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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Young Hawks win Bourbon...
  • Allen resigns as tennis coach

    After a year at the net, Chris Allen has resigned as LaRue County High School’s boys and tennis coach.
    “I enjoyed coaching, but I took a full time job and my schedule conflicts so much with tennis that I couldn’t continue to coach,” said Allen, who is employed at Fort Knox Federal Credit Union.
    As head coach, the former Hawks star tennis player mentored the boys’ team to a successful season.

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    Baseball Board Election
    A baseball board election meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 at LaRue County Park and Recreation. Anyone interested in being a member of the Baseball Board is encouraged to attend. For more details, contact Eric DeVary at 358-8386.

    Youth basketball games

  • Mat Hawks unstoppable at Oldham...

    Dominate is defined as “to rule over, govern, control.” On Saturday, the LaRue County Mat Hawks dominated every opponent they faced and walked away from the Oldham County Super Duals with their fourth straight championship trophy.
    “I am not very easily impressed,” said head coach Gary Canter. “No team has ever impressed me more than this team on Saturday. I have never seen as a dominating performance as I witnessed from this team. “

  • Lady Hawks fall to Meade in...

    LaRue’s Lady Hawks lost their season opener against the host Meade County Lady Waves, 55-50.
    The Lady Hawks trailed by two points, 7-9, at the end of the first quarter. Meade outscored LaRue 9-18 in the second quarter.
    The teams combined for 49 fouls – and LaRue County coach Travis Wootton was given a technical foul late in the fourth quarter. The Lady Hawks struggled from the foul line, making just 20-of-41 shots.

  • Hawks defeat Australian team, 74...

    The LaRue County High School Hawks won their opening game Saturday. They defeated the Australian Junior National Team 74-53 in the annual Corky Cox Classic.
    Senior Kyle Sheeran had a game-high 25 points, five rebounds and four steals. He was named Most Valuable Player for the game.
    “Kyle started off well for us, being aggressive to the basket and getting to the line as well as knocking down some threes,” said Coach Paul Childress.
    Childress said he was a “little nervous about how our guys would come out and play the first game.”

  • WRESTLING: Drew Newberry returns...

    Ready or not, another high school wrestling season is upon us.

    The season officially began Saturday, but most teams don’t usually get started until the week after Thanksgiving break.

    Things kick into high gear this week as teams and individuals chase the ultimate prize: a state championship. It’s non-stop action from here until February, when the state tournament is held.

    Here’s a brief look at some of the changes and story lines shaping up for this season.

  • PHOTO: Youth soccer Little Hawks
  • Wrestlers roll into action at...

    The Mat Hawks open the season Saturday at the Oldham County Super Duals. With high expectations and the focus of this team squarely on Feb. 17, the Hawks are ready to start their march towards Lexington.
    “We have a long season to go,” said long-time head coach Gary Canter. “Much can happen between now and February, but I do know that these guys are ready to wrestle someone else other than their team mates.”

  • Armes reflects on football...

    After 16 years of what he and his former players have described as “a lot of blood, sweat, and tears (both of sadness and joy), Rodney Armes, head coach of LaRue County High School’s Hawks’ varsity football team, has hung up his coach’s whistle.
     “I felt it was time for some new blood,” Armes, who retired from coaching at the end of the 2011 season, said. “I still have a passion for the game, but it’s time for a younger person with fresh ideas, plus I wanted to go out on my own terms.”