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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Highlands Sub-Varsity Report

Bluebird Freshman Team Lost Just Once This Season

PHOTO: Ed Harber. Highlands junior offensive lineman Jackson Roy (66) watches after completing a block against Conner in the first round of the playoffs Friday.
With the graduation of 31 seniors, Highlands could see a number of contributors move up from the junior varsity and freshman squads.

The junior varsity team finished 5-4. The Bluebirds defeated Campbell County, Ryle, Conner, Boone County and Cooper and lost to Simon Kenton twice, Covington Catholic and Cincinnati St. Xavier.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Highlands Bowling Wins First Matches

Bluebirds Take Down Crusaders

Twitter Photo. Highlands senior Gunner Gabbard (senior) and junior Abby Bach (right) helped the Highlands Co-Ed Bowling Team to a victory on Thursday at LaRu Lanes.
The Highlands Bowling teams opened with a co-ed victory over St. Henry by 2,515 pins to 2,188 at LaRu Lanes in Highland Heights.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Playoff Outlook for Highlands

Bluebirds Hit Road to Open Playoffs

PHOTO: Ed Harber. Highlands senior defensive lineman Brennan White (99) puts pressure on Cooper quarterback Drew Warth (5).
The Highlands Bluebirds football team (6-4 overall) will travel to face the Conner Cougars (7-2) in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs in two weeks.

Conner came to Fort Thomas on Oct. 4 and won 20-17 on a touchdown pass in the final minutes. Highlands set up the rematch with a 14-7 win at Cooper combined with Conner's 45-7 loss to Covington Catholic up the road in Hebron. Cooper will travel to undefeated Covington Catholic.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Highlands Freshman Football Loses First

The Highlands Bluebirds freshman football team (8-1) lost 10-3 at Ryle on Thursday for the first loss of the season.

Highlands travels to Beechwood on Thursday. Game time is 6 p.m.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

JV Football Loses to CovCath

Bluebirds Unable to Solve Colonels

PHOTO: Ed Harber. Highlands junior quarterback Jake Fahlbusch looks for running room in a recent varsity game.
The Highlands Bluebirds junior varsity football team (4-4) lost to Covington Catholic in Park Hills by a 14-0 score on Saturday.

Highlands concludes the season at home against Cooper on Saturday. Game time is 10 a.m.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Highlands Thursday Results

Bluebirds Complete Regular Season with Dominating Win

Twitter Photo. Five Highlands volleyball seniors and one manager celebrated Senior Night on Thursday. They are, from left, Ava Hockney, Rylee Kirschenbaum, manager Navaeh Votel, Audrey graves, Casey Dunn and Brooke Biltz.
The five Highlands seniors had one last show at the home gym in the final regular season game of the year.

The Bluebirds (26-7 overall) took care of business like usual with a 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-19) win over the Conner Lady Cougars. Highlands has won all three meetings against Conner this year and moved to 13-5 against 9th Region opponents.

"(We just) wanted to get more into a rhythm," said Katelyn Sallee, Highlands Head Coach. "Coming out of our Louisville weekend, we just felt out of sync. At Cake (Classic), we got kind of back in rhythm. Then this week, even more so. We just wanted to build some confidence off the things we've done well the majority of the season making sure we're keying on those things."