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The first meeting between the Panthers and Cougars is in the books for the 2021-2022 season. On Monday evening, the visiting Cougars fell to Russellville by a score of 62-44.

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Tuesday nightlife got a little bit back to normal as the Portland Lady Panthers came to town for a little basketball action against the Lady Cougars after a weekend of loss and devastation.

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The Logan County Cougar football program ended its season with a record of 10-4. The team’s spectacular performance earned the school’s first-ever trip to the state semi-finals pairing them with Boyle County, the defending state champions. Although the team fell short of the win needed to se…

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The last time that a team from Russellville, Ky. stepped onto a football field for a state championship game before last Friday was Nov. 30th, 1990. The big game was held at Cardinal Stadium in front of a reported 3,750 fans. The Panthers were tied with Bellevue at the half with seven points…

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The Logan County Cougars returned to play Tuesday night against the Glasgow Scotties. Having lost the majority of their scoring from last year and still missing some key components due to the success of the football team, the Cougars lost 62-33.

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Russellville Football Coach Mikie Benton says the game is only one facet of what sports are all about, and although competition is what drives a team to victory, it is the heart of the players that matter the most.

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The Russellville Panthers beat Bethlehem on Friday to earn a trip to the KHSAA Class 1A state championship game. The trip to the big game will be the first since 1990 for the Panthers.

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The 4th Region Volleyball tournament was held at Russellville High School this week. The Lady Cougars beat Russell County 3-0 in the opening round. Greenwood, Bowling Green, and Clinton County also advanced to the semi-final round after winning on opening night.

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Both the Cougars and Panthers beat opposing district teams on Friday. The wins clinched the top spot in each district. Logan County is now (4-0) in the 1st District of class 4A. Russellville is (2-0) in the 1st District of class 1A.

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Todd County hosted the 13th District volleyball tournament this week. Logan County and Todd County squared off in the championship game on Tuesday. The Lady Cougars survived a potent attack from the Lady Rebels, winning the championship 3-1.

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With both of our local teams playing excellent football this season, the 2021 Clash of the Cats has been circled on calendars across Logan County for some time.

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Both the Logan County and Russellville football teams will be back at home this evening. The Cougars (4-1) will welcome the Hopkins County Storm (4-1.) The Panthers (5-1) will play Fulton County (1-5) at Rhea Stadium.

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In the final regular season Clash of the Cats soccer match on Monday, the Russellville High School boys beat Logan County 10-0.

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The Russellville Panthers boys soccer team won the 4th Region All “A” District championship game on Saturday after defeating Glasgow 3-2.

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It’s homecoming night at Logan County High School. The big night features a big game. Two unbeaten teams will hit the field at 7 p.m. The Cougars (3-0) welcome the Greenwood Gators (4-0) under the Friday night lights.

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Week four is set to kick off tonight for local high school football. Logan County will finally get to play a home game, while Russellville hits the road after playing the first three weeks at home.

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The always much-anticipated Clash of the Cats football game has been canceled by COVID-19 for now. After a large number of athletes were placed on the COVID-19 quarantine list this week, the decision was made to push the game back to a date in October.

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With all of the local sports teams trying to piece together another season while dealing with COVID-19 canceled events, the Logan County Lady Cougars have started strong in 2021. The ladies are currently (4-1-1) early in the season. Three of those wins were shutouts.

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There’s a shortage of high school officials in almost every sport. In some communities the shortage is critical and high school games are being either postponed or canceled.

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On Friday, July 30, 2021, the Logan County High School boy’s golf team played in the 2021 Spartan Clash at Rolling Hills Golf Course. The boys had a strong showing finishing in a tie for fourth place. The boy’s scores were as follows: sophomore Braydon Bond (75), sophomore Braden Engler (78)…

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Russellville High School’s Macaria Hines signed her letter of intent to play collegiate basketball at Missouri Central Christian College. Macaria is not just a great athlete but a fine Christian young lady. She has an outstanding work ethic and a great attitude. We’re proud to call her a Pan…

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2021 was successful for both the Lady Panthers and Lady Cougars. Logan County finished with an overall record of (19-15,) and Russellville posted a (21-17) record. Both teams went to the 4th Region tournament at WKU. Logan County advanced to the second round after beating Allen County in an …

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On Tuesday, the Greenwood Gators visited Logan County High School for a late-season game. The Gators (20-13) defeated the Cougars (18-12) 4-1 the first time the two teams met on May 17th. On Tuesday, the Cougars won 14-4.

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The All A Classic state tournament was held this weekend in Owensboro. The 4th Region champion Russellville Lady Panthers won two games on Saturday and an early morning game on Sunday. Bethlehem was the team who was able to knock Russellville out of the tournament after the fourth game.

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Tonight, the Clash of the Cats is scheduled to take place on Russellville’s softball and baseball fields for the first time in almost two years. Both first pitches will be tossed at 5:30 pm.

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The Clash of the Cats was played at Logan County High School on Friday. Russellville swept both games for the second time this season. The Panthers won 53-42. The Lady Panthers squeaked out a 32-31 victory.

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On Monday, Logan County hosted Daviess County as the Lady Cougars looked to extend a two-game winning streak. The visitors had different plans. The Daviess County Lady Panthers won 51-35.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats came to town on Friday night for a district doubleheader against a depleted Panther squad. The Lady Panthers were missing A’miyah Collier who averages 14.2 points per game. The Panthers were short two starting Seniors. The boys fell 72-54 after the Lady Panthers…

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Friday night was district night for the Lady Cougars and Lady Panthers. Logan County played at Franklin-Simpson. Russellville played at Todd County. The boys were not able to play due to the quarantine. Both teams lost on the road in district matchups.

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The pesky pandemic known as COVID-19 has claimed yet another round of games for Russellville and Logan County. The Panthers and Cougars boys teams are both in quarantine for tonight in what was originally supposed to be district match ups for both schools.

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Early in the year 2017, Logan County hosted the Russellville Panthers. Russellville won the game 82-78. Nobody in the gym on January 30, 2017 could have imagined that it would be one day shy of four years before the Panthers would beat the Cougars on the hardwood again. On Friday night, Russ…

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The Clash of the Cats is set for tonight at Russellville High School. The much anticipated tradition of our two local schools meeting on the court will look vastly different this year due to COVID-19. No general admission tickets will be on sale for the game. There will only be a limited num…

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Logan County finally got the 2021 season rolling with a home-opening doubleheader against Allen County on Tuesday. The Patriots won both games by small margins. The girls fell 42-39, while the boys suffered a 43-42 setback.

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The high school basketball season finally got moving last week after a delay this year. Russellville hit the road to open the season at Caverna on January 5th. Both the Panthers and Lady panthers picked up a win to open 2021.

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The 2020 football season was quite a bit different for everyone. The season start date was pushed back to September 11th this year. In 2019, the opening game was played on August 23rd.