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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Don’t make me come over...
  • WRESTLING: Mat Hawks take third...

     It has been a grueling three weeks for the LaRue County Mat Hawks.

    Over Christmas break the Hawks took third at the nationally prestigious Smoky Mountain Duals and rode rough shod over all regional opponents this past weekend at Region 2's regional duals competition.

    Pigeon Forge/Smoky Mountain Duals

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks...

    LaRue County didn’t take advantage of its height.

    Turnover problems, foul trouble and a lack of aggressive rebounding left the Lady Hawks with a sinking feeling after a frenetic final minute Friday night.

    Now, they’re saddled way behind in the 18th District regular-season title race.

    Green County sophomore Allie Ingram hit 1-of-2 free throws with 1.7 seconds left to clinch a 59-58 victory over visiting LaRue County before Lady Hawks freshman guard Alexis Brewer made a ¾-court 3-pointer at the buzzer to bring the final margin to one.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Green...

    Junior guard Kelton Ford and sophomore forward Kody Key each recorded double-doubles as the visiting LaRue County Hawks dispatched 18th District rival Green County in a 76-41 rout Friday night.

    Ford totaled 23 points and 11 rebounds, while Key had 18 points and 10 boards. Sophomore forward Tyler Howell added 10 rebounds to give the Hawks (12-2 overall, 3-0 district) three players with 10 rebounds or more.

  • Lady Hawks beat Breckinridge,...

     The Lady Hawks overwhelmed Breckinridge County in Harned Jan. 2, 66-28.

    Sophomore guard/forward Ivy Brown posted her sixth double-double to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks.

    Brown had 25 points (hitting three of five 3-point attempts), 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals as the Lady Hawks (6-4) won for the sixth time in seven games.

    Junior forward Haley Holt and freshman guard Alexis Brewer each scored 10 points, while sophomore post Allison Evans had eight points and seven rebounds.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks...

    HARNED — Sophomore guard/forward Ivy Brown posted her sixth double-double in eight games to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 66-28 win over Breckinridge County on Monday.

    Brown had 25 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals as the Lady Hawks (6-4) won for the sixth time in seven games.

    Junior forward Haley Holt and freshman guard Alexis Brewer each scored 10 points, while sophomore post Allison Evans had eight points and seven rebounds.

  • GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks...

    HARNED — Sophomore guard/forward Ivy Brown posted her sixth double-double in eight games to lead the visiting LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 66-28 win over Breckinridge County on Monday.

    Brown had 25 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals as the Lady Hawks (6-4) won for the sixth time in seven games.

    Junior forward Haley Holt and freshman guard Alexis Brewer each scored 10 points, while sophomore post Allison Evans had eight points and seven rebounds.

  • PHOTO: FIFTH GRADE LADY HAWKS

      The 5th grade Lady Hawks were undefeated in regular season play and runner-up in the Nelson County Little League 5th Grade Tournament Dec. 11 at Bardstown Middle School. The Ladies are coached by J.J. Childress and Todd Rogers. Front from left, Haley McDowell, Kristen Boone, Chloe Sandidge, Kylee Thurman; back, Ameena Wells, Emma Bell, Ameera Wells, Bailey Rogers and Chloe Childress. Not pictured, Claire Keller.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks win National...

     With 10.4 seconds left, LaRue County coach Paul Childress wanted Kelton Ford to drive the Hawks ahead.

    During a timeout, he told his junior guard to spread out the Bardstown Bethlehem defense and do what he does best: split the defenders and motor inside.

    Ford zoomed his way through, got fouled and hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left to lift LaRue County to a 45-43 win Thursday over Bethlehem in the championship game of the National Guard Holiday Classic.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks hammer Metcalfe

     LaRue County junior Kelton Ford scored 21 points to lead five players in double figures and the host Hawks hit 14 3-pointers as they rolled to a 103-37 win over Metcalfe County in the National Guard Holiday Classic Dec. 27.

    Ford, who hit three 3s, also had four rebounds, four assists and four steals. Junior Gabe Shirley added 19 points, hitting three of four 3-point attempts, three steals, three rebounds and two assists; while senior Kyle Sheeran had 18 points, eight assists and two steals. Sheeran hit 4-of-7 from beyond the arc.