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Today's News

  • Adventure Weekends offered

    The Kentucky Cancer Program is offering its annual Adventure Weekends to women cancer survivors (all cancers) in the state.

    The sessions are May 15-17 at Barren River Lake State Resort Park & Carter Caves State Resort Park; and Aug. 28-30 at Carter Caves.

    Cost is $50 for room and board and all activities. Financial scholarships are available.

    The activities are designed for women who are no longer in treatment and are able to participate in light to moderate physical activities.

    Participants must provide own transportation.

  • PHOTO: Freshman Champs
  • PHOTO: Freshman Quick Recall Team
  • Hawks excel at Governor’s Cup

    The LaRue County High School Academic Team had an outstanding performance at District Governor’s Cup Jan. 26-27 at Thomas Nelson High School. LCHS competed against Bardstown, Nelson County, Thomas Nelson and Bethlehem High Schools.

    The Quick Recall team won the overall event. Members of the Quick Recall team are Carby Mather, Cody McDowell, Jesse Gehr, Skyler Hornback, Aaron Elswick, Andrew Coy, Matthew Crain and Ryan Henning.

  • Cheerleaders win 12th at Nationals

    The LaRue County cheerleaders were able to snatch the 12th spot in the nation at last weekend’s National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

    According to coach Renee Wright, it came down to hard work, and having their best performances at the right time.

    The team competed in the Small Varsity Division II. After three rounds of competition, with teams being trimmed after each round, the squad earned a high spot in the contest.

  • Green clips Lady Hawks by a baker’s dozen

    The Lady Hawks dropped a district game Feb. 6 to Green County.

    The Lady Dragons, undefeated in 18th District play, made seven of their first 14 3-pointers to build a 44-29 halftime lead and then held on for the 75-62 victory.

    Green County wrapped up district play with a perfect 6-0 record to earn the top seed. The Lady Dragons will face fourth-seeded Hart County in the district tournament semifinals.

  • Last shot for Sheffer

    For LaRue County senior Caleb Sheffer, basketball isn’t just a game. It’s been a part of his life since childhood. As long as he can remember, Sheffer has been playing basketball, either on little league teams or school teams.

    A longtime player, Sheffer’s love for the game is what spurs him on.

    “[I’ve] always enjoyed it,” he said, laughing. “It’s a fun thing to play.”

    Sheffer also played football for the first time this year. As is the norm, he enjoyed the challenge of learning a new sport.

  • Patriot grapplers battle Campbellsville

    The Patriot Grapplers got their first true test of the season on Jan. 14 when they hosted Campbellsville University. The Tigers came into the match ranked fourth in the latest coaches’ poll.

    The Patriots won two weight classes against the Tigers, both by pin. In the 197 division, B.J. Carman, a former Mat Hawk, scored a pin over Evan Decker just 18 seconds into the opening period.

  • Charter bus carrying Bullitt cheerleaders involved in crash

    A charter bus carrying Bullitt Central High School students to a cheerleading competition in Orlando, Florida, was struck early Thursday morning by a suspected drunken driver near Atlanta.

    Renee Wright, cheerleading coach at LaRue County High School, said the squad’s charter bus and other charter buses including Bullitt Central’s stopped in East Ridge, Tennessee, about an hour and a half prior to the crash that night to relieve drivers.

    Wright said the Bullitt Central bus left about five minutes before them.

  • Lady Hawks rely on freshman’s growing experience

    Mallory Williams knew this season would be quite different from the previous two years, when she was a key reserve on a LaRue County team which advanced to the 5th Region Tournament final in back-to-back years for the first time in school history.