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High School Sports

  • LaRue athletes continue to hone their skills

    Each year various LaRue County High School teams and athletes stay busy honing their skills by participating in camps and travel teams. It is great to see local athletes active and involved while improving themselves and their team. Let’s follow up and take a closer look at the teams and individual summer activity.

    Girls Basketball

  • State Champs' coach will cheer from the sidelines

    After 10 years as head coach during which she led her LaRue County High School cheerleaders to a state title and two national final appearances, Tara Wooden is stepping down.

    “I am just ready to spend more time at home with my husband,” she said. “It’s a really long season, June through March, and while I loved every minute of coaching, it’s time to take a step back and focus on other priorities.”

  • Skaggs, Gardner named to All-Region Team

    Two Lady Hawks – senior pitcher/first baseman Brigitte Skaggs and senior center fielder Peyton Gardner – were named to the 5th Region Fastpitch Coaches Association’s All-Region Team.

  • SOFTBALL: Gardner, Skaggs to play on All-Region Team

    Two Lady Hawks – senior pitcher/first baseman Brigitte Skaggs and senior center fielder Peyton Gardner – were named to the 5th Region Fastpitch Coaches Association’s All-Region Team.

    Each of the 18 schools in the region could nominate four players for the team, but coaches couldn’t vote for their own players. No player was unanimous and it took nine votes for a player to make the 16-player squad. Coaches could vote for 15 opposing players.

    Skaggs was a preseason All-Region pick.

  • REGION SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks take on Central Hardin

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks’ goal this season wasn’t just to get to the 5th Region Softball Tournament in Munfordville, but the state tournament in Owensboro.

    Before earning a spot at State though, the Lady Hawks knew the fourth-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins would be in their way.

  • DISTRICT SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks are district runners-up

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks’ backs were against the wall.

    Top-seeded Green County pushed across two runs and had loaded the bases against junior starting pitcher Emillee Cundiff, slicing LaRue County’s four-run lead to two in the bottom of the seventh inning, so Lady Hawks coach Aaron Howell called on senior Brigitte Skaggs to close it out.

  • Tack Region 2 Meet

     May 13—Region 2 Meet, Bardstown

    Team Results

    Girls (16 Teams)

    9. LaRue County, 27

    Boys (16 Teams)

    8. LaRue County, 20

     

    100-Meter Dash 

    18. Blake Merryman, 12.18

    28. Hunter Thomas, 13.76

     

    200-Meter Dash

    11. Austin Parrish, 24.72

     

    400-Meter Dash

    6. Randy Young, 53.87

    10. Austin Parrish, 55.53

  • STATEBOUND

     As the LaRue County High School track and field season comes to a close let’s take a look at the success and improvements made this season by both the girls and boys teams.

    Several students qualified for the Class 2-A Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Track Meet Friday at the University of Kentucky.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks lose to Taylor

    The Lady Hawks fell to Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals, 1-0, on Tuesday, May 13, in nine innings.

    The host Lady Hawks became the only team to hold the Lady Cardinals scoreless in regulation.

    Taylor’s Hannah Howard had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth and also pitched all nine innings.

  • Girls' Sweet Sixteen moving

    The tourism community remains optimistic despite news that the KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen basketball tournament won’t be coming to Bowling Green in 2016-17.

    Vicki Fitch, executive director of the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, said there will be other opportunities for Bowling Green to bring in large crowds.

    “Of course we’re disappointed ... but we have other KHSAA events we’re securing,” Fitch said.