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Today's Sports

  • Chili supper proceeds tonight...

    The LaRue County High School football team will be having a chili supper 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the high school cafeteria. The cost is $5 per person.

    The Hawks will play Butler County in varsity football action. Game time is 8 p.m. As the last regular-season home game, LaRue also plans to honor senior members of the team.

  • LCMS wins blackout battle

    With a pair of regular season championships secured, both of LaRue County Middle School’s basketball teams will host their conference tournament games that begin next month.

    The Lady Hawk seventh- and eighth-graders will be at home in the postseason as long as they win thanks to their regular-season success, Coach James “Boo” Brewer said.

    The teams secured their titles in the Cen­tral Kentucky Middle School Athletic Associa­tion with wins Thursday over Adair County.

  • Bullitt East blanks LaRue 10-0

    Bullitt East shutout LaRue County in Class 4A district football action Friday night. The Chargers won 10-0.

    The Hawks' offense never sniffed the end zone in the loss at Mt. Washington.

    LaRue completed the district portion of its schedule with a 1-2 record, which is good for third place. Marion County was unbeaten in three head-to-head district contests to win the title. Bullitt East finished second.

    The top two teams play at home in the opening round of playoffs. The Hawks will be going on the road to play Valley.

  • Two LaRue Countians participate...

    Two LaRue County High School athletes are competing in a fall tennis league.

    Sophomore Michelle Seymour and junior Dylan Parr are part of the Heartland Great 8 Fall Tennis League, which debuted last week in Elizabethtown’s University Drive Park.

    Mike McCune, coach of the boys’ and girls’ teams at John Hardin High School, organized the 24-player league. Each player competes in one singles match per week.

  • Bardstown plans Junior Tennis...

    Bardstown is hosting the inaugural Bardstown Junior Tennis Classic Oct. 24-25, with play contested in nine different divisions.

    Cost is $15 per player for singles, and $10 per player for doubles. To register or if you have questions, e-mail pagejane@bellsouth.net.

    Entry fee covers T-shirts for all players, as well as trophies for the winners and runners-up in each division. Registration deadline is 6 p.m. Oct. 20.

    Fees are due upon check-in at Nelson County High School courts with play conducted at courts throughout Bardstown.

  • Wrestling instruction available...

    Campbellsville University will hold a wrestling camp Oct. 24 in the Gosser Wrestling Gym. Check-in is at 9 a.m. with varsity ranking matches at 3 p.m.

    Entry fee of $50 includes T-shirt or sport bottle, lunch, two technique sessions and admission to ranking matches.

    For more information, call 270-789-5148 or e-mail fljames@campbellsville.edu.

  • A libero? What’s that?

    The Lady Hawks volleyball team has made great improvements throughout this season. One way they have stepped up their play is by adding the position of a libero.

    A libero wears a different color uniform than the rest of the team. The libero can substitute for anyone in the back row at anytime, and is generally the team’s best passer.

    Senior Kristin Thompson is the libero for the varsity Lady Hawks this season. Thompson, who has been playing volleyball since the seventh grade, is the daughter of Deena and Chris Thompson.

  • Strange excels at Northwestern

    Northwestern senior Courtney Plaster-Strange, a graduate of Kentucky Country Day and daughter of John and Becky Strange of Hodgenville, has been a spark offensively all season for the Northwestern Wildcats’ field hockey team.

    Earlier this month, she was honored as the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for her performances against Missouri State and St. Joseph’s. Plaster-Strange scored five goals and totaled 11 points in NU’s victories.

  • LaRue derailed by Bethlehem

    LaRue County advanced to the semifinals of the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament before dropping a straight set decision Wednesday night against Bethlehem.

    Both games ended in identical 25-14 scores.

    The Lady Hawks, who were runners up in the district tournament last week, finish the season with a record of 23-16.

    LaRue reached the semifinals with a straight set victory Tuesday night over Marion County. The Lady Hawks won 25-20, 25-21 in the final first-round tournament match at Green County High School.

  • Bluegrass updates track standings

    Bluegrass Speedway Top 10 Track Point Standings after Sept. 19

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    Super Late Models

    1. David Webb - 196 (Clinched track championship)  

    2. Jeff Watson - 167

    3. Jason Keltner - 162  

    4. Justin Rattliff - 140

    5. Dustin Linville - 128

    6. Michael Chilton - 127  

    7. Tim Tungate - 124

    8. Mike Marlar - 122   

    9. Mike Jewell - 111   

    10. Victor Lee - 108