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High School Sports

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks win on the road

    After finding ways to lose three straight weeks, the LaRue County Hawks found a way to win. On the road, no less.

    The Hawks kept the Russell County Lakers scoreless on all eight of their possessions and senior Koy Lindsey’s fumble recovery on the Lakers’ final offensive play gave the Hawks three turnovers as LaRue County held on, 14-10.

  • PHOTO: Record broken

    Junior running back Marquis Franklin broke the LaRue County Hawks Football record of longest play from scrimmage when he was able to take the ball 99 yards on the first play from scrimmage Sept. 26 at Marion County. The previous record of 96 yards from scrimmage was held by Chris Singleton and Justin Thurman during the 2005 season. Franklin also now shares the 99-yard record with 16 other players from across the state since 1972.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Hart

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks inched closer to the .500 mark with a 3-0 win (25-7, 25-22, 25-8) win over visiting 18th District rival Hart County on Sept. 29.

    Sophomore outside hitter Cidney Neagle led the Lady Hawks (12-13, 4-1 district) with 10 kills, four aces, one block and one dig, while junior middle hitter Chloe Owen added seven aces, six digs and five kills.

  • GOLF: Dawson finishes strong to win Region

    LaRue County sophomore Cameron Dawson’s day at the Boys’ 5th Region Golf Tournament didn’t get off to a good start, but he couldn’t have envisioned a better ending.

    Dawson rebounded from a bogey on his first hole to fire an even-par 72 to win the tournament Sept. 30 at Elizabethtown Country Club. He became the first LaRue County golfer to win the region since Chad Hines in 1997.

  • PHOTO: Cheer On
  • RESULTS: Volleyball

    VOLLEYBALL

    LaRue 2 sets, Marion County 3 (25-22, 18-25, 20-25, 25-15, 13-15)

    Keeahnna Bowen - 2 kills, 37 assists, 1 ace, 3 digs

    Cidney Neagle - 8 kills, 2 digs,

    Chloe Owen - 11 kills, 1 ace, 6 digs, 1 block

    Kylie Rogers - 1 assist, 3 digs

    Alyson Yingling - 5 kills, 4 aces, 6 digs, 3 blocks

    Tessa Yingling - 9 kills, 3 aces, 6 digs,

    Kenzie Bradley - 2 kills, 1 dig

    Breea Kirkpatrick - 1 dig

    LaRue 3 sets, Caverna 0 (25-9, 25-7, 25-5)

  • RESULTS: Cross Country

    CROSS COUNTRY

    Girl’s varsity

    113 runners

    Kristina Durbin, 21, 22:17

    Alexis Grimes, 48, 24:01

    Clair Keller, 64, 24:44

    Sophe Pepper, 84, 25:53

    Amanda Brewer, 93, 26:54

    Samantha Martin, 98, 27:05

    Celeste Menard, 111, 32:51

    12th of 15 teams

    Boys Varsity

    131 runners

    Jake Cecil, 75, 20:10

    Christian Silva, 92, 21:28

    William Pearman, 94, 21:39

    Stiles Metcalf, 101, 22:03

  • RESULTS: Football

    The Hawks lost to the Marion County Knights Friday, 34-41.

    On the Hawks’ first play of the night, junior running back Marquis Franklin matched the school record for longest play from scrimmage with a 99-yard touchdown run. He finished with 143 yards on 17 carries.

    The Hawks were down 33-20 at the half but took the lead 34-33 in the third quarter. Marion County scored again in the fourth quarter for the win.

    LaRue 34, Marion County 41

    Scoring by Quarters

    LaRue 12 8 14 0.............34

  • Boys crush C-ville; Girls sweep Barren

    BOYS SOCCER

     

    LaRue 1, Grayson 0

    The LaRue County Boys’ Soccer team lost to Grayson in the championship game in the Trojan Classic in Glasgow last weekend. Both teams had strong defensive lines and were able to remain scoreless at the half.

    Riley Whitaker, Trevor Cecil, Timmy Sutherland, and Hunter Pearman were able to shut down Grayson attempts by being fast to the ball and with precise placement of sends.

  • Cundiff takes over Lady Hawks Softball

    Rocky Cundiff will serve as the interim head coach of the LaRue County Lady Hawks Softball program. The LaRue County Athletic Department announced Monday morning that Cundiff will replace Aaron Howell, who now serves as assistant principal at Central Hardin High School.

    Coach Cundiff has served as the freshman softball coach the last two seasons taking a 9-19 team in 2013 and turning it around to a 25-10 record this past season. He has had a strong influence in the feeder system of LaRue and Hardin Counties for the last six years.