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  • 5th Region Tournament: Hawks...

     LEBANON –The shots weren’t falling for the Elizabethtown Panthers in the early going Thursday night, so they turned to their defense to ignite them.

    And once the Panthers knocked down a few, it was smooth sailing from there against the LaRue County Hawks.

  • 5th Region Tournament schedule...

    Mother Nature must not be a basketball fan.

    After postponing and canceling games during the regular season, Mother Nature has done the same in the postseason, pushing back the opening games of the 5th and 3rd Region tournaments after the area was hit with snow, sleet and ice.

    “You just have to deal with what Mother Nature gives you,” LaRue County coach Paul Childress said. “Everyone is dealing with it. There’s nothing you can do about it. You just have to be able to roll with it.”

  • PHOTO: Personal best

    Adam Sandidge, a student at LaRue County High School, competed at the University of Kentucky – Kentucky High School Invitational – on Feb. 22, setting a personal best time.

  • SPORTS SHORTS - March 5, 2014

    LaRue County Youth Softball draft
    Youth league girls softball draft is Sunday, March 9 at the white building by the high school baseball field. This is also the last day to sign your child up for softball. Bring your glove, helmet and bat. Drafts: 2 p.m. for ages 3-9; 4:30 p.m. for ages 10-12.

    Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble

  • PHOTO: Travelin' man

    Connor Baker, a member of the fifth-grade traveling basketball team, brought the ball down court at a Nelson County gym.

  • Weather affects 5th Region...

    UPDATE: The Girls' 5th Region Tournament games for Tuesday night have been postponed because of weather for the second consecutive day.

    Elizabethtown was scheduled to play Adair County after the Nelson County-Caverna matchup. The games will be played Wednesday. Nelson County and Caverna play at 6 p.m. followed by Elizabethtown and Adair County at 8 p.m.

  • 5th REGION TOURNAMENT: Hawks...

     Area rivals will meet in the Boys’ 5th Region Tournament for the first time in more than a decade, while familiar foes could play one another once again in the postseason.

    The 17th District champion Elizabethtown Panthers (21-8) face rival and 18th District runner-up LaRue County (16-13) at 6 p.m. at Wednesday in the quarterfinals at Marion County’s Roby Dome.

  • LADY HAWKS: Region draw

    Girls' 5th Region Draw: LaRue County vs. North Hardin at 6:30 pm Tuesday; Marion County vs. Bethlehem at 8.

    Games will be played at Nelson County.

  • Hawks fall to Green in District...

     HORSE CAVE – After playing so well to start the fourth quarter, the LaRue County Hawks were left to wonder what might have been had they not dug so big of a hole Friday night.

    Second-seeded LaRue County trailed the top-seeded Green County Dragons by 25 late in the third quarter and rallied to within single digits, but the deficit was too great to dig out of in an 85-68 loss in the Boys’ 18th District Tournament title game at Caverna.

  • Lady Hawks are District Champs

    HORSE CAVE — The LaRue County Lady Hawks matched history Thursday night as Ivy Brown made history.

    The program’s all-time leading scorer poured in a career-high 38 points as the top-seeded Lady Hawks won consecutive Girls’ 18th District Basketball Tournament titles for the first time since 1994-95 with a convincing 78-49 win over the third-seeded Caverna Lady Colonels at the Caverna Sportatorium.