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Fall sports teams get going

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The fall high school sports season got under way this week with several local teams having a great start to the season.LCHS girls soccer wins bigThe Logan County High School girls soccer team won its season opener on Tuesday 9-1 over visiting Warren Central.The Lady Cougars got four goals from Breanna Baptiste and three more from Emma Cartas. Lauren Allen and Brittney Barton also scored a goal apiece.In addition to her hat trick, Cartas also recorded a pair of assists. Logan Williamson, Hanna Shelton, Allen and Barton also had one assist each.

 

Panthers ready to get season started

The Russellville High School football team wrapped up its preseason program last week with its annual scrimmage against Glasgow at Rhea Stadium.The Panthers will now spend this week getting ready for the kickoff the regular season and the first real opponent - Trigg County. Last year Russellville opened the season with a 41-21 win over Trigg County on the way to a successful 10-3 season and will be hoping for a similar start to the season this year.Kickoff is scheduled f...

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The Russellville Panthers will have their first scrimmage this week to kick off their season. On Thursday, the Panthers will scrimmage with the Glasgow Scotties at home.Last year, the Panthers had a very successful season almost going undefeated. They ended the season going 10-3 and making it to the third round of the Class 1A championship.The Panthers took a big hit last year after losing 11 seniors off the team, including quarterback Barrett Croslin. The team is slowly...

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Cougars welcome new coach

The Logan County Cougar football team are gearing up for their upcoming season. The Cougars had a tough season last year, going 0-10, but they have welcomed a new coach to hopefully turn their luck around. Steve Duncan has been working with the team this summer to prepare them for their season.“It has been hot but I like the heat because it helps the team get in better shape. The team is working very hard and that’s key. They are really good young men and we have great ...

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Panthers volleyball ready for season

Practice has begun for the Russellville High School Lady Panther volleyball team to prepare for their upcoming season. The team“We been working on controlling the ball and digging off the net. That is something that we have been lacking in the past. We have a young team and they have been working hard,” said head coach Deborah Elliott. “The girls are excited and they are ready to start the season”Last year the team lost four seniors who had a big ...

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LCHS volleyball players work hard over summer months

The 2013 Regional Champion Logan County Lady Cougars volleyball team certainly hasn’t rested on its laurels in the off season. A number of girls have been working hard in the off season to keep the wins coming in 2014. The girls have traveled to Owensboro, Bowling Green and Hopkinsville to continue their State tournament run season during club season. Girls played for club teams like AVA in Owensboro, BRAVO in Bowling Green and VAPR in Hopkinsville. These programs take the best girls fr...

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Fishing options for the dog days

The dog days of summer settled over Kentucky in the last week, bringing the hottest temperatures of the year. The summer heat in July and August make fishing reservoirs a tough prospect.Even bluegill get grumpy in the larger lakes at this time of year, much less largemouth bass.“We are getting to the time of year of the maximum production for baitfish, such as shad, in our reservoirs,” said Ryan Oster, fisheries program coordinator for the Kentucky Department...

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Lady Cougars striving for success

The Logan County Lady Cougar volleyball team has been hitting up the court this summer to prepare for the upcoming season. The Lady Cougars had a very successful season last year, and they are hopeful that they will have another season like it.Last year, the Lady Cougars beat the Franklin-Simpson Lady Wildcats in the 13th district championship game to win the district tournament. They went on to beat Bowling Green 3-2 in the semi-final game and then beat South Warren 3-2 to win the...

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Practice safety at the shooting range

The cooler temperatures and lower humidity that spread across Kentucky recently made it feel more like early fall than the dog days of summer.Fall hunting season seems closer with a crispness in the air in mid-July. And in reality, it isn’t far off. Early fall squirrel season in Kentucky opens in less than a month.Spending time at the shooting range now not only is fun but it’s also a surefire way to ensure you’ll be ready when it counts this fall.

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Lady Cougars setting big goals

The Logan County Lady Cougar soccer team has been working hard to get ready for the upcoming season. The Lady Cougars went to camp this summer and are expecting to have a great season.“Practice has been going very well so far. We have had a better start than we did last season. They are hungry and ready for the season to begin,” said head coach Dan Duncan. “We have a lot of new players this year that are inexperienced but we still have a lot of talent.”...

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