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Today's Sports

  • Several honored at Select Preps...

    LaRue County senior Ivy Brown had an idea once the first sentence was read about the Female Athlete of the Year it was about her.

    Brown was among the Select Preps winners during Friday’s banquet at First Christian Church. This was the third installment of Select Preps, which was launched by The News-Enterprise in 2012 to recognize the total package of student-athletes. It encompasses what a student-athlete does in the classroom and the community as well as in athletics.

  • TENNIS: REGION

    The LaRue County High School tennis teams competed last week in the 5th Region Tennis Tournament at the Freeman Lake Tennis Complex.

    Doubles

    The LaRue County duo of freshman Bella Garcia and eighth-grader Karrington Donahue  fell in the first round to Campbellsville senior Emily Haley and sophomore Brittany Ford, 6-3, 1-6, 11-9.

    LaRue’s Cayleigh Allen and Caitlin Lewis defeated Kara Girdley and Abby McKim of Nelson County, 6-4, 6-4.

  • TRACK AND FIELD: Lincoln Trail...

    Lincoln Trail Heartland Conference

    May 6

    Elizabethtown Athletic Complex:

    TEAM RESULTS (9 TEAMS)

      8. LaRue County

     

    INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

    100-Meter Dash

    11. Kyle Edlin, 12.88

    14. Maysn Cobb, 13.94

     

    200-Meter Dash

    11. Austin Parrish, 25.07

    13. Randy Young, 26.19

     

    400-Meter Dash

    4. Randy Young, 53.98

  • Adventure Race Series to be held...

    Kentucky State Parks will host the 2014 Unbridled Adventure Race Series, three adventure races that will test participants’ physical and mental skills for beginners and veteran racers.

    The series is being conducted at Kentucky State Parks in partnership with Flying Squirrel Adventures.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks drop two

      The Lady Hawks lost, 9-8, May 5 to Elizabethtown’s Lady Panthers.

    The homestanding Lady Hawks were behind 4-0 in the top of the second when they started hitting the ball.

  • BASEBALL: Hawks defeat Bulldogs

     Entering Monday’s game at 5th Region rival John Hardin on a season-worst eight-game losing streak, the LaRue County Hawks were badly in need of a pick-me-up.

    Sophomore Colby Skaggs pulled the Hawks out of their slide, throwing a complete-game four-hitter as LaRue County beat the Bulldogs, 5-2.

    Skaggs struck out three and walked three as the Hawks (6-20) won for the first time since April 17 in beating John Hardin (12-14) for the second time this season.

  • Track and Field Results

      LARUE COUNTY 

    ALL-COMERS

    April 17

    Girls 100-Meter Dash

    4. Meredith Lindsey – 14.44

  • TRACK AND FIELD: LaRue All-Comers

    LaRue County All-Comers

    April 19

    LCHS

    Boys 100-Meter Dash

    4. Kyle Edlin, 12.54

    7. Blake Merryman, 12.84

    11. Hunter Thomas, 13.74

     

    Boys 200-Meter Dash

    1. Austin Parrish, 23.94

    4. Kyle Edlin, 25.34

    10. Hunter Thomas, 28.50

    12. Andrew Hutchins, 32.37

     

    Boys 400-Meter Run

    2. Randy Young, 53.37

  • VARSITY SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks...

     The Lady Hawks defeated Bardstown Bethlehem 7-1 April 30.

    Seniors Courtney Johnson and Brigitte combined to go 5-for-7 with four doubles and four RBIs as the visiting Lady Hawks knocked off their 5th Region foe, snapping the Banshee’s seven-game winning streak.

    Skaggs was 2-for-3 with two doubles and three RBIs, while Johnson went 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI. She struck out four while allowing four hits, two walks and one unearned run in a complete game.

    Sophomore Delany Eastridge added a two-run double.

  • Brience Willian: Rookie Referee...

    Brience Willian of LaRue County, and former LCHS wrestler, was honored at the Kentucky Wrestling Official Association banquet held April 27 at Hodgenville City Hall. He received the David M. Barnett Rookie of the Year Award. The award is voted on by KWOA members in good standing. Above, Willian, center, is presented the award by Chris Shaw, left, and Andrew Dennsion.