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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

NewCath aiming for history in All "A" Tournament

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Newport Central Catholic's Zack Pangallo goes in for a score in a recent game. The Thoroughbreds open the All "A" State Tournament Thursday against Hancock County at 11:30 a.m.
By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

It’s been a challenge they’ve handled the past two years and it is one they hope to do again and enter the history books.

NewCath handles Bellevue

By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbred girls basketball team (13-8) secured the second seed in the 36th District Tournament with a convincing road win Wednesday.

NewCath pulls away for 10th straight against Highlands

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Newport Central Catholic junior Erik Anderson draws a foul in a recent game against St. Henry. The Thoroughbreds defeated the Bluebirds for their 10th straight in the series Tuesday.
PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands junior Chandler New (3) goes up for a shot in a recent game against Campbell County.

By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

The visitors wanted to maintain their superiority in the 36th District and the hosts hoped to show they’ve closed the gap.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Adler scores 1000th career point as Highlands tops St. Henry

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands junior Brianna Adler (10) puts up the shot that put her in the 1,000-point club while St. Henry's Connor McGinnis (10) and Taylor Potts (20) get in position. Adler scored 15 points as the Ladybirds downed the Lady Crusaders, 61-42.

By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

The Highlands Ladybirds basketball team quickly put to rest the bad taste from Saturday.

One-loss Holmes edges NewCath

By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbred girls put up a good fight against one-loss Covington Holmes on Monday.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Ladybirds drop tough double overtime contest

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands eighth grader Zoie Barth (14) goes up for a shot against Holy Cross senior Ally Mayhaus in Saturday's 9th Region battle. The Ladybirds fell 40-39 in overtime.

By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

COVINGTON – They may have lost this overtime battle.

Hoops Roundup: NewCath claims another All "A" 9th crown

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Newport Central Catholic senior guard Zack Pangallo soars in for the score in Saturday's game against St. Henry. The Thoroughbreds claimed their third straight All "A" 9th Region crown with the 85-44 win Saturday at Covington Holy Cross.

By G. MICHAEL GRAHAM
Fort Thomas Matters Sports Reporter

The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds did not have any bumps in earning another trip back to the All “A” State Tournament.