Last week in the season opener, Holmes managed to get by Holy Cross in a hot and tiresome game, mostly by limiting the rushing attack and forcing the Indians to go to the air.
Mason County 32, Newport 28
University of Kentucky Basketball Head Coach John Calipari was concerned that he was not going to be able to raise $1 million for charity like he did last year.
The Holmes Bulldogs outlasted the visiting Holy Cross Indians, 21-7, in a long and humid contest that included a 30-minute lightning delay.
In a game that was called at halftime due to the heat and humidity, Covington Catholic trounced Boone County, 39-6, on Saturday morning at Covington Catholic High School.
It was a thriller in Dayton and fans got their money's worth as this was one of the few games on Friday night not delayed or canceled by lightning.
Inspirational stories about individuals overcoming the loss of a limb abound. But Chris Vier may very well break new ground.
The Friday Night Lights start shining this week and The River City News will be all over the action as schools from our towns take to the gridiron.
Scott High School is working hard to build a winning foundation to its football program.
Sports briefs from RCN Associate Editor Bryan Burke:
Legislation proposed for the 2015 session of the General Assembly designed to allow home school students to participate in sports in their local public schools may be more wide-ranging than intende
Tucked neatly along the shores of the Licking River on the Newport side near the 4th St. Bridge, sits a rather nondescript brown metal building.
Teams across the River City Metro got a taste of the upcoming season with Friday night football scrimmages. The season begins next Friday.
High atop the hill that looks out across Newport and clear into the hills of Cincinnati, Newport Central Catholic gears up for what they expect to be another winning season.