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High School Sports

  • Hawks win 18th District Tournament

    Friday’s 18th District Championship was a rematch between the LaRue County Hawks and the Caverna Colonels in Hodgenville. 

    If basketball was anything like professional wrestling, this would be called a grudge match. The Hawks were looking to avenge a 64-49 drubbing by the Colonels on Jan. 18. The Colonels were well supported with purple all over the packed gym. 

  • Lady Hawks defeat Hart in District championship

     Senior twins Valerie and Lyndsay Whitlock – and the LaRue County Lady Hawks – finally have their 18th District Basketball Tournament title.

    After six years and in their final season, the sisters finally got to cut down the nets. 

    They were so happy, they draped them around their necks and wore them like large championship necklaces the whole night.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks, Lady Hawks win district tournament

     The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks won the 18th District Basketball Tournament Friday night.

    The Ladies defeated Hart County's Lady Raiders 49-43.

     

    Later that night, the Hawks defeated Caverna 57-39.

    Both proceed to the Regional Tournament.

    Check out the online slideshow and read game details in Wednesday's print issue.

  • Laura Kudrna selected as girls' track coach

    Laura Kudrna, the new Lady Hawks’ Track Coach, believes that an athlete's biggest competitor is herself.

    Kudrna, a fifth grade teacher at Hodgenville Elementary School, brings a wide range of sports experience to the team. The North Hardin High School graduate played for the school’s soccer team and has competed in co-ed softball in Radcliff since age 16.

    She took three years off due to pregnancy and taking college classes.

  • HAWKS: VARSITY BASEBALL SCHEDULE

    March 16  Bullitt East scrimmage Home 5 p.m.

    March 22  Nelson County away 5:30 p.m.

    March 24  Elizabethtown home 5:30 p.m.

    March 25  Bethlehem away 5:30 p.m.

    March 26  TBA 5:30 p.m.

    March 28  Caverna away 6 p.m.

    March 30  Hart County home 5:30 p.m.

    March 31  John Hardin away 7 p.m.

    April 4-9  TBA at Fort Walton Beach Florida Beach Bash

    April 11  Bethlehem home 5:30 p.m.

    April 13  North Bullitt home 5:30 p.m.

  • DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Hawks to play in championship

    Kelton Ford isn’t a big social studies or history buff, but suffice to say LaRue County’s standout sophomore point guard liked learning from history.

    After struggling offensively in his Hawks’ two regular-season wins against Green County, Ford had no trouble getting in a rhythm against the third-seeded Dragons on Tuesday night in the 18th District Tournament semifinals. Ford hit his first five shots and scored his team’s first 12 points en route to career-high 32 points to lead the second-seeded Hawks to a 78-68 win.

  • SPORTS SHORTS: Updated Feb. 22, 2011

    Youth league soccer registration
    LaRue County Youth Soccer needs more U14, U10, U8, U6 and U4 players signed up by Friday, Feb. 25. This is the last day for late registrations and payment of fees. For more information, contact Heather Cook at h.cook69@yahoo.com or 270-505-4645.

    Youth league baseball signups
    LaRue County Youth Baseball signups are 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 26 and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 27 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation. Leagues are available for ages 3 to 15 (age as of April 30, 2011).

  • TRACK: Seniors hopeful as track season opens

    In their first home track meet of the year, the LaRue County Hawks Boys Track Team placed third and the girls placed fifth Feb. 17. There were a total of eight boys teams and seven girls teams at the event. John Hardin and North Hardin placed first and second in both girls and boys teams.   

  • TRACK: Middle School athletes off to great start

    The LaRue County High School and Middle School Track and Field Teams competed Feb. 12 at the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Indoor Meet in Maysville.
    The LCMS boys team won their division with 81 points in 11 events.
    The LCMS girls team finished fifth with 33 points.
    The boys’ 4X400-meter relay team won the event with a time of 4:45.17, snagging 10 points for their school.

  • DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Lady Hawks defeat Caverna

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks have their first 18th District Tournament semifinal victory in coach Travis Wooton’s six-year tenure.

    Senior twins Valerie and Lyndsay Whitlock will finally have their chance at their first district title.

    But it took them a half to rid themselves of some nerves before they returned to their bread-and-butter inside game. Then, they dominated low to continue their record-setting season.