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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 →

10th Region Player Profile: Shawn Johnson

By Randy Parker - 10th Region Player Profile: Shawn Johnson- 6'7" Sr. (Mason County) Mason County's Shawn Johnson is one of those players that you watch during the course of a 32-minute game and there's really nothing that stands out--nothing that screams, "This guy is one of the best players around." Then you take a look at the stat sheet after the game and you notice Johnson's final tallies: 21 points and 17 rebounds, going 9-11 from the floor and 3-4 from the free throw line. And you say to yourself, "I didn't realize he played that well." But that's what you get from Johnson--not much in terms of the... Read More →

10th Region Player Profile: Bryan Wallace

By Randy Parker - 10th Region Player Profile: Bryan Wallace- 6'0" Sr. (Montgomery County) Bryan Wallace came to Montgomery County last year from Shelby County and did not disappoint. As a junior the 6'0 guard was the Indians #2 scorer, behind the amazing Omar Prewitt, and seemed to have a knack for stepping up when the spotlight shined its brightest. In a 10th Region Tournament semifinal contest with Bishop Brossart, Wallace scored 21 points in helping his team to a convincing 16-point victory. When Montgomery arrived at Rupp Arena for just the second time in school history, Wallace averaged 17 points in... Read More →

10th Region Player Profile: Alex Trentman

By Randy Parker - 10th Region Player Profile: Alex Trentman- 6'7" Sr. (Bishop Brossart) Do yourself a favor sometime and take a stroll over to YouTube. In the search box type in "Alex Trentman dunk" and then enjoy. What you'll find are a handful of highlight videos, and to be honest you may not find the majority of them Sportscenter Top 10 worthy, but that really isn't the point of this exercise. What you'll see in the clips is visual confirmation as to why the Bishop Brossart big man is one of the 10th Region's elite individual performers. You'll the the Trentman follow-up rebound dunk. You'll see the... Read More →

2013-14 Kentucky High School Basketball Preview - 1st Region

By The Scribe - For the first time in five years, there are major changes in store for the alignment of the First Region. The creation of McCracken County caused the 14 schools to be aligned closer to geographical lines. All four Paducah schools are now in the Second District, with St. Mary leaving the Third District and Community Christian exiting the Fourth. The Third and Fourth Districts will now be three-team districts meaning the regular season champ gets an automatic trip to the region tournament by virtue of being seeded into the championship game of the district. Graves County is the... Read More →