High School Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Cumberland County

    The LaRue County Hawks defeated Cumberland County Dec. 21 in the McDonald’s Holiday Classic at Adair County.

    The Hawks built a double-digit lead early in the second quarter and coasted to a lopsided 77-47 victory.

    Hawks head coach Paul Childress was especially pleased with his offense, which produced 21 assists on 32 baskets. Thomas Harmon dished out five assists, while Micah Wiseman had four. Kody Key-Close and Caleb Sheffer each had three.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to Edmonson

    The LaRue County Hawks lost 60-46 Dec. 17 to the homestanding Edmonson County Wildcats.

    The Wildcats overcame four 3-pointers by freshman guard Cameron Dawson to hold off the Hawks.

    Senior forward Kody Key-Close paced LaRue County with 17 points and two assists, while Dawson –who hit 4-of-10 from the arc –chipped in with 12 points.

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer and junior guard Micah Wiseman each scored five. Thomas Harman added four points; Michael Neal scored two; Tyler Howell scored one.

  • Lady Hawks beat North Hardin

     Having watched her team blow one big lead, the well-rested Alexis Brewer wasn’t about to let the LaRue County Lady Hawks waste another lead Tuesday night.

    Sitting much of the game because of foul trouble, the junior guard scored the Lady Hawks’ final seven points as they held on for a 70-64 win over the North Hardin Lady Trojans at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

    Brewer picked up her fourth foul with more than 11 minutes left in the game, causing her to miss the end of the third quarter and the first 3 minutes of the fourth quarter.

  • WRESTLING: Four Mat Hawks undefeated at Bruin Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks went 3-1 at Saturday’s Central Hardin Bruin Duals.

  • Lady Hawks hammer Hart, fall to Henderson

    Had she been a little more pass happy Friday night, Ivy Brown could have finished with a quadruple double against visiting Hart County.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Hart

    Senior Kody Key-Close had a career shooting night and junior forward Caleb Sheffer just missed a double-double as the LaRue County Hawks opened 18th District play Dec. 13 with a convincing 74-57 win over the visiting Hart County Raiders.

  • CHEER: Cheerleaders win Region

    LaRue County High School’s cheerleading team placed seventh in the KHSAA Competitive Cheer State Championships at Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in Lexington Saturday.

  • Cheerleaders win 5th Region Championship

    The LaRue County High School Cheerleaders won the 5th Region Championship Wednesday night at Central Hardin High School.
    The squad will compete at State Saturday.

  • GIRLS' BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks beat Waves, fall to Anderson

    Junior Alexis Brewer scored 11 of her career-high 32 points in the fourth quarter, sparking the Lady Hawks to a 69-56 win Dec. 5 over the Lady Waves.

  • BOYS' BASKETBALL: Hawks downed by Marion County

    The homestanding Hawks (0-1) couldn’t hold onto a seven-point lead at the half, falling to the Marion County Knights 72-67 in Saturday’s Classic.