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Today's Sports

  • Sports Shorts

    Chili supper to benefit softball team

    The Lady Hawk Softball Team will host a fundraiser chili supper 5-8 p.m. Jan. 9 at the LaRue County High School cafeteria prior to the basketball game. Tickets are $5 for adults; $3 for under-10. See a softball player for tickets or purchase at door. If school is closed due to inclement weather, the chili supper will be held 5-8 p.m. Jan. 16. For more information, call Angela Hughes at 270-766-9687.

    Little League Basketball Schedule – ALES gym

  • Cold first quarter dooms Lady...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks got off to a rough start Friday afternoon and were never able to recover.

    The Lady Hawks turned the ball over on their first seven possessions before senior Alyson Yingling made two free throws. LaRue County’s first field goal didn’t come until 1:32 left in the first quarter after seven more turnovers.

    The results was a double-digit deficit, which the Lady Hawks could never dig out of in a 66-43 loss to the Boyle County Lady Rebels in the Bluegrass Cellular Classic at Central Hardin.

  • Childress breaks wins record

    With a win against Menifee County last week, Paul Childress took his place in the record books, as he became the winningest coach in the history of LaRue County High School Basketball. With his 159th win, Childress moved ahead of Corky Cox for the most all-time.

    Coming in to the season, Cox ranked first, with a record of 158-117 over the course of 10 seasons from 1958 to 1968. Childress had 155 wins to 105 losses over nine seasons.

  • Mat Hawks wrestle illness

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks and coaches have been battling the flu.

    Coach Eric Burrell said six of his wrestlers were ill during the holidays.

    The team competed at the Meade County Tsunami Duals Dec. 22-23, going 6-4.

    The Hawks defeated Central 42-30; Corydon, Indiana, 60-18; DeSales, 48-12; Iroquois, 36-31; and Apollo 48-27. They blanked Fort Knox, 66-0.

    The team fell to Central Hardin, 40-34; Christian County, 48-30; Wayne County, 39-37; and Meade County, 45-24.

     Individual results

    106 - Stiles Metcalf 8-2

  • Hawks win Holiday Classic

    Micah Wiseman came through in the clutch for the LaRue County Hawks.

    The senior guard drilled the game-winning 3-pointer as time expired to give the host Hawks a 60-57 win over Bardstown Bethlehem in the National Guard Holiday Classic championship game.

    Wiseman hit 5-of-7 from the arc and scored 23 for LaRue County (6-5), which won its own tournament for the fifth straight year.

    Senior forward Caleb Sheffer chipped in with 14 points and eight rebounds, while sophomore guard Cameron Dawson chipped in with 10 points, three assists and two steals.

  • BASKETBALL: Lady Hawks fall in...

    The LaRue County Lady Hawks got off to a rough start Friday afternoon and were never able to recover.

    The Lady Hawks turned the ball over on their first seven possessions before senior Alyson Yingling made two free throws. LaRue County’s first field goal didn’t come until 1:32 left in the first quarter after seven more turnovers.

    The results was a double-digit deficit, which the Lady Hawks could never dig out of in a 66-43 loss to the Boyle County Lady Rebels in the Bluegrass Cellular Classic at Central Hardin.

  • Hawks win own tournament

    Micah Wiseman came through in the clutch for the LaRue County Hawks.

    The senior guard drilled the game-winning 3-pointer as time expired to give the host Hawks a 60-57 win over Bardstown Bethlehem in the National Guard Holiday Classic championship game.

    Wiseman hit 5-of-7 from the arc and scored 23 for LaRue County (6-5), which won its own tournament for the fifth straight year.

    Senior forward Caleb Sheffer chipped in with 14 points and eight rebounds, while sophomore guard Cameron Dawson chipped in with 10 points, three assists and two steals.

  • BASKETBALL: LaRue downs...

    LARUE COUNTY 57, CRITTENDEN COUNTY 46. Senior forward Caleb Sheffer had 19 points, six steals, four rebounds and three assists to lead the Hawks (5-5) back into the championship of their own National Guard Holiday Classic for the eighth straight season.

    Sophomore guard Cameron Dawson added 16 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals for LaRue County, which shot 47.6 percent (20-of-42) from the field.

    Senior guard Micah Wiseman and freshman guard Bryson Cobb each scored nine.

  • LaRue County Middle School...

    Dec. 15-20

    Seventh-grade

    Overall Record 7-6 (5-4 in Conference)

     

    LaRue 52, Russell 44

    Leading scorers: Mason Bandurske 16, Chase Childress 11, Jeremiah Belton 6, Dalton Underwood 6

    The Hawks were down by 4 points at halftime but a 30-18 second half helped the Hawks pull away at Russell County.

     

    LaRue 39, Adair 45

    Leading scorers: Mason Bandurske 10, Chandler McLaughlin 9, Jeremiah Belton 7, Wyatt Pearman 7

  • Lady Hawks downed at the buzzer

    Clinging to a 44-43 lead with 15 seconds left, the Lady Hawks (6-6) missed the front end of a one-and-one and Franklin-Simpson hit a 3 at the buzzer to win it in the Farmers National Bank Holiday Classic at South Warren. The game determined fifth-place in the tournament which ended Monday.

    The game was 8-all at the end of the first quarter and the Lady Hawks had a three-point lead at the end of the half.