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Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks raise $1,700 to fight...

    The Lady Hawks Volleyball Team had a win-win Thursday.

    The team improved its record with a 3-1 win over Taylor County – and raised more than $1,700 in the Volley for the Cure fundraiser. The team and crowd honored cancer survivors and through T-shirt sales and concessions, raised money for the American Cancer Society.

    “None of that would’ve been possible without the great crowd we had,” said Head Coach Ben Schell.

  • Band of Hawks takes Reserve...

    The LaRue County High School Band of Hawks started the season off strong competing in Bourbon County on Saturday. In preliminary competition the Hawks outscored every Class AAA band to win awards for Best Music Performance, Best Visual Performance, Best Effect and First Place.  

    The Hawks outscored the second place band by “an incredible spread of 3.2 points,” said Band Director Jaime Smith.  

  • Lewis a national finalist in...

    Gus Lewis, a freshman at LaRue County High School, was recently recognized as a national finalist for placing in the top 10 in his division of the Professional Karate Commission tournament circuit.

    He finished in 10th place in the nation among Jr. Boys Intermediate/Novice (13-14 years old) for Kumite, which is free sparring, and received his award at a banquet in Indianapolis. Gus trains at Victory Martial Arts in Elizabethtown where he recently promoted to purple belt.
     

  • Sandidge takes third in run

    LaRue County senior Adam Sandidge placed third at Saturday’s Central Kentucky Run for the Gold at the Elizabethtown Sports Park.

    His time was 16:55.20.

    Sandidge was looking to atone for what he called a lackluster showing at the St. Xavier Tiger Run last weekend. While his time isn’t where he’d like it be, he said it’s getting better.

  • Sports Shorts -September 11, 2013

    Taking Care of Business 5K
    The Taking Care of Business 5K will be 9 a.m. Sept. 14 at the LaRue County High School front parking lot. The fundraiser will help business and technology students going to Disney World in November to participate in Disney’s Youth Education Series. For more information, contact Jennifer Bernard at 270-735-3419 or jennifer.bernard@larue. kyschools.us or Kelly Sandidge at 270-234-6165 or kelly.sandidge@larue.kyschools.us.

    Iron Horse fun run/walk

  • Hawks back in winning form

    The LaRue County Soccer Hawks broke a four-match losing streak with two wins last week.

    The team whipped homestanding 2nd District rival Taylor County, 5-1, Tuesday.

    The Hawks took an early lead only to see a fluke goal from Taylor County tie the game at half time. The second half saw the Hawks up the level and add an unanswered four goals.

    Junior midfielder Miguel Martinez scored his first varsity goal for the Hawks and that was followed with a “Beckhamesk” first varsity goal from the half way line by junior defender Trevor Cecil.

  • Hole-in-one
  • Sports Shorts -September 4, 2013

    Volley for the Cure
    The Lady Hawks volleyball team will host the Volley for the Cure on Sept. 5. The freshman team plays at 5:30 p.m. 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.

  • Lady Hawk Volleyball -September...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks went 2-2 on Saturday, losing to Louisville Ballard, 25-18, 31-29 in the silver division semifinals at the First Spike Invitational at the Ohio Valley Volleyball Center in Louisville.

    In pool play, the Lady Hawks beat North Hardin (25-22, 10-25, 15-11) and North Bullitt (no score available) and lost to Jeffersontown (19-25, 25-12, 15-11).

    Senior middle hitter Ivy Brown finished with a team-high 27 kills and six blocks, while senior middle hitter Alley Evans had 26 kills and a team-high four blocks.

  • Lady Hawk Soccer -September 4,...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks soccer team mercy-ruled 5th Region Fort Knox Aug. 28, 10-0.

    Seniors Shelbi Brooks, Peyton Gardner and Sydney Price and freshman Gillian Nunn each had two goals for LaRue.

    Sophomore Nichole Thomas and junior Rachel Wolf also scored for the Ladies.

    Junior keeper Sierra Mullins made one save while junior reserve Harley Keller made five.