High School Sports

  • Basketball: Too many turnovers for Lady Hawks

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks lost their fifth straight game Jan. 13 to John Hardin’s Lady Bulldogs. The final score was 43-32.

    LaRue County finished with 25 turnovers, eight unforced, as John Hardin came up with 17 steals. LaRue County forced just four steals.

  • PHOTO: In support of the team

    The LaRue County High School Pep Club supported the Hawks and Lady Hawks basketball teams during Friday’s doubleheader with Green County. From left, senior Eli Royalty, senior J.C. Dunn and junior Chase Watson put on an ESPN-like skit for the crowd.

  • LaRue tops at Defender of the Mat

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks outwrestled 13 teams to bring home a first place trophy in Saturday’s Defender of the Mat tournament at Lexington Bryan Station.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Green in overtime

     Wanting, and perhaps needing, to get over the hump against visiting 18th District rival Green County, the LaRue County Hawks leaned on a pair of seniors to make it happen Friday night.

    Forward Caleb Sheffer and guard Micah Wiseman combined to score 34 of the Hawks’ final 36 points as they rallied for a 69-64 overtime win against the Dragons.

    Hawks coach Paul Childress said it drives him crazy when Sheffer misses easy baskets inside and Childress was none too thrilled when he was forced to send Wiseman to the bench in the second half with four fouls.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks drop two

     The Lady Hawks fell to 6-9 on the season Thursday with a 63-58 loss to the Green County Lady Dragons.

  • Basketball: Hawks hold off Campbellsville

    Homestanding LaRue County held 5th Region foe Campbellsville to two points in the second quarter, pulling away for a 45-40 win Jan. 6.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson led LaRue County (7-5) with 14 points, hitting 4-of-6 from the arc, while senior forward Caleb Sheffer added 13 points and six rebounds.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman chipped in with eight points and three assists for the Hawks, who turned a three-point deficit into a 23-18 halftime lead over the Eagles (5-8).


    Campbellsville 16 2 9 13—40

  • Basketball: Lady Hawks lose to Adair

    The visiting Lady Hawks (6-8) have lost three in a row and 5-of-6. The team fell 67-45 to Adair County Jan. 6.

    Freshman guard Mallory Williams scored 13, while senior forward Alyson Yingling added 12 points and eight rebounds.

    Freshman guard Presley Brown chipped in with 12 points, six rebounds and three assists, and junior guard Delany Eastridge scored eight.


    LaRue County (6-8)

  • PHOTO: Holiday Classic
  • PHOTO: Mat Hawks celebrate
  • Cold first quarter dooms Lady Hawks

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks got off to a rough start Friday afternoon and were never able to recover.

    The Lady Hawks turned the ball over on their first seven possessions before senior Alyson Yingling made two free throws. LaRue County’s first field goal didn’t come until 1:32 left in the first quarter after seven more turnovers.

    The results was a double-digit deficit, which the Lady Hawks could never dig out of in a 66-43 loss to the Boyle County Lady Rebels in the Bluegrass Cellular Classic at Central Hardin.