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Today's Sports

  • BASEBALL: Hawks gain experience...

    The skies were clear but the temperature was chilly at the LaRue County Hawks Baseball scrimmage March 16 with the Bullitt East Chargers. While the final score was not recorded, both teams scored some runs throughout the scrimmage.  While Hawks Head Coach Chris Price was pleased with the competition, he felt his players need to improve in certain areas. 

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Lady Hawks tops...

    The homestanding LaRue County High School Lady Hawks’ Track and Field Team won Saturday’s Lincoln Relays competition.
    The boys’ team finished sixth out of 12 teams. Cody Thompson and Blake Heibert won the top two positions in the 400-meter hurdles with Thompson taking first with 1:02.97.
    The 4x100-meter relay team – Austin Shirley, Dylan White, Cody Thompson and Marquis Cobb – won its race.

  • TRACK: Reed, Gatton and Thompson...

    The LaRue County High School Track Team hosted the Ice Hawk Meet Feb. 26.
    Sophomore Amarah Reed had a stellar day, winning both the 800-meter run and 1,600-meter run.
    Senior Robert Gatton won the triple jump (34-feet) and placed second in the long jump (17-10.50) and high jump (5-08).
    Junior Cody Thompson won the 400-meter dash (55.5) and placed third in the 200-meter dash (25.2).
    The boys’ team won their division with 62 points. The Lady Hawks finished third with 36 points.
    Other results are:
    Girls 100-meter Dash

  • Kentucky Premier All-Stars...

    LaRue County High School senior Sydney Dobson competed at the NCA/NDA All-Star National Cheerleading Championship in Dallas, Texas, with her team, The Kentucky Premier All-Stars. On the first day, the co-ed squad finished 19th out of 31 teams. On the second day, their performance was much better and they moved up 13 places to finish in sixth place.
    Visit http://varsity.com/event/1448/2011_nca_nda_all_star_national_championshi... and type “Kentucky” in the search engine to view the performance.

  • Lady Hawks fall to E'town...

    LEBANON - The LaRue County Lady Hawks appeared to take one small step
    this season, but it was a giant leap for the program.
    The Lady Hawks saw their record-setting season come to a close Friday
    night as they fell to the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers, 56-44 in the
    Girls' 5th Region Basketball Tournament at Marion County High School's
    Roby Dome in front of a standing-room only crowd.
    "It was special," LaRue County senior Valerie Whitlock said of the

  • Lady Hawks face E'town in...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks are trying to get where the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers have made a habit of going.

    The teams meet tonight at 8 in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament semifinals at Marion County High School’s Roby Dome. Elizabethtown has won six region championships, starting with its first in 1981. The Lady Panthers have reached the final 11 times. Meanwhile, LaRue County has never played for the title, going 0-3 all-time in the semifinals.

  • Hawks fall 53-55 to Marion in...

    The LaRue County Hawks Basketball Team’s season came to an end March 2 in the first round of the 5th Region Tourney at Greensburg. The Marion County Knights took away a 55-53 victory, leaving the Hawks with an overall season record of 17-11 and a district record of 7-1.
    Head Coach Paul Childress felt the Hawks got off to a good start yet struggled offensively.

  • Lady Hawks win first round of...

    The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 14-2 lead and held on for a 53-46 victory over the Washington County Commanderettes in the first round of the region tournament Tuesday night.

    "As I've stated several times, we're not always pretty to watch, but we find a way to win," LaRue County coach Travis Wootton said. "I don't know how well we were playing, but we got out to a lead and I think we relaxed a little bit. I think we got caught up in the moment. But this was good to get this under our belt."

  • PHOTO: Heartland Flyers

    Heartland Flyers All-Star Cheerleader Junior Black squad performed at Jamfest LIVE in Cincinnati Jan. 29, winning their division. Heartland Flyers is based in Elizabethtown and Emily Miller, a fifth grader at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School is a six-year veteran on the squad. Miller is in the second row, second from left.

  • Hawks win 18th District...

    Friday’s 18th District Championship was a rematch between the LaRue County Hawks and the Caverna Colonels in Hodgenville. 

    If basketball was anything like professional wrestling, this would be called a grudge match. The Hawks were looking to avenge a 64-49 drubbing by the Colonels on Jan. 18. The Colonels were well supported with purple all over the packed gym.