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By The Staff

Jerry Rucker Memorial race

The seventh annual Jerry Rucker Memorial event will take place at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown May 29. The 30-lap event is presented in memory of Rucker, a second-generation racer from Hodgenville who competed at Bluegrass Speedway before his untimely death in 2003. The event is held to honor his memory and raise money for a college scholarship fund for his children. For more information about the 2010 racing season, visit www.bluegrass-speedway.com.

Future Hawks Basketball

The Future Hawks Summer Basketball Camp will be June 1-4 at LaRue County High School gym. The camp will be offered to boys in grades 1-8 as of August. Cost is $40 with $5 discount for additional siblings. Camp fee includes T-shirt, fundamental instruction, skill competitions, and awards. Session one, 9-11 a.m., is for grades 1-4. Session two, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., is for grades 5-8. Registration forms were passed out at local schools or you can pick one up at ALES, HES or LCMS. Mail forms or register on the first day of camp. For more information, contact Coach Childress at 734-0722.

Cornhole for Crusade

Cornhole for Crusade for Children will be June 5 at Bonnieville games parking lot. Signup at 10 a.m., play begins at noon. $20 per team, 50 percent payback. For more information and directions, call 270-531-1515 or 369-6292.

Volleyball skills clinic

Lady Hawks volleyball team will host an all-skills clinic for girls in grades K-5 10 a.m.-noon June 7-8 at the LCHS gym. Arrive by 9:45 a.m. for warm-up; bring a bottle of water. Registration is $40 and includes a T-shirt. Register by May 28. Forms may be picked up at HES and ALES. Return forms to Ben Schell at LCHS (358-2210) or Deena Bradley at Magnolia Bank (358-3111).

Middle school football

LaRue County Middle School football will begin July 19. Practice is 5-6:30 p.m.; meet in the football fieldhouse. Bring physicals to first meeting.