High School Sports

HS BASEBALL | PRP is Sports Night's Team of the Week

06/21/2017 05:03 PM

Public schools have been on summer break for a couple weeks now, but it was just this past weekend that a baseball state champion was crowned. Pleasure Ridge Park out of Louisville won its fifth title in program history, and this one was perhaps the most dramatic of them all. The team survived late game rallies in the semifinal round against McCracken County, and then again in the title game against Simon Kenton. PRP head coach Bill Miller is the winningest... Read more 

HS FOOTBALL | Stefan LeFors hosting first ever Bluegrass QB Challenge

06/16/2017 01:01 PM

Former Louisville football quarterback Stefan LeFors is starting a brand new event in the world of high school football. The current head coach of Christian Academy of Louisville is hosting the first Bluegrass Quarterback Challenge. The event takes place at CAL in Louisville from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. and is an invite-only competition between some of the best high school quarterbacks in the state. It is open to the public to watch, and LeFors is bringing in some fellow Louisville... Read more 

UofL Field Hockey Commit Overcomes Medical Condition To Become Part of Team USA

06/14/2017 08:30 PM

University of Louisville commit and Christian Academy of Louisville goalkeeper Samantha Minrath knew pretty early her field hockey talent could take her to the next level. “In seventh grade actually I started to receive emails and messages in the mail from colleges, so in seventh grade was when I started to narrow down what I wanted in a college and then basically in ninth grade is when I started visiting different colleges and seeing what I wanted in a college more... Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Franklin-Simpson's Pitching Looking Good Heading Into State Tourney

06/08/2017 07:10 PM

The Franklin-Simpson baseball team is preparing to play in its first KHSAA State Tournament since the 2000 season. The Wildcats (31-5) have found a lot of success from their pitching staff this year. Pitchers Zach Sliger, Rylan Thomas and Ryan Dorris have accounted for 21 of the team’s 31 wins: Franklin-Simpson plays PRP (36-5) at Lexington’s Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Friday at 1:30 p.m. ET. Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Highlands Ready for State Tournament

06/07/2017 06:03 PM

The Highlands baseball team is preparing to play in its third-straight Whitaker Bank/KHSAA State Tournament. The Bluebirds enter the 16-team tournament with a 25-12 record. “We talk every year about playing for each other, playing with each other,” said head coach Jeremy Baioni. “This group has done that as good as any group.” Highlands will face Johnson Central (31-7-1) on Friday at 7:30 p.m. ET inside Lexington’s Whitaker Bank Ballpark. “It’s going to be a lot of fun,” said Baioni. “Anything can happen.” Spectrum... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | KY Boys All-Stars Hoping to End Streak

06/07/2017 05:42 PM

The Kentucky Boys Basketball All-Stars are preparing to play the Indiana All-Stars this weekend. The two teams are facing each other twice in this year’s Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic. The first game will take place Saturday at 7 p.m. ET inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. The second game will take place Sunday at 4 p.m. ET inside Frankfort Civic Center in Frankfort. The Kentucky boys team has lost its last 17 games against the Indiana All-Stars.  Read more 

H.S. Swimming | Brooke Forde Has Big Goals Heading To Stanford

06/02/2017 06:35 PM

For as long as she can remember, Brooke Forde has been in the water. “I think I was around the age of one [when she started swimming]. My older brothers both swam and so my mom had me in the water pretty much as soon as I could and I just kind of learned to swim by following my brothers and then I joined my first team, my neighborhood team, I was five I think,” Forde explained. Her older brothers each earned... Read more 

HS BASEBALL | End of a coaching era at Holy Cross

05/31/2017 09:02 AM

Pat Wiegandt is finally taking a spot on the bleachers. After roughly half a century of coaching baseball, many of those years at Holy Cross High School in Louisville, Wiegandt has decided to retire. Gary Fogle talked with coach Wiegandt about his plans outside of the dugout.  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Trinity's Rondale Moore Heads To "The Opening" Finals

05/29/2017 07:00 PM

As the temperatures heat up this summer, so does Rondale Moore’s recruitment. The rising senior at Trinity High School is widely considered the number one wide receiver in the state. He holds offers from both Kentucky and Louisville and the only guy who might be busier than Moore, is his mailman. “I get a lot of mail. It’s crazy- a lot of mail,” Moore explained. He says he “definitely” keeps and reads it all, but some catches his attention more than... Read more 

H.S. SOFTBALL | Union County's Hendrickson Back After Injury

05/24/2017 06:03 PM

Senior pitcher Evyn Hendrickson’s name was called in the starting lineup for game one of the sixth district tournament; rewind a couple weeks, you probably wouldn’t have guessed she’d be out there. “She’s one of my best friends and I’ve played with her my entire life and it would have broke my heart if I didn’t get another game with her and I’m so proud of her,” center fielder, Jaci Babbs said. “I mean, if that was me, I don’t know... Read more 


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