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High School Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Ladies fall in LIT

    LOUISVILLE— Three was the magic number Friday night for the Louisville Sacred Heart Valkyries.

    Scoring 21 points from the 3-point arc, the eighth-ranked Valkyries pulled away from the 15th-ranked LaRue County Lady Hawks, 70-59 in the quarterfinals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University’s Knights Hall.

    “Guarding the 3 was definitely our biggest weakness tonight, and it has been all season,” said LaRue County senior guard Ivy Brown. “We have to close out faster and know where their shooters are.”

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks topple North Oldham

    As his team huddled around him after the first quarter, LaRue County coach Paul Childress reminded the Hawks there was plenty of time left to make a run Saturday afternoon against the North Oldham Mustangs.

    Trailing by 14 at the time, the Hawks methodically chipped away. After taking its first lead in the fourth quarter, LaRue County won going away, 66-52 in the Nathan McCurry Classic at John Hardin.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks topple E’town

    With two of the top teams in Kentucky and several of the state’s best players, what separated the LaRue County Lady Hawks from the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers was the work they did on the offensive glass.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Central by 50 points

    After sitting at the start of the game, junior guard Alexis Brewer scored 21 of her 23 points in a span of 11:50 in the first half to spark the Lady Hawks to an 82-32 win Thursday against the Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

  • BASKETBALL PHOTO: The Best

     Freshman Alex Best put up a shot in a recent JV basketball game.

  • WRESTLING PHOTO: Escape

    Mat Hawk senior Raymundo Perez, ranked in the top-five in the state in his weight class, escaped from his DeSales opponent in recent wrestling action. The Mat Hawks missed last weekend’s tournament due to weather.

  • Hawks lose two on the road

    The second quarter Friday night at North Bullitt is one the LaRue County Hawks would like to forget. LaRue County was held to two points and let a 13-point lead slip away as the Eagles pulled away for a 79-60 win.

  • WRESTLING: Wrestling Sectionals

    Sectionals Jan. 18

  • BASKETBALL: Ivy Brown selected for All American Games

    The honors keep coming for LaRue County High School senior Ivy Brown.
    The Lady Hawk, who recently broke the all-time school scoring record in basketball has been nominated to play in the 2014 McDonald’s All American Games. This year’s list boasts players from 44 states and the District of Columbia who have been selected by high school coaches, athletic directors, principals and members of the McDonald’s All American Games Selection Committee.
    Brown is one of seven Kentucky players chosen.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks heading to State Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks ended up in a three-way tie with Doss and Louisville Central for first place at Saturday’s sectional duals.
    Sectionals are a qualifier for the prestigious State Duals tournament sponsored by the Kentucky High School Wrestling Coaches Association.
    The Mat Hawks defeated Louisville DeSales and Doss, but lost to Louisville Central.
    Doss, in turn, beat Louisville Central.