Today's Sports

  • ECTC Barons to play eight home...

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s men’s basketball team, the Barons, will play 22 games, with eight home games played at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown.

    In its third year coached by John Veague, from the University of Illinois-Chicago, with assistant coach Roman Ritchey, Georgetown College, the team opened its 2014-15 season on Oct. 23 with a game at Georgetown College.

    Admission is $3 for adults. All students are free. Season passes can be purchased at the gate for $20.

  • Ray gets Patriots’ first win

    Saint Catharine’s Patriot wrestling squad traveled to the Buckeye State this past weekend for their first-ever tournament as a program. The Grappling Patriots competed in the inaugural Case Western Reserve University Wrestling Festival on the campus of CWRU. The event consisted of two separate events – the Bob Del Rosa Duals and the Claude Sharer Classic.

  • Sandidge leads Campbellsville to...

    Campbellsville University Men’s Cross Country team placed third at the 2014 Mid-South Conference Championships last weekend.

    “Our men did a great job. We had six of the 10 guys either have a lifetime or season best 8K time on Saturday,” said Coach Hilary Lakes. “They went out there and competed and ran great. I am really proud of how they worked together as a team, not just at conference, but the entire season.”

    Hodgenville freshman Adam Sandidge led the team, finishing in sixth place with a time of 26:28.4.

  • Mat Hawks prepare for new season

    The 2014-15 version of the Hawks Wrestling program is out, and second year Head Coach Eric Burrell is optimistic things will go better than his first year at the helm. The Mat Hawks are looking to improve on the 17-12 record from last season.

    Coach Burrell inherited a program led by its only coach (in school history) in Gary Canter.

  • PHOTOS: Running at State
  • Barbecue, golf scramble raise $6...

    The 7th annual St. Jude Charity Barbecue Dinner, Auction and Golf Scramble was held Oct. 25 at the LaRue County Country Club.

    The event, organized by Tommy Locke, raised almost $6,000 this year and more than $30,000 since 2008.

    Locke said he appreciated the players that supported the effort, and the young people who volunteer each year. They are Seth DeVary, Bryson Cobb, Bella Thurman, Kylee Thurman, Clay Rogers, Bailey Rogers, Presley Brown, Sophie Akin, McKenzie Uhl, Chase Puyear, Jesse O’Brien, Ashlyn Cann and Brooklyn Cann. 

  • Corbin ends LaRue’s season

    The LaRue County Hawks’ football season ended Friday with a 42-13 loss to the Corbin Redhounds. The Hawks were limited to 184 yards in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs.

    Corbin led 21-0 entering halftime.

    Corbin had 535 yards on offense, winning its 10th straight. They overcame three turnovers to advance to second round action against Wayne County.

    The Hawks ended their season with a 2-9 record.

  • LaRue runners considered ‘Elite’

    Two LaRue County Middle School cross-country runners have found themselves in the spotlight. The Kentucky Elite Cross County team has selected Emily Pearman and Taylor Full to join them in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina for the 2014 National Championships.

    Both runners have been competing with high school students this season, and that was a big part of what drew the team to them, according to Elite coach Chris Jelks.

  • Sports Shorts

    Youth wrestling sign-ups

    Youth wrestling sign-ups are 6-7 p.m. Nov. 17 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Registration fee is $50.

    Upcoming – basketball season

    n Boys and girls basketball – Blue/White Night, Friday, Nov. 21

    n Tuesday, Nov. 25 – Hawks basketball scrimmage vs. Glasgow, 6:30 p.m.

    n Saturday, Nov. 29 – Hawks basketball scrimmage vs. Hancock County/Atherton, noon

    Cheerleader fundraiser: Daddy-Daughter Hoedown

  • Owen named to All-State...

    Junior Chloe Owen was selected to the Kentucky Volleyball Coaches Association 2nd Team All-State.

    This is the third consecutive year that the Lady Hawks’ volleyball team has had a first or second all-state team selection. Previous selections were Ivy Brown (2012 and 2013) and Alley Evans (2013).

    Her coach, Ben Schell, said it’s a “very prestigious honor because it is voted on by coaches throughout the state.”