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Inside the 13th Region 12-5-16

By Les - 13th Region Rankings 1. Harlan County (2-0 overall, 0-0 vs. 13th Region competition) The Black Bears move into the top spot after rolling to wins over both Letcher Central (64-42) and Taylor County (82-75). Cameron Carmical had a big game against Taylor County, scoring 27 points while Treyce Spurlock added 21 points. Tyreese Simmons recorded a triple-double, scoring 19 points while pulling down 12 rebounds. 2. South Laurel (3-0, 1-0) In the end, it could come down to South Laurelís big three of Jared Grubb, JJ Ramey and Ryan Anders vs. Harlan Countyís Big Three of Camical, Spurlock and... Read More →

8th region Re-cap Week #1

By 8th Region Warrior - Inside the 8th region this week, saw some of our teams step outside the region to test their kids and see the talent in other regions. I always enjoy when they play other regions, as the 8th always seems to get a bad rap when mentioned across the Bluegrass, as of late. Ranking's for week #1 are below. 1. South Oldham- Not much changed here, except I truly think Jo Griffin could make a run at the POY in the region, he is a true complete player. The Dragon's got wins over region rival Shelby County with Jo Griffin posting 31 points in the win, and also defeated a CAL team that was missing... Read More →

Inside the 12th Region 12-5-2016

By SHS Future - 12th Region Basketball The first week of the season is in the books and there were a lot of great games throughout the 12th Region. Lincoln Countyís first 2 games of the season are overtime thrillers, Pulaski County travel to Louisville Trinity, and other great games all in week one of the season. There were also some standout performances that sparked some intrigue across the region. Especially for Southwestern fans who witnessed their team make 18 of 22 3-point attempts in their win over George Rogers Clark and Peyton Gover of the Warriors scoring 39 points in that game. Noah Young also... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (12/5/16)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Rankings 1) Bowling Green (1-0) - 12/3 99-67 W McCracken County (at Marshall County) Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 12/6 vs. Elizabethtown, 12/9 at Hopkinsville, 12/10 vs. North Hardin (at Henderson County) The three-time defending region champions and state frontrunners had a thunderous opening in the Marshall County Hoopsfest, racing out to 99 points against McCracken County in a 32 point victory. The total was the highest scoring output in 13 years for the Purples, and came without the benefit of players such as Kyran Jones and DeAngelo Wilson, among others. Austin... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (12/5)

By Walter - The first week of 9th region hoops is in the books and while it is only the first week of December, we got a little better idea of what to expect from most teams after head to head match ups. These rankings will likely change a lot over these next few weeks, but here is where the teams stand after the opening week. 1. Covington Catholic (2-0) It didn't take long, but the Colonels are back in a familiar spot at the top of the 9th region after defeating Williamstown in a blow out home opener (90-34) and then taking care of a top 20 Lexcath team, 62-52. Junior CJ Fredrick led the Colonels in... Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (12-5-16)

By 15th Region - Overview: The morning air is getting colder and basketball is back in the mountains. Week 1 opened with a few surprises as one of the favorites has been hit by sickness and it showed. Overall the top 4 have not changed. Letís see how the rankings pan-out early in the season. 1. Johnson Central (2-0) Ė The Golden Eagles opened the season with a big road win at Greenup County 80-74. JC was powered by their dynamic backcourt as Cole Crace (32) and Mason Blair (31) each went for 30 plus in the game. It was the first time since the 1969-1970 that two JC players had done that (Howard Wallen... Read More →

11th Region Week 1 Recap and Rankings

By mooremiller31 - The first full week of basketball is complete in the 11th region. A lot of exciting games and interesting results this past week, and a lot to discuss. I will provide new team rankings, a recap of the week, team of the week, player of the week, and a look ahead at the week to come! Team of the Week Lexington Christian - The Eagles went 3-0 this week with blowout victories against Harrison County, Whitefield Academy, and Ashland. Impressive start to the season for the Eagles as they were never challenged in any of their 3 games. Their length showed all week with impressive numbers in... Read More →

