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Today's Sports

  • Sports correspondents needed for...

    The LaRue County Herald News is looking for freelancers to cover high school sports beginning in August. We’re looking for someone who likes sports and likes to write about sports.
    Good communication with coaches, players and newspaper staff is a must.
    The ideal candidate would have their own photography equipment and be able to provide photos with their stories. However, it is not a requirement.
    Payment will be on a per-story/per-photo basis.
    Some travel outside LaRue County may be required during tournament season.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 06/21

    Rainchecks honored Saturday at Bluegrass Speedway
    Saturday’s June Jam at Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown was rained out. The event will not be rescheduled. This is the sixth rainout that Bluegrass Speedway has had so far in the 2011 race season.
    June 25 is the final event that patrons and race teams can use rainchecks from the May 21 rainout event. For more information about Bluegrass Speedway, visit www.bluegrass-speedway.com.   

    LaRue County Park & Recreation pool open

  • Dawson wins Pepsi Junior Tour

    Cameron Dawson, a LaRue County Middle School student won the Pepsi Junior Tour golf tournament June 20. He competed in the age 11-12 division at Campbellsville Country Club. Dawson, the son of LaRue County High School Athletic Director David Dawson, has been playing the sport for eight years and has competed in the regional golf tournament. He will compete in three more tourneys this summer.
     

  • Car show and mud run to benefit...

    A fundraiser car show and mud run will be held July 2 at the LaRue County Fairgrounds.

    The car, truck, tractor and bike show will begin at 10 a.m.

    The mud run follows at 7 p.m. with several classes including modified, pro-stock, super stock, stock 1, 2 and 3, barnyard, powderpuff, ATV, dune buggy and Ladies’ Dash for Cash.

  • Adam Lindsey resigns as coach at...

    Coaching three sports for several years took a hit on Adam Lindsey and as a result, he’s decided to give up coaching the sport involving a bat.

    After five seasons in charge of the John Hardin Bulldog baseball program, Lindsey tendered his resignation last week.

  • Dates set for sandhill crane...

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission voted June 3 to implement a sandhill crane hunting season beginning this year.
    The Kentucky Legislative Research Commission’s Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee will review the proposal following a public comment period. In addition to state legislative review, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service also must approve the proposal.

  • Nelson County Community Clinic...

    Nelson County Community Clinic 5K walk/run fundraiser will be Aug. 13.
    All race proceeds will be used to provide direct medical and dental patient services for the working, uninsured, low-income residents of Nelson County who qualify for clinic services.
    The race begins at 8 a.m. at Spalding Hall on Xavier Drive. The course is mostly flat and takes runners through Bardstown. No bicycles are allowed on the course. The course will officially close after 60 minutes. Register online at www.rivercityraces.com or call the clinic for registration brochures at 349-5990.

  • Freedom 5K Run/1-Mile Walk...

    The Freedom 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by Taylor Regional Hospital, will be held July 2 and is part of the Campbellsville Fourth of July celebration.
    The race starts in the parking lot at Campbellsville Middle School at 9 a.m. with pre-registration fee of $25. Pre-registration guarantees you a T-shirt and the cost on race day is $20 with registration beginning at 8 a.m.
    The first female and male finisher will receive an award in the 1-mile walk. Classes range from under 14 to 60 and up.

  • Lady Hawks place 12th at State

    LaRue County Middle School sent several athletes to the 2011 KTCCCA Middle School State Championships May 14 at Paul Dunbar High School, Lexington.

    Results

    Girls 4x800 Meter Relay
    12. LaRue County - 11:25.30 (Amanda Brewer, Clair Keller, Abby French, Harley Keller)
    (Out of 36 teams)

    Girls 100 Meter Hurdles
    36. Brooke Heibert

    Girls 4x200 Meter Relay
    44. LaRue - Brooke Heibert, Courtni Price, AnnClaire Gribbins, Natalie Mullins)
    (out of 52 teams)

  • Burrell still on for MMA fight

    A former LaRue County High School wrestler will be showcased in mixed martial arts June 18 in Elizabethtown.
    Eric Burrell is scheduled to go three rounds with an unnamed opponent. The 25-year-old has a 2-0 record.
    Cody Gibbons was advertised in the lineup, but according to a family member, will not be competing.
    The Hardrock MMA 36 Pro/Am event will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Armory, 304 W. Warfield St.
    The event is sanctioned by the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Authority.