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Today's Sports

  • Nicholas Paden a finalist for...

    Nicholas Paden, a LaRue County High School senior, is a finalist in the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award. In Kentucky, 940 student athletes applied. Only 20 were named state finalists.
    Paden has been a starter for the LCHS wrestling team since eighth grade, is a four-time regional champ and two-time state placer (third and sixth). He has been ranked nationally and is being recruited by Princeton, Duke University and University of Chicago.

  • Durbin and Sandidge advance to...

    Two LaRue County High School cross country runners earned at-large individual berths Saturday at the Class AA Region 2 championship meet at Ephram White Park in Bowling Green.
    Freshman Kristina Durbin and sophomore Adam Sandidge will compete at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.
    Durbin, who was 10th in 22:06.05, punched her second State ticket after finishing 41st in Lexington last year.

  • Hawks lose to Wayne in first...

    LaRue County was held to a season-low 46 yards Friday night as the Hawks ended their season with a 7-0 loss to the visiting Wayne County Cardinals in the first round of the Class 2-A playoffs.
    The Hawks (6-5), featuring a pair of 2,000-yard career rushers in seniors Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson, were limited to 37 rushing yards on 30 carries.

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks lose to Wayne in...

    LaRue County was held to a season-low 46 yards Friday night as the Hawks ended their season with a 7-0 loss to the visiting Wayne County Cardinals in the first round of the Class 2-A playoffs.

    The Hawks (6-5), featuring a pair of 2,000-yard career rushers in seniors Drew Newberry and Cody Thompson, were limited to 37 rushing yards on 30 carries.

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  • Sports Shorts updated 1102

    Hunter’s Education Class
    The Lincoln Area Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation is sponsoring A Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Hunter’s Education Class. There is no charge for the 12-hour class. It meets 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 3; 6-8:30 p.m. Nov. 4; and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5. Classes will be held at the Arrowhead Archery Building, 1196 Knob School House Road, Sonora. The instructor for the class is Dave Brockman. Anyone interested in attending should contact Willie Vittitoe at 270-268-1127 or Charlie Wootton at 270-234-6289.

  • Physettes wowed the college...

    In 1963, LaRue County Schools became one of seven school systems in the nation to accept President John F. Kennedy’s fitness challenge.
    LaRue County became a pilot study center for the President’s Council on Physical Fitness. It drew plenty of attention from major newspapers and magazines due to the size of the school district and its rural nature.
    Before then, a local physical fitness program had included only athletes and ninth grade students.

  • Duncan and Johnson join...

    Two former area residents will soon be suiting up for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League.
    Late last month, the Soul announced the signings of former University of Kentucky offensive linemen Zipp Duncan of Magnolia and Christian Johnson to the team’s roster.