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Today's Sports

  • Local residents honored by UK...

    Two LaRue County men were among 26 seniors to be honored by the University of Kentucky football team before the Nov. 28 game with Tennessee.

    Zipp Duncan, the son of Steve and Marsha Duncan of Magnolia, started the last two seasons as an offensive tackle. He was backup tight end as a redshirt freshman in 2006. He appeared in 38 games, making 26 consecutive starts.

  • Hawks begin basketball season...

    The 2009-10 basketball season promises to be an unpredictable, yet exciting season for the LaRue County Hawks.

    Having lost three starters, Christian Seymour, Bryan Bault and Tyler Hornback to graduation, Coach Paul Childress has some holes to fill. 

  • LCMS wrestling holds cornhole...

    A cornhole tournament and chili supper will be Dec. 4 in the LCMS cafeteria with proceeds going to the LaRue County Middle School wrestling program. Sign up is 6-7 p.m. Tournament begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Supper costs $5 and begins at 6 p.m. Includes drink and dessert. Awards and 30 percent payback.

    For more information, call 234-4920 or 358-9014.

  • Sports Shorts

    Cornhole fundraiser for wrestling

    A cornhole tournament and chili supper will be Dec. 4 in the LCMS cafeteria with proceeds going to the LaRue County Middle School wrestling program. Sign up is 6-7 p.m. Tournament begins at 7:30 p.m. Supper costs $5 and begins at 6 p.m. Includes drink and dessert. Awards and 30 percent payback. For more information, call 234-4920 or 358-9014.

    Sport schedules online

    LaRue County High School schedules are available on the sports Web page. Go to www.larue.kyschools.us and click on athletics.

     

  • Beginners' wrestling clinic...

    Youth wrestling sign-ups and a beginners' clinic for first-year wrestlers (ages 5-12) will be noon-4 p.m. Nov. 28 at the LaRue County High School wrestling room. The clinic begins at  12:30 p.m. Wrestlers should bring shorts and T-shirt, wrestling shoes (if you have them), a towel and water bottle. 

    Returning wrestlers may sign up that day.

  • Mat Hawks win first tournament

    The LaRue County Middle School Mat Hawks hosted a preview tournament Saturday. The team had top score (232 points) over second place North Hardin (224 points). Trinity Shamrock Wrestling Club took third; Bluegrass Middle was fourth. They were followed by University Heights Academy, Meade County, Caldwell County, Barren County and Central Hardin.

    It was first year head coach Dan Heady’s first tournament and many of his Mat Hawks are first year wrestlers.

  • Hawks kick off season at Blue/...

    Hawk fans enjoyed a night of fun and excitement at Friday’s fourth annual Blue/White Night. This was a time for fans to get a preview of the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams.

    The festivities kicked off with the LaRue County Middle School and High School cheerleaders performing competition routines and introduction of the middle school basketball teams.

  • LaRue included in basketball...

    The Kentucky Basketball Academy preseason high school basketball showcase will be Nov. 27 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, according to http://kyhoopsreport.

    Schedule

    8:45 a.m. – Clay Mills Baptist vs. Trinity Christian

    10 a.m. – Bluegrass United vs. Bracken County

    11:15 a.m. – Buckhorn vs. Carroll County

    12:30 p.m. – Barbourville vs. Pendleton County

    3 p.m. – Kentucky Girls Middle School State Final

    4:15 p.m. – Whitley County vs. East Jessamine

  • Hawks eliminated from football...

    For the second time this season, Marion County defeated the LaRue County Hawks. Friday night's 41-14 playoff loss eliminated LaRue from postseason play.

    The Hawks finish the season at 7-5. Coach Rodney Armes' team had lost a regular season district meeting Oct. 16 by a score of 33-7.

    LaRue opened the Class 4A playoffs last weekend with a 35-32 victory over Valley. Marion County reached the second round with a 64-14 win over Breckinridge County.

  • LaRue runners compete in state...

    Michelle Seymour finished 58th in the state Class AA girls' cross country meet Saturday. In the boys' contest, Ryan Durbin came in 72nd.

    The LaRue County runners qualified in the state competition at the Kentucky Horse Park based on their top finishes in the regional competition the previous weekend.

    Seymour, a sophomore, recorded a time of 22:33.98 in the five-kilometer event. The event was won by Jenna Rogers of Christian Academy in Louisville with a time of 19:28.12. South Oldham won the team title.