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Today's Sports

  • Cox, DiStefano picked for All-...

    Lady Hawk softball player Christian Cox has been selected to play for the West team in the annual East vs. West Senior All-Star Game June 12-14 at the University of Kentucky. Cox, the Lady Hawk shortstop, will play three games that weekend, two seven-inning games on Saturday, and one nine inning game on Sunday.

    Cox has played varsity for the Lady Hawks since eighth grade in several positions – shortstop, third base, catcher and centerfield. 

  • Nominations taken for Kentucky...

    A meeting to nominate candidates for the Fourth District representative on the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission will be held at 7:30 p.m. CDT June 16 at Green County High School gym.

    Counties within the Fourth District are Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Edmonson, Grayson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Marion, Metcalfe, Monroe, Nelson, Taylor and Washington.

  • 14 attend Lady Hawks volleyball...

    Summer vacation got off to a good start for 14 third to seventh graders attending volleyball camp.

    Coach Ben Schell said the participants worked very hard, yet had a lot of fun at the camp learning to play volleyball. Schell is looking forward to the start of volleyball season next fall.

    He’ll have an experienced team since he lost only two students to graduation. The team’s record last year was 20-12 and the coach is looking to improve that record with the addition of a transfer from Green County and Valerie Whitlock, a multi-sport athlete.

  • Lebanon holds professional disc...

    Nearly 100 disc golfers will descend Saturday on Graham Memorial Park’s professional-level 18-hole course in Lebanon.

    This is a Professional Disc Golf Association sanctioned pro-am B-tier event that features Hall of Famers David Greenwell of Louisville and Rick Voakes of Bowling Green.

    There are 90 spots in the field open on a first come, first served basis to all divisions. All players compete in two rounds and are eligible for awards and door prizes. There is a minimum $2,000 purse.

  • Kentucky hunters bag record...

    Kentucky’s spring turkey hunters set a new state record this year. Hunters telechecked 29,006 birds during the 23-day season, which ended May 10. This surpassed the previous record of 28,797 birds in 2006.

    LaRue County turkey hunters harvested 241 birds.

     “Despite the bad weather, turkey hunters are dedicated sportsmen and sportswomen,” said Karen Alexy, wildlife division director for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “They still got out there and made this the best season ever.”

  • Bullitt East wins Semi-State

    Bullitt East blanked Elizabethtown 6-0 Saturday to come from behind and win the best-of-three semi-state baseball series held at LaRue County High School.

    The win earned the Chargers a spot in the State Tournament and was the Chargers' 30th victory of the season.

    After losing game one 6-1 Monday, the 6th Region champions had to wait through a rainy week for the rematch.

    Bullitt East won the twice-delayed Game 2 by 8-4 score Friday afternoon at LCHS which set up Saturday's deciding contest.

  • LCHS coaches hold three-day...

    The LaRue County High School boys' basketball coaching staff will hold a youth basketball camp this week at the LCHS gym.

    The three-day programs begin Wednesday morning. First session is 9-11 a.m. for grades 1-4; second session is 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for grades 5-8. The grades refer to the class the students will be attending in August.

  • Go-Kart results

    OHV LITE

    First-#664 Matt Henon

    Second-#4 Kerry Martin

    Third-#118 Billy Smith

     

    OHV JR.1

    First-#7 Grant Young

    Second-#31 Heather Decker

     

    STOCK MEDIUM          

    First-#93 Tony Phillips

    Second-#26 Roger Taylor

    Third-#98 Randall Reed

     

    OHV ADULT BEGINNER

    First-#4 Kerry Martin

    Second-#4H Houston Logsdon

    Third-#664 Matt Henon

     

    OHV MEDIUM

    First-#15 Joe Miller

  • Registration open for Bluegrass...

    The largest sporting event in Kentucky has opened its online registration. The Get Healthy Kentucky Bluegrass State Games will host 31 sports and more than 1,500 athletes this year including cornhole, volleyball and bowling.

    The Get Healthy Kentucky Bluegrass State Games will take place in central Kentucky July 17-19 and July 24-26. The Celebration of Athletes will take place July 24 at Applebee’s Park in Lexington.

  • Got a whistle?

     

    The Mid-Kentucky Officials Association, which encompasses 20 schools in the 5th Region area, is looking for new officials for the 2009 season.

    Potential officials must be 18 years old and in good standing with the Kentucky High School Athletic Association. Testing and training begins in June for the fall season.

    Call MKOA recruitment officer Chad Laswell at (502) 507-1156 with questions.