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High School Basketball – WYMT Mountain Basketball Classic: Boys and Girls Champions are crowned

Girls Championship South Laurel Lady Cardinals defeat Clay County Lady Tigers 55- 44.  Boys Championship Clay County dethrones defending Champion Knox Central 65 -59

David Leveridge- Bluegrass Sports Nation High School Basketball Beat Reporter. – December 8th, 2018- Perry County Central John C. Combs Arena

The 32nd annual WYMT Mountain Basketball Classic has concluded with a full day of exciting basketball.  Today the tournament had consolation games for both the Boys and Girls and brackets, taking place earlier in the day.  Continue reading High School Basketball – WYMT Mountain Basketball Classic: Boys and Girls Champions are crowned

College Basketball – CARDINALS DEMOLISH CENTRAL ARKANSAS 86-41!!

Louisville, Kentucky – December 5, 2018
Hunter Robinson – Bluegrass Sports Nation Louisville Basketball Columnist.

The Louisville Cardinals returned to the KFC Yum! Center looking to make it three wins in a row. Standing in their way were the Bears of Central Arkansas. The Bears come in from the Southland Conference with a record of 3-4 on the season, with all 4 of those losses coming away from home. The Card’s come into tonight’s matchup with a record of 5-2 overall with both losses coming at neutral site matchups.

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College Volleyball – NCAA – TWO ROUNDS DOWN IN LEX-TOWN

UK advances with huge win. – Photo by Mont Dawson – BSN

December 1, 2018 – Lexington, Kentucky – BEN WHITE – Bluegrass Sports Nation Volleyball Contributor 

            NCAA Division 1 volleyball tournament came to Lexington this weekend for the first two rounds before heading into regionals! Due to the CATS marvelous undefeated run in their SEC conference this season, and their 23 game winning streak, they earned the right to host the fist two rounds in Lexing-town! Wow! What a weekend to be a CATS volleyball fan! Continue reading College Volleyball – NCAA – TWO ROUNDS DOWN IN LEX-TOWN

College Basketball – Wildcats Beat Spartans In Competitive Game

Lexington, KY – Michael Willis – Bluegrass Sports Nation Columnist
12-1-18

The Kentucky Wildcats (6-1) played the UNCG Spartans at Rupp Arena in their first ever meeting tonight. The Spartans looked like a tough opponent on paper. They won their last game against Greensboro College 111-33. They also gave the #23 LSU a good game losing in a small margin 97-91. It was evident that the Wildcats would have to play better defense they have been to beat an offensive oriented team like UNCG. Continue reading College Basketball – Wildcats Beat Spartans In Competitive Game

High School Football Playoffs – Central Jackets Outlast Redhounds in 3A State Title Game

December 1, 2018 – Lexington, Kentucky – JJ Baker – Bluegrass Sports Nation Football Columnist

Since taking over the head coaching job in 2014, Justin Haddix’s Redhounds have been focused on one goal and that is bring the 4th state championship back to Corbin. Haddix was hired to help Corbin regain their status as one of the elites in their class.

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High School Football Playoffs – PIKEVILLE DENIED IN FINAL MINUTE

November 30, 2018 – Lexington, Kentucky – CASEY ALLEN- Bluegrass Sports Nation High School Football Columnist

As a football fan, how could anyone not appreciate a game like this one. Two teams that were evenly matched battling it out for a state title. No game is won on a single play, and no game is lost on a single play either. This game was a tale of two halves. Continue reading High School Football Playoffs – PIKEVILLE DENIED IN FINAL MINUTE