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NewCath head coach George Stoll, middle, gives instructions to his team. Newport Central Catholic played Louisville Butler in the first round of the KHSAA Sweet 16 March 12, 2014 at Western Kentucky University.
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The Anderson County girls' basketball team got strong production from its two Miss Basketball candidates and used a big first-half run to roll past Meade County 75-51 Thursday night in the first round of the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Sweet 16 at E.A. Diddle Arena.
Marshall County's players probably had no trouble locating their coach, Joseph Simmons, on the sideline during Thursday's 54-38 victory over Perry County Central in the first round of the Sweet 16. Simmons was easy to spot in a bright orange blazer and blue tie -- the school colors -- as he fulfilled his promise to show team pride by wearing a ... (more)
Sandra Skinner scored 25 points and hot-shooting Clark County hit 10 3-pointers to defeat Corbin 79-70 on Thursday in the first round of the KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16. Skinner's 9-of-11 shooting keyed a 62-percent performance from the field by the Lady Cardinals .
Bailey Greer scored 20 points as Marshall County defeated Perry County Central 54-38 in the first round of the KHSAA Girls' Sweet 16. Greer also had four steals for Marshall County on Thursday, which will play Corbin-Clark County on Friday at Diddle Arena.
Oklahoma State's sophomore guard Marcus Smart finished with 18 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and six steals in a virtuoso performance Wednesday night, leading the seventh-seeded Cowboys to an 80-62 rout of No.
The Ballard Memorial Lady Bombers began their season with Marshall County, and the Lady Marshals ended the Lady Bomber's season.
Shelby Gransberry scored 24 points as Ashland Blazer defeated Henderson County 56-48 on Wednesday in the first round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Girls' Sweet 16. Gransberry also had six rebounds and three blocked shots for Ashland Blazer , which faces the Danville-Shelby Valley winner on Friday at Diddle Arena.
Gregg Longacre , who has spent the past 34 seasons in the Fairdale High School basketball program as a player, assistant coach and head coach, announced his retirement from coaching Wednesday.
Fans enjoyed the game as Scott County led by Trent Gilbert won the 11th region championship over Henry Clay 70-64.
Daily NewsBell County junior Maci Morris has been named Player of the Year by 13th Region coaches for the second straight season.
Old rivals Clay County and Corbin hooked up in a classic that saw the defending 13th Region champion Tigers lead by as many as 14 points in the second half before seeing the resilient Redhounds put together one final comeback.
In practices leading up to the Ninth Region Tournament, the Covington Catholic High School basketball team sparred on the court with several coaches and volunteers who played college ball, mostly guys who were post players.
Two high school basketball powers from Central Kentucky will do battle Tuesday night with a spot at stake in next week's Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys' Sweet Sixteen.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. Three finalists for the Wooden Award, which goes to the nation's top player, were among the five players chosen for the 2014 American Athletic Conference All-Conference First Team, as voted by the league's 10 head coaches.
Dixie Heights senior Brandon Hatton scores a bank shot in the lane and is fouled by Conner senior Samuel Hemmerich.