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BSN Scoreboard 14th Region Thursday 11-30-07

Here are the scores from last nights 14th Region Girls & Boys action

BOYS SCORES
Buckhorn 88 @ Lee County 26
Floyd Central 58 – Perry Central 50
Jackson City 68 – Riverside 27
Powell County 70 @ Sheldon Clark 60
South Laurel 78 @ Breathitt County 54

GIRLS SCORES
Jackson City 43 – Riverside 19
Menifee County 69 – Estill County 51
Powell County 65 @ Madison Southern 50

UK well represented at McDonalds All American Classic

Mar 26, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; McDonalds High School All-American forward PJ Washington Jr (25) poses for a photo during the 2017 McDonalds All American Game Portrait Day at Chicago Marriott. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 26, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; McDonalds High School All-American forward PJ Washington Jr (25) poses for a photo during the 2017 McDonalds All American Game Portrait Day at Chicago Marriott. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

BLUEGRASS SPORTS NATION was one of the few media outlets from Kentucky to attend the McDonalds Classic in Chicago this past week.

Jarred Vanderbilt 2

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Mar 26, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; McDonalds High School All-American forward Jarred Vanderbilt (2) poses for a photo during the 2017 McDonalds All American Game Portrait Day at Chicago Marriott. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Steve Miller took in all the action for BSN. The Kentucky Wildcats were represented by this years incoming freshman.  Jarred Vanderbilt, Quade Greene, PJ Washington and Nicholas Richards will all make their home in Lexington next season. UK will once again be a force to be reckoned with. Continue reading UK well represented at McDonalds All American Classic

Wolfe County Referee selected to call Boys Sweet 16

Wolfe County's own Benny Campbell - Photo submitted
Wolfe County’s own Benny Campbell – Photo submitted

Hazel Green Kentucky resident and Wolfe County Softball Coach
Benny Campbell has been selected as a member of the Officiating Crew for the KHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament which was played in Rupp Arena on March 15-19.  Campbell joined 15 other officials from across the state as they called the 100th edition of the Sweet 16 which is billed as the Greatest Show in Hoops.  The officials are assigned on a daily basis as to which games they will call. Continue reading Wolfe County Referee selected to call Boys Sweet 16

2017 Boys Sweet 16 First Round Over

The 2017 Boys Sweet 16 First round action at Rupp Arena has come to an end with very little surprises. At the end of the first round, half of the 16 teams representing Regions across the state, have packed up and went home with dreams of a State Title dashed. Here is a look at each game for the opening round of 16. Continue reading 2017 Boys Sweet 16 First Round Over

Boys Sweet 16 – Perry Central Advances to Elite 8

Tobler with the drive - Photo by Brendon Miller
Tobler with the drive – Photo by Brendon Miller

BOYS SWEET 16 1st Round, Gm 2.

Perry Central vs Pikeville 3-15-17

Both Perry Central and Pikeville, Mountain teams, entered Rupp Arena with dreams of a State Championship. Both teams came out sluggish to start the game and the nervousness showed as both committed careless turnovers and missed easy shots. Midway through the first quarter the teams settled in and started to run their offenses a little smoother. Pikeville had a hard time getting shots off as PCC’s big men contested everything near the rim. Pikeville would hold a one point lead after the 1st quarter 9-8. Continue reading Boys Sweet 16 – Perry Central Advances to Elite 8

14th Region Boys Championship, A Masterpiece. Perry County Central edges Knott County in a double overtime game.

By David Leveridge – Bluegrass Sports Nation coverage team.

Battle for Rupp
Battle for Rupp

Jackson, KY.  The Finals of the 14th Region Boys Tournament, between the Perry County Central Commodores and the Knott County Central Patriots was a game that will be talked about for years to come.  Regional Finals are an exciting time in the Bluegrass, the arenas are packed to capacity and excitement is absurd for all people involved.  Perry County Central entered the Regional Tournament as the prohibitive favorite and are the winners of the 54th District Tournament.  Knott County Central entered the Region as the runner up’s in the 53rd District Tournament.   Continue reading 14th Region Boys Championship, A Masterpiece. Perry County Central edges Knott County in a double overtime game.