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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • Mat Hawks prepare for new season

    The 2014-15 version of the Hawks Wrestling program is out, and second year Head Coach Eric Burrell is optimistic things will go better than his first year at the helm. The Mat Hawks are looking to improve on the 17-12 record from last season.

    Coach Burrell inherited a program led by its only coach (in school history) in Gary Canter.

  • Corbin ends LaRue’s season

    The LaRue County Hawks’ football season ended Friday with a 42-13 loss to the Corbin Redhounds. The Hawks were limited to 184 yards in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.

    Corbin led 21-0 entering halftime.

    Corbin had 535 yards on offense, winning its 10th straight. They overcame three turnovers to advance to second round action against Wayne County.

    The Hawks ended their season with a 2-9 record.

  • Owen named to All-State Volleyball Team

    Junior Chloe Owen was selected to the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association 2nd Team All-State.

    This is the third consecutive year that the Lady Hawks’ volleyball team has had a first or second all-state team selection. Previous selections were Ivy Brown (2012 and 2013) and Alley Evans (2013).

    Her coach, Ben Schell, said it’s a “very prestigious honor because it is voted on by coaches throughout the state.”