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High School Sports

  • Lady Hawks lose to 23-ranked Central Hardin

     The Lady Hawks lost 8-5 March 19 to 23rd-ranked Central Hardin Lady Bruins.

    After the Lady Hawks put up a spirited rally, the homestanding Lady Bruins awoke from their sudden offensive slumber to subdue their 5th Region rival.

    The Lady Bruins’ final four hits came in their three-run fifth inning as Central Hardin topped the Lady Hawks.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Durbin wins 1,600-meter

     Sophomore Kristina Durbin won the girls’ 1,600-meter run March 15 at the LaRue County All-Comers Meet. Durbin’s time, 6:00.46, was tops in a field of 14.

    Freshman Nichole Thomas had a good day, placing fourth out of 22 in the 800-meters with a time of 2:48.58; and third in the triple jump with a distance of 28-03.00.

    Junior Misha Jakes tied for second in the high jump with a distance of 4-04.00.

    Senior Sheridan Myers was fourth in discus with a distance of 72-10.

  • TENNIS: Boys' team defeats Bethlehem

     LaRue County High School’s tennis teams played Bardstown Bethlehem March 19.

    The boys’ team won 5-0 with Ryan Abell, LaRue’s No. 1 singles player defeating Ezra Suertes 6-0, 6-0.

    Ryan Hornback defeated Adam Rogers, 6-1, 6-1; Tyler Skaggs defeated John Simms, 8-3.

    In No. 1 doubles, the team of Kyler Hart and Trevor Sanders defeated Suertes and Rogers.

    Alex Best and Preston Howell defeated Jessie Plouvier and Janzten Sivori, 6-1, 6-0.

  • Tennis teams in full swing

     LaRue County High School’s tennis teams won their opening meets March 8 against Washington County.

  • SOFTBALL PREVIEW: Lady Hawks return one senior

     Coming off a 14-22 season last year, LaRue County High School softball coach Aaron Howell is looking for his Lady Hawks to rebuild and refresh not only their skills but also their mental approach to the game.

  • Hawks open season with three losses and a win over Fort Knox

     The LaRue County Hawks had a rough first week of baseball season, losing three and winning one.

  • Season Preview: Hawks unleash pitching aces

     Like an F-35 Strike Eagle fighter fully armed with a payload of Harm missiles, LaRue County High School’s varsity baseball Hawks enter this season’s battles loaded with formidable veteran pitching aces capable of hurling their projectiles fast and on target to home plate.

  • Season Preview: Boys' track short on experience, long on work ethic

     With only one senior on his LaRue County High School boys’ track team, first-year coach Orion Tucker is looking for hard work and positive attitudes to propel his Hawks toward this season’s objectives.

    “Our goal is to build a solid foundation, to improve on last year’s times, to try to surprise a few teams this year, to finish top five in the region, to send the team to state, and, if not, to send as many individuals we can,” said Tucker, a graduate of Kentucky State University who since 2006 has been employed at The Life Connection.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks win season opener

     The LaRue County Lady Hawks won their season opener March 14 with a 10-4 thrashing of Bardstown Bethlehem in eight innings.

    Junior Brigitte Skaggs went 2-for-5 with a double and five RBIs as the visiting Lady Hawks knocked off the Banshees.

    Bethlehem scored first, bringing in two runs in the bottom of the first inning. LaRue didn’t score until the third inning – but scored six in the final inning.

    Freshman Jill Hughes chipped in with two doubles and two RBIs, while junior Peyton Gardner had three singles and an RBI.

  • TENNIS: LaRue falls to John Hardin

    BOYS' PREP

    THURSDAY'S SCORES

    JOHN HARDIN 4, LARUE COUNTY 1

    ELIZABETHTOWN - Scores from Thursday's match at the Freeman Lake Tennis
    Complex:

    Singles

    Tyler Edlin (JH) def. Ryan Abell (LC), 6-0, 6-1

    Keiren Bowen (LC) def. Hebert Veldenz (JH), 6-1, 6-1

    Nathan Anderson (JH) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-2, 6-3

    Doubles

    Jared Anderson/Carson McCann (JH) def. Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC),