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  • Mat Hawks take second at Bruin...

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks won both matches of a tri-meet Wednesday, taking on Louisville Central and Fort Knox at home.

    The Hawks defeated Louisville Central, 66-12; and dropped one match to Fort Knox, winning 66-6.

    “We saw a lot of good things out of the team,” said Head Coach Eric Burrell, in his second season. “Team camaraderie was there, intensity was there, we worked some new things and we were successful doing those things. Our team is really coming together as of now and it is exciting to see.”

  • Cheerleaders are second in State

    The LaRue County High School Cheerleaders took second in their division at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena in the third annual KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships.

    The competition featured 77 squads spread among six divisions.

    LaRue County (269.1 points) was second in the 15-squad all-girl small division.

    Coach Renee Wright said the squad set a goal to finish in the top-10 at State.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks defeat...

    MUNFORDVILLE — Freshman guard Mallory Williams hit a 3-pointer off an assist from senior forward Alyson Yingling, giving visiting LaRue County a 23-point lead over 18th District rival Hart County in the third quarter Friday night.

    But as the Lady Hawks soon found out, it’s not over until it’s over.

    The Lady Raiders whittled away at the lead, pulling to within eight points in the fourth period, but LaRue County did just enough down the stretch to hold on, 53-44.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Hart...

    Munfordville - The LaRue County Hawks earned their first win of the season Friday with a 60—46 defeat of 18th District foe Hart County.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and went 10-for-10 from the foul line.

    Wiseman scored the fourth quarter’s first five points. He converted a three-point play after grabbing a missed 3-pointer on one of his game-high 10 rebounds. He then sank two free throws to give LaRue County (1-2, 1-0 district) a 44-34 lead with 7:10 to go.

  • Jaggers resigns as football coach

    Josh Jaggers confirmed that he has resigned as LaRue County’s football coach.

    When it came to running the program, Jaggers said he had "full support" from LaRue County principal Kyle Goodlett and LaRue County athletic director David Dawson.

    Jaggers, 33, who said he plans to stay at the school, was 8-26 in three seasons with the Hawks. LaRue County, playing a lineup featuring several freshmen and sophomores, went 2-9 this year after a 42-13 loss at Corbin in the first round of the Class 3-A state playoffs.

  • BASKETBALL: LaRue falls to Nelson

     The LaRue County Hawks fell Dec. 9 to Nelson County, 49-44, at home.

    Senior forward Caleb Sheffer led LaRue County with 21 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals, while sophomore guard Cameron Dawson chipped in with six points, four assists and three rebounds.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman and freshman guard Shane King each scored six.

    The Hawks went 0-for-11 on 3-pointers.

    Kane Harris scored three; Bryson Cobb scored 2.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County plays at Hart County at 8 p.m. Friday.

  • PHOTO: Classic Corky
  • Sports Roundup

    BASKETBALL

    Freshmen

    LaRue 47, Glasgow 38

    Scoring: Isaiah Sublett - 11 points, Shane King 10, Dane Milby 7, Kane Harris 5, Blake Shelton 5, Jacob Gentry 4, Johnny Key 3, Dalton Skaggs 2

    Junior Varsity

    LaRue 47, Glasgow 60

    Scoring: Tai Powell 13 points, Dane Milby 12, Shane King 7, Bryson Cobb 5, Kane Harris 4, Alex Best 3, Isaiah Sublett 2

    7th grade

    7th Grade (3-0 last week; 4-4 overall for the season)

    LaRue 34, Green 24

  • LCMS Wrestling competes

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks finished in 18th place out of 28 teams Saturday at the East Oldham Patriot Grappler. The Mat Hawks wrestled well in the double elimination individual bracketed tournament against the top competition in the state.

    The following Mat Hawks competed:

    Gabe Fortier, 70 pounds

    Drew Yingling, 70 pounds

    Bryson Puyear, 75 pounds

    Chris Morton, 80 pounds

    Thomas Hoppes, 86 pounds – 8th place

    Tristin Brown, 92 pounds

    Darian Morrison, 98 pounds

  • PHOTO: Cundiff signs with...