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All-season passes available
All-season student passes for LaRue County High School volleyball, soccer, football, basketball, wrestling, baseball, track and softball is $50. Admission for individual games is $5 per student. Football season pass is $10; volleyball student pass is $15.
Family pass for all sports is $150 for family members (parents and school age children only).
For more information, see Melinda Rock at the ticket gate or David Dawson at LCHS.

Kicking Cancer fundraiser, kickball tournament
The LaRue County Parks and Recreation and the Relay For Life of LaRue County are hosting a Kicking Cancer Kickball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 20. Proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and parks renovation fund. Entry fee is $50 per team of 10 players. Deadline to enter is noon on Aug. 17. Youth division for 6th-12th grade; adult co-ed division for age 18 and up, must have at least three female players per team. Team trophy for top two teams in each division. For more information or to register, call Paul Newell at 270-696-0053 or lcprmanager@yahoo.com.

Volley for the Cure
The Lady Hawks volleyball team will host the fourth annual Volley for the Cure Aug. 22. The game against North Hardin begins at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from admission and concessions will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. The Foundation is the global leader of the breast cancer awareness and survivor movement.

Heartland Tennis Shootout
The Heartland Tennis Shootout is Aug. 27-28. Deadline to enter singles competition is Aug. 22. Competitors must live in LaRue, Hardin, Grayson, Breckinridge, Meade, Nelson, Washington or Marion Counties. Divisions for ages 5 and older. The tournament will be held at University Drive Courts and American Legion Park. For more information, call 737-4836 or download application at www.etowntennis.usta.com.

LCHS Band Boosters meet
The LaRue County Band Boosters meets 7 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the LaRue County High School Band Room. For more information, call John Wathen at 270-324-4259.

LCHS boys basketball golf scramble
The LaRue County High School boys basketball team will hold its annual golf scramble 9 a.m. Aug. 20 at the LaRue County Country Club. The cost is $50 per person which includes golf cart if needed, free drinks on course and lunch. Bring your own team or sign up and be placed on a team. More than $1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to top three teams and ninth place. Numerous prizes for closest to pins, longest drives and door prizes. All proceeds from the scramble benefit the LCHS boys basketball team. Sign up to play at the country club (358-9727) or call Paul Childress at 734-0722 or Jorge Venegas at 696-0106.

Sonora fun run
A 5K run and 3K fun walk will be held beginning at 8 a.m. Aug. 27 during the Sonora Days Festival. Events begin at First Baptist Church in Sonora. For more information, contact Martha at 369-6230.

Jakes Day
The Lincoln Area Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual Jakes Day event 1-5 p.m. Aug. 28 at 1196 Knob Schoolhouse Road, Sonora. Registration is 12:30 p.m. The event is for Jakes (ages 4-12) and Extreme Jakes (ages 13-16). There will be fishing, BB gun shoots, an archery shoot, a .22 rifle shoot and a Farm Safety & Fishing for Kids class. For more information, call Willie Vittitoe at 369-7324 or Charlie Wootton at 234-6289.

LCHS Softball Golf Scramble
The LaRue County High School girls softball team will hold its annual golf scramble 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at LaRue County Country Club. The cost is $50 per person which includes golf cart if needed, free drinks on course and snacks. Bring your own team or sign up and be placed on a team. More than $800 in cash prizes will be awarded to top two teams. Numerous prizes for closest to the pin, long drive and door prizes. All proceeds from the scramble will benefit the LCHS softball team. Sign up at the country club or call Aaron Howell at 270-735-1134 or Denise Skaggs at 270-537-4132.

Sport schedules online
LaRue County High School schedules are available on the sports Web page. Go to www.larue.kyschools.us and click on athletics.