14th Region Rankings - Week 1

By All State Baseball - One week of the 2016/17 basketball season has came and gone and what an exciting first week. Weíve seen some blowout games and weíve seen games thatís came down to the last minute / last shot. Letís take a recap of the 14th Region. 1.Perry County Central (1-0): The Commodores had just one game but it was against district foe Buckhorn. Commodores were out to get some revenge for being upset by the Wildcats in the regional championship game last season. First half was all Buckhorn. Wildcats took a 26-19 lead into halftime but the second half was a different story as the Commodores would... Read More →

BGP Girls Top 10 Week 1 Wrap Up

By Jesse James - This week was not a good week for #1's. Like the University of Kentucky Wildcats the BGP Girls #1 Butler Bearettes went down to #3 Male. Butler was led by Fontasia Jefferies (St Louis signee) with 18, and Jaelynn Penn (Indiana signee) with 15. Butler rebounded with a 69-23 win over Central. #2 Mercer County took on out of state powerhouse Hamilton Heights TN who has 7/8 Division 1 kids that make up basically a prep school. Mercer dropped that game 76-65. Mercer County was led by UL commit Seygan Robins with 16 pts and SEMO commit Lexy Lake with 15 points. Male, like previously stated,... Read More →

Class 2A Notebook 12/1- State FInals Tale of the Tape

By ATLCat - CAL Centurions (13-1) Head Coach Stefon LeFors STARTING OFFENSE LT #51 Soph Nathan Green, 6'2 218 LG #76 JR Luke Greene, 6'1 204 C #61 SR Michael Lagestee, 6'2 220 RG #57 JR Nick Olsofka, 6'3 270 RT #75 FR John Young, 6'3 230 FR TE #80 SR Jake Paulson, 6'5 250 Read More →

11th Region Week 1 Games of the Week

By mooremiller31 - I am going to post an article every Monday listing the top games in the 11th Region every week. I will try to hit every team more then once this season and shouldn't be an issue with the schedules all these teams play! Good luck to everyone as the season begins tonight! November 29th Madison Southern @ Madison Central November 30th Lexington Catholic @ Covington Catholic December 1st Paul Laurence Dunbar @ Bryan Station December 2nd Madison Central @ Lafayette Read More →

2016-17 2nd Region Preview

By WKY - This will be the second year in a row that Henderson County enters the season as an underdog. The question is will they play spoiler again? One could argue that the region belongs to them until someone dethrones them. However it is hard to argue with this season's favorite since they have proved they have what it takes to make the region finals, nearly walking away with the championship last season. Preseason Team Rankings Rank Team (Last Season Overall Record; Last Season Region Record; Postseason Finish) 1. Webster County (22-10; 11-6; Region Runner-Up) The Lady Trojans lose only... Read More →

3A Notebook: Belfry and Central to go yet Another Round

By gchs_uk9 - You'll not go broke picking Belfry and Central to advance deep in the postseason every year. Come Saturday, Belfry will play in their ninth state championship game in the last fourteen years, looking to win a sixth title and fourth in a row. Central, meanwhile, will be making their seventh appearance in the last ten years, and will look to add a sixth crown to the trophy case. To say these clubs are experienced is an understatement. It wasn't always this easy. For years, Belfry was the bridesmaid, losing championship games in 1979, 1985, and 1986. Even after winning legendary coach... Read More →

2016-17 2nd Region Preview

By The Scribe - Second Region Preview Stop me if you have heard this before, but the road to the Second Region basketball title runs through the Eighth District. Hopkinsville, University Heights, and defending champion Christian County are all ranked in the top 20 statewide, with only two of them able to advance to the region tourney and keep alive a streak that has seen an Eighth District school win every region title since 2001. Christian County has won seven region titles, Hopkinsville has won five, and UHA three region titles since Madisonville won the 2001 title. Despite losing the... Read More →

2016-17 13th Region Preview

By Les - The 13th Region looks to be a five-team race with defending 13th Region champion South Laurel pegged as the pre-season favorite after garnering eight of the 16 first place votes the 13th Region coaches casted and finishing with a 13th Region-best 136 points while Corbin (133 points), Harlan County (127), North Laurel (123) and Knox Central round out the top five teams. Corbin junior Andrew Taylor was selected as the pre-season 13th Region top-ranked player and Player of the Year after picking up seven first place votes and 147 points while North Laurel senior, and Eastern Kentucky University... Read More →