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Today's Sports

  • LaRue defeats North Bullitt in...

    Despite coming out flat in the first quarter, the LaRue County Hawks basketball team defeated the North Bullitt Eagles Dec. 29 in the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County High School.

    The Hawks managed eight points in the first quarter, were down by eight at the half, but made up for it in the third quarter, scoring 25 points. The Hawks pulled out the win 69-58 in the second round of the Classic.

  • Youth baseball program holds...

    LaRue County Youth Baseball will meet to elect officers and board members at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, at Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • Saddle Club schedules awards...

    The LaRue County Saddle Club will hold an awards banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Sportsman’s Lake clubhouse, Hodgenville.

    For more information, call Jennifer at 358-9695.

     

  • Wrestling benefit set for...

    The LaRue County Wrestling Boosters have scheduled a silent auction 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the gym lobby. Event occurs during regional duals. Proceeds benefit the LCHS wrestling program.

    For more information, call 401-1369.

  • Lady Hawks take the title at...

    A trio of middle schoolers led the LaRue County Lady Hawks to the championship of the Caverna Christmas Classic Dec. 23.

    Eighth-grade guard/forward Ivy Brown scored 13 points, seventh-grade guard/forward Alexis Brewer had 11 and sixth-grade guard Erin Boley scored eight as the Lady Hawks (6-3) rolled past tournament host and 18th District rival Caverna, 57-39.

    Brown also had three assists and team-highs in rebounds (five) and steals (three). Sophomore guard Nancy Howell added eight points, and junior forward Lyndsay Whitlock had six points and three rebounds.

  • Sports Shorts

    Silent auction for wrestling program

    The LaRue County Wrestling Boosters will hold a silent auction 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 9 in the gym lobby. Event occurs during regional duals. Proceeds benefit wrestling program. For more information or to make a donation, call 401-1369.

    Saddle Club awards banquet

    The LaRue County Saddle Club will hold an awards banquet 7 p.m. Jan. 9 at Sportsman’s Lake clubhouse, Hodgenville. For more information, call Jennifer at 358-9695.

    LaRue County Youth Baseball Board to meet

  • J.C. Spalding completes Centre...

    J.C. Spalding of New Haven, a student at Centre College in Danville, was a member of the college’s soccer team during the fall season.

    He is the son of Mike and Sandy Spalding of New Haven and a financial economics major.

    Spalding played goalkeeper, recording a shutout against Trine University.

    He was a member of the All-District and All-Region teams his junior and senior years at Nelson County High School and a member of the Academic All-State Team all four years.

  • Mat Hawks take fifth in Smoky...

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks took fifth in the 18-team Smoky Mountain Duals Dec. 22-23.

    The team went 4-0 on the first day of competition, defeating Beech, Tenn. 65-5; Soddy-Daisy, Tenn. 36-25; All-Stars 84-0; and Gibbs, Tenn. 63-6. The Hawks lost to Gilmer, Ga. 43-14.

    Jefferson, Ga. (9-0) beat Gilmer 34-20 to win the title.

    Results from the first day of the Smoky Mountain Duals:

    LARUE COUNTY (4-1)

    103: Spencer Hines – 4-1

    112: Nick Paden – 5-0

    119: Raymundo Perez – 1-3

    125: Caleb Canter – 4-1

  • Billy Howell named to Kentucky...

    Billy Howell, owner of Billy Howell Funeral Chapel in Hodgenville, has been named the newest inductee into the Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame.

    “It was a complete surprise to me,” said Howell. “I didn’t even know there was such a thing.”

    His induction is no surprise, however, to others who watched him race in the ASA, ARCA and NASCAR short track circuits.

    Dave Huber, with Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame, called Howell a “smart driver.”

  • Davenport mentioned among All-...

    Tyler Davenport, LaRue County senior offensive lineman, was named honorable mention in the 2009 Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams.

    The players were selected by 19 media representatives from across the state.