There are multiple local teams still ranked in the AP Kentucky Top-10 rankings heading into Week 8.
Their football team is having perhaps its best season ever as they head into this week's match up against Grant County with a 4-1 record so far this year.
Even though it was an away game for Beechwood, the Tigers and their fans looked right at home at Covington Catholic as they pushed around the Colonels for an impressive 28-13 win.
In what at halftime seemed to be a competitive, slug-it-out game, Simon Kenton scored five straight second-half touchdowns to crush Campbell County, 45-14.
The Bellevue Tigers picked up their third straight win Friday night and handed the Holmes Bulldogs their fifth consecutive loss.
Simon Kenton faces arguably their best test of the season tonight as they host Campbell County in a Class 6A showdown.
Sports briefs from around Northern Kentucky by The River City News's Bryan Burke:
It seemed like the Colonels faced two opponents on Friday night: the undefeated Highlands Bluebirds and themselves.
It was Wildcats versus Wildcats Friday night in Newport where the hosts would win this cat fight.
District play opens this week in Northern Kentucky high-school football; let the rivalries begin.
Covington Catholic at Highlands District 4 Class 4A
Covington Catholic continues their string of tough opponents as they travel to Fort Thomas to take on Highlands on Friday night for their first district game of the season.