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2014 38th District Tournament Preview

By Randy Parker - 2014 38th District Tournament Preview On paper the 38th District Tournament seems to be the most open-and-shut when it comes to determining who will take the title. Harrison County has been the 38th's top team all season long & has spent a large portion of the year ranked in the top 5 among 10th Region teams. Larry Kendall brought the title back to Cynthiana in his first head coaching season last year & his roster is easily the most talent laden. Harrison has played one of the most daunting schedules of any 10th Region teams & the competition they have faced this year should make them very... Read More →

2014 37th District Tournament Preview

By Randy Parker - 2014 37th District Tournament Preview The 37th District Tournament is always a dogfight & while some might feel like there will be less intensity this year, we think otherwise. Granted, Bishop Brossart does seem to be a step ahead of the competition. The 'Stangs have held the #2 spot in 10th Region rankings most of the year, most recently grabbing the spot back after an impressive win over Mason County. Mike Code has done sensational work with this Brossart team, who has faced an injury to a key player. The Mustangs have again gone undefeated in District play which is good enough to earn... Read More →

Inside 15th Region (2/22/14)

By All State Baseball - As we head into district tournament action, here’s a recap from all the 15th region action on the last week of the 2013/14 regular season games. 1. Johnson Central (20-6): The Golden Eagles continued to show why they are the team to beat in the 15th region in the final regular season week with 3 impressive wins. They got started by defeating Ashland Blazer 86-69. Shane Hall had 25 points, 9 boards, 5 blocks, 4 steals, 2 assist and 2 dunks. Kyle Gullett led Johnson Central with 29 points, 5 assist and 4 steals. Johnson Central had a season high 24 assist. Johnson Central would return... Read More →

Russell Names Maynard as Head Coach

By Little Ram - Official. T.J. Maynard is now the head coach at Russell. Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (2/18/14)

By Les - Player of the Week Tyler McDaniel, Clay County - Believe it or not, this is only the second time this season McDaniel has been tagged as my Player of the Week. You gotta give him props this week by coming up big in 49th District games. He scored 21 points during Clay County’s rout of North Laurel, and followed with a 19-point effort during the Tigers’ 68-60 come from behind win over Jackson County Friday. District Tournament Seeding Picture 49th District 1. Clay County 5-0 2. Jackson County 4-1 3. North Laurel 2-4 4. Oneida Baptist 1-6 Read More →

Inside the 12th Region (2/17/14)

By PurplePride92 - 12th Region Rankings: 1. Wayne County: Wayne County went 4-1 since our last notebook as they had their first loss at the hands of Montgomery County. They now sit at 25-1 overall and are the #1 seed in the 48th District. They have defeated Clinton County, McCreary Central, Knott County Central and Somerset since the last notebook. 2. Lincoln County: Read More →

Inside the 7th Region (2/17/14)

By Getslow - Players of the Week Ashanti Burgess, St. Xavier Burgess had a solid, 13-point game to start out the week in the Tigers' 72-62 win over Louisville Holy Cross on Tuesday night. He followed that up by pouring a career-high 32 points, including five three-point shots, in Saturday's win over Fern Creek. P.J. Scott, Male The Bulldogs have suffered a rough season -- to say the least -- but Sunday may have provided the bright spot that gives hope for the future. Scott scored 18 points on five threes to lead Male past archrival DuPont Manual on Sunday. That followed up an outstanding 25-point... Read More →

Inside 14th Region (2/17/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Knott County Central (19-6): The Patriots showed that they are still the team to beat in the 14th region with a 77-60 win over #2 Perry County Central last week. Upcoming games: vs. Shelby Valley 2/20 2. Perry County Central (19-6): The Commodores went 1-1 last week including a big 14th region matchup with Knott County Central. The Commodores defeated Knox Central 63-60 in an OT thriller. Knott Central, however would get the best of the Commodores to prove that Knott is still #1 and Perry #2. The week doesn’t get any easier for the Commodores. Upcoming games: vs. Jackson... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (2/17/14)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Top 10 1) Warren Central (20-4) - 2/11 96-62 W at Russellville, 2/14 71-57 W #10 Greenwood, 2/15 74-73 W at Elizabethtown Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 2/18 vs. Allen County-Scottsville, 2/20 at John Hardin 2) Bowling Green (20-6) - 2/10 96-59 W Logan County, 2/11 56-69 L at Owensboro, 2/14 80-65 W Warren East Previous Rank: 2 This Week: 2/18 at Russellville, 2/20 vs. Henderson County 3) Clinton County (19-7) - 2/14 79-44 W #7 Monroe County, 2/15 49-48 W at South Laurel Read More →

