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8th Region Showdown in the Roy

By 8th Region Warrior - Well all the marbles are on the table, lines have been drawn, hay is in the barn, you name it whatever your favorite slogan is this time of year, expect some great games this week across the Bluegrass. You don't have to go very far to New Castle Ky, this week for some great basketball action and coaching. Whoever wins this region will definitely have earned it. Instead of breaking down teams, I am going to look at each match-up and bracket, giving a preview of what we can expect. But only doing the first round games. It will give us a chance to catch our breath this weekend, and I will... Read More →

2016 10th Region Tournament Preview

By Randy Parker - Of the 8 teams that took part in the 2015 10th Region Tournament, 7 of them return for a chance at the title in 2016. The one newcomer just so happens to be this year's host, as Montgomery County takes its third turn as the site for the 10th's annual March showdown. Two-time defending champion Campbell County is back, joining the Indians as one of the favorites. The two schools have won the last 3 tournaments. 40th District champion Paris is another favorite, as the Greyhounds have won a Region-leading 23 games thus far. Augusta is arguably the hottest team in the 10th, winners... Read More →

15th Region Tournament Preview

By 15th Region - District Tournament Recap: We were able to correctly predict 7 of the 8 regional tournament teams with 3 of the 4 districts being perfect predictions on winners and runner-upís (missed the 59th District winner Ė see district tournament article). Letís see how the district tournaments played out in the 15th Region. 57th - The 57th District was packed each night at Paintsville High School as in the first game JCís defense dominated Sheldon Clark despite the hot early start by the Cardinals (early 4 point play by Bradley Dalton). Game 2 would see Paintsville shoot a terrible percentage... Read More →

6th Region Tournament Preview

By GoHardITP - All 1st round games played Tuesday Bullitt East (25-5) at North Bullitt (23-6), 7 p.m- Their only previous game this season was held 3 weeks ago which Bullitt East won at home 80-71. This game is held at North with their 23rd district victory and the upset loss suffered by Bullitt East. How Bullitt East responds to that loss will dictate what happens in this game. North Bullitt will not resemble Fern Creek in any way who gave Bullitt East trouble with their defense and rebounding. North Bullitt will need to out rebound the taller BE team if they have a chance. Unless there is a hot... Read More →

14th Region Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - For the first time in a long time, the 14th Region Host (Knott County Central) will host the tournament without the home town team participating due to being eliminated in district play. Letís take a look at the matchups for the 2015-16 14th Regional Tournament. Perry County Central vs. Estill County: First meeting in a long time between these two teams. Perry Central has been the region favorite since before the season started and theyíve backed it up each and every game plus they are the hottest team heading into the tournament as theyíve won 4 straight and 9 of their last 10 games.... Read More →

11th Region Tournament First Round Preview

By Wildcatfan25 - Eastern Kentucky University will be the host of the 11th Region Tournament after a very recent change from the Frankfort Civic Center. A new champion will definitely be crowned after the Lexington Catholic Knights fell to Lafayette in the district semifinals. Since none of the teams have played each other this season, I used the Litkenhous ratings for projection purposes. Franklin County (15-13) vs. Lafayette (19-10): These teams did not meet in the regular season. The young Franklin County Flyers are champions of the 41st District while the veteran Lafayette team comes in after being... Read More →

5th Region Tournament Preview

By ACfan4 - 5th Region Tournament Preview (2-28-16) Taylor Co. (20th district champs) vs Nelson Co. (19th district runner-up): Taylor Co. comes in as the 5th region favorites and reigning champions as they made easy work of Campbellsville and Marion Co. in the district tournament and come in with a 21-8 record. Nelson Co. took down Washington Co. in the first round of their district tournament but then dropped the championship game to Bardstown. They come in with a 15-12 record. Taylor Co. won the only meeting between the two teams 75-41. North Hardin (17th district champs) vs Green Co. (18th... Read More →

16th Region Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - Morehead State University will be the host of another exciting 16th Region Tournament this season. Elliott County are the defending region champs, can they repeat or will someone else be making their way to Rupp? Elliott County vs. Fairview: Elliott County took both regular season meetings from Fairview, 74-54 and 67-51. Elliott County hit a hard spot their in January where they went 1-6 during a 7 game stretch but since they have won 7 straight and come into the regional tournament at 19-7. Fairview has lost 8 of their last 9 games. Their only win came in a 68-45 fashion over... Read More →

3rd Region Tournament Preview...

