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High School Sports

  • Lady Hawks blanked in last stand at Region

    BARDSTOWN – The Lady Hawks were blanked in late semifinals of the 5th Region Softball Tournament at Nelson County.

    LaRue’s Ladies fell 11-0 in six innings to Central Hardin’s Lady Bruins – the eventual Region champs.

    Sophomore shortstop Kelsey McGuffin pounded out three homers for Central Hardin Tuesday. She hit the last three strikes she saw over the fence at Mike Lusk Field.

  • Derek Bell named new soccer coach

     Derek Bell has been named the new boys’ head soccer coach at LaRue County High School following former head coach Chuck Holloway’s resignation due to health concerns.

    Bell, who has served as Hawks’ assistant coach since 2008, praised Holloway who launched the soccer program at LCHS, coaching co-ed and later boys’ and girls’ teams.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks fall in Region semifinals

    BARDSTOWN – The Lady Hawks were blanked in late semifinals of the 5th Region Softball Tournament at Nelson County.

    LaRue’s Ladies fell 11-0 in six innings to Central Hardin’s Lady Bruins.

    Sophomore shortstop Kelsey McGuffin pounded out three homers for Central Hardin Tuesday. She hit the last three strikes she saw over the fence at Mike Lusk Field.

  • Lady Hawks win first round of Region Tournament

    BARDSTOWN – With his team having already played, and crushed, host Nelson County once this year, LaRue County coach Aaron Howell didn’t want the Lady Hawks overlooking the Lady Cards when the teams hooked back up Monday evening in the 5th Region Softball Tournament’s late quarterfinal at Mike Lusk Field.

    The surging Lady Hawks finished with nine hits and scored at least three runs in each of the first three innings as they cruised past the 19th District runner-ups, 12-2 in five innings.

  • Lady Hawks are District Champs

    HORSE CAVE — Emillee Cundiff could have gotten down on herself and allowed things to snowball in Thursday’s 18th District Softball Tournament final at Caverna.

    After giving up a three-run home run to Green County senior Madison Sidebottom with two outs in the bottom of the first, things could have gotten worse for the LaRue County sophomore.

    But they didn’t.

  • Hawks fall to Central Hardin in Region Tourney

    The Hawks fell 11-1 in five innings Monday to Central Hardin in the first round of the 5th Region Baseball Tournament.

    Senior Caleb Canter was hit by a pitch, stole second, moved to third on senior Kelton Ford’s grounder and scored on eighth-grader Cameron Dawson’s grounder.

    LaRue County senior Jordan McGaw had the team’s only hit.

  • Hawks fall to Green in District final

    HORSE CAVE– The LaRue County High School Hawks fell 5-1 Wednesday to Green County in the 18th District Baseball Tournament.

    Green County pitcher Brennen Milby struck out 10 in a complete game to lead his team to a victory.

    LaRue County tried every trick in the book against Milby.

  • 5th Region Tournament Update

    Girls Region Tourney

    The Lady Hawks advance to the semi-finals of the 5th Regional Tournament after a 12-2 win in 5 innings over Nelson County.

    LaRue will play Central Hardin at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Nelson County High School.

    Boys’ Region tourney

    The Hawks lost 11-1 in five innings to Central Hardin in first round of the 5th Region Tournament.

  • 5th Region Baseball: LaRue faces Green

    Central Hardin coach Todd Thompson stated the obvious following Saturday morning’s 5th Region Baseball Tournament draw. He has been through this a time or two before, so he doesn’t get too caught up in the pairings.

    “It doesn’t matter who you play, we have to come out and be at the top of our game,” Thompson said. “Everyone in the tournament is a good team and whoever you play is probably going to throw their best (pitcher). We have to be ready to play.”

  • 5th Region Softball Tourney starts Monday

    BARDSTOWN — Saturday morning’s 5th Region Softball Tournament draw at first-time host Nelson County.

    The defending champions will take the field first as the 18th District Tournament runner-up Green County Lady Dragons (21-9) take on the 20th District champion Taylor County Lady Cardinals (29-9) at 11 a.m. Monday. The teams met May 8 in Campbellsville with Green County eking out a 1-0 victory.