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Franklin has much on the line in battle with Russellville tonight

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 30, 2015 8:57 PM



Tonight the Russellville Panthers are playing for pride and for continuity. There’s always pride involved in trying to beat your oldest rival. Continuity comes from keeping on winning heading into the playoffs. For Franklin-Simpson, the game has infinitely more meaning. Coach Doug Preston&rsq...

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A win tonight would lead to biggest celebration for Cougars seniors

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 30, 2015 12:23 PM



Seven seniors who have struggled, suffered and yet persevered will be honored tonight as part of the season-ending football game at Logan County High School. The greatest celebration would come if they can get a win in their final game as Cougars. Coach Steve Duncan’s team will face one of th...

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RHS announces September Athletes of Month

By Penni Nugent

Posted on October 25, 2015 4:19 PM



Russellville Junior/Senior High School has announced Gerald Printing September Athletes of the Month (Sponsored by Shane Hayes and Gerald Printing). RMS:  Male - Jonathan Zamarippa. “Jonathan is one of the more experienced players on a very young team and gives us a very stable...

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Panthers to play most vital game of regular season tonight

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 23, 2015 2:20 PM



While the Russellville Panthers’ fans put area importance on winning games with Franklin-Simpson and Logan County and while the loss to Murray was disturbing, unquestionably the most important game of the regular season for Coach John Myers’ team comes Friday at Crittenden County. With ...

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Logan Middle Softball finishes third in state

By Dedra and Todd Adler

Posted on October 22, 2015 3:54 PM



“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, and others make it happen,” and that’s just what the LCMS Lady Cougar Softball team did….make it happen! As the team came off a regular season that ended with a record of 28-6, they continued their journey with a tri...

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Lady Cougar Volleyball wins major tournament, prepares for district

By Kimberly White Cron

Posted on October 19, 2015 12:08 AM



On Friday and Saturday, the Logan County High School Volleyball team competed in the Toyota of Hopkinsville “Western Kentucky Smackdown” Tournament. With 16 teams across the western part of Kentucky competing, the Lady Cougars brought home the championship by winning the Gold Division.&n...

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Logan 8th graders beat F-S in playoffs, head to E'town

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 16, 2015 9:51 PM



Their first three games of the season gave very little indication of what was in store for the Logan County Middle School Eighth Grade Cougars. Yet Saturday—seven straight wins later, Coach Todd Adler’s team will head north to face T.K. Stone in the second round of the Kentucky Middle S...

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Crittenden Drive Outdoors Ministry to host Wild Game Supper

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 15, 2015 9:56 PM



The annual Wild Game Supper will be hosted by the Crittenden Drive Outdoors Ministry in the Fellowship Room of Crittenden Drive Church of Christ on Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 5 p.m. The menu will consist of white-tailed deer, elk, mule deer, antelope, fish, dove and other wild game. The featu...

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Logan finishes a strong third in Cougar Run

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 15, 2015 8:49 PM



While playing host to a big event on their home cross country track, the Logan County Cougars finished third in boys varsity 5K race Oct. 3. Four Cougars finished close to each other in the top third of the runners. Junior Thomas Lyne, the team’s most experienced runner, led by way by finishi...

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Hatchett's Toppers place 4th in Kenny Perry Invitational

Posted on October 14, 2015 11:50 PM



The Western Kentucky University Hilltopper men's golf team fired the second-lowest team score of the final round with a 306 and claimed fourth place as the host of the WKU Kenny Perry Invitational at The Club at Olde Stone on Tuesday afternoon. WKU finished the tournament at 37-over 901 (302-293-30...

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RHS state champs of 1990 to be honored during state finals

Posted on October 7, 2015 9:28 PM



The 1990 Russellville High football team will be honored during halftime of the Class 1A state championship game on Friday, Dec. 4, on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Joe Angolia of Kentucky High School Athletic Association Commissioner Julian Tackett’s office says, “As it do...

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Doughty piles up national honors as MTSU visit looms

By Kyle Neaves

Posted on October 6, 2015 9:35 PM



For the second consecutive week, WKU quarterback Brandon Doughty earned multiple weekly honors for his outstanding performance as he was named a Manning Star of the Week and a Davey O’Brien Performer of the Week on Monday. This marks the second game in-a-row that Doughty has been honored...

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Undefeated 1950 RHS team became Golden Panthers

By Jim Turner

Posted on October 2, 2015 7:07 PM



One of the greatest teams in Russellville football history—the undefeated 1950 squad—is to be honored at halftime of the Panthers’ district game against Fulton County at Rhea Stadium. A team with only 23 players, just 14 of whom they counted on in clutch situations, defeated every...

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Stratton named Murray State News Athlete of the Week

Posted on October 1, 2015 12:43 PM



The honors continue for Landon Stratton, a redshirt freshman at Murray State University who graduated in 2014 from Logan County High School, where he exceled at soccer and basketball before joining the football team as the placekicker. He is now the starting punter for the Racers. After being named...

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