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March 6, 2021

Lexington Catholic puts a running clock on North Laurel

Troy Howell 7:00pm March 6, 2021 3/6/21

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#1 Lexington Catholic 83 #1 North Laurel 51 With the state watching, Ben Johnson and the Knights put the hammer down on North Laurel, winning 83-51 at home.  Johnson, a Bellarmine commit and one of the favorites to win Mr. Basketball finished with 31 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.  He was 7-for-13 from 3-point…

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Undefeated no more – Dunbar tops Lexington Catholic, Ashland Rolls over North Laurel

Troy Howell 10:30am March 6, 2021 3/6/21

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The Saturday afternoon matchup between Lexington Catholic and North Laurel today will no longer be a battle of the unbeatens. Dunbar made sure of that. Ashland did too, just for good measure.   Today at 4:30 pm Ashland will play Dunbar in Lexington. It’s a scheduled regular season game and not part of a tournament, but it…

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March 4, 2021

Kentucky High School Basketball Notebook: North Laurel at Lexington Catholic Headlines a Blockbuster Saturday

Troy Howell 8:00pm March 4, 2021 3/4/21

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We continue to look forward to a glorious weekend of basketball that features two top-5 matchups and several tournament finals. The girls and boys LIT will conclude this weekend, with either Ballard, DeSales, Fern Creek or St. X taking home the boys’ crown. The All “A” Classic wraps up this weekend too. Check out the…

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March 1, 2021

KSR Prep Rankings: March 1

Troy Howell 11:30am March 1, 2021 3/1/21

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For the second week in a row, Lexington Catholic and North Laurel share the top spot after both teams the received same number of votes. They are scheduled to play each other at Lexington Catholic on March 6 at 2:00 PM. No. 4 Elizabethtown visits No. 5 Covington Catholic on March 6 at 3:00 PM.…

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February 25, 2021

Kentucky High School Basketball Notebook: All “A” Classic Saved, Reed Sheppard Drops 40 Back-to-Back, St. Henry Defeats Cov Cath in Thriller

Troy Howell 11:15am February 25, 2021 2/25/21

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The All “A” Classic was originally cancelled due to weather, but is taking place after all, but with a sectional format. The first two rounds are being played at campus sites, with the semifinals and finals slated for EKU on March 5 and 6. Here is the new bracket. On to the recaps. I went to two…

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February 22, 2021

KSR Prep Rankings: February 22

Troy Howell 11:30am February 22, 2021 2/22/21 Comments Disabled

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For the first time this year we have two teams tied at the top as Lexington Catholic and North Laurel each got the same number of votes. Oh, by the way, they are scheduled to play on March 6 at Lexington Catholic. In other news, the All “A” Classic will take place after all, but…

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February 18, 2021

Kentucky High School Basketball Notebook: Elizabethtown wallops top-ranked Bowling Green, UK Reaches out to Reed Sheppard, All A Tournament Cancelled 

Troy Howell 1:30pm February 18, 2021 2/18/21

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Unfortunately, the boys and girls All A Classic state tournaments were cancelled due to inclement weather. Even though the tournament was cancelled, a few teams had already travelled to Richmond, so some played regular season games against other All A tournament teams. Knott County Central knocked off Pikeville 59-55 and Walton-Verona was victorious over Lyon County…

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February 15, 2021

KSR Prep Rankings: February 15

Troy Howell 11:30am February 15, 2021 2/15/21 Comments Disabled

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Elizabethtown jumped up six spots after knocking off then No. 1 Bowling Green. DeSales moved up eight spots after defeating Fern Creek and Male. If you have questions or comments about the rankings feel free to reach out me (@teeroyhowell) or Clark Howell (@rezinc) or twitter. 1. Lexington Catholic 2. North Laurel 3. Ballard 4.…

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February 11, 2021

Kentucky High School Basketball Notebook:  #2 Lexington Catholic Adds Vince Marrow’s Nephew, Saturday’s Schedule is Loaded

Troy Howell 1:00pm February 11, 2021 2/11/21

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I made two separate trips to Lincoln County three days apart to watch the Patriots play North Laurel and Lexington Catholic. Talk about a tough stretch of games! Lincoln County put up a good fight and I appreciate them letting me attend. They will be one of several teams in the mix to win the wide open 12th region. On…

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February 10, 2021

Kentucky’s Liam Draxl Defeats No. 1 Player in College Tennis

Troy Howell 9:00pm February 10, 2021 2/10/21

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Kentucky’s Liam Draxl, a sophomore from Canada, defeated Daniel Cukierman of USC 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.  Cukierman, a 25-year-old senior, came in ranked No. 1 in the country.  I had the pleasure of watching Cukierman play back in 2018 and his consistency and overall game were very impressive.  He has held the top spot since November…

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