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Today's Sports

  • Taylor tops LaRue by 30

    Taylor County tallied 14 straight points in the first quarter and never looked back in blasting visiting LaRue County 79-49 on Friday night.

    Chase Cox's 11 first-half points and eight more by Lloyd Stotts enabled the Cardinals to build a 39-16 halftime cushion.

    Tyler Hornback had nine for LaRue County in the first two frames, but the Hawks could get no closer than 19 in the second half.

  • Basketball homecoming...

    Homecoming ceremonies will add to the excitement Tuesday night as LaRue County's boys’ and girls’ basketball teams play their final home games of the season against Washington County. But both teams also have key milestones in reach on the court.

    Following Saturday night's 73-62 triumph over Logan County, the Hawks are one victory away from a 20-win season.

    The Lady Hawks, who have a 13-10 record, can ensure themselves of a winning season with a victory Tuesday over the 5-16 visitors.

  • New athletic building permits...

    Thanks to donations from many sources, LaRue County High School has a 110x150-foot indoor practice facility that allows the school’s athletes to continue their drills, no matter what the weather is outside.

    “It offers everyone who uses it a more competitive advantage,” Sam Sanders, the district’s superintendent, said of the building located between the track and baseball field. “Not only do sports teams use it, but marching band has also practiced there.”

  • LaRue finishes second in region

    LaRue County finished second, 8.5 points behind defending champion John Hardin, in the Region 2 wrestling meet Saturday at Fort Knox.

    John Hardin won five individual championships, including three coming against the Hawks, to pull away. The final margin in the team competition was 224.5-216.

    Here are results from regional championship matches involving members of the Mat Hawks:

  • Mat Hawks earn five top seeds in...

    Last year the LaRue County High School mat Hawks fell a few points short of winning their 10th regional championship in as many years. This year, the goal before the present wrestling team from day one’s practice, was to return to the top spot on the podium as a team at the regional level. On Saturday, starting at 10:30 a.m. at Fort Knox high school, the team will try to accomplish that goal.

  • Youth soccer registration planned

    LaRue County Youth Soccer will hold another registration for spring league soccer 3-5 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Hodgenville Elementary School gym.

    League fees are $30 and uniforms, if needed, are $20. There will be a late registration fee of $10 and late registrants may not be guaranteed a spot on a team.

    This registration is open for new and returning who played or would have played 8-and-younger and older last fall. Contact B.J. Eads at 325-4430 or Bill Hawkins at 358-2213 for more information.

  • Lady Hawks defeat Grayson

    Sophomore guard Lyndsay Whitlock scored 21 points, leading the LaRue County Lady Hawks to their sixth win in eight games with a 63-62 victory over visiting Grayson County Feb. 2.

    Whitlock also had six rebounds, three rebounds and one steal, while twin sister Valerie Whitlock chipped in with 14 points, three assists, two rebounds and one steal.

    Eighth-grade guard Anna Bowling added 13 points and one assist and freshman guard/forward Shana Zajdel had eight points, four rebounds and three assists.

    Scoring:

  • Hawks continue winning ways over...

    Host LaRue County (17-3) built a 20-point lead in the first half and held on for a 63-51 win Feb. 3 over Meade County.

    Senior post Bryan Bault had 22 points, seven rebounds, four steals and one block for the Hawks (16-3), winners of 3-of-4.

    LaRue County senior forward Tyler Hornback just missed a double-double (19 points, nine rebounds) and senior guard Christian Seymour added 11 points, four steals and two assists.

    Scoring:

  • Yard sale, soup supper benefit...

    Two benefits for the Lady Hawks softball team are set for Feb. 14.

    The team will have a yard sale 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 14 in the LCMS cafeteria. Beginning at noon, you can purchase a 22-gallon bag for $5 and fill it with as many items as possible.

    For more information, call Melissa Enlow at 763-3517.

  • Hawks avenge only 18th District...

    BOYS' VARSITY BASKETBALL

    LaRue County avenged an earlier loss to Green County and earned the top spot in the 18th District standings.

    The boys' varsity basketball team is 17-3 on the season following Friday night's 61-58 win in Greensburg. The Hawks' only loss in district play came Jan. 9 at home against Green County.

    Next up for the Hawks is a Tuesday night game at Nelson County. The team makes another road trip Friday to Taylor County. The next scheduled home game is Saturday, Feb. 14, against Logan County.

    GIRLS' VARSITY BASKETBALL