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Ashland Tomcats

By Ram - Ashland Some questions have been answered for Ashland heading into the 2013 season. Who will take over for long time Head Coach Leon Hart? Tony Love will. Will anyone make fun of the fact that one coach is named “Hart”, and the other is named “Love”? Yes, they will. Will Coach Love stick with the Spread Offense? No, he will not. Will the Putnam Stadium renovations be completed prior to the start of the 2013 season? No, not even close, not even started. However, some question remain for the Tomcats. What offense will Ashland run? It looks like it is going to be a hybrid of the wishbone... Read More →

Estill County Engineers

By All State Baseball - Estill County Can the Engineers get back to their winning ways in 2013? In 2012 Estill County had a disappointing season going 0-10 and missing the playoffs for the second straight year. Engineers were plagued by injuries in 2012 including losing two of their best players in Trevor Jones and Taylor Tate for the entire season due to ACL injuries. Estill County returns majority of their team from 2012 not only for 2013 but also for 2014. Engineers will have a solid rushing attack with Jon Collins and Greg Stamper. Estill County has the weapons to get back to the playoffs and have a... Read More →

2013 Kentucky Sweet 16 Boys Basketball Preview

By theguru - GRAVES COUNTY EAGLES (25-8) 1st Region Champions Head Coach: Terry Birdsong Graves County will be making its eighth trip to the Sweet Sixteen with its last appearance coming in 2009. The Eagles earned the right to play at Rupp Arena by upending 1st Region favorite Marshall County, 58-44, during first round action of the 1st Region Tournament as Peyton Puckett (13 points), Zach Kimbler (12 points) and Tyler Starkey (12 points) combined to score 37 points in the win. Terry Birdsong’s squad then went on to defeat Lone Oak in the semifinals (61-43) before capturing the region crown with a... Read More →

2nd Region Tournament Preview

By The Scribe - Hopkinsville enters the Second Region Tournament as one of the largest favorites in recent memory. The Tigers rolled through region opponents with an undefeated record, with only two teams coming within single digits. Hopkinsville has only won back-to-back region titles once – 1985 and 1986, with the 1985 team winning the state title. There are some who compare this year’s team to that state title squad. Hoptown is led by senior guard Jordan Majors, who scored 31 points in the district title win over Christian County. Majors’ mix of size and speed make him tough to defend. Inside,... Read More →

7th Region Tournament Preview

By Getslow - Schedule All Games at Valley High School Monday, February 25 Ballard vs. Seneca, 3:30 pm Male vs. Manual, 5:00 pm Central vs. St. Xavier, 6:30 pm Trinity vs. Eastern, 8:15 pm Wednesday, February 27 Read More →

4th Region Tournament Preview

By DragonFire - 4th Region Preview Going into the 2012-13 season, the 14th District was casting its usual long shadow over the region. They’d won every region title since the 01/02 season. Six of those years it was two 14th District teams in the finals. A similar result was predicted this year, but the region got two very early 2013 Christmas gifts within two weeks of each other. First, Warren Central and Bowling Green ended up drawing each other in the 14th District tournament, the result of a three way tie for first in that district. Then, Greenwood upset #1 seed Warren East, eliminating one of the... Read More →

13th Region Tournament Preview

By Les - 13th Region Tournament Preview at Harlan County High School District champions — 49th — Clay County (23-6); 50th Corbin (24-6); 51st — Knox Central (17-13); 52nd — Harlan County (23-7) District runner-ups — 49th — North Laurel (15-15); 50th — South Laurel (13-16); 51st — Barbourville (19-11); 52nd — Middlesboro (15-13) Schedule Monday, Feb. 25 First Round Read More →

2013 10th Region Tournament Preview

By Randy Parker - 2013 10th Region Region Tournament Preview The storied Mason County Fieldhouse will play host to this year's 10th Region Tournament, which kicks off on Monday night, February 25th. Two-time defending champion George Rogers Clark is back in the field to defend its crown, albeit with a less talented roster. Happy Osborne's Montgomery County Indians will enter the tourney with the "favorite" label, having earned a 28-4 record including 14 wins without any blemishes in Region play. The only team with a better in-Region resume is Mike Code's Bishop Brossart Mustangs, who are 15-0 in the 10th... Read More →

