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High School Sports

  • Hawks at first home game Friday

    The LaRue County Hawks had a great first half against Green County Friday night. But a pair of fumbles in the second half turned the tide and the Hawks (0-4) fell, 50-21.

    At halftime, the Hawks were down 21-14. Senior wideout Michael Neal scored on a six-yard run in the first quarter and sophomore running back Marquis “Tootie” Franklin scored on a one-yard run on third-and-goal just before halftime.

  • Lady Hawks back on track

    The Lady Hawks lost their second straight Thursday in three sets to Green County (25-16, 25-19, 25-15).

    Senior middle hitter Ivy Brown paced visiting LaRue County with six kills, two blocks and one dig, while senior middle hitter Alley Evans had four kills, two aces, two blocks and one dig.

    Sophomore outside hitter Chloe Owen added three digs, two kills and one ace, while the Yingling sisters – Alyson and Tessa – combined for four kills.

  • Girls Soccer Schedule -September 11, 2013

    Sept. 11 Breckinridge County home 7 p.m.

    Sept. 14 Marion County away 10 a.m.

    Sept. 16 Meade County home 5:30 p.m.

    Sept. 18 Glasgow away 5:30 p.m.

    Sept. 20 North Hardin away 5:30 p.m.

    Sept. 23 Fort Knox away 7 p.m.

    Sept. 25 Breckinridge County away 7 p.m.

    Oct. 2 Seneca home 5:30 p.m.
     

  • Lady Hawks on 6-game winning streak

    Senior midfielder Abby Modrowski scored twice to lift the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 3-2 win over the North Hardin Lady Trojans on Saturday.

    Freshman midfielder Hattie Ward also scored for LaRue County (5-1), which set a school record with its fifth straight win.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made 18 saves for the Lady Hawks, who have outscored opponents 24-6 during their winning streak.

    Senior attacker Raven Graves and freshman attacker Katie Moreland scored for the Lady Trojans (3-3), who lost for the third time in four games.

  • 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.