Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks defeat Caverna,...

    Sophomores Ivy Brown and Allison Evans combined for 18 kills to lead the homestanding LaRue County Lady Hawks to a 25-15, 26-24 win over 18th District rival Caverna Aug. 11.
    Brown had 10 kills and one ace, while Evans had eight kills and two blocks for the Lady Hawks (2-0 overall, 1-0 district).
    Junior Lauren Meredith added 11 assists. Junior Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.
    Coach Ben Schell said it’s “always good to pick up a district win early in the season.”

  • Season preview: Lady Hawks soccer

    Give Becky Hawkins this – the LaRue County Lady Hawks’ coach is honest almost to a fault.

    The Lady Hawks went 6-7-4 last season, getting outscored 54-26 and going winless (0-6-2) against 9th District teams.

    “Last year our main goal was not to get mercy ruled. That’s how low of a skill level we had,” Hawkins said. “Now our goal is to play a good game and work hard as best we can. Hopefully that hard work will pay off.”

  • Brewer and Myrks compete in...

    Jordan Brewer and Anthony Myrks, starters on Bardstown High School’s 2011 5th Region basketball championship squad, added to their trophy case earlier this week when their AAU team, the BA Hoyas, won the 11th Grade (U17) AAU Classic Division I tournament in Orlando, Fla.

  • Archery shoot draws awareness to...

    Arrowhead Archery is sponsoring a 3D shoot Aug. 21 to help promote awareness of Asperger syndrome, a type of autism.

  • Kickball tournament will benefit...

    LaRue County Park and Recreation and the Relay For Life of LaRue County are hosting a Kicking Cancer Kickball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 20.
    The event will be held at Park and Recreation and proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and parks renovation fund.
    Entry fee is $50 per team of 10 players. It will be a double elimination tournament with divisions for youth, 6th-12th grade and adult co-ed, ages 18 and older. Co-ed groups must have at least three female players per team. Trophies will be awarded to the top-two teams in each division.

  • Lady Hawks to 'Volley for...

    On Aug. 22, the Lady Hawks volleyball team will host the fourth annual Volley for the Cure.
    The Ladies will add pink – the color symbolic of breast cancer awareness – to their traditional blue and white uniforms and play with a pink volleyball when they host the North Hardin Lady Trojans. The game begins at 5:30 p.m. in the LaRue County High School gymnasium.
    Booster president Sandra Baird hopes fans for both teams will join them in wearing pink.

  • Golf team shows steady progress

    The LaRue County golf team has competed in four meets this fall and despite some “pretty common errors” in the first tournament, is showing progress, according to Coach Justin Craft.
    “Many kids lack consistency early in the season, and that’s an area we will look to improve upon as the season progresses,” Craft said.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 0809

    Final youth soccer signups are online
    LaRue County Youth Soccer for ages 3-14 is having final signups online only at www.larueyouthsoccer.com through Aug. 13. Registration is $40. For more information, contact Heather Cook at 270-766-8959 or h.cook69@yahoo.com.

    Church softball league organizational meeting
    Anyone interested in church league softball, contact Will Aubrey at 324-3026 or meet at Magnolia Baptist Church basement 4 p.m. Aug. 14.

    Kicking Cancer fundraiser, kickball tournament

  • Lady Hawks Volleyball schedule

    Aug. 11         7 p.m.         H      Caverna
    Aug. 16         5 p.m.         A           Hart
    Aug. 18         7:30 p.m.    A    Marion
    Aug. 22         7:30 p.m.    H         North Hardin

  • LaRue tops Taylor in season...

    Sophomore Allison Evans had eight kills and four blocks, and sophomore Ivy Brown had eight kills, two blocks and one ace as the homestanding Lady Hawks held off Taylor County Monday in the season opener for both teams.
    Junior Lauren Meredith chipped in with 16 assists and one ace, while junior Miranda Hornback had two kills and one ace.
    UP NEXT: LaRue County hosts 18th District rival Caverna at 7 p.m. Thursday.