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Today's Sports

  • Sports Shorts -August 28, 2013

    Little league girls’ basketball
    Little league girls’ basketball sign-ups are 5-7 p.m. Sept. 3 at the LaRue County High School cafeteria. The league is for grades K-6th grade. The cost is $30 for kindergarten through second-grade; and $40 ($60 for two in the same family) for third- to sixth-grade.

    Taking Care of Business 5K

  • Volley for the Cure is Sept. 5

    The Lady Hawks volleyball team will host the sixth annual Volley for the Cure on Sept. 5.

    The freshman Ladies will play Taylor County at 5:30 p.m. in the LaRue County High School gymnasium. Cancer survivors will be recognized and Mary Jane Stillwell, a breast cancer survivor, will speak immediately after the game.

    The jayvee and varsity teams play after the recognition.

    The event has generated between $700 and $1,500 in previous years for cancer research.

  • Lady Hawks open season with win...

    The Lady Hawks Volleyball Team got their season off to a good start with a 3-0 victory Aug. 22 over 18th District rival Caverna (25-7, 25-4, 25-8).

    The Lady Hawks were on their game from the service line as six players combined for 25 aces.

    Junior outside hitter Alyson Yingling led the way with nine aces, while senior middle hitter Allison Evans and sophomore outside hitter Chloe Owen chipped in with five apiece.

  • Hawks fall in season opener

    The LaRue County Hawks battled Washington County’s Commanders Saturday, falling 20-7 in the Don Franklin Auto Alumni Bowl.

    The Hawks had 20 brand new starters on the field – five sophomores and two freshmen on defense alone.

    The Hawks piled up 161 yards on the ground as sophomore Damarcus McCray, senior Kody Key-Close and junior Tyree Jones each had at least 37 rushing yards. The Commanders had 27 less rushing yards on just one fewer carry.

  • Rookie champs
  • Hawks drop first two games

    MARION COUNTY 9, LARUE COUNTY 1. Senior forward Curtis Milby scored the visiting Hawks’ lone goal in the LaRue County Soccer Hawks’ opening game on Aug. 20.

    The Hawks fell to Marion County 9-1.

    BARREN COUNTY 5, LARUE COUNTY 2. Curtis Milby had one goal and one assist and Quintin Majors had one goal as the Hawks lost on the road Thursday to the Trojans.

    Goalkeeper Holden Blair had 18 saves for LaRue County. Hawks backup keeper Hunter Thomas made four saves.

    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts Thomas Nelson at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

  • Coach: Middle school Hawks are ‘...

    Serving for the first time as the LaRue County Middle School Hawks coach, Elijah Zwiep said he is ready to tackle the season with his all around best.

    Having helped coach the high school Hawks for the past several years, Zwiep was asked by head football coach Josh Jaggers to lead the LCMS Hawks into a program that mirrored the varsity program.

  • Sallee’s promotes students

    Sallee’s Family Taekwondo conducted color and black belt testing Aug. 3 at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville.

    Randall Sallee Jr., a fourth-degree black belt in Songham Taekwondo, and a long-time member of the American Taekwondo Association is the school’s owner. Sallee, who also owns a school in Campbellsville, brings both of his schools’ students together for this outdoor event each year.

  • Bicycle tour set for Sept. 14-16

    The American Lung Association in Kentucky’s 28th annual bike ride, presented by Kindred Healthcare and KentuckyOne Health, is scheduled for Sept. 14-16.  

    The Bike Trek’s round-trip route begins and ends in historic Harrodsburg, with the first night’s stay at Danville’s Pioneer Playhouse, where travelers will be treated to free massages, dinner and music by the Dave Shelton trio.
    Sunday’s ride takes cyclists to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.

  • Golfers can reserve tee time...

    Golfers can now go online to reserve tee times at all 16 of the golf courses operated by the Kentucky State Parks, said Commissioner Elaine Walker.

    “This service will make it easier for our golf customers to make reservations,” Walker said. “It also makes our courses available to more golfers in Kentucky and other states.”

    The online reservation system is operated by GolfNow, which is owned by The Golf Channel. Golfers can visit www.parks.ky.gov and click on the “GolfNow” logo to make a reservation.