The Highlands baseball team (12-11 overall) had a doubleheader scheduled at Cooper. Highlands was to face the host Jaguars and Madison Central. Excessive rain forced the cancellation of both.
Highlands plays host to Bishop Brossart on Monday. Game time is 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Simon Kenton defeats Highlands second time in one week
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands sophomore Drew Rom makes a great catch in a recent game.|
Highlands struck with one in the first inning. But Simon Kenton tied it up in the bottom of the frame then scored twice in each of the second, third and fourth innings to build a 7-1 advantage before holding off a Bluebird rally.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Highlands softball pulls away from Dixie Heights
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands freshman third baseman Zoie Barth makes a play in Thursday's game against Dixie Heights. Highlands committed no errors defensively in the win.|
The Highlands Ladybirds softball team pulled away from the Dixie Heights Lady Colonels late Thursday in 9th Region action.
Highlands (14-6 overall) moved to 8-0 in region play. The Ladybirds have won eight in a row.
Highlands baseball game postponed
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball game against the Bellevue Tigers in 36th District action was postponed because of excessive rain on the field at Highland Park.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Wednesday Briefs: Ladybirds run-rule Holmes, HHS-NC baseball postponed
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands eighth-grader Taylar Lorenzen makes a play in a recent junior varsity game.|
Monday, April 25, 2016
Highlands handles NewCath in district action; Simon Kenton baseball bests Highlands
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands freshman Morgan Coffey makes a catch in Monday's game against Newport Central Catholic. Highlands took control of the 36th District with a convincing 8-0 win.|
But to get back there, the Highlands Ladybirds softball team knows it needs to win its second-ever 9th Region crown after winning the first one two years ago. But for the regular season, the goal is to go undefeated in 36th District and region play.
So far, it's gone well. The Ladybirds (12-6 overall) remained undefeated in district and region play at 2-0 and 6-0 respectively with a convincing 8-0 win over the Newport Central Catholic Thoroughbreds at Veterans Park on Monday. NewCath beat Highlands at Winkler Field last year before the Ladybirds came back to beat NewCath in the district tournament championship.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Highlands splits Saturday games
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands senior Austin Beal makes a catch in a recent game.|
Highlands opened the day with a 3-2 defeat against the Centerville (Ohio) Elks but rebounded to beat the Port Huron (Michigan) Big Red, 16-0 in five innings. The Bluebirds moved to 1-5 against out-of-state competition. The five losses have come against Ohio teams including three against the tough Greater Catholic League South.
Rain causes Friday, Saturday cancellations
The Highlands softball (11-6) game slated for Friday at Ryle was cancelled as was the Saturday home game against Covington Holy Cross because of rain. There has been no word on any make-up dates.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Highlands teams run-rule 9th Region opponents
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball and softball teams recorded 9th Region run-rulings Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Ladybird softball wins at Cooper
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands senior shortstop Haley Coffey makes a play Tuesday at Cooper. Highlands won 11-0 in five innings.|
Monday, April 18, 2016
Monday Roundup: Highlands baseball, softball pick up wins
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands senior Bailey Spencer picks up a ground ball in a recent game.|
Sunday, April 17, 2016
Highlands drops final two of Doc Morris Invitational
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands senior pitcher Ricky Raisor (24) fires to the plate in a recent game.|
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Bluebirds fall on road at Dixie Heights
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands junior Kyle Rust swings away in a recent game against Covington Catholic.|
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
CovCath takes advantage of walks, errors in win at Highlands
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands freshman Bryce Ziegler slams one over the fence in Wednesday's game against Covington Catholic. It marked his first home run of the season.|
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Highlands squeaks past Bishop Brossart
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands sophomore Maleah Abner brings in two runs with this hit in the sixth inning against Bishop Brossart on Tuesday. Highlands won 2-1.|
Sunday, April 10, 2016
Bombers end Bluebird winning streak
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (7-4 overall) dropped a 7-5 decision at Cincinnati St. Xavier on Sunday. The Bluebirds saw their six-game winning streak snapped as a result.
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Highlands softball games cancelled
The Highlands Ladybirds softball team (7-6 overall) was scheduled to face Ohio schools Cincinnati Turpin and Springboro on Saturday. But cold weather forced the cancellation.
Friday, April 8, 2016
Highlands baseball games cancelled
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (7-3 overall) was to travel to Cincinnati St. Xavier on Friday and face Cincinnati McNicholas on Saturday at Meinken Field in Covington as part of the Reds Futures Showcase.
Highlands bests state power on road
The Highlands Ladybirds softball team recorded a huge win Thursday on the road.
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Bluebirds win sixth straight
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands sophomore Drew Rom takes a cut in a recent game. The Bluebirds won all four games in Madisonville on their Spring Break trip.|
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Highlands picks up two more wins in Madisonville
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands junior Kyle Rust makes a play in a recent game. Highlands won both games at Madisonville on Tuesday.|
Bluebirds win in extra innings
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands junior Ethan Doty nabs the ball in a recent game.|
Sunday, April 3, 2016
Ladybirds finish third in Uncle Pete Noll Classic
|PHOTO: Highlands sophomore Brooke Dill puts down a bunt in Saturday's game in the Uncle Pete Noll Classic. Highlands finished third with two wins Saturday.|
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Highlands baseball moves back to .500
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands first baseman Mark Walkenhorst (27) reaches for the ball in a recent game against Covington Holy Cross.|
Ladybirds go 1-1 in Uncle Pete Noll Classic
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands second baseman Rachel Gabbard tags out Newport Central Catholic's Jaden Watts in Friday's game at River City Park.|
Friday, April 1, 2016
The Highlands Bluebirds baseball team (2-3 overall) was scheduled to play Cincinnati Elder at Highland Park on Thursday. But excessive rains forced a postponement. The game was rescheduled for May 3.
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