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Inside the 3rd Region (1-5-14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Owensboro and Owensboro Catholic outlasts their opponents: Owensboro gets past Apollo 61-58: In a game that featured two of the top teams in the third region in Owensboro and Apollo, the game would go wire to wire with Owensboro edging the Eagles 61-58 in a thriller. Owensboro Catholic out-duels Daviess County 55-53: Some could call this an upset as Daviess County was 9-2 coming in while Owensboro Catholic was 4-3 coming in. This game, much like Apollo/Owensboro game would go from wire to wire but would only have one winner and that was Owensboro Catholic as they out-dueled... Read More →


Inside the 14th Region (1-5-14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Breathitt County 61, Wolfe County 56: The red-hot Wolfe County Wolves made the trip over to the next county to take on the red-hot Breathitt County Bobcats in a big 55th district showdown. Wolfe County, winners of 8 of their last 10 came in on a 3 game winning streak (won the Powell County tourney)…..Breathitt County, winners of 8 of their last 10 came in winning 1 straight. The game would be close throughout and would go right down to the wire before the Bobcats eventually pulled it out, 61-56. Bradley Lawson led the Wolves with 24. Braxton Whitemore led Breathitt with 25. Wes Noble... Read More →


Inside the 15th Region (1/1/14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Pikeville gets their first wins on the season, goes 2-1 in their own tournament The winless streak is over at Pikeville as the Panthers got their first two wins on the season in their own Pikeville Invitational Tournament. The Panthers got the winning ways going by defeating June Buchanan 55-41 and defeating Letcher County Central 65-58, Pikeville however, would lose to Betsy Layne 64-51. 2.Betsy Layne wins Pikeville Invitational Tournament Betsy Layne made the trip to Pikeville to participate in the annual Pikeville Invitational Tournament. Bobcats got things started with a... Read More →


Inside the 3rd Region (1/1/14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Daviess County and Apollo both improve to 9-2 Daviess County: The Panthers traveled to regional opponent McLean County to participate in McLean County’s holiday tournament. Panthers got off to a good start winning 47-41 over Paducah Tilghman. Daviess would lose their second round game with Waggener 69-54 but they’d bounce back to defeat the host school, McLean County 47-45. Daviess County would come back home to host Hancock County on December 30tt. This game would go the Panthers way as they would roll to a 80-54 victory over Hancock County. Read More →



2014 Newport Central Catholic Preview

By Lawnboy13 - Alright boys and girls it’s that time of the year, so let’s get the fastpitch talk started. And with that said here is the 2014 preview of NewCath fastpitch. Head Coach Denny Barnes and the NewCath Thoroughbreds look to improve upon last season’s 15-14 record that saw the Breds play like “Dr.Jekyll & Mr.Hyde”, so to speak, as the season went along. The Breds played good for a stretch and then just the opposite, it was difficult to explain. However, when it came time for the District Finals the Breds avenged two regular season 4-3 setbacks to Highlands and beat the Birds, 2-1 to claim... Read More →


Inside the 12th Region (1/1/14)

By PurplePride92 - Team Rankings: 1. Wayne County: Wayne County remains at the top of the 12th Region to begin the new year. They sit at 12-0 overall and are 3-0 against 12th Region opponents. They have 12th Region victories over Lincoln County, Southwestern and Casey County. While their out of region schedule may not be the most competitive schedule so far, there hasn't been any reason to not rank Wayne County as the best team in the 12th Region so far. Until someone in the 12th Region can prove otherwise, Wayne County will remain at the top of the 12th Region. Scoreboard Read More →


Inside the 16th Region (1/1/14)

By spindoc - Now that the holiday tournaments are over let's look at the state of the 16th 1. How about the surprising Elliott County Lions? Leading the region with 9 wins, they went 2-1 in both tournaments they played in. They beat Greenup in the Our Lady of Bellefonte Classic at Greenup and host South Point (OH) as they come home and look to be the first to double digit wins. They've posted no stats on the KHSAA site. 2. Morgan County has gotten off to a solid start, also going 2-1 in their holiday tourney in Pikeville. They return to action Friday at home as they host Greenup. And no stats... Read More →


Inside The 14th Region (1/1/14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Patriots go 2-2 in Republic Bank Classic @ Lexington Catholic Knott County Central made the trip to Lexington Catholic to participate in the annual republic bank holiday classic. Knott County Central got things started in the first round by demolishing Henry Clay 74-44. Evan Hall led the Patriots with 24 points while Tennessee commit Camron Justice added 23. Knott County Central would advance to the second round were they met up with NKY Power, Dixie Heights. A back and forth game ended up with Knott County Central winning 54-52. Evan Hall led the Patriots with 22…Camron Jusice added... Read More →


