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Today's Sports

  • Softball Fun Day planned

    LaRue County Youth Softball is having fun day Saturday, May 16, at LaRue County Parks and Recreation to kick off the season. There will be a benefit auction, a cornhole tournament, games and scrimmages for all the teams.

    For more information, call Regina Devers at 234-6217.

  • Lady Hawks to be honored in May...

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks softball team will honor several former players and retire the jerseys of three players in a May 12 ceremony.

    “… The program has taken a look at all the former Lady Hawks, and will retire the numbers of three most dominant players in our program’s history,” said head coach Mielle DiStefano.

  • LaRue baseball standout promoted

    Jordan Newton is moving up in the baseball world.

    Newton, a former LaRue County standout, was promoted in the Detroit organization, moving from West Michigan to Lakeland, Fla. Both are Class A teams, but Lakeland is considered high Class A.

    Newton was batting .386 with three doubles, two triples and three home runs. He had scored 11 runs and driven in nine. Newton had an on-base percentage of .438 and his slugging percentage was .750.

  • Tennis teams enter 5th Region...

    The LaRue County tennis team entered 5th Region competition Monday at University Park Drive with high hopes of seeing some of their young players in the finals and looking at possible state berths.

    Coach Chris Estes’ young team has shown ambition and drive all year and enter regions with a winning record for both boys' (10-3) and the girls' (8-4) squads.

    Match play started early and saw Nancy Howell and Hannah Carter, a sixth seed in the regional, capturing first round victories 6-0 and 6-1 to Bardstown.

  • Seymour has shot at state

    Landmark News Service

    After day one of the regional tennis tournament, LaRue County girls ranked third in the standings.

  • Hurdlers, harriers succeed at...

    Seven schools were represented at last week's All-Comers Meet in Hodgenville April 23. Besides LaRue, those present were Nelson County, Bullitt East, Campbellsville, Bethlehem, Bullitt Central and Marion County. The LaRue County boys placed third overall with 89 points as compared to champion Bullitt East's 170. The girls placed second with 97 total points behind Nelson County's 151.  

  • Hawks chalk up district wins

    The LaRue County Hawks baseball team captured wins over district foes Green County and Caverna last week.

    Scott Cox slugged two three-run home runs for LaRue in Tuesday night’s 12-11 defeat of Green County.

    “The Green County game was typical for us this year,” Price said. “We scored a lot of runs and we gave up a lot of runs.”

    Cox carried the Hawks with six RBIs but had help at the plate. Max McCubbin was two for two at the plate as well.

  • Parr, Seymour top seeds for...

    Tennis head coach Chris Estes has praised his youthful team since the start of the season. They have seven eighth graders, five freshman, six sophomores, one junior and two seniors.

    Top seeds for the team are sophomore Dylan Parr, in his first year as a singles player, and freshman doubles player Michelle Seymour.

    Parr warranted championships in the conference and regional tournaments last year with now-graduated Terry Caven.

    Parr has been playing years as a tennis player but first displayed his athletic abilities as a baseball player.

  • Tennis teams defeat Eagles

    The LaRue County tennis team notched two wins against Meade County and Fort Knox last week.

    In the Meade match up, the boys’ and girls’ team whipped up on the Green Waves, both defeating their opponent 4-1.

    “I was very impressed with Bo (Haun) and Brent (Gozzard),” Coach Chris Estes said. “They fell a little short, but played extremely well against last year’s regional semifinalist tandem of Jonah Cundiff and David Medley.”

  • Lady Hawks split doubleheader...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks split a doubleheader April 27 with Elizabethtown’s Lady Panthers.

    LaRue’s ladies won the first game 6-3 and dropped the second 3-1.

    Amelia Miller and Megan Smith shared the win on the mound; Brittany Enlow took the loss in the second game, striking out one and walking none.

    In the first game, senior second baseman Megan Mauldin, senior shortstop Christian Cox and Miller, a freshman, each hit a single. Cox had two steals and two runs scored to go with an RBI, while Mauldin scored once and Miller had two RBIs.