Today's Sports

  • 5th Region Tournament: Lady...

    The Lady Hawks’ season came to an end Tuesday night as they fell 25-12, 25-9 to Central Hardin in the 5th Region Volleyball Tournament quarterfinal match.

    The tournament is hosted at Nelson County.

    LaRue County (12-21) couldn't contend with Central Hardin's strong serving. The Lady Hawks opened each set with a lead, but the Lady Bruins answered back with runs.

    LaRue County led 1-0 in the first set before Central Hardin answered with three straight points and added a 5-0 run a few moments later to jump out to a 9-3 lead.

  • PHOTO: 4-H Teen Leadership...
  • Smith named to National All-Star...

    Brian “B.K.” Smith Jr., 12, of Louisville, has been named to the Third Annual Offense Youth All-American Bowl.
    Smith, who is a starting running back and starting linebacker for J’town Bulldogs will join dozens of peers in his age group nationwide in a East meet West clash that is part of a week long series of events leading up to the nationally-televised, sixth annual Offense-Defense All-American Bowl, an All-Star football game of similar format showcasing 80 of the top high school seniors in the country.

  • PHOTO: Radcliff Revolution

    5. LaRue County (86)
    3. Kristina Durbin, 22:03.09
    14. Amarah Reed, 24:19.32
    22. Amanda Brewer, 25:18.00
    25. Amanda Adyani, 25:28.33
    27. Sierra Schmidt, 25:35.22

    3. LaRue County (69)
    3. Adam Sandidge, 18:03.56
    11. Lucas Pepper, 20:12.29
    24. Randy Young, 22:23.54
    25. Nick Chantharasinh, 22:32.41
    48. Blake Heibert, 26:08.11

  • Lady Hawks advance to region play

    Behind the powerful hitting of senior Kayla McFee, the Green County Lady Dragons spiked their way to their ninth straight district championship.
    McFee had 10 of Green County’s 26 total kills as the Lady Dragons knocked off tournament host LaRue County, 25-10, 25-16 in the 18th District Volleyball Tournament championship Tuesday in Hodgenville.

  • Thompson breaks school record in...

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson carried the ball 22 times for a school record 354-yards for the Hawks as LaRue County defeated the Elizabethtown Panthers 57-44 Friday.
    Thompson broke Danny Embree’s 1979 record of 312 rushing yards on 25 carries, had 2.5 sacks, returned a fourth-quarter kickoff for a score and scored four more touchdowns as the Hawks clinched a home playoff berth.

  • ‘Radio’ inspires on screen and...

    What started as a visit to see her sister in South Carolina turned into much more than that for Nessa Love.
    Once at her sister’s house in Columbia, the Hodgenville resident began a spur-of-the moment drive to Anderson, a town a good hour and 45 minutes away, for a needle-in-the-haystack search for James Robert Kennedy, better known as Radio, a man about whom a movie was produced in 2003.

  • Sports Shorts: Updated 10-18

    Fun Day for youth soccer
    LaRue County Youth Soccer is having Fun Day for all ages 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 29 at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School soccer fields. There will be several games, contests and activities. For more information, contact Heather Cook at 270-505-4645 or h.cook69@yahoo.com.
    Benefit bike ride

  • FOOTBALL: Hawks prevail over E...

    Senior halfback Cody Thompson had 2.5 sacks, returned a fourth-quarter kickoff for a score and carried the ball 22 times for 354 yards and four more touchdowns as the LaRue County Hawks clinched a home playoff berth with a 57-44 win Friday night at Class 3-A, District 3 rival Elizabethtown.

    The host Panthers (0-8 overall, 0-2 district) took the lead twice in the fourth quarter on a pair of conversion receptions from senior Matt Morgan, who caught 16 passes for 204 yards and four touchdowns. However, Thompson answered immediately the next time the Hawks touched the ball.