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Today's Sports

  • Dylan Parr named Sophomore of...

    Dylan Parr was a crucial piece in LaRue County’s first region tennis title in 2008.

    This season, he was the only piece of that puzzle to return.

    In a completely foreign situation, Parr still managed to shine, garnering a No. 3 seed in the conference tournament and a No. 6 seed in the region tournament.

    Area coaches took notice of Parr’s success and voted him Sophomore of the Year.

    “Oh man, that’s unbelievable,” Parr said. “It’s just amazing to win.”

  • Honors keep coming for Lady Hawks

    The accolades keep coming for recent graduate and Lady Hawk Christian Cox.

    Cox was named to second team All-State in Class 2A fast-pitch softball Sunday.

    “This is another great accomplishment to end her high school career,” said Lady Hawk coach Mielle DiStefano.

    “Anytime our program can get attention on the state level, you know our program is doing something right.”

    Cox, the daughter of Mike and Joy Cox, joins an “elite list of Lady Hawks who have made either first team or second team all state,” DiStefano said.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10 track...

    44 Auto Mart Super Late Models

    1. Jason Keltner (Campbellsville)- 102

    2. Michael Chilton (Salvisa)- 79

    3. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 77

    David Webb (Nicholasville)- 77

    5. Dustin Linville (Bryantsville)- 76

    6. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 71

    7. Justin Rattliff (Campbellsville)- 69

    8. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 68

    9. Mike Marlar (Winfield, Tenn.)- 63

    10. Victor Lee (Stanford)- 57

    Open Wheel Modifieds

    1. Benji Lee (Raywick)- 144

  • Football field refurbished

    In preparation for the football season, the field at LaRue County High School is being prepared for a fresh stand of grass.

  • Officials complying with new...

    No one at LaRue County Schools is arguing that the new law requiring high school coaches to complete a sports safety course on how to prevent common injuries is not beneficial. 

    The cost of complying with HB 383, however, has raised some concerns.

    “For every coach to attend a medical symposium could cost the school in excess of $700 every two years,” said LaRue County High School athletic director David Dawson. “This will be seen as a necessary cost, however, to provide a safer environment for our athletes.”

  • Students compete at Gladiator...

    Gladiator Sports Week is a smorgasbord of sporting events for LaRue County youth. The summer camp is sponsored by the Family Resource and Youth Service Center.

    Wiffle ball, dodge ball and mat ball were just some of the sporting events held Monday. About 14 youths in grades 6-9 participated. 

    Tennis coach and physical education teacher Chris Estes, in his ninth year of teaching at LaRue County, was pleased with the turnout. 

  • Cross country runners sought

    Any LaRue County student grades 4-12 interested in running cross country this fall should contact Josh Henderson at 358-2210 or josh.henderson@larue.kyschools.us.

    The cross country season is in the fall.

  • Wrestling award given in Parker...

    Though Daniel Parker’s life ended in an automobile crash last November when he was only 22 years old, his memory and wrestling prowess will live on as LaRue County High School has created the Daniel Parker Statistical Leader Award in his honor.

    The award is a continuing plaque that will have new plates added each year.

  • Youth football camp planned today

    A youth football camp will be held from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. today at New Haven City Park for kids ages 5-14.

    Registration is $25 per camper. Registration remains open..

    Call 549-1010 with any questions.

  • Girls' basketball camp...

    A girs' basketball camp will be offered 9 a.m.-noon July 6-10 for grades 2-8. Cost is $35 per participant.

    The camp will be directed by James “Boo” Brewer with help from the LaRue County High School girls coaching staff and others.

    For more information, contact Brewer at 270-735-5994 or Andrea Self at 401-1075.