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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Paysen makes U of L softball team

    Former Lady Hawks softball standout Tesha Paysen has made the University of Louisville's softball squad after trying out last week.

    "I was really excited when I got the e-mail saying that I'd made the team," the freshman biology major and 2008 LCHS graduate said.

    Paysen set a school record for stolen bases last season with 86 and was named to the Fifth Region All Tournament team. During the summer, she was also named to the Kentucky All-State Softball's Class 2-A first team.

  • Lady Hawks top Adair, fall to...

    LaRue County High School's Lady Hawks won three and lost three volleyball matches at the Metcalfe County Hornetfest Tournament Friday and Saturday.

    On Saturday, LaRue topped Adair County 25-16, 25-16 and whipped Warren East 20-25, 25-23, 25-23 in their closest match of the tournament. Glasgow gouged the Lady Hawks 25-21, 25-21, and Monroe County prevailed in three sets, 21-25, 25-20, 25-16.

    Friday, McCreary Central topped LaRue 27-25, 25-14. The Lady Hawks slammed Metcalfe County 25-20, 25-16.

  • Lady Hawks top Adair, fall to...

    LaRue County High School's Lady Hawks won three and lost three volleyball matches at the Metcalfe County Hornetfest Tournament Friday and Saturday.

    On Saturday, LaRue topped Adair County 25-16, 25-16 and whipped Warren East 20-25, 25-23, 25-23 in their closest match of the tournament. Glasgow gouged the Lady Hawks 25-21, 25-21, and Monroe County prevailed in three sets, 21-25, 25-20, 25-16.

    Friday, McCreary Central topped LaRue 27-25, 25-14. The Lady Hawks slammed Metcalfe County 25-20, 25-16.

  • LaRue County High School...

    The LaRue County High School homecoming court members are front from left, seniors Haley Carrico, Whitley Lawless, Katie Perkins, Aletha Tharp; back, freshmen Megan Smith and Whitney McDowell; sophomores Leah Carter and Shelly Meredith; juniors Kristen Wells and Leann Carothers.

  • LaRue wins shootout with Glasgow

     

    The first play from scrimmage set the tone Friday night. LaRue County connected on a 63-yard touchdown pass and the scoring never slowed.

    The Hawks finished on top 56-48 in a double overtime for a home victory against Glasgow.

    Junior fullback Ryan Wafford accounted for 14 of his team’s 16 points in overtime and finished with three touchdowns and a conversion.

    It was the second time this season that the explosive Hawks had scored more than 50 in a victory. LaRue is now 3-1 on the season.

  • Hawks lose road game at Monroe...

    Monroe County scored twice in the final 10 seconds of the first half, digging a hole which LaRue wasn't able to climb out of as the Falcons posted a 37-15 varsity football victory at Tompkinsville Friday.

    "Those touchdowns were killers," Kelly Sandidge, LaRue's offensive coordinator, said. "We wound up scoring first in the second half, so if they hadn't scored those, we would have been right back in the ball game."