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Today's Sports

  • Eastridge looking for state berth

    Last year in the regional golf tournament, Hillary Eastridge found herself only two strokes from an automatic berth in the state tournament.

    “It really bugs me to think how close I was,” the LaRue County High School junior said. She encountered trouble from the first tee.

    “On the first hole, which I had parred twice in practice, I double bogeyed,” Eastridge said.

  • LCHS football prepares to play

    Practice has started for the LaRue County High School football team.

    Tyler Davenport, a 6-5, 285-pound senior, has returned to football after missing most of last season with a knee injury. Quarterback is senior Lucas Chaudoin.

    The team scrimmages at Nelson County 7 p.m. Aug. 14.

  • Lady Hawk softball camp well...

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks had a very successful softball camp July 20-22 with 28 athletes attending.

  • Hickman captures Soap Box Derby...

    In only her second year of competition, LaRue County’s Miranda Hickman has captured the Louisville Division Soap Box Derby title.

    The win qualified the 11-year-old daughter of Ron and Karen Hickman to compete in the international championship in Akron, Ohio. 

    “Ecstatic!” is how Miranda, who’ll be a sixth-grader at LaRue County Middle School, described her feeling after winning the division title at LaGrange June 6.

    That win makes five first-place finishes she has earned this year in races throughout the state. 

  • Kentucky golf guide available

    The American Lung Association’s Kentucky Golf Tour Book is now available.

    The Golf Tour Book offers reduced greens fees and discounts at all participating facilities located throughout Kentucky, in addition to numerous courses and ranges in Indiana, Tennessee and several other states. More than 2,000 discounted rounds are included in the program.

    Valued at $5,000, the book costs only $35, or about the price of two to three rounds of golf. The Lung Association also offers a buy-three, get-one-free Fabulous Foursome Package.

  • Golf team depends on youth for...

    Having lost three of his top five golfers last season to graduation, LaRue County head coach Rip Collins knows this will be a rebuilding year.

    Gone are last year’s number one player, Bryan Bault, number two Christian Seymour, and number five, Alex Thomas.

    “We had a great year last season, with good play in three tournaments and excellent play at region even though we didn’t send anyone to state,” Collins said.

  • KHSAA revises rule on soccer...

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association revised the number of regular season soccer contests and changed the way it counts.

    Beginning with this school year, the limitation for soccer states that the season shall consist of a maximum of 21 total games before the start of district tournament play. This total includes game-for-game counts of any regular season tournaments.

    The previous regulations limited the season to 17 games but tournaments counted as exceptions.

  • Bourbon City Speedway Go-Kart...

    BLUE LITE

    First-#21L Kevin Lee

    Second-#10 Lee Gray

    Third-#21 Brandon Lucas

    Fourth-#UR8UP Theresa Bellah

    Fifth-#66 Tanner Wimsett

    Sixth-#88 Greg Clan

    Seventh-#664 Matt Henon

    Eighth-#21R Ray Copley

    Ninth-#8 Matt Davis

    10th-#32 Kevin Bennett

    11th-#11 Jordan Soards

    12th-#28 Wayne Ayers

    13th-#615 Donnie Perry

     

    BLUE ROOKIE

    First-#44A Dylan Logsdon

    Second-#U1 Dalton Underwood

    Third-#64 Matthew Henon

     

    STOCK MEDIUM

  • LCHS staff holds youth football...

    The LaRue County High School football coaching staff will hold a camp for students in grades 1-8 at the high school practice field 10 a.m.-noon July 27-30.

    Cost is $40 per individual.

    Registration begins at 9 a.m. Monday, July 27. Each participant will receive a camp T-shirt, pizza party and awards the last day of camp.

  • All-Stars lose in semifinals

    The LaRue County All-Stars were eliminated Sunday from the 9-year-old Cal Ripken West Kentucky State Tournament.

    The Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission All-Stars surged back in the bottom of the sixth inning to defeat the LaRue County All-Stars, 10-9 in the losers’ bracket semifinals at the EABC minor league fields.

    Other than a briefly lived tie at 4-4, Elizabethtown had trailed the entire game as it went into the fifth inning down, 9-4.