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High School Sports

  • PHOTO: E'town Thunder 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 E’town Thunder won the 13-team 18 Intermediate division by dominating the five-team Pool A and then adding semifinal and finals victories. From left, Bilal Ahmed, Reza Haider, Natalie Fiepke, Jenna Mullen, Ann Lauren Fiepke, Tyler Edlin, Michelle Seymour, Tad Skaggs and Alex Spalding.

  • Cameron Dawson wins golf tourney

    Cameron Dawson won the 13-14-year-old division in the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour at Kearney Hill in Lexington. Cameron, an eighth grader, is the son of LaRue County High School Athletic Director David Dawson. He has been playing the sport for nine years and has competed in the regional golf tournament.

  • PHOTO: Soccer Camp

     LaRue County High School soccer players attended camp in Louisville in June. Dalton Fay battles teammates Ethan Hawkins and Hunter Pearman for possession.

  • Lee, Sheeran honored at Select Preps banquet

    Two LaRue County High School athletes were named Student-Athletes of the Year in their respective sports by The News-Enterprise as part of its inaugural Select Preps Awards Banquet.
    Tennis player Zachary Lee and basketball player Kyle Sheeran received the honor from LaRue County.

  • New baseball coach plans to continue winning tradition

     For new LaRue County head baseball coach Eric Allen, it’s never been about the money. To him, it’s just about the baseball.

  • Eric Allen named new baseball coach

     Eric Allen has been named head baseball coach at LaRue County High School.

  • New Football Coach Josh Jaggers runs summer practice

    By Ashley Scoby, Summer Intern

    It’s a hot summer night and the sun is blazing down, but the football field at LaRue County High School is alive with action. Guys streak across the field, as they play a game of 7-on-7 two-hand-touch football. The game easily could be in someone’s backyard at a summer barbeque – laughter is reverberating across the field and there are roars of delight when someone makes a particularly impressive catch.

  • Dawson finishes 10th in golf tourney

    After area golfers struggled in the opening day of the Junior PGA Championship qualifier, they came to life in Thursday’s final round. Especially Michael Reed.

    The 14-year-old Elizabethtown resident won the boys’ 13-15-year-old Junior PGA Championship qualifier Thursday at Bardstown Country Club’s Maywood Course. He did it in thrilling fashion, too, in a playoff.

  • Ford nets 10 in All-Star game

    LaRue County guard Kelton Ford opened the first Indiana-Kentucky Junior Boys’ All-Star game with a power-packed performance.

    Ford scored 10 points in Kentucky’s first meeting with Indiana, but his Junior All-Stars suffered a 126-103 loss at Heritage Christian High School in Indianapolis. He was 1-of-5 Kentucky players to reach double digits, along with Omar Prewitt (18), Darryl Hicks (16), Dominique Hawkins (14), LaVonne Holland (14) and Taylor Glover (10).

  • PHOTO: Hawks attend basketball camp

     Photo courtesy of myspartanews.com

    LaRue County’s Caleb Sheffer and Dustin Coulter put pressure on Warrior A.J. Wilkerson last week at Hooper Eblen at Tennessee Tech team camp. LaRue was the only team to defeat the White County Warriors of Sparta, Tenn.