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Inside 14th Region (1/4/15)

By All State Baseball - We’re into the new year and mid-way through the season. Several teams began district play while other teams were still playing in holiday tournaments and the beginning of the year classics. Here’s a recap from the action across the 14th region. Knott County Central wins 4 out of 5 games after being on the road since Christmas day. The Patriots showed just how well they play together and how much heart they have when they left on Christmas day for Myrtle Beach and the Beach Ball classic. The Patriots would win 3 out of 4 and finish fifth in the Beach Ball Classic before making their way... Read More →

2015 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 2015 preview of NewCath fastpitch. Head Coach Denny Barnes and the NewCath Thoroughbreds look to improve upon last season’s 18-11 record, and regain the District Title. Once again, it was a tale of two seasons, as the Breds came out of the gate winning 11 of the 1st 14 games. However, from the All "A" State tourney to the end of the season the Breds were only 7-8. NewCath once again looked to avenge two regular season losses to district rival Highlands and claim... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (1/4/15)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Top 10 1) Bowling Green (11-3) - 12/29 75-39 W Todd Co. Central, 12/30 80-53 W John Hardin, 12/31 75-53 W Madison Southern, 12/31 62-69 L Christian County, 1/2 70-62 W #5 South Warren, 1/3 71-79 L Owensboro (at Muhlenberg County) Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 1/6 at #4 Barren County, 1/9 at Greenwood 2) Monroe County (12-2) - 12/29 74-64 W Caldwell Co. (at BGHS), 12/30 69-52 W Bardstown (at BGHS), 12/31 73-74 L Christian Co. (at BGHS), 12/31 72-52 W Madison Southern (at BGHS) Previous Rank: 2 This Week: 1/6 vs. Edmonson County, 1/9 vs. #7 Allen County-Scottsville,... Read More →

Inside The 11th Region (1/1/15)

By JokersWild24 - It's time to recap, so first, here is the obligatory mention of the biggest recent story in the 11th: DJ Jenkins has not suited up for Scott County's recent contests. With that out of the way, we can focus on one of the State's finest tournaments (which also has some of the best spectators to take in a game with) going into the books as the Traditional Bank Holiday Classic at Lexington Catholic High School went down. While some (namely those who still think that the 12th, even on their best day, could handle the 11th) might disagree, I think we saw a strong showing from our... Read More →

Preview - 15th Region All-A Classic

By 15th Region - Overview: The 15th Region All A Classic is much like a super-regional in the 15th Region as 11 of the 16 teams will compete in the tournament. Held at the Pikeville EXPO Center, the All-A gives many schools a chance to familiarize themselves with the backdrop and larger court they may see in the 15th Region Tournament come March. Johnson Central, Pike Central, Belfry, Lawrence County, and Magoffin County will not compete in the All-A this year, but listed below are the teams you will see beginning Friday 1/2/2015 and how we rank them going into the tournament. It should be an exciting... Read More →

Inside 14th Region (1/1/15)

By All State Baseball - Knott County Central gets first loss of the season, takes 3 out of 4 in the Beach Ball Classic at Myrtle Beach, improve to 11-1 Knott County Central and coach BB King would make the trip to South Carolina to participate in the annual Beach Ball Classic, Scott County was another KY team that made the trip but no game between the two KY teams. Knott County Central would open up with a 70-53 win over North Little Rock Arkansas. The Patriots would advance to play Sagemont Florida in the second round, game would be back and forth before Sagemont Florida prevailed 50-49, Knott County Central would... Read More →

Inside 5th Region (12/31/14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Taylor County (12-2): After starting the season at 10-0, Taylor County suffered two losses, to two out of state teams. St. Johns College DC in the King of the Bluegrass and Pope John XXIII NJ in the Battle of the Villages at The Villages FL. Taylor County would rebound in the Battle of the Villages by defeating the hometown Villages 71-31 and Archbishop Moeller OH 61-57. Upcoming Games: 1/3 vs. Perry County Central 2.North Hardin (9-4): The Trojans had a good showing this past weekend in the Lake Cumberland Classic, going 2-2 with both losses to Pulaksi County and Southwestern by... Read More →

Inside the 1st Region (1-1-15)

