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High School Sports

  • Abell makes 20 saves against Bethlehem

    When a team plays the fourth-ranked team in the state, a team ranked in the top 50 in the nation, a team that has already won a state championship this season, that team is supposed to lie down and die, accept the mercy rule and go home.
    Somebody forgot to tell the LaRue County Hawks soccer team about proper protocol. The Hawks came for battle and battle to the end they did. If you love soccer, you would have loved this match.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Campbellsville

    The Lady Hawks snapped a three-match losing streak with a defeat of Campbellsville 25-11, 25-14 Thursday. It was their first win at home since Sept. 10.
    “We played very well tonight,” said Coach Ben Schell. “Miranda Hornback and Lauren Meredith led the way with their serving – nine combined aces.”
    Junior Haley Holt had six kills and two blocks.

  • Lady Hawks whip Bullitt Central

    LaRue’s Lady Hawk soccer team battled the Grayson County Lady Cougars to a draw 3-3 on Sept. 14.
    Senior Megan Smith scored twice and Paige Nalley scored one goal in the game. Sophomore Shelbi Brooks had an assist.
    The Ladies defeated Bullitt Central 5-1 on Sept. 21.
    Smith had a hat trick (three goals) as the visiting Lady Hawks snapped a two-game winless streak.
    Brooks and sophomore Abby Modrowski also scored.
    Junior keeper Kasey Wells made two saves.
    Tie Monroe

  • Cook’s field goal caps Homecoming win

    Junior Alex Cook kicked a 24-yard field goal with 53 seconds left to lift the LaRue County Hawks to a 17-14 homecoming night win Friday against the Warren East Raiders.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks win Homecoming

    Alex Cook kicked a 24-yard field goal with 53 seconds left to lift the LaRue County Hawks to a 17-14 homecoming night win Friday against the Warren East Raiders.

  • Hawks knock Nelson 38-24, prepare for homecoming

    LaRue County’s special teams didn’t let the Hawks down Friday night.
    After allowing a kick return for a touchdown in consecutive losses to Green County and Spencer County, the Hawks finally had a play go their way against visiting Nelson County.
    Senior Cody Thompson returned a kickoff 93 yards for a score and added three rushing touchdowns to spark the Hawks to a 38-24 win over Nelson County, dropping the Cardinals to 0-5 for the first time since the team went 0-10 in Bill Mason’s final season in 2005.

  • FOOTBALL: Thompson carries Hawks to win over Nelson

    Cody Thompson put the LaRue County Hawks on his back Friday and carried them to a much-needed win.

    Thompson accounted for more than 250 all-purpose yards and scored four touchdowns to lead the host Hawks to a 38-24 win over the Nelson County Cardinals at Hawk Field.

    Thompson rushed for a game-high 150 yards and three scores on 27 carries and returned two kicks for 113 yards and another touchdown to help the Hawks (2-3) snap a two-game losing streak and extend the Cardinals’ skid to five.

  • Hawks ruin Hart’s senior night

    It was a cool and misting night that the LaRue County High School boys soccer team met the Raiders of Hart County on the Raider football field. This was a first as no soccer team had ever played on this field.

  • Lady Hawks win two in Slam Jam

    Volleyball tournament host LaRue County went 2-3 Saturday in the Abraham Slam Jam.
    The Lady Hawks (8-11) went 1-1 in pool play – losing to Washington County, 26-27, 26-24, 15-6 and beating Grant County, 25-18, 26-27, 15-9. LaRue County split its crossover matches – beating Fort Knox, 19-25, 25-15, 15-11 and falling to Harrison County, 25-16, 15-14.
    The Lady Hawks then fell to Edmonson County, 26-24, 25-17 in the single-elimination tournament. Harrison County knocked off Edmonson County for the championship.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Green County

    LaRue County was anything but special on special teams Friday night in the Hawks’ 32-20 road loss to the Green County Dragons.

    The Hawks (1-3) gave up a kickoff return touchdown for the second straight week. They also allowed the Dragons (3-1) to score three touchdowns from more than 35 yards out.