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03/09/22 – Mingua Beef Jerky Girls’ Sweet 16® set to return to Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center

March 9, 2022 2021-2022 News Releases



The 2022 Mingua Beef Jerky Girls’ Basketball Sweet 16® is set to return to Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center starting Wednesday, March 9, at 11 a.m .ET.

Fans can follow all the action through live webcasts at or listen to the games online at The games will also be carried statewide through the Kentucky Utilities/KHSAA Sweet 16® Radio Network.

All 15 games of the Girls’ Sweet 16® will be webcast live at for subscribers to the NFHS Network (, with subscription plans available for $10.99 per month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 45 participating state associations. Viewers who subscribe for the Girls’ Sweet 16® will also be able to watch all 15 games of the Boys’ Sweet 16®, which is available for on-demand viewing with an active monthly subscription.

A free audio-only feed of the games will also be available online through and Mixlr (, which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices.


2022 Mingua Beef Jerky Girls’ Basketball Sweet 16®

Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center

  • Rupp Arena will not be accepting cash as a form of payment for parking and concessions.
  • Parking for this event will cost $10 per car.
  • Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test are not required for fans attending the show. Masks are encouraged for attendees.
  • Rupp Arena has a clear bag policy (no larger than 12″x12″x6″).


Game Schedule (Eastern)

Wednesday, March 9 (First Round)
11 a.m. – Boyd County vs. Meade County
1:30 p.m. – Bullitt East vs. Bethlehem
6 p.m. – McCracken County vs. Southwestern
8:30 p.m. – Henderson County vs. Franklin County

Thursday, March 10 (First Round)
11 a.m. – Bowling Green vs. Letcher County Central
1:30 p.m. – Pikeville vs. Cooper
6 p.m. – Corbin vs. George Rogers Clark
8:30 p.m. – Sacred Heart vs. Anderson County

Friday, March 11 (Quarterfinals)
11 a.m. – Quarterfinal 1
1:30 p.m. – Quarterfinal 2
6 p.m. – Quarterfinal 3
8:30 p.m. – Quarterfinal 4

Saturday, March 12 (Semifinals & Final)
11 a.m. – Semifinal 1
1:30 p.m. – Semifinal 2
7 p.m. – Final



About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 284 member schools, both public and non-public. The KHSAA awards 215 state championships to 51 teams and 164 individuals in 13 sports and six sport-activities, funds catastrophic insurance coverage for its more than 106,000 rostered member school student-athletes, provides coaching education and sports safety programs for more than 12,000 coaches and licenses and facilitates the distribution of training material for over 4,000 contest officials.


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