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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Middle School Champs
  • Otis signs with Georgetown

     Bowling Green High School soccer player, Nicholas Otis, signs national letter of intent to play at Georgetown College. Otis led the Purples to the Kentucky State Tournament boys soccer Final Four last year and was named First Team All State during his senior year.

    “I selected Georgetown College because of both academics and soccer and I am excited about the opportunity to play soccer in college. Georgetown is a great school and I am looking forward to my next step,” he said.

  • PHOTO: Grand slam for great-...
  • SOFTBALL: Lady Hawks lose to...

    The Lady Hawks fell to Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals, 1-0, on Tuesday, May 13, in nine innings.

    The host Lady Hawks became the only team to hold the Lady Cardinals scoreless in regulation.

    Taylor’s Hannah Howard had the game-winning hit in the bottom of the ninth and also pitched all nine innings.

  • Girls' Sweet Sixteen moving

    The tourism community remains optimistic despite news that the KHSAA Girls’ Sweet Sixteen basketball tournament won’t be coming to Bowling Green in 2016-17.

    Vicki Fitch, executive director of the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, said there will be other opportunities for Bowling Green to bring in large crowds.

    “Of course we’re disappointed ... but we have other KHSAA events we’re securing,” Fitch said.

  • PHOTO: Senior Hawks honored
  • BASEBALL: Hawks beat North

    For such a young team, losing a plethora of close games has been somewhat demoralizing for the LaRue County Hawks.

    Thanks to senior Kody Key-Close, the host Hawks finally got one to go their way Monday.

    Facing a five-man infield, Key-Close’s line drive to center field was just over the outstretched glove of North Hardin sophomore A.J. Morales to score freshman Cameron Dawson and give LaRue County a 3-2 walkoff win in nine innings.

  • Next Cheer at WKU

     Three LaRue County High School seniors will be cheering this fall at Western Kentucky University. Emily Armes, Taylor Dawson and Meredith Lindsey survived the final cuts at the WKU tryouts.

    The tryout consisted of four days of intense workouts and interviews. Nearly 100 cheerleaders – including current WKU cheerleaders – from across the state and country tried out for the co-ed and all-girl squads.

  • PHOTO: Senior Lady Hawks honored

    The senior Lady Hawks and their parents were honored last week at a varsity softball game. From left, Samantha Drake, Peyton Gardner, Courtney Johnson and Brigitte Skaggs.

  • Paden honored by Cumberland...

     

    Former LaRue County High School wrestler Nick Paden has been named a Mid-South Conference Academic All-Conference Scholar Athlete. To be eligible to receive the award a student athlete must maintain a cumulative 3.25 GPA and be at least a sophomore.

    Through his sophomore year, Paden has a perfect 4.0 GPA in a dual major of mathematics and secondary education.

    Cumberland University had eight wrestlers to be named as Academic All-Conference Scholar Athletes, the most of any school in the conference.