.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

High School Sports

  • Thompson’s senior year one for the record

    Cody Thompson’s stellar performance in a 57-44 romp over Elizabethtown October 14 etched his name in LaRue County High School’s football record book.
    The senior halfback rushed for 361 yards in 25 carries, eclipsing a previous single-game record 312 yards in 25 carries set by Danny Embree in 1979.  

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks fall to Louisville Central

    Mr. Football candidate Anthony Wales ran for three touchdowns and caught another to lead the top-ranked Louisville Central Yellowjackets to a 35-14 win against the host LaRue County Hawks on Friday night in the Class 3-A, District 3 regular-season title game.

  • 5th Region Tournament: Lady Hawks fall to Central Hardin

    The Lady Hawks’ season came to an end Tuesday night as they fell 25-12, 25-9 to Central Hardin in the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament quarterfinal match.

    The tournament is hosted at Nelson County.

    LaRue County (12-21) couldn't contend with Central Hardin's strong serving. The Lady Hawks opened each set with a lead, but the Lady Bruins answered back with runs.

    LaRue County led 1-0 in the first set before Central Hardin answered with three straight points and added a 5-0 run a few moments later to jump out to a 9-3 lead.

  • Lady Hawks advance to region play

    Behind the powerful hitting of senior Kayla McFee, the Green County Lady Dragons spiked their way to their ninth straight district championship.
    McFee had 10 of Green County’s 26 total kills as the Lady Dragons knocked off tournament host LaRue County, 25-10, 25-16 in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship Tuesday in Hodgenville.

  • Thompson breaks school record in yards

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson carried the ball 22 times for a school record 354-yards for the Hawks as LaRue County defeated the Elizabethtown Panthers 57-44 Friday.
    Thompson broke Danny Embree’s 1979 record of 312 rushing yards on 25 carries, had 2.5 sacks, returned a fourth-quarter kickoff for a score and scored four more touchdowns as the Hawks clinched a home playoff berth.

  • DISTRICT VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks fall, but earn spot in region tourney

    Behind the powerful hitting of senior Kayla McFee, the Green County Lady Dragons spiked their way to their ninth straight district championship.

    McFee had 10 of Green County's 26 total kills as the Lady Dragons knocked off tournament host LaRue County, 25-10, 25-16 in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship Tuesday in Hodgenville.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks advance in district tourney

    It may have taken them 28 matches to do so, but the LaRue County Lady Hawks have found a rotation they're comfortable in.

    It couldn't have come at a better time after the Lady Hawks struggled to win 10 matches before knocking off Nelson County in their regular-season finale last week.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Henry County

    Senior Cody Thompson scored in every quarter, running for three touchdowns and catching another, on Friday night as the surging LaRue County Hawks pulled away from the Henry County Wildcats, 40-21 in both teams’ Class 3-A, District 3 opener.

    Thompson had scoring runs of 33, 9 and 29 in the first three quarters and caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Slade Owens in the fourth quarter. Thompson finished with 187 yards on 14 carries as the Hawks won their third consecutive district opener.

  • 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.