High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Childress breaks wins record

    With a win against Menifee County last week, Paul Childress took his place in the record books, as he became the winningest coach in the history of LaRue County High School Basketball. With his 159th win, Childress moved ahead of Corky Cox for the most all-time.

    Coming in to the season, Cox ranked first, with a record of 158-117 over the course of 10 seasons from 1958 to 1968. Childress had 155 wins to 105 losses over nine seasons.

  • Mat Hawks wrestle illness

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks and coaches have been battling the flu.

    Coach Eric Burrell said six of his wrestlers were ill during the holidays.

    The team competed at the Meade County Tsunami Duals Dec. 22-23, going 6-4.

    The Hawks defeated Central 42-30; Corydon, Indiana, 60-18; DeSales, 48-12; Iroquois, 36-31; and Apollo 48-27. They blanked Fort Knox, 66-0.

    The team fell to Central Hardin, 40-34; Christian County, 48-30; Wayne County, 39-37; and Meade County, 45-24.

     Individual results

    106 - Stiles Metcalf 8-2

  • Hawks win Holiday Classic

    Micah Wiseman came through in the clutch for the LaRue County Hawks.

    The senior guard drilled the game-winning 3-pointer as time expired to give the host Hawks a 60-57 win over Bardstown Bethlehem in the National Guard Holiday Classic championship game.

    Wiseman hit 5-of-7 from the arc and scored 23 for LaRue County (6-5), which won its own tournament for the fifth straight year.

    Senior forward Caleb Sheffer chipped in with 14 points and eight rebounds, while sophomore guard Cameron Dawson chipped in with 10 points, three assists and two steals.