Today's Sports

  • Padgett places at state meet

    On the strength of Truman Padgett's performances, LaRue County recorded five points in the Class 2A Boys' State Track Meet held Friday and Saturday at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Brown Frazier Cardinal Park.

  • Hawks falter before district play


    LaRue baseball coach Chris Price wanted to use the last week of the season to take momentum into the district tournament. But the Hawks struggled in their five-game stint defeating only Campbellsville.

    Price said LaRue struggled defensively at times and wanted to see better hitting.

    “We had a hard time fielding the ball this week and making routine plays,” Price said, “but we’ll be all right.”

    May 11, LaRue visited Campbellsville High School and was stunned in the seventh by a go ahead two run effort 4-3.

  • Volleyball team offers all-...

    The Lady Hawks volleyball team will host an all-skills camp for girls through eighth grade 8-11 a.m. June 8-9 at LaRue County High School.

    Registration is $40 and includes a T-shirt. Deadline to register is May 29.

    Pick up forms at Hodgenville Elementary, Abraham Lincoln Elementary and LaRue County Middle schools. Return forms to Coach Ben Schell at LCHS (358-2210) or Lisa DeWitt at LaRue Insurance (358-3101).

  • Lady Hawks smash John Hardin


    The Lady Hawks dropped a game against Campbellsville May 14, 10-4.

    It was a game of stark contrast. The Lady Hawks started out the game in good form, scoring one run in the third inning, one in the fourth and two in the fifth. The game turned 180 degrees, though, in the sixth inning when the Campbellsville Eagles scored nine runs.

  • Lady Hawks fall in first round...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks softball season came to an abrupt end Monday at the Fifth Region Tournament at North Hardin High School. The Nelson County Lady Cardinals beat the Lady Hawks 4-0 in the opening round. 

    Amelia Miller pitched seven strong innings striking out six batters while giving up only one earned run in the loss. Costly errors in the first and third innings by the Lady Hawks and a timely triple by Lady Cardinal catcher Sarah Beth Gillis, accounted for three of the four runs. 

  • Seymour wins first match at state

    Freshman Michelle Seymour is the first LaRue County girls’ tennis player to win a match at the KHSAA State Tournament.

    Seymour coasted through her first match at the Lexington meet, defeating Emily McKenzie of Morgan County 6-2, 6-2.

    “Michelle defeated a very skilled athlete,” Coach Chris Estes said. “I consider this her best win of the season.”

    Estes was watching warm-ups and thought her first match was going to be more of a challenge but she pulled through it.

  • Hawks win district, drop to E...

    Make it eight straight.

    The LaRue County Hawks made it their eighth straight district title Tuesday, May 19, in Caverna by defeating Green County in a thriller 3-2.

    Seniors Scott Cox, Tyler Hornback, Justin Chelf, Christian Seymour, Travis Crim, Lane Smith, Max McCubbin, Caleb Cobb, and Jay Eastridge can cherish the memory of being district champs their last year in baseball.

  • Hawks fall to E'town in 5th...

    LaRue County's stay in the 5th Region Baseball Tournament was short lived. The Hawks dropped a 12-5 decision to Elizabethtown in the opening game Monday at John Hardin High School.

    The Hawks, who close the season at 15-15, were champions of the 18th District Tournament for the eighth consecutive year.

    E'town improved its record to 27-10 Tuesday with a 10-0 victory over Taylor County in the tournament semifinal. Taylor County had advanced with a 12-10 win Monday over Nelson County.

  • Lady Hawks eliminated from region

    Nelson County blanked LaRue County's softball team 4-0 Monday in the opening round of the 5th Region Tournament at North Hardin High School in Radcliff.

    Coach Mielle DiStefano's Lady Hawks qualified as the 18th District runner-up and finish the season with a 10-15 record.

  • Seymour wins first state tennis...

    LaRue County High freshman Michelle Seymour dominated her first match as the girls' state tennis tournament got under way Thursday at the University of Kentucky.

    In round two, the seedings put her up against a neighbor from region champion Elizabethtown, singles champion Jenna Sallee. The Panther sophomore defeated Seymour 6-2, 6-0.

    In her state debut earlier in the day, Seymour took a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Emily McKenzie, a Morgan County junior. Her performance exceeded her expectations.