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Today's Sports

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks pound...

    After sleepwalking in a loss to Green County, the 16th-ranked LaRue County Lady Hawks are wide awake now.

    Senior wing Ivy Brown and the Lady Hawks extended their win streak to four since that last-minute setback to the Lady Dragons, rolling to a 66-20 win Saturday night against the Louisville Assumption Rockets in the nightcap of the five-game Duke’s Valentine Shootout at John Hardin.

    All four of LaRue County’s victories since the loss to Green County have come by at least nine points and three have been by 22 points or more.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to Taylor

     The LaRue County Hawks expended so much energy trying to get back in the game against the visiting Taylor County Cardinals on Friday night that when the Hawks finally got close, they had nothing left.

    LaRue County cut a 24-point deficit to five late in the third quarter but ran out of gas against one of the 5th Region’s elite teams.

    Taylor County went on a 17-2 run in a 5-minute stretch late in the third quarter and early in the fourth quarter to run away from the Hawks for a 71-52 victory.

  • BASKETBALL: Win for Samantha

     The LaRue County Lady Hawks’ 1-2-2 half-court trap is designed to get opponents out of their rhythm on offense and create some easy scoring chances for the Lady Hawks.

    Against 5th Region rival Taylor County on Friday night, it was mission accomplished on both accounts.

    With 6-foot-1 senior forward Ivy Brown on top, the Lady Hawks flustered the Lady Cardinals into 18 turnovers and 32 percent shooting from the field on their way to a 69-37 victory in Hodgenville.

  • Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The LaRue County Hawks overpowered Nelson County 73-41, Feb. 11.

    Junior forward Caleb Sheffer’s double-double propelled the homestanding Hawks to a rout of their 5th Region foe.

    Sheffer had 23 points, 13 rebounds and two assists as LaRue County handed the Cardinals their ninth straight loss.

    Senior guard Mike Neal chipped in with 15 points and three steals, while freshman guard Cameron Dawson had 10 points and two steals. Senior forward Kody Key-Close added nine points.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Nelson County

    The homestanding Lady Hawks ended Nelson County’s eight-game winning streak Feb. 11 with a 61-52 victory.

    Junior guard Alexis Brewer had 26 points and 11 rebounds, while senior forward Ivy Brown added 17 points, nine rebounds and six assists to help the Lady Hawks defeat their 5th Region rival.

    LaRue County was forced to play catch-up after Nelson County hit five 3-pointers in the first quarter and led by four, but the Lady Hawks pulled even by the end of the third and outscored the Lady Cardinals by nine in the fourth.

  • KHSAA Board applicants needed

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  • Sports Shorts - Feb. 12, 2014

     LaRue County Youth Baseball signups

  • Cheerleaders take 11th at...

     The LaRue County High School cheerleaders competed at Walt Disney World in the UCA National High School Cheer Competition over the weekend in Orlando, Fla. The squad competed against 26 teams from across the nation. They finished 11th in medium varsity, division two.

  • Dulak, Davis excel at middle...

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks wrestled in the Middle School State Tournament this past Saturday at Mount Sterling.

    Griffin Dulak, the Hawks 152-pounder, and Noah Davis, 130 pounds, represented the Hawks well as both placed in the top six.

    Dulak, an eighth-grader, got the Hawks going early with a first round decision over Johnson Central and a tech pin over East Oldham in the second round.

  • BASKETBALL: LaRue locks up top...

     Ivy Brown didn’t just do a little bit of everything to get the LaRue County Lady Hawks back on track Sunday afternoon – the senior forward did a lot of everything.

    Coming off its first 18th District loss in nearly two years, LaRue County rebounded behind Brown’s 28 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to top visiting Caverna, 67-45.

    Just two days after a slow start plagued them in a one-point loss to Green County, the Lady Hawks led by 13 after the first quarter and kept the lead in double digits throughout.