Today's Sports

  • LaRue's 9s headed to State...

    No matter the situation, Donnie Davis told his players to always be patient at the plate.

    Through the first two innings Saturday night, the LaRue County 9-year-old All-Stars appeared anything but patient.

    That changed in the third inning.

    Leading 3-2, LaRue County broke the game open with 10 runs en route to a 15-5 win in five innings over the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission All-Stars in Game 3 of the best-of-three Cal Ripken District 7 Tournament at University Drive Park.

  • LaRue All-Star teams compete in...

    LaRue County All-Star teams played last week in the Cal Ripken District Tournaments at Meade-Olin Park.


    In the opening 12-year-old game July 6, LaRue dropped to Meade County Green 10-0 in a mercy-rule loss.

    The following night, LaRue dropped to Meade County White 14-9 in the double-elimination tournament.

    Colby Skaggs went 3-for-4 with two homers and a double for LaRue County, while Chandler Lynn went 3-for-4 with a homer and Dalton Metcalfe had four singles.

    CAL RIPKEN 10s

  • Annual Bluegrass State Games...

    The annual Bluegrass State Games will be held on several dates: July 9-11, 16-18, 23-25 and July 30-Aug. 1.

    The Bluegrass State Games is a non-profit program to promote amateur athletics.

  • Sports Shorts

    Updated physical needed

    All student-athletes need to have an updated physical, parent permission and drug consent form. Packets can be picked up at the middle and high school offices. For more information, call David Dawson at 270-766-7419.

    Lady Hawks Basketball Camp

    LaRue County girls’ basketball will hold a camp for 1st-8th grade girls July 7-9. Camp fee is $30 per girl and includes a T-shirt and three days of instruction. The camp will run 10 a.m.-noon at LaRue County High School.

    Boys’ soccer camp

  • Edwards 'excited' to...

    John Edwards of Buffalo is one of 12 umpires who’ll work the 37th Little League Softball World Series in Portland, Ore., Aug. 12-18.

    The Green County High School graduate who lives on South L&N Turnpike, said he was “pretty excited” upon hearing that he had been selected.

    Though this is his first World Series, Edwards is a post-season umpiring veteran, having worked a Little League softball regional in Missouri in 2007 and a baseball regional in 2008 at Indianapolis.

  • Hagan wins Sportsman feature

    The American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner visited Bluegrass Speedway Saturday evening for the 10th Annual Mod Squad Bash.

    Jason Wheatley of Loretto grabbed the $1,500 payday in the event with an exciting last lap pass for the win. Bryan Barber took second in the 30-lap caution-free main event.

    In preliminary action, Barber claimed the SPEC Race Engines top qualifier award with a lap of 18.315 seconds.

  • Whitlock twins play in All-Star...

    The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association 11th annual East vs. West All-Star games were played this past weekend at the University of Kentucky. LaRue County Lady Hawks twins Valerie and Lyndsay Whitlock were members of the West Junior All-Stars whose team finished with a 2-1 record.

  • Bluegrass Speedway Top 10

    44 Auto Mart

    Super Late Models

    1. Tim Tungate (Campbellsville)- 112

    2. Lee Devasier (Crestwood)- 111

    3. Jeff Watson (Campbellsville)- 109

    4. Johnny Wheeler (Campbellsville)- 95

    5. Dustin Neat (Dunnville)- 94

    6. Aaron Hatton (Mount Sterling)- 86

    7. Justin Rattliff (Campbellsville)- 70

    8. Jarryd Holshouser (Boaz)- 50

    9. Clarence Belcher (Junction City)- 50

    10. Mike Jewell (Scottsburg, Ind.)- 47


    UMP Open Wheel Modifieds

    1. Jason Wheatley (Loretto)- 124

  • Tennis players continue season...

    Three LaRue County High School tennis players are continuing their season with Central Kentucky Team Tennis.

    Dylan Parr, Michelle Seymour and Ryan Abell play for an 18-and-under team, the Crady Bears, coached by Jeff Crady. Other students are from Central Hardin, Elizabethtown, John Hardin and North Hardin.

  • Lady Hawks end season with...

    The 2010 Lady Hawks set three KHSAA state records: most runs scored in an inning (18); most hits in a game (31); and most combined hits in a game with Lexington Bryan Station (49). This year’s team also made their mark in the Lady Hawks’ history book as they tied the 1997 team with most hits with 308 and second in team batting average with .341 average.

    Several individuals were also recognized by their performance in the 2010 campaign.