High School Sports

H.S. ATHLETICS | Paris Greyhounds Enjoying "New" Training Facility on Campus

02/28/2018 05:56 PM

Roughly ten months ago, Paris High School unveiled its new all-sports training facility. The 4,500-square-foot facility is near the Greyhounds’ football stadium and provides student-athletes with a lot of new equipment. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff stopped by the “Paris Greyhounds All Sports Training Facility” this week to see whether or not students enjoy using the “new” facility. The answer was an overwhelming, “Yes!”  Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Finalists Revealed

02/16/2018 12:09 PM

The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation announced this year’s candidates for Kentucky’s 2018 Mr. and Miss Basketball on Friday. Nineteen boys players are up for Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball, while 18 girls players are up for Kentucky’s Miss Basketball. Here is a list of the senior basketball players who are finalists: 2018 Kentucky Mr. Basketball Finalists Region 1: Jerome (JJ) Reed – Paducah Tilghman Region 2: Detorrion Ware – Christian County Region 3: GCorian Gardner – Owensboro Region 4: Skyelar Potter – Warren Central Region 5: Mickey Pearson –... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Kevin Wallace Introduced as St. X Head Coach

02/06/2018 05:32 PM

St. Xavier High School (Louisville) introduced Kevin Wallace as its new head football coach on Tuesday afternoon. Wallace replaces Will Wolford, who stepped down from his position in December. Wallace comes to St. X after serving as head coach of the Bowling Green High School football team since 2011. During his tenure at Bowling Green, he led the Purples to five state titles. Wallace takes over a St. X football team that finished 12-3 overall in 2017, falling to Trinity in the KHSAA... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | St. Xavier Names Bowling Green's Kevin Wallace Next Head Coach

02/05/2018 02:54 PM

St. Xavier High School in Louisville has announced that they have hired Kevin Wallace to be their 19th head football coach. Wallace replaces Will Wolford, who stepped down in December. The Tigers finished 12-3 in 2017, falling to Trinity 38-21 in the 6A state championship game. Wallace comes to St. X from Bowling Green High School, where he compiled a 299-102 overall record, including Kentucky’s second-longest win streak of 48 games from the 2011-2014 seasons. During his tenure, the Purples captured five... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | No Derby Festival Basketball Classic in 2018

02/01/2018 02:40 PM

The Kentucky Derby Festival announced on Thursday that there will not be a Derby Festival Basketball Classic in 2018. The Kentucky Derby Festival cited “declining attendance and increasing financial loss” in recent years. “This was not a decision we made lightly,” said Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO Mike Berry in a press release. “It’s our mission to produce events for the entire community and in this case the community was speaking with their feet. Organizers plan on reevaluating the event to... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Mickey Pearson Rewriting the Record Books at John Hardin

01/31/2018 05:13 PM

The John Hardin boys basketball team picked up its third win in a row on Tuesday night, beating Elizabethtown 84-81. It was another 20-point performance for Bulldogs’ star guard/forward Mickey Pearson. Pearson, who many believe has a shot to be Kentucky Mr. Basketball, is having a solid season, averaging 27.2 points per game and 11.0 rebounds per game. In fact, Pearson is rewriting the record books at John Hardin. Earlier this month, he became the first-ever John Hardin basketball player to score... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Marcus Bowie Trying To "Live Up To The Name"

01/26/2018 06:39 PM

There are just 43 names that hang in the rafters of Rupp Arena. One of which, is Bowie. “When I look back at my playing days at the University of Kentucky, that was second-to-none. I was blessed to play 11 years of professional basketball, but whenever I reminisce, I always go back to my collegiate days game and playing in front of 24,000 strong every game at home in Rupp Arena it’s something that will always treasure,” former UK big man... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Danville's VanCleave Named Kentucky Mr. Football

01/25/2018 05:42 PM

Danville High School football star D’mauriae VanCleave was named Kentucky Mr. Football on Thursday by the Associated Press. VanCleave helped lead his Admirals to the Class 2A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl championship game this season, where they won their first title since 2003. This past season, he accounted for over 1,800 yards of offense, while also scoring 29 all-purpose touchdowns. VanCleave is the first-ever Danville High School football player to receive the honor. Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Trinity's Beatty Named National Coach of the Year

01/24/2018 04:22 PM

Trinity High School football head coach Bob Beatty is receiving more recognition after he led his team to the 6A KHSAA State Championship this past season. Beatty was named HighSchoolFootballAmerica.com’s National Coach of the Year on Wednesday. The award is presented jointly with the National High School Coaches Association. Beatty’s Shamrocks finished the season with a 15-0 overall record. Their state championship was their second straight state title, as they also won the 6A title in 2016. Beatty is the first Kentucky... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Romeo Langford Receives More Recognition

01/16/2018 05:50 PM

New Albany (In.) High School basketball guard Romeo Langford received another accolade on Tuesday afternoon. The five-star recruit was named a member of the East Team roster for the upcoming McDonald’s All-American Game. Langford, the fifth-ranked recruit in the 2018 ESPN 100, is the highest-ranked guard in his recruiting class. He cut his college list to three schools (Indiana, Kansas and Vanderbilt) in November. Other notable players earning spots on a roster for the game are Kentucky signees Immanuel Quickley (East Team) and Keldon... Read more 

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