Today's Sports

  • Hawks are 18th District champs

    The LaRue County Hawks varsity basketball team overcame a very stubborn Green County Dragon team 55-48 in the 18th District title game Feb. 27 at Caverna High School in overtime.

    Green County senior guard John Stone hit a runner in the lane to tie the game at 44 to send the game into overtime, but LaRue County scored 11 points to Green County’s four to clinch the victory. 

  • Newberry's perfect season...

    Heading into the 2010 Kentucky Wrestling State Championship, LaRue County High School sophomore Drew Newberry was looking to become LaRue County’s seventh state champion and be the third to win his state championship with an undefeated record.

    He accomplished both feats pinning his opponent in the final in three minutes and 59 seconds and becoming the youngest wrestler in school history to win a state championship and be undefeated.

  • LaRue slips by Taylor County in...

  • Lady Hawks' district hopes...

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

    Green went on the win the district title with a 59-48 victory over Hart County in Friday night's championship game. It was the fourth straight year that Green earned the district title.

  • Jimmy Shaw named Referee of the...

    A former LaRue County High School student received recognition at the state wrestling tournament.

    Former wrestler Jimmy Shaw, a regional and state champion in 1999, was selected by the Kentucky Wrestling Coaches’ Association as its Referee of the Year.

    Central Hardin High School wrestling coach Russ Pike, who wrestled for Central Hardin at the same time Shaw wrestled for the Hawks, said he voted for Shaw.

  • 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.