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  • PHOTO: Taylor Dawson honored by...
  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks defeat E...

     Courtney Johnson was locked in Thursday night against the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

    The LaRue County senior third baseman hit a three-run home run and a two-run single as the visiting Lady Hawks held off Elizabethtown, 6-4.

    Johnson homered in the first inning, crushing a pitch to left-center field, and then drove in two more runs in the sixth to provide LaRue County (5-2) with enough cushion.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks pound Caverna

     The LaRue County Hawks got off to a slow start, but once they warmed up, the Caverna Colonels couldn’t stop them.

    The Hawks collected 19 hits, including six for extra bases, on their way to a 20-1 pounding of the visiting Colonels on March 25 in an 18th District game.

    Caverna took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first before LaRue County tied it in the bottom half of the inning. The Hawks erupted for eight runs in the second and 11 more in the third.

  • Miss Kentucky Basketball: Ivy...
  • Sports Shorts - March 26, 2014

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  • STATE CHAMP: MADELINE MEREDITH

     Madeline Meredith, the 9-year-old daughter of Andy and Whitney Meredith, won two state championships in the Kentucky Swimming Short Course March 14-16 in the 9/10 age division. She was first in the 50-yard backstroke with a time of 31.01; first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 28.21; second in the 100-yard backstroke; and fourth in the 200 individual medley.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat...

     The Hawks fell to No. 9 Mercer County, 6-2 and beat Louisville Western, 29-0 in a round robin at Mercer County over the weekend.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks win 16-1

     Two pitches cost Courtney Johnson two more RBIs Monday afternoon, but the LaRue County senior third baseman was more miffed about her perfect day at the plate coming to a premature end than she was about driving in more runs.

  • Tennis Results - March 2014

     TENNIS

    March 18

    Boys

    LARUE COUNTY 3, BARDSTOWN 2

    Singles

    Devan Chaney (B) def. Preston Howell (LC), 6-4, 6-3

    Alex Best (LC) def. David Rowan (B), 6-3, 7-5

    Holden Blair (LC) def. Isaac Crume (B), 8-4

    Doubles

    Kyler Hart/Trevor Sanders (LC) def. Tanner Cheatham/David Ferguson (B), 6-0, 6-1

    Ogi Shirokawa/Zach Kahleifeh (B) def. Michael Brey/Cole Constant (LC), 6-3, 6-2

     

    Girls

  • Steve Cox to manage golf course

     LaRue County Golf Course’s new manager and head pro, Steve Cox, wants to increase membership and visitors while, in his words, making the 18-hole course as “good as it can be.”

    A lifelong resident of Hodgenville, Cox has played the game since he was a young kid putting golf balls into holes formed from empty tin cans. During the 57-year-old golfer’s career, he has won 23 amateur and 54 pro tournaments and is the current Senior Kentucky PGA player of the year.