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LCHS ATHLETIC HOF – JOHN EMBREE

John Embree   Football, Basketball, Track (1966-1970) Conference Track Champion in four events: Triple Jump, Long Jump, High Jump, and Hurdles Region Track Champion in Triple, Long, High Jump, along with the Hurdles State Champion in the Long and Triple Jump against all classes Received Scholarship to play football at Western Kentucky University Played five

LCHS ATHLETIC HOF INDUCTEE – TERRY SANDIDGE

Terry Sandidge     Teacher, Basketball/Baseball Coach, Administrator, Photographer (1958-present)                           Sports photographer 1983-present. Taken Sports action photos at all LCHS sporting events since 1981. He has taken team and individual photos since 1983. Has provided photos at team sports banquets and to the yearbook

LCHS ATHLETIC HOF INDUCTEE – DANNY ROCK

Danny Rock Football, Basketball, Track (1963-1967) All-State Football 1965-1966 All Conference Football 1964-1966 Co-Captain Football 1965-1966 Held the record for most tackles made in a game at 23 for 15 years Lead the team in tackles as a defensive lineman in 1966 Full football scholarship to the University of Cincinnati and started as defensive end

LCHS ATHLETIC HOF INDUCTEE – JACK MITCHELL

Jack Mitchell            Football, Track, Cross Country Coach, Teacher (1964-1994) Began his coaching career as an Asst. Football Coach with Clarence Caple in 1964 Started the track program in 1966 Started the cross country program in 1967 Won the Hawks first region championship in track in 1969 Region Track Champs during 1970-1973 seasons Won the

LCHS ATHLETIC HOF INDUCTEE – CORTLAND “CORKY” COX

Cortland “Corky” Cox Basketball Coach, Administrator (1958-1986) Played Baseball and Basketball at University of Louisville Teacher/Coach/Athletic Director @ Hodgenville High School (1955-1958) and LCHS (1958-1968) Principal of LCHS from 1968-1981; Worked at Central Office from 1981 to 1986; retired from education in 1986 Overall Basketball Coaching Record: 247-133 (3) Conference Champions; (5) District Championships; (3)

HOPPES DRIVEN TO SUCCEED

Article appeared in the January 2 edition of the LaRue County Herald News There is a great quote that reads: Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.  Such is the case for LaRue County Hawks Sophomore wrestler Thomas Hoppes, who has quietly made a name for himself on the

Mat Hawks finish 4th at the 18-team Tates Creek Inv.

The LaRue County Mat Hawks competed Saturday at the Tates Creek Invitational in Lexington, KY. The team placed 4th place out of 18 teams. The Hawks sent 11 wrestlers to compete with 8 Hawks placing in the top 6. Sophomore 220lber Zack Kail went 2-2 on the day finishing 5th place and Junior 160lber Chris Morton also

VERDA HACKER JERSEY RETIREMENT

In an effort to acknowledge and honor some of the players who have contributed to the LaRue County Lady Hawks history, we will be recognizing players whose numbers have been retired.  Tonight’s deserving honoree is Mrs. Verda Dunn Hacker.  Verda played for the Lady Hawks from 1975 to 1981.  She was a three time member

KC GOODIN RECOGNIZED

Due to coaching responsibilities the LCHS Athletic Department wanted to recognize KC Goodin at a Home Basketball game.  He, along with his family were recognized last night at LCHS. The formal recognition will be January 25.

HOPPES/SHELTON CHAMPS AT WOODFORD CO. INV.

The LaRue County Mat Hawks competed Friday and Saturday at the Woodford County Invitational in Versailles, KY. The team placed a respectable 10th place out of 30 teams. Many top ranked teams were there, with 4 of the top 10 ranked teams in the state represented there. The Hawks sent 18 wrestlers to compete, all seeing

WARNER BRYAN

article written December 16 and featured in the LC Herald News on December 19, 2018 WARNER BRYAN PERSEVERANCE Newt Gingrich is quoted as saying “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.”  On February 23, junior Hawks Basketball player Warner Bryan went up for

Presley Brown Jersey Retired

In an effort to acknowledge and honor some of the players who have contributed to the LaRue County Lady Hawks history, we will be recognizing players whose numbers have been retired.  Tonight’s deserving honoree is Miss Presley Brown.  Presley played for the Lady Hawks from 2012 to 2018.  As one of the most naturally gifted

HAWKS TAKE BIG BROTHERS DUALS TOURNEY!

