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Today's Sports

  • Underclassmen shine in Wooden...

    Coach Chris Price and his Hawks hosted the Wooden Bat Classic, sponsored by Nall’s Specialized Hauling, last weekend.

    LaRue was joined by DeSales, Adair County and Somerset to play in a round- robin format, using wooden bats. The Hawks finished 1-2 with 16 players out Saturday evening to attend the LaRue County High School prom.

    On Friday, LaRue opened the tournament by dropping to a tough DeSales team, 10-2. Desales came in to the tournament with a 10-2 record.

  • LaRue girls win All-Comers Meet

    Six teams met Thursday at the LaRue County All-Comers Invitational Track and Field Meet. Campbellsville, Adair County, Russell County, Hart County and Bullitt Central were in attendance. The LaRue boys tied with Russell County for first place with 112 points. The LaRue County girls finished first with 117 points to Russell County's 93 in second place.

  • Spring sports passes on sale

    Season passes for softball and baseball freshman, JV and varsity games are available at LaRue County High School. The passes are good for all home games during the regular season.

    Student passes are $20, adults $40. Tickets at the gate are $5 for varsity, $3 for JV and freshman only games.

     

  • Golf scramble benefits youth...

    The LaRue County Youth Baseball Golf Scramble will be 9 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at the LaRue County Country Club.

    The fee is $50 per person. Hole sponsorships are available for $50 each.

    Call Clarence Baker Jr. at 358-8651 for more information.

  • Go-cart racing winners

    Race results for Bourbon City Speedway Go Kart Races – April 4

    OHV Blue Lite

    1st-#11 Matt Davis

    2nd-#A2 Autumn Anderson

    3rd-#4 Lucas Chaudoin

    4th-#21 Brandon Lucas

    5th-#615 Brandon Lytle

    6th-#21 Kevin Lee

    7th-#71T David Tabor

    8th- #52 Theresa Bellah

    9th-#25 Brad Lawless

    10th-#66 Tanner Winsett

    11th-#9 Clifford Baker

     

    OHV Blue Rookie

    1st-#64 Matthew Henon

     

    Junior Purple

    1st-#12 Trenton Collins

  • Caven succeeds in college tennis

    Kyle Caven is using a youth movement in an effort to put Campbellsville University on the tennis map. With 80 percent of his men’s and women’s rosters speckled with freshmen and sophomores, Caven has his women at 2-7 and his men at 6-3 at this point in the season.

    “We’re really young,” Caven said. “The guys have done really well and our women are coming around.”

    Both teams won matches April 8 against Brescia, with the women winning 6-3 and the men 7-2.

  • Padgett’s 400-meter...

    Fourteen teams competed April 11 at the LaRue County Invitational Track and Field Meet. Some of the best athletes in the state of Kentucky gathered for some friendly, yet fierce competition. Teams came from as far as Jefferson County to the north and Warren County to the south. 

    “We like to come up here to LaRue County and compete,” said Will West of Bowling Green High School. “The people here are real friendly and the competition is excellent. This allows us to determine how we measure up to other teams around the state.” 

  • Tennis teams split win with...

    In LaRue’s only tennis match of the week, the girls’ and boys’ team split one each facing a tough Nelson County team Thursday in Hodgenville.

    The girls' team was edged out 3-2 but with winning efforts from Kameron Howell in singles competition and Betsy Durham and Paige Nalley in doubles.

    The boys’ team swept Nelson in match play 5-0 with impressive outings from Bo Haun and Brent Gozzard.

  • Hawks defeat Grayson, fall to E...

    LaRue County battled Grayson County to a 7-2 victory in baseball action Tuesday.

    Scott Cox got the call as LaRue’s starting pitcher going the distance and getting the win.

    “I tried to throw strikes and get ahead in the count,” Cox said. “It was a fun and challenging outing.”

    The Hawks backed up his pitching efforts with good base running and some key hits that helped put Grayson away.

  • LaRue County will host Wooden...

    The LaRue County High School baseball team will host a unique tournament Friday and Saturday. Only wooden bats will be used.

    The KHSAA allows high school teams to use aluminum bats but in this case, each team will receive wooden bats to the round-robin event.

    Somerset, DeSales and Adair County will visit Hodgenville for the Wooden Bat Classic, sponsored by Nall's Specialized Healing.

    LCHS is hosting the event for the first time although the Hawks have participated in similar wooden bat events at other locations.