High School Sports

HS FOOTBALL | Trinity Football says the state championships are earned in the spring

03/22/2017 07:30 PM

“You can win seven games a year just on strength and conditioning.” A motto that Trinity High School head football coach Bob Beatty takes into every one of the Shamrocks’ spring practices. Since Beatty took over as the head coach of Trinity football, the program has brought home 12 state championships, and he owes a lot of the success to the hard work the players put in in the offseason.  Read more 

HS BASKETBALL | State championship a long time in the making for Bowling Green

03/20/2017 05:50 PM

Bowling Green High School won their first Sweet 16 State Championship in school history on Sunday by beating Cooper 67-56. The Purples feature three senior leaders who have reached the Sweet 16 each year of their high school careers. After coming up short the past three seasons, 2017 was finally the year Bowling Green became state champions.  Read more 

HS BASKETBALL | Bowling Green wins State Championship

03/19/2017 05:14 PM

The Bowling Green Purples became just the second school in KHSAA history to win both the football State Championship and basketball State Championship in the same school year on Sunday when they beat Cooper 67-56. The Purples were in the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight season and had lost to the eventual State Champions the past three years. They were led on Sunday by Zion Harmon who finished with 18 points and Terry Taylor who finished with 16 and... Read more 

HS BASKETBALL | Early game highlights from KHSAA Sweet Sixteen

03/15/2017 05:31 PM

The KHSAA Boy’s Sweet Sixteen is up and running, and Bowling Green High School did not waste time establishing itself as one of the team’s to beat. The Purples won the opening game of the tournament 68-51 over Graves Co. Bowling Green used a strong second half to pull away from the Eagles, and now wait for a quarterfinal match up with the winner of Scott Co. and Pulaski Co. on Friday at noon ET. In the second game of the tournament,... Read more 

HS BASKETBALL | Previewing the KHSAA Boy's Sweey Sixteen field

03/14/2017 06:21 PM

It’s tournament time across the county, and that includes the high school level too. The KHSAA Boy’s Sweet Sixteen tips off Wednesday afternoon at Rupp Arena in Lexington, and there will be a few very competitive games right away. To breakdown the field, we spoke with Jason Alexander of BluegrassPreps.com who gives his picks of teams with thebest chances to win the title.  Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Mercer County Girls Win KHSAA State Championship

03/13/2017 09:08 PM

The Mercer County girls basketball team won its first-ever state championship on Sunday afternoon inside Highland Heights’ BB&T Arena. The Titans beat Franklin County 85-71 to take home the trophy. Mercer County’s Seygan Robins was named Tournament MVP. As Sports Night’s Kaci Kust reports, the Titans have the potential to repeat next year as well, thanks in part to a talented group of returners.  Read more 

HS BASEBALL | North Oldham bullpen adds some Division I firepower

03/10/2017 07:49 PM

It’s not everyday that high school pitchers are throwing in the high 90 mile-per-hour range, and when a high schooler with that kind of arm does come around, people take notice pretty quickly. That scene has unfolded at North Oldham High School this season. Joe Boyle enrolled at the school for his senior year after his family moved to Oldham Co. from St. Louis. He is already has his college decision made, going to Notre Dame in the fall, but... Read more 

H.S. VOLLEYBALL | Lexington United Takes Their Skill To The Next Level

03/02/2017 06:45 PM

The seniors on the Lexington United Volleyball team are really going places. Clemson, Virginia Tech, Indiana State, WKU, USF, Ohio, Western Michigan, Tennessee, and La Salle to name a few. Their entire senior class is going division-one next season. They said the grind wasn’t easy, but they had fun doing it. “We get to help out the younger girls whenever we can and just be someone that they can look up to in the future,” said Keyton Kinley, a senior at Lafayette... Read more 

HS BASKETBALL | Jo Griffin ready to be the next great walk-on at Louisville

03/02/2017 08:30 AM

Louisville basketball fans are very familiar walk-on guard David Levitch. The U of L senior has earned valuable minutes this season, and is regularly praised by Rick Pitino for his pass-first mentality. Levitch went to high school in Oldham County, and in a recent trip to one of his alma mater’s basketball game, noticed a player he thought had college potential. Levitch than advised the Cards coaching staff to check out South Oldham guard Jo Griffin. Rick Pitino took Levitch’s... Read more 

HS LACROSSE | Bowling Green Lacrosse is our High School Team of the Week

03/01/2017 07:00 PM

In this week’s installment of Spectrum News’ Team of the Week, we wanted to recognize a team in south-central Kentucky pioneering a new sport in the region. Bowling Green High School is its inaugural season of club lacrosse, and already seeing the roster grow at an impressive rate.  Read more 

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