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Inside the 10th Region (1-19-15)

By Randy Parker - Augusta claims school's first Class "A" title The last 3 or 4 seasons have perhaps been the finest ever in tiny Augusta's boys basketball history. The most elite player in school history, Brent Bach, donned the orange and black, and brought attention and success like never before. A 39th District Tournament runner-up, followed by a pair of 39th District championships, and an appearance in the 10th Region semifinals a season ago? Not bad for a school with an enrollment that barely eclipses 100. For those who felt Bach's departure would bring an end to the success, they thought wrong.... Read More →

Inside 5th Region (1/19/15)

By All State Baseball - 1) Taylor County (16-4): The Cardinals had their four game win streak snapped yesterday when they fell to Wilmington OH 82-72 in the Flying to the Hoops Classic in Dayton OH. Taylor County remains undefeated in region play, 9-0. Upcoming Games: 1/20 Hart County, 1/23 Marion County 2) Bardstown (9-8): Read More →

Inside the 8th Region (1-19-15)

By ColonelMike - 8th Region News: * North Oldham proved that Oldham County was mortal, upsetting the #1 Colonels in Goshen to claim the top seed in the 29th District Tournament. Jonathan Henry had 28 points for the Mustangs who have won 11 of their last 14 games. * Congratulations to the Owen County Rebels, who claimed the 2015 8th Region All-A classic with a victory over Walton-Verona in Warsaw. It was the Rebels' fifth 8th Region All-A title. Good luck to Coach Duvall and Co. in Frankfort; the 8th is overdue. The last 8th Region team to make the semi-finals of the state All-A was Walton Verona in... Read More →

11th Region All "A" Classic Preview

By JokersWild24 - On Tuesday night at 8:00, the tournament to crown the an All A Champion for the 11th Region will commence, as Berea takes on Frankfort. The winner of that game will face Sayre on Thursday at 8:00. The bottom bracket sees Lexington Christian Academy taking on Model Laboratory on Wednesday at 8:00. LCA will be considered a strong favorite in the tournament, and will look to build on last year's performance that led them to the semis of the All A State Tournament before losing to Newport Central Catholic. Should the Eagles advance, they will likely be one of the favorites to win the entire... Read More →

Inside The 11th Region (1/18/15)

By JokersWild24 - Some quick hitters on the state of the always in flux 11th Region: Player of the Week: Dylan Jones - Western Hills Shout out to, Dylan Jones, who set a new Western Hills school record by hitting 10 threes against Burgin, finishing the night with a 35 point clip. The Wolverines are definitely making strides, and have won 4 of their first 7 following the Christmas break. Team of the Week: Bryan Station Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (1-18-15)

By 15th Region - Overview: With 7 Weeks Down and District Tournaments quickly approaching, the 15th Region is shaping up to be a wild race to the finish with many big games still to come. Some highlights from the past week include Sheldon Clark remaining top dog with a 3-0 mark (winning in impressive fashion), Paintsville defeat Johnson Central for the first time in 5 years, and Lawrence County open 60th District play with a 1-2 mark. Week 7 produced the most upsets thus far this season (4) as some of the favorites were reeling from injury/sickness or simply didn’t match the opponents’ intensity. Outside... Read More →

12th Region All A Preview

By SHS Future - It’s the middle of January, fitness centers across the state are packed full of people trying to lose those extra Christmas pounds, and 12th Region basketball is in full swing. That also means it’s time for the Kentucky small schools to take center stage in the Touchstone Energy All A Classic. The 12th Region All A will welcome a new team this year borrowed from the 5th Region. Washington County will join the traditional teams of Burgin, Danville, and Somerset at the Briar Patch in Somerset this week. These four teams will square off against each other starting Monday, January 19th to crown... Read More →

Inside 14th Region (1/18/15)

By All State Baseball - Knott County Central wins WYMT Mountain Classic, continues to roll through opponents Knott County Central made it known that they intend on winning the 14th region tournament for the 4th straight year when they won the WYMT Mountain Classic last week, picking up wins over Harlan County, Clay County and Perry County Central. The Patriots outscored their opponents 188-141. Once the Patriots got done with the WYMT classic, they would turn their attention two more regional opponents in Letcher County Central and Powell County in which Knott County Central would demolish both teams defeating... Read More →