The LaRue County Hawks traveled to Danville to wrestle in the Boyle County Big Brother Duals. The Hawks saw success by going 5-0 on the day, winning the High School division and overall program championship alongside the Middle School team. In pools, the Hawks defeated regional competitor Daviess County 66-15, Danville 63-18, and McCreary Central

SERVICE WITH A SMILE

article posted in 11-27-18 Herald News…. BAILEY ROGERS SERVICE WITH A SMILE Jon Gordon, an American author and speaker on the topics of leadership, culture, sales and teamwork said “You don’t have to be great to serve, but you have to serve to be great.”  Lady Hawks Senior basketball player Bailey Rogers epitomizes what it

Lady Hawks Great Lisa Phillips Recognized

photos by Terry Sandidge In an effort to acknowledge and honor some of the players who have contributed to the LaRue County Lady Hawks history, we will be recognizing players whose numbers have been retired.  The first of these deserving honorees is Miss Lisa Phillips.  Lisa played for the Lady Hawks from 1984 to 1990. 

WRESTLING recap from Oldham Co. Super Duals

The LaRue County Hawks traveled to Oldham County to compete in the Oldham County Superduals. The team finished 3-2 on the day, defeating Central Hardin, John Hardin, and South Oldham and losing close matches Jeffersonville, IN and Oldham County. Overall Record 3-2 LaRue over Central Hardin 40-36 Jeffersonville over LaRue 43-33 LaRue over John Hardin

2018-2019 LC CHEER

Back L-R:  Head Coach Taylor Dawson Olivia Bingham, Andreya Crewz, Kimberly Vasquez, Haley Dile, Asst. Coach Haylee McGaw Middle L-R:  Shelby Firquin, Katherine Nall, KeKe Weathers, Haleigh Jurcak, Maddie Cox Front L-R:  Morgan Jaggers, Rachel French, Lexi Hodges, Tori Stinnett  

2018-2019 HAWKS BASKETBALL

BACK: Head Coach Paul Childress, Asst. Coach Paul Handley, Daniel Snodgrass, Chance Bowen, Preston Self, Warner Bryan, Mark Goode, Connor Baker, Kaleb Graham, Adam Beikman, Asst. Coach Gary Goode, Asst. Coach David Fortner FRONT:  Jeremiah Belton, Keaton Puckett, Dailliss Cox, Anthony Adkins, Noah Davis, Brooks Brackett, Chase Childress

2018-2019 MAT HAWKS

BACK L-R: Head Coach Eric Burrell, Asst. Coach Brad Walters, Corey Westover, Kevin Aguilar, Conner Lambert, Tucker Shelton, Josh Harper, Cody Burd, Asst. Coach Tim Gross, Asst. Coach Jake Shipp FRONT L-R: Asst. Coach Jack LaRue, Chris Morton, Austin Shaffer, Jabin Hite, Gabe Fortier, Thomas Boone, Thomas Hoppes, Drew Yingling, Asst. Coach Elijah Zwiep

2018-2019 LADY HAWKS VARSITY BASKETBALL

BACK L-R:  Asst. Coach Todd Rogers, Kelsey Hornback, Natalie Gentry, Head Coach James Slaven, Maleah English, Maddie Cima, Asst. Coach Danielle Brown FRONT L-R:  Paige Evans, Bella Thurman, Emma Bell, Bailey Rogers, Kristen Boone, Emma Moore, Katelyn Eads

HAWKS FOOTBALL HAS PLENTY TO BE THANKFUL FOR

photo credit to Lasley Media Group HAWKS FOOTBALL In the movie Friday Night Lights Coach Gary Gaines is talking to his team at halftime of the Texas state championship game, and is expressing to his team that his heart is full.  In other words his heart his full because he is thankful for the opportunity

Sarah Jo Calhoun signs with Midway!

