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Inside the 9th Region (12/8/14)

By Walter - The opening week of 9th region hoops is in the books and it's time to get back in to the weekly segments of "Inside 9th Region Hoops." Just like last season, in each edition we will take a look back at how the top 10 fared, name a player of the week, and look at the top match ups this week. With that said, let's jump right in to this week's top 10. 1. Newport Central Catholic (2-0) The Breds took care of business this week with wins over previous Dixie Heights, 62-30, and a road win over a tough Cooper squad, 64-53. In the game against Dixie, Newcath was led by the trio of Drew McDonald... Read More →

Inside the 6th Region (12/8/2014)

By GoHardITP - Week #1 is in the books and what we know is that this will be a region that will have surprise after surprise. There really is not any evident clear cut dominant team if the week 1 results continue. Lets look at the recap of the new Top 10: Team of the Week: Doss Player of the Week: Dujuanta Weaver 1. Doss Doss has only had a single game so far, but they beat the Pre-Season #1 team in PRP in a battle of 6th region contenders. With the Doss victory, the two teams are switching the top position ranking this week, but PRP is still close behind in the second spot due to the close... Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (12/7/14)

By Les - The first week of high school basketball is in the wraps in the 13th Region, and with that said, I’m not going to waste any time getting into the rankings. Starting next week, I’ll have more of an complete Notebook, but for now, let’s get to the 13th Region’s Top 10. 1. Corbin (3-0 overall, 2-0 against 13th Region opponents) – Tony Pietrowski’s squad has already flexed their muscles by picking up an impressive 69-67 win over 14th Region power Perry Central. The key to this team so far is the play of freshman Andrew Taylor, who is scoring at will against opponents. 2. Clay County (2-0,... Read More →

Inside the 1st Region (12/8/14)

By Region 1 Basketball - Rankings after Week 1: 1.Calloway County, 2-0, nothing has changed with them. Until they get beat they will be #1. Parker Adams and Skyler Hunter led them in both victories. 2.Paducah Tilghman, 2-0, impressive wins last week. Fulton County appears to be not as good as expected but the Tornadoes rolled against them and the Comets. Balanced scoring was big for PT. They are going 9-10 deep. Big week from 8th grader, Rodriquez Thomas. 3. McCracken County, 1-1, Won on Friday @ Ballard Memorial and lost to Lincoln County in the Marshall County Hoopfest. Balanced scoring was the key... Read More →

Inside the 16th Region (12/8/14)

By GB32 - Top 5 as of 12/8/14 1. Rowan County- The Vikings bounced back from an opening loss to a talented Bryan Station squad with a win over West Carter in the EKC Tournament.. They will be tested in the EKC semis by a talented Morgan County squad. Guards Ryne Callahan and Larry Whelan had solid efforts versus West Carter. 2. Boyd County- The Lions got a huge opening season win over rival Ashland. it was also a seed win. Bobby Anderson displayed his range by draining four treys to lead the Lions to the win. Reid Rowsey provided 13 points from the perimeter as well. A top 5 matchup looms... Read More →

Inside the 2nd Region (12/8/14)

By The Scribe - Hopkinsville is still the popular pick by many to win the Second Region title for the fourth straight year, but I still say they are just a click behind Henderson County at this point. However, if the Tigers continue to build their young depth, they just may wrestle the top spot away from Henderson County. SECOND REGION RANKINGS FOR 12/8/2014 1.) Henderson County (1-1) – The Colonels lost to Evansville Harrison 86-80 in their opener – a game they led by double-digits in the third quarter before Vermont commitment Everett Duncan took the game over and finished with 41 points. The... Read More →

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

By ColonelMike - Week 1 is in the books in a wide-open 8th Region. Oldham County was clearly the team of the week; the pre-season region favorites roared through three games, averaging 85 ppg and shooting lights out (58% beyond the arc). Only six games were played in Week 1 between 8th region opponents, but that will change dramatically this week, as the 17 schools will combine for 11 games which will quickly begin to sort out the contenders from the pretenders. After Week 1, the top teams (ranked based upon their current performance): Oldham County - The Colonels are 3-0 after an impressive... Read More →

Inside The 11th Region (12/8/14)

