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High School Sports

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Spencer

     It was heartbreak in Hodgenville on Friday night for the Spencer County Bears as a potentially game-winning 35-yard field goal attempt sailed a little wide to the left with just seconds left on the clock, sending the Bears to a 14-12 loss to LaRue County.

    A hard-fought battle from the very beginning, Spencer County took the ball at its own 22-yard-line with just under four minutes remaining to attempt a game winning drive. Behind the tough running of Shawn Boykin, the Bears were able to march down the field and into LaRue County territory.

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  • VOLLEYBALL: LADY HAWKS BREAK HART

     The host Lady Hawks steamrolled their way to victory (25-13, 25-6, 25-4) over 18th District foe Hart County Aug. 28, locking up their fourth straight win with a 19-0 run to start the third set.

    Junior middle hitter Ivy Brown led LaRue County (8-2, 2-0 district) with 15 kills and two aces, while senior outside hitter Miranda Hornback chipped in with five aces and two kills.

  • PHOTO: Blair's Block

      Sophomore Holden Blair, goalkeeper for the Hawks’ soccer team, blocked a shot during recent play. The Hawks are 3-2 on the season.

  • PHOTO: LaRue County High School Cheerleaders

     The LaRue County High School Cheerleaders are front from left, Brigitte Skaggs, Taylor Dawson, Jayma Whitlock, Haley Dragoo, Emily Armes; middle, Allyson Hutchins, Gabriela Garcia, Kristen Kells, Meredith Lindsey, Darienne Grimes, Mallory Skaggs; back, Emma Bowling, Brittany Blair, Savannah Long, Hayley Cecil and Rachel Armes. Absent from photo: Sierra Mullins.

  • FOOTBALL: LaRue falls to Shelby

    LaRue County didn’t get off to the best start Friday and the Hawks’ night didn’t get much better.

    Host Shelby County scored on its first two possessions before the Rockets pulled away for a 28-0 win at Robert Doyle Stadium and their first season-opening victory since 2007.

    It was also a frustrating night for LaRue County’s boys’ basketball team as its senior backcourt of Gabe Shirley (quarterback) and Kelton Ford (wide receiver) both suffered ankle injuries and didn’t return.

  • SOCCER: Hawks win season opener

     The first week of soccer matches saw good fortune for the Hawks of LaRue County High School. 

    The Hawks soccer team opened the 18th district season play Aug. 13 with an impressive 8-2 victory over the visiting Campbellsville Eagles. On the attack, seniors Alex Cook, Rico Collado and Marshall Metcalf continued their assault on the record books.

    Collado gathered his troops and fed a diagonal-running Metcalf with a pinpoint pass. At 5:32 p.m., Metcalf's score was perhaps the first score in the state.

  • Hawks’ 47-7 triumph settles coach’s nerves

     

  • PHOTO: Tennis Aces

     The E’town ACES placed second in Pool B of the 18 Intermediate division of the USTA KY State Jr. Team Tennis Finals. They edged the Owensboro team by two games, 76-74, in pool play. Front from left, Vasu Patel, Kristine Herrera, Emily Hellinger, Riley Keys; back, Trevor Sanders, Bob Love (captain), Ethan Wright, Daniel Orr, Sam Sanders (co-captain) and Carson McCann.

  • PHOTO: Novak Tennis Team

     Two Hardin County-area teams captured USTA Kentucky Jr. Team Tennis State championships last weekend in Louisville. Both teams qualify to advance to the nine-state USTA Southern Sectional JTT tournament in Auburn Ala., on Aug. 17-20. 

    The Novak team captured the 18 Advanced title in a two-team playoff. From left, Jamie Anderson, Joe Siami, Mary Elaine Kuo, Emily Novak, Hannah Thomas, Judah Thomas, Zachary Kuo and Ryan Abell