Sarah Jo Calhoun signs with Midway University to play softball back l-r  Asst. Principal Eric Allen, Asst. Coach Roy Walker, Principal Denise Skaggs, Head Coach Rocky Cundiff front l-r  Joe Calhoun, Sarah Jo Calhoun, Head Softball Coach at Midway Tripp Swisher, Debbie Calhoun

HAWKS CAPTURE REGION CHAMPIONSHIP IN A GAME FOR THE AGES!

Check out all the action from the Hawks EPIC come from behind win from the News Enterprise! http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/prep-football-larue-rallies-from–point-deficit-to-beat/article_7c8712a0-5748-510c-b1dd-c26277ddc80f.html http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/prep-football-waddle-s-pick-saves-larue-s-season/article_b8cf227d-8402-5c24-b55f-eef4f4dc2767.html http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/prep-football-onside-kicks-lift-larue/article_e8009155-5fb4-5092-b99f-55e6ea48a53c.html http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/sports_column/column-it-s-all-about-the-person-next-to-you/article_f7721c66-3898-5a79-ac56-8ba7dcbfe345.html http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/prep-football-larue-county-has-found-footing-away-from-home/article_c432a254-0a6a-5a25-8741-90b7d52445ee.html http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/prep-football-larue-s-ground-game-is-key-to-reaching/article_c2ae65f7-4068-5aa8-8302-5e11921e73c5.html http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/prep-football-larue-county-junior-mark-goode-a-plus-for/article_283aed79-d88b-58b8-b619-aa5d0a9f6a2c.html http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/sports/prep-football-hawks-are-aiming-for-yellow-jackets/article_d2c27c12-01e3-5c4c-a843-330fe052d8f1.html PHOTOS BELOW BY CAM LASLEY    

2019 LCHS ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME INAUGURAL CLASS ANNOUNCED

Since June, the LaRue County Hall of Fame Class has been meeting to establish the LCHS Athletic Hall of Fame.  They have been taking nominations for the inaugural Class of 2019.  Seven players, two coaches, and one contributor attained the two-thirds vote by the committee.  For nearly sixty years, two-thousand student-athletes, coaches and contributors have

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY SET TO RUN AT STATE!

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY  For the first time since 2004 the boys and the girls’ cross country teams have made it to the state cross country championships. The LaRue County Girls Cross Country team were the last group to compete at Hardin County Fairgrounds Saturday in the Region 2, Class AA Cross Country meet.  The girls

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY SET TO RUN AT STATE!

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY  The LaRue County Boys Cross Country teams travelled to the Hardin County Fairgrounds Saturday to compete in the Region 2, Class AA Cross Country meet in hopes to qualify for the KHSAA State Cross Country Meet.  And, that they did!  The boys finished in 6th place out of the thirteen Region 2,

LARUE COUNTY XC QUALIFIES FOR STATE!

For the first time since 2004 both the boys and the girls’ cross country teams have made it to the state cross country championships. The LaRue County Boys and Girls Cross Country team were the last group to compete at Hardin County Fairgrounds Saturday in the Region 2, Class AA Cross Country meet.  The girls

Adkins and Rogers selected as 5th Region AD Fall Student-Athletes of the Year

Bailey Rogers and Anthony Adkins were selected as the Female and Male 5th Region Athletic Director’s Association Fall Student-Athletes of the Year last week.  Below is what their respective coaches had to say about them and why they are deserving of the award. ANTHONY ADKINS (FOOTBALL, Head Coach Josh Jaggers) Anthony Adkins epitomizes maybe more

