Cougars; Lady Cougars win


By Kelly Phillips - [email protected]



Lady Cougar Kennedy Nichols fights for control of the ball with Addie Hendley from the Lady Panthers last Friday.


Photos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Logan County player Kelby Epley tries to block a shot against Russellville last week. The Cougars picked up a win against Glasgow over the weekend.


Jessica Hines charges over a Russellville player in a recent game. The Lady Cougars beat Fort Campbell on Friday.


Nick Wooden takes a shot in a recent game at Logan County High School. The Cougars beat Glasgow on Saturday, 85-57.


Third Bell drives around Jaylyn McMurry during the final clash of the cats last Friday.


Both Logan County basketball teams picked up wins over the weekend. The Lady Cougars handled Fort Campbell with authority, winning 65-26. The Cougars beat Glasgow 85-57 on Saturday.

On Friday, The Cougars hosted the Hopkinsville Tigers (21-4.) The Tigers have three players who average over ten points per game. Jalen Johnson scores 17.2 per game, while Stephen Cager averages 16.2. Both have over 300 points on the year. The final on Friday was 77-38 in favor of the region 2-leading Tigers.

Logan County bounced back on Saturday at Glasgow. The Cougars (6-18) beat the Scotties 85-57. They are (1-5) in the district with no additional games against 13th district opponents in the regular season. Todd County is also (1-5) but will face Russellville on Friday. If the Panthers beat the Rebels, it will setup a first-round district game between the Cougars and Panthers in the tournament.

The girls had no trouble with visiting Fort Campbell on Friday. The Lady Cougars (9-18) won easily, by 39 points at Logan County High School.

On Saturday, Logan County traveled to Glasgow to face the (20-3) Lady Scotties. Glasgow is currently in second place in region 4. Eli Bartley from the Lady Scotties has over 300 points on the season and averages 16.7 per game. The Lady Cougars couldn’t hang with the powerful ladies from Glasgow. The final was 66-42.

Logan County will finish at (4-2) in the district. There are two games remaining in the regular season. The Lady Cougars will play South Warren at home on February 14th.

Lady Cougar Kennedy Nichols fights for control of the ball with Addie Hendley from the Lady Panthers last Friday.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_NDLclash-2.jpgLady Cougar Kennedy Nichols fights for control of the ball with Addie Hendley from the Lady Panthers last Friday.

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Photos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Logan County player Kelby Epley tries to block a shot against Russellville last week. The Cougars picked up a win against Glasgow over the weekend.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_NDLclash-9.jpgPhotos by Kelly Phillips | NDL Logan County player Kelby Epley tries to block a shot against Russellville last week. The Cougars picked up a win against Glasgow over the weekend.

Jessica Hines charges over a Russellville player in a recent game. The Lady Cougars beat Fort Campbell on Friday.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_ndllcg1.jpgJessica Hines charges over a Russellville player in a recent game. The Lady Cougars beat Fort Campbell on Friday.

Nick Wooden takes a shot in a recent game at Logan County High School. The Cougars beat Glasgow on Saturday, 85-57.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_ndllcb1.jpgNick Wooden takes a shot in a recent game at Logan County High School. The Cougars beat Glasgow on Saturday, 85-57.

Third Bell drives around Jaylyn McMurry during the final clash of the cats last Friday.
http://newsdemocratleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/web1_ndllcb2.jpgThird Bell drives around Jaylyn McMurry during the final clash of the cats last Friday.

By Kelly Phillips

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