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Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks bank on experienced...

    As Coach Ben Schell was taking his Lady Hawk volleyball players through a vigorous practice last Thursday, it was obvious the coach and players were taking the upcoming season very seriously. 

  • KHSAA alters soccer scheduling...

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association revised the number of regular season soccer contests and changed the way it counts.

    Beginning with this school year, the limitation for soccer states that the season shall consist of a maximum of 21 total games before the start of district tournament play. This total includes game-for-game counts of any regular season tournaments.

    The previous regulations limited the season to 17 games but tournaments counted as exceptions.

  • Mets are Minor League champs

    The Mets are the LaRue County Minor League Tournament Champions.

    Players include Ethan Blunk, Bryson Cobb, Dalton Skaggs, Dalton Fay, Kendrick Weathers.  Back, coach Chad Skaggs, Hunter Phillips, Briar Holt, Jared McDonald, Justin Hornback, Daniel Beams and coach Tino Cobb.

  • Final youth soccer registration...

    The final scheduled opportunity to register for the LaRue County Youth Soccer League is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Hodgenville Elementary School.

    Registration is $55 including uniform or $35 if uniform is not needed. A discount of $5 applies for each additional child. There will be a $10 late fee for any signups after the Aug. 8 registration date.

    Call Bill Hawkins at 358-2213 or B.J. Eads at 325-4430 for more information.

  • Sports safety course available...

    The number of coaches who have completed the state-mandated KHSAA/KMA Sports Safety Course continues to increase at a rapid rate.

    Currently, 2,619 coaches from 262 different KHSAA member schools have already completed the course and more than 1,200 others have signed up to take it. More than 1,400 coaches have completed the online course.

  • Hodgenville girl on championship...

    Erin Boley of Hodgenville is a member of the Louisville Lady Sluggers, a 12U fast-pitch softball travel team went undefeated as it won three Kentucky State Tournaments this season.

    On June 27-28 in Fort Knox, the team won the U.S. Specialty Sports Association Kentucky State Tournament. On July 3-5, in Lexington, they won the National Softball Association Kentucky State Tournament. On July 10-12, they won the Amateur Softball Association State Tournament in Bowling Green.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10

    Super Late Models

    1. Jason Keltner (Campbellsville)- 137  

    2. David Webb (Nicholasville)- 118

    3. Justin Rattliff (Campbellsville)- 111  

    4. Michael Chilton (Salvisa)- 103

    5. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 99

    6. Mike Marlar (Winfield, Tenn.)- 88  

    7. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 83

    8. Dustin Linville (Bryantsville)- 82   

    9. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 74   

    10. Victor Lee (Stanford)- 63     

      

  • Bourbon City Speedway standings

    BLUE LITE

    First-#UR8UP Theresa Bellah

    Second-#21L Kevin Lee

    Third-#4 Lucas Chaudoin

    Fourth-#21R Ray Copely

    Fifth-#25 Brad Lawless

    Sixth-#28 Chris Buchanon

    Seventh-#10 Jeff Webb

    Eighth-#84 Tina Morgan

    Ninth-#98 Sherry Priddy

     

    BLUE SUPER HEAVY

    First-#99 Jeff Shively

    Second-#59 Scott Coffey

    Third-#188 Nick Nelson

    Fourth-#28 Mike Bray

    Fifth-#42 Travis Wilburn

    Sixth-#17 Blake Rogers

     

    BLUE ROOKIE

    First-#72 Mason Grant

  • Eastridge looking for state berth

    Last year in the regional golf tournament, Hillary Eastridge found herself only two strokes from an automatic berth in the state tournament.

    “It really bugs me to think how close I was,” the LaRue County High School junior said. She encountered trouble from the first tee.

    “On the first hole, which I had parred twice in practice, I double bogeyed,” Eastridge said.

  • LCHS football prepares to play

    Practice has started for the LaRue County High School football team.

    Tyler Davenport, a 6-5, 285-pound senior, has returned to football after missing most of last season with a knee injury. Quarterback is senior Lucas Chaudoin.

    The team scrimmages at Nelson County 7 p.m. Aug. 14.