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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Whitlock twins sign with...

    There is no denying that Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock have been assets to the LaRue County Sports teams.
    Since the twins were four years old, they have been active in sports and activities.
    On the high school level, the twins have spent four years playing softball, track and basketball, and dabbled in varsity soccer for one year.
    After experiencing a variety of sports, the twins agree that basketball is their favorite.
    Not only do they love the sport, the sport loves them.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks on a roll

    The LaRue County Hawks baseball team fell 3-2 to Green County April 19.

    The visiting Dragons scored the winning run in the seventh and held off the Hawks in the bottom of the inning, snapping LaRue County’s five-game winning streak.

    Junior Slade Owens took the loss, allowing 10 hits and two earned runs in seven innings. He struck out one.

    Sophomore Cole Hughes had an RBI single and Owens doubled for LaRue County’s only hits.

     

    LARUE 7, HART 0

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks struggle on...

    Sophomore Kayla Skaggs struck out seven and the visiting Lady Hawks continued to swing hot bats April 19 as they had 12 hits to rout the Lady Colonels, 11-1.

    Skaggs (3-4) scattered five hits, one walk and one earned run in seven innings.

    Freshman Peyton Gardner was a home run shy of the cycle and had three RBIs and two runs, while senior Lyndsay Whitlock went 3-for-3 with a triple, three runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. Senior Valerie Whitlock went 3-for-5 two stolen bases and a run.

     

    LARUE COUNTY 4, TAYLOR COUNTY 3.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: EASTERN RELAYS

    Eastern Relays

    April 29, 2011 - April 30, 2011 

    University of Louisville Cardinal Park                 

     

    Girls 800 Sprint Medley

    10. LaRue – Sydney Holt, Shana Zajdel, Tiana Phillips, Mariah Wiseman

     

    Boys 800 Sprint Medley 1-1-2-4

  • TRACK AND FIELD: CENTRAL HARDIN...

    Central Hardin Invitational

    April 22, 2011

    18 events scored, field of 12 teams

    Lady Hawks – 6th

    Hawks – 12th