High School Sports

  • Cheerleaders headed to State

     LaRue County High School cheerleaders are headed to Lexington on Dec. 13 to compete in the KHSAA Competitive Cheer State Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena.

    LaRue County won the seven-squad all-girl small division (six-12 cheerleaders) – the only division with more than two entrants. Twelve schools competed in the 5th Region championships Wednesday night at Bruin Gym in Cecilia.

  • LaRue basketball season tips off with Blue & White Night

    The 2014 Hawks and Lady Hawks will kickoff the upcoming basketball season with their annual Blue & White Night at LaRue County High School gym on Friday, Nov. 21.

    A chili supper will be held 5-6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by the Blue/White activities in the gym starting at 6:45 p.m. Both the boys and girls basketball programs will introduce their players: freshmen through varsity squads. The middle school teams will also be introduced.

  • Mat Hawks prepare for new season

    The 2014-15 version of the Hawks Wrestling program is out, and second year Head Coach Eric Burrell is optimistic things will go better than his first year at the helm. The Mat Hawks are looking to improve on the 17-12 record from last season.

    Coach Burrell inherited a program led by its only coach (in school history) in Gary Canter.

  • Corbin ends LaRue’s season

    The LaRue County Hawks’ football season ended Friday with a 42-13 loss to the Corbin Redhounds. The Hawks were limited to 184 yards in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.

    Corbin led 21-0 entering halftime.

    Corbin had 535 yards on offense, winning its 10th straight. They overcame three turnovers to advance to second round action against Wayne County.

    The Hawks ended their season with a 2-9 record.

  • Owen named to All-State Volleyball Team

    Junior Chloe Owen was selected to the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association 2nd Team All-State.

    This is the third consecutive year that the Lady Hawks’ volleyball team has had a first or second all-state team selection. Previous selections were Ivy Brown (2012 and 2013) and Alley Evans (2013).

    Her coach, Ben Schell, said it’s a “very prestigious honor because it is voted on by coaches throughout the state.”

  • Cheerleaders qualify for Nationals

    The LaRue County High School Cheerleaders found themselves in familiar territory Saturday as they made their annual trip to Harvest, Alabama (Sparkman High School) to compete in the UCA Northern Alabama Regional Qualifier. That familiarity proved to be beneficial as the competitive cheer squad earned their fourth straight National qualifier with a second-place finish.


    Cameron Dawson was named to the All-Region Golf Team. Only six players for Region 5 were selected. The postseason award was announced by the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association.

  • Eagles wallop Hawks, 46-26

    The LaRue County Hawks got off to a slow start Friday, but Campbellsville junior Kendon Young had no trouble getting going on a frigid, snowy night.

    Young rushed for 252 yards and five touchdowns, including four in the first quarter, to help the Eagles to a 46-26 victory over LaRue County at Hawk Field.

    Young gained 222 yards in the first quarter and had scoring runs of 85, 6, 29 and 92 yards as Campbellsville built a 26-6 lead less than 11 minutes into the game.

  • LaRue runners headed to State

    Seventh-grader Emily Pearman and eighth-grader Clair Keller qualified at Region this weekend for the KHSAA State Cross Country Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    They posted their best times of the season.

    Keller will make her second appearance at the State Meet Saturday as she ran one of her best times of the year posting a 22:07 time, and a 13th place finish at the Region 2 Class AA meet at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.

    Pearman will make her first appearance at the State Meet as she posted a 22:06 time, and placed 12th out of 87 runners.

  • PHOTO: Hands across cross country

    LaRue County High School varsity cross country runner Kristina Durbin wrote runner’s positions on the hands of elementary school competitors, from left, Canaan Taylor, Nate Faulkner and Will Faulkner.