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  • Sports Shorts: updated 5/11/2011

    Upcoming events
    n The region tennis tournament will be played May 13, 14, 16 and 17 at University Courts, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
    n The Region 2 track meet will be held May 19 at Central Hardin High School.
    n District baseball and softball tournaments will be played May 23-24 at Hart County High School.
    n Region softball tournament will be played May 30, 31 and June 1 at LaRue County High School.
    n Region baseball tournament will be played May 30, 31 and June 1 at Central Hardin High School.

  • Moore finished 15th at Spring classic

    Former LaRue County golfer Cody Moore finished 15th at the Northern Kentucky University Spring Classic at Pendleton Country Club in Butler and 20th at the North Alabama Spring Classic at the Fighting Joe course in Muscle Shoals, Ala.

  • Regional tennis tournament begins May 13 in E’town

    This year’s 5th Region Tennis Tournament will lose one special treat.
    Elizabethtown coach Karen Henson, the tournament’s director, said during Wednesday’s seeding/draw meeting at Elizabethtown that unlike in years past, students won’t have to miss school if the weather cooperates.
    The tournament kicks off at 4:30 p.m. May 13, with first-round girls’ singles and doubles matches at Elizabethtown’s University Drive Park Tennis Courts. Boys’ first-round singles and doubles matches are set for 10 a.m. May 14.

  • Track and Field

    Central Hardin Invitational
    April 22
    18 events scored
    field of 12 teams

    Lady Hawks – 6th
    Hawks – 12th            
                              
    Girls 100 Meter Dash
    8. Shana Zajdel
    18. Logan Grant
     
    Girls 200 Meter Dash
    4. Justine Scroggins
    20. Logan Grant
     

  • Padgett honored

    Campbellsville freshman Truman Padgett, a former LaRue County track and field standout, was 1-of-15 recognized as academic all-MSC.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Dragons

    The visiting Lady Dragons pounded out six extra-base hits en route to the May 4 win over 18th District foe LaRue County, 7-1.
    Senior Valerie Whitlock and freshman Courtney Johnson each had a double for the Lady Hawks, who were held to five hits and didn’t score until the seventh inning.
    Pitcher Brigette Skaggs allowed 11 hits, seven earned runs and one walk. She struck out two.
    May 5
    The homestanding Lady Raiders handed 18th District rival LaRue County its fifth straight loss, 6-4, on May 5.
    May 6-7

  • Duncan drafted by Edmonton Eskimos

    Former Elizabethtown Panthers and Kentucky Wildcats offensive lineman Zipp Duncan, formerly of Magnolia, was involved in a draft-day trade Sunday by the Canadian Football League as the Edmonton Eskimos acquired him from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
    Edmonton sent the 10th and 13th overall picks to Hamilton for the No. 5 selection and the rights to Duncan.
    The 6-foot-5, 297-pound Duncan was an undrafted free agent with the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles in 2010. In 2009, he was a second-team All-SEC selection at left tackle for Ken-tucky.

  • Dobson competes at All Star Cheerleading Worlds in Orlando

    Sydney Dobson, a 17-year-old senior at LaRue County High School, competed May 1 at the U.S. All Star Federation Cheerleading Worlds Competition at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.
    Her squad, Lexington-based Kentucky All-Stars, took fourth out of more than 30 squads in the small senior limited coed, level 5 division.
    The prestigious competition hosted squads from around the nation and Canada, Great Britain and Japan.
    Sydney is the daughter of Dennis and Missy Dobson of Hodgenville. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky after graduation.

  • Baseball: Hawks improve record with back-to-back wins

    The LaRue County Hawks Baseball Team won back-to-back games May 4-5 defeating the Hart County Raiders 11-0 in five innings and the Grayson County Cougars 4-1, improving the Hawks’ record to 17-5. The Hawks now have the second best record in the Fifth Region, winning their seventh game in a row.      
    LARUE COUNTY 11, HART COUNTY 0

  • PHOTO: Bus donated to ECTC

    Jefferson County Public Schools recently donated a fourth school bus, used for training purposes, to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College diesel technology program. JCPS also donated buses in 2003, 2005 and 2006. On hand to accept delivery of the school bus were from left, Jim Engler, assistant director, vehicle maintenance JCPS; Doug Poteet, Les Pike and Jerry Clemons, ECTC auto/diesel technology instructors; and Pete Jones, JCPS Bus technician/inspector and ECTC graduate.