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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Michelle McKamey wins Fall...

    Michelle McKamey, sixth grade student at Lone Oak Middle School in Paducah and  a member of the State runner-up Lone Oak High School varsity tennis team, won the girls 12s division at the prestigious Fall Southern Closed Tennis Tournament in Louisville. The tournament was held over the Thanksgiving holiday.
    The tourney consisted of the top 48 girls representing the nine states that make up the southern section of the U.S.
    McKamey, the Number 2 seed, won five matches in a row, without losing a set. She won the championship 6-3, 6-0.

  • Austin Shirley plays in All-Star...

    The Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association/Drive Cancer Out East-West All-Star Game was played Sunday at Southern High School. The game matched the top seniors from the Louisville area.

    Two LaRue County High School players, Alex Lee and Austin Shirley, were named to the West team.

    The East won, 14-7.

    Shirley, #51, had two tackles on defense. He is shown here receiving the defensive play from the sideline during the game.