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High School Sports

  • TENNIS: LaRue defeats Fort Knox

    TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    April 25

    LARUE COUNTY 4, FORT KNOX 1

    University Drive Park in Elizabethtown

    Singles

    Alex Best (L) defeated Thomas Constantino (FK), 6-1, 6-1

    John Michael Lawler (L) defeated Derick Gullick (FK), 6-1, 6-3

    Rylee Greenwell (L) defeated Joseph Ament (FK), 6-2, 6-2

    Doubles

    Holden Blair /Cole Constant (LC) defeated

    Robert Bell/Will Ostlund (FK) defeated Holden Blair/Cole Constant (L), 3-6, 6-7, 5-7

    TENNIS

    GIRL’ PREP

  • Ivy Brown named USAToday/American Family Insurance Kentucky Girls’ Basketball State Player of the Year

     Ivy Brown was on a bus Thursday en route to New York for the LaRue County senior trip when she picked up her phone and checked Twitter.

    It wasn’t exactly in the most official manner, but it caught her eye when she read she had been named the USAToday/American Family Insurance Kentucky Girls’ Basketball State Player of the Year.

    Brown is the second area senior to earn a State Player of the Year award this school year from USA Today. John Hardin lineman Matt Elam, a Kentucky signee, earned the football honor.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks winless in tourney

    LARUE COUNTY GOES 0-3. The Hawks went winless in the Breast Cancer Awareness Invitational at Marion County.

    LaRue County (5-18) lost to Washington County, 6-3 and Marion County, 4-3 on Saturday, and fell to Allen County-Scottsville, 5-4 on Friday.

    n After tying the game at 2 in the top of the sixth, Washington County scored four runs in the seventh to beat the Hawks.

    Junior Koy Lindsey went 3-for-4 with two singles and a double, while freshman Matheo Lynn singled, scored a run and drove in a run.

  • TENNIS ROUNDUP

     TENNIS

    BOYS’ PREP

    April 21

    ELIZABETHTOWN 4, LARUE COUNTY 1

    University Drive Park in Elizabethtown

    Singles

    Faizan Movania (E) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-1, 6-0

    Ibrahim Siddiqui (E) def. Alex Best (LC), 6-0, 3-6, 10-8

    Ameer Haider (E) def. Cole Constant (LC), 6-4, 6-1

    Doubles

    Trevor Sanders/Kyler Hart (LC) def. Daniel Crain/Nathan Henson (E), 5-7, 7-6 (7-4), 10-5

  • Ivy Brown honored by Lexington Herald-Leader

    Lady Topper Basketball signees continue to reel in the awards following impressive senior campaigns as Ivy Brown and Shalika Smith added multiple honors following the announcement of the Lexington Herald-Leader’s All-State team on Sunday.

    Brown was named the Lexington Herald-Leader’s Girls Basketball Player of the Year in the state of Kentucky while being named an All-State First Team selection. Smith has also been named an All-State selection, earning Second Team honors from the outlet.

  • TENNIS: Conference tournament update

    LaRue County High School’s boys’ tennis doubles team of seniors Kyler Hart and Trevor Sanders advanced to the semi-finals of the Lincoln Heritage Conference Tennis Tournament at Freeman Lake Park last week after winning a hard-fought three-set victory in quarterfinal play.

     “These guys have a hunger to compete with the best doubles teams in the region, and they have the skills and growing experience to get there,” said Terry Caven, who co-coaches the boys and girls teams with Allison McDowell and Dylan Parr. 

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Hart

    The Lady Hawks defeated Hart County 5-2 Wednesday in an 18th District game.

    The visiting Lady Hawks jumped out to a 2-0 lead as seniors Brigitte Skaggs and Courtney Johnson had run-scoring groundouts, but the Lady Raiders erased the deficit with two runs in the second and one in the third.

    Senior Peyton Gardner went 2-for-3 with a double, while sophomore Jill Hughes doubled.

    Junior Emillee Cundiff  struck out four and gave up nine hits, three earned runs and one walk in six innings.

  • FOOTBALL: Teams affected by realignment

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association approved a draft of the new football alignment at the Board of Control meeting Tuesday and all seven schools will be affected in some form or fashion.

    The biggest changes are two schools – John Hardin and Fort Knox – are moving down a class, while North Hardin will be moving up.

  • Adam Sandidge, sets, breaks record

    Adam Sandidge, LaRue County’s only competitor, won the 1,600 at Friday’s Central Hardin Invitational. He set a school record with a time of 4:26.81.

    Sandidge took second in the 800, after setting the school record in the event Wednesday in the LaRue County All-Comers meet. He broke the record Friday with a time of 2:00.57.

    Sandidge had taken the lead with about 200 meters to go from Central’s Christian Wright.

    Wright regained the lead as he and Sandidge entered the final 100 meters. 

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks show no mercy

    Peyton Gardner enjoys the rare occasions she gets to see left-handed pitching, and she took full advantage April 8 against visiting 5th Region rival John Hardin.

    The left-handed hitting Gardner fell a home run short of the cycle and drove in four runs to lead the LaRue County Lady Hawks past the Lady Bulldogs, 15-0 in four innings.

    Gardner, a senior center fielder, laced a three-run double to left-center field in the fourth to enforce the mercy rule.