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Today's Sports

  • Marion trips LaRue in district...

    Marion County slowed LaRue County's ground game and captured a 33-7 district football victory Friday night in Hodgenville.

    In their first seven games of the season, the Hawks averaged 30 points per game but were limited to a single touchdown by the Knights.

    LaRue still has a shot to host a first-round playoff game. The Hawks can finish second in the Class 4-A Region 1, District 4 race with a win Friday, Oct. 23, at Bullitt East. Both teams are now 1-1 in district play after the Chargers defeated North Bullitt.

  • LaRue finishes second in...

    Top-seeded Green County won the 16th District volleyball championship Tuesday with 25-14 and 25-19 victories over LaRue County.

    As district runner-up, the Lady Hawks advance to region action next week. LaRue drew Marion County (23-16) when the pairings were set Thursday.

    LaRue County (24-13) rallied to tie Green County (25-11) at 8-8 in the first set and 18-all in the second, but Green County senior Becca Bush helped the Lady Dragons pull away both times.

  • Former LaRue coach honored by...

    Elizabethtown native Don Cunningham, a former LaRue County High School coach, was recognized last weekend during homecoming festivities as a 2009 inductee into the East Mississi­ppi Community College Sports Hall of Fame. 

    He and nine other inductees were honored prior to the EMCC vs. North­east Mississippi game.

    Cunningham was a two-year (1957-59) basketball letterman for head coach Keyes T. Currie at East Mississippi. After graduating from Southern Miss, he began a successful career as a high school coach and school administrator.

  • Third-grader finishes third in 1...

    Representing LaRue County High School’s cross country team, third-grader Clair Keller placed third in the girls’ 1,600-meter run with a time of 6.52 in the North Hardin Invitational on Saturday at Freeman Lake Park in Elizabeth­town.

    Also, sixth-grader, AnneClaire Gribbins finished near the middle of the pack in the girls’ 2,500-meter race with a time of 12:07.

    In the girls 5K, the top three LaRue finishers were Michelle Seymour with a time of 22:33, Amarah Reed at 23:46 and seventh-grader Kristina Durbin clocking in at 24:20.

  • LaRue wins district bout

    Landmark News Service

    Alex Lee helped the LaRue County Hawks end two years of frustration in a big way Saturday night.

    A junior running back, Lee rushed for a game-high 198 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries to lead the Hawks to a 42-6 win over North Bullitt in a Class 4-A, District 4 game at Hawk Field.

    The win is LaRue County’s first over a District 4 opponent. The Hawks (5-2 overall, 1-0 district) entered Saturday’s game 0-7 against district opponents since the KHSAA was realigned in 2007.

  • Tour de LaRue now set for...

    The Tour de LaRue Bike Festival has been rescheduled for Oct. 17.

    Originally scheduled for Sept. 26, it was postponed because of the weather. It will begin at 10 a.m. at Hodgenville Elementary School. The event features a 6.5-mile ride plus biking activities for children on the school grounds.

    For more information, call Lisa Drake or Chris Estes at 358-3196 or Eric Hughes at 358-3506.

  • LCMS plans blackout night

    The LCMS Lady Hawks are planning a blackout night when they will play Adair County 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15.

    The game decides first place in conference. All students who wear the new black FCA shirts get in for 50 cents.

    For more information or to purchase a shirt, contact James “Boo” Brewer, Marsha Duncan or DeWayne Gibson at the middle school.

     

  • LCHS drops two games

    The LaRue County High volleyball team went down in defeat last week against Elizabeth­town and Nelson County in straight sets.

    Elizabethtown won 25-14 and 25-22 and Nelson County won in a much tougher match 25-23 and 31-29.

    “We just couldn’t get going against E’town,” Coach Ben Schell said. “The first set was a disaster and when we finally started playing better in the second set, it was too late.  E’town did a great job of attacking the ball from the outside and we had trouble defending it all night.”

  • Harriers keep up the pace...

    The recent rains have not dampened the spirits of the LaRue County High School cross country athletes. At last week’s practice, the runners were ready and rearing to go in trying to improve their times. 

    Seventeen-year-old senior Ryan Durbin placed 21st in the Nelson County Hillbilly Run Meet. 

  • Harriers keep up the pace...

    The recent rains have not dampened the spirits of the LaRue County High School cross country athletes. At last week’s practice, the runners were ready and rearing to go in trying to improve their times. 

    Seventeen-year-old senior Ryan Durbin placed 21st in the Nelson County Hillbilly Run Meet.