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Today's Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat North...

    LANDMARK NEWS SERVICE

    The LaRue County Hawks won one and lost one last week.
    The team dropped to Caverna 64-49 on Jan. 18, losing a shot at gaining the top seed for next month’s 18th District Tournament.
    Caverna, which will be the top seed, led by 11 at the end of the first quarter. LaRue County lost two straight games for the first time this season.

  • LCMS Mat Hawks take second in...

    After a poor showing at the district wrestling tournament, the LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks bounced back strong taking second at the regional tournament behind Union County Middle School. The Mat Hawks qualified nine grapplers to the State Tournament on Feb. 5 at Montgomery County.
    “We didn’t do well at the district tournament,” said Head Coach Dan Heady. “As a whole, I am not sure the team was focused nor ready to wrestle and it showed at North Middle. “

  • Mat Hawks win Trojan Tournament

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks have been on a roll of late, and the team didn't give any indication they were going to slow down. The Mat Hawks rolled into North Hardin on Saturday and dominated on its way to a first place finish by almost 100 points.

    When the dust settled late Saturday, the Mat Hawks sported eight champions and four other medalists. Ten of the mat men were tournament finalists.

  • BASKETBALL: Valerie Whitlock...

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN
    CORRESPONDENT

    On Tuesday, Jan. 18, LaRue County senior guard Valerie Whitlock became the 14th Lady Hawk to score more than 1,000 career points. Her performance helped the visiting Lady Hawks cruise by 18th District rival Caverna, 58-35.

    On Saturday, freshman wing Ivy Brown gave the Hodgenville crowd a glimpse of who will likely be the 15th to reach the plateau. The Lady Hawks overcame a 12-point deficit to knock off the Adair County Lady Indians, 62-52.

    Caverna

  • Middle School Mat Hawks bring...

    The LaRue County Middle School wrestling team took third in the District 2 Middle School Championship Jan. 15. The event was held at North Middle School.

    The team had 230 points, falling just eight points behind second-place Central Hardin. North Hardin won the event with 275 points.

    The top three schools doubled scores of the fourth- through eighth-place

    teams: Wayne, Meade, Boyle, Bluegrass and Bates.

  • LaRue County Middle School...

    EIGHTH GRADE

    LCMS 28, Taylor County 41

    LaRue – Micah Wiseman 13; Dalton Uhl 8; Cameron Dawson 3; Tommy Goodman 2; Hunter Griffin 2

    LCMS 33, Grayson County 34

    LaRue – Dalton Uhl 11; Micah Wiseman 8; Tommy Goodman 6; Turner Cottrell 3; Robert Thompson 3; Austin Lewis 2

    LCMS 44, Campbellsville, 38

    Micah Wiseman, 18; Caleb Sheffer, 9; Dalton Uhl, 5; Tommy Goodman, 5; Austin Lewis, 4; Robert Thompson, 4

     

    SEVENTH GRADE

  • Little Lady Hawks Basketball

    Second- and third-grade Lady Hawks are front from left, Lexy Summitt, Keke Weathers, Katelynn Eads, Avery Murray; back, A.J. English, Bella Thurman, Maleah Engslish, Savannah Bandurske and McKenna Buck.

  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks score an A...

    With the start of the season, expectations were high at the LaRue County wrestling room. This was the season the wrestlers, fans and coaches pinpointed as the year the Hawks would finally break through and win their elusive first state tournament title.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks continue...

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN

    LaRue County senior sisters Lyndsay and Valerie Whitlock celebrated their 18th birthdays Saturday and ensured their teammates weren’t left out of the festivities in Hodgenville.

    On Friday, the homestanding Lady Hawks edged the Hart County Lady Raiders, 53-50. On Saturday, the Lady Hawks were victorious over the visiting John Hardin Lady Bulldogs, 61-44.

  • BOYS BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat...

    The LaRue County Hawks and the Hart County Raiders boys’ basketball teams played to a packed house Friday night at Hodgenville. The Raiders were short-handed as they had seven players suspended due to an altercation in a game at Warren East High School on Jan. 10. The Hawks won easily 77-43.
    The Hawks started out cold in the first quarter, missing several easy shots but Kyle Sheeran put the Hawks up 13-11 on consecutive, old-fashioned three-point plays, scoring two baskets and getting fouled on each one.