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Today's Sports

  • Flag football champions

    Photograph was submitted to the Herald News and also appears on Page 2B of the Nov. 19 print edition.

  • Toppers tops in youth league

    The picture of the Hilltoppers' championship youth football team was submitted to the Herald News by the coaches. It also appears on Page 2B of the Nov. 20 print edition.

  • Valley rally ends Hawks'...

    Trailing 19-18 entering the final period, Valley tallied 18 unanswered points, pulling away to a 36-19 victory over LaRue County in the first round of the state Class 4-A high school football playoffs Friday at Louisville.

    “Our game plan was to stop their best running back Gerwan Brewer, and we did that pretty well for three quarters,” said Rodney Armes, LaRue’s head coach. 

  • Two local residents honored by...

    Two LaRue County residents werehonored when the Bluegrass Speedway in Bardstown honored the best of the best of its Saturday Night Showtime for the 2008 racing season.

    Elton Martin of Hodgenville finished fifth in the Sportsman feature points competition. Nathan Wells of Magnolia finished ninth in the same category.

    They were among the stock car drivers honored Nov. 8 at the 2008 Championship Awards Banquet, which took place at the Nelson County Fairgrounds adjacent to the track.

  • Blue-White Night features...

    The 2008-09 Hawks and Lady Hawks will kickoff the upcoming basketball season Friday with a Blue/White Night at LaRue County High School gym.

    A chili supper will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria followed by the Blue/White activities in the gym.

    Both the boys’ and girls’ basketball programs will introduce their middle school teams as well as the freshmen through varsity squads. The boys’ varsity team will have an intrasquad scrimmage.

  • Ryan Durbin finishes 66th at...

    LaRue County High School junior cross country runner Ryan Durbin finished the Class AA boys' state cross country meet Saturday in 66th in the field of 237.

    His time in the five-kilometer race at the Kentucky Horse Park was 18:14.78.

    Durbin recorded his best time ever the previous Saturday to take third in the Class AA, Region 2 championship at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville. His time in the regional meet was 18:09:57.

    “It was on my home course, so I pulled away from the pack right at the very beginning,” Durbin said.

  • Bowling Green downtown stadium...

    It was a busy week for construction crews in Bowling Green’s new downtown ballpark. After months of trucks and concrete dominating the scene, it finally started to look like a baseball field inside the stadium.

  • Soccer boosters hold benefit...

    The LaRue County High School soccer boosters are hosting Bunco 7 p.m. Thursday at the high school cafeteria. Light refreshments will be provided. Cost is $10.

  • JV completes perfect season

    LaRue County High School’s junior varsity football team finished the 2008 season undefeated, winning all eight games they played.

    The young Hawks devoured most of their opponents, with the largest point spread 42 points when they ravaged Fort Knox 50-8 in their home season opener Sept. 1. 

    Their closest encounter was the following week, when they surfed past the Green Wave of Meade County 14-12. Other victims included Green County 22-6, North Bullitt 30-18, Central Hardin 32-6, Bardstown 42-20, Bullitt East 40-7, and Bullitt Central 38-6.

  • Girls invited to softball camp...

    A softball camp for girls 12 and younger is Saturday. Lady Hawk coach Mielle DiStefano and staff will work this camp for players and coaches.

    For more information or to register, call Craig Warnshuis at 358-4377 or Jeff Shelton at 358-3384.