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Cougars Weather the Storm and Win 4-2 on Senior Night

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Tuesday night’s soccer match-up between the Logan County Cougars and Hopkins County Storm at LCHS was an example of soccer’s increase in popularity of late.On what was Senior Night, recognizing LCHS players graduating in the spring, the Cougars toughed out a 4-2 win.Cougars’ Coach, Eric Evans, described his team as “Up and down.” after a tough loss to Apollo the night before.The Storm struck first, less than two minutes into the game, taking a 1-0 lead. The Cougars caught a break just two minutes later when another Storm goal was nullified because of an Off-Sides call.

 

Cougars finish as district runners up

On Thursday night, the Logan County High School boys soccer team fell 8-0 to Franklin-Simpson in the championship game of the District 14 tournament.It was the third defeat at the season for the Cougars at the hands of the Wildcats.Logan County still advanced to the Fourth Region tournament, which got underway on Monday night. The Cougars were scheduled to play Barren County, the runners-up in District 15.Logan County had three players named to the all-distric...

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Panthers win big over Fulton City

The Russellville High School football team won on Homecoming, beat Fulton City 56-0 on Friday night at historic Rhea Stadium.The Panthers led 31-0 at halftime and cruised to the victory against their Class A, District 1 foe.Senior Tacorian Darden got the scoring started in the first half with the first of his two touchdowns. He scored from 17 yards out less than two minutes into the game. He then scored the second touchdown of the game - this time from 45 yards out. He s...

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Cougars moving on in district soccer

The Logan County High School boys’ soccer team advanced to the region tournament with a 4-1 win over Todd County Central on Tuesday in the first round of the District 13 Tournament at Franklin-Simpson.The Cougars got one goal apiece fromNoah Bray, Tanner Chapman, Andrew Gregory and Ashton Ross in the victory. Tahmir Graham and Gregory also had one assist apiece.Logan County came into the match having lost its final two regular season games and had been beaten by To...

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Lady Cougar volleyball wins three tourney matches

The Logan County High School volleyball team won three matches at the Jefferson County Invitational Volleyball Tournament last weekend.The Lady Cougars lost 2-0 (25-17, 25-22) to South Oldham and 2-0 (25-15, 25-19) on Friday before rebounding on Saturday to win all three of their matches.Logan County beat Fern Creek (25-10, 25-17) to notch its first victory. Chanler Steenbergen recorded six kills to lead the Lady Cougars.LCHS the beat Pikeville (25-16, 26-24) ...

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Overcoming the challenging situations found in fall bass fishing

You arrive at the Holcomb’s Landing Ramp just after dawn and look at the shoreline of Lake Cumberland. A line of damp rocks several inches thick rings the lake and the rip rap on the face of Wolf Creek Dam.Your heart sinks. They are releasing a lot of water quickly through the dam and into the Cumberland River below it. The first smallmouth bass trip of the fall may be a bust.“When they pull water through the dam, the falling water pulls the predator fish off...

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Panthers blow out Fulton County

The Russellville High School football team had no trouble getting back into the win column on Friday as the Panthers easily won its first Class A District 1 game of the season, beating Fulton County 45-0.RHS dropped its first game of the season last week at home to Franklin-Simpson, but had no trouble with the Pilots on Friday night as the Panthers scored all 45 of their points in the first half.Tacorian Darden scored on a 20-yard touchdown run and Desmon Quarles scored ...

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Muskellunge fishing heats up in fall

The angler’s whoop traveled fast and loud over the water from the back of Buck Creek on Cave Run Lake.Bringing a trophy muskellunge to the boat after a spirited fight uncorks raw emotions and provides a unique sense of satisfaction. In this instance, the 45-inch torpedo of a fish was a new personal best and the fourth muskellunge the angler had caught on this cool, calm, overcast Friday in mid-September.The fall muskellunge bite was turning on, and word traveled qu...

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Logan soccer teams notch victories

The Logan County High School girls’ soccer team is now 12-4 on the season after beating McLean County 3-1 on Saturday.The Lady Cougars got two goals from Emma Cartas and a third from Lauren Allen to pick up their 12th victory of the season. Logan Williamson had one assist in the win.Prior to that match, LCHS lost 3-1 to the top team in the Fourth Region, Bowling Green.The Lady Purples are 12-1-2 this year win the lone loss coming against Owensboro Cathol...

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Junior Pro Basketball registration

Russellville Junior Pro Basketball registration will be held this Thursday at Stevenson Elementary School.This fun basketball league is for all boys and girls in Russellville or Logan County in grades K-6. The signups will be held in the SES gym from 4-6 p.m.Parents who wish to sign up their children should enter through the gym doors around back when coming to register.“Our staff is working extremely hard to revamp and reorganize our Junior Pro basketba...

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Panthers fall to Franklin-Simpson at home

It was a tough Friday night for local football teams as Russellville High School suffered its first defeat of the season and Logan County also lost again to remain winless on the year.The Panthers fell 21-20 to Franklin-Simpson on Friday night at Rhea Stadium, as the school celebrated the 75th anniversary of Rhea Stadium with a special halftime recognition ceremony.It looked as if the Panthers would improve to 6-0 early on in the game as they took an early lead....

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Rhea Stadium to celebrate 75 years of action tonight

This season, the Russellville High School Panthers are celebrating 75 years at Historic Rhea Stadium. The art deco style sports venue was built by the Works Progress Administration (WPA), as part of the “New Deal” program. The cost of the stadium was $90,000 (in 1939 dollars), about two-thirds of which was labor costs paid to men who otherwise would have been without work during the Great Depression.

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