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High School Sports

  • TENNIS: Seymour wins two matches at State Tournament

    LaRue County’s Michelle Seymour competed Thursday in the State Tennis Tournament at Shillito Park in Lexington.

    A three-time State qualifier, Seymour, a senior, created a memorable final trip. This one will resonate with her the most, by far.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Panthers

     The LaRue County senior six cashed in with an early hitting spree and they helped the Hawks put an end to their three-game slide. 

    It was a fitting way to cap their final regular-season home game.

    Seniors Kyle Meredith, Slade Owens, Jesse Johnson and Steven Carpenter connected on four consecutive two-out first-inning hits which led to two runs and propelled the Hawks to a 4-1 victory over the Elizabethtown Panthers on May 15.

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Softball Team

     Members of the Lady Hawks Softball Team are front from left, Coach Katie Wheatley, Courtney Johnson, Kayla Skaggs, Brittany Enlow, Bethany Skaggs, Megan Smith, Kayla Nunn, Peyton Gardner, Brigitte Skaggs, Coach Jessie Shartzer; back,  Coach Kyle Baker, Jill Hughes, Delany Eastridge, Shakeya Washington, Trishtian Cruse, Sierra Mullins, Emillee Cundiff, Mallory Skaggs, Haleigh Gregory and Head Coach Aaron Howell.

  • Kelton Ford makes Kentucky Junior All-Stars

     Kelton “Putt Putt” Ford, a junior point guard for the LaRue County Hawks was invited to try out for the Kentucky Junior All Star team.

    Tryouts were held May 6 at Georgetown College and included some of the top junior basketball players in the state.

    Ford was selected to play with the Kentucky Junior All-Stars who will scrimmage the Kentucky Senior All-Star team in Lexington on June 4 and the Indiana Junior All-Stars on June 15 in Indianapolis.

  • PHOTO: Fresh play

     Freshman Chandler Lynch delivered a pitch against Bardstown Bethlehem in recent play.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks blank Hart, fall to Central

     The LaRue County High School Hawks overpowered Hart County 10-0 in five innings May 8.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Grayson, Meade

    Traditionally, LaRue County’s colors have always been white and blue. However, Monday night, May 8, pink became the color of choice for the Lady Hawks.
    It was “Pink Out” night at Cougar Field in conjunction with senior night.
    The opposing Grayson County Lady Cougars joined in on the festivities by wearing their own pink shirts. This game was scheduled to recognize and give support for those who are fighting and have fought the battle of breast cancer.
    There was much success with more than $600 raised to support the battle against cancer.

  • Michelle Seymour to play at State Tennis Tourney

    Eleven area singles players or doubles teams qualified for the KHSAA State Tournament, which will be held May 18-19 in Lexington.
    LaRue County senior Michelle Seymour earned her third state trip with some spirited play. Seymour pushed through for a 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 victory over seventh-seeded Aryn Massengale from Taylor County in the quarterfinals before giving AnnLauren Fiepke a fight in a 6-3, 6-2 semifinal loss.

  • Thompson, Durbin head to State Track Meet

    LaRue County Track and Field athletes competed Thursday in the Class 2-A, Region 2 Meet. Two advanced to the State contest.
    The Lady Hawks placed fifth with 48 points.
    Junior Alisha Durbin won the 100 hurdles and long jump, was third in the 300s and helped LaRue County to a fourth-place finish in the 1,600 relay.
    “I felt great all night,” she said. “I still can’t believe I got two. It’s amazing. My coaches have really helped me out. Coach (Drew) Simpson has made me better.”

  • Regional track meet: Two LaRue athletes going to State

     LaRue County Track and Field athletes competed Thursday in the Class 2-A, Region 2 Meet. Two advanced to the State contest.

    The Lady Hawks placed fifth with 48 points.

    Junior Alisha Durbin won the 100 hurdles and long jump, was third in the 300s and helped LaRue County to a fourth-place finish in the 1,600 relay.

    “I felt great all night,” she said. “I still can't believe I got two. It’s amazing. My coaches have really helped me out. Coach (Drew) Simpson has made me better.”