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High School Sports

  • SCORES AND SCHEDULES 2-26

    Scores

    Boys’ Basketball

    Monday

    19th District tournament

    at Thomas Nelson

    Washington Co. 53, Thomas Nelson 31

     

    Thursday

    19th District tournament

    at Thomas Nelson

    Bardstown 79, Washington Co. 51

    Nelson Co. 72, Bethlehem 43

     

    Girls’ Basketball

    Monday

    19th District tournament

    at Thomas Nelson

  • SPORTS BRIEFS 2-26

    NC’s Hutchins tries for two medals at state swim meet

    Nelson County’s Will Hutchins will make his bid for a pair of medals at the KHSAA State Swimming Championships, which get underway at 10 a.m. today at the Ralph Wright Natatorium at the University of Louisville.

    Hutchins qualified for state for the second year in a row after recording back-to-back region championships in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke.

  • GIRLS' 19th DISTRICT SEMIFINALS: Cards have all the answers in dominating win

    With an unwavering offensive and defensive attack, top-seeded Nelson County thrashed Bethlehem on Wednesday in the girls’ 19th District semifinals at Thomas Nelson, steamrolling to an 82-30 victory.

    “The kids were ready to play,” Cardinals coach Kelly Wood said. “We had some time off to prepare, (and) we were really intense and focused tonight.”

  • GIRLS' 19th DISTRICT SEMIFINALS: Tigers triumph over TNHS

    Bardstown sophomore center Destanie Love was a terror in the low post Wednesday, notching 11 of her 14 points in the second half, as the No. 3-seeded Tigers advanced to Saturday’s girls’ 19th District championship by ending Thomas Nelson’s best-ever season 56-39 in the semifinals.

    “We came out strong as we had something to prove,” Love said. “We played our game. We did have a couple of scoring droughts, but mainly we played well and got to the basket when we needed it.”

  • GIRLS' 19th DISTRICT SEMIFINALS: Tigers, Cards advance to Friday's finals

    Bardstown jumped on top of host Thomas Nelson early on, building a 10-2 lead to open the game and never looking back in a 56-39 decision in Wednesday’s girls’ 19th District semifinals.

  • GIRLS' 19th DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Banshees score decisive win over WC

    Bethlehem scorched the nets in the second quarter, taking control behind a 15-5 surge and never looked back on Monday in the girls’ 19th District tournament first round at Thomas Nelson, toppling Washington County 53-27.

    “Our girls are starting to shoot the ball really well,” Bethlehem coach Chris Taylor said. “They have really showed some poise the last three or four games, and I am really proud of them for that.”

  • BOYS' 19th DISTRICT BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Commanders stop Generals in 2nd half

    The horn sounded for the final time of the season on Monday for Thomas Nelson as Washington County blew past the host Generals 53-31 in the opening session of the boys’ 19th District basketball tournament.

    “I am still really proud of my team,” Generals coach Brandon Johnson said. “Their character is tremendous. The adversity these kids endured this season was unreal, but they gave it their all — the entire year.”

  • SCORES AND SCHEDULES 2-25

    Scores

    Boys’ Basketball

    Monday

    19th District tournament

    at Thomas Nelson

    Washington Co. 53, Thomas Nelson 31

     

    Girls’ Basketball

    Monday

    19th District tournament

    at Thomas Nelson

  • SOFTBALL: NC’s Parsons signs with Lindsey Wilson

    Playing for a championship is a goal for athletes at every level, from the smallest of Pee Wee Leagues to the professionals who make millions of dollars.

    Nelson County softball player Bailey Parsons took a big step towards reaching that milestone when she signed Thursday to play college softball at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: North Hardin too much for Bardstown

    With losses in three of their four previous games, Bardstown coach Amber Courtney was hoping her team would get back on track heading into district play when they hosted North Hardin Friday night.

    And despite falling to the Trojans 66-59, she thinks her team is ready to face Thomas Nelson Wednesday night in 19th District play.