Today's Sports

  • Dobson competes at All Star...

    Sydney Dobson, a 17-year-old senior at LaRue County High School, competed May 1 at the U.S. All Star Federation Cheerleading Worlds Competition at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.
    Her squad, Lexington-based Kentucky All-Stars, took fourth out of more than 30 squads in the small senior limited coed, level 5 division.
    The prestigious competition hosted squads from around the nation and Canada, Great Britain and Japan.
    Sydney is the daughter of Dennis and Missy Dobson of Hodgenville. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky after graduation.

  • Baseball: Hawks improve record...

    The LaRue County Hawks Baseball Team won back-to-back games May 4-5 defeating the Hart County Raiders 11-0 in five innings and the Grayson County Cougars 4-1, improving the Hawks’ record to 17-5. The Hawks now have the second best record in the Fifth Region, winning their seventh game in a row.      




    GREENSBURG Results from Friday’s meet at Green County High School:



    12. LaRue County                           12 Points


  • Weight changes coming in high...

    The National Federation of High School Associations has changed the landscape of prep wrestling.
    In its meeting April 4-6 in Indianapolis, the NFHS wrestling rules committee voted on several changes.
    Among them is the first complete weight-class overhaul in 23 years. Beginning with the 2011-12 season, weight classes are 106 pounds, 113, 120, 126, 132, 138, 145, 152, 160, 170, 182, 195, 220 and 285.
    LaRue County coach Gary Canter said the weight classes are similar to what they were when he wrestled in high school in the 1970s.

  • Bluegrass Speedway

    Top Ten Track Points after April 30, 2011

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models
    1. Darrell Lanigan (Union, Ky.)- 25
    2. Scott James (Lawrenceburg, Ind.)- 22
    3. Josh Richards (Shinnston, W.Va.)- 20
    4. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 18
    5. Austin Hubbard (Seaford, Del.)- 16
    6. Kent Robinson (Bloomington, Ind.)- 15
    7. Rick Eckert (York, Pa.)- 14
    8. Chub Frank (Bear Lake, Pa.)- 13
    9. Tim Rivers (Salem, Ind.)- 12
    10. Brady Smith (Solon Springs, Wis.)- 11

  • LaRue tops four teams in weekend...

    Junior Kyle Meredith hit a solo home run to lead the visiting LaRue County Hawks to a 7-5 win over 18th District rival Green County on April 28.
    Meredith also doubled, drove in two runs, scored twice and stole a base.
    The Hawks (12-5 overall, 3-1 district) moved one step closer to locking up the top seed for the upcoming district tournament, but the win didn’t come without some late-game drama.

  • Otis commits to Georgetown

    Jacqueline Otis, a senior standout tennis player at Greenwood High School, committed to play tennis at Georgetown College on April 20.
    “I am very excited about the opportunity to play tennis and be a student at Georgetown,” she said. “Georgetown is a great school and after meeting Coach Lane Orttenburger and the tennis team, I knew Georgetown was where I wanted to be. Georgetown has a great tennis program and I simply wanted to be part of this environment.”

  • Former LaRue golfer a standout...

    Former LaRue County golfer Cody Moore carded a 2-over-par 146 and finished eighth in a field of 70 to lead the Northern Kentucky University men’s golf team to a runner-up finish in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championship on April 18-19 at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Ill.
    The Norse qualified seventh overall for the NCAA Division II Tournament and will host the Midwest/South Central Regional on May 2-4 at Cherry Blossom Golf Club in Georgetown.

  • SPORTS SHORTS: Updated May 4,...

    Project Graduation Golf Scramble
    Project Graduation fundraiser golf scramble has been rescheduled for May 7 at LaRue County Country Club. Cost is $50 a player, bring your own team. Payout for first, fifth and ninth place; numerous prizes. Shotgun start at 9 a.m. Entry forms can be picked up at the golf course, LCHS or any Project Grad parent. Pre-registration requested. For more information, contact Kellie Shirley at 358-5405.

    Big Maroon Club Golf Classic

  • LaRue County goes 0-2 in PRP...

     The Lady Hawks (9-13) lost to Louisville Holy Cross, 7-2 and No. 3 Louisville Ballard, 12-2 in five innings.
    LaRue County had seven hits, but couldn’t get much more offensive production against Holy Cross.
    Freshman Bridgette Skaggs went 2-for-3 with an RBI, while seniors Ellen Huff and Valerie Whitlock, junior Brittany Enlow and freshman Peyton Gardner each had a single.
    Enlow (0-2) allowed six hits, five earned runs and one walk in two innings. She struck out two.