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High School Sports

  • PHOTO: LCHS Boys' Track Team

    Members of the LaRue County High School boys track team are front from left, Parker Anderson, Austin Parrish, Jeremiah Bush, Kendrik Weathers, Russell Young, Jordan Hodges, Masyn Cobb; second row, Jacob Cecil, Dmontrell Trumbo, Tyree Jones, Saul Marin, Marquis Franklin, Raymundo Perez, Hunter Griffin, Hunter Harrison, Hunter Thomas; back, Dylan Goodin, Adam Sandidge, Matthew Senesi, Damarcus McCray, Trevor Wallace, Randy Young, Jataivian Powell, Jeremy Luttrell, Michael Geffre, Wesley Akers and Josef Martin.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks beat Grayson

    The third-ranked Louisville Mercy Jaguars aren’t an area team, but they claimed the unofficial area championship with a 3-0 showing against area teams Friday and Saturday in the 16-team TSOA Tournament at Meade-Olin Park in Brandenburg.

    Mercy earned a 3-2 win over Meade County in Saturday evening’s semifinals after beating No. 19 Central Hardin in Saturday afternoon’s quarterfinals, 5-3. In pool play, Mercy no-hit LaRue County in five innings, 12-0 as the Lady Hawks committed five errors

  • TENNIS: LaRue defeats Nelson

    TENNIS
    BOYS
    LARUE COUNTY 3, NELSON COUNTY 2
    Results from Friday’s match in Hodgenville:
    Singles
    Ryan Abell (LC) def. Joseph Cesare (NC), 6-1, 6-2
    David Chan (NC) def. Ryan Hornback (LC), 6-2, 6-4
    Nick Browning (NC) def. Tyler Skaggs (LC), 8-4
    Doubles
    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Brendan Matthews/Daniel Spalding (NC), 6-1, 6-1
    Alex Best/Preston Howell (LC) def. Derrick Zielke/Drew Martin (NC), 3-6, 6-4, 10-7
    Exhibition Doubles
    John Michael Lawler/Michael Brey (LC) def. Jacob Newton/Travis Martin (NC), 6-4

  • TRACK: Lady Hawks learn teamwork

     The strength of this year’s LaRue County High School girls’ track team likely lies in the athletes knowing that there is always room for improvement, according to coach Laura Kudrna.

    “None of the girls come out thinking they know it all or that they are the sole individual to win it all for the team,” said the fifth-grade teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, in her third year as coach. “We all know that everyone contributes to the team, whether it’s an individual event, relay or field.”

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Bardstown

     The LaRue County Hawks defeated Bardstown 12-11 March 19 in 10 innings.

    Junior Austin McDowell scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th, lifting the Hawks to their second straight win.

    McDowell, who went 3-for-5 and drove in two runs, stole second and third before scoring on Bardstown’s third wild pitch of the game. Senior Cole Hughes went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs, while eighth-grader Cameron Dawson doubled in a run.

  • 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.