Category Archives: Regional Sports
Cougars jump out to 11-1 lead and never look back in 57-48 win.
SPRINGFIELD — It may not count in the record books, but Kenton Ridge’s 57-48 win over London in a Foundation Game on Tuesday night is a confidence booster if nothing else.
“It feels good to win after all our practice we’ve had,” Kenton Ridge guard Jordan Bailey said after the game. “It give me a lot of confidence. I’m ready to lead this team.”
Bailey scored five of Kenton Ridge’s first 11 points as the Cougars jumped out to a ten-point lead midway through the first quarter. London made a few runs through the rest of the game, but Kenton Ridge never led by less than two points after the second quarter.
Kenton Ridge senior Hannah Blair signs with Oregon Acrobatics and Tumbling team
SPRINGFIELD — A Kenton Ridge cheerleader signed with the country’s top acrobatics and tumbling teams. Hannah Blair, a senior, signed a letter of intent with Oregon last Wednesday.
Oregon has won four NCATA national titles since the organization formed in 2010. In the last four years, the Ducks have gone 43-3 and won 30 event titles. Eleven Oregon team members have earned All-America honors in the last four years, and two earned athlete of the year awards.
CEDARVILLE — A big first half lifted Ashland to a 75-60 win over Cedarville on Saturday night in the championship game of the third annual Don Callan Classic.
After a slow start by both teams, Ashland took control in the first half. The Eagles took the lead with a basket with 15:19 left in half and never looked back. Ashland outscored Cedarville 36-21 in the first half.
Cedarville shot 26 percent from the field in the first half. Ashland dominated the rebounding 23-14 in first half.
Mount Healthy capitalized on four first-half interceptions and jumped out to quick lead against Tecumseh on Friday night. The Owls beat Tecumseh 39-0 and advance to face Kings next Friday in a regional semifinal. Read more about Friday’s game here. Listen to postgame interviews with Tecumseh senior quarterback Camren Moore, running back Conner Henry, and head coach Kent Massie below. If you missed Top Billing Sports’ broadcast of the game, you can listen to the game in its entirety on our Broadcast Archives page.
Camren Moore Postgame Interview
Conner Henry Postgame Interview
Kent Massie Postgame Interview
Jakob Prall scores three touchdowns as Red Devils advance.
SPRINGFIELD — Kenton Ridge entered a Div. III regional quarterfinal with momentum heading into a rematch with Tippecanoe. The Cougars got that momentum in a three-point victory over Tippecanoe last Friday. But Tippecanoe didn’t allow that momentum to carry over into last night’s game.
Tippecanoe defeated Kenton Ridge 42-8 in a Division III regional quarterfinal game at Richard L. Phillips Field.
A big second quarter was key for Tippecanoe. The Red Devils led 7-0 after the first quarter and then scored 21 points to take a 28-0 halftime lead.