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High School Sports

  • Cheerleaders qualify for Nationals

    The LaRue County High School Cheerleaders found themselves in familiar territory Saturday as they made their annual trip to Harvest, Alabama (Sparkman High School) to compete in the UCA Northern Alabama Regional Qualifier. That familiarity proved to be beneficial as the competitive cheer squad earned their fourth straight National qualifier with a second-place finish.

  • PHOTO: ALL-REGION GOLF

    Cameron Dawson was named to the All-Region Golf Team. Only six players for Region 5 were selected. The postseason award was announced by the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association.

  • Eagles wallop Hawks, 46-26

    The LaRue County Hawks got off to a slow start Friday, but Campbellsville junior Kendon Young had no trouble getting going on a frigid, snowy night.

    Young rushed for 252 yards and five touchdowns, including four in the first quarter, to help the Eagles to a 46-26 victory over LaRue County at Hawk Field.

    Young gained 222 yards in the first quarter and had scoring runs of 85, 6, 29 and 92 yards as Campbellsville built a 26-6 lead less than 11 minutes into the game.

  • LaRue runners headed to State

    Seventh-grader Emily Pearman and eighth-grader Clair Keller qualified at Region this weekend for the KHSAA State Cross Country Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    They posted their best times of the season.

    Keller will make her second appearance at the State Meet Saturday as she ran one of her best times of the year posting a 22:07 time, and a 13th place finish at the Region 2 Class AA meet at the Hardin County Fairgrounds.

    Pearman will make her first appearance at the State Meet as she posted a 22:06 time, and placed 12th out of 87 runners.

  • PHOTO: Hands across cross country

    LaRue County High School varsity cross country runner Kristina Durbin wrote runner’s positions on the hands of elementary school competitors, from left, Canaan Taylor, Nate Faulkner and Will Faulkner.

  • Cross Country Results

    Mid-Kentucky Conference Championships

    Oct. 21

    Hillbilly Heaven course at the Bluegrass Expo Center in Bardstown

    VARSITY

    BOYS 5K

    19. Jacob Cecil – 18:53.25

    34. Christian Silva – 19:56.03

    36. Colton Thompson – 19:58.38

    51. William Pearman – 21:01.02

    62. Stiles Metcalf – 22.23.25

    72. Conrado Gonzalez – 24:14.34

    73. Chance Martin – 24:15.66

    TEAM

    7. Average time – 20:26.39

    GIRLS

  • CLASS 2A REGION 2 CROSS COUNTRY MEET

    KRISTINA DURBIN

    Senior

    Region Appearance: 6th

    Qualified for KHSAA State Meet 5 times

    “I’m hoping to make it to state as a team or individually. I feel like my time could be better but I am enjoying this season more than any of the others so I’m happy.”

    Coach Jackie Harley:

  • Hawks fall to Louisville Central

     The LaRue County Hawks were outmanned Friday by Louisville Central’s Yellow Jackets. The Hawks lost 43-7 in a Class 3-A, District 3 game.

    Central is the top seed in the district, while the Hawks fell to the fourth seed after a home loss to Elizabethtown.

    The Yellow Jackets pulled ahead 28-0 at halftime, then scored nine points in the third quarter and six in the fourth.

    The Hawks scored in the fourth quarter when junior Marquis Franklin ran for a 5-yard touchdown and senior Koy Lindsey kicked the extra point.

  • Lady Hawks fall in Region tournament

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks entered the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament with nothing to lose, especially considering who their opponent was.

    But aside from a few lapses, the Lady Hawks felt they played right with the heavily favored Bardstown Bethlehem Banshees.

    Bethlehem advanced with a 25-18, 25-21, 25-17 victory in the quarterfinals Monday night at Bruin Gym, but LaRue County was encouraged with its performance.

  • DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL: LaRue falls to Green

    The 18th District still belongs to the Green County Lady Dragons.

    Top-seeded Green County dominated second-seeded LaRue County on Tuesday night, rolling to a 25-11, 25-11, 25-6 win in the district tournament championship at Hart County.

    Green County (30-7) won its 12th straight district title, including the last nine in a row over LaRue County (14-17).