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April 4, 2021

High School Basketball in Northern Kentucky is Thriving

Troy Howell 12:00pm April 4, 2021 4/4/21

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The Fort Thomas Highlands Bluebirds rolled through the 2021 KHSAA Boy’s Sweet 16, winning every game by double-digits (all against ranked teams) and claiming the school’s first championship in the process. Even though the state tournament was played from March 31 – April 3, the eventual winner may have been determined the week before. That’s…

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April 3, 2021

Highlands wins first-ever Sweet 16 title, smacks Elizabethtown 79-60

Zack Geoghegan 9:45pm April 3, 2021 4/3/21

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For the first time in the history of the Sweet 16, Highlands is the Kentucky state champion. In a matchup between the state’s top two squads, the No. 2 ranked Highlands Bluebirds (28-5) ran away with the 2021 KHSAA Boy’s Sweet 16 Tournament against the No. 1 Elizabethtown Panthers (21-3) by a final score of…

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Sam Vinson’s 27 points lead Highlands to Sweet 16 finals in 66-50 win over Ashland Blazer

Zack Geoghegan 4:00pm April 3, 2021 4/3/21 Comments Disabled

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By the end of the night, a new Kentucky state champion will be crowned. Ranked No. 2 in KSR’s Prep Rankings, the Highlands Bluebirds (29-4) are moving onto the title game of the 2021 KHSAA Boy’s Sweet 16 Tournament after taking down the No. 8 Ashland Blazer Tomcats (22-5) in Rupp Arena on Saturday afternoon…

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April 2, 2021

Highlands defeats McCracken County to make first semifinal since Lorenzen/Smith ’97 team

Troy Howell 11:00pm April 2, 2021 4/2/21

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Luke Muller scored 29 points, Sam Vinson added 15 points, five rebounds, eight assists, and two steals, and the Highlands Bluebirds held off the McCracken County Mustangs to win 63-53 in the nightcap of the Sweet 16 quarterfinals. Muller, a senior, came into the game rated as one of the top 3-point shooters (45.1% on…

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April 1, 2021

Sam Vinson’s 31 points help Highlands roll past Muhlenberg County in first round of the Sweet 16

Troy Howell 12:55pm April 1, 2021 4/1/21

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The 2021 KHSAA Sweet 16 has already seen the top play on SportsCenter, a Turner Buttry 70-foot heave in yesterday’s Bowling Green game. Maybe Highlands senior Sam Vinson should be featured next. Vinson, an NKU commit and one of the top contenders for Mr. Basketball, finished with 31 points, five assists, four blocks, and two…

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