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Inside the 9th Region (12/15/13)

By Walter - The first month of basketball in Northern Kentucky is half way finished and we already have some changes in the NKY top 10. Let's take a look back at this past week and which teams made a jump, and which teams fell in the rankings, as well as which players stood out. Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds (2-0) Why: The Breds remain #1 in this week's rankings after a 90-30 blowout victory over Dayton. Overall: Newcath was led by Tanner Moeves 15 points against Dayton and also had Ben Weyer (12), Brian Anderson (11), and Drew McDonald (10) reach double figures as well in the 60 point... Read More →

Inside the 14th Region (12/16/13)

By All State Baseball - Week 2 of the high school basketball season was during a much prettier week then week 1, with a lot of action taking place throughout the mountains including the 14th region. Let’s take a look back and some of the top games. Perry County Central 66 Hazard 44: In a game that most thought would be a close game was the exact opposite. Perry County Central jumped out early and never looked back as they rolled to a 66-44 win over crosstown rival, Hazard. Justin Johnson had his way with Hazard, having 5 dunks and scoring 23 points. Braxton Beverly had 22 points. Josh Hollan lead Hazard with... Read More →

Inside the 16th region (12/13/13)

By spindoc - EKC Tourney Fleming County took the championship with a double up of Morgan Co. 72-36. Morgan beat upstart East Carter in the semi's to get to the final, but the game of the tourney was the semi of Fleming/Rowan. Sound familiar? Well it ought to, and will be. Fleming outlasted Rowan in a nip and tuck affair by the score of 74-71. Troy Steward led the Panthers with 21 while Austin Crisp added 19. This will be a battle as the season progresses. How 'bout those Lions? Which begs the question, which Lions? Well, for starters, the Boyd version is off to a terrible start with a 79-70... Read More →

Inside the 7th Region (12/9/13)

By Getslow - Players of the Week Quentin Snider, Ballard He won't be on here every week, I promise, but he deserves this one. The Bruins played four games in the first week of the season. In Monday night's opener against No. 8 Scott County, Snider had 32 points, seven assists, six rebounds, and six steals. He followed that with a 28-point game against Seneca, 26 against Arsenal Tech (IN) and 18 versus Moss Point (MS). When the season began, Snider needed 603 points to pass Allan Houston and become Ballard's all-time leading scorer; four games into the season he has 104. Robert Shaw, St. Xavier ... Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (12/9/13)

By All State Baseball - Lawrence County remains #2 in 15th Region Lawrence County Bulldogs remained as the #2 team in the 15th region after picking up two wins to open the season. Lawrence County would defeat 16th regionís, East Carter 83-66. Brandon Richardson lead the Bulldogs with a double-double, 30 points and 13 boards. Brandon was 3-5 from 3 point land and 13/15 from the free throw line. Timmy Dalton added 23 points in the win. Lawrence County would host Pikeville who came in as the #8th team in the 15th region. Most figured this would be a good game and they werenít disappointed as Lawrence County would... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (12/9/13)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Top 10 1) Warren Central (0-0) - No Games Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 12/10 vs. Owensboro, 12/13 vs. Hopkinsville (at Christian County), 12/14 vs. University Heights (at Hopkinsville) 2) Russell County (1-0) - 12/3 54-50 W at Lincoln County Previous Rank: 2 This Week: 12/11 TBA, 12/13 at #9 Glasgow Read More →

Inside the 10th Region (12/9/13)

By Randy Parker - #1- Augusta Starts Perfect We'll begin our review of Week 1 with one of two Region squads that laced it up three times and came away with three victories. Jason Hinson's Panthers won a pair of home games on Monday (St. Patrick, 73-53) and Wednesday (Robertson County, 68-59), before taking out Lloyd (73-57) in a road game on Saturday. The 10th's top player Brent Bach was as advertised in all three outings, scoring 29, 29, & 30 points respectively. Sophomore guard Connor Maddox has been a reliable #2 guy for Augusta, averaging 19.3 ppg for the week and continuing his torrid 3-point... Read More →

Inside the 3rd Region (12/8/13)

