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High School Sports

  • Three Mat Hawks undefeated at Ryle Rumble

    The march to Lexington and the state championship continues for the LaRue County Mat Hawks as the wrestlers traveled to Ryle over the weekend and crushed the best teams in the state to win the Ryle Rumble.
    This tournament was billed as the best and toughest tournament in the state of Kentucky this season. The top five teams in the state as well as number eight and nine were in attendance. The number two ranked team in Virginia was at Ryle as well as one of the best teams in Indiana and Ohio. The Mat Hawks ran away with the victory by more than 70 points.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Hart, 52-32

    The scouting report LaRue County coach Travis Wootton drew up for the Hart County Lady Raiders was a simple one: keep tabs on senior guards Lexee Wilson, Jordan Strother and Leah Burd.
    Task not accomplished.
    Burd, Wilson and Strother combined to hit six 3-pointers as the visiting Lady Raiders knocked off 18th District rival LaRue County, 52-32 on Friday night.

  • Hawks’ cold play breaks Hart

    With a 22-point halftime lead over 18th District rival Hart County, the LaRue County Hawks hit a lull and went ice cold coming out of the locker room Friday night.
    Settling for long jump shots and 3-pointers, the Hawks were held scoreless for nearly 5 minutes after halftime. Veteran coach Paul Childress burned two timeouts in that span, and got on his players for not executing the game plan.
    The Hawks responded with an 18-8 run to close the third quarter en route to an 81-53 win over the visiting Raiders.

  • Undefeated Hawks roll over Breckinridge

    The LaRue County Hawks defeated Breckinridge County 56-47 at home Dec. 6.
    The teams were tied 10-all at the end of the first period but the Hawks broke away in the second period with a score of 25-17 at halftime.
    Senior Kyle Sheeran had 22 points, hitting four of nine 3-pointers, 13 rebounds, two steals and eight assists.

  • WRESTLING: RYLE RUMBLE RESULTS

    RYLE RAIDER RUMBLE

    UNION - Results from Saturday's Raider Rumble at Ryle High School:

    TEAM SCORES

    1. LaRue County - 273.0

    2. Union County - 211.5

    3. Ryle  - 176.0

    4. Harrison (Ind.)  - 172.0

    5. South Dearborn (Ind.) - 168.0

    6. Campbell County - 159.5

    7. Grundy (Va.)  - 159.5

    8. Glen Este (Ohio)  - 154.5

    9. Louisville Trinity  - 148.0

    10. Valley View (Ohio) - 139.0

    11. Louisville St. Xavier  - 130.5

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall to Hart

    The Hart County Lady Raiders continued their string of success over the LaRue County Lady Hawks on Friday night.

    Senior guard Lexee Wilson scored 20 points and seniors Leah and Lindsey Burd each added 11 as the visiting Lady Raiders cruised to a 52-32 win over 18th District rival LaRue County.

    It was Hart County's 30th win over the Lady Hawks in the last 33 games.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks whip Hart

    Senior guard Kyle Sheeran scored 24 points and hit 4-of-7 3-pointers as host LaRue County rolled to an 81-53 win over 18th District rival Hart County on Friday night.

    Sheeran also had five steals and four assists, while junior guard Kelton Ford added 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals. Senior guard Kyle Meredith chipped in with 10 points and senior forward Jonathon Firquin and junior guard Gabe Shirley each scored eight.

    LaRue County (4-0 overall, 1-0 district) led wire-to-wire, and began pulling away after a close first quarter.

  • Basketball: Hawks defeat Breckinridge County 56-47

    The LaRue County Hawks defeated Breckinridge County 56-47 at home Dec. 6.

    The teams were tied 10-all at the end of the first period but the Hawks broke away in the second period with a score of 25-17 at halftime.

    Senior Kyle Sheeran had 22 points, hitting four of nine 3-pointers, 13 rebounds, two steals and eight assists.

    Junior Kelton Ford had 15 points and two assists; sophomore Kody Key had 10 points, hitting two of four 3-point attempts.

  • Allen resigns as tennis coach

    After a year at the net, Chris Allen has resigned as LaRue County High School’s boys and tennis coach.
    “I enjoyed coaching, but I took a full time job and my schedule conflicts so much with tennis that I couldn’t continue to coach,” said Allen, who is employed at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.
    As head coach, the former Hawks star tennis player mentored the boys’ team to a successful season.

  • Mat Hawks unstoppable at Oldham Duals

    Dominate is defined as “to rule over, govern, control.” On Saturday, the LaRue County Mat Hawks dominated every opponent they faced and walked away from the Oldham County Super Duals with their fourth straight championship trophy.
    “I am not very easily impressed,” said head coach Gary Canter. “No team has ever impressed me more than this team on Saturday. I have never seen as a dominating performance as I witnessed from this team. “