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  • Burrell still on for MMA fight

    A former LaRue County High School wrestler will be showcased in mixed martial arts June 18 in Elizabethtown.
    Eric Burrell is scheduled to go three rounds with an unnamed opponent. The 25-year-old has a 2-0 record.
    Cody Gibbons was advertised in the lineup, but according to a family member, will not be competing.
    The Hardrock MMA 36 Pro/Am event will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Armory, 304 W. Warfield St.
    The event is sanctioned by the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Authority.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 06/14/2011

    LaRue County Park & Recreation pool open
    The LaRue County Park & Recreation pool is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Monthly family pass is $30. Admission is $3 per person for age 12 and older; $1.50 for under age 12. No one under the age of 16 will be admitted without an adult. For information about pool parties and group rates, call Paul Newell at 358-9261
     
     New Haven Pool offers season passes

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 06/07/2011

    LaRue County Park & Recreation Board to meet
    LaRue County Park & Recreation Board of Directors will meet 6:30 p.m. June 8 at the park. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call Eric DeVary at 358-8386.
     
     LaRue County Park & Recreation pool open

  • PHOTO: Shelby Floyd signs with...

    Recent LaRue County High School graduate Shelby Floyd has signed to wrestle at Campbellsville University. Floyd, the son of Lorrie and Rex Floyd, was state runner-up in his weight division in February. Front from left, Oneta Brooks (grandmother), Lorrie Floyd, Shelby Floyd, Rex Floyd; back, Campbellsville University Head Wrestling Coach Franky James, LCHS Principal Paul Mullins, Assistant Mat Hawk Wrestling Coach Eddie Paden and Head Mat Hawk Coach Gary Canter.

  • REGION SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks fall...

    The Lady Hawks, plagued by errors and a near-perfect game by their opponents, lost their regional championship bid June 1 to Central Hardin’s Lady Bruins.

    The host Lady Hawks fell 11-0 in five innings as the 11th ranked Lady Bruins earned a berth in the state tournament.

    Central’s pitcher, Kristina Krupinski, struck out five and had a perfect game up until the fifth inning when Lady Hawk Brittany Enlow reached second on an infield error.

    Krupinski, was selected as the 5th Region Athletic Directors Association MVP.

  • Former LaRue coach joins Lady...

    Former LaRue County High School basketball coach Tim Riley has joined the staff of the Western Kentucky University Lady Topper basketball program, according to a release from WKU.

    It's a return to his alma mater for Riley, who coached at LaRue (1990-94) and Caverna High Schools before accepting the head coach position at Warren Central High School.

  • PHOTO: Lady Hawks Softball Team
  • Lady Hawks progress in regional...

    It’s as if first-year LaRue County coach Aaron Howell was serenading his Lady Hawks with the sweet words of … Jim Valvano?

    After his team rallied for an extra-inning win in Monday’s quarterfinals, the Lady Hawks put on their rally caps again, fighting back from a huge hole in the first inning to stun the North Hardin Trojans, 7-6 in 10 innings Tuesday in the late 5th Region Softball Tournament semifinal in Hodgenville.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 05/31/2011

    Volleyball skills clinic
    The LaRue County High School volleyball team will be hosting a volleyball skills clinic for girls in grades K-5.  The clinic will be 10 a.m.-noon June 8-9 in the LCHS gym. Cost is $45 and will include a T-shirt. Make checks payable to the LCHS Volleyball Boosters. Registration forms may be picked up at ALES, HES or LCHS. For more information, call Coach Ben Schell at 270-358-2210.

    Jake’s Day

  • LaRue advances to softball...

    Two runs in the eighth inning Monday extended LaRue County’s softball season and completed a 3-1 upset of Adair County in the opening round of the 5th Region Softball Tournament being played in Hodgenville.
    The Lady Hawks’ senior catcher Ellen Huff stroked a tiebreaking single in the top of the eighth inning to fuel the win.
    The Lady Hawks (13-21) will play North Hardin (18-17) in the semifinals at 8 tonight as LaRue tries to make it back to the final for the first time since winning the tournament while also playing host in 2005.