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High School Sports

  • Hawks take out Nelson, Taylor

    The LaRue County Hawks whipped Nelson County Feb. 5, 71-41.

    Senior guard Kelton Ford nearly outscored the homestanding Cardinals by himself, finishing with 34 points as the Hawks won for the fifth time in six games.

    Coach Paul Childress said the team “came out ready to play.” 

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  • LaRue wins Region, sends 10 wrestlers to State

    LaRue County will send 10 wrestlers to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s State Wrestling Tournament Friday and Saturday.

    The Mat Hawks earned their 13th Region 2 victory last weekend at John Hardin High School. 

  • PHOTO: Hornback signs with LWC

     LaRue County High School senior Matt Hornback signed to play football with Lindsey-Wilson College. Front from left, Kelly Hornback, mother; Matt Hornback; Dean Hornback, father; back LCHS head football coach Josh Jaggers; and Powell Miller, assistant coach at LWC.

  • PHOTO: Gabe Shirley and Matt Thompson bound for LWC

     From left, LaRue County High School head football coach Josh Jaggers, Matt Hornback and Gabe Shirley. Hornback and Shirley have signed to play football at Lindsey-Wilson College.

  • PHOTO: Shirley signs to play football at LWC

     LaRue County High School senior Gabe Shirley signed to play football with Lindsey-Wilson College. Front from left, Jim Shirley, father; Gabe Shirley; Kellie Shirley, mother; back, LCHS head football coach Josh Jaggers; Austin Shirley, brother of Gabe Shirley and current LWC football player; and Powell Miller, assistant coach at LWC.

  • Mat Hawks win Region Tournament

    LaRue County will send 10 wrestlers to the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament next weekend. The Mat Hawks earned their 13 Region 2 victory with 221 points. Central Hardin was second with 200 points.

    The tournament was held at John Hardin Friday and Saturday. Six Mat Hawks are Region champions –  Kyle Edlin (120 pounds); Dylan West (132); Raymundo Perez (138); B.J. Carman (182); Jared Whitlock (160); and Caleb Canter (170).

    Runners-up: Spencer Hines (145); and Tony Couch (195).

    Third: Tanner Mouser (126)

    Fourth: Dawson Bingham (106)

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Nelson

     The LaRue County Hawks whipped Nelson County Feb. 5, 71-41.

    Senior guard Kelton Ford nearly outscored the homestanding Cardinals by himself, finishing with 34 points as the Hawks won for the fifth time in six games.

    Ford almost had a quadruple-double as he had 10 steals, eight rebounds and seven assists, while junior forward Tyler Howell added 13 points and eight rebounds.

    Junior forward Kody Key-Close scored nine points, while senior guard Dustin Coulter and sophomore forward Caleb Sheffer each scored five.

  • Lady Hawks come from behind to defeat Nelson

     Sophomore guard Alexis Brewer scored 23 points and junior guard Ivy Brown added a double-double Feb. 5 as the visiting Lady Hawks knocked off Nelson County – one of the top teams in the 5th Region.

    The Lady Hawks won, 58-55, despite a 32-26 deficit at halftime.

    “We did a good job of playing from behind and not panicking,” said Coach Travis Wootton. “We have played a tough schedule so we were prepared for this game. I think it was their first home loss this year. It was a good bounce back game for us.”

  • Hawks maul Meade, fall to E'town

     The LaRue County Hawks mauled Meade County’s Green Waves Tuesday, Jan. 29, 44-29.