ZACH DUVALL

ZACH DUVALL COMES UP BIG IN THE WIN AGAINST WILDCATS It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog,” said Mark Twain. At five foot, seven inches, and one hundred sixty six pounds senior Zach Duvall has more than proven that one doesn’t have to

THE BAKER BOYS

CHASE AND CONNOR BAKER If you have followed the Hawks Football team this season you may have realized that any and all offensive plays start with Chase (center) and Connor (quarterback) Baker.  “Needless to say there is a trust factor there at those two positions between each other that you don’t often, if ever see,”

LARUE COUNTY HAWKS SOCCER

photo by Terry Sandidge Asst. Coach Aaron Butterworth, Logan Mitchell, Quentin Sweeney, Gabe Lafollette, Parker Nalley, Valentin Campos, Zach Absher, Rylee Greenwell, Alex Rutledge, Clay Cecil, James Akin, Brodie Worthington, Head Coach Aaron Williams Luis Cruz, Caleb Altman, Jorge Martinez, Dale Majors, Darius Breckenridge, Angel Serrano, Silas Taylor, Keaton Knox, Alex Tarpley, Jeet Patel, Richard

LC GOLF feature article – CHANDLER MCLAUGHLIN

CHANDLER MCLAUGHLIN – GOLF Over the last several years we have used and heard of the fad word – grind.  To grind is to perform repetitive actions over and over in order to attain a goal.  For Junior Golfer Chandler McLaughlin “the grind” is a common occurrence, and one that is a continuous effort. Head

LADY HAWKS SOCCER

group pic taken by Terry Sandidge Back row (l-r) Head Coach PJ Bauer, Maddie Holcomb, Kylee Nunn, Chloe Sisneros, Josie Adams, Kenzie Hornback, Bibi Salazar, Kirsten Harper, Asst. Coach Jimmy Adams Helen Anderson, Samantha Perkins, Amaris Lane, Allison Mulkins, Parker Puckett, Blakyn James, Bella Rivera, Leticia Salazar, Kayla Maupin, Nova Fay Alison Toher, Layla Ward, Lacey

LCHS HALL OF FAME NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED NOW!

LARUE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC HALL OF FAME PURPOSE The purpose of the LaRue County High School Athletic Hall of Fame shall be to recognize, preserve and promote the rich heritage of sports at LaRue County High School.  Many individuals have made extraordinary contributions and have superb accomplishments in high school sports at LCHS.  The

2018-2019 SEASON PASSES AVAILABLE!

SAVE BIG! ALL SPORT Season Passes available! SEASON PASS INFO Family, student only, adult only passes are good for ALL sports at LCHS.  These passes DO NOT include middle school games.  Individual sport (volleyball, soccer, football) passes will only be sold the first 2 home games Make check payable to LCHS STUDENT ONLY PASS =

FOR THE LOVE OF THE GAME

HAWKS SOCCER – DARIUS BRECKENRIDGE I recently ran across a quote that said “Don’t play because you can, play because you love it.”  For Senior Soccer player Darius Breckenridge that has been the case the last three seasons, as he has started every soccer game for the Hawks, and played every single position on the

New Hawks Skipper – Mark “Shiny” Kearney

article from the LaRue County Herald News COACH MARK “SHINY” KEARNEY Over the last twenty years the LaRue County Baseball program has had three head coaches (Eric Hughes, Chris Price, and Eric Allen).  Over the last fourteen years Price and Allen led the Hawks as former LCHS graduates.  Last Tuesday, Mark “Shiny” Kearney was tabbed

HEAD BOYS SOCCER COACH AARON WILLIAMS

COACH AARON WILLIAMS Change is inevitable.  Change is constant, said the British statesman Benjamin Disraeli. The LaRue County Hawks soccer program has experienced a constant change in leadership the last three seasons.  Aaron Williams will seek to bring stability to the program as he leads the 2018 Boys Soccer Team this season. Williams joined the

HAWKS BASEBALL WINS 18TH DISTRICT TOURNEY CHAMPIONSHIP!

