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Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks on hot streak after...

    The competition was tough at Fort Knox Aug. 25, but the Lady Hawk volleyball team pulled out a hard-won victory (25-20; 25-18) over the Lady Eagles of Fort Knox.

    “We had a difficult time with Fort Knox. I have several girls who are sick and who were coughing on the sideline throughout the match but we still focused and did what we had to do to win,” said Coach Ben Schell.

  • Hawks fall in Pigskin Classic

    The LaRue County Hawks came up short in Saturday night’s Pigskin Classic against the North Hardin Trojans. The Hawks fell 32-6 in their first home game of the season.

    “(North) is a very quick team and will make you cover them from sideline to sideline,” defensive coach Josh Jaggers said.

    The Trojans run a spread offense and use an aerial attack that is countered by a running game. Usually in a spread offense, it’s the running game that is countered by a passing attack. North had 336 yards passing and 104 yards rushing.

  • Thursday morning walking group...

    The LaRue County Extension Service is sponsoring a six-week walking club Sept. 3-Oct. 8. The group meets 8-9 a.m. Thursdays at Creekfront Park. At 2 p.m. Oct. 11, the group will meet at Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park.

    For more information, call 358-3401.

  • Boys' Basketball Boosters...

    The LaRue County High School Boys' Basketball Boosters will host its fifth annual golf scramble at 9 a.m. Aug. 29 at the LaRue County Country Club.

    Bring your own four-person team or sign up and be placed on a team. The entry fee is $50 per player and includes a goody bag, free lunch, cart if needed.

    Cash prizes given to first, second, third and ninth places. Closest to pin prizes will be offered on all par 3 holes. There also is a longest drive contest and longest putt contest.

    All proceeds benefit LCHS Boys Basketball Boosters.

  • Outdoors Woman signups ongoing

    The “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” program is being offered Sept. 18-20 at Lake Cumberland.

    This workshop, hosted by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, offers beginners an opportunity to learn more about enjoying the outdoors.

    The workshop offers classes on hunting, fishing, archery, canoeing, campfire cooking, tree identification, boating, wilderness survival, orienteering and more.

  • Boosters selling reserved seats

    The LaRue County High School Football Boosters are selling reserved seating for the upcoming football season.

    The seats are $50 each and a limited number are available.

    For more information, call Lori Puyear at 358-8512 or 769-8629.

  • LCMS football team wins two of...

    The LaRue County Middle School football team has played three games, winning two.

    The Hawks won their opener against East Hardin 28-24 and beat New Haven 46-14. The team lost to T.K. Stone of Elizabethtown 12-6.

  • Latecomer finds success on golf...

    Having a strong right arm has benefited Michelle Burroughs not only as a Lady Hawks softball outfielder but also as a member of LaRue County High School’s golf team.

    “I think it has helped me with my strongest part of my game, which is my driver, woods and long irons,” said the 17-year-old senior. 

    Though an upperclassman, this is only her second year on the team.

  • Lady Hawks struggling early in...

    The Lady Hawks varsity soccer team is winless in the early going this season. The team has been hampered by a small roster and injuries.

    The regular season began with a 10-0 loss to perennial power Bardstown. The team regrouped against district foe Bullitt Central but lost  2-0.

    LCHS battled Barren County to a 3-3 draw – an improvement from last years’s 8-2 loss.

    Despite having only nine players Saturday, LaRue took on Louisville Southern on Saturday. The Hawks lost 4-2.

  • LaRue falls to North Hardin

    North Hardin beat LaRue County 32-6 Saturday night in high school football action. The Hawks are now 1-1 on the season. Look for game details in the Sept. 2 print edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

    In the season opener Aug. 22, LaRue defeated Campbellsville 30-12.

    Here are results from other games played Saturday by area schools:

    Warren Central 35, Russellville 6

    Bell County 26, Marion County 21

    Franklin-Simpson 42, Metcalfe County 6

    Here are results from games Friday featuring area schools: