Today's News

  • TENNIS: Region tennis tourney starts Saturday

    The Region tennis tournament starts Saturday at University Park Drive in Elizabethtown.
    LaRue’s Michelle Seymour is fourth seed in singles. In girls’ doubles, Amelia Miller and Paige Nalley are seeded third.
    Fifteen schools will compete.

    April 24
    Taylor County 4, LaRue 1
    Mark Harris (TC) def. Keiren Bowen (LC) 6-4, 6-0
    Justin Smith (TC) def. Nick Chantharasinh (LC) 6-1, 6-0
    Gavin Cheng (TC) def. John Michael Lawler (LC) 8-1

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks snap losing streak with Monday’s win over Campbellsville

    The Lady Hawks fell April 24 to Meade County, 11-1.
    The game was called at five innings with LaRue County having two hits.
    Sophomore Courtney Johnson doubled and scored for LaRue County. Senior Bethany Skaggs singled for the Lady Hawks’ only other hit.
    The visiting Lady Cardinals used a six-run third inning to pull away from the Lady Hawks Thursday.
    Senior Brittany Enlow hit a solo homer in the third for LaRue while sophomore Peyton Gardner doubled and junior Kayla Skaggs hit two singles.

  • PHOTO: Paden signs with Cumberland University
  • KHSAA Board of Control seeks at-large volunteer

    The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control to fill a vacant position.  
    The KHSAA is the Kentucky Board of Education’s designee to manage statewide interscholastic athletic programs. The Board of Control supervises KHSAA, establishes staff salaries, sets goals for the association and has the authority to set rules and review proposed changes to the KHSAA constitution and bylaws.
    The deadline for applications is May 4.

  • Sports physicals scheduled for May 12

    Sports physicals for LaRue County High and Middle School athletes will be 9-9:30 a.m. May 12 in Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, Elizabethtown.
    Cost is $10.
    For more information, contact David Dawson at LCHS at 358-2210.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks go 3-0 in Louisville Invitational tourny

    The LaRue County Hawks accomplished an unusual feat as they went 3-0 over the weekend in the Louisville Invitational Tournament.
    The Hawks, who won all three games by a run, were no-hit in a 1-0 victory over Newport Central Catholic on Saturday. LaRue County also topped Louisville Southern, 3-2 and Louisville Trinity, 5-4 in the two-day event at Southern.
    Senior Steven Carpenter scored when he and fellow senior Slade Owens pulled off a double steal in the bottom of the first against Newport Central Catholic.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks lock up top seed in district

    The LaRue County High School Hawks won both games in a doubleheader April 24, locking up the top seed for next month’s district tournament.
    The Hawks earned a 13-1 win in five innings in the opener against Hart County before topping Green County in five innings in the nightcap, 12-2.
    Against Hart County, senior Jesse Johnson (3-2) struck out five, walked four and allowed just one hit. He also singled, doubled, drove in three and scored twice.

  • PHOTO: Hawk Baseball
  • ENGAGEMENT: April Lynn Cundiff and Eric Ryan Coffey

    April Lynn Cundiff of Bowling Green and Eric Ryan Coffey of Elizabethtown announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

    The bride to be is a graduate of LaRue County High School and attended Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She is the manager of Duke’s Sporting Goods in Bowling Green.

    She is the daughter of Grant and Vickie Cundiff of Hodgenville.

    The prospective groom is a graduate of Central Hardin High School and University of Louisville. He is employed by Gene Coffey Construction.

  • Gentry named Nurse of the Year

    Phyllis Gentry, a school nurse at Nelson County High School, has been named the Lucille Ross School Nurse of the Year for 2012.

    Gentry has been a school nurse for the past 20 years of a 42-year career in nursing.

    This is the second time Gentry has received this annual award from the Kentucky School Nurses' Association, making her the only two-time recipient of the award started in the early ‘90s and named in honor of KSNA founder, Lucille Ross.