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Today's Sports

  • DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Hawks to...

    Kelton Ford isn’t a big social studies or history buff, but suffice to say LaRue County’s standout sophomore point guard liked learning from history.

    After struggling offensively in his Hawks’ two regular-season wins against Green County, Ford had no trouble getting in a rhythm against the third-seeded Dragons on Tuesday night in the 18th District Tournament semifinals. Ford hit his first five shots and scored his team’s first 12 points en route to career-high 32 points to lead the second-seeded Hawks to a 78-68 win.

  • SPORTS SHORTS: Updated Feb. 22,...

    Youth league soccer registration
    LaRue County Youth Soccer needs more U14, U10, U8, U6 and U4 players signed up by Friday, Feb. 25. This is the last day for late registrations and payment of fees. For more information, contact Heather Cook at h.cook69@yahoo.com or 270-505-4645.

    Youth league baseball signups
    LaRue County Youth Baseball signups are 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 26 and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 27 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation. Leagues are available for ages 3 to 15 (age as of April 30, 2011).

  • TRACK: Seniors hopeful as track...

    In their first home track meet of the year, the LaRue County Hawks Boys Track Team placed third and the girls placed fifth Feb. 17. There were a total of eight boys teams and seven girls teams at the event. John Hardin and North Hardin placed first and second in both girls and boys teams.   

  • TRACK: Middle School athletes...

    The LaRue County High School and Middle School Track and Field Teams competed Feb. 12 at the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association Indoor Meet in Maysville.
    The LCMS boys team won their division with 81 points in 11 events.
    The LCMS girls team finished fifth with 33 points.
    The boys’ 4X400-meter relay team won the event with a time of 4:45.17, snagging 10 points for their school.

  • DISTRICT TOURNAMENT: Lady Hawks...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks have their first 18th District Tournament semifinal victory in coach Travis Wooton’s six-year tenure.

    Senior twins Valerie and Lyndsay Whitlock will finally have their chance at their first district title.

    But it took them a half to rid themselves of some nerves before they returned to their bread-and-butter inside game. Then, they dominated low to continue their record-setting season.

  • STATE WRESTLING: Hawks finish...

    The LaRue County High School Wrestling Team took fourth place overall and Class A runners-up at the 2011 State Tournament held in Frankfort over the weekend. The Mat Hawks tied a school record with seven state medals.

    “Heading into the state tournament we had high expectations,” said Head Coach Gary Canter. “We had many of our kids step up and perform. Unfortunately, we fell just a little short this year.”

  • Cheerleaders take fifth in state

    The LaRue County High School cheerleaders finished fifth in the KAPOS State-At-Large Cheerleading Competition Saturday.

    The event, featuring regional champions from across the state, was held on the campus of Western Kentucky University. The LCHS cheerleaders competed in the large division.

    Coach Tara Wooden called it a “great accomplishment for the program” and the “highest placement since 2000.”

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to Marion

    LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

    Junior guard Kyle Sheeran scored 24 points and sophomore guard Kelton Ford had 17, but it wasn’t enough as the visiting LaRue County Hawks fell to Marion County, 63-58 Friday night.

    Senior forward Chase Reynolds added 10 points for the Hawks (15-10), who fell behind 33-22 in the first half.

    LaRue County lost for the fourth time in five games.

    MARION 63, LARUE 58

    LaRue       13      9     10    26—58

  • Record-breaking Lady Hawks...

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN

    CORRESPONDENT

    Sisters Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock were able to have a two-game senior sendoff as the LaRue County Lady Hawks ended the regular season with a pair of home contests.

    On Feb. 14, the 19th District’s Washington County Commanderettes visited Hodgenville and the Lady Hawks hosted the 20th District’s Campbellsville Lady Eagles on Feb. 17.

    Washington County

  • STATE WRESTLING: Update

    103 - KYLE EDLIN, 1-2

    112 - SPENCER HINES - 2-2

    119 - NICK PADEN - 4-3   MEDAL SIXTH PLACE

    125 - RAYMUNDO PEREZ - 5-1 MEDAL THIRD PLACE

    135 - CALEB CANTER - 5-2  MEDAL FOURTH PLACE

    140 - SHAQUILLE COX - 3-2

    145 - SHELBY FLOYD - 4-1 - MEDAL SECOND PLACE

    152 - JARED WHITLOCK - 2-2

    160 - SHAWN HULL - 4-2 MEDAL FOURTH PLACE

    189 - BERNARD RAY - 6-1 - MEDAL THIRD PLACE

    215 - ELI MEREDITH - 0-2

    285 - B.J. CARMAN - 4-3 - MEDAL EIGHTH PLACE