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Today's Sports

  • PHOTO: Freshman Champs
  • Cheerleaders win 12th at...

    The LaRue County cheerleaders were able to snatch the 12th spot in the nation at last weekend’s National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

    According to coach Renee Wright, it came down to hard work, and having their best performances at the right time.

    The team competed in the Small Varsity Division II. After three rounds of competition, with teams being trimmed after each round, the squad earned a high spot in the contest.

  • Green clips Lady Hawks by a...

    The Lady Hawks dropped a district game Feb. 6 to Green County.

    The Lady Dragons, undefeated in 18th District play, made seven of their first 14 3-pointers to build a 44-29 halftime lead and then held on for the 75-62 victory.

    Green County wrapped up district play with a perfect 6-0 record to earn the top seed. The Lady Dragons will face fourth-seeded Hart County in the district tournament semifinals.

  • Last shot for Sheffer

    For LaRue County senior Caleb Sheffer, basketball isn’t just a game. It’s been a part of his life since childhood. As long as he can remember, Sheffer has been playing basketball, either on little league teams or school teams.

    A longtime player, Sheffer’s love for the game is what spurs him on.

    “[I’ve] always enjoyed it,” he said, laughing. “It’s a fun thing to play.”

    Sheffer also played football for the first time this year. As is the norm, he enjoyed the challenge of learning a new sport.

  • Patriot grapplers battle...

    The Patriot Grapplers got their first true test of the season on Jan. 14 when they hosted Campbellsville University. The Tigers came into the match ranked fourth in the latest coaches’ poll.

    The Patriots won two weight classes against the Tigers, both by pin. In the 197 division, B.J. Carman, a former Mat Hawk, scored a pin over Evan Decker just 18 seconds into the opening period.

  • Lady Hawks rely on freshman’s...

    Mallory Williams knew this season would be quite different from the previous two years, when she was a key reserve on a LaRue County team which advanced to the 5th Region Tournament final in back-to-back years for the first time in school history.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks lose by 1

    GREENSBURG — The LaRue County Hawks almost pulled off an incredible comeback Friday night, but instead they experienced tremendous heartbreak.

    After trailing by 16 less than 4 minutes in, the Hawks trimmed the deficit to 30-28 at halftime and took their first lead in the third quarter. They battled back from a five-point deficit with 1:24 left to take a 67-66 lead with 9.5 seconds remaining.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks drop...

    The Lady Hawks dropped a district game Feb. 6 to Green County.

    The Lady Dragons, undefeated in 18th District play, made seven of their first 14 3-pointers to build a 44-29 halftime lead and then held on for the 75-62 victory.

    Green County wrapped up district play with a perfect 6-0 record to earn the top seed. The Lady Dragons will face fourth-seeded Hart County in the district tournament semifinals.

  • BASKETBALL: Hawks fall to Bullitt

    BULLITT CENTRAL 55, LARUE COUNTY 42. The homestanding Hawks (11-9) were held to 31.8 percent from the field as they lost their third straight and for the fourth time in five games.

    Senior forward Caleb Sheffer led LaRue County with 18 points and 10 rebounds, while freshman guard Kane Harris added eight points and four assists.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson chipped in with seven points and six rebounds for the Hawks, who were 0-for-11 from the 3-point arc and 14-of-44 overall.

    BULLITT CENTRAL 55, LARUE COUNTY 42

  • Free parking available for Lady...

    Fans can enjoy free parking at E.A. Diddle Arena for the remainder of the Lady Topper Basketball season.

    Free parking will be available in parking structure 1 (PS1) and in the upper floors of parking structure 2 (PS2) for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. The first floor of PS2 will continue to be reserved for HAF members. Fans can contact the HAF office at 270-745-5321 for more information on Hilltopper Athletic Foundation memberships. Individuals in the varsity level ($100) receive reserved parking in PS2 for Lady Topper Basketball games.