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Wrestlers: Meet Coach Burrell
There will be a wrestling “meet and greet” for middle and high school wrestlers and parents to meet newly hired Coach Eric Burrell at 7 p.m. July 10 in the LCHS library.

Softball Tournament
LaRue County Softball is hosting a 12-U Tournament July 13-14 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Registration is $200. USGFP rules. Contact Tiffany Spratt at 270-735-3529 or tiffanyspratt@yahoo.com for more information.

Volleyball tryouts
The LaRue County High School Lady Hawk Volleyball team will hold tryouts in the LCHS gymnasium 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. on July 15 and 16. All players must attend both practices on both days. Any girl entering grades 8-12 may try out. Players must have a current KHSAA physical. Forms can be picked up in the LCHS main office. For more information, contact Head Coach Ben Schell at 270-358-2210 or ben.schell@larue.kyschools.us.
Golf Informational Meeting
Anyone interested in participating in the LaRue County High School golf program needs to be present at an informational meeting at 7 p.m. July 15 at LaRue County Golf Course. Any player interested in participating in varsity practice needs to have a physical completed and turned in to Coach Justin Craft by July 16. The meeting is for all interested players – varsity, junior varsity, middle and elementary school children.

Middle school football practice
Middle school football practice begins 5-7 p.m. July 16. Physical and parent permission form must be turned in at this time. All players are expected to bring cleats for practice. Parents can pick their son up at 7 p.m. at the field house. More information is available on the LaRue County Middle School football page.

Co-ed tournament fundraiser
LaRue County Softball is hosting a co-ed tournament fundraiser July 19-20 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Must be 18 yrs and older to play; teams consist of five men, five women. Registration is $150 per team by July 12. Late registration is $200. Balls and legal bats will be supplied. Contact Tiffany Spratt at 270-735-3529 or tiffanyspratt@yahoo.com for more information.

Impact test
LaRue County Middle and High School athletes are required to take the IMPACT (concussion) test – a 30-minute online test – July 15-18 (3-5 p.m.) at LCMS.

Golf scramble to benefit course
A golf scramble to honor the memory of Duane Ford and raise funds for the benefit of the LaRue County Golf Course will be 9 a.m. July 20. Sign up at the clubhouse by 6 p.m. Friday, July 19. Entry fee is $50.

Summersville Day Run/Walk
The Summersville Fun Days run/walk is July 20. Entry is $20 if paid by July 17; proceeds benefit Green County High School track and cross country teams. Participants receive a T-shirt and photo. Awards and cash prizes will be presented at a ceremony. For more information, call Will Hodges at 270-932-6220 or 270-299-6071.

Girls’ basketball camp in July
Basketball camp will be July 22-24 at LaRue County High School for girls in kindergarten to 8th grade K-8th (next school year). The K-4 group will meet 10-11:45 a.m.; the 5-8  group will meet noon to 2 p.m. Cost is $40 per camper and $60 for two in same family. Contact travis.wootton@larue.kyschools.us for more information.

Kicking Cancer Kickball Tournament
LaRue County Park and Recreation and Relay for Life will sponsor the “Kicking Cancer Kickball Tournament” July 27 with proceeds benefiting the Park and American Cancer Society. Entry fee is $60 per team of 10 players; co-ed division must have a minimum of three female players per team. For more information, call Beverly Veirs at 270-766-7941 or Bill Hawkins at 270-268-1918.

Youth Football Skills Camp
LaRue County Hawks Youth Football Skills Camp is 9 a.m.-noon July 29-30 for grades kindergarten through sixth. Registration is 8:30 a.m. Monday. Cost is $30 per camper; $45 for two from the same family. Each camper will receive fundamentals of football from high school coaching staff and a T-shirt. There will also be a punt, pass and kick competition. Bring cleats if possible. All campers should report to the football practice field located beside the baseball field. In the event of bad weather, campers will go indoors (tennis shoes will be worn inside).

Youth soccer

LaRue County Youth Soccer Association is accepting registration for the fall season. You can print forms from the LCYSA Facebook page (found under LaRue County Youth Soccer Association) or e-mail lcysa.questions@gmail.com to request forms. A $5 discount for early registration ends July 31. Mailed forms must be postmarked by July 29. Regular registration is Aug. 1-8  (postmark by Aug. 6).  Late registration Aug. 9-16 requires a $10 late fee (postmark by Aug. 14). No registrations will be accepted after Aug. 16.

Rolling Thunder 5K fun run
Rolling Thunder Chapter Four Kentucky will host a 5K fun run/walk 9 a.m. Aug. 3 at Freeman Lake Park, Elizabethtown. Pre-register at www.3wayracing.com for $25. Race day registration is 8-8:45 a.m. for $30. Register by July 15 to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Walkers encouraged.

Trooper Island Golf Scramble
The annual Kentucky State Police Post 4 Trooper Island Golf Scramble is 9 a.m. Aug. 9 at Lincoln Trail Country Club, 900 Country Club Road, in Vine Grove. All proceeds benefit Trooper Island, a free camp for underprivileged children ages 10-12 ran by KSP. Entry fee is $60 per person or $240 per team. The entry includes a T-shirt and one chance to win a 2013 Camaro 1SS Coupe. To register a team, call Post 4 at (270) 766-5078 or email Trooper Jeff Gregory at jeffrey.gregory@ky.gov.

Co-ed softball
tournament benefits Alzheimer’s research
A co-ed softball tournament to benefit Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be 9 a.m. Aug. 24 at Dawley Park, 801 Shelton Road, Radcliff. Fee is $175 per team. Includes a 50/50 raffle drawing. For more information, contact Danielle Reininger at danielle.reininger@pcitexas.net.

Walk Away from Colon Cancer and 5K Run
Walk Away from Colon Cancer and 5K Run will be 9 a.m. Aug. 24 at Iroquois Park, New Cut Road and Kenwood Dr., Louisville. Registration is $20 or $25 after Aug. 21. Register online at www.c2p2ky.org through Aug. 21.

LaRue County Park and Recreation Board
The LaRue County Park and Recreation Board meets 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month at the Park. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 358-8386.