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High School Sports

  • Engstrand steps down as Green County coach

    Chris Engstrand, head football coach at Green County High School, resigned his position last week. The Greensburg Record-Herald reported that Engstrand met with his players and staff before making the announcement.

    The resignation comes after the Dragons finished 2014 with a disappointing 2-10 record and losing six of their final games. But the second-year coach didn’t have much to work with, after seeing 29 total injuries and 10 that were season-ending.

  • PHOTO: Player of the game
  • Hawks light up Livingston, fall to Holy Cross

    Fourteen players scored and the Hawks shot a blistering 67 percent from the field (30-of-45) as they cruised past Livingston Central, 77-44, Dec. 22 in the Beltline Electric Christmas Tournament at McCracken County.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman scored 13, while junior guard Dalton Metcalf and freshman guard Kane Harris each had 10.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson and freshman guard Bryson Cobb each scored eight for LaRue County, which led 46-19 at the half.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Livingston Central

    Fourteen players scored and the Hawks shot a blistering 67 percent from the field (30-of-45) as they cruised past Livingston Central, 77-44, Dec. 22 in the Beltline Electric Christmas Tournament at McCracken County.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman scored 13, while junior guard Dalton Metcalf and freshman guard Kane Harris each had 10.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson and freshman guard Bryson Cobb each scored eight for LaRue County, which led 46-19 at the half.

     

    LARUE COUNTY 77, LIVINGSTON CENTRAL 44

  • LaRue falls to North Hardin

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks fell Dec. 16 to North Hardin’s Lady Trojans, 64-48.

    North maintained the lead throughout the game.

    Freshman guard Presley Brown, who led the Lady Hawks with 17 points, knocked down a 3-pointer before she found senior forward Alyson Yingling for a basket to cut North Hardin’s lead to 31-25 midway through the second quarter.

    That was as close as LaRue County would get, though.

  • PHOTOS: LCHS gym Before and after
  • Hawks get hard-fought win

    The LaRue County Hawks bounced back from a loss to Elizabethtown on Dec. 15 to defeat Edmonson County 64-70 the following evening.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman scored 24 points for the homestanding Hawks.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson added 19 points and six assists, while senior forward Caleb Sheffer had 16 points and seven rebounds.

    Shane King, Dane Milby, Dalton Metcalf and Bryson Cobb rounded out the scoring for the Hawks.

  • Lady Hawks go 3-0 in Taylor

    Senior forward Alyson Yingling recorded three double-doubles and the Lady Hawks (5-3) got above the .500 mark by winning all three of their games over the weekend in the Taylor County Christmas Tournament.

    LaRue County beat Metcalfe County, 65-48 and Lynn Camp, 55-39 on Saturday, and topped the host Lady Cardinals, 62-57 on Friday.

    Yingling had 14 points and 17 rebounds as the Lady Hawks pulled away from Metcalfe County.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks lose to North

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks fell Dec. 16 to North Hardin’s Lady Trojans, 64-48.

    North maintained the lead throughout the game.

    Freshman guard Presley Brown, who led the Lady Hawks with 17 points, knocked down a 3-pointer before she found senior forward Alyson Yingling for a basket to cut North Hardin’s lead to 31-25 midway through the second quarter.

    That was as close as LaRue County would get, though.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks outclaw Wildcats

    The LaRue County Hawks bounced back from a loss to Elizabethtown on Dec. 15 to defeat Edmonson County 64-70 the following evening.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman scored 24 points for the homestanding Hawks.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson added 19 points and six assists, while senior forward Caleb Sheffer had 16 points and seven rebounds.

    The Hawks (2-3) trailed by six after the first quarter but outscored the Wildcats, 17-8 in the second to take a three-point lead into halftime.

    LARUE COUNTY 70, EDMONSON COUNTY 64