Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks win tournament title

    The Lady Hawks, now 6-3, recorded a tournament title Tuesday night by defeating the host team in the Lady Colonel Christmas Classic.

    LaRue County defeated Caverna 57-39 in the championship game.

    In earlier tournament action, Coach Travis Wootton's team beat Warren East, 66-44 on Saturday in the Caverna Christmas Classic and outplayed Red Boiling Springs, Tenn. Monday.

  • Mat Hawks undefeated in Duals

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks went undefeated Friday and Saturday in the Region 2 Wrestling Duals at Fort Knox.

    LaRue County went 5-0 with wins over Danville (68-9), North Hardin (54-17), Fort Knox (76-0), Boyle County (78-6) and Anderson County (75-3).

    Spencer Hines (103), Nick Paden (112), Raymundo Perez (119), Caleb Canter (125), Shaquille Cox (130), Shelby Floyd (135), Vince Couch (160), Bernard Ray (189) and Drew Newberry (215) all went unbeaten.

  • LaRue will host National Guard...

    The LaRue County Hawks will host the National Guard Holiday Classic Dec. 28-30.

    The Hawks meet Webster County 7 p.m. Dec. 28 with the winner of the game playing the winner of North Bullitt vs. Harrison County at 8:30 p.m.

    If LaRue continues in the winner’s bracket, they will play again 7 p.m. Dec. 29. The loser plays 5:30 p.m. Dec. 29.

    In the second bracket, West Carter meets Whitley County 4 p.m. while South Oldham plays Edmonson County 5:30 p.m. Dec. 28.

    The winners of each bracket will play for the championship 8 p.m. Dec. 30.

  • Scoring mark falls, but Magnolia...

    Records are made to be broken, the old saying goes.

    But one Kentucky football record appeared to be bulletproof. It held up for 45 years, the longest-standing record on the books.

    That is, until  a few weeks ago, when Lexington Christian Academy senior Dominique Hayden scored a pair of touchdowns in a 42-0 rout of Fairview to surpass the career scoring record of Magnolia resident Herbie Phelps.

  • Hawks whip Caverna but fall to...

    It was lights out for Caverna Friday night as the LaRue County Hawks won with a score of 66-51.

    Sophomores Anthony Myrks and Kyle Sheeran each scored 17 points to lead the Hawks to their third win in five games.

    Christian Mullins had 10 points and six rebounds and forward Tyler Nall had seven points and five rebounds to round out the Hawks scoring.

    Jordan Brewer, in limited action, came back after an ankle sprain to score five points, three steals and two assists while freshman Kelton Ford came off the bench to score five points.

  • Baseball Board plans meeting Dec...

    The LaRue County Baseball Board meets 2 p.m. Dec. 20 at Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • Hawks outhustle Breckinridge,...

    The LaRue County Hawks basketball team came out hitting on all cylinders this past week beating Breckinridge County 76-54 and district rivals, the Hart County Raiders 80-56.

    Breckinridge bounced

    Jordan Brewer and Anthony Myrks led the way with 14 and 13 points respectively leading the Hawks to a 76-54 victory over Breckinridge County Dec. 8. Myrks also had seven rebounds and six assists at his point guard position.

  • Mat Hawks prepare for Smoky...

    Today and Wednesday, the LaRue County Mat Hawks will be one of 18 teams competing in one of the most prestigious duals tournament in the south – the Smoky Mountain Duals.

    “We went to this tournament last year and it was one of the hardest tournaments I have ever been to in my entire coaching career and that includes any state tournament, and this year it even is tougher,” said head coach Gary Canter. “We will see just how good we are by the end of this tournament.”

  • Mat Hawks dominate Nelson County...

    This past weekend, the LaRue County Mat Hawks competed at the Nelson County Duals, racking up five easy wins with few individual losses.

    The Mat Hawks defeated Nelson County 71-10; Ohio County 69-9; North Oldham 57-18; Harrison County 71-4 and an all-star team 81-0.

    “Some of our guys had some good matches,” said head coach Gary Canter. “This was the kind of weekend we needed before we enter into our regional duals this upcoming weekend and then next week the Smoky Mountain Duals tournament.”

  • Middle school team places third...

    The LaRue County Middle School wrestling team took third place at an Anderson County tournament last weekend. The Mat Hawks had four tournament champions and seven other wrestlers to place top four at their weight classes.

    “We had several wrestlers out for various reasons,” said head coach Dan Heady.  “Still, I was pleased with the way the team responded. We could have hung our heads, but instead those that filled in fought hard and we had a wrestler or two step it up a bit to help the team.”