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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Novak Tennis Team

     Two Hardin County-area teams captured USTA Kentucky Jr. Team Tennis State championships last weekend in Louisville. Both teams qualify to advance to the nine-state USTA Southern Sectional JTT tournament in Auburn Ala., on Aug. 17-20. 

    The Novak team captured the 18 Advanced title in a two-team playoff. From left, Jamie Anderson, Joe Siami, Mary Elaine Kuo, Emily Novak, Hannah Thomas, Judah Thomas, Zachary Kuo and Ryan Abell

  • PHOTO: E'town Thunder...

     Two Hardin County-area teams captured USTA Kentucky Jr. Team Tennis State championships last weekend in Louisville. Both teams qualify to advance to the nine-state USTA Southern Sectional JTT tournament in Auburn Ala., on Aug. 17-20. 

    The E’town Thunder won the 13-team 18 Intermediate division by dominating the five-team Pool A and then adding semifinal and finals victories. From left, Bilal Ahmed, Reza Haider, Natalie Fiepke, Jenna Mullen, Ann Lauren Fiepke, Tyler Edlin, Michelle Seymour, Tad Skaggs and Alex Spalding.

  • Seymour, Abell win USTA state...

     Two LaRue County athletes won state championships last weekend in the USTA Kentucky State Jr. Team Tennis Finals. 

    Michelle Seymour, a recent LaRue County High School graduate, went undefeated in doubles play for the Elizabethtown Thunder as they dominated the 18 Intermediate Division. 

    Ryan Abell, LCHS senior, was also undefeated in doubles play for the Novak team which won the 18 Advanced Division.

    Advanced and intermediate divisions are based on ranking.

  • Sports Shorts - July 2012

    Swimming pool open

    The LaRue County Swimming Pool will operate through Aug. 4. Hours are 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. It is closed on Monday. Admission is $4 for children 11 and under; $6 for ages 12 and over. The pool is available for parties 6-9 p.m. for a cost of $175, an increase of $25 from last season.

    Fish fry and cornhole tourney benefit soccer team

  • Parks host Adventure Race series

     Kentucky State Parks will host the 2012 Unbridled Adventure Race Series with adventure races that will test participants’ physical and mental skills for beginners and veteran racers.

    The series is being conducted at Kentucky State Parks in partnership with the Kentucky Office of Adventure Tourism and Flying Squirrel Adventures. 

  • Meredith tops at State Swim Meet

     Madeline Meredith, 8-year-old daughter of Andy and Whitney Meredith, is a state champion in swimming.

    She won the gold in the 8-and-under Long-Course State Championship July 20 at the University of Louisville.

    Meredith took first in the 50-meter freestyle, 50-meter backstroke and 200-meter medley relay team. She took second in the 100-meter freestyle and 200-meter freestyle relay team.

    Meredith won two silver medals in the Winter State (short course) Swim State championship in March at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center in Louisville.

  • Andre Cooper to coach soccer at...

     While Andre Cooper’s inaugural Elizabethtown Community and Technical College women’s soccer team is supposed to wear maroon, the Barons’ coach from Trinidad could see some North Hardin High School blue and white at practice this week.

    Of the 12 women who filled out informational forms Friday night at the school’s athletics organizational meeting inside its Regional Postsecondary Center, four of the potential Barons attended North Hardin.

  • PHOTO: U-12 ALL-STARS

    The LaRue County 12-and-under All-Star Softball team traveled to Munfordville and participated in the Heartbreaker’s fast pitch softball tournament where they took second. The team consists of Autum Riggs, Sara Beth Warren, Zoie Webb, Taylor Urlich, Jordan Bradley, Kaitlyn Warnhius, Brittany Blair, Paige Noe and Emily Miller. Not present: Chasity Baker and Savia Brashear. The team is sponsored by Miller’s Accounting Service and coached by Terry Bradley, Jamie Miller, Craig Warnshuis and David Noe.

  • Ritchey to serve as assistant...

    Roman Ritchey loves basketball. Playing or coaching, Ritchey feels right at home on the hardwood.

    He played one season on the junior varsity level at Georgetown College after graduating from LaRue County High School in 2003, and still plays in pickup games around the area. Ritchey also spent this past year as an assistant to John Veague at Elizabethtown Christian Academy.

  • ECTC Barons hoping to drum up...

     Since the decision was made to resuscitate sports at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, Dale Buckles said the maroon-clad Barons have been met with open arms.