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Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks fall to Hart and...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks lost to 18th District rival Hart County, 57-41 Jan. 15 and Bullitt Central 53-47 Jan. 16.

    Bullitt Central

    Junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock scored 19 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Lady Hawks as they let a five-point halftime lead slip away.

    Eighth-grade wing Ivy Brown chipped in 11 points and had nine rebounds, while sixth-grade guard Erin Boley scored five. Alexis Brewer, Valerie Whitlock, Shana Zajdel and Nancy Howell rounded out the scoring. Brewer hit the team’s single three-point attempt.

  • Seventh-grader taking on varsity...

    Since the second grade, Alexis Brewer has been ripping up the basketball court. Growing up in a basketball family, Brewer has been influenced by her brothers and her Dad to become a successful Lady Hawk basketball player. The seventh grader has been seeing a lot of varsity play.

    At 5 feet, 9 inches, Brewer plays guard and forward.

    “When I’m on offense, I like to think that no one can stop me and that I’m invincible,” she said. “When I’m on defense, my main goal is to shut my opponent down.”

  • Middle school wrestlers request...

    The middle school wrestling program seeks donations to purchase head gear and singlets. For more information, call Dan Heady at 234-4920.

  • Eighth-grader shining in varsity...

    At 5-foot-10, Ivy Brown doesn’t look much like an eighth-grader.

    She doesn’t play like one either.

    In her second season at the varsity level, Brown has emerged as one of the top players for the LaRue County Lady Hawks (10-5). She ranks in the top two on the team in practically every category. She leads the team in scoring (12.7 points per game), rebounds (8.1), steals (2.8) and 3-point shooting percentage (34.7). She is second in field goal percentage (40.6), free throw percentage (70.3) and assists (1.1).

  • Wolverines plan recruiting...

    The Kentucky Wolverines, an eighth-year men’s amateur minor league football team based in Hardin County, will have a team meeting for all interested players and coaches at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at B. J.’s Bar & Grill, 201 Camptown Road, Bardstown.

    The Wolverines’ acting head coach is former Wolverine and minor league football veteran Greg Nolan; offensive coordinator is five-time Minor League Football News All-American Shaun Boykins, a collegiate standout at Murray State who has assisted at the high school level with North Hardin and Central Hardin.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Louisville...

    The Lady Hawks outplayed Louisville Western 64-38 Saturday in the Shively Sporting Goods Shootout at Central Hardin.

    Junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock scored 19 points as the Lady Hawks (10-5) won their third straight game

    Whitlock also had seven rebounds and three steals, while sophomore guard Nancy Howell chipped in with 14 points.

    Junior guard Valerie Whitlock added nine points – one of which was a three-pointer – and eight rebounds, and eighth-grade guard/forward Ivy Brown had eight points, seven steals and five rebounds.

  • LaRue falls to Campbellsville

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity basketball team traveled to Campbellsville Jan. 5 to play a tough Campbellsville Eagles team. LaRue lost 67-49.

    LaRue struggled early, scoring only eight points in the first quarter.

  • Volleyball skills clinic set for...

    A volleyball skills clinic will be held 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, for all middle school girls interested in playing volleyball this upcoming season.

    The cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt for those completing the clinic. Lunch will be provided.

    Arrive by 8:45 a.m. at the middle school gym with a water bottle, kneepads and fee.

    Multiple player discount available ($5) to families for second player.

    For more information, call Deena Bradley at 307-9050.

  • Chamber plans youth sports...

    The LaRue County Chamber of Commerce is seeking your input on the future needs of youth sports in LaRue County. A meeting will be 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Hodgenville Civic Center.

    For more information, call 358-3411 or e-mail info@laruecountychamber.org.

  • Mat Hawks dominate region, head...

    Head coach Gary Canter has his team on a roll as they prepare to make a run for the school’s fifth State Duals championship in the past 11 years. On Saturday, the Mat Hawks steamrolled all regional teams.

    The second ranked Mat Hawks beat North Hardin 50-19; John Hardin 42-28; Central Hardin 41-27; and Fort Knox 71-6.