Category Archives: Tiger Bass Fishing

Absolutely Massive Super Saturday today!

For the second weekend in a row, there is a massive slate of games and events for Tiger Sports’ teams before us.  This may be the biggest group of games we have ever had in one day since the creation of the WSTX Sports Network.  Every single spring sports team is in action today! That may also be a first! Let’s get a run down of today’s games and events:

  • The Tiger Tennis team travels to Nashville to take on Carter High School all day long.
  • Day 2 of the KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship started at 7:00 AM at Kentucky Lake early this morning.  Good luck to our representatives from St. Xavier, David Brewer and Brent Sturgeon!
  • The weight room will be filled today with the Iron Tiger Powerlifting Competition running from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. This is the big event for all of the Tiger Power Lifters as they look to make it onto the big board of St. X power lifting greats with a max good enough to be the best in their weight class.
  • Tiger Volleyball has another busy day as they play both JV and Varsity Quad Matches at 9:00 AM.
  • The Tiger Track and Field team has one of its biggest meets of the year as they travel to University of Louisville Cardinal Park to participate in the Eastern Relays.
  • The Varsity Tiger Baseball team plays in the Louisville Invitational Tournament this weekend.  Their first game of the LIT is against visiting Paducah Tilghman at 10:00 AM, then at 3:00 PM vs. Manual. Both games are at home at Mueller Field.
  • Tiger Lacrosse hosts Zionsville for a double header.  JV plays at 11:00 AM at Br. Thomas More Stadium and Varsity follows them at 12:30 PM. The Green Team travels to Eastern to play at 3:00 PM as well.
  • Tiger Rugby rounds out the day with two games. The B side plays Moeller at 4:30 PM at Br. Thomas More Stadium, then the A side caps off the day with a match against the Crusaders of Moeller at 6:00 PM.

If you can, try and make it out to any of these exciting events today, but if not, as always WSTX Sports will have coverage all day long on Twitter.

2014 KHSAA Bass Fishing Championship Starts Friday

Coach Yarborough has his boat poised for a great day on the water in this year's championship | Photo by Tim Webb

Coach Yarborough has his boat poised for a great day on the water in this year’s championship | Photo by Tim Webb

The second annual KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship gets underway Friday morning with the boat launch at 7:00 AM Central Time from the Kentucky Dam Marina in Gilbertsville. The first flight will return to the marina at 3:00 PM to begin the weigh-in process, with the second flight returning at 3:15 PM. The schedule of events will be the same for Saturday’s competition, with the awards presentation taking place immediately following the final day’s weigh-in.

Forty-six teams qualified for this year’s event from a pool of 185 teams at the four regional tournaments, an increase in participation of 76 percent over the sport’s inaugural 2012-13 campaign.

A random draw was conducted to determine the launch order for the 2014 championship, and can be found at the following link: Brent Sturgeon and David Brewer along with their Captain Matt Yarborough will be in the second flight and in the No. 32 boat.

A live webcast of the weigh-in on both days will be produced by FLW and available at

Miller and both Riggs’ finish 3rd at Taylorsville Lake

Luke Miller | Photo from

Luke Miller | Photo from

Luke Miller and Kevin Riggs along with their boat captain Brian Riggs finished in third place finish this weekend in the Bass tournament at Taylorsville Lake.

Also in the top 10 were Adam Sauer and Ryan Liston with boat captain Bill Glaser, and Clayton Amshoff and Brent Sturgeon with boat captain Yarborough.

Next up for the Tiger Bass Fishing team is the State Finals at Kentucky Lake this weekend. David Brewer and Brent Sturgeon will be representing St. Xavier as one of 46 boats.

Tiger Bass Fishing’s Sturgeon and Brewer qualify for state

Tiger Bass Fishers Brent Sturgeon (left) and David Brewer (right) | Photo from

Tiger Bass Fishers Brent Sturgeon (left) and David Brewer (right) | Photo from

On Saturday, April 5th, Tiger Bass Fishing’s Brent Sturgeon and David Brewer took 7th place out of 66 boats at the Regional Tournament held at Herrington Lake.  The pair of seniors automatically qualified for the state tournament which will take place April 25-26th at the Kentucky Dam Marina.

They were 1 of 41 other groups that will participate in the state tournament event in Gilbertsville, Ky.  This is only the second year that the KHSAA has sponsored bass fishing.

Bass Fishing goes for state this weekend

fish07The Tiger Bass Fishing team will take its four state qualifiers, Lucas Miller, Evan Bale, Carter O’Brien and David Brewer, to the inaugural state championship bass fishing tournament this Friday and Saturday on Kentucky Lake. The foursome will try to repeat its success from the regional tournament against 44 other boats to win St. X the first ever bass fishing state championship.

First KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship This Weekend At KenLake Marina


The first-ever KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship will take place this weekend (April 26-27) at the KenLake Marina in Hardin. Forty-five teams advanced from the four regional tournaments to the state championship, which begins Friday morning with the opening day boat launch at 7 a.m. (CT). Each two-person team is allotted eight hours on the lake, with the weigh-in beginning at approximately 3 p.m.

The tournament format will be repeated on Saturday, with the boats launching in reverse order from day one. Each team can turn in a maximum of five fish each round, with each day’s catch counting towards the team’s total for the competition. All fish will be kept in a live well once caught and released immediately following the weigh-in. Trophies and medals will be given to the top three team finishers, in addition to a Big Bass award and the Kentucky National Guard Best of the Brightest, and Forcht Bank/Kentucky National Insurance Uncommon Excellence honors.

Tiger Bass Fishing is Regional Champions!


The Tigers started the season off right winning the inaugural KHSAA Bass Fishing Region 2 Tournament! Luke Miller, David Brewer, Evan Bale, and Carter O’Brien were part of the winning boat with three keepers weighing 10 pounds and 7 ounces to win the title of Region 2 Champions and move on to the State Final on Kentucky Lake the last weekend of April. Thirteen boats advanced on to State out of a 45 boat field from Saturday. Luke Miller won the individual honor of “Big Fish” with a solid five pound brute!! That was almost a full pound heavier than the second biggest fish of the tournament. The team also caught two more fish that were within an eighth of an inch of being “keepers” (15 inches), and several solid 14 inchers.