1987 Tomcats survive wild shootout with 1997 Tomcats

ASHLAND, Ky. – Two of Ashland’s greatest running back duos met in Putnam Stadium on Tuesday night and, as could have been predicted, it was a shootout. But, in the end, it came down to one defensive play. Safety David Hicks of the 1987 Tomcats pulled down 1997 Tomcat great Jason Nichols just shy ofContinue reading “1987 Tomcats survive wild shootout with 1997 Tomcats”

Day at the Beach: 