High School Sports

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 

H.S. Sports | Warren East Football named "High School Team of the Week"

08/31/2017 11:40 AM

The Warren East Raiders have been named this week’s “High School Team of the Week.” The Raiders are on a two-game winning streak to open the season, one of which is a come-from-behind victory over Greenwood last week. In fact, Warren East scored the final 16 points of the game en route to the 37-31 win. Next up for Warren East, an undefeated showdown against Wayne County on Friday.  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | County Connection: Corbin Redhounds Hope To Go All The Way This Season

08/30/2017 10:55 AM

In 2016 the Corbin Redhounds finished the season with a 12-2 record, falling to the eventual 3-A State Champions, the Belfry Pirates, in the fourth round of the playoffs- one game shy of the state final. They went 7-1 in the region, and a perfect 5-0 in the district. “Right now it’s state or bust,” said junior linebacker Grant Gibson. That’s the mentality the Redhound football team carries with them each game. State or bust. “Obviously we got to take care of... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky, Doss Previewing South Oldham

08/24/2017 04:00 PM

Doss football began their 2017 campaign winning big by beating J-Town 42-0 on the road last weekend. It would have been easy for the Dragons to lose focus last week and look ahead to this week, because Friday night at 7:30 eastern, the Dragons face another Dragons squad- the South Oldham Dragons on the road. Doss Head Coach Phillip Hawkins does like the match-up and he thinks his team has the experience to get the job done.  Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky, Waggener Previewing Boyle County

08/24/2017 03:30 PM

The Waggener Wildcats got their season off to a rough start last week, taking a 40-14 loss on the road at Lexington Christian. Next on the schedule, a road game against Boyle County at the Rebel Bowl. Kickoff is set for 8:00 p.m. eastern Saturday night. While Waggener has dynamic weapons in four-star recruit Jairus Brents and Duke-commit Tahj Rice, it will take a team effort to take down the Rebels. Head Coach Jordan Johnson breaks down the match-up below:  Read more 

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