The 2008-09 Hawks and Lady Hawks will kickoff the upcoming basketball season Friday with a Blue/White Night at LaRue County High School gym.
A chili supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by the Blue/White activities in the gym.
Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball programs will introduce their middle school teams as well as the freshmen through varsity squads. The boys’ varsity team will have an intrasquad scrimmage.
The LCHS cheerleading squad also will be introduced and will perform its competition routine.
Other activities include Fans in the Stands competition such as the Great Balloon Bust, Two Ball Competition and 3 point contest.
“We just want to kickoff the season by spotlighting our student-athletes to the community,” boys’ basketball Coach Paul Childress said. “The kids have been working hard getting ready for the season and we want to try and generate some excitement about the upcoming basketball season. It’s that time of year again for Kentucky basketball. We want to encourage everyone in the community to come out Friday night, get a bowl of chili, and come support our hard working players.”
The Lady Hawks will begin its season Dec. 2 at Nelson County High School. The Hawks open play Dec. 6 against Harrison County in the Campbellsville Tip-Off Classic.