Inside the 10th Region (2/17/14)

By Randy Parker - Augusta wins a pair Brent Bach & the Panthers were in action twice this past week. Augusta hosted upstart Robertson County in the Panthers Den on Monday night. The Black Devils entered the game having won 9 of their previous 10, but were sent back to Mt. Olivet with a 64-50 loss. Bach was outstanding, scoring 38 points & grabbing 11 boards, hitting 17-22 FG's for the game. Sophomore forward Camryn Snapp also had a double-double with 14 points & 12 boards. Twenty-four hours later Augusta hosted its chief rival Bracken County. The Polar Bears started hot, holding a 27-14 lead in the... Read More →

Inside 15th Region (2/17/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Johnson Central (17-6): The Golden Eagles continued to show why they are the dominant team in the 15th region by clobbering Pike County Central 65-27 last week. Braxton Blair led the Golden Eagles with 18. Shane Hall added 12 points, 7 boards, 2 asst, 2 steals, 1 block, 3 dunks. Shane Hall got his 200th career dunk in only 16 minutes of playing time. Johnson Central has a very good chance to be on a 8 game win streak rolling into the district tournament, they are currently on a 5 game win streak. Upcoming games: vs. Ashland 2/17, @ Pikeville 2/18, @ Prestonsburg 2/20 2. Betsy... Read More →

Inside the 11th Region (2/16/14)

By JokersWild24 - INTRODUCTION: RECAP: Another week, some more big games, but also more cancellations. It's tournament time, and teams are starting to separate themselves from the pack. I've tried to include some analysis of each team, including what they'll have to do in tournament play, in my rankings. Scott County justified my ranking them on a tier by themselves with a spanking of Lex Cath on the same day that the Trinity team they beat last weekend handled Lafayette. Lexington Catholic is starting to slide, and occupy a tier of their own this week. There is yet another jumble in the middle with a... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (2/16/14)

By Walter - Another week of 9th region basketball is in the books and we learned a lot this past week as far as the top teams in the region go. With district play being right around the corner, we take a look at the rankings and recap this past week's action heading in to the final week of the regular season. 9th Region Top 10 1. Newport Central Catholic (24-3) Why: The Breds went 2-0 this week. Newcath 62 Bellevue 27 12 Newcath players got in the box score, led by Jake Schulte's 19 points in the blow out win. Ben Weyer was the second leading scorer for the Breds with 7 points. Read More →

Inside 3rd Region (2/16/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Apollo (19-5): The Eagles continued to show why they are the top team in the third region with an 80-71 overtime win last week against Hancock County. The Eagles improved to 9-1 in their region. Upcoming games: vs. Madisonville North-Hopkins 2/18, vs. Daviess County 2/25 (District Tourney) 2. Owensboro (16-8): Owensboro picked up another win last week, to inch closer to Apollo, who sits at #1. The Red Devils defeated Bowling Green 69-59 to improve to 16-8. One thing’s for sure the remaining games on the Devils schedule won’t be easy tasks. Upcoming games: @ Hopkinsville... Read More →

Inside 15th Region (2/10/14)

By All State Baseball - 1. Johnson Central (16-6): The Golden Eagles continued to show why they are the top team in the 15th region last week when they won 4 straight games. The Golden Eagles got things started when they defeated Lawrence County 54-32. They had defeated the Bulldogs 69-65 earlier in the year. Shane Hall sit out this game due to the flu. Johnson Central would win their next three games, all came on back to back to back days. They defeated Paintsville 78-55. Johnson Central had 3 players that had 14 points each, Shane Hall, Kyle Gullett, Slade McPeek. Shane Hall also had 2 assist, 2 blocks, 1... Read More →