12th Region Tournament Preview

By PurplePride92 - The 12th Region Tournament kicks off Monday evening at Lincoln County High School. The 8 teams fortunate enough to make it and first round matchups are: Monday, February 25, 6pm-Pulaski County vs Wayne County Monday, February 25, 7:45pm-West Jessamine vs Lincoln County Tuesday, February 26, 6pm-Southwestern vs Mercer County Read More →

9th Region Tournament Preview

By Walter - 9th Region Tournament Preview: After an exciting regular season and district tournaments that featured classics between Holmes and Newcath, Covcath and Newcath , Cooper and Ryle Round 1, Villa Madonna and Lloyd, and Holmes and Covcath in the 35th district championship, to name a few, it is finally 9th region tournament time. The 2013 9th region tournament will once again be on the campus of Northern Kentucky University at the Bank of Kentucky Center. This year’s field includes Dixie Heights, Newport, Covington Catholic, Ryle, Newport Central Catholic, Holmes, Cooper, and St. Henry. ... Read More →

14th Region Preview

By All State Baseball - 14th Region Tournament held at Letcher County Central High School in Whitesburg. There will be split sessions on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Championship will be at 7 PM on Saturday, March 2. Fans can buy $5 ticket for 1 game or $10 ticket for 2 games, but if you buy the $10 ticket, after the first game, you must do like everyone else, walk out, once your out you can walk back in the front door, show them your ticket and go on in. Their will be a hospitality room (LCC Cafeteria). NO fans will be on the court at any time. Coaches/AD must give Ozz Jackson (LCC AD) a list of 40 people... Read More →

16th Region Tournament Preview

By Tom Terrific - So, now that the draw has been held here are the match-ups that we'll see at Johnson Arena on the campus of Morehead State University starting on Tuesday Feb.26th. Tuesday 6:00 Ashland vs. West Carter Tuesday 8:00 Fleming County vs. Lewis County Wednesday 6:00 Russell vs. Boyd County Wednesday 8:00 Morgan County vs. Rowan County How They Got Here Read More →

29th District Tournament Preview

By 8thRegionGuy - Tonight starts the other half of the 8th Region's District Tournaments. The 29th District Tournament is being held at Oldham County this year. The Colonels are the defending 8th Region Champions. Tournament Schedule Tuesday - South Oldham (20-6) vs. Trimble County (15-10) - 7:30pm Wednesday - North Oldham (18-10) vs. Oldham County (21-7) - 7:30pm Friday - Finals - 8:00pm Tournament Seeding & Records 1. South Oldham (3-0) 2. North Oldham (2-1) Read More →

10th Region: Top 5 Performers- Sort of (Weeks 11 & 12)

By Randy Parker - Here is our every-other-week 10th Region Top 5 Performers list. The rankings below reflect Weeks 11 & 12 of the basketball season. For the first time all season we have a tie, so this Top 5 list is actually 6. Enjoy the list & tell us where we're right or wrong. .gif #1- Omar Prewitt (Montgomery County)-It's only fitting that the Region's best player on the Region's best team earns the #1 spot as the regular season has ended. But Prewitt didn't earn this spot in name alone. The senior standout went for 31 points, 8 boards & 6 blocks vs. Scott to kick off Weeks 11 & 12. He followed... Read More →

31st District Tournament Preview

By 8thRegionGuy - We said at the beginning of the season that this one was up for grabs. Maybe not so much now though. The Gallatin County Wildcats have the #1 seed in the tournament, but definately not playing the best ball right now. Possible upsets in the Monday game with Eminence and Henry County. Tournament is at Carroll County this year. Schedule Monday - Eminence vs. Henry County - 7:30pm Wednesday - Gallatin County vs. Eminence/Henry Winner - 6:00pm Wednesday - Owen County vs. Carroll County - 7:30pm Friday - Finals - 7:00pm District Record: Gallatin County 7-2 Read More →