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High School Sports

  • Mat Hawks take second at Bruin Classic

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks won both matches of a tri-meet Wednesday, taking on Louisville Central and Fort Knox at home.

    The Hawks defeated Louisville Central, 66-12; and dropped one match to Fort Knox, winning 66-6.

    “We saw a lot of good things out of the team,” said Head Coach Eric Burrell, in his second season. “Team camaraderie was there, intensity was there, we worked some new things and we were successful doing those things. Our team is really coming together as of now and it is exciting to see.”

  • Cheerleaders are second in State

    The LaRue County High School Cheerleaders took second in their division at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in the third annual KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships.

    The competition featured 77 squads spread among six divisions.

    LaRue County (269.1 points) was second in the 15-squad all-girl small division.

    Coach Renee Wright said the squad set a goal to finish in the top-10 at State.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Hart County

    MUNFORDVILLE — Freshman guard Mallory Williams hit a 3-pointer off an assist from senior forward Alyson Yingling, giving visiting LaRue County a 23-point lead over 18th District rival Hart County in the third quarter Friday night.

    But as the Lady Hawks soon found out, it’s not over until it’s over.

    The Lady Raiders whittled away at the lead, pulling to within eight points in the fourth period, but LaRue County did just enough down the stretch to hold on, 53-44.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Hart County

    Munfordville - The LaRue County Hawks earned their first win of the season Friday with a 60—46 defeat of 18th District foe Hart County.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and went 10-for-10 from the foul line.

    Wiseman scored the fourth quarter’s first five points. He converted a three-point play after grabbing a missed 3-pointer on one of his game-high 10 rebounds. He then sank two free throws to give LaRue County (1-2, 1-0 district) a 44-34 lead with 7:10 to go.

  • Jaggers resigns as football coach

    Josh Jaggers confirmed that he has resigned as LaRue County’s football coach.

    When it came to running the program, Jaggers said he had "full support" from LaRue County principal Kyle Goodlett and LaRue County athletic director David Dawson.

    Jaggers, 33, who said he plans to stay at the school, was 8-26 in three seasons with the Hawks. LaRue County, playing a lineup featuring several freshmen and sophomores, went 2-9 this year after a 42-13 loss at Corbin in the first round of the Class 3-A state playoffs.

  • BASKETBALL: LaRue falls to Nelson

     The LaRue County Hawks fell Dec. 9 to Nelson County, 49-44, at home.

    Senior forward Caleb Sheffer led LaRue County with 21 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals, while sophomore guard Cameron Dawson chipped in with six points, four assists and three rebounds.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman and freshman guard Shane King each scored six.

    The Hawks went 0-for-11 on 3-pointers.

    Kane Harris scored three; Bryson Cobb scored 2.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at Hart County at 8 p.m. Friday.

  • PHOTO: Classic Corky
  • PHOTO: Cundiff signs with Lindsey Wilson
  • PHOTO: Cundiff signs with Lindsey Wilson
  • Henry grounds Hawks in season opener

    For one spurt in the fourth quarter of their season opener Saturday night, the LaRue County Hawks saw what they might be later in the season: Caleb Sheffer attacking the rim and getting to the free throw line, Micah Wiseman setting up Cameron Dawson for 3-pointers and a slew of freshmen quickening the pace.

    But as LaRue County coach Paul Childress said, his team has “a long way to go.”