http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sports/rss.xml en LCHS finishes with best record in over a decade http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/lchs-finishes-best-record-over-decade <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/_dsc8762.jpg" alt="Bryson Cobb runs away from several Tiger defenders while running over another one during the Hawks 40-27 loss to Caldwell County." title="Bryson Cobb runs away from several Tiger defenders while running over another one during the Hawks 40-27 loss to Caldwell County." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> The LaRue County Hawks varsity football team had their season end with a 40-27 loss to the Caldwell County Tigers in the second round of the playoffs.</p> <p> The Hawks finished the season with a 10-2 record, which is the best record since the Hawks went 10-3 in 2006.</p> Brown signs with Bellarmine http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/brown-signs-bellarmine <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3538.jpg" alt="Presley Brown recently signed with Bellarmine University to play basketball with the Lady Knights next season. Pictured front from left are Kaelyn McDowell, David Brown, Presley Brown, Michelle Brown and Danielle Brown. Back row from left are Lady Hawks Head Coach James Slaven, LCHS Principal Denise Skaggs and LCHS Atheltic Director David Dawson." title="Presley Brown recently signed with Bellarmine University to play basketball with the Lady Knights next season. Pictured front from left are Kaelyn McDowell, David Brown, Presley Brown, Michelle Brown and Danielle Brown. Back row from left are Lady Hawks Head Coach James Slaven, LCHS Principal Denise Skaggs and LCHS Atheltic Director David Dawson." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /> 2017 Hawks Halloween Bash Champs http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/2017-hawks-halloween-bash-champs <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2507.jpg" alt="The seventh grade LaRue County Hawks team recently won the 2017 Halloween Bash. Pictured front row from left are Damion Vittitoe, Carson Childress, Grayson White, Jakin Pruitt and Jaiden Moffit. Middle row from left are Caden Davis, Cameron Williams, Jagger McBride, Brandon Hollis, Landon Colvin and Tate Wootton. Back row from left are Luke Trumbo, Carsen DeVary, Tommy Wilmoth, Jacob Hunter, Cutter Boley and Curtis Ford." title="The seventh grade LaRue County Hawks team recently won the 2017 Halloween Bash. Pictured front row from left are Damion Vittitoe, Carson Childress, Grayson White, Jakin Pruitt and Jaiden Moffit. Middle row from left are Caden Davis, Cameron Williams, Jagger McBride, Brandon Hollis, Landon Colvin and Tate Wootton. Back row from left are Luke Trumbo, Carsen DeVary, Tommy Wilmoth, Jacob Hunter, Cutter Boley and Curtis Ford." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /> A journey of a thousand miles http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/journey-thousand-miles <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2247_1.jpg" alt="Elena Espinosa is pictured playing soccer for the Lady Hawks" title="Elena Espinosa is pictured playing soccer for the Lady Hawks" align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu said, &ldquo;A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.&rdquo; For Lady Hawks soccer and basketball player Elena Espinosa, the opportunity for her to take a step into the unknown, 7,000 miles away from home, took a giant leap of faith.</p> <p> Espinosa arrived as a foreign exchange student to LaRue County High School over three months ago. Her host family is Scott and Kim Clemons of Buffalo. Espinosa is originally from Madrid, Spain but has spent the last three years in Dubai, UAE (United Arab Emirates).</p> Basketball Blue/White night is Friday http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/basketball-bluewhite-night-friday <p> The 2017 Hawks and Lady Hawks basketball teams will kickoff the upcoming basketball season with their annual Blue and White Night at the LaRue County High School gym this Friday, November 17.</p> <p> A chili supper will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by the Blue/White activities in the gym starting at 6:45 p.m. Both the boys and girls basketball programs will introduce their players that play on freshmen through varsity squads. The middle school teams will also be introduced.</p> LCMS wrestling takes fifth place http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/lcms-wrestling-takes-fifth-place <p> The LCMS Mat Hawks had a strong showing in the season opening tournament on Saturday, November 4.</p> <p> The Mat Hawks finished 5th overall out of 23 teams from Kentucky, Indiana and Tennesse. The Mat Hawks ended the day with eight medalists. 6th Grader Seth Redmon (5th); 7th graders Gabe Fortier(5th), Matthew Ball(5th) and Conner Lambert(3rd) and 8th graders Queston Wheeler(5th), Dylan Lambert(3rd), Kevin Aguilar(2nd) and Dillon Wayne(Champion).</p> Sports shorts - November 15, 2017 http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/sports-shorts-november-15-2017 <p> LCHS Daddy Daughter Dance</p> <p> The LCHS Cheerleaders are hosting their fourth annual Daddy Daughter dance from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 at the LCMS gym in Hodgenville.&nbsp; Registration forms will be available at each elementary school or by contacting Danielle VanderMolen 270-307-4342 or Angela Miller 270-268-3163.</p> <p> HeartChase</p> LCHS cheerleaders continue to cheer on http://www.laruecountyherald.com/content/lchs-cheerleaders-continue-cheer <img src="http://www.laruecountyherald.com/sites/www.laruecountyherald.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pic1_66.jpg" alt="Junior Rachel French cheers with excitement during the fifth region competition. The first place finisher would advance to the KHSAA state cheerleading competition. The Lady Hawks cheerleaders placed fourth in the region competition. The Lady Hawks also placed fourth at their UCA qualifier on October 29 and didn’t receive a bid to the UCA National Competition. " title="Junior Rachel French cheers with excitement during the fifth region competition. The first place finisher would advance to the KHSAA state cheerleading competition. The Lady Hawks cheerleaders placed fourth in the region competition. The Lady Hawks also placed fourth at their UCA qualifier on October 29 and didn’t receive a bid to the UCA National Competition. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" />