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  • Hawks take on Taylor in first...

    Hawks basketball coach Paul Childress left the draw for the boys’ 5th Region Tournament in a happy frame of mind.

    The eight-team field was set Sunday afternoon at Nelson County High School.

    On Thursday, LaRue County (17-9) meets the 20th District runner-up Taylor County Cardinals (17-13) at 8 p.m. Taylor County pulled out a 57-54 win at LaRue County on Feb. 12.

  • Mat Hawks place fifth, earn five...

    It was not the ending the LaRue County Mat Hawk wrestlers and coaches had envisioned. Heading into the 2010 Kentucky Wrestling State Championships in Frankfort, the Mat Hawks were looking to bring home the KHSAA state title. After a slow start, the team finished in fifth place overall and as Class A State runners up.

  • Hawks play Thursday in 5th...

    LaRue County (17-9) will play Taylor County (17-13) in the final first-round game in the boys' 5th Region Tournament.

    The Hawks' game is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Nelson County High School in Bardstown.

    The tournament opens at 6 p.m. Wednesday with Campbellsville taking on Green County followed by host Nelson County playing Elizabethtown. The first game Thursday matches North Hardin against Bardstown.

    The eight-team, single-elimination tournament pits four district champions and the district runners-up.

  • Drew Newberry wins state title

    Landmark News Service Drew Newberry brought home a state championship from the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament.

    Newberry capped an undefeated 43-0 season by pinning Louisville Trinity sophomore Brendan Darrow (38-12) with 2 seconds left in the second period.

  • Hawks earn top district seed

    The LaRue County Hawks met the Meade County Green Wave Feb. 3 at Meade County and came away with a disappointing loss 58-48.

    “We were absolutely flat tonight. They killed us on the boards 37-23. We did not play with any emotion or sense of urgency,” said head coach Paul Childress. 

  • Lyndsay Whitlock honored for 1,...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks defeated 18th District rival Green County in a nail-biter Feb. 1.

    LaRue jumped out to a 15-6 lead at the end of the first quarter. In the second, Green chipped away at the basket, scoring 22 points to LaRue’s 19. Halftime saw the Lady Hawks ahead 34-28. The score seesawed in the second half with the Lady Hawks winning 50-48.

    The win gave the young team a much-needed boost, said head coach Travis Wootton.

  • Cheerleaders honored for GPA at...

    LaRue County High School cheerleaders received individual recognition at the 5th Region KAPOS competition Jan. 16.

    Savannah Hines was named to All-Academic Team and received a plaque for highest senior GPA.

    Leeann Carothers, Hines, Niccole Carter, Olivia Dulak, Kim Swears, Whitney Graham, Whitney McDowell and Whitney Heath earned academic honors for having greater than a 3.0 GPA.

    The squad took home the large squad championship for the region and will compete for a state title Feb. 20 at Diddle Arena, Bowling Green.

  • Canter honored for 400th win

    LaRue County High School’s wrestling team, under Fifth Region Hall of Fame head coach Gary Canter’s mentorship, has notched yet another national milestone, grabbing its 400th duals victory.

    “Very few coaches in the country, let alone the state, reach this milestone,” said David Dawson, LCHS athletic director. “By reaching this number of wins, Gary has gone into the top 100 all-time coaches in the history of high school wrestling.”

  • Soccer Boosters collect cans

    The LaRue County High School Soccer Boosters are collecting aluminum cans to pay for practice equipment. The cans can be dropped off at booster meetings 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at LCHS.

    For more information, call 358-5720.

  • LCHS girls out of tournament

    The Lady Hawks girls' varsity basketball season ended abruptly Monday night. In the first-round of the 18th District Tournament, Green County beat LaRue County 59-46.

    Hart County defeated tournament host Caverna 74-56 in the upper bracket game.

    The winners meet for the girls' district championship at 6 p.m. Friday.

    LaRue's season ends with a record of 14-13.