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Today's Sports

  • Hard work takes Canter to head...

    Remember the question: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? Answer:  practice, practice, practice!        

    Hannah Canter has taken that answer to heart in high school soccer, and the practice has paid off.

    The LaRue County High School senior striker has scored 12 goals, 11 in her first three games, and practice has been a big part of that achievement.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Adair in three...

    LaRue County High School's Lady Hawks overpowered Adair County 25-7, 25-8 in varsity volleyball action at Hodgenville Thursday.

    "Allie Perkins, Kristin Thompson, and Brea Huhn did a fantastic job of passing the ball to target," said Lady Hawks' coach Ben Schell. "We were able to attack the ball on just about every point and that is due entirely to the great first passes our defensive players were supplying."

  • Huhns combine for 22 kills...

    Outside hitters Melanie and Brea Huhn combined for 22 kills, leading LaRue County High School past Campbellsville 25-20, 25-11 in varsity volleyball action at Campbellsville Thursday.

    "We've had a stretch for the last couple weeks in which we really haven't played well, but we've been able to compete and win," LaRue's coach, Ben Schell, said.

    "We made a lot of mistakes in the first game with Campbellsville, but finally got our act together and dominated game two."

  • Marion County tops LaRue

    Marion County smashed LaRue County 63-20 in a Class 4A high school football district game Friday night.

    Look for details in Wednesday's print edition of The LaRue County Herald News.

    The Hawks, now 3-4 on the season, play Elizabethtown at home Friday nght. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

    Here are other Friday night results for area teams:

    Allen County-Scottsville 46, Logan County 0

    Atherton 18, Breckinridge County 14

    Bullitt East 17, North Bullitt 14

    Danville 40, Bardstown 26

    Edmonson County 35, Adair County 0

  • Central Hardin edges LaRue, 31-27

    With slighly more than two minutes to play in the game Friday, LaRue County turned the ball over on downs.

    On the previous possession, the Hawks had shut down Central Hardin on three consecutive incompletions. But this drive would be different

    Central capitalized on the opportunity and sent LaRue home with a 31-27 defeat.

  • South Dixie scramble set for Oct...

    The South Dixie Charity Golf Scramble is a benefit event scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 11, at the LaRue County Country Club. Tee off is a 9 a.m.

    The entry fee is  $200 per team  or $50 per person. Participants without a team will be assigned.Winners will receive cash and prizes.

    All proceeds go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the WHAS Crusade for Children.

    For more information, call Tommy Locke at (270) 358-3710 or 369-0167 or

    Whitney Brooks at (270) 766-4042

  • Hawks fall in district play

    LaRue County dropped a 35-28 decision Friday to North Bullitt in the Hawks' first district game of the season. With the road loss, LaRue is now 3-2 ion the season.

    Look for details Wednesday in the print edition of The LaRue County Herald News.Coach Rodney Armes knew his LaRue County Hawks were in for an uphill climb Friday night when he saw a one-man wrecking crew, senior running back Dalton Cissell, cradle the opening kickoff and race untouched downfield 95 yards for North Bullitt's first score.

  • LaRue golfers tops in tourney

    LaRue entered Thursday's 18th District Cup play on the Hawks' home course four strokes behind Caverna, but when the score cards were turned in, the Hawks emerged with a two-stroke lead over the Colonels, 14 ahead of Green County, and 24 better than Hart.

    "We practiced alternate shot play a couple of times before Thursday, but no matter how you do in practice, it's hard to gauge the way it will go in a real match," said Rip Collins, LaRue's coach. "We've got three great senior leaders on this team, though, and they helped pull us through."

  • Hawks defeat Glasgow in double...

    It took two overtimes for LaRue County to overcome a strong Glasgow second half rally and beat the Scotties 56-48 at Hodgenville Friday.

    “Any win is a good win,” LaRue’s head coach Rodney Armes said, summarizing the tale of two quite different halves of football as the 2-1 Hawks hobbled a team which is still looking for its first win after four starts.

  • Lady Hawks tops at home tourney

    On Saturday, the LaRue County high school JV volleyball team hosted an eight-team tournament. By day's end, the Lady Hawks won the tournament defeating Marion County in two straight games.

    In pool play, the Lady Hawks opened play with an easy win over Adair County, 18-1. Adair was able to score a few points in the second game, but again came up short losing to the Lady Hawks 18-5.

    In the second game of the pool play, the Lady Hawks again had an easy time of it routing Bullit East 18-2 and 18-7.