechwood tonight for a rematch of last year’s regional championship game in Class 1A’s Region I. The Panthers lead all Kentucky Class 1A teams in both scoring and scoring defense. Coach John Myers’...

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WKU basketball signs 7-0, 5-star recruit Robinson

By Zack Greenwell

Posted on November 16, 2016 11:01 AM



Adding to a nationally elite signing class, WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Tuesday the signing of five-star prospect Mitchell Robinson (7-0, Center) to a national letter of intent in the 2017 recruiting class. Robinson, out of Chalmette (La.) High School, i...

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Stansbury signs highest ranked WKU recruit ever

By Zack Greenwell

Posted on November 14, 2016 11:34 PM



Making it two backcourt signees for his program, WKU men’s basketball head coach Rick Stansbury announced Monday the signing of four-star prospect Josh Anderson (6-4, Guard) to a national letter of intent in the 2017 recruiting class. Anderson, out of Madison Prep Academy in Baton R...

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Coach Laster comments on Cougar cross country success

By Coach Joe Dan Laster

Posted on November 14, 2016 10:23 PM



Joe Dan Laster, a former standout cross country performer for the Logan County Cougars is now in his second year as LCHS cross country coach. His boys and girls teams both had excellent seasons, with the boys finishing second in their Class 3A region and 12th in the state. These were his comments af...

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Belmont announces signing of Cougar catcher Campbell

Posted on November 14, 2016 2:49 PM



Logan County baseball catcher Jackson Campbell officially signed Thursday to play NCAA Division I baseball at Belmont University in Nashville. The following is a release from the school: Belmont Baseball Head Coach Dave Jarvis and the Baseball staff are pleased to announce the signing of Jackson Ca...

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LCHS Blue-White Night planned Friday

Posted on November 13, 2016 2:35 PM



Logan County High School will hold the Blue and White Night this Friday, Nov. 18. Those who attend will meet the band, basketball players and coaches, and the cheerleaders. 5:40 p.m.                 Band Performance 5...

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Toppers to open season, Stansbury Era Saturday

By Zack Greenwell

Posted on November 11, 2016 9:42 PM



WKU Hilltopper Basketball officially tips off the 2016-17 season at 7 p.m. CT Saturday with the regular season opener against Alabama State at E.A. Diddle Arena.   The Hilltoppers, entering their first year under new coach Rick Stansbury, notched victories over Campbellsville a...

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Speaking of Sports finds 2016 a great year for Logan County athletics

By Jim Turner

Posted on November 9, 2016 9:32 PM



Speaking of Sports finds Logan teams dominating 13th District in 2016 The calendar year 2016 will go down as one of the most successful ever in Logan County High School sports history. The championship trophies have piled up in record numbers, and the honors continue to pour in. Casual sports obse...

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Panthers win, to host Campbellsville Friday

By Kim McDaniel, Principal

Posted on November 6, 2016 10:48 PM



Congratulations to Coach John Myers, his staff and our RHS Football team on picking up yet another Class 1A District 1 Championship on Friday night with an impressive win over Caverna. Round 2 of the playoffs will continue this Friday night with the Panthers hosting Campbellsville High School. Good ...

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