High School Sports

H.S. TRACK & FIELD | Male Hoping for Another Big Showing at State Championships

05/17/2018 11:01 AM

The 2018 KHSAA State Track & Field Championships take place this week in Lexington. The competition runs from Thursday through Saturday at the UK Outdoor Track & Field Complex. The Male High School girls team will be hoping to win their third straight state title by the end of Saturday. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle stopped by a recent Bulldogs’ practice: Additional Notes: The Morton twins (Miranda and Mikayla) are not only committed to their sport, they are also committed to the classroom. Neither... Read more 

H.S. TENNIS | Eva Borders Hoping to Repeat at State Champion

05/16/2018 10:58 AM

St. Francis senior Eva Borders is preparing for this week’s KHSAA State Tennis Championships. Borders is the defending state girls’ singles champion. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle caught up with Borders at one of her recent practice sessions: The 2018 KHSAA State Tennis Championships take place May 17-19 in Lexington.  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kevin Wallace Era Underway at St. Xavier

05/10/2018 05:04 PM

St. Xavier High School (Louisville) introduced Kevin Wallace as its new head football coach back in February. Now, he’s leading his team through spring practice. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle stopped by a Kevin Wallace-led St. X spring practice earlier this week: Prior to coaching at St. X, Wallace served as head coach of the Bowling Green High School football team. During his tenure at Bowling Green, he led the Purples to five state titles. Read more 

H.S. SOFTBALL | Male Hitting Plenty of Home Runs This Season

05/10/2018 10:11 AM

Male softball always seems to have plenty of talent on its roster. This season is no different. One of the players on this year’s team is senior Jenna Howell, who leads the state in home runs with 14 of them so far this season. “I’ve been working a lot on my swing over the summer and the fall, and this season, everything finally came together for me,” said Howell.  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Bob Beatty Continues to Find Success

05/03/2018 01:43 PM

Many high school football teams across the state are currently taking part in spring practice. One of those schools is Trinity High School. The Shamrocks are coming off their second straight KHSAA 6A state championship. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle stopped by a Shamrocks’ spring practice earlier this week and learned that no matter how many spring practices head coach Bob Beatty runs, Beatty still gets excited about coaching:  Read more 

H.S. TRACK & FIELD | Kaleb McDonald Showing Off Her Speed

05/02/2018 02:55 PM

Jeffersontown High School’s Kaleb McDonald is having a big year. The 17-year-old junior has the fastest times in the state this year in the 100, 200 and 400 meter sprints. Spectrum News’ Gary Fogle has the story:  Read more 

Picture Perfect: Classmate Draws Romeo Langford And Highlights Accomplishments

04/30/2018 10:25 AM

New Albany senior cheerleader and artist Lili Kaelin has a special gift in drawing portraits. Kaelin says it was important for her to draw New Albany senior basketball star and classmate Romeo Langford before he graduated and moved on to the next chapter in his life. The drawing has been entered into a very prestigious competition called the “Congressional.” As part of the contest, congressmen from each state choose their favorite artwork to be placed in their home state capitol... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | KCD Using New, Safer Helmets Next Season

04/25/2018 04:34 PM

The high school football season is months away, but programs are already getting work done to prepare for the 2018 campaign. That includes the Kentucky Country Day football program. KCD is coming off a successful season, making it to the KHSAA 1A quarterfinal round of the state tournament. The Bearcats finished with an overall record of 11-2. Head coach Matthew Jones joined Sports Night on Wednesday to discuss the program’s upcoming season and its decision to use the VICIS ZERO1 helmet in... Read more 

H.S. FISHING | Collins Bass Fishing Team Grows in Second Year

04/25/2018 04:22 PM

Wednesday night’s edition of Sports Night was a “County Connection” episode featuring Shelby County. As a result, the show featured the Collins High School bass fishing team. The Titans took part in the KHSAA Region 2 Tournament this past weekend, weighing in five different teams. Anglers Justin Terrill and Jack Swindler talked about the growth they saw in the program during its second year: Meanwhile, Swinder and teammate Bobby Shaver also talked about a superstition they have while out on the boat:  Read more 

H.S. BASEBALL | Remembering PRP Head Coach Bill Miller

04/24/2018 08:05 PM

Pleasure Ridge Park High School baseball head coach Bill Miller passed away on Monday. He was 68. Miller had been battling stage-IV lung cancer since 2015. Miller was the head coach of the Panthers’ baseball program for 39 years, winning six state championships with the team, while collecting a state-record 1,144 victories in the process. The Courier-Journal’s Jason Frakes joined Sports Night on Tuesday to reflect on the life and career of Miller: Miller was inducted into the KHSAA Hall of Fame this past weekend.... Read more 

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