The Newport Wildcats defeated the Bishop Brossart Mustangs 59-43 on Friday to advance to the championship round of the Swauger Holiday Classic.
Newport Central Catholic head football coach Dan Wagner is stepping down.
The school announced Wagner's departure Thursday afternoon.
Two local high school basketball players joined the 1,000 Point Clubs in recent days.
Northern Kentucky sent two teams to compete for state football championships and both delivered.
After a high school football playoffs season that decimated Northern Kentucky teams early, the region will have two teams in state championship games next week.
Two Northern Kentucky teams are still standing as the Kentucky high school football playoffs move on to the semifinals next Friday.
When the high school football postseason started last week, Northern Kentucky had several teams poised to make deep runs and to challenge some other talented teams from across the state.
LIVE UPDATES FROM NORTHERN KENTUCKY TEAMS IN WEEK 2 OF THE KHSAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS:
It's high school football playoffs time!
Holy Cross may finally have a home football field.
And then there was one.
Northern Kentucky high school football scoreboard will update every minute when games are in progress.