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High School Sports

  • B.J. Carman: New Mat Hawks legend pins Trinity titan

    After Head Coach Gary Canter prepared his wrestling team to make a run at a fifth State Duals championship, it was junior Nick Paden who addressed the team to further prepare them for the day’s event.
    “I wanted to let them know that today was a day in which one or all of us could do something that would cause future Hawk wrestlers to remember our names for the next 10 to 20 years. Today was that important of a deal,” said Paden.

  • Basketball: Hawks lose to E'town

    The LaRue County Hawks had a good second quarter, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a slow start in their 65-55 Homecoming loss to the Elizabethtown Panthers Friday.

    E-town jumped out to an early 13-2 lead. LaRue’s Kelton Ford, a sophomore guard, scored nine points to tighten the gap to 19-11 at the end of the first quarter.

    The Hawks outscored their opponents 20-10 in the second quarter, taking a 30-28 lead as they headed to the locker room.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks handed Homecoming loss

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN

    On Tuesday, Jan. 25, the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks were able to score in double digits each quarter to power past the Glasgow Lady Scotties, 54-52.

    On Friday, the Lady Hawks were only able to score in double digits in two of the quarters before falling to the fourth-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers, 53-37. The Homecoming loss broke the Lady Hawks’ eight-game win streak in Hodgenville.

    Glasgow

  • MAT HAWKS WIN STATE DUALS

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat North Bullitt, drop to Caverna

    LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

    The LaRue County Hawks won one and lost one last week.
    The team dropped to Caverna 64-49 on Jan. 18, losing a shot at gaining the top seed for next month’s 18th District Tournament.
    Caverna, which will be the top seed, led by 11 at the end of the first quarter. LaRue County lost two straight games for the first time this season.

  • Mat Hawks win Trojan Tournament

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks have been on a roll of late, and the team didn't give any indication they were going to slow down. The Mat Hawks rolled into North Hardin on Saturday and dominated on its way to a first place finish by almost 100 points.

    When the dust settled late Saturday, the Mat Hawks sported eight champions and four other medalists. Ten of the mat men were tournament finalists.

  • BASKETBALL: Valerie Whitlock joins 1,000th point club

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN
    CORRESPONDENT

    On Tuesday, Jan. 18, LaRue County senior guard Valerie Whitlock became the 14th Lady Hawk to score more than 1,000 career points. Her performance helped the visiting Lady Hawks cruise by 18th District rival Caverna, 58-35.

    On Saturday, freshman wing Ivy Brown gave the Hodgenville crowd a glimpse of who will likely be the 15th to reach the plateau. The Lady Hawks overcame a 12-point deficit to knock off the Adair County Lady Indians, 62-52.

    Caverna

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks score an A on mid-year report card

    With the start of the season, expectations were high at the LaRue County wrestling room. This was the season the wrestlers, fans and coaches pinpointed as the year the Hawks would finally break through and win their elusive first state tournament title.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks continue winning ways over Hart and John Hardin

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN

    LaRue County senior sisters Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock celebrated their 18th birthdays Saturday and ensured their teammates weren’t left out of the festivities in Hodgenville.

    On Friday, the homestanding Lady Hawks edged the Hart County Lady Raiders, 53-50. On Saturday, the Lady Hawks were victorious over the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs, 61-44.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Hart, drop to Adair

    The LaRue County Hawks and the Hart County Raiders boys’ basketball teams played to a packed house Friday night at Hodgenville. The Raiders were short-handed as they had seven players suspended due to an altercation in a game at Warren East High School on Jan. 10. The Hawks won easily 77-43.
    The Hawks started out cold in the first quarter, missing several easy shots but Kyle Sheeran put the Hawks up 13-11 on consecutive, old-fashioned three-point plays, scoring two baskets and getting fouled on each one.