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Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks defeat Nelson for...

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks fell to Elizabethtown’s Lady Panthers Oct. 4.
    Senior Night for E’town ended with a 25-8, 25-11 victory and the 12 consecutive win over LaRue since 2002.
    After watching its lead slip to 12-10 in the second set, Elizabethtown scored 12 straight points. Senior libero Mary Beth Russell ended LaRue County’s run, putting down an emphatic, hard kill to give the Lady Panthers the serve. Senior Lindsey Clement then served up 11 straight points, with five coming off kills to give Elizabethtown a 24-10 advantage.

  • VOLLEYBALL: Lady Hawks advance...

    It may have taken them 28 matches to do so, but the LaRue County Lady Hawks have found a rotation they're comfortable in.

    It couldn't have come at a better time after the Lady Hawks struggled to win 10 matches before knocking off Nelson County in their regular-season finale last week.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks defeat Henry...

    Senior Cody Thompson scored in every quarter, running for three touchdowns and catching another, on Friday night as the surging LaRue County Hawks pulled away from the Henry County Wildcats, 40-21 in both teams’ Class 3-A, District 3 opener.

    Thompson had scoring runs of 33, 9 and 29 in the first three quarters and caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback Slade Owens in the fourth quarter. Thompson finished with 187 yards on 14 carries as the Hawks won their third consecutive district opener.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 10-04

    Little League girls’
    basketball signups
    Little League girls’ basketball sign-ups are 5-6 p.m. Oct. 11 in the LaRue County High School cafeteria for grades 1-3.

    Middle School State Golf Championship
    The Kentucky Middle School State Golf Championship is Oct. 15 in Louisville. For more information, contact Leslie Graham at 502-778-0127 or l.graham01@insightbb.com.

    LCHS Softball Golf Scramble

  • Abell makes 20 saves against...

    When a team plays the fourth-ranked team in the state, a team ranked in the top 50 in the nation, a team that has already won a state championship this season, that team is supposed to lie down and die, accept the mercy rule and go home.
    Somebody forgot to tell the LaRue County Hawks soccer team about proper protocol. The Hawks came for battle and battle to the end they did. If you love soccer, you would have loved this match.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Campbellsville

    The Lady Hawks snapped a three-match losing streak with a defeat of Campbellsville 25-11, 25-14 Thursday. It was their first win at home since Sept. 10.
    “We played very well tonight,” said Coach Ben Schell. “Miranda Hornback and Lauren Meredith led the way with their serving – nine combined aces.”
    Junior Haley Holt had six kills and two blocks.

  • Cross Country

    Sept. 17
    Central Hardin Invitational
    Hardin County Fairground
                                  
    Elementary Boys 3k Run
    6 Gabe Lafollette, 13:34.17
    7. James Akin, 13:37.67
     
    Elementary Girls 3k Run
    17. Aiden Rackliffe, 15:37.65
    29. Alexis Grimes, 17:04.28
    31. Bella Venegas, 17:13.08
     
    Middle School Boys 3k Run

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 0927

    Lincoln Days Railsplitter Run and Walk
    For applications or more information about the Railsplitter Run and Walk during Lincoln Days, contact sponsor Snap Fitness, visit www.lincolndays.org or call Lincoln Days office at 358-8710. The event will be held Oct. 1.

    Lincoln Days Cornhole
    The Lincoln Days Cornhole Tournament will be Sunday, Oct. 2 on Lincoln Square. Entry fee per team is $25 with a 90 percent payback. Sign up at 1 p.m. Sunday with tournament starting at 2 p.m. For more information, contact the Lincoln Days office at 358-8710.

  • Hawks best Warren East, 7-1

    The varsity Hawks are truly a sight to behold.
    This week, while competing in the Barren County Trojan Classic soccer tournament, they showed excitement and found heart. Both were missing recently, even during a three-week winning streak.  
    On Wednesday, the Hawks bested Warren East, 7-1. During this match, junior Alex Cook notched four goals.
    Once the game was under control, substitutions were frequent as all eligible players played. Coaching error? Explain later.

  • Lady Hawks compete in Purples...

    The Lady Hawks volleyball team fell to Green County 25-17, 25-13 and Washington County 25-14, 19-25, 25-17, last week.
    Green
    Junior Miranda Hornback paced LaRue County with three aces, while sophomore Ivy Brown had two kills and one ace.
    Junior Haley Holt chipped in with two blocks.
    Washington
    Brown paced LaRue County with seven assists, six kills, three blocks and one ace, while freshman Alexis Brewer chipped in with five aces, five kills and three digs.
    Holt added five kills and two blocks, and junior Lauren Meredith had four aces.