By Region 1 Basketball - Top Teams: 1. Calloway County, 11-1, The Lakers won the Christmas tournament they were in Fort Walton Beach. They return to regional action this Saturday @ home vs. McCracken County. They beat them in December 68-44. 2. Murray, 9-4, Murray took some losses during the holiday tournaments but they were to solid teams. They lost to Bowling Green, Henderson County, and Caverna. Overall they went 3-3. The Tigers play Henry County, TN on Saturday. 3. Paducah Tilghman, 8-3, The Tornadoes went 4-2 in Christmas Tournaments. They soundly beat Marshall County 74-38 in the finals of their... Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (1-1-15)

By Les - Folks, it’s that time to release a new notebook with the majority of the holiday tournaments over. What we have seen in the past two weeks is that the 13th Region might be a bit stronger overall than many had imagined. Williamsburg has flexed its muscles and captured the Cumberland Falls Invitational this past week against a good Corbin team on its home court while teams such as Knox Central has held its own against me of the state’s top teams despite being without some of its best players. Clay County is still playing good while teams such as South Laurel, Whitley County and Harlan County... Read More →

Inside the 6th Region (1/1/15)

By GoHardITP - With month 1 of the 2014-15 season behind us it allows a chance to see which teams jumped out of the gate fast while others may have used the early part of the season to develop roles and find an identity with their team. The last week of the year can provide some insight into how a team is coming together for the grind of the season with many district and regional games ready to begin. So here is a look at the Top 10 for the Region 6 rankings: Top 10 1.) Doss After a strong showing at the King of the Bluegrass with only a semi-final loss to Taylor County, Doss looked top be the... Read More →

Inside the 10th Region (1-1-15)

By Randy Parker - Royals win Murph Classic, finish 3rd in Gateway Classic, get 1,200th win in school history Chris O'Hearn's Mason County team finished its pre-Christmas slate by winning the Mike Murphy Classic. The Royals beat pesky Augusta 74-63 in the semi-finals, led by a career-high 20 points from senior guard Ryan Johnson. Then 24 hours later, Mason upended Madison Central in the championship game, with Dorian Henry's 27 points & 9 rebounds leading the way. Two days after Christmas, Mason County began play in Montgomery County's Gateway Holiday Classic, where the team would finish 3rd. The Royals... Read More →

Inside 3rd Region (12-31-14)

By All State Baseball - 1.Owensboro (10-2): The Red Devils would improve their record to 10-2 by winning the Eldorado Illinois Christmas Tournament. Upcoming Games: Jan. 2nd @ Apollo, 1/3 vs. Bowling Green (@ Muhlenberg County) 2.Apollo (8-5): The Eagles went 2-2 this past weekend over in the Lexington Catholic Republic Bank Classic picking up wins over Perry County Central and Casey County but fell to Boyle County and DuPont Manual. Upcoming Games: Jan. 2nd Owensboro, 1/3 vs. Hopkinsville (Location TBD) Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (12-31-14)

By 15th Region - The first month of the basketball season has come to a close and with it Week 4 in the 15th Region is in the books. After Christmas the 15th Region saw teams compete in the Lake Cumberland Holiday Classic, the Pikeville Invitational, the Mountain School Boy Classic, and the Traditional Bank Holiday Classic. Some highlights from week 4 include Peyton Case from Betsy Layne dropping 47 on Perry County Central in an OT win, Johnson Central finally get healthy and beating one of the top teams in Tennessee, Sheldon Clark stay undefeated, and Lawrence County win the P.I.T. The top 3 teams in the... Read More →

Inside the 8th Region (12-26-14)

By ColonelMike - One third of the season is in the's how the 8th region is shaking out: 1. Oldham County Colonels 10-1 after defeating Aiken, OH (5-2) today in Lexington, the Colonels had a tremendous December, and - even if they lose to #1-ranked Trinity tomorrow - will pretty much have staked themselves as the team to beat in New Castle in March. Oldham is undefeated versus Region 8 opponents (3-0 vs. Anderson County, Trimble County, and Grant County) and they won all three games handily, by 25, 35, and 20 points respectively. This past week, in the Oldham County Best in Hoops... Read More →

Inside The 11th (12/22/14)

By JokersWild24 - Inside The 11th (12/22/14) The Rundown: The more things change, the more they stay the same; in an already topsy-turvy year for sorting out contenders in the 11th, the aforementioned idiom holds true. Given that, this easiest way to start might be separating things out and categorizing what we do and don't know. Read More →