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Today's Sports

  • PHOTOS: All Cheer! They’re...
  • Change coming for soccer,...

    Beginning with the 2012 season, regional alignments for boys’ and girls’ soccer will resemble those of the other sanctioned team sports in a measure approved by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control.

  • Sports Shorts updated 1-31-12

    Youth soccer registration
    Youth soccer registrations will be 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 4 in the Abraham Lincoln Elementary School cafeteria for ages 3-17. Season begins in March with U8 and under games beginning in April. Cost is $40. For more information, call Priscilla Grant at 270-361-1349. Online registration is available at www.larueyouthsoccer.com.

    Chili supper and cornhole tournament fundraiser

  • Lady Hawks fall to E’town

    LaRue County’s Lady Hawks had a rough first quarter Jan. 23 as they played the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Stadium.
    They gave up seven turnovers and misfired on their first 12 shots from the field.
    “That’s what they do on their home floor,” LaRue’s Coach Travis Wootton said. “I think it was nerves and figuring things out. They’re one of the best defensive teams in the state. You have to be aggressive against them and I thought they were more aggressive than us in the first quarter.”

  • Middle school wrestlers host...

    The LaRue County Middle School wrestling team will host a fundraiser beginning at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at LaRue County Park and Recreation.
    A chili supper, including sandwich, dessert and drink, is $5.
    A double-elimination cornhole tournament will be held at 7 p.m. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. Entry fee is $20 per team.
    Trophies offered for first, second and third place.
    For more information or to pre-register for the tournament, call 270-491-0965.

  • PHOTO: 7th graders are champs
  • Mat Hawks take disappointing...

    What happened? This is the question being asked over and over again to the LaRue County High School Mat Hawks after their second place finish at State Duals competition on Saturday in Lexington.
    “We were overconfident and Union County came in hungry and motivated and wanted it more than us,” said head coach Gary Canter. “We wrestled flat. We didn’t’ look good all day long. When you add in the fact we had a wrestler or two sick and injured, we had several obstacles to overcome right at the start of the day.”

  • Mat Hawks second at State Duals

    The LaRue County Hawks’ quest for another State Duals wrestling championship started strong Saturday, but fizzled late.

    After rolling through their three pool-play matches and then their semifinal, the Hawks suffered a 39-23 loss to Union County in the championship of the annual 16-team tournament at Lexington Henry Clay High School.

    The final match began at 138 pounds and LaRue County led 23-15 after the heavyweights before getting blanked the rest of the final.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks lose to E...

     LaRue County’s Lady Hawks had a rough first quarter Jan. 23 as they played the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers at Charlie Rawlings Memorial Stadium.

    They gave up seven turnovers and misfired on their first 12 shots from the field.

    “That's what they do on their home floor," LaRue’s Coach Travis Wootton said. "I think it was nerves and figuring things out. They're one of the best defensive teams in the state. You have to be aggressive against them and I thought they were more aggressive than us in the first quarter."

  • PHOTO: Newby blocks

     Seventh grader Seth Newby blocked a shot in the Jan. 16 game against Adair County.