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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tuesday Roundup: Bluebirds run-rule Elmira

The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (3-0) handled Elmira (New York), 11-0 in five innings in the first game on the Spring Break trip.

Monday Roundup: NewCath softball run-rules Simon Kenton

The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds softball team stayed undefeated at 4-0 with a 10-0 win over visiting Simon Kenton on Monday in five innings.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Weekend roundup: Many games cancelled

The only baseball or softball games played since Wednesday involving Highlands or Newport Central Catholic came Friday.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Highlands baseball wins season opener

The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team opened the campaign with a 5-2 victory over the visiting Beechwood Tigers on Monday.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Highlands has high hopes entering season

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Highlands junior Ricky Raisor fires a pitch in last year's 9th Region championship game against Conner. Raisor is one of 13 pitchers that give the Bluebirds depth this season.
It was a tough feeling, but it propelled the returning players into the off-season determined.

Friday, March 20, 2015

Thoroughbreds down Mustangs for first win

The Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbred baseball team earned its first win of the year, 11-3 against Bishop Brossart on Friday in the Catholic Schools Tournament at Lexington Catholic.

NewCath softball downs Walton-Verona

The Newport Central Catholic softball team ventured to Walton-Verona on Thursday and came back with a 6-5 victory to move to 2-0 on the season.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Highlands students, Fort Thomas community looks to benefit from facility improvements

PHOTO: G. Michael Graham. The new Highlands Field House has already been beneficial to the baseball and softball teams in the inclement weather.
It has been said many teams throughout the history of the Fort Thomas Independent School District.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Highlands hopes to build off last year's record-breaking season

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Highlands junior Shelby Graybill blasts a home run in the state tournament last year. Graybill is one of  six returning starters in the infield for the defending 9th Region champions.
It took just one season to change the perception of the program.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Highlands, NC girls fall in 9th semifinals

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto. Highlands guard Zoie Barth (14) tries to score on Holy Cross senior Cessie Mayhaus (32) in Saturday's 9th Region semifinal contest.
PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Newport Central Catholic sophomore Meg Martin (31) drives on Saturday against Covington Holmes.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - They 36th District girls basketball rivals would not have minded one more round in the 9th Region title game.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

NewCath again falls to 35th District opponent

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Newport Central Catholic junior Ben Weyer scores in the 9th Region quarterfinal game against Covington Holmes.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - It may feel like a curse in many ways.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Highlands, NewCath girls face tough 35th opponents in 9th semifinals

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Highlands junior Brianna Adler (10) puts up a three-point shot in the 9th Region Quarterfinals on Monday. Adler averages 11.6 points per game for the Ladybirds.
PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Newport Central Catholic sophomore Olivia Schalk makes a move in Tuesday's 9th Region quarterfinal game against Dixie Heights.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS – It is not a surprise the girls 9th Region Tournament comes down to the representatives of these two districts.

NewCath pulls away from Dixie Heights in 9th Quarterfinals

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Newport Central Catholic senior Hannah Daunt (33) applies pressure in the Girls 9th Region quarterfinal game Tuesday at the Bank of Kentucky Center. Daunt scored eight points and had a steal in the 65-48 Thoroughbred win.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbred girls basketball Head Coach George Stoll wanted to figure out ways to contain Dixie Heights standout Liza Tibbs.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Highlands records 30th win of season in 9th quarterfinal win

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, Highlands junior McKenzie Leigh (31) and Lydia Graves (20) get in defensive position as Boone County's Macey Ford (3) brings the ball upcourt. Highlands won 50-39 to advance to the 9th Region semifinals for the third straight year.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS – They may have reached an incredible milestone with their 30th victory of the season.