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High School Sports

  • PHOTO: IVY LEAGUE

     Ivy Brown, sophomore wing for the Lady Hawks’ basketball team, scored her 1,000th-point last week. The Lady Hawks play at 6:30 p.m. Friday in a homecoming matchup against Caverna.

  • Hawks back on track after ‘tale of two halves’

    The LaRue County Hawks fell to Barren County 56-66 Jan. 17.
    Hawks Coach Paul Childress called it a “tale of two halves.”
    LaRue played “decent defense in the first half and especially finished strong at the end of the second quarter,” he said.
    The Trojans were down by seven points (28-21) at intermission but, unfortunately for the Hawks, rallied in the second half. They outscored LaRue 22-12 in the third period.

  • Mat Hawks prevail at Tennessee, North Hardin tournaments

    The domination continues. Over the past two weeks, the LaRue County Mat Hawks have wrestled in two tournaments, one in Tennessee and the other at North Hardin and at each tournament, LaRue cruised to easy wins.
    In Tennessee, the Mat Hawks set three tournament records: most points, racking up 316 points; having 11 finalists; and having nine champions.
    The second place team at the Tennessee tournament, a top-10 team from Tennessee, had 230 points. At the North Hardin tournament, Central Hardin had 215 points to the Mat Hawks 285 points.

  • Mat Hawks on domination road to Saturday’s State Duals

    On Saturday, the LaRue County High School Mat Hawks will travel to Henry Clay High School in Lexington to try to capture back-to-back State Duals championship titles. If the team is successful it will be their sixth State Duals title.
    There are some around the state saying there may not have been a team in the past 15 years to compare with the Hawks in the last six weight classes. Some teams can hang close in a dual for the first half but when the dual hits the last six classes, very few teams have the firepower to challenge the Mat Hawks.

  • Lady Hawks on roll as Brown joins 1,000-point club

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks defeated three opponents last week – Barren County, Central Hardin and McLean County.
    Barren bashed
    LaRue defeated Barren County 56-48 Jan. 17.
    The Ladies jumped on top early, taking a 16-9 advantage after the first period and leading 28-18 at halftime.
    The Trojanettes came back in the third period, outscoring LaRue 17-15 to cut the lead to eight at 43-35.
    Sophomore wing Ivy Brown joined the Lady Hawks’ 1,000-point club as the team won their fourth straight.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks lose to Barren County

     The LaRue County Hawks fell to Barren County 56-66 Jan. 17.

    Hawks Coach Paul Childress called it a “tale of two halves.”

    LaRue played “decent defense in the first half and especially finished strong at the end of the second quarter,” he said.

    The Trojans were down by seven points (28-21) at intermission but, unfortunately for the Hawks, rallied in the second half. They outscored LaRue 22-12 in the third period.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Barren County

     The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks defeated Barren County 56-48 Jan. 17.

    Sophomore wing Ivy Brown joined the Lady Hawks' 1,000-point club as the team won their fourth straight.

    Brown finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds and four steals.

    “We are all real proud of Ivy,” said Lady Hawks’ Coach Travis Wootton, who added that three of Brown’s teammates also were in double digits for the game.

    It was the first time this season that four of LaRue’s Ladies were in double figures in the same game.

  • WRESTLING: Hawks win tournament in Tennessee

    SYCAMORE INVITATIONAL - Jan. 14, 2012

    SYCAMORE, Tenn. — Results from Saturday’s Sycamore Invitational at Sycamore High School:

    1. LaRue County (316)

    106: 1. Kyle Edlin                                     4-0

  • PHOTO: Senior Hawk matmen honored
  • Hawks avenge Adair loss on Hart County

    LaRue County bounced back from one of its worst offensive performances of the season with one of its bests Friday at Hart County.
    Junior guard Kelton Ford led three Hawks in double figures as LaRue County locked up the top seed for next month’s 18th District Tournament with an 88-65 pounding of the Raiders.