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NKY High School Football Preview: Top Teams Hope to Make More Noise in 2015
Bryan Burke - The River City News
Friday marks the beginning of the season for many local teams in Northern Kentucky, and the region as a whole hopes to put together another impressive showing as it did in last yearís state playoffs.

Highlands added another state championship to its rich football tradition last year with a thrilling game against Owensboro in the Class 4A championship game, 49-42. The Bluebirds were stiffly challenged by Covington Catholic at home in the quarterfinal round, but emerged in that contest with a 37-34 victory. Highlands hopes to repeat as champions again in 2015 when they open their new season at Cooper on Friday night.

Newport Central Catholic began the season in their customary way, losing its first four games to bigger schools, but also customary was their hot streak down the stretch that saw the Thoroughbreds advance all the way to the Class 2A State Championship where they were blanked by DeSales 26-0. NewCath opens at Scott this year in what should be a telling game for both teams.

Dixie was another local team that found itself in the state championship game, but the Colonels were done in by Trinity 47-14 in the Class 6A title match. Dixie was propelled to the final game after an impressive shutout over Simon Kenton, 24-0, in the quarterfinals and decisive victory over Ballard 48-21 in the semis. The Colonels will look to replace the graduated quarterback Drew Moore who was a big reason for the teamís success a year ago.

RCN/NKYSports.com Preseason Top 5

1. Highlands
2. Simon Kenton
3. Cooper
4. Covington Catholic
5. Ryle
For more, read the full article at The River City News
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High School Basketball
Heritage Academy 70 F
Bellevue 71
Elizabethtown 62 F
Covington Catholic 79
Walton Verona 51 F
Beechwood 55
Ludlow 59 F
Calvary Christian 57
NKAC Classic Championship
Henry County 64 F
Brossart 68
St. Henry 74 F
Clinton County 57
All A State Championship
Ryle 57 F
Trimble County 78
Newport Catholic 48 F
Cooper 40
Pendleton County 0
Grant County 0
Girls High School BBall
Valley 26 F
Newport 61
Newport Catholic 66 F
Campbell County 57
Dayton HS 47 F
Villa Madonna 59
St. Henry 41 F
Holy Cross 59
St. Patrick 46 F
Pendleton County 43
Highlands 31 F
Owen County 16
Dixie 45 F
Notre Dame Academy 43
Walton Verona 43 F
Bethlehem 53
All A State Championship
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