Inside The 9th Region (1/1/14)

By Walter - The Holiday tournaments have ended and teams are finally back in Northern Kentucky to start preparing for district and region play. Let's take a look back at the past week's games and which teams and players stood out and made moves in the rankings. 1. Newport Central Catholic (8-3) Why: The Breds maintain the number 1 ranking with 3 wins over top 20 teams with the lone loss coming to top 5 Lafayette in the Republic Bank Holiday Classic at Lexcath. Newcath 64 Cordia 63 (2OT) it took double overtime but the Breds were able to come from behind to knock off the 14th region Lions, in... Read More →


Inside the 4th Region (12/31/13)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Top 10 1) Warren Central (7-3) - 12/26 54-60 L Cordia (at LexCath), 12/27 65-56 W Butler (at LexCath), 12/28 70-64 W Henderson Co. (at LexCath), 12/29 53-57 L Apollo (at LexCath) Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 1/4 vs. Bryan Station (at Central Hardin) 2) Bowling Green (9-2) - 12/26 88-49 W North Hardin (at Metcalfe Co.), 12/27 84-71 W #8 Barren Co. (at Metcalfe Co.), 12/28 61-56 W Whitley Co. (at Metcalfe Co.) Previous Rank: 3 This Week: 1/3 at #8 South Warren, 1/4 vs. John Hardin (at Central Hardin) Read More →


Inside The 11th Region (12/31/13)

By JokersWild24 - Introduction: Welcome back folks. This is the last week of the 2013 calendar year, and with the Christmas tournaments underway and teams beginning to form their identities, work on weaknesses, and see if perceived strengths were actually such, it is quite an important one. This week’s edition comes a day late in order to accommodate the finish of tournaments, namely the Republic Bank Classic from Lexington Catholic High School. Because the top 3 (and 5 of the top 7) teams in the 11th were playing in this one, the field was littered with some of the top teams in the state, and 3... Read More →


Inside the 13th Region (12/30/13)

By Les - Player of the Week Jordan Fox, Jackson County — Fox has been cool as a cucumber during the Generals’ two games in the Cumberland Falls Invitational. He scored 19 points during Jackson County’s 81-56 win over South Carolina’s Chesnee High School, and followed that with an 18-point performance against Maryland’s Largo High School, who Jackson County defeated, 80-75. Jackson is peaking at the right time. Pietrowski’s Redhounds continue to surprise I’ll be the first to admit, so far the Tony Pietrowski’s Corbin Redhounds have made me look like a fool. Before the 2013-14 high school... Read More →


Inside the 10th Region (12/30/13)

By Randy Parker - #1- Indians win Gateway Classic Montgomery County hosted & won its annual Gateway Holiday Classic this past weekend. On Friday night against Bell County, the Indians found themselves trailing by 7 at the half, but thoroughly dominated in the second half, outscoring the Bobcats 45-20 on their way to a 66-48 win. Seniors Darius Jones & Bryan Wallace combined for 35 points on 13-22 shooting. On Saturday night it was DeAnte Cisero's 28 points (13-14 FG's) & 8 boards that led MoCo past Lawrence County 76-60. The Sunday championship game was a thriller, featuring 5 ties & 7 lead changes, as... Read More →


Inside 9th Region Hoops (12/25)

By Walter - It's time for the Christmas Edition of "Inside 9th Region Hoops." Several teams competed out of the area for Christmas tournaments, while others stayed local and competed against district competition. Let's jump in to things and take a look at this week's Top 10 teams and which players stood out. 9th Region Top 10 1. Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds (5-2) Why: The Breds played in not only the best in state tournament but also one of the tops in the country in the King of the Bluegrass. Newcath went 2-2, finishing 4th in the tournament, and learning a lot about their team and... Read More →


Inside 3rd Region (12/25/13)

By All State Baseball - 1.Meade County survives Breckinridge County 67-63 Meade County traveled to Breckinridge County in a game between #11 & #13. Game would go back and forth before Meade County would come out on top 67-63 in a thriller. 2.Butler County sneaks past Ohio County 76-71 In a game that featured #2 & #7 team, their would only be one winner on this night and that was Butler County as they sneaked past Ohio County 76-71 in another thriller in the 3rd region. 3.Daviess County survives Greenwood 65-64 Daviess County, the #6 team in the 3rd region went out of region to play the Greenwood... Read More →


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