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Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks fall to Grayson, Meade

    Traditionally, LaRue County’s colors have always been white and blue. However, Monday night, May 8, pink became the color of choice for the Lady Hawks.
    It was “Pink Out” night at Cougar Field in conjunction with senior night.
    The opposing Grayson County Lady Cougars joined in on the festivities by wearing their own pink shirts. This game was scheduled to recognize and give support for those who are fighting and have fought the battle of breast cancer.
    There was much success with more than $600 raised to support the battle against cancer.

  • Michelle Seymour to play at...

    Eleven area singles players or doubles teams qualified for the KHSAA State Tournament, which will be held May 18-19 in Lexington.
    LaRue County senior Michelle Seymour earned her third state trip with some spirited play. Seymour pushed through for a 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 victory over seventh-seeded Aryn Massengale from Taylor County in the quarterfinals before giving AnnLauren Fiepke a fight in a 6-3, 6-2 semifinal loss.

  • Thompson, Durbin head to State...

    LaRue County Track and Field athletes competed Thursday in the Class 2-A, Region 2 Meet. Two advanced to the State contest.
    The Lady Hawks placed fifth with 48 points.
    Junior Alisha Durbin won the 100 hurdles and long jump, was third in the 300s and helped LaRue County to a fourth-place finish in the 1,600 relay.
    “I felt great all night,” she said. “I still can’t believe I got two. It’s amazing. My coaches have really helped me out. Coach (Drew) Simpson has made me better.”

  • Regional track meet: Two LaRue...

     LaRue County Track and Field athletes competed Thursday in the Class 2-A, Region 2 Meet. Two advanced to the State contest.

    The Lady Hawks placed fifth with 48 points.

    Junior Alisha Durbin won the 100 hurdles and long jump, was third in the 300s and helped LaRue County to a fourth-place finish in the 1,600 relay.

    “I felt great all night,” she said. “I still can't believe I got two. It’s amazing. My coaches have really helped me out. Coach (Drew) Simpson has made me better.”

  • PHOTO: Pink Panthers defeat...

     The Pink Panthers, shown, defeated the Sweet Heat, 12-7, May 8 in a youth softball game. Softball game against Sweet Heat. 

  • Sports Shorts updated 5-9-12

    Sports physicals scheduled
    Sports physicals for LaRue County High and Middle School athletes will be 9-9:30 a.m. May 12 in Therapy & Sports Medicine Center, Elizabethtown. Cost is $10. For more information, contact David Dawson at LCHS at 358-2210.

    Spring Hoot 5K
    Barren River Lake State Resort Park will host the Spring Hoot 5K race on May 12. Awards will be presented for each division and overall male and female winners for the 5K run. Prizes will also be given and all participants are eligible.

  • Track and Field: LINCOLN TRAIL...

    LINCOLN TRAIL HEARTLAND
    CONFERENCE MEET
    CECILIA — Results from May 1 meet at Central Hardin High School:

    GIRLS (Nine teams)
    TEAM RESULTS
      9. LaRue County, 23

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
    100-Meter Dash
    14. Shaila Winston, 14.60
    20. Logan Grant, 16.10

    200-Meter Dash
    13. Alisha Durbin, 30.07
    15. Patricia Gibson, 30.68

    400-Meter Dash
    16. Abby French, 1:14.79
    18. Nichole Thomas, 1:22.27

    800-Meter Run

  • BASEBALL: Hawks hang on to...

    The LaRue County High School Hawks defeated host North Bullitt 9-7 May 1.
    The Hawks were ahead 8-1 by the top of the fifth inning, with North making it interesting with six runs in the bottom of the sixth.
    North scored first in the first inning.
    The Hawks answered in the second inning when Kyle Meredith hit a double and scored on Wesley Kessinger’s double.

  • Tennis Results: April 30 North...

    April 30
    North Hardin vs. LaRue
    Boys
    LaRue 2, North 2
    Singles
    Cody Hughes (NH) def. Keiren Bowen (LC) 4-6, 4-6
    Braden Proffitt (NH) def. Ryan Hornback (LC) 4-6, 6-4, 3-10
    Doubles
    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders(LC) def. Justin Cardenas/Timmy Ford (NH) 7-6 (7-4), 6-2
    Zachary Lee/Lucas Pepper (LC) def. Richard Shufelt/Branson Marcus (NH) 6-2, 6-2
     
    Girls
    LaRue 4, North 0
    Singles
    Michelle Seymour (LC) def. Emily Hellinger (NH) 6-3, 6-3

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat Hart...

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks defeated Hart County 10-6 May 3.
    The outcome was much the same at the teams’ first meeting this season. The Lady Hawks won 13-4 in April.
    The Lady Hawks used a six-run sixth inning to pull away from Hart County.
    Trailing 6-4, LaRue County broke the game open in the sixth to win its second straight.
    Sophomore Brigitte Skaggs went 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBIs.
    Freshman Tristan Cruse added three hits and two runs, and senior Bethany Skaggs went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs.