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Inside The 11th Region (1/18/15)

By JokersWild24 - Some quick hitters on the state of the always in flux 11th Region: Player of the Week: Dylan Jones - Western Hills Shout out to, Dylan Jones, who set a new Western Hills school record by hitting 10 threes against Burgin, finishing the night with a 35 point clip. The Wolverines are definitely making strides, and have won 4 of their first 7 following the Christmas break. Team of the Week: Bryan Station Read More →


Inside the 15th Region (1-18-15)

By 15th Region - Overview: With 7 Weeks Down and District Tournaments quickly approaching, the 15th Region is shaping up to be a wild race to the finish with many big games still to come. Some highlights from the past week include Sheldon Clark remaining top dog with a 3-0 mark (winning in impressive fashion), Paintsville defeat Johnson Central for the first time in 5 years, and Lawrence County open 60th District play with a 1-2 mark. Week 7 produced the most upsets thus far this season (4) as some of the favorites were reeling from injury/sickness or simply didn’t match the opponents’ intensity. Outside... Read More →


12th Region All A Preview

By SHS Future - It’s the middle of January, fitness centers across the state are packed full of people trying to lose those extra Christmas pounds, and 12th Region basketball is in full swing. That also means it’s time for the Kentucky small schools to take center stage in the Touchstone Energy All A Classic. The 12th Region All A will welcome a new team this year borrowed from the 5th Region. Washington County will join the traditional teams of Burgin, Danville, and Somerset at the Briar Patch in Somerset this week. These four teams will square off against each other starting Monday, January 19th to crown... Read More →


Inside 14th Region (1/18/15)

By All State Baseball - Knott County Central wins WYMT Mountain Classic, continues to roll through opponents Knott County Central made it known that they intend on winning the 14th region tournament for the 4th straight year when they won the WYMT Mountain Classic last week, picking up wins over Harlan County, Clay County and Perry County Central. The Patriots outscored their opponents 188-141. Once the Patriots got done with the WYMT classic, they would turn their attention two more regional opponents in Letcher County Central and Powell County in which Knott County Central would demolish both teams defeating... Read More →



9th Region All A Tournament Preview

By Walter - In what has become more known as the "Newcath Invitational," the 9th region All A starts this Monday night at Holy Cross High School. The Schedule Monday January 19th (at Holy Cross) 6:00- Cov Latin v Beechwood 7:30- Newcath v Villa Madonna Monday January 19th (at Bellevue) Read More →


13th Region All 'A' Preview

By Les - With high school basketball season in full swing and the holiday tournament season over with, it can only mean one thing in the Bluegrass State — the Touchstone Energy All “A” Classic is upon us. The All “A” Classic may be considered the little brother to Kentucky’s Sweet Sixteen, but to the 13th Region schools involved in the 13th Region All “A” Classic, which tips off Monday, it’s a pretty big deal. The Favorite “We put a lot of emphasis on this tournament because it means a lot to the small schools like ours,” Williamsburg head coach Patrick Robinson said. “You want your kids to play... Read More →


Region 1 All A Preview

By Region 1 Basketball - Top Teams: 1. Murray, 13-5, The Tigers are the team to beat. They have beat Paducah Tilghman and Marshall County and have established themselves as the team most likely to beat Calloway County. They come at you in bunches. They play 10+ players on most nights. 1st group will play a 2-2-1 and the second group will play man to man or a 1-2-2. They try to wear teams down. They are lead in scoring by Sophomore Preston English and Junior Duane Curtis. 2. Ballard Memorial 8-9, This is where the seeding becomes muddy. Any of the teams left could have been the #2 seed. Ballard has an... Read More →


Inside the 9th Region (1/13)

By Walter - Through the first 6 weeks of 9th region basketball, it has becomes clear that there is one elite team. A team that isn't far behind. And two teams that are just waiting to get their shot to prove this isn't a two horse race for the 9th region crown. Let's jump in to this week's rankings. 1. Newport Central Catholic (10-2) Why: The Breds went 3-0 this week with an average margin of victory of 31 points. Newcath 90 Holy Cross 54 Another dominating victory, another dominating performance by the big 3 of Drew McDonald (22 pts, 8 rbs), Zack Pangallo (19 pts), and Ben Weyer (18 pts, 12... Read More →


Inside the 12th Region (1/12/15)

By SHS Future - There are a lot of good games coming your way this week in the 12th Region highlighted by the Boyle County at Lincoln County match-up on Friday. Everyone that follows 12th Region basketball has been eyeing the eventual match-up of Jeremiah Bell and Hagen Tyler versus Timmy Taylor and Jacob Conway. So if you haven't already done so, clear your calendar for Friday night so you can head to Stanford to watch two state ranked and 45th District rivals play. 12th Region Rankings for 1/12/15: 1) Boyle County (13-3)- The Rebels beat Pulaski County at home last week 67-49 and beat... Read More →


Inside the 13th Region (1/12/15)

By Les - It’s been another week of impressive basketball action in the 13th Region, but with that said, not a lot of movement in my poll. Williamsburg remains the lone unbeaten team in the state while Clay County remains unbeaten against 13th Region competition. Both South Laurel and Whitley County continue to surprise while North Laurel continues to leave me scratching my head wondering what’s wrong with the Jaguars. With that said, let’s take a look at the rankings. 1.Clay County (14-3 overall, 6-0 against 13th Region competition)The Tigers posted a 2-1 showing in the WYMT Classic and held their... Read More →


Inside the 1st Region (1-12-15)

By Region 1 Basketball - Top Teams: 1. Calloway County, 15-1, The Lakers beat Mayfield 74-50 behind Parker Adams 24 points on Tuesday. The Lakers beat Marshall County on Friday night 40-32. A big District game this Friday with Murray. The winner will have the edge for the #1 seed. 2. Murray, 12-5, The Tigers beat an outmanned Fulton City team on Tuesday. Murray went on the road and beat Ballard by 8 in a game that was closer than anticipated. Ballard played without their leading scorer Keagon Cooper and another starter Dre Bledsoe. 3. Paducah Tilghman, 11-3, They beat St. Mary in a big district... Read More →


Inside the 16th Region 1/12/15

By GB32 - Top Ten 1. Boyd County (13-1) The Lions survived a major scare from district foe Fairview last Friday. Conner Gauze made the game tying hoop and the Lions ran away in overtime for the win. Mason County comes to town Tuesday for a showdown in Summit. 2. Rowan County (13-3) The Vikings bounced back from the loss to Boyd County with convincing wins over Fleming County and Raceland. Ryne Callahan and Justin Graham continue to shine for The Vikings. Elliott County and Wayne County will be tests this week. 3. Elliott County (10-4) The Lions are on a roll. They dismantled Morgan County... Read More →


Inside the 8th Region 1-11-15

By ColonelMike - The 8th Region boys have struggled to make their mark against the elite from other regions, but the region is setting up for a very exciting All-A tournament and the big tournament in New Castle. The top of the pecking order, overall record-wise, as of 1/11/15: Owen County 14-2 .875 Oldham County 13-3 .813 Shelby County 11-4 .733 Trimble Co. 11-4 .733 Collins 10-5 .667 Simon Kenton 9-6 .600 Read More →


Inside the 15th Region (1-11-15)

By 15th Region - Overview: Week 6 in the 15th Region has come to a close and with it half the season is in the books. Week 6 saw Shelby Valley win the 15th Region All-A Classic (Their 4th overall and first since 2010 when they won the All-A State Title), Sheldon Clark bounce back with 2 wins despite missing 3 key players (suspension), Lawrence County snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the WYMT Mountain Classic, and Johnson Central continue to roll (Won 7 in a row) as they are healthy and quickly turning into the team they projected to be in the pre-season. Week 7 brings key games within the region... Read More →


Inside the 6th Region (1/11/15)

By GoHardITP - We are 10 days into the New Year and have had some games this past week that helped shape up the rankings. The best of the 6th Region begins playing in the LIT this week along with the best of the 7th Region. LIT performance helps make a statement on where you belong in the order of best teams from the Louisville Area. Favorable match-ups help, but if you make the quarterfinals of the LIT you have earned the right to claim being among the best. Top 10 1.) Doss 12-2 and winners of their past 6 games make Doss the overwhelming #1 team where they have been since an opening week win... Read More →


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