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03/04/16 – Whitaker Bank Scholarship Winners Announced

March 4, 2016 2015-2016 News Releases



As part of its title sponsorship of the Boys’ Sweet Sixteen®, Whitaker Bank awards a one-time $1,000 scholarship to four deserving student-athletes. The winners of this year’s Whitaker Bank Scholarships are Samuel Barker (Bath County), Skylar Mays (Henry Clay), Ephraim Otieno (Model) and Emily Moore (Rowan County).

Each winner will be recognized during halftime of the first semifinal game of the 2016 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen® on Saturday, March 19th.

The 2016 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet 16® will take place March 16-20, with all games streamed live at through the NFHS Network, which is a subscription based service. Subscription plans for the NFHS Network include a day pass ($9.95), a monthly pass ($14.95) and an annual pass ($119.95).

These passes, with the daily pass priced less than the cost of admission to state championship contests, not only entitle the users to Kentucky broadcasts, but all of the broadcasts from the more than 40 participating state associations. To subscribe to the NFHS Network, visit:

In addition, a free audio broadcast of each game will be available at

Fans interested in purchasing tickets to the Boys’ or Girls’ Sweet 16® can do so at this link:

Wednesday, March 16 (1st Round)
Session 1 – 12:00 p.m. ET
Region 14 vs. Region 1
Region 7 vs. Region 9
Session 2 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Region 4 vs. Region 16
Region 11 vs. Region 12

Thursday, March 17 (1st Round)
Session 3 – 12:00 p.m. ET
Region 15 vs. Region 6
Region 13 vs. Region 2
Session 4 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Region 10 vs. Region 5
Region 8 vs. Region 3

Friday, March 18 (Quarterfinals)
Session 5 – 12:00 p.m. ET
Region 14/1 winner vs. Region 7/9 winner
Region 11/12 winner vs. Region 4/16 winner
Session 6 – 6:30 p.m. ET
Region 15/6 winner vs. Region 10/5 winner
Region 13/2 winner vs. Region 8/3 winner

Saturday, March 19 (Semifinals)
Session 7 – 6:30 p.m. ET

Sunday, March 20 (Finals)
Session 8 – 2 p.m. ET


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 277 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.


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