High School Sports

UofL BASKETBALL | Trinity's David Johnson Commits To The Cards

09/22/2017 02:30 PM

Trinity High School 6’5” shooting guard David Johnson committed to Louisville on Friday. Johnson, a class of 2019 prospect, is rated as a four-star prospect by 24/7 Sports and Scout.com. Johnson had also drawn interest from UK and Xavier. Johnson averaged 10.8 points per game as a sophomore. Spectrum News spoke with Johnson one-on-one: #L1C4 pic.twitter.com/XgIBW4S8se— David johnson ひ (@_daveordavid_) September 16, 2017  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Bracken Co. Reflects on Unique Mascot During Homecoming Week

09/22/2017 01:48 PM

Friday night at 7:30 p.m. eastern, Bracken County faces off with Dayton in a homecoming match-up. That part of the high school experience isn’t too unique, but Bracken County’s mascot- that is another story. Senior volleyball and tennis player Makenleigh Cooper explains their mascot is usually a surprise to others. “‘The Polar Bears?’ Like, it’s kind of like a question. Like, ‘are you sure?’, because you’re usually used to like the Indians or like the Eagles…but, I mean, its really cool because... Read more 

H.S. Football | KCD Preparing for "Battle of Unbeatens"

09/20/2017 04:57 PM

The Kentucky Country Day football team is on a roll this season. The Bearcats are undefeated on the season with a perfect 5-0 record. In fact, they have outscored their last three opponents by a combined 155 to six. As a result of their success this year, the Bearcats are ranked third in this week’s AP Class A Poll. The team though does have a tough test this Friday night, when it hosts another team with a 5-0 record. Lexington Christian will make... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Ballard Riding Two-Game Winning Streak

09/13/2017 07:36 PM

The Ballard High School football team is building momentum as the season continues. The Bruins, who lost their first two games of the season, have won their last two games. In fact, last week, Ballard handed Central its first loss of the season, after beating the Yellow Jackets 30-7. As a result of the big victory last week and the two-game winning streak, the Ballard Bruins have been named our “High School Team of the Week.” Ballard will face Manual on the road this... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Moore Mustangs Celebrate Diversity

09/11/2017 12:30 PM

“I believe that sports have no language barriers. Have no color barriers. You kind of welcome that diversity,” explained Moore’s offensive coordinator Tombe Thomas. The Moore Mustangs have one of the most diverse football teams around. Thomas’ family is originally from South Sudan. “My mom is from Mexico, really a small town- a small village in Mexico. She moved in when she was young in America and my dad is Salvadorian from Central America,” added Luis Ceron, a senior defensive end. “My family is... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Lafayette DL Tackles Adversity To Play

09/07/2017 01:46 PM

Take a look at the Lafayette Generals football team, you wouldn’t notice that any one different payer was different than the rest “I just decided to play one day and I’m on the team now,” explained sophomore defensive lineman Will Watkins. Watkins just picked up football this season. He didn’t have any past experience outside of little league, he just loved the game. “I enjoy football a lot. It’s like, really fun. It’s a really fun sport to play,” Watkins told Spectrum News. He... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | West Jessamine on Two-Game Winning Streak

09/06/2017 05:16 PM

The West Jessamine Colts may want to rename themselves the West Jessamine “Cardiac” Colts. After losing their regular season opener against Lloyd Memorial last month, West Jessamine has won its last two games by a combined two points. It beat Clay County 14-13 on August 25, before beating South Laurel 35-34 on August 31. As a result of their recent success, the Colts have been named our “High School Team of the Week.” West Jessamine will host Russell County this Friday night. Kickoff... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Caldwell Co. Coach Fighting Parkinson's Disease

09/06/2017 02:33 PM

The will to fight through adversity isn’t something you can coach. It isn’t something you can teach or learn; it’s inside you. When faced with adversity, do you lay down? Or do you step up and go to battle? For Caldwell County head football coach David Barnes, he chose to fight. Earlier this year Barnes had to come up with his toughest game plan yet- how he would fight Parkinson’s disease. “At first you think well- because there’s no cure. You know,... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Jeff Brohm, Purdue Recruiting Home State of Kentucky

09/01/2017 12:39 PM

First year Purdue Head Coach Jeff Brohm has recruits across Kentucky saying one thing: “Boiler up, hammer down”. The class of 2018 has four guys from Kentucky heading to West Lafayette in the fall: offensive lineman Will Bramel out of Boyle County, offensive lineman Charles Allen from Doss, Kaiden Smith, a defensive back from Spencer County and safety Cory Trice from Christian County. Local coaches have noted the efforts in Brohm’s home state. “Purdue has done a fantastic job here. He was... Read more 

H.S. VOLLEYBALL | Assumption Ranked No. 1 in Kentucky, Top Ten Nationally

08/31/2017 02:15 PM

With a sweep over rival Sacred Heart, the Assumption Rockets are undefeated in 2017. “When we scrimmage and stuff it’s like a war zone. Every side is fighting for every point,” explained sophomore outside hitter, Anna DeBeer. DeBeer is a Louisville commit. Assumption volleyball is no stranger to winning, but having thirteen division-one commits on one roster, that’s a new level even for them. “There’s a lot of talent on this team. That’s one of the fun parts about it is the depth.... Read more 

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