Today's Sports

  • BASEBALL: Hawks go 3-0 in...

    The LaRue County Hawks accomplished an unusual feat as they went 3-0 over the weekend in the Louisville Invitational Tournament.
    The Hawks, who won all three games by a run, were no-hit in a 1-0 victory over Newport Central Catholic on Saturday. LaRue County also topped Louisville Southern, 3-2 and Louisville Trinity, 5-4 in the two-day event at Southern.
    Senior Steven Carpenter scored when he and fellow senior Slade Owens pulled off a double steal in the bottom of the first against Newport Central Catholic.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks lock up top seed...

    The LaRue County High School Hawks won both games in a doubleheader April 24, locking up the top seed for next month’s district tournament.
    The Hawks earned a 13-1 win in five innings in the opener against Hart County before topping Green County in five innings in the nightcap, 12-2.
    Against Hart County, senior Jesse Johnson (3-2) struck out five, walked four and allowed just one hit. He also singled, doubled, drove in three and scored twice.

  • PHOTO: Hawk Baseball
  • Future Hawks Basketball Camp...

     The LaRue County High School basketball coaching staff will conduct its annual summer basketball camp May 29-June 1. Boys in grades 1-8 as of August 2012 may attend the camp which will include instruction from Head Coach Paul Childress and his coaching staff.

  • PHOTO: Middle school hoops
  • KHSAA Board of Control has open...

    The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control to fill a vacant position.  
    The deadline for applications is May 4.
    All interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, a resume and a minimum of two written letters of recommendation to the Kentucky Department of Education.
    Materials should be sent to Kevin C. Brown, Associate Commissioner and General Counsel, 131 Capital Plaza Tower, 500 Mero St., Frankfort KY 40601.

  • TENNIS: Tennis teams compete in...

    Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox, John Hardin, LaRue County, Meade County and North Hardin’s boys’ and girls’ teams competed in the Lincoln Heritage Conference tournament last week at University Drive Park tennis courts in Elizabethtown.
    The Elizabethtown High School teams won.
    Boys’ Singles
    First Round
    Tyler Edlin (JH) def. Nicholas Chantharasinh (LC), 6-0, 6-0
    Cody Hughes (NH) def. Kieren Bowen (LC), 6-3, 5-7, 10-6
    Girls’ Singles
    First Round

  • Sports Shorts updated 4-25-12

    Youth Softball League’s Fun Day
    The LaRue County Youth Softball League will kick off their season 6 p.m. April 27 with opening ceremony that introduces all teams.  A 19-team weekend tournament begins after the ceremony. Fun Day is April 28, which includes face painting, games, bouncy houses and an auction of items donated by parents and businesses around town.
    The League is accepting donations for Saturday’s auction. To donate or for more information, contact Greg Cooper at 270-491-0302 or coopergreg21@gmail.com.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Nelson,...

    The Hawks won three games last week, overpowering Nelson County 7-1 on April 17 and edging Green County  (5-4) April 19 and John Hardin (5-4) April 20.
    Senior Slade Owens had two doubles, three RBIs and scored twice to lead the homestanding Hawks past 5th Region foe Nelson County.
    Senior Wesley Kessinger, who got the win, helped himself out with an RBI double. He gave up three hits and struck out two in five innings.

  • PHOTO: Youth soccer