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Today's Sports

  • Paul Newell named director of...

    Becoming director of LaRue County Parks and Recreation is, for Paul Newell, “living out a dream.”

    “I played baseball on those fields as I was growing up,” said Newell, whose father, Roger, pastored Hodgenville’s United Methodist Church 1981-88.  “It’s kind of a dream job to work on those same ball fields and to give back to the community.”

  • Basketball: Hawks lose to E...

    The LaRue County Hawks had a good second quarter, but it wasn’t enough to overcome a slow start in their 65-55 Homecoming loss to the Elizabethtown Panthers Friday.

    E-town jumped out to an early 13-2 lead. LaRue’s Kelton Ford, a sophomore guard, scored nine points to tighten the gap to 19-11 at the end of the first quarter.

    The Hawks outscored their opponents 20-10 in the second quarter, taking a 30-28 lead as they headed to the locker room.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks handed...

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN

    On Tuesday, Jan. 25, the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks were able to score in double digits each quarter to power past the Glasgow Lady Scotties, 54-52.

    On Friday, the Lady Hawks were only able to score in double digits in two of the quarters before falling to the fourth-ranked Elizabethtown Lady Panthers, 53-37. The Homecoming loss broke the Lady Hawks’ eight-game win streak in Hodgenville.

    Glasgow

  • MAT HAWKS WIN STATE DUALS

  • Bernard, Armes take on Goofy...

    Jennifer Bernard and Kim Armes ran in the Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Jan. 7-9 in Orlando, Fla. They completed the half-marathon on Jan. 8 and the full marathon on Jan. 9 in Walt Disney World. They ran 39.3 during the two days.

  • Little Lady Hawks cheer for WKU

    The LaRue County fourth grade Lady Hawks Basketball team cheered on the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green Jan. 16. The Lady Toppers won 73-46 over Florida Atlantic. From left, Bailey Rogers, Claire Keller, Ameena Wells, Emma Bell, Kristin Boone, Big Red and Chloe Childress. Team members not pictured are Kylee Thurman, Isabella Thurman and Mya Meredith.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks defeat North...

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    The LaRue County Hawks won one and lost one last week.
    The team dropped to Caverna 64-49 on Jan. 18, losing a shot at gaining the top seed for next month’s 18th District Tournament.
    Caverna, which will be the top seed, led by 11 at the end of the first quarter. LaRue County lost two straight games for the first time this season.

  • LCMS Mat Hawks take second in...

    After a poor showing at the district wrestling tournament, the LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks bounced back strong taking second at the regional tournament behind Union County Middle School. The Mat Hawks qualified nine grapplers to the State Tournament on Feb. 5 at Montgomery County.
    “We didn’t do well at the district tournament,” said Head Coach Dan Heady. “As a whole, I am not sure the team was focused nor ready to wrestle and it showed at North Middle. “

  • Mat Hawks win Trojan Tournament

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks have been on a roll of late, and the team didn't give any indication they were going to slow down. The Mat Hawks rolled into North Hardin on Saturday and dominated on its way to a first place finish by almost 100 points.

    When the dust settled late Saturday, the Mat Hawks sported eight champions and four other medalists. Ten of the mat men were tournament finalists.

  • BASKETBALL: Valerie Whitlock...

    BY KENDRICK BRYAN
    CORRESPONDENT

    On Tuesday, Jan. 18, LaRue County senior guard Valerie Whitlock became the 14th Lady Hawk to score more than 1,000 career points. Her performance helped the visiting Lady Hawks cruise by 18th District rival Caverna, 58-35.

    On Saturday, freshman wing Ivy Brown gave the Hodgenville crowd a glimpse of who will likely be the 15th to reach the plateau. The Lady Hawks overcame a 12-point deficit to knock off the Adair County Lady Indians, 62-52.

    Caverna