Today's News

  • Devers steps into character for many different roles

    LaRue County Community Education director Vicki Devers carries many aliases in her work.
    Depending on the time of the year and the instructional unit students are in, she may appear as Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat, Johnny Appleseed or even Mother Goose.
    “I even appeared one time as the Easter Bunny, but the mask was so tight against my face I almost smothered, so I let the bunny go,” said Devers who has 19 years’ experience with the LaRue County School District.

  • Coaches Bell and Holloway are mainstays of soccer program

    Hawks boys’ soccer co-coach Derek Bell takes with him to the practice field and games many years’ experience of having played and coached the sport in his native England.
    Born in Norton, a suburb of Stockton, Bell grew up playing on street leagues.
    “Every street in the city had its own team,” the coach, who lives on “the LaRue County side of Sonora,” said. “It was a goal for a team to be named King of the Street.”

  • Hawks fall in tourney

    The mission on Sunday was accomplished by the Bullitt East boys’ soccer team – win and advance.
    The Chargers did just that with a 6-1 victory in the opening round of the Ninth District tournament in Bardstown over the LaRue County Hawks.
    Keeping the ball on the LaRue County side of the field, Bullitt East kept the pressure on keeper Ryan Abell.
     Raymundo Perez slipped the ball past keeper Reese Milburn for the only Hawk score of the day.

  • Oh Henry! Hawks hit hard, 40-21

    Senior Cody Thompson scored in every quarter, running for three touchdowns and catching another, on Friday night as the surging LaRue County Hawks pulled away from the Henry County Wildcats, 40-21 in both teams’ Class 3-A, District 3 opener.
    Thompson had scoring runs of 33, 9 and 29 in the first three quarters and caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Slade Owens in the fourth quarter. Thompson finished with 187 yards on 14 carries as the Hawks won their third consecutive district opener.

  • Cross Country

    Results from Oct. 1 meet at Hillbilly Heaven:

    6. Kristina Durbin, 22:14.00
    10. Kaelyn Herrin, 23:07.00
    23. Sierra Schmidt, 25:56.00

    8. Adam Sandidge, 17:45.00
    43. Brent Dunn, 20:57.00
    45. Randy Young, 22:05.00

    Results from Sept. 29

    2. LaRue County (47)
    3. Kristina Durbin, 11:20.19
    8. Kaelyn Herrin, 12:27.99

  • PHOTO: Young Hawks undefeated
  • Sports Shorts: Updated 10-12

    Little League girls’ basketball signups
    Little League girls’ basketball sign-ups are 5-6 p.m. Oct. 11 in the LaRue County High School cafeteria for grades 1-3.

    Middle School State Golf Championship
    The Kentucky Middle School State Golf Championship is Oct. 15 in Louisville. For more information, contact Leslie Graham at 502-778-0127 or l.graham01@insightbb.com.

    LCHS Softball Golf Scramble

  • Lady Hawks set record for wins at season’s end

    The LaRue County High School girls’ soccer team set a school record for wins Wednesday with a 5-2 defeat of Bullitt Central.
    Sophomore Peyton Gardner scored twice for LaRue County, which snapped a three-game winless streak.
    Sophomore Shelbi Brooks had three goals and an assist; junior keeper Kasey Wells made four saves.
    Thursday, the team tied Taylor County 1-1 at home to end the regular season. It was the third tie in the last seven games.
    Sophomore Abby Modrowski had a goal off an assist from senior Megan Smith.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Nelson for first time

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks fell to Elizabethtown’s Lady Panthers Oct. 4.
    Senior Night for E’town ended with a 25-8, 25-11 victory and the 12 consecutive win over LaRue since 2002.
    After watching its lead slip to 12-10 in the second set, Elizabethtown scored 12 straight points. Senior libero Mary Beth Russell ended LaRue County’s run, putting down an emphatic, hard kill to give the Lady Panthers the serve. Senior Lindsey Clement then served up 11 straight points, with five coming off kills to give Elizabethtown a 24-10 advantage.

  • PHOTO: Young hunter makes good harvest