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Today's Sports

  • 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

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat...

    The Washington County Commanders Basketball Team came to Hodgenville on Valentine's Day, Monday, Feb. 14 looking to improve their dismal 5-20 record.  The LaRue County Hawks Basketball Team was looking to right their ship after losing six of their last nine games. The Hawks came away successful with a 70-54 victory. 

  • Middle School Wrestling: Mat...

    Heading into the middle school state tournament, not many people were talking about the LaRue County team. After the tournament, many were talking about how much the team had improved over the year as the Mat Hawks left with the third place trophy.

    “We weren't picked to win state,” said Head Coach Dan Heady. “But we also weren't expected to bring home third place either. This group of kids gave us everything they had and then exceeded all expectations.”

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks topple...

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN
    Correspondent

    It took an extra period, but the LaRue County Lady Hawks continued on the path to tie the school record for wins.

    On Feb. 11, the Lady Hawks defeated 5th Region rival Taylor County in an overtime road win, 52-46. On Feb. 12, LaRue County was victorious over the 2nd Region's Henderson County Lady Colonels, 50-48.

    Taylor County

  • BASKETALL: Hawks drop three games

    The LaRue County Hawks dropped three games last week, falling to Nelson County 62-65 Feb. 8; Taylor County 45-63 Feb. 11; and Harrison County 48-68 Feb. 12.

    Nelson nudged

    Using the inside play of 6’4” Ricky Ricketts and 6’5” John Land, the Cardinals overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to pull out the victory. LaRue County Head Coach Paul Childress was not surprised when Nelson County went inside with the ball.