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High School Sports

  • PHOTO: Sheeran shoots
  • PHOTO: Senior cheerleaders honored
  • Hawks end successful season with 78-84 loss in overtime in Region Tournament

    The LaRue County Hawks lost to John Hardin 78-84 in overtime Monday night in the 5th Region Tournament semifinals.
    After falling behind by as many as 12 in the third quarter, John Hardin chipped away at LaRue County’s lead and eventually tied the game at 67-all with 5.7 seconds remaining on junior point guard Brandon Price’s 8-foot jumper to force overtime.
    In overtime, the Bulldogs pulled out to a six-point lead and held on for victory at Central Hardin High School’s Bruin Gym. The Bulldogs face Bardstown Tuesday night for the championship.

  • 5th REGION TOURNAMENT: Hawks take on John Hardin

    Coaches know at this point of the season there are no cupcakes, but the Boys’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament has a sweet semifinal match-up, nonetheless.

    Two of the top four teams in terms of winning percentage meet in the region semifinals when John Hardin (20-8) takes on LaRue County (23-7) at 6 tonight at Central Hardin’s Bruin Gym. John Hardin is riding an eight-game winning streak, while LaRue County has won seven in a row.

  • BOYS' 5TH REGION BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Hawks too much for Taylor

        After Wednesday night’s first Boys’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament quarterfinal, Kelton Ford thinks he has put one myth to rest.
        The scouting report on the LaRue County junior guard might need to include one more item: just as deadly from the outside as he is driving to the hoop - especially when you don’t guard him tightly like the Taylor County Cardinals.

  • PHOTO: District Champs

    Senior Kyle Sheeran took his turn at cutting down the basketball net after the Hawks defeated the Green County Dragons Friday for the 18th District Championship. The team enters Region Tournament play Feb. 29 at Central Hardin High School.
     

  • KHSAA chooses LaRue wrestler for top sportsmanship award

     The late American sportswriter Grantland Rice is credited with the quote, “It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.”

  • Hawks face Green County for 18th District Tourney

     The LaRue County Hawks will play Green County Friday in Greensburg for the 18th District Tournament championship.

    The game begins at 7:15 p.m.

    Green County advanced after defeating Hart County 63-70 in overtime Tuesday.

  • Lady Hawks enter District tourney after wins over Washington, Campbellsville

    Sophomore wing Ivy Brown had 22 points, four steals and three assists as the visiting Lady Hawks (16-10) held on for their second straight win (48-40) Feb. 14 over Washington County.
    Freshman guard Alexis Brewer added seven points and five rebounds, while junior forward Alisha Durbin and senior guard Nancy Howell each scored six points.
    Haley Holt added five points; Allison Evans had two.
    Campbellsville
    clobbered
    The Lady Hawks clobbered Campbellsville 67-32 Thursday.

  • Hawks end season with victory over Marion County

    The LaRue County High School Hawks defeated Washington County 74-53 Feb. 14 in Springfield.
    Senior Kyle Sheeran led scoring with 24 points and five rebounds; junior guard Kelton Ford had 19 points and six rebounds.
    Junior guard Dustin Coulter scored nine, hitting three-of-three field goal attempts and one free throw.
    Rounding out the scoring were Jackson Venegas with eight; Kyle Meredith, Jonathon Firquin and Tyler Howell with four; and Kody Key with two points.
    Firquin had also three rebounds.
    Marion mashed