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Panthers smash Cougars in ‘Clash’

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The Russellville High School football team stayed perfect on the season with a resounding victory in the annual “Clash of the Cats” rivalry on Friday night.The Panthers (4-0) traveled to Cougar Stadium over the weekend and walked out with an easy 55-12 victory. For Logan County, the Cougars are now 0-4 and all four losses have had a running clock.Logan County took the opening kickoff in the game, but was unable to get anything going. Russellville found paydirt on its first drive of the game, however, as Josh Bigbee ran for an eight-yard touchdown to put the Panthers out in front.Sophomore Jaylyn McMurry, getting his first-ever start at quarterback, ran in the two-point conversion to give RHS an early 8-0 lead.


LCHS volleyball still perfect in district

The Logan County High School volleyball team split a pair of matches against its two biggest rivals this week.The Lady Cougars slammed Russellville on Monday 2-0 (25-9, 25-1) before dropping a tough one at home on Tuesday against Greenwood.LCHS improved to 6-0 in the district with the win over the Lady Panthers. Junior Chanler Steenbergen led the Lady Cougars with 10 kills in the match. No other Logan County player had more than five. Sophomore Amber Carroll served up 10...

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Logan football looking for first win

The Logan County High School football team opens district play this week at home against Greenwood, while Russellville travels west to take on Todd Central.The Cougars will host the Gators tonight at 7 p.m. in a Class 5A, District 2 contest.LCHS has lost all four of its games so far this season, giving up an average of just over 50 points per game while facing the running clock mercy rule in each contest. After being shut out in the first two games of the season, Logan C...

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New teal-only season gives waterfowlers additional opportunity

Kentucky waterfowl hunters now have additional days in September to pursue teal.A teal-only season that is new for 2014 runs from Sept. 22 through Sept. 25. A combined wood duck and teal season opens Sept. 17 and closes Sept. 21.Hunters may harvest up to six teal a day during the experimental teal-only season.

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Archery deer, wild turkey seasons now under way

The days are growing shorter and cooler temperatures are starting to show up in extended forecasts.The transition to fall is underway.For Kentucky hunters, it started weeks ago with the opening of early fall squirrel season. Labor Day ushered in the start of dove season, and the onrush of hunting opportunities continues this weekend.Archery deer and wild turkey seasons have now opened statewide and run through Jan. 19, 2015.The past two deer seasons...

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Cougars run in Muhlenberg meet

The Logan County High School cross country team competed on Saturday at the Mustang Stampede held at Muhlenberg County East campus.“Our kids are improving every day, and as a coach that’s very exciting,” said LCHS coach Greg Howard. “Our kids have embraced what it takes to excel at running and the small things that will make them better.”The day started out with Ashtyn Cole (14:10.19) finishing 21st out of 114 runners in the girls elementary...

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Lady Cougar soccer on seven-game win streak

The Logan County High School girls’ soccer team is on a tear.The Lady Cougars have won seven matches in a row heading into Thursday night’s scheduled contest against Monroe County.And LCHS hasn’t just been winning these games - the Lady Cougars have been dominating. During the stretch, they have outscored their opponents 48-4 and now have the third highest scoring average in the state with 5.7 goals per game.

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Panthers pull away from Butler County

The Russellville High School football team improved to 3-0 on the year with an easy win over rival Butler County while Logan County still continued to struggle with a loss at Franklin-Simpson.The Panthers struggled to score against a stout Bears defense early in the game, but eventually started rolling on offense and cruised to a 35-6 victory at Rhea Stadium on Friday night.Neither team managed to find the end zone in the first quarter as the score was knotted at 0-0 goi...

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Explore the nearby West Fork of Drakes Creek

Study of the Kentucky border in Simpson County reveals a funny-looking half triangle just south of Franklin.A surveying party in the fall of 1780 used a marked beech tree along the West Fork of Drakes Creek as a point of reference, but wandered decidedly off course to the south.Dr. Thomas Walker, commissioned to draw the boundary between the far western sections of North Carolina and Virginia before the creation of Kentucky and Tennessee, discovered the error. The survey...

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Panthers hold on to beat Fort Campbell

The Russellville and Logan County high school football teams both played on the road last week with the Panthers pulling out a win while Logan County lost for the second time this season.Russellville played at Fort Campbell and held on to be the Falcons 29-27 in a hard-fought contest.Neither team managed to find the end zone in the first quarter, but Russellville broke through first in the second as junior Josh Bigbee scored on a 6-yard run. The Panthers went up 8-0 as t...

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Logan volleyball picks up district win

The Logan County High School volleyball team improved to 2-0 in District 13 this week with a 3-0 (25-15, 25-8, 25-7) win at Todd County Central on Tuesday.The Cougars are now 2-1 on the season overall after falling at home late last week to South Warren.Against Todd Central, LCHS was led by juniors Chanler Steenbergen and Brianna Wooden, who combined for over half of the team’s 33 kills. Steenbergen had a game-high nine kills, while Wooden added eight to go along w...

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Panthers, Cougars get the football season started

The high school football season started with a bang Friday night as both the Russellville and Logan County teams were in action.The Panthers opened the season with a 36-20 win over Trigg County at Rhea Stadium, while the Cougars fell 41-0 to visiting Butler County.

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