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Today's Sports

  • Young wrestlers excel at region

    The LaRue County youth wrestlers traveled to St. Xavier High School in Louisville Feb. 28 to compete in the Kentucky Elementary Region 2 Wrestling Tournament. LaRue sent 20 wresters to compete; 17 came home with medals.

    Six came home with first-place trophies – Tristin Brown, Tyger Hall, Seth Brooks, Mason Ray, Tharon Blair and Brandon Huffman.

    Five took second – Chase Puyear, Tootie Franklin, Bryson Puyear, David Huffman and Jesse Walters.

    Five were third – Dalton Bell, Stiles Metcalf, Carter Sheldon, Jake Gardner and Austin Waggoner.

  • Youth softball sign-ups begin

    Girls' youth softball sign-ups will be 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 14, 6-8 p.m. March 19 and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 21 at LaRue County Parks and Recreation. Leagues are planned for ages 8-and-younger through age 14.

     

  • Young grapplers compete Friday

    LaRue County Youth Wrestling will host the second annual Hawks Challenge 6 p.m. March 20 at LaRue County Middle School gym.

    Hodgenville Elementary School will challenge Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

    Admission is $1 for adults and free for students under 18.

    A special presentation of the 2009 Elementary School State participants and champions will precede the duals.

    For more information, contact coach Chris Grimm at 502-724-5953 or lcyouthwrestling@aol.com.

    HES lineup

    Conner Lambert

    Tanner Lasley

    Derek Durbin

  • Young grapplers compete Friday

    LaRue County Youth Wrestling will host the second annual Hawks Challenge 6 p.m. March 20 at LaRue County Middle School gym.

    Hodgenville Elementary School will challenge Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

    Admission is $1 for adults and free for students under 18.

    A special presentation of the 2009 Elementary School State participants and champions will precede the duals.

    For more information, contact coach Chris Grimm at 502-724-5953 or lcyouthwrestling@aol.com.

    HES lineup

    Conner Lambert

    Tanner Lasley

    Derek Durbin

  • Young grapplers compete Friday

    LaRue County Youth Wrestling will host the second annual Hawks Challenge 6 p.m. March 20 at LaRue County Middle School gym.

    Hodgenville Elementary School will challenge Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.

    Admission is $1 for adults and free for students under 18.

    A special presentation of the 2009 Elementary School State participants and champions will precede the duals.

    For more information, contact coach Chris Grimm at 502-724-5953 or lcyouthwrestling@aol.com.

    HES lineup

    Conner Lambert

    Tanner Lasley

    Derek Durbin

  • Bowfishing seminars to be...

    The Passing on the Tradition support group has teamed with the Kentucky Department of Parks to offer four free training seminars on bowfishing at resort parks across the state during 2009.

    The first seminar is March 20-21 at Rough River Dam State Resort Park.  

  • LaRue’s region hopes...

    LaRue County scored the game’s first five points, but John Hardin tallied the next 14 points and then used a 17-8 third quarter to end the Hawks’ season 70-58 in the first round of the 5th Region Tournament on March 5 in the Roby Dome at Marion County High School.

  • Estes, Armes form team in home...

    Two LaRue County educators have entered the business side of health drinks.

    Chris Estes, a physical education and health teacher at LaRue County Middle School and triathlete, was looking for a healthful beverage to enhance his training. He heard about Zija, an all-natural drink high in several nutrients, and was impressed by its results.

    Zija is made from roots, leaves and pods of the moringa plant, the 2008 National Institute of Health plant of the year. The plant has high amounts of calcium, vitamin C and potassium.

  • Bryan Bault's play...

    A LaRue County High School senior was honored Tuesday night following the 5th Region Tournament finals.

    Bryan Bault, the Hawks' 6-foot-3 center, was named to the All-Tournament Team. The announcement was made at Marion County High School, the tournament's site.

    Bault was recognized for his play in the Hawks' 70-58 loss March 5 to John Hardin in the tournament's first round. He scored 14 points, including a pair of 3-point baskets.

    He also was named to the All-District Team after LaRue County won the 12th District title.

  • LaRue has 6 elementary school...

    Thirty-five teams entered the Kentucky Elementary School State Wrestling Tournament Saturday.

    LaRue County’s team placed eighth with six wrestlers bringing home state championships. Ten others were awarded medals.

    LaRue took only 19 wrestlers to the meet, whereas some of the larger schools brought 40 to 50 athletes.

    State champions were Tharon Blair, Bryson Puyear, Tristin Brown, Tyger Hall, Marquis “Tootie” Franklin and Mason Ray.