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High School Sports

  • Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The LaRue County Hawks overpowered Nelson County 73-41, Feb. 11.

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer’s double-double propelled the homestanding Hawks to a rout of their 5th Region foe.

    Sheffer had 23 points, 13 rebounds and two assists as LaRue County handed the Cardinals their ninth straight loss.

    Senior guard Mike Neal chipped in with 15 points and three steals, while freshman guard Cameron Dawson had 10 points and two steals. Senior forward Kody Key-Close added nine points.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The homestanding Lady Hawks ended Nelson County’s eight-game winning streak Feb. 11 with a 61-52 victory.

    Junior guard Alexis Brewer had 26 points and 11 rebounds, while senior forward Ivy Brown added 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Lady Hawks defeat their 5th Region rival.

    LaRue County was forced to play catch-up after Nelson County hit five 3-pointers in the first quarter and led by four, but the Lady Hawks pulled even by the end of the third and outscored the Lady Cardinals by nine in the fourth.

  • BASKETBALL: LaRue locks up top seed

     Ivy Brown didn’t just do a little bit of everything to get the LaRue County Lady Hawks back on track Sunday afternoon – the senior forward did a lot of everything.

    Coming off its first 18th District loss in nearly two years, LaRue County rebounded behind Brown’s 28 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to top visiting Caverna, 67-45.

    Just two days after a slow start plagued them in a one-point loss to Green County, the Lady Hawks led by 13 after the first quarter and kept the lead in double digits throughout.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks drop heartbreaker to Lady Dragons

    With the way the LaRue County Lady Hawks worked to get back into the game Friday night, the final seconds against the visiting Green County Lady Dragons were even more difficult to bear.

    After LaRue County rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit to take the lead in the fourth quarter, Green County senior guard Kayla Bale rebounded Mya Schrembs’ shot and made a jumper in the lane with 5 seconds left to stun the Lady Hawks, 63-62 in 18th District play.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to Dragons

    The LaRue County Hawks had the Green County Dragons on the ropes, but it was the Dragons who landed the knockout punch.

    After trailing the entire game, the Hawks tied the score at 39 with 2:03 remaining, but Green County made 5-of-7 free throws in the final minute to pull out a 46-41 victory in 18th District play Friday night on LaRue County’s Corky Cox Court.

    Senior Tyler Howell led the Hawks with 14 points and six rebounds, while junior Caleb Sheffer added eight points and grabbed six boards.

  • Lady Hawks game canceled

     Lady Hawks vs. Caverna game has been canceled for tonight due to weather. 

  • Ivy Brown a finalist for Miss Basketball

    LaRue County senior guard Ivy Brown, a Western Kentucky signee, was named Wednesday as a finalist for the 2014 Kentucky Miss Basketball award.
    The other finalists for this year’s award are Anderson County’s MacKenzie Cann and Eriel McKee, Newport Central Catholic’s Nicole Kiernan, Perry County Central’s Kayla Rankin, Ballard’s Javonna Layfield and Sacred Heart’s Daijia Ruffin.
    The Mr. and Miss Basketball awards will be announced March 18 before the start of boys’ state tournament.

  • Steve Duncan takes football helm at Logan County

     Steve Duncan, formerly of Buffalo, has been hired as head football coach at Logan County High School.

  • WRESTLING: Jan. 29, 2014

    Jan. 29

    LaRue, 42; South Oldham, 34

    Weight

    106 – Stiles Metcalf (L) won by forfeit

    113 – Levi Goodin (L) won by forfeit

    120 - Keanan John (SO) won by major decision over Dalton Bell (L), 13-4

     

    126 - Jordan Tenharmsel (SO) won by forfeit

    132 - Shane Wilson (SO won by forfeit

    138 - Noah Davis (L) won by forfeit

    145 – Raymundo Perez (L) won by pin over Max Knabel

    152 – Griffin Dulak (L) won by pin over Brad Bailey

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks take 8th at State Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks finished eighth Saturday at the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches Association State Duals in the small schools division at Montgomery County.

    The Hawks defeated Caldwell County, 40-24, in their first round.

    The Hawks lost to Wayne County, 46-30; to North Oldham, 50-23; and Louisville Doss, 47-24.

    Information about the Caldwell match is unavailable.

    LaRue vs. Wayne

    Starting weight class was 195 pounds.

    195 – Devin Morrow (W) won by forfeit

    220 - Koy Lindsey (L) won by forfeit