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Today's Sports

  • Lafollette wins at Junction City

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  • Sports Shorts

    Fall softball signups

    LaRue County Youth Softball is having signups for fall league softball for girls 6-14 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation. This is an instructional league to develop pitching and prepare the girls for the upcoming spring season. The cost is $30 and includes a team T-shirt. Signups are 6-8 p.m. Sept. 2 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 4. For more information, call Regina Devers at 234-6217.

    Iron Horse 5K Run/Fun Walk

  • Hawk football returns Friday

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  • Volley for the Cure raises $1,...

    The Lady Hawks’ second home volleyball match Thursday was a resounding success. The ladies defeated Marion County 25-18, 25-21 and raised almost $1,500 for breast cancer research.

    The team participated in the third annual Volley for the Cure with proceeds from admissions and concessions going to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation. The team also sold T-shirts to raise money.

    According to booster co-president Lisa DeWitt, the total raised was $1,462.07 " almost 50 percent more than the $1,000 goal.

  • Sports Shorts

    Softball signups

    LaRue County Youth Softball is having fall signups at Parks and Recreation 6-8 p.m. Aug. 26 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 28. For more information, call Regina Devers at 234-6217.

    Youth Football signups

  • Hawks drop football opener to...

    The LaRue County Hawks fell to Mercer County 45-27 in the final game Saturday of the Forcht Bank Bowl at Campbellsville High School.

    The Hawks couldn’t stop Mercer sophomore running back James Johnson who had 281 yards and two touchdowns. Mercer had 361 yards on 43 carries.

    LaRue had 256 yards.

    LaRue’s scores came on carries by junior fullback Drew Newberry, junior running back Cody Thompson and senior running back Alex Lee.

    Newberry rushed for a team-high 81 yards and two touchdowns; Lee and Thompson had a touchdown each.

  • Hawks outlast Eagles and a...

    The LaRue County Hawks soccer team opened the 2010 season with a 1-0 victory over the home-standing North Bullitt Eagles. The Hawks outshot the Eagles 12-5 and senior goal keeper Bo Haun recorded the shutout with five saves.

    The Hawks were relentless on the attack in the first half with eight shots on frame before senior striker Dylan White notched the only goal of the match. At the 28 minute mark, senior midfielder Dillon Walker gave a hard-driven pass to White, who lofted the ball over the keeper’s head into the net.

  • Lady Hawks smack Louisville...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks soccer team opened their 2010 season by staring at defeat before roaring back and emerging with a 2-2 draw against the Lady Eagles of North Bullitt.

    The Lady Hawks started seven freshmen against the more experienced Eagles.

    The first half of this match was a jostling of position and possession. The Lady Hawks battled hard and did not allow an opponent score. Sophomore goalkeeper Kasey Wells was battered, making six saves in the first half, some at point-blank range, some with dives.

  • Lady Hawks continue perfect...

    The Lady Hawks are on a roll winning their first five volleyball games, the last two on their home court. Their most recent wins were Aug. 17 against the Hart County Lady Raiders winning 25-19 and 25-18 and then against Marion County Lady Knights Aug. 19 with scores of 25-18 and 25-21.

    Hart hacked

    It was a real barn burner when District rivals the Hart County Lady Raiders invaded LaRue County. The Lady Hawks won the match winning the second set 25-19 and the third set 25-18 after losing the first set 24-26.

  • Registration under way for...

    Registration for the American Lung Association’s 25th Anniversary Bike Trek to Shakertown is underway and space is limited.

    The event is scheduled for Sept. 18-20 and begins and ends in Harrodsburg.

    Beginners can choose the basic route of 30-35 miles each day, while those wanting a greater challenge can opt for a 69-mile, moderately hilly ride on Saturday and a similar route on Sunday. Monday’s routes will both be shorter.