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Today's Sports

  • Gauchos player has local ties

     Kara Sherrard, granddaughter of Vivian Sherrard of Hodgenville, is a member of the University of California Santa Barbara volleyball team.

    In 2011, as a sophomore, Kara appeared in all 31 of the Gauchos’ games, finishing third on the team in kills with a total of 323. She had 43 blocks and earned double-doubles in 13 games.

    She was named to the All-Big West Freshman Team in her first year of college play.

  • Hornback, Paysen compete in All-...

     Five area seniors and three coaches will participate in Saturday’s third annual Best of the Bluegrass All-Star Football Classic.

    The game, which will be played at 2 p.m. at Louisville St. Xavier, features players from Louisville and surrounding areas against the rest of the state.

    Playing in the game representing the Greater Louisville Football Coaches’ Association are Central Hardin’s Corey Dobbs, John Hardin’s Domonick Brown, LaRue County’s Matthew Hornback and Terell Paysen and North Hardin’s Johnny Hopkins.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to...

     The LaRue County Hawks fell 58-56 Dec. 4 to Breckinridge County.

    The visiting Hawks held a 32-24 lead at halftime. The Fighting Tigers clawed back, outscoring the Hawks 11-10 in the third quarter and 23-14 in the fourth quarter.

    Kelton Ford had 17 points for the Hawks, hitting four of 13 three-point attempts, 10 rebounds and three assists.

    Kody Key-Close scored nine points and had nine rebounds and two assists.

  • PHOTO: Corky Cox MVP

    Former LaRue County High School Coach Cortland “Corky” Cox presented the most valuable player award to Darryl J. Smith Dec. 1 at a tournament named in his honor. Smith, a sophomore, scored 17 points on a pair of 3-pointers and 5-of-7 shooting from the free-throw line  to help his team, the Henderson County Colonels, defeat Fifth Region champion John Hardin in overtime 75-69. 

  • CROSS COUNTRY: Sandidge named to...

     The accolades continue for Adam Sandidge, a junior cross country runner for the Hawks.

    He has been named to the Class AA Boys’ All State First Team by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association. The top seven finishers at State make first team.

    After winning Region, Sandidge placed fifth at the state meet. He was named also to the Academic All-State Team.

    He won the Jack Mitchell Invitational and Lincoln Railsplitter Run.

  • Mat Hawks finish 7th at Oldham...

     Inexperience and injuries were the two parts of the formula that caused the LaRue County Mat Hawks to struggle on Saturday at the Oldham County dual tournament. The Hawks were 3-2 in duals and finished in seventh place.

     “We have many kids in our line-up this year who need experience,” said Head Coach Gary Canter. “Where we have experienced kids in the lineup, we are solid.  Unfortunately on Saturday, a few of those experienced kids got injured and this caused us to struggle a bit as the day progressed.”

  • Middle School Wrestling: East...

    East Oldham Duals 

    LaRue County finished 8th among teams.

    SCORES

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks lose season...

    Playing without a starter is difficult enough, but when it’s the season opener against a quality team playing its third game, it becomes a monumental challenge.

    The LaRue County Hawks found that out Saturday night.

    The Hawks, who were already replacing three starters from last season, were without senior point guard Kelton Ford, who didn’t dress for the game. LaRue County coach Paul Childress said Ford should return next week.

  • 2012-13 Mat Hawks Wrestling...

    Dec. 8 Ryle Raider Rumble 9 a.m. Away

    Dec. 15 Bruin Class û Central Hardin 9 a.m. Away

    Dec. 19 Doss/Taylor 6 p.m. Home

    Dec. 20-21 Meade County Invitational TBA Away

    Dec. 28-29 Jonesboro, Arkansas Away

    Jan. 5 Region 2 Duals at Nelson County

    Jan. 12 Sectional Duals at Louisville Western

    Jan. 16 North/Male 6 p.m. Home

    Jan. 19 Trojan Classic at North Hardin Away

    Jan. 26 State Duals at Fern Creek Away

    Jan. 30 Oldham County High School (senior night) 6 p.m. Home

  • TENNIS: Michelle McKamey wins...

      Michelle McKamey, eighth grade student at Lone Oak Middle School in Paducah and a member of the State Champion Lone Oak High School varsity tennis team, won the girls 14s division at the prestigious Fall Southern Closed Tennis Tournament in Louisville.

    The tournament was held over the Thanksgiving holidays. The tourney consisted of the top 64 girls representing the nine states that make up the southern section of the U.S.