March 6, 2013 —
1. Fleming County (28-6)
2. Rowan County (20-14)
3. Russell (26-8)
4. Ashland (23-10)
5. Morgan County (22-8)
6. Boyd County (21-12)
7. Lewis County (15-15)
8. West Carter (9-20)
First off, congratulations are in order for the Fleming County Panthers for capturing its first ever 16th Region Championship.
Furthermore, kudos to the Rowan County Vikings for making it back to the title game for the third consecutive year.
After losing the amount of talent they had last year and still proving they are still one of the best teams in the 16th Region is a feat few thought they could reach. Congratulations to all who played in the regional tournament.
1. Ashland (24-6)
2. Boyd County (26-8)
3. Lewis County (18-13)
4. Russell (15-17)
5. East Carter (24-8)
6. Fleming County (19-11)
7. Rowan County (15-15)
8. West Carter (12-18)
Before Monday night’s games in the semifinals of the 16th Region Tournament,
Ashland still controls the top spot after winning its opening round game against Rowan
But Lewis County provided the shocker of the tournament by eliminating East Carter 53-50. So the Lady Lions move up to third in the standings while Boyd County and Russell square off in the other semifinal.
Sadly, this is the last basketball Crazy 8 Rankings. We will be on hiatus for two weeks before the baseball and softball seasons begin.
March 6, 2013 —
- Local Sports
EKC football Gridorama pairings set
For many football fans living in the Eastern Kentucky Conference, the Gridorama is the unofficial start to the high school football season.
KHSAA bans Cordia from all basketball activities in 2014-15
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has handed down sanctions to Cordia High School following a nearly yearlong investigation for violations of KHSAA bylaws.
West Carter football signups and fundraiser
The West Carter Football program will have signups for the Junior Football League this Saturday Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Carter High School football field.
Running the Point: The not-so ‘Dog Days of Summer’
It is almost August and lines soon will be painted on the soccer and football fields to signify the start of fall sports. While there have been a few hot days this summer, it has not really felt like a typical Kentucky summer.
West Carter’s Ben Jordan
West Carter sophomore Ben Jordan likes the spotlight on his team more than just himself. However, the two-sport athlete in Olive Hill turned heads throughout the 16th Region whether it is on the hardwood or on the diamond.
Carter County Wildcats shutout by Cincinnati
With the start of high school football preseason practices, college and professional just right around the corner, one team in Carter County has been throwing the pigskin around for almost two months.
KCU football releases 2014 schedule
Kentucky Christian University will play in four different states during the 2014 football season. The KCU Knights will kick off the 2014 season with an out-of-state trip to Cookeville to face Tennessee Tech on Aug. 28 in a Thursday night clash.
Area teams compete in 7-on-7 passing camp
Several area football teams are not wasting any time after the dead period to see how some kids compete.
Pass the ‘Mayo’
East Carter sophomore point guard Kristen Mayo has played basketball for as long as she can remember.
Former Raider Robinson to play baseball at Northern Kentucky
After sitting out just two games over the past two seasons, Connor Robinson is perfectly fine with having to prove himself yet again to earn playing time.
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