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High School Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Green

    Ivy Brown used an unexpected stay on the bench to her advantage Friday night.

    Sitting the entire second quarter because she picked up two fouls in less than 2 minutes to start the game, the LaRue County junior wing still finished with a game-high 25 points as the homestanding Lady Hawks surged past the Green County Lady Dragons, 63-50 and into the driver’s seat in the 18th District.

  • Basketball: Lady Hawks defeat Bardstown

     It didn’t take long for the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to turn Thursday’s game against 5th Region foe Bardstown into a rout.

    The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 21-point lead after the first quarter en route to a 63-27 win over the Lady Tigers.

    Junior guard Ivy Brown had 22 points, 13 rebounds and four steals for LaRue County (8-3), while sophomore guard Alexis Brewer chipped in with 15 points, seven assists and five steals.

  • Engstrand takes reins at Green County

     Chris Engstrand, a 1997 LaRue County High School graduate, has been named head football coach of the Green County High School Dragons.

    The 2001 Campbellsville University graduate goes to Green County from Fairdale High School where his Bulldogs posted a 5-16 record during his two-year tenure there.

    Prior to that, his Henry County teams amassed a 28-19 record in four seasons (2006-09).  

  • Hawks win National Guard Holiday Classic Tournament

    The LaRue County Hawks won the sixth annual National Guard Holiday Classic basketball tournament over winter break. The tournament, hosted by the Hawks, featured eight teams.

  • Chris Engstrand named head football coach at Green County High School

     Chris Engstrand, a 1997 LaRue County High School graduate, has been named the new head football coach at Green County High School, the Greensburg Record-Herald reported Monday.

  • PHOTO: Senior Hawks

     Senior members of the Hawks’ basketball team are from left, Kelton Ford, Jackson Venegas, Dustin Coulter and Gabe Shirley. Head Coach Paul Childress is in front. 

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks begin play in National Guard Holiday Classic tonight

     After a tumultuous start, the LaRue County Hawks seem to have started to put things together.

    They just wrapped up playing in the Capital City Invitational at Frankfort Western Hills, where the team recorded a runner-up finish. Childress thought it was a positive tournament which helped develop their teamwork. He hopes that doesn’t disappear during their National Guard Holiday Classic, which begins this afternoon.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks win two in tourney

     The Lady Hawks defeated East Carter’s Lady Raiders Dec. 23 in overtime in the final game of the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic.

    Junior center Alley Evans made a putback with less than 9 seconds left in overtime to put the Lady Hawks over the top.

    Evans just missed a double-double (nine points, 10 rebounds), while junior wing Ivy Brown had 17 points, four assists, four blocks and four steals. Sophomore guard Alexis Brewer chipped in with 15 points and seven rebounds.

  • Hawks take second in tournament

    The LaRue County Hawks defeated Western Hills (73-58) and Henry County (62-45) before falling to Louisville Doss (53-38) in the Capital City Invitational at Frankfort Western Hills over winter break.

    Senior guard Kelton Ford continued his torrid play in leading the Hawks past the Henry County Wildcats and into the championship of the Capital City Classic at Frankfort Western Hills.

    Ford had 24 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals, while junior forward Kody Key-Close added 11 points, two steals, one rebound and one assist.

  • Lady Hawks drop two games

     

    The Lady Hawks lost two games in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic over winter break.

    They dropped 46-37 to Louisville Assumption despite having the lead 18-to-16 at halftime.

    Junior guard Ivy Brown led LaRue County with 15 points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists, while sophomore guard Alexis Brewer added nine points and two steals.

    Senior forward Haley Holt scored eight points, hitting one of three 3-point attempts.

    Junior center Alley Evans scored three and had six rebounds.