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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

9th Region Pairings Set

The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (27-9 overall) drew the Boone County Rebels (12-18) in the 9th Region Quarterfinals starting Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at UC Health Stadium.

Highlands and Boone County had a game cancelled during the regular season. Highlands finished 14-3 in region play including 6-2 against teams in the region tournament.

The Bluebirds have won four straight region championships and went on to finish state runner-up in 2015 and 2018. The semifinals take place at UC Health Stadium on Monday at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The championship game is Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Saturday Highlands Results

The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (26-9) soundly advanced to the 36th District championship game with a three-inning 18-0 win over the Newport Wildcats in the semifinals.

Highlands Softball Downs Dixie Heights

The Highlands Bluebirds softball team (13-8 overall) avenged an early-season loss to the Dixie Heights Lady Colonels with a 7-4 win in Crescent Spring on Friday.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Highlands Softball Edges Notre Dame

The Highlands Bluebirds softball team edged the Notre Dame Pandas, 5-4 on Thursday at Winkler Field in a 9th Region victory.

Highlands (12-8) scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Bluebirds moved to 7-3 in region play.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Highlands Baseball Records 25th Win

The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team recorded its 25th win of the season against just nine defeats in a 4-2 9th Region win over the visiting Ryle Raiders on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Highlands Rallies Past Campbell County on Senior Day

Bluebirds Push Though in Final At-Bat

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. The Highlands Bluebirds beat the Campbell County Camels, 6-5 on Senior Day.
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (24-9 overall) rallied past the Campbell County Camels, 6-5 on Tuesday on Senior Day honoring the 11 seniors.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Highlands Monday Roundup

The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (23-9 overall) held a 5-3 lead going into the seventh inning at Highland Park on Monday.

But the Cooper Jaguars (23-7) scored seven runs in the top of the frame to record a 10-5 9th Region victory. The loss stopped the four-game Highlands winning streak and left the Bluebirds 11-3 in region play.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Highlands Softball Goes 1-2 in John Sosby Memorial Classic

One Week Left in Regular Season for Bluebirds

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. Highlands outfielders Caroline Class (left) and Piper Macke (right) get ready for a play in a recent game.
The Highlands Bluebirds softball team salvaged a win in the John Sosby Classic at Bourbon County on Saturday.

Highlands is 11-8 on the season. The Bluebirds stopped a three-game losing streak with the win.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Highlands Rallies Past Simon Kenton

Bluebirds Have Won Four Straight

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. Highlands rallied past Simon Kenton for a 6-4 non-region victory on Friday.
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (23-8 overall) rallied past the Simon Kenton Pioneers (15-10), 6-4 in Independence on Friday. Highlands has won four in a row.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Ryle Dominates Highlands

In a rematch of last year's 9th Region championship game, the Ryle Lady Raiders run-ruled the Highlands Bluebirds, 16-1 in three innings in Union on Thursday.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Bluebirds Smash Colonels

Highlands Puts 10 on Scoreboard in Win over Arch-Rivals

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. Highlands defeated Covington Catholic, 10-1 on Wednesday to move to 11-2 in 9th Region play.
The arch-rivals may be down some compared to usual.

But their uniforms still say Covington Catholic on them. Therefore, the Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (22-8 overall) did not let the guard down pulling away late for a 10-1 9th Region victory at Highland Park over the Colonels (16-14). Highlands has won three straight to move to 11-2 in region play.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday Highlands Briefs

The Highlands Bluebirds baseball and softball teams wrapped up undisputed top seeds in 36th District play.

Monday Highlands Sports Briefs

Bluebird Softball, Baseball Teams Record Region Wins at Cooper

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. The Highlands baseball team beat Cooper, 5-0 to end a two-game losing streak on Monday.
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (20-8 overall) ended its 9th Region two-game losing streak with a road 5-0 shutout of the Cooper Jaguars (19-5).

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Highlands Weekend Round-Up

Bluebirds Softball Moves to 3-0 in 36th District Play

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. Highlands run-ruled Dayton, 12-2 on Friday.
The Highlands Bluebirds softball team (8-5 overall) rebounded from its Monday loss with a five-inning 12-2 win over the Dayton Lady Devils (7-7). Highlands is 3-0 in 36th District play with the win.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Highlands Baseball Loses for First Time in Region Play

Bluebirds Edged on the Road

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham, Fort Thomas Matters. Highlands lost 2-1 at Dixie Heights on Wednesday.
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (19-7 overall) came into the game Wednesday undefeated in 9th Region play at 7-0.

The Bluebirds had done well in recent games taking great approaches at the plate and manufacturing runs. But Dixie Heights sophomore pitcher Zachary Harris limited the Bluebirds to just four hits in 25 at-bats for a .160 batting average in a 2-1 Colonel win. Harris had 11 strikeout and no walks.