Today's Sports

  • Mat Hawks ready for Region

     Since 1998, the LaRue County Mat Hawks have won 12 regional championships.

  • Coach's influence shaped...

     In 1990, a science teacher from Ohio began a wrestling program at LaRue County High School.

  • Wrestlers honor Canters at last...

     While Mat Hawk Coach Gary Canter has been breaking records and racking up win after win over the last 23 years, another member of his coaching staff worked behind the scenes overseeing the details.

  • Mat Hawks prepare for Region...

     Since 1998, the LaRue County Mat Hawks have won 12 regional championships.

    Head coach Gary Canter, who is facing his final regional tournament, said the championship is up for grabs between several teams.

    “Central Hardin, John Hardin, North Hardin and us are all about even when you look at tournament teams,” said Canter. “Any one of these teams could win the regional tournament. I am very sure you can’t say any one team is favored.”

  • Mat Hawks defeat Oldham on...

     The Mat Hawk seniors were honored at their final home match Jan. 30.

    They gave the home crowd a night to remember as they rolled over Oldham County, 64-3.

    B.J. Carman, the Hawks’ top-ranked 182-pounder, led Garrett Bird 6-2 after the first period, then pinned him 15 seconds into the second period.

    Spencer Hines decisioned Will Jennings 12-2 at 152-pounds.

    Tanner Mouser defeated Sean Dunn 12-4 at 126-pounds.

    Nathan Bell, the Mat Hawks’ heavyweight, pinned Thomas Fow in 13 seconds.

  • Wrestlers compete in Cardinal...

     LaRue County’s youth wrestlers competed Saturday in the Cardinal Clash at Campbellsville:

    Gavin Ferguson, 2-2, fourth

    Thomas Hoppes, 2-1, second

    Colby Padilla, 3-1, third

    Dylan Thompson, 2-2, fourth

    Tanner Lasley, 1-2

    Conlee Crossno, 2-0, Champion

    Jake Heady, 1-1, second

    Cameron Lasley, 3-1, second

    Dalton Rutledge, 1-4, fourth

    Clay Perry, 0-2

    Noah Davis, 4-0, Champion

    Jesse Walters, 1-3

  • Wrestling - Jan. 30 - LaRue vs....

     LaRue County (64), Oldham County (3)

    Jan. 30

    B.J. Carman, Pinfall 2:15, Burd

    Tony Couch, 9-8, Fullerton

    Cody Strausser, Forfeit

    Nathan Bell, Pinfall 0:13, Thomas Fow

    Dawson Bingham, 5-6, Nick Wise

    Dalton Bell, Pinfall, Kyle Steele

    Kyle Edlin, Forfeit

    Tanner Mouser, 12-4, Sean Dunn

    Dylan West, Pinfall 3:22, Taylor Rankin

    Raymundo Perez, 12-2, Doug Johnson

    Griffin Dulak, 11-2, Sean Wilkerson

  • SPORTS SHORTS - Jan. 30, 2013

     Mat Hawks Senior Night

    The senior Mat Hawks and their families will be honored Jan. 30 at their last home meet. The team will face Oldham County. Wrestling begins at 6 p.m. with JV matches. Varsity action begins about 6:45 p.m.


    Coach Gary Canter honored

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks rout...

     The Lady Hawks continued their winning streak Jan. 31 with a 60-18 trouncing of Bardstown Bethlehem.

    Junior guard Ivy Brown had a triple-double – 18 points, 12 rebounds and 12 steals - to lead the visiting Lady Hawks. Sophomore guard Alexis Brewer had 26 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals.

    Senior forward Haley Holt had six points. Shalia Winston, Alisha Durbin and Alley Evans added four points each.

    The Lady Hawks play at Green County at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the first game of a girl/boy doubleheader.

  • PHOTO: Little Ladies take second

     The fourth-grade Lady Hawks basketball team took second Jan. 20 at the Derby State Lady Hoop Fest in Caverna. From left, Alexandra English, Kayla Highbaugh, Zoe VanRiper, Kelsey Hornback, Haley Thompson, Maleah English, Jolie Puckett, Isabella Thurman and head coach Jody Thurman.