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  • Sports Shorts updated 1220

    Mat Hawks compete in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
    The LCHS Mat Hawks will compete Dec. 22-23 at the 10th annual Smoky Mountain Duals in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Of the 25 teams entered, seven are ranked number one in their state, including the Hawks. Overall, 17 teams are ranked in the top eight of their states.
    Regional wrestling
    The Regional Wrestling Duals will begin at 6 p.m. Jan. 6 and 9 a.m. Jan. 7 at LaRue County High School.

    KMEA Marching Championships 2011

  • Hawks host sixth annual National...

    The LaRue County High School Boys Basketball team will host the sixth annual National Guard Holiday Classic Dec. 27-29 at the LCHS gym.  
    Hawks Head Coach Paul Childress anticipates a great tourney with a very competitive field with several local teams.  
    “I think this will be a great tournament,” Childress said. “We have several teams from around the area coming in and have some good first round matchups. Hopefully, because of the proximity of the teams, we will have some good crowds during the tourney.”

  • Eight Mat Hawks perfect at Bruin...

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks continued their dominating December performance by crushing Lexington Lafayette, Barren County, Meade County and Central Hardin on Saturday at the Central Hardin duals.
    No team won more than three individual matches in their dual with the Mat Hawks.
    In the match-up with Barren County, the Mat Hawks scored their third perfect score of the year, 84-0. The Mat Hawks almost blanked Central Hardin as well, a team who many believe is the second best team in the region, beating the Bruins 67-3.

  • Josh Jaggers named head football...

    Josh Jaggers has been named head football coach at LaRue County High School, replacing Rodney Armes who resigned after 16 years in that position.

    Jaggers joined the LCHS coaching staff in 2008 as defensive coordinator working with the offensive line and linebackers. In 2011 he became the assistant head coach to Armes.

    He was chosen from a field of 20 applicants whom LCHS principal Paul Mullins described as “highly qualified.” 

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks whip North...

    The LaRue County Hawks haven't had much luck against North Hardin, but they certainly caught the Trojans at the right time this season.

    And they took advantage of it.

    Junior Kelton Ford scored a game-high 27 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, as the Hawks knocked off the Trojans, 68-62, Dec. 13 at Ron Bevars Gymnasium. It was LaRue County's first win over North Hardin since the 1994-95 season.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall to...

     The Lady Hawks lost a heartbreaker to North Hardin’s Lady Trojans Tuesday, falling 49-46 at Ron Bevars Gymnasium.

    The Lady Hawks held North to three points in the second quarter and were up four points at halftime. But they couldn’t keep up with North’s newfound momentum in the second half.

  • Sports Shorts updated 1213

    Baseball, fast-pitch softball officials’ meeting
    Persons interested in officiating high school baseball or fast-pitch softball for the 2012 season can attend an officials’ meeting 8:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at LaRue County High School. For more information, contact assigning secretary Mike Ash at 465-8962.

    All-season passes available

  • PHOTOS: Middle school basketball
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  • Three Mat Hawks undefeated at...

    The march to Lexington and the state championship continues for the LaRue County Mat Hawks as the wrestlers traveled to Ryle over the weekend and crushed the best teams in the state to win the Ryle Rumble.
    This tournament was billed as the best and toughest tournament in the state of Kentucky this season. The top five teams in the state as well as number eight and nine were in attendance. The number two ranked team in Virginia was at Ryle as well as one of the best teams in Indiana and Ohio. The Mat Hawks ran away with the victory by more than 70 points.