High School Sports

  • Lady Hawks go 3-0 in Taylor

    Senior forward Alyson Yingling recorded three double-doubles and the Lady Hawks (5-3) got above the .500 mark by winning all three of their games over the weekend in the Taylor County Christmas Tournament.

    LaRue County beat Metcalfe County, 65-48 and Lynn Camp, 55-39 on Saturday, and topped the host Lady Cardinals, 62-57 on Friday.

    Yingling had 14 points and 17 rebounds as the Lady Hawks pulled away from Metcalfe County.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks lose to North

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks fell Dec. 16 to North Hardin’s Lady Trojans, 64-48.

    North maintained the lead throughout the game.

    Freshman guard Presley Brown, who led the Lady Hawks with 17 points, knocked down a 3-pointer before she found senior forward Alyson Yingling for a basket to cut North Hardin’s lead to 31-25 midway through the second quarter.

    That was as close as LaRue County would get, though.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks outclaw Wildcats

    The LaRue County Hawks bounced back from a loss to Elizabethtown on Dec. 15 to defeat Edmonson County 64-70 the following evening.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman scored 24 points for the homestanding Hawks.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson added 19 points and six assists, while senior forward Caleb Sheffer had 16 points and seven rebounds.

    The Hawks (2-3) trailed by six after the first quarter but outscored the Wildcats, 17-8 in the second to take a three-point lead into halftime.


  • Lindsey named to all-district team

    The Louisville-area All-District football teams were selected last week by the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association.

    LaRue County’s Koy Lindsey was named to both offense and defense all-district in Class 3-A, District 3.

  • Freshman Ladies fall

    The freshmen Lady Hawks fell 24-35 Dec. 11 to Green County.

    Kristen Boone was the high scorer for LaRue with 13 points. Emma Bell added 7.

    The Lady Hawks struggled with Green County’s size in the post and gave up too many easy baskets off offensive rebounds.

  • Jaggers steps down as football coach after Thursday meeting

    Two seasons ago, Josh Jaggers was voted Class 3-A, District 3 Coach of the Year by his fellow district coaches. On his 33rd birthday, Jaggers was out of a coaching job.

    After a brisk meeting Thursday with LaRue County administrators who he would not name, Jaggers resigned Friday morning and promptly met with the team he had coached for the past three seasons.

    Jaggers said he did have the “full support” of LaRue County High School Principal Kyle Goodlett and Athletic Director David Dawson when it came to running the program.

  • LaRue breaks Hart for district win

    MUNFORDVILLE – The LaRue County Hawks earned their first win of the season Friday with a 60-46 defeat of 18th District foe Hart County.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and went 10-for-10 from the foul line.

    Wiseman scored the fourth quarter’s first five points. He converted a three-point play after grabbing a missed 3-pointer on one of his game-high 10 rebounds. He then sank two free throws to give LaRue County (1-2, 1-0 district) a 44-34 lead with 7:10 to go.

  • Lady Hawks beat Hart, fall to Caverna

    MUNFORDVILLE — Freshman guard Mallory Williams hit a 3-pointer off an assist from senior forward Alyson Yingling, giving visiting LaRue County a 23-point lead over 18th District rival Hart County in the third quarter Friday night.

    But as the Lady Hawks soon found out, it’s not over until it’s over.

    The Lady Raiders whittled away at the lead, pulling to within eight points in the fourth period, but LaRue County did just enough down the stretch to hold on, 53-44.

  • Mat Hawks take second at Bruin Classic

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks won both matches of a tri-meet Wednesday, taking on Louisville Central and Fort Knox at home.

    The Hawks defeated Louisville Central, 66-12; and dropped one match to Fort Knox, winning 66-6.

    “We saw a lot of good things out of the team,” said Head Coach Eric Burrell, in his second season. “Team camaraderie was there, intensity was there, we worked some new things and we were successful doing those things. Our team is really coming together as of now and it is exciting to see.”

  • Cheerleaders are second in State

    The LaRue County High School Cheerleaders took second in their division at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in the third annual KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships.

    The competition featured 77 squads spread among six divisions.

    LaRue County (269.1 points) was second in the 15-squad all-girl small division.

    Coach Renee Wright said the squad set a goal to finish in the top-10 at State.