Covington Catholic defeated Holy Cross in the 35th District Boys Soccer Championship, 3-0, at Cov Cath on Friday.
This River City cat fight was a tight one.
Here's a look at Friday night's big match-ups on the high school gridiron, as reported by RCN's Bryan Burke
Newport Central Catholic overwhelmed Bishop Brossart at home, hammering the Mustangs 36-0. The Thoroughbreds raced out to 36 points in the game's first 12 minutes.
Girls' Soccer Playoffs
--St. Henry beat. Ludlow, 10-0, in the first round.
--Dixie beat Villa Madonna, 5-0.
Sports Briefs from around Northern Kentucky by RCN's Bryan Burke
Sunday night's drubbing at the hands of the Patriots put the Bengals in a bad mood this week.
Patrick Towles did not crack a smile.
On a cold and stormy night, Beechwood rolled past Bellevue, 41-18, in the first district game for both teams.
The Fireman's Bell will stay on the hill for the sixteenth consecutive year.
Lots of high school gridiron action Friday night!
RCN's Bryan Burke breaks it down:
Newport Central Catholic (1-4) at Newport (3-3) Class 2A District 6
The Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team has been selected to finish fifth in the Atlantic Sun Preseason Coaches and Media Polls on Thursday.
There are multiple local teams still ranked in the AP Kentucky Top-10 rankings heading into Week 8.
Thoroughbred champion Cigar died last evening, Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital from complications following surgery for severe osteoarthritis in his neck.
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.