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Today's Sports

  • State Duals canceled for second...

    For the second year in a row, the wrestling State Duals were canceled due to inclement weather.

    The second-ranked LaRue County Mat Hawks, along with 15 other teams, were to battle for the title Saturday at Lexington Henry Clay. LaRue County was expected to draw one of the top four seeds. The team has won four championships in 1999, 2001, 2006 and 2007; finished third in 2000, 2004 and 2005; finished fourth in 1998 and 2002; and placed fifth in 2003.

  • Lady Hawks break losing streak...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks improved their record to 11-9 on the season with a 52-35 win over visiting Louisville Presentation Jan. 27. Presentation fell to 5-11 for the season.

    The Lady Hawks jumped out to a 17-9 lead in the first quarter and led 30-15 at halftime. The team scored 13 points in the third quarter and nine points in the fourth quarter.

    Head coach Travis Wootton called the game a much-needed win.

  • Sports Shorts

    Wrestlers compete at State Duals

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks will compete at State Duals Jan. 30 at Lexington Henry Clay.

    Make-up basketball games

    The Lady Hawks play at Green County Feb. 1. JV game begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by varsity at 8 p.m.  The Hawks play at Green County Feb. 8. JV begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by varsity at 8 p.m.

     

    Youth baseball board to meet

  • Wrestling State Duals canceled

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  • Hawks defeat region rivals 56-51

    It felt like tournament time Jan. 22 when the Central Hardin Bruins came to invade the LaRue County Hawks’ territory in Hodgenville. It was a tough battle the entire game as LaRue County jumped out to an early lead and lead 31-17 at the half.

    Central Hardin came back in the second half, outscoring the Hawks 13-3 to keep the game close, but the Hawks won 56-51. 

  • Lady Hawks Basketball Schedule

    Dec. 4      Away    Campbellsville                   7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 5  Away    Nelson County Tip-off    1 p.m.   

    Dec. 8    Home    Nelson County         7:30 p.m.

    Dec. 11  Home    Hart County                    6:30 p.m.

  • Lady Hawks fall to Central, Adair

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks dropped two games last week, falling to Central Hardin 53-56 Jan. 22 and Adair County 54-42 Jan. 23.

    LaRue County (10-9) led for most of the early part of the game before Central Hardin (6-13) closed the first half with a 9-0 run behind four points and an assist from Lauren Norton to take a 27-23 lead into halftime.

  • Hawks Basketball Schedule

    Dec. 5    Away    Casey County                       4:30 p.m.

    Dec. 8    Home    Breckinridge County             8 p.m.

    Dec. 11   Home    Hart County                       8 p.m.

  • Mat Hawks finish second at Five...

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks took second Jan. 17 at the Five Star Classic at Lexington Lafayette.

    Lafayette won the event; Central Hardin was third, followed by Tates Creek and Franklin County.

    Hawks who won first-place medals include Nick Paden at 112 pounds with final win by forfeit; Shelby Floyd at 135 pounds with final win over Tates Creek; Shawn Hull at 145 pounds with final win over Franklin; and Drew Newberry at 215 pounds with final win over LaFayette.

    Bernard Ray took second at 171 pounds, dropping his final match to Franklin.

  • Mat Hawks compete at State Duals...

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks are ready to make a run at the school’s fifth dual state championship title Saturday at Henry Clay High School in Lexington. The team has moved up the rankings and find themselves heading into Saturday’s competition as the number two ranked team in the state.

    “Rankings don’t mean much,” said head coach Gary Canter. “It just helps identify some of the better teams in the state but they don’t mean that we are the very best in the state. That is what Saturday is about.”