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Today's Sports

  • Correspondent needed for fall...

    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.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10 points...

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models
    1. Tim Rivers (Salem, Ind.)- 91
    2. Lee Devasier (Crestwood)- 71
    3. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 68
    4. Joey Daniel (Liberty)- 64
    5. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 61
    6. Steve Barnett (Franklin, Ind.)- 61
    7. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 60
    8. Jarryd Holshouser (Boaz)- 47
    9. Rohn Moon (Greenwood, Ind.)- 39
    10. Joey Jones (Borden, Ind.)- 31
     
    Country 100.9 MIKE FM UMP Modifieds
    1. Benji Lee (Loretto)- 102
    2. Michael England (Glasgow)- 96

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 07/12

    LaRue Chamber Golf Scramble
    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce’s 17th annual fundraiser golf scramble will begin 9 a.m. July 13 at LaRue County Country Club. Cost is $60 a player or $240 per team and includes lunch, hole prizes, door prizes, cash prizes and a jackpot. For more information, call 358-3411.

    Volleyball tryouts

  • EKU defensive coordinator has...

    Tony Hatmaker, who is now in his fourth year at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, was promoted from defensive backs coach to defensive coordinator this spring. The Hodgenville native sat down with EKUSports.com to discuss the state of the Colonel defense heading into the 2011 season.

    Q: Is there going to be any change in philosophy on defense?

  • PHOTOS: Future Hawks Basketball...
  • Cameron Dawson takes 5th in golf...

    When Cameron Dawson returns to LaRue County Middle School this fall and writes his essay about what he did over the summer, he’ll have a golf-bag full of things to tell.
    The 12-year-old won two of the Pepsi Junior Tour golf summer tournaments and last week placed fifth in the 11-12 age division at the Kentucky Junior Amateur Golf Championship played at My Old Kentucky Home golf course in Bardstown.

  • Three All-Star baseball teams...

    Three LaRue County All-Star baseball teams are headed to the Cal Ripken state tournament.
    The 11-year-olds, coached by Chad Puyear, earned a spot in the tourney as runner-up in District 7, falling to Elizabethtown 4-3 in the championship game.
    Ben Godfrey had a single, double and a run for Elizabethtown, which also beat LaRue County, 4-3 on Wednesday.
    Matheo Lynn hit a solo home run in the fifth to cut the lead to 4-3, but LaRue County couldn’t pull even. Lynn also singled and scored twice, while Dalton Skaggs had two singles.

  • PHOTO: Dawson tops at Lakeside...
  • Sports Shorts: Updated 07/06

    Youth softball sign ups
    Sign ups for the LaRue County Youth Softball Fall League will be July 9 and 23 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation for girls U6-U14. For more information, contact Jeff Shelton at 358-3384 visit Facebook at LaRue County Youth Softball.

    LCHS Soccer Boosters to meet
    LaRue County High School Soccer Booster meetings will be on the second Monday of each month. The next meeting is 6:30 p.m. July 11 in the LCHS cafeteria. All parents and players are invited to attend.
     
    Future Hawks Basketball Camp

  • PHOTO: Volleyball Camp