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Today's Sports

  • Lady Hawks softball team...

    The LaRue County High School Lady Hawks softball team will conduct a softball clinic for girls 12 and younger Saturday, Feb. 28, at the high school field house.

    Registration is at 8:30 a.m. The clinic starts at 9 a.m. Cost is $20 per individual or $30 for multiple family members. All proceeds go to the softball program.

    For more information, call Jeff Shelton at 358-3384.

  • Lady Hawks win homecoming

    LaRue’s Lady Hawks defeated the Washington County Commanderettes 55-45 in their homecoming game Feb. 17.

    Washington County hit 39 percent of their field goal attempts and 33 percent of 3-pointers. LaRue hit 27.8 percent of field goal attempts and 17 percent of 3-pointers.

    LaRue’s free throws made the difference, hitting 64 percent of shots. LaRue hit 22 of 34 free throw attempts; Washington hit 7 of 23.

  • Wrestlers take seventh in state

    The LaRue County Mat Hawks finished the season at the KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament as runners up in the small school division and seventh overall. Four Mat Hawks finished in the top eight of their weight class.

    “I am proud of the way we competed,” said head coach Gary Canter. “Every match was a hard-fought affair and every point was important. Only eight points separated fifth from ninth place.”

  • LaRue boys advance in District...

    LaRue County became the first team to qualify for the boys' 5th Region basketball tournament with a vin Monday night in the 18th District Touranment opener at Hart County High School in Munfordville.

    The Hawks' 53-47 win over host Hart County moves LCHS into the district championship game Friday night. Both the winner and the runner-up advance to the eight-team regional tournament next week.

    The Hawks will face the winner of Tuesday night's matchup between top seeded Green County and Caverna.

  • Middle school wrestlers take...

    The slimmest of margins separated first from third at the middle school state wrestling tournament. In the end, the Mat Hawks fell short of winning their fourth straight middle school state championship, finishing in third place, just four points out of first place.

  • Softball organizational meeting...

    A girls’ youth softball meeting is planned tonight at the LaRue County Parks and Recreation building to organize the softball season. It begins at 7 p.m.

    Anyone interested in helping or coaching may attend. This meeting is not for signups. Signups will start in March.

    For more information, call Regina Devers at 234-6217.

  • Middle school wrestlers take...

    The slimmest of margins separated first from third last weekend at the middle school state wrestling tournament. In the end, the Mat Hawks fell short of winning their fourth straight middle school state championship, finishing in third place, just four points out of first place.

  • Sheldon earns state championship

    The LaRue County JV wrestlers traveled to St. Xavier High School this past Saturday and competed in the second annual JV state tournament. Out of 24 participating schools, the young Mat Hawks finished fifth. Three wrestlers medalled including one state champion.

    Freshman Dylan Sheldon earned state champion honors in the 112-pound class with victories over Jacob McCarthy of Bullitt Central, Damon Reed of Woodford County and Kris Jones of Franklin County. After pinning his first two opponents Sheldon won a hard fought contest with a 14-12 victory in his finals match. 

  • 11 Mat Hawks qualify for state...

    The LaRue County High School Mat Hawks qualified 11 wrestlers to the state tournament in Frankfort starting tomorrow. The Hawks had five regional champions, three regional runners-up and a second place team finish.

    Eight points separated first from second place this past weekend at the Region 2 wrestling tournament at Fort Knox on Saturday.

    John Hardin edged LaRue County for the wrestling crown for the second year in a row.

  • Hawks rebound from Taylor loss

    Taylor County tallied 14 straight points in the first quarter and never looked back in blasting the visiting LaRue County Hawks 79-49 on Friday night. It was the Hawks’ worst outing this season.

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