Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Shotput

    Junior Norman Sanders throws the shotput for the LaRue County High School Track and Field team.

  • BASEBALL: Hard-hitting Hawks...

    The Hawks picked up three wins in two days, running their winning streak to 12 by beating Grayson County, 5-3 on Tuesday, April 28 and sweeping an April 27 doubleheader with 18th District rival Caverna.
    * Junior Colby Skaggs scored on a fielder’s choice and freshman Brandon Cecil scored on a sacrifice to lift LaRue County past the Cougars (15-7).
    Sophomore Cameron Dawson hit a three-run homer in the third, giving the Hawks a 3-0 lead. Grayson County tied it in the fourth.

  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks hammer Hart

    Senior Emillee Cundiff struck out seven and scattered six hits as the host Lady Hawks rolled past Fort Knox’s Lady Eagles, 9-3, on April 28.
    Junior Delany Eastridge had two singles and two RBIs for LaRue County, which led 5-0 after the first and won its fourth straight. Cundiff helped herself with a two-run single in the Lady Hawks’ four-run sixth inning.
    Fort Knox pulled within 5-3 in the third as freshman Olivia Nieto had a two-run single and eighth-grader Lakyn Miller hit an RBI single.

  • LaRue student-athletes to be...

    The LaRue County Athletics Department has nominated several students for the fourth annual News-Enterprise Select Preps Banquet May 8 at First Christian Church in Elizabethtown.

    The banquet highlights the performance of student-athletes on the playing field, in the classroom and life in general.

    Area schools being recognized include LaRue County High School, Central Hardin, John Hardin, North Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox and North Hardin Christian High Schools.

    LaRue nominees are:

  • PHOTO: LCMS Volleyball

    Members of the LaRue County Middle School volleyball team are front from left,  Samantha Martin, Olivia Hazelwood, Kelsey Hornback, Meredith Glenn, Haleigh Jurcak, Kenzi Fulkerson; middle, Grace Ramey, Shelby Williamson, Taylor Newton, Alexis Grimes, Malerie Skaggs, Makenzie Hornback, Daisy Graham; back, Coach Kendrick Bryan, Haley McDowell, Bella Venegas, Lily Constant, Bailey Rogers, Kyla Miller, Karli Mattingly, Holly Yingling, Abigail Hazelwood and Coach Elizabeth Lockett.

  • PHOTO: Relay team

    Members of the girls’ 4x200 relay team are from left, freshman Peyton Murray, sophomore Savia Brashear; eighth-grader Jackie Rigdon; and freshman Jessi O’Bryan.

  • PHOTO: 8th grade volleyball team...

    Members of the eight-grade Lady Hawks Volleyball Team were recognized at their last home game. From left, Lily Constant, Meredith Glenn, Daisy Graham, Abigail Hazelwood, Haley McDowell, Taylor Newton, Bailey Rogers and Malerie Skaggs.

  • PHOTO: JV pitch

     Starting pitcher Jacob Gentry put a pitch over the plate in an April 30 JV game. The catcher is Caleb Heady. The Hawks lost the game.

  • PHOTO: Tennis seniors honored

    Senior members of the LaRue County High School tennis teams were honored. From left, Madison Lee, Caitlin Lewis, John Michael Lawler, Cayleigh Allen and Rachel Wolf.

  • Lady Hawks' Wootton steps...

    Lady Hawk Coach Travis Wootton resigned April 28 after guiding LaRue County to 158 wins and back-to-back appearances in the Girls’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament championship game.

    His decision means he will have more time to spend with his sons, 10-year-old Tate and 6-year-old Cooper.

    “I just felt like I was ready to step off the gas a little bit,” said Wootton. “I’ve gone full-tilt for 10 years now. I felt like I was missing out on some things with my family, and there were some times I felt tired.”