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High School Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Central Hardin

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks had one of the state’s top duos the last few seasons, and they’re hoping a new one is in the works with freshmen guards Presley Brown and Mallory Williams.

    The pair sure looked up to the task Saturday afternoon.

    Brown and Williams combined for 40 points and 18 steals as the Lady Hawks pulled away from visiting Central Hardin, 69-54 in the Corky Cox Classic.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall to Meade

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks suffered a 71-34 loss Thursday to Meade County’s Lady Waves in Brandenburg.

    LaRue had 29 turnovers in the season opener.

    STATS: Mallory Williams 13, Alyson Yingling 13, Presley Brown 4, Sophie Akin 2, Delany Eastridge 2. FG: 11-31. FT: 10-21. 3-pointers: 2-7 (Williams 2-3, Eastridge 0-3, Brown 0-1). Rebs: 21 (Yingling 8, Brown 5). Assists: 8 (Brown 3, Williams 3).

    LaRue County 7 16 4 7—34

    Meade County 13 14 27 17—71

  • Basketball Schedules and Rosters

    HAWKS

    Dec. 6 Henry HOME 7 p.m.

    Dec. 9 Nelson HOME 7:30 p.m. (JV 6:30 p.m.)

    Dec. 12 Hart AWAY 7 p.m.

    Dec. 15 Elizabethtown HOME 7:30 p.m. (JV 6 p.m.)

    Dec. 16 Edmonson HOME 8 p.m. (JV 6:30 p.m.)

    Dec. 19 Caverna HOME 8 p.m. (JV 6:30 p.m.)

    Beltline Electric Christmas Tournament

    Dec. 22 MCCRACKEN

    Dec. 23 MCCRACKEN

    National Guard Holiday Classic

    Dec. 29 Cumberland HOME

    Dec. 29 Crittenden HOME

    Dec. 30 TBA HOME

    Dec. 31 TBA HOME

  • Corky Cox Classic to serve as tip-off

    The Corky Cox Basketball Classic will be held Saturday, Dec. 6 at the LaRue County High School gym.

    This is the third year of the boys’ and girls’ basketball tournament honoring one of LaRue County’s coaching legends.

    Coach Corky Cox accumulated many accolades and accomplishments as a player at Valley High School where he graduated in 1950. He continued his playing days at the University of Louisville where he was voted the team MVP and the most popular player by fans in 1954.

  • Lady Hawks look to soar

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks will undergo some obvious changes this season. The most obvious change will be the absence of two of the most prolific Lady Hawk basketball players in school history. Miss Basketball Ivy Brown has taken her talents to Western Kentucky Universtiy, while Alexis Brewer has transferred to Bardstown High School.

  • Hoop Hawks ready for season

    Ask any veteran basketball coach what is needed for a successful basketball season and one would include talent, size, quickness and a solid basketball IQ. This year’s Hawk basketball team looks to have some of all the ingredients. Time will tell if that develops.

  • PHOTO: Soccer honors
  • Cheerleaders win region

     LaRue County High School cheerleaders are headed to Lexington on Dec. 13 to compete in the KHSAA Competitive Cheer State Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena. It’s the sixth consecutive year the girls have won the right to go to State.

    LaRue County won the seven-squad all-girl small division (six-12 cheerleaders) – the only division with more than two entrants. Twelve schools competed in the 5th Region championships Wednesday night at Bruin Gym in Cecilia. Bardstown took second; Thomas Nelson was third.

  • Cheerleaders headed to State

     LaRue County High School cheerleaders are headed to Lexington on Dec. 13 to compete in the KHSAA Competitive Cheer State Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena.

    LaRue County won the seven-squad all-girl small division (six-12 cheerleaders) – the only division with more than two entrants. Twelve schools competed in the 5th Region championships Wednesday night at Bruin Gym in Cecilia.

  • LaRue basketball season tips off with Blue & White Night

    The 2014 Hawks and Lady Hawks will kickoff the upcoming basketball season with their annual Blue & White Night at LaRue County High School gym on Friday, Nov. 21.

    A chili supper will be held 5-6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by the Blue/White activities in the gym starting at 6:45 p.m. Both the boys and girls basketball programs will introduce their players: freshmen through varsity squads. The middle school teams will also be introduced.