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2022 Prep Football Previews: Ryle wide receiver expects to ring up bigger numbers this season

The NKyTribune is featuring players on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Blake Lehmann NKyTribune sports reporter Ryle senior Kaden Gardner expects the Ryle football team to pick...

Kentucky offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello says Wildcats’ offense ‘headed in right direction’

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today The first preseason scrimmage wasn’t perfect, but Kentucky offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello isn’t worried going into the second week of camp. “(I think in) training camp you’re going to have your good days are they are going to have their good days,” he said Tuesday. “I thought definitely the defense got after us on Saturday. But we’ve had...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Three brothers on Dixie Heights team don’t consider this a rebuilding season

The NKyTribune is featuring a player on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter If he opens the season as starting quarterback for the Dixie Heights...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Dayton determined to have winning season says returning quarterback

The NKyTribune is featuring players on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Sarah Mae Wilson NKyTribune sports reporter Dayton football players celebrated the team’s first playoff...

Matt’s Take: Career homers, post-break success, Bengal Jim and Jason Hoffman

By Matthew McAdow NKyTribune sports columnist The Future After losing many key players on the Reds roster at the break, the “next man up” motto is certainly what is going to take place for the rest of the season. At the deadline, the Reds traded Luis Castillo, Tyler Mahle, Brandon Drury, Tommy Pham, and Tyler Naquin. In return, Cincinnati received a haul of prospects, as many well-known MLB accounts...

2022 Prep Football Previews: NewCath’s scoring leader last season wants to live up to expectations

The NKyTribune is featuring players on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Blake Lehmann NKyTribune sports reporter Newport Central Catholic football coach Steve Lickert describes senior...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Simon Kenton senior quarterback more concerned with winning than stats

The NKyTribune is featuring a player on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter Chase Crone generated more than 7,300 yards in total offense during...

2022 Prep Football Previews: After playing multiple positions, Ludlow senior moving to quarterback

The NKyTribune is featuring players on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Sarah Mae Wilson NKyTribune sports reporter Jaxson Rice will be taking on yet another role for Ludlow’s...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Instilling positive attitude to get better results is Bellevue senior’s goal

The NKyTribune is featuring players on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Blake Lehmann NKyTribune sports reporter The Bellevue Tigers won only three games over the last three seasons...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Conner senior lineman not concerned with team’s lack of varsity experience

The NKyTribune is featuring players on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Sarah Mae Wilson NKyTribune sports reporter Grant Reece is one of only two returning starters on the Conner...

2022 Prep Football Preview: CovCath two-way starter needs to be team leader on both sides of the ball

The NKyTribune is featuring a player on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter Covington Catholic senior linebacker Aiden Jones said one of the...

Matt’s Take: Seattle Reds, Phamiliar Faces, and Practice

By Matthew McAdow Sports columnist La Piedra to the Space Needle After such a bad start to the 2022 season, it was more than expected that Cincinnati was going to part ways with many familiar faces within the organization. After seeing Tyler Naquin head to the Mets earlier in the week, the domino effect was soon to follow. Luis Castillo was the Reds ace for the last few years and displayed nothing...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Brossart senior expects to play bigger role in a more balanced offense

The NKyTribune is featuring a player on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Blake Lehmann NKyTribune sports reporter With Brossart quarterback Jacob Leicht and running back Jed Martin...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Senior focused on extending Holmes’ string of winning records

The NKyTribune is featuring a player on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter Tayquan and Quantez Calloway were the offensive leaders on Holmes...

2022 Prep Football Previews: Senior linebacker wants to get Campbell County back on winning track

The NKyTribune is featuring a player on each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2022 season on Aug. 19. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Sarah Mae Wilson NKyTribune sports reporter Campbell County football teams have won only four games in the...