By All State Baseball - Call us upsetterís: Owensboro, who is the favorite to win the 3rd region this year, opened the season on December 2nd traveling to McLean County, another 3rd region team, although I have McLean County ranked 12th in my pre-season preview. Owensboro didnít open up the season the way they wanted too as they were upset by McLean County in a thriller 58-55. Look at those Eagles Soar: Ohio County, the second ranked team in the 3rd region, opened the season on December 3rd and got off to a good start as they would get past North Hardin 76-54. See those Mustangs run: 5th ranked Muhlenberg... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (12/8/13)

By Walter - Basketball season is back in Northern Kentucky. While it is still early in the season, we have already seen some surprises compared to the preseason notebook and rankings. Let's jump right in to things with the Top 10, while taking a look at the standouts from each team. 1. Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds (1-0) Why: The Breds defeated our preseason #4 team, Dixie Heights, 66-35 behind 18 points from junior Drew McDonald. Junior Zack Pangallo also reached double digits with 14 points, while sophomore Ben Weyer made his first start and recorded 11 points. Senior Jake Schulte scored... Read More →

Inside the 14th Region (12/8/13)

By All State Baseball - Basketball season is here and let's take a recap of week 1 (December 1-8). Even with all the bad weather that hit Kentucky, games were still getting played. See those Patriots Shoot: Knott County Central opened the 2013/14 basketball season, looking to defend their throne as the king of the 14th region and what better way to get it started by picking up two convincing wins. The Patriots opened the season on December 3rd at home against district and region opponent, Jenkins, Patriots didnít have any trouble at all with this one as they rolled to a 93-25 win. Tennessee commit Camron... Read More →

Inside the 2nd Region (12/8/13)

By The Scribe - Mother Nature has always shown she is not a fan of high school sports, and weather cancellations in the first week of the basketball season further drives home this point. Teams that opened play earlier in the week were able to get their opening games played, but later week contests went by the wayside in what was one of the earliest weather postponements in recent memory. Hopping Along Hopkinsville opened defense of their region title on a different date and against a different opponent. The Tigers were scheduled to open at Russellville Thursday and then play Evansville Bosse... Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (12/8/13)

By Les - If the first week of play in the 13th Region is any signs of things to come, things could be very interesting to say the least. Both Corbin and Whitley County made some early season noise by pulling off upset wins while teams such as Barbourville are off to a surprising 2-0 start. But just when things look like they are changing, the more they are staying the same as defending 13th Region champion Clay County is off to an impressive 2-0 start after double-digit wins over Oneida Baptist and South Laurel. 13th Region Player of the Week Andrew Taylor, Corbin He might only be an... Read More →

Is Jim McKee a TEA Party supporter? Group forces vote on tax increase for 2nd school

By Bluegrasscard - Scott County is currently the largest high school in all of Kentucky with 2,374 students according to the official count. With over 1,200 boys this puts Scott County on par numerically with the Louisville Catholic schools. Scott County, in its current form, has the numbers to be a power and compete with the Super District. Last years 7 point loss to Trinity, at Trinity, proved that Scott County was ready for the long awaited break through. The State Championship for 6A is less than 24 hours away and McKee's Cardinals are the favorites. But Scott County is overcrowded with all the... Read More →

Mountain Football Notebook (12-3-13)...Semi-Finals

By All State Baseball - With the the semi-final round done and gone, lets recap all the action in the mountains to see who advanced to the championship games. 3A: Belfry 21, Bourbon County 13 Belfry made the long haul down to Paris for the anticipated re-match from last yearís semi-final game were Belfry won 35-10. Bourbon County would get things started first in the first quarter, in fact be the only team to score in the first quarter which came on a 2 yard touchdown run by quarterback Dalton Pope, Dakota Tipton would miss the extra point kick and the Colonels took a 6-0 lead into the second quarter. ... Read More →

Inside NKY Football: State Championship Edition

By Walter - It's been a long road but the state finals and final week of the 2013 high school football season is finally here. Two Northern Kentucky teams will play for a state championship this Saturday. Let's take a look at this past Friday and preview the upcoming week end for the Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds and Highlands Bluebirds. Newport Central Catholic 49 Somerset 48 It was an emotional ride and up and down game throughout but the Breds were able to prevail in double overtime when sophomore Jacob Smith ran in a touchdown from two yards out. Kicker John Caudill kicked the extra... Read More →