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High School Sports

  • Mat Hawks have five medalists

    LaRue County's Mat Hawks did not have a wrestler in the championship match at Saturday's State Tournament in Lexington.

    Three wrestlers fought their way out of the loser's bracket to take third: Raymundo Perez, Caleb Canter and B.J. Carman.

    Dylan West and Jared Whitlock took eighth.

  • Senior Night: Hawks whip Washington

     LaRue County whipped the visiting Washington County Commanders Feb. 12 at Hawk gym.

    It was Senior Night, but the JV Hawks took over in the fourth quarter, putting the finishing touches on an 82-30 victory.

  • 18th District Basketball Tournament Schedule

     18th District Tournament Schedule

    Hart County High School

    Feb. 19

    Girls: LaRue vs. Hart, 6:30 p.m.

    Boys: LaRue vs. Hart 8 p.m.

     

    Feb. 20

    Girls: Green vs. Caverna, 6:30 p.m.

    Boys: Green vs. Caverna, 8 p.m.

     

    Feb. 22

    Championship

    Girls: 6:30 p.m.

    Boys: 8 p.m.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks whip Washington

     Junior wing Ivy Brown had 24 points, 10 rebounds, six steals and three assists as the Lady Hawks pulled away from the Washington County Commanderettes after leading by just a point early in the third quarter.

    The homestanding Lady Hawks won 53-45 in the Feb. 12 matchup.

    Sophomore guard Alexis Brewer added 19 points, five rebounds and three assists for LaRue County, which has won four straight and 11-of-12.

    Senior forward Alisha Durbin chipped in with four points, eight rebounds, four steals and two blocks.

  • Sports Shorts

    Girls’ youth softball sign-ups

    LaRue County girls’ youth softball will hold sign-ups 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 16 and 23; and 1-3 p.m. Feb. 24, at LaRue County Park and Recreation. No late sign-ups after tryouts are held. For more information, call 270-234-4887.

     

    Youth soccer fundraiser – Mr. Gatti’s Night

  • Brown earns 2,000th career point as Lady Hawks roll

    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.

  • 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.” 

  • Cheering at Nationals
  • 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.