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High School Sports

  • Hawks blanked by Spencer County

    Penalties and injuries plagued the LaRue County Hawks Friday as they were blanked by the Spencer County Bears.

    Sophomore running back Logan Holbrook rushed for a game-high 176 yards on 13 carries and scored four of Spencer County’s six touchdowns as the homestanding Bears pounded the Hawks, 42-0.

    Holbrook scored the first three touchdowns on a 50-yard run, a 75-yard interception return and a 27-yard rumble to stake the Bears to a 21-0 lead. He tacked on a 2-yard scoring run in the third quarter to make it 35-0.

  • Lady Hawks raise $1,700 to fight cancer

    The Lady Hawks Volleyball Team had a win-win Thursday.

    The team improved its record with a 3-1 win over Taylor County – and raised more than $1,700 in the Volley for the Cure fundraiser. The team and crowd honored cancer survivors and through T-shirt sales and concessions, raised money for the American Cancer Society.

    “None of that would’ve been possible without the great crowd we had,” said Head Coach Ben Schell.

  • Band of Hawks takes Reserve Grand Champion at Bourbon

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks started the season off strong competing in Bourbon County on Saturday. In preliminary competition the Hawks outscored every Class AAA band to win awards for Best Music Performance, Best Visual Performance, Best Effect and First Place.  

    The Hawks outscored the second place band by “an incredible spread of 3.2 points,” said Band Director Jaime Smith.  

  • Sandidge takes third in run

    LaRue County senior Adam Sandidge placed third at Saturday’s Central Kentucky Run for the Gold at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    His time was 16:55.20.

    Sandidge was looking to atone for what he called a lackluster showing at the St. Xavier Tiger Run last weekend. While his time isn’t where he’d like it be, he said it’s getting better.

  • Hawks back in winning form

    The LaRue County Soccer Hawks broke a four-match losing streak with two wins last week.

    The team whipped homestanding 2nd District rival Taylor County, 5-1, Tuesday.

    The Hawks took an early lead only to see a fluke goal from Taylor County tie the game at half time. The second half saw the Hawks up the level and add an unanswered four goals.

    Junior midfielder Miguel Martinez scored his first varsity goal for the Hawks and that was followed with a “Beckhamesk” first varsity goal from the half way line by junior defender Trevor Cecil.

  • Lady Hawk Volleyball -September 4, 2013

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks went 2-2 on Saturday, losing to Louisville Ballard, 25-18, 31-29 in the silver division semifinals at the First Spike Invitational at the Ohio Valley Volleyball Center in Louisville.

    In pool play, the Lady Hawks beat North Hardin (25-22, 10-25, 15-11) and North Bullitt (no score available) and lost to Jeffersontown (19-25, 25-12, 15-11).

    Senior middle hitter Ivy Brown finished with a team-high 27 kills and six blocks, while senior middle hitter Alley Evans had 26 kills and a team-high four blocks.

  • Lady Hawk Soccer -September 4, 2013

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks soccer team mercy-ruled 5th Region Fort Knox Aug. 28, 10-0.

    Seniors Shelbi Brooks, Peyton Gardner and Sydney Price and freshman Gillian Nunn each had two goals for LaRue.

    Sophomore Nichole Thomas and junior Rachel Wolf also scored for the Ladies.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made one save while junior reserve Harley Keller made five.

  • Hawks fall to Hart, 19-16

    Digging out of a two-score deficit, the homestanding Hart County Raiders scored twice in the final 20 minutes Friday night as they rallied by the LaRue County Hawks, 19-16 in the border rivals’ first meeting since 1998.

  • Hawks beginning to mesh as team

    The LaRue County Soccer Hawks lost their opening game on Aug. 20, 9-1, to district foe Marion County.

    Senior forward Curtis Milby scored the visiting Hawks’ lone goal – and first for the team this season.  Casey Brooks had his first assist for the varsity team.

    Junior goalkeeper Holden Blair had 11 saves.

    Quintin Majors, Miguel Martinez, Chase Watson and Milby also took shots.

  • Lady Hawks off to bright start 'one day at a time'

    Having brought home an 18th District runner-up trophy last season, LaRue County High School’s girls’ soccer team is taking it one game at a time this year, according to girls’ head coach Laura Kudrna.

    “We analyze our strengths and weaknesses and learn from mistakes,” said Kudrna, who teaches fifth grade at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    “We become better than the last game because we take the time to discuss what we must do to become a more cohesive team.”