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Today's Sports

  • TENNIS: Seymour advances in...

    It was a wild first day of the 5th Region Tennis Tournament.
    Just ask Keiren Bowen.
    As the LaRue County junior singles player was driving from his home to the University Drive Park courts in Elizabethtown around 9 a.m. Saturday, a wild turkey came out of nowhere and crashed through his truck’s windshield and into the back seat - an hour before his first-round match.

  • ECTC may add sports

     For the first time since 1981, intercollegiate athletics could be available to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students – possibly as soon as this fall.

    A survey of students this year showed a budding interest in the possibility of having sports teams. School officials had been curious about the possibility and survey results confirmed interest.

  • Sports Shorts updated 5-2-12

    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.
    The registration fee is $15 run/ $10 walk if you register by May 11 and includes a T-shirt and goodie bag. Registration fee is $20 run/ $15 walk if paying the day of the race, and T-shirts and goodie bags are only available while supplies last.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: PANTHER...

    PANTHER TWILIGHT
    INVITATIONAL April 27

    GIRLS’ TEAM RESULTS
    11. LaRue County, 33
     
    GIRLS’ INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
    100-Meter Dash
    12. Shaila Winston, 14.57
    28. Logan Grant, 16.16
     
    200-Meter Dash
    18. Destinee Young, 31.27
    23. Kylah Massey, 34.08
     
    400-Meter Dash
    16. Delaina White, 1:14.53
     
    800-Meter Run
    5. Amarah Reed, 2:41.15
    19. Abby French, 3:10.43
    1,600-Meter Run

  • TENNIS: Region tennis tourney...

    The Region tennis tournament starts Saturday at University Park Drive in Elizabethtown.
    LaRue’s Michelle Seymour is fourth seed in singles. In girls’ doubles, Amelia Miller and Paige Nalley are seeded third.
    Fifteen schools will compete.

    RESULTS
    April 24
    Boys
    Taylor County 4, LaRue 1
    Singles
    Mark Harris (TC) def. Keiren Bowen (LC) 6-4, 6-0
    Justin Smith (TC) def. Nick Chantharasinh (LC) 6-1, 6-0
    Gavin Cheng (TC) def. John Michael Lawler (LC) 8-1
    Doubles

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks snap losing...

    The Lady Hawks fell April 24 to Meade County, 11-1.
    The game was called at five innings with LaRue County having two hits.
    Sophomore Courtney Johnson doubled and scored for LaRue County. Senior Bethany Skaggs singled for the Lady Hawks’ only other hit.
    Taylor
    The visiting Lady Cardinals used a six-run third inning to pull away from the Lady Hawks Thursday.
    Senior Brittany Enlow hit a solo homer in the third for LaRue while sophomore Peyton Gardner doubled and junior Kayla Skaggs hit two singles.

  • PHOTO: Paden signs with...
  • KHSAA Board of Control seeks at-...

    The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking an individual to serve on the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control to fill a vacant position.  
    The KHSAA is the Kentucky Board of Education’s designee to manage statewide interscholastic athletic programs. The Board of Control supervises KHSAA, establishes staff salaries, sets goals for the association and has the authority to set rules and review proposed changes to the KHSAA constitution and bylaws.
    The deadline for applications is May 4.

  • Sports physicals scheduled for...

    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.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks go 3-0 in...

    The LaRue County Hawks accomplished an unusual feat as they went 3-0 over the weekend in the Louisville Invitational Tournament.
    The Hawks, who won all three games by a run, were no-hit in a 1-0 victory over Newport Central Catholic on Saturday. LaRue County also topped Louisville Southern, 3-2 and Louisville Trinity, 5-4 in the two-day event at Southern.
    Senior Steven Carpenter scored when he and fellow senior Slade Owens pulled off a double steal in the bottom of the first against Newport Central Catholic.