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Today's Sports

  • MAT HAWKS: Lafayette, Ga....

    FAYETTE COUNTY CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. — Results from Wednesday opening round of the 38-team Fayette County Christmas Tournament:

    1. LaRue County (130)

    103: Kyle Edlin                                        2-1

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks to host...

    The LaRue County Hawks will sponsor the National Guard Holiday Classic Dec. 28-30 at LCHS gym.

    There will be four games each day starting at 3 p.m.

    Teams include LaRue County, Barren County, Atherton, Washington County, Lone Oak, Taylor County, Bullitt Central and Waggener

    LaRue County plays at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, time to be arranged.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks win...

    BY JOSH BARNES

    The win against Caverna Friday night was just a warm-up for the Lady Hawks as they beat Allen County-Scottsville, Trigg County, Lone Oak and Caldwell County at the Kentucky Machine and Engineering Christmas Classic last week.

    They beat Caldwell 55-47 at Tuesday morning's tournament. They dominated Allen County-Scottsville 51-37, they bounced past Trigg County 63-40 and won overall against Lone Oak 64-52. 

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat Caverna...

    The LaRue County Hawks came within three points of the century mark Friday night as they defeated the Caverna Colonels 97-76 at Hodgenville.

    Head Coach Paul Childress was extremely pleased with his offense. 

  • Basketball: Lady Hawks defeat...

    SPECIAL TO THE HERALD NEWS
    JOSH BARNES

     

    Heart pounding, sweat rolling, Lady Hawk guard and forward Ivy Brown made the shot in the last second that tied the game to send the Lady Hawks into overtime against Caverna Friday night.

    The Lady Hawks won 60-54 “with struggles,” according to Coach Travis Wooton after the intense competition between the Lady Hawks and Caverna ended.

  • Wrestling duals canceled

    The LaRue County Regional Wrestling Duals, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 18, have been canceled.
    According to a wrestling booster, some of the teams had to cancel due to classes being called off in their district.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks beat Hart...

    The LaRue County Hawks won one and lost one last week, dropping a Dec. 7 matchup with Breckinridge County 65-53 and defeating Hart County 52-47 on Dec. 10.

    BRECKINRIDGE BOUNCES PAST HAWKS

    After falling behind 30-21 at the half, the visiting Hawks (1-1) rallied to tie the game at 45 going to the fourth quarter. The Fighting Tigers, however, held LaRue County to eight points in the period en route to their third straight win.

  • Mat Hawks win Oldham Super Duals

    For the second year in a row, the LaRue County Mat Hawks won the 16-team Oldham County Super Duals tournament. The Mat Hawks defeated Western Hills, North Oldham, Nelson County, Central Hardin and Simon Kenton.
    “It was a good early season test for us,” said Head Coach Gary Canter. “We had some tough matches and definitely a very tough finals Match with Simon Kenton. We learned a lot about our weaknesses on Saturday.”

  • LaRue goes 2-1 in six-team Lady...

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks went 2-1 in the Meade County Lady Wave Tip-Off Classic. Six teams competed in the Friday and Saturday tournament.
    LaRue’s Ladies defeated Edmonson County, 62-39 and Meade County, 66-48 on Saturday.
    On Friday, LaRue County lost to Russell County, 55-51 in overtime.
    EDMONSON
    The Lady Hawks led Edmonson County, 36-22 at halftime before taking control of the game with a 16-8 burst in the third quarter.

  • BASKETBALL: Experienced Lady...

    With all starters and a deep, experienced bench returning, LaRue County High School’s Lady Hawks basketball team is in the driving lane to improve last year’s 14-13 record and perhaps capture its first 18th District crown in six years.
    “We have experience, size, and versatility,” Travis Wootton, Lady Hawks’ coach, said.  
    The team has set a goal of 22 victories, which would be a season record. Wootton will depend a lot on one of the team’s leaders, senior guard Valerie Whitlock, to help make that dream a reality.