By ApolloFan98 - As well roll into regional tournament, the 3rd region is as wide open as ive seen it in many many years. I would say there are 5 teams with a legit shot to win the whole thing and no real favorite. Here is how I have them seeded, heading into next week... 1.Owensboro Catholic (19-9) Ė The Aces head into the regional tournament, winners of 4 of their last 5 games. The Aces look to be the most well rounded team in the region with talent inside and out. Players to watch: Luke Hayden is one of the most dynamic players in the region as a sophomore (17ppg). Cam Obryan tweeked his knee vs... Read More →

15th Regional Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - The 15th Region has several teams that can bring home the gold but there is only one favorite and that favorite is none other than Shelby Valley. The Lady Cats have been dominate all season long as they head into the regional tournament at 25-3. Magoffin County vs. Pikeville: In the only meeting on the season, Magoffin County defeated Pikeville 65-58 back on February 1st. Lady Hornets have won 3 straight and 5 of their last 6 games. Pikeville had won 3 straight before falling in the district championship game to Shelby Valley. 13 of their 17 wins have came against region opponents but... Read More →

14th Region Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - The 14th Region seen some exciting games this season including between several teams thatís participating and facing each other again in the regional tournament. Letís take a look at the matchups. Powell County is the host of the regional tournament. Knott County Central vs. Leslie County: The Lady Patriots faced off against the Lady Eagles once this season, back on December 5th, the Lady Pats traveled to Hyden to face Leslie County in their own Coach Wilson Classic. Leslie County would pull out a thrilling 53-45 victory. Knott Central is the hottest team coming into the regional... Read More →

10th Region Tournament Preview

By All State Baseball - The 2015/16 season has came and gone in a flash. Now itís crunch time for every team across the region, itís win or go home. The 10th region seen some good action this season, like always. Theirís a favorite but theirís a few that can win it. Letís take a look at the matchups. Campbell County will be the host of the 10th Region Tournament this season. George Rogers Clark vs. St. Patrick: These two teams have not met this season. GRC comes in at 17-10 and 10-3 (region) averaging 61.2 points per game and only allowing 50.4 points per game. GRC has won 3 straight and 6 of their last 7... Read More →

2nd Region Tournament Preview

By WKY - Region Tournament Who's Who Most Experienced Team: Madisonville-North Hopkins (4 seniors and 3 juniors in their 7 player rotation that have made it to the last 3 region semifinals) Most Big Game Experience: Henderson County (3-time defending region champs that return several key players from last year's state tournament quarterfinalist team) Best Size: Hopkinsville (4 players at or over the 6-foot mark creates a matchup problem for most other 2nd Region teams) Most Athletic Team: Hopkins County Central (although undersized up front they have the most athletic backcourt and frontcourt in... Read More →

Region 7 Rankings 2/25/16

By ball_coach_4 - Sorry for the late post guys. Iíve been under the weather this week and out of commission for the most part outside of work. Here are the last rankings through today. Tune in next Monday for my regional picks and end of year awards. Last weekís rankings are in parentheses (): 1. Male (25-4) (1) Male ends the regular season as my regional pick at #1. They beat Waggener last week in a close game. They then dropped a exciting game to their rival Manual. That one loss doesnít move them from the top spot in my eyes though. The Bulldogs took care of Brown in the 26th District... Read More →

6th Region Rankings and District Championship Preview

By GoHardITP - District Finals are set and we know the (8) Sixth region teams moving on to the Regional Championships still with a shot at making it to Rupp Arena. 21st-PRP vs Valley- This should be a good rematch of their Feb 6th game won by Valley on a last second 3 point shot. Game is played on Valley's home court, but PRP is coming around at the right time and is poised for revenge for the 21st district championship and a #1 seed in the drawing to be held Saturday. 22nd-Doss vs DeSales- In what was a stunner, DeSales upset the Butler Bears in the semi-finals after winning the #4 seed vs #5 seed... Read More →