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High School Sports

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks take third at Smoky Mountain Duals; tops in Region Duals

     It has been a grueling three weeks for the LaRue County Mat Hawks.

    Over Christmas break the Hawks took third at the nationally prestigious Smoky Mountain Duals and rode rough shod over all regional opponents this past weekend at Region 2's regional duals competition.

    Pigeon Forge/Smoky Mountain Duals

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks burned by Lady Dragons

    LaRue County didn’t take advantage of its height.

    Turnover problems, foul trouble and a lack of aggressive rebounding left the Lady Hawks with a sinking feeling after a frenetic final minute Friday night.

    Now, they’re saddled way behind in the 18th District regular-season title race.

    Green County sophomore Allie Ingram hit 1-of-2 free throws with 1.7 seconds left to clinch a 59-58 victory over visiting LaRue County before Lady Hawks freshman guard Alexis Brewer made a ¾-court 3-pointer at the buzzer to bring the final margin to one.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Green County

    Junior guard Kelton Ford and sophomore forward Kody Key each recorded double-doubles as the visiting LaRue County Hawks dispatched 18th District rival Green County in a 76-41 rout Friday night.

    Ford totaled 23 points and 11 rebounds, while Key had 18 points and 10 boards. Sophomore forward Tyler Howell added 10 rebounds to give the Hawks (12-2 overall, 3-0 district) three players with 10 rebounds or more.

  • Lady Hawks beat Breckinridge, drop to John Hardin

     The Lady Hawks overwhelmed Breckinridge County in Harned Jan. 2, 66-28.

    Sophomore guard/forward Ivy Brown posted her sixth double-double to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks.

    Brown had 25 points (hitting three of five 3-point attempts), 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals as the Lady Hawks (6-4) won for the sixth time in seven games.

    Junior forward Haley Holt and freshman guard Alexis Brewer each scored 10 points, while sophomore post Allison Evans had eight points and seven rebounds.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Breck

    HARNED — Sophomore guard/forward Ivy Brown posted her sixth double-double in eight games to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 66-28 win over Breckinridge County on Monday.

    Brown had 25 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals as the Lady Hawks (6-4) won for the sixth time in seven games.

    Junior forward Haley Holt and freshman guard Alexis Brewer each scored 10 points, while sophomore post Allison Evans had eight points and seven rebounds.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Breck

    HARNED — Sophomore guard/forward Ivy Brown posted her sixth double-double in eight games to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 66-28 win over Breckinridge County on Monday.

    Brown had 25 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals as the Lady Hawks (6-4) won for the sixth time in seven games.

    Junior forward Haley Holt and freshman guard Alexis Brewer each scored 10 points, while sophomore post Allison Evans had eight points and seven rebounds.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks win National Guard Holiday Classic

     With 10.4 seconds left, LaRue County coach Paul Childress wanted Kelton Ford to drive the Hawks ahead.

    During a timeout, he told his junior guard to spread out the Bardstown Bethlehem defense and do what he does best: split the defenders and motor inside.

    Ford zoomed his way through, got fouled and hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left to lift LaRue County to a 45-43 win Thursday over Bethlehem in the championship game of the National Guard Holiday Classic.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks hammer Metcalfe

     LaRue County junior Kelton Ford scored 21 points to lead five players in double figures and the host Hawks hit 14 3-pointers as they rolled to a 103-37 win over Metcalfe County in the National Guard Holiday Classic Dec. 27.

    Ford, who hit three 3s, also had four rebounds, four assists and four steals. Junior Gabe Shirley added 19 points, hitting three of four 3-point attempts, three steals, three rebounds and two assists; while senior Kyle Sheeran had 18 points, eight assists and two steals. Sheeran hit 4-of-7 from beyond the arc.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks compete in Holiday Classic

     The LaRue County High School Hawks spent part of their winter break competing in the Kentucky Fried Chicken Holiday Classic at McCreary Central.

    LARUE COUNTY 65, LINCOLN COUNTY 56.

    Senior Kyle Sheeran scored 21 points and junior Kelton Ford had 17 as the Hawks (6-0) rallied to knock off the Patriots Dec. 20.

    LaRue County outscored Lincoln County, 26-15 in the fourth quarter.

  • Lady Hawks split games at Holiday Classic

    The Lady Hawks (4-4) split their games in the Aspen Creek/Vision EyeCare Holiday Classic at Bullitt East.

    LaRue County rallied to force overtime against the Lady Titans, but ran out of steam in the extra period. They fell 50-47.

    Freshman Alexis Brewer led the Lady Hawks with 18 points, while sophomore Ivy Brown just missed a triple-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds and eight steals.

    Junior Haley Holt scored seven and had six rebounds while Allison Evans and Alisha Durbin had four each.

    Bell bounced 57-46