High School Sports

H.S. BASKETBALL | 2017-18 KHSAA Mr & Miss Kentucky Basketball

03/14/2018 12:00 AM

For the first time in the history of the KHSAA Mr. & Miss Kentucky Basketball, the winners are from the same school. Trevon Faulkner and Seygan Robins, both from Mercer County, won the award. On Sunday, Robins was named the Sweet Sixteen MVP after leading Mercer County to back-to-back state championships. Trevon Faulkner will attend Northern Kentucky University and Robins has signed to play for the University of Louisville.  Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Boys' Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament Set To Begin

03/13/2018 10:44 AM

The 2018 Whitaker Bank / KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen State Basketball Tournament begins on Wednesday. All games will take place inside Lexington’s Rupp Arena. The first round match-ups are as follows (all times ET): March 14 – Corbin (25-7) vs. Estill County (26-7) at 12 p.m. March 14 – Scott County (34-1) vs. Trinity (30-3) at 1:30 p.m. March 14 – Southwestern (18-14) vs. Warren Central (29-5) at 6:30 p.m. March 14 – Pikeville (24-9) vs. John Hardin (28-7) at 8 p.m. March 15 – University... Read more 

H.S. FOOTBALL | Mark Spader Named Bowling Green Head Coach

03/13/2018 10:29 AM

Last week, Bowling Green High School announced Mark Spader as its next head football coach. The announcement was made a press conference on Thursday, March 8. Spader replaces Kevin Wallace, who became the head coach of St. Xavier High School’s football program in February. Spader takes over after having served as the Purples’ defensive coordinator since 2013. Spectrum News’ Lyndsey Gough caught up with Spader on Monday’s edition of Sports Night:  Read more 

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

03/11/2018 03:31 PM

The Mercer County girls basketball team won its second consecutive state championship on Sunday afternoon inside Highland Heights’ BB&T Arena. The Titans beat Mercy-Boyd County 74-34 to take home the trophy. Mercer County is the first repeat champion in Kentucky since Lexington Catholic in 2005 and 2006. After switching to a zone defense against Clark County in the semifinal game, the Titans stayed with the defense for the title game and it proved the difference as the team held the Lions to... Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Mercer County Girls Advance in Thriller

03/09/2018 07:13 PM

The Mercer County girls basketball team is moving on in the 2018 St. Elizabeth Healthcare / KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament. The Titans beat Owensboro Catholic 67-66 on Friday afternoon inside Highland Heights’ BB&T Arena. Click on the video below for highlights and post-game reaction: With the win, Mercer County advances to the tournament semifinals, where it will face George Rogers Clark on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Romeo Langford Named Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year

03/08/2018 12:55 PM

New Albany High School (In.) basketball star Romeo Langford was named the Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year on Thursday. Langford is averaging 35.7 points per game this season for the Bulldogs. Langford previously announced he narrowed his list of college choices to Indiana, Kansas and Vanderbilt.  Read more 

H.S. BASKETBALL | Girls' Basketball Sweet 16 Starts Wednesday

03/06/2018 09:29 AM

The 2018 St. Elizabeth Healthcare / KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16 State Basketball Tournament begins Wednesday at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights, Ky. Here is what the schedule looks like on Wednesday (all times ET): 12 p.m. – Johnson Central (20-12) vs. Owensboro Catholic (26-7) 1:30 p.m. – Elizabethtown (33-2) vs. Bowling Green (20-12) 6:30 p.m. – Murray (32-2) vs. Mercer County (32-3) 8 p.m. – George Rogers Clark (26-7) vs. Harlan County (28-2) Here is what the schedule looks like on Thursday (all times ET): 12 p.m.... Read more 

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 

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