Football: KHSAA state high school semifinal results and finals schedule

Class A

Beechwood 63 Campbellsville 7

Raceland 17 Pikeville 14

December 1st @ 2pm: Beechwood (11-2) vs. Raceland (10-4)

Class 2A

Danville 43 Glasgow 0

Mayfield 21 Christian Academy-Louisville 14

December 2nd @ 1pm: Mayfield (13-1) vs. Danville (14-0)

Class 3A

Corbin 21 Louisville Central 20

Boyle County 14 Elizabethtown 7

December 1st @ 7pm: Corbin (13-1) vs. Boyle County (13-1)

Class 4A

Franklin-Simpson 42 Collins 38

Johnson Central 43 Wayne County 24

December 2nd @ 4:30pm: Franklin-Simpson (11-3) vs. Johnson Central (12-2)

Class 5A

Madison Southern 27 Harlan County 20

Covington Catholic 43 South Warren 7

December 2nd @ 8pm: Madison Southern (11-3) vs. Covington Catholic (14-0)

Class 6A

Trinity 49 Central Hardin 3

St. Xavier 48 Scott County 35

December 3rd @ 2pm: Louisville Trinity (14-0) vs. St. Xavier (12-2)

Women’s Basketball: Morris drops 20 in UK Hoops’ win at Wash. State

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Nov. 19, 2017

 

No. 25 Kentucky Holds Off Washington State, 73-68

Morris, Cann Lead Wildcats Past Cougars

 

PULLMAN, Wash. – The 25th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team used a 20-3 run to turn a 10-point deficit into a seven-point lead, as the Wildcats won 73-68 at Washington State on Sunday.

 

Junior Maci Morris led Kentucky (4-0) with a season-high 20 points, marking her fourth straight double-figure scoring effort to begin the season. Senior Makenzie Cann had 15 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in the game, while junior Taylor Murray had 13 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for the Cats.

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Women’s Basketball: Morris drops 20 in UK Hoops’ win at Wash. State

Football: #4 Lindsey Wilson advances in NAIA playoffs

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The No. 4-ranked Lindsey Wilson football team defeated No. 9 Southeastern (Fla.) 63-49 during the First Round of the NAIA Football Championship Series at Blue Raider Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

 

The game was an offensive battle that featured 163 plays for a total of 1,153 yards and 112 points between the two programs.

 

The victory advances the Blue Raiders (11-0) to their third all-time appearance in the FCS Quarterfinals. The Blue Raiders are now 3-0 all time in home playoff games, and 3-3 all-time in the playoffs.

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Football: #4 Lindsey Wilson advances in NAIA playoffs

Football: Georgia 42 Kentucky 13

Kentucky at Georgia

Sanford Stadium, Athens, Ga.

Nov. 18, 2017

 

FINAL SCORE: Georgia 42, Kentucky 13

 

Team Notes

  • Kentucky is 7-4 overall, 4-4 in the Southeastern Conference.
    • UK finished at least .500 in the league in consecutive seasons for the first time since 1998-99.
    • UK finished in third place in the SEC Eastern Division. Placing second last season, it is UK’s best back-to-back finishes since the league split into divisions in 1992.
  • Georgia, the SEC Eastern Division champion, is 10-1 overall, 7-1 in the league.
  • Georgia leads the series 57-12-2.
  • Kentucky wraps up the regular season on Sat. Nov. 25 by playing host to Louisville. Game time is set for noon and it will be televised on the SEC Network.
  • Kentucky took the opening kickoff of the third quarter and drove 75 yards for a touchdown.  It is the third consecutive game that UK scored a TD on its first possession of the second half.

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Football: Georgia 42 Kentucky 13

Football: Blocked punt sets EKU up for game-winning touchdown in season finale

RICHMOND, Ky. – Freshman Steven Crowder blocked a punt and the Eastern Kentucky University football team used the short field to score the go-ahead touchdown with 9:12 left in the game and pick up a 14-10 victory over Saint Francis University in the season finale on Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium.

 

After the Red Flash had taken the lead late in the third quarter, EKU forced a three-and-out on SFU’s next possession.  The visitors were forced to punt from their own 41 yard line.  Crowder got his hand on the attempt and the Colonels took over at the Saint Francis 34 yard line.

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Football: Blocked punt sets EKU up for game-winning touchdown in season finale

HS Football: Final four brackets for Class 4A, 5A and 6A

HS Football: Final Four brackets for Class 1A, 2A and 3A

Football: #4 Lindsey Wilson hosts #9 Southeastern in NAIA first round

COLUMBIA, Ky. – The No. 4-ranked Lindsey Wilson football team hosts No. 9-ranked Southeastern in the NAIA Football Championship Series First Round on Saturday at Blue Raider Stadium at 12:30 p.m. CT.

Lindsey Wilson (10-0, 6-0 MSC Bluegrass Division) received an automatic bid into the national postseason as champions of the MSC Bluegrass. It marks the first undefeated regular season in program history for the Blue Raiders and the longest win streak for the program. Lindsey Wilson is making its fourth all-time postseason and is 2-3 overall, including a 2-0 record at home. Continue reading

Football: #4 Lindsey Wilson hosts #9 Southeastern in NAIA first round

Women’s Basketball: 2nd half powers #25 UK over Montana

Nov. 16, 2017

 

Wildcats Now 3-0 on the Season

 

MISSOULA, Mont. – Junior guard Taylor Murray scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the 25th-ranked Kentucky women’s basketball team won at Montana 71-54 on Thursday night.

 

Junior Maci Morris added 16 points while sophomore Jaida Roper had a career-high 14 points to go with a career-best five rebounds.

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Women’s Basketball: 2nd half powers #25 UK over Montana

Kansas 65 Kentucky 61

KENTUCKY vs. KANSAS

UNITED CENTER | CHICAGO

NOV. 14, 2017
ATTENDANCE: 21,684

 

Final Score: #4/3 Kansas 65, #7/4 Kentucky 61

 

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 2-1. Kansas is 2-0
  • Kentucky leads the overall series 22-10
    • UK leads 8-2 at neutral sites
    • Kansas leads 2-1 in Chicago
    • Kansas has won three in a row in the series
  • Kentucky is now 4-3 in Champions Classic games. That’s tied with Duke for the best mark in the event’s seven-year history
  • Next for the Wildcats: UK returns to Rupp Arena Friday to play ETSU at 7 p.m. on SEC Network

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Kansas 65 Kentucky 61