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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Sportsmanship Award
  • Sports Shorts - May 13, 2015

    ECTC Women’s Soccer open field play
    The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Barons women soccer team will host open field play at Nicholas Street soccer fields 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Thursday through June 9. Any women interested in trying out for the team are welcome and encouraged to participate.

    Sports physicals

  • BASEBALL: Hawks keep winning

    MUNFORDVILLE — Nothing is better for a team than controlling its own destiny and the LaRue County Hawks are in that position.
    LaRue County freshman Jaxon Boley shut the Hart County Raiders down and the Hawks scored five runs in the final four innings to pull away for a 6-0 victory in an 18th District game May 5 at Raider Field.
    The Hawks gave Coach Eric Allen a good birthday present, the program’s first 20-win season in his three-year tenure. It’s a big stepping stone for a young team coming off a 10-23 season.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks win Abe...

    The Lady Hawks blanked Hopkinsville, 5-0, Saturday in the Abe Lincoln Classic.
    Senior Emillee Cundiff struck out seven for the host Lady Hawks who improved their record to 16-13. She allowed one hit and two walks in seven innings.
    Sophomore Kourtnee Davenport went 3-for-4 with two RBIs, while sophomore Chasity Bryant added two singles and a run.
    Loss to Taylor
    The host Lady Hawks blew leads of 1-0 and 4-1 in the first two innings as they fell to Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals 10-4 May 6.

  • COLUMN: No sport like wrestling

    My mother has been nagging me to write something.

    But that’s not why I decided to do it.

    I’ve been inspired by a book by Nolan Zavoral entitled “A Season On The Mat.” The book takes you into the 1996-97 season of Dan Gable and his Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling team.

    I just finished my first year of coaching middle school wrestling with Cody Gibbons.

  • PHOTO: Baseball seniors

    Senior members of the LaRue County Hawks’ baseball team and their parents were recognized. From left, Robert Thompson, Dylan Milby, Koy Lindsey and Turner Cottrell.

  • TENNIS: CU wins championship

    For the second time in four years Campbellsville University men's tennis is National Christian College Athletic Association National Champions. The Tigers knocked off No. 30 Palm Beach Atlantic 5-3 in the NCCAA finals on Friday afternoon at the Mobile Tennis Center.

  • PHOTO: Saint Catherine 5K

    The Fitness Club at Saint Catherine Academy in New Haven held their annual 5K on May 1. From left, fifth-grader Noah Snellen was first; eighth-grader Zachary Culver was second; sixth-grader Colby Stiles was third; eighth-grader Jerry Wimsett was fourth; and seventh-grader Buddy Ulrich was fifth.

  • 18TH DISTRICT TOURNAMENT begins...

    The 18th District Baseball and Softball Tournaments are set for May 18-19 at Hart County High School.

    The top-seeded Hawks will compete 6 p.m. May 18 against fourth-seed Caverna. Following that game, about 8 p.m., the second-seeded Lady Hawks will take on third-seeded Hart County.

    The baseball championship game will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19. The softball championship game will be at 7 that evening.

    Tickets are $6 each.

  • Saul Marin finds his niche in...

    For many of us, finding our niche in a particular task takes a long time. Some of us find it early in life, while others find it later. I am always seeking out students who are not involved in activities to consider giving a sport a try in hopes they will find their niche. 

    Most of the time I point them in the direction of track, simply because there are 14 events in which kids have an opportunity to excel. For Saul Marin, a freshman at LaRue County High School, it appears he has found his niche in track.