The LaRue County Hawks finished 18th District play with a convincing 8-0 win over rival Green County in the 18th District Baseball Tournament championship game last night at Hart County. photos by Diane Morris Blake Shelton, Noah Davis and Gavin Nall were named to the 18th District All Tournament team. Bryson Arnette, Blake Shelton, Ty

LADY HAWKS SENIOR BBALL PLAYERS RECOGNIZED BEFORE THE GAME TONIGHT

THE FANTASTIC FOUR “Obstacles are put in the way to see if what we want is really worth fighting for,” an unknown author once said. Four Lady Hawk senior basketball players (Mallory Williams, Sara Warren, Presley Brown and Sophie Akin) have experienced more obstacles than the average teenage athlete has, not least of which is

HAWKS TAKE 3RD PLACE AT MICHAEL HERCHENRADER MEMORIAL TOURNEY

The LaRue County Hawks were in action Saturday at Louisville Male for the Michael Herchenrader Jr. Memorial Tournament. 14 teams were represented with 4 being in the top ten in the state. The Hawks had a strong finish of 3rd place behind #7 Madison Central and #2 Walton Verona. The Hawks had 8 finish in

ETHAN & ISAAC JOHNSON

ETHAN AND ISAAC JOHNSON TWIN POWER Motivational speaker Les Brown says, “If you do what is easy, your life will be hard.  If you do what is hard, your life will be easy.” It sometimes takes years for us to figure this out, but not for fraternal twins Ethan and Isaac Johnson. The Johnson Brothers

NEWS ENTERPRISE ALL-AREA FOOTBALL SELECTIONS

The News Enterprise released their annual All-Area Football selections, and several of the Hawks appeared on the list. Congrats Josh Jaggers who was selected as area coach of the year! Congrats Dailliss Cox who was selected as the area defensive lineman of the year. 1st Team Offense includes: Bryson Cobb and Jacob Cundiff 2nd Team

MAT HAWKS TAKE RUNNER-UP @ BOYLE CO. DUALS

The LaRue County Mat Hawks competed at the Boyle County Big Brother Duals in Danville on Saturday. The Hawks came out with a Runner-up finish, falling in the finals to McCracken County in a hotly contested dual. The Hawks defeated Danville, Fern Creek, and Anderson County in pools. They defeated Boyle County in the Semi-finals.

Find your Best College Fit: NCSA Power Rankings | Presented by VNN

Choosing the right college or university is a big decision. And if you’re an athlete, it can make the decision even more stressful. NCSA, the largest recruiting network for college sports, is helping athletes and parents make the best choice with the NCSA Power Rankings. Whether an athlete is searching for the right school on their own or with

All Teams Schedule: Week of Jan 21 – Jan 27

Jan 21 Boys Varsity Wrestling vs. JV Region Tournament TBA | Taylor County High School Jan 21 Girls Freshman Basketball vs. Bethlehem High School Girls Freshman Basketball 6:00 pm | LaRue County High School Jan 21 Boys Freshman Basketball vs. Nelson County High School Freshmen Basketball 6:00 pm | Nelson County High School Jan 21

MAT HAWKS COMPETE AT MALE HIGH

The LaRue County Mat Hawks competed at the Michael Herchenrader Memorial wrestling tournament Saturday Jan. 19th. The Hawks finished 5th of 16 teams competing. Coming away with 5 medalists. Drew Yingling 106lbs finished 4th at his first varsity tournament. Corey Westover 113lbs continued seeing success finishing 4th. Thomas Hoppes 126lbs and Thomas Boone 160lbs both

All Teams Schedule: Week of Jan 14 – Jan 20

Jan 14 Girls Freshman Basketball vs. Hart County High School Girls Freshman Basketball 6:30 pm | Hart County High School Jan 14 Girls Junior Varsity Basketball at Hart County High School Girls JV Basketball 7:30 pm | Hart County High School Jan 15 Girls Freshman Basketball vs. North Hardin High School Girls Freshman Basketball 6:00