1. Clay County (12-5 overall, 6-1 vs. 13th Region opponents)
CORBIN — The South Laurel Lady Cardinals picked up their fourth district win on Tuesday night after cruising to a 73-36 win over the Corbin Lady Redhounds.
MOUNT VERNON — North Laurel cruised to its 12th win of the season as four players scored in double figures during the Jaguars’ 71-47 convincing win over Rockcastle County.
MOUNT VERNON — It took two and a half quarters for the North Laurel to get things in order during Tuesday’s game against Rockcastle County, and once they did, the Lady Jaguars showed why they could very well be the front runner in the race for this year’s 13th Region championship.
University of Kentucky's Lynn Bowden, Jr. will be visiting the Corbin Arena on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. meeting fans and signing autographs. For the price of $30, fans will receive an 8x10 print, a picture with Lynn, and an autograph on the item of their choice.
MONTICELLO — After falling behind at the end of the first quarter, the South Laurel Cardinals put together a strong performance in the second and third quarters to put away Wayne County in a 65-54 win on Monday night.
The South Laurel Lady Cardinals took a hit this past Thursday when it was announced senior guard and Miss Basketball Candidate Ally Collett would miss the remainder of her high school career after suffering a partially torn PCL.
RUSSELL SPRINGS — Eddie Mahan’s North Laurel Lady Jaguars continue to be the hottest team in the 13th Region after rolling past Green County on Saturday, 77-54.
MANCHESTER — It looked as if Nate Valentine’s North Laurel Jaguars were headed for another heartbreak for the second day in a row.
MANCHESTER — It looked as if Matt Cromer’s 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter would be enough to give South Laurel its second win over Clay County in a week, but the Tigers’ Jacob Curry answered with just seconds on the clock to give his team a 59-58 win during Saturday’s Bobby Keith Classic.
LONDON — The North Laurel Lady Jaguars held the Clay County Lady Tigers to only six points in the first half on their way to a 63-33 win on Friday night.
LONDON — The North Laurel Jaguars and the Clay County Tigers met up for a rematch of last season’s district semifinals where the Tigers finally got their revenge, handing the Jaguars a 75-73 loss on Friday night.
LONDON — Laurel County’s career leader in points scored, South Laurel senior Ally Collett, saw her high school basketball career come to an end on Thursday after suffering a partially torn PCL during practice on Wednesday.
LIBERTY — South Laurel has now dropped two contests in a row for the first time in 70 games after losing a 66-63 heartbreaker to Casey County on Tuesday.
RED BIRD — North Laurel continued to build momentum heading into Friday’s 49th District showdown by dominating Red Bird on Tuesday with an 87-49 victory.
Kentucky survived its first true road game of the year and handed Georgia its first home loss of the season in Athens Tuesday night.
This season, the South Laurel Lady Cardinals are hungry for another state championship and South Laurel Coach Chris Souder said that in order to get there, his team needs to understand what it means to be champions.
Now that Christmas break is over and teams are back to a more normal schedule, the North Laurel boys and girls basketball coaches are looking back and what their teams have gained over the break and looking ahead to what they are hoping to see their teams accomplish in the remainder of the season.
The South Laurel boys and girls basketball teams are getting ready for the remainder of the season after having an opportunity to grow closer together and improve in some areas through Christmas break tournaments and games.
PAINTSVILLE — Eddie Mahan’s North Laurel Lady Jaguars captured their 10th win in a row and finished Christmas break with a perfect 4-0 mark after upending outmatched Paintsville on Saturday, 64-34.
FRANKLIN COUNTY — Sacred Heart proved why they are ranked No. 1 in the state after defeating the South Laurel Lady Cardinals in Saturday’s Centria Metals/Penn Station Shootout, 74-50, in the Lady Cardinals’ lowest scoring game of the season.
LONDON — After dropping two consecutive games to begin Christmas break, South Laurel managed to finish it with a bang by winning five straight games which included Saturday’s 56-45 win over 13th Region power Clay County during the nightcap of the Grace Health Raymond Reed Classic.
LONDON — North Laurel was able to get back to its winning ways after posting a 1-2 record during this past week’s Rock Holiday Classic.
LONDON — Some of the best teams across the state will be participating in Saturday’s Grace Health Raymond Reed Classic at South Laurel High School.
LONDON — The South Laurel Cardinals captured the 2019 Legacy Nissan Dribble Drive Challenge championship on Sunday after defeating St. Xavier, 67-56.
WINDERMERE, Fla. — The North Laurel Jaguars finished their stay in this past weekend’s Rock Holiday Classic hosted by Windermere Prep, Florida with a loss on Monday to Thompson, Alabama, 92-87.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (KT) — Lynn Bowden’s last play as a collegiate football player was a touchdown pass that will be remembered for years to come and one that put the finishing touches on his final season at Kentucky.
South Laurel's Ally Collett led the Lady Cardinals with 22 points in Monday's 84-60 win over Benjamin, Florida in the Holiday Classic of the Palm Beaches. The Lady Cardinals had five players with double digit points in Monday night's win. | File Photo
The South Laurel Lady Cardinals went 1-1 over the weekend in the Holiday Classic of the Palm Beaches tournament. The Lady Cardinals were handed a 63-58 loss from Oxbridge Academy, Florida on Friday and picked up a 63-27 win over Palm Beach Gardens, Florida on Saturday. | File Photo
LONDON—The South Laurel Cardinals had eight players to contribute points in Saturday’s semifinal round of the Legacy Nissan Dribble Drive Challenge was where the Cardinals defeated Owen County 66-50.
WINDERMERE, Fla. —The North Laurel Jaguars found their first overtime win of the season after defeating Tippecanoe, Ohio in Saturday’s Rock Holiday Classic, 56-55.
LONDON — The South Laurel Lady Cardinals finished up the Tim Short Cardinal Christmas Clash on Monday where the Lady Cardinals were able to extend their winning streak to six games after defeating Grant County, 68-46.
LONDON — The 2019 Legacy Nissan Dribble Drive Challenge, Presented by Martin’s Peterbilt, will tip-off Friday, Dec. 27 at South Laurel High School as host South Laurel along with Lynn Camp, Russell County, Owen County, St. X, Roger Bacon High School, Bell County, and Barren County will each …
Every Christmas holiday, I take time out with my column to let everyone read an interesting letter Virginia O’Hanlon wrote to the New York Sun Editorial Page in 1897.
PIKEVILLE — Eddie Mahan’s North Laurel Lady Jaguars were able to post a 2-0 record during their stay in the Pike Central Classic by defeating Pike Central on Saturday, 78-58.
LONDON — The North Laurel Jaguars and the South Laurel Cardinals met on Friday night in a crosstown showdown but it was the Jaguars who stepped away victorious with two freshmen leading the way for North Laurel, 73-63.
LONDON — South Laurel overcame a four-point third quarter to knock off Covington Holy Cross, 64-54, during Saturday’s opening day action of the Tim Short Cardinal Christmas Clash.
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