9th Region All A Tournament Preview

By Walter - In what has become more known as the "Newcath Invitational," the 9th region All A starts this Monday night at Holy Cross High School. The Schedule Monday January 19th (at Holy Cross) 6:00- Cov Latin v Beechwood 7:30- Newcath v Villa Madonna Monday January 19th (at Bellevue) Read More →

13th Region All 'A' Preview

By Les - With high school basketball season in full swing and the holiday tournament season over with, it can only mean one thing in the Bluegrass State — the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic is upon us. The All “A” Classic may be considered the little brother to Kentucky’s Sweet Sixteen, but to the 13th Region schools involved in the 13th Region All “A” Classic, which tips off Monday, it’s a pretty big deal. The Favorite “We put a lot of emphasis on this tournament because it means a lot to the small schools like ours,” Williamsburg head coach Patrick Robinson said. “You want your kids to play... Read More →

Region 1 All A Preview

By Region 1 Basketball - Top Teams: 1. Murray, 13-5, The Tigers are the team to beat. They have beat Paducah Tilghman and Marshall County and have established themselves as the team most likely to beat Calloway County. They come at you in bunches. They play 10+ players on most nights. 1st group will play a 2-2-1 and the second group will play man to man or a 1-2-2. They try to wear teams down. They are lead in scoring by Sophomore Preston English and Junior Duane Curtis. 2. Ballard Memorial 8-9, This is where the seeding becomes muddy. Any of the teams left could have been the #2 seed. Ballard has an... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (1/13)

By Walter - Through the first 6 weeks of 9th region basketball, it has becomes clear that there is one elite team. A team that isn't far behind. And two teams that are just waiting to get their shot to prove this isn't a two horse race for the 9th region crown. Let's jump in to this week's rankings. 1. Newport Central Catholic (10-2) Why: The Breds went 3-0 this week with an average margin of victory of 31 points. Newcath 90 Holy Cross 54 Another dominating victory, another dominating performance by the big 3 of Drew McDonald (22 pts, 8 rbs), Zack Pangallo (19 pts), and Ben Weyer (18 pts, 12... Read More →

Inside the 12th Region (1/12/15)

By SHS Future - There are a lot of good games coming your way this week in the 12th Region highlighted by the Boyle County at Lincoln County match-up on Friday. Everyone that follows 12th Region basketball has been eyeing the eventual match-up of Jeremiah Bell and Hagen Tyler versus Timmy Taylor and Jacob Conway. So if you haven't already done so, clear your calendar for Friday night so you can head to Stanford to watch two state ranked and 45th District rivals play. 12th Region Rankings for 1/12/15: 1) Boyle County (13-3)- The Rebels beat Pulaski County at home last week 67-49 and beat... Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (1/12/15)

By Les - It’s been another week of impressive basketball action in the 13th Region, but with that said, not a lot of movement in my poll. Williamsburg remains the lone unbeaten team in the state while Clay County remains unbeaten against 13th Region competition. Both South Laurel and Whitley County continue to surprise while North Laurel continues to leave me scratching my head wondering what’s wrong with the Jaguars. With that said, let’s take a look at the rankings. 1.Clay County (14-3 overall, 6-0 against 13th Region competition)The Tigers posted a 2-1 showing in the WYMT Classic and held their... Read More →

Inside the 1st Region (1-12-15)

By Region 1 Basketball - Top Teams: 1. Calloway County, 15-1, The Lakers beat Mayfield 74-50 behind Parker Adams 24 points on Tuesday. The Lakers beat Marshall County on Friday night 40-32. A big District game this Friday with Murray. The winner will have the edge for the #1 seed. 2. Murray, 12-5, The Tigers beat an outmanned Fulton City team on Tuesday. Murray went on the road and beat Ballard by 8 in a game that was closer than anticipated. Ballard played without their leading scorer Keagon Cooper and another starter Dre Bledsoe. 3. Paducah Tilghman, 11-3, They beat St. Mary in a big district... Read More →