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Inside the 10th Region (12/8/14)

By Randy Parker - Ohmer sparks Eagles to 3-0 start It was a fantastic start to the season for the Scott Eagles. After a smooth and easy Tuesday night win vs. Calvary Christian, the Eagles downed visiting Pendleton County 85-67 on Wednesday. Leading by 1 at halftime, Scott outscored the Wildcats 23-2 in the 3rd quarter en route to the victory. Sophomore guard Jake Ohmer led the Eagles with 32, while senior guard Blake Schneider fired in 22 points. Finally, the Eagles wrapped up the week with a thrilling, come-from-behind victory over Dunbar on Saturday. Ohmer again led Brad Carr's team, pouring in a... Read More →

Inside the 14th Region (12/7/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Knott County Central: The Patriots showed why they were the top team, not only in the 14th region but also in the mountains when they three teams in week one with one of those teams being a regional opponent. Knott County Central defeated Magoffin County 79-26 to open up the season on December 1st. Vanderbilt commit Camron Justice led the Patriots with 25 and was 3/7 from three point range. Knott County Central picked up win #2 when they defeated the visiting Polar Bears of Bracken county 80-38 on December 5th. The Patriots lead 26-22 before going on a 44-1 run. ... Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (12/8/14)

By 15th Region - Week 1 of the 2014-15 Boys' Basketball Season is in the books for the 15th Region and we still have alot of unanswered questions. Can Johnson Central overcome the injury bug? Is Lawrence County ready to compete with the best in the state? Has Jim Hicks reloaded at Shelby Valley? Is Sheldon Clark ready to take the reigns as the best in the team in the region? Many of these questions will be answered in week two, but first lets recap what happened in week 1. Johnson Central - The consensus number one team in the region (as voted on by the coaches in the 15th Region) opened week one with an... Read More →

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

By SHS Future - 12th Region Notebook week 1 It was a great start to the 2014-15 high school basketball season for the 12th Region with multiple teams recording impressive victories over good out of region competition. None made more of a statement as to the quality of teams in this years 12th region than Southwestern’s convincing win over 14th Region power and state ranked #19 Perry County Central 99-75. With that win the Warriors have started the season 2-0 and are making their declaration as to why they believe they are the best team in the 12th Region. Other notes: -Southwestern shot 60% (40-67)... Read More →

2014-15 Kentucky High School Basketball Preview - 8th Region

By ColonelMike - 2014-15 Region 8 Boys’ Basketball Preview by: Colonel Mike In the nine seasons since the KHSAA re-districted the state’s sixteen basketball regions, Oldham County and Shelby County have been the most successful of the seventeen 8th Region teams, with both schools winning three region titles during that time span. If the coaches are right, one of those two schools – the two winningest programs in 8th Region history – will pull off the feat again next March. The Colonels and the Rockets have been the region’s premier programs for a long time. Since Oldham County won the first of... Read More →

Trinity earns date with Dixie Heights in 6A Championship

By thsrocks - Trinity (9-5) defeated Meade County (11-3) 48-0 last Friday in Brandenburg. The Rocks now take a trip to Bowling Green’s Jimmy Feix Field. The stadium is located on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Kenton County’s Dixie Heights (13-1) is the foe in the KHSAA Class 6A Gridiron Bowl. The kickoff is scheduled for 7PM EST on Saturday, December 6. In the semi-state game played in Edgewood, senior quarterback Drew Moore (6’3” 180 lbs) led the Colonels to their 48-21 victory over Ballard (10-4). Moore scored two rushing touchdowns with 150 rushing yards on 11 attempts. Moore... Read More →

2014-15 Kentucky High School Basketball Preview - 9th Region

By Walter - Last season was a banner year for not only Northern Kentucky basketball, but specifically the 9th Region. The region featured three top 10 teams, statewide, for the majority of the season with two of those teams winning state championships. The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds won their second consecutive All “A” Classic State Championship, defeating Cordia 72-61 in the finals, while the Covington Catholic Colonels became just the third Northern Kentucky team to win a Sweet 16 State Championship. Led by tournament MVP Nick Ruthsatz, the Colonels ran through the 9th region tournament... Read More →