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High School Sports

  • Hawks ready for game changes

    With six starting seniors and one junior returning from last season’s 24-9 team, LaRue County’s Hawks varsity baseball team looks to be on deck for another winning season.
    “I think pitching will be our biggest strength at the end of the year once we are at full strength,” said Chris Price, eight-year head coach who said he’s relinquishing his coaching position at the end of this season in order to pursue a Rank I (post master’s degree certification) in administration.

  • Lady Hawks win season opener

     The LaRue County Lady Hawks won their softball season opener Tuesday with an 11-1 victory over Nelson County's Lady Cards.

    The win took six innings as senior Brittany Enlow struck out seven and five players collected two or more hits. The Lady Hawks scored four runs in the first inning; one in the second and sixth innings; and five in the third.

    The Lady Cards' only run came in the third inning.

  • Sheeran to play in All-Star game

    Kyle Sheeran, 6’ senior guard from the LaRue County Hawks boys basketball team, has been selected to play in the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches East-West All Star game at Transylvania University. The game will be played 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17.
    The annual All-Star game is played between the semi-finals and finals of the Boys Sweet Sixteen tournament in Lexington. The KABC selects the top two players out of each region. The All-Star game will match up the top seniors from around Kentucky in a showcase for fans and college coaches.

  • Lady Hawks Softball Schedule

    March 12     5:30 p.m.     HOME     Bethlehem High School
    March 13     5:30 p.m.     HOME    Nelson County
    March 17                        HOME     LaRue County Classic
    March 19     6 p.m.          AWAY     Holy Cross

  • Lady Hawks prepare for another successful season

    Despite a 14-22 record, LaRue County High School’s Lady Hawks softball squad powered through post-season play, finishing last season as Fifth Region Tournament runner-up.
    With 12 players returning this season Coach Aaron Howell is looking forward to continued strong play, though he admits most of his athletes are underclassmen.
    “Our team could best be described as young, which is also our weakness,” said the nine-year teaching veteran in his second year at the Lady Hawks’ helm.

  • PHOTO: Senior Hawks honored
  • PHOTO: Senior Lady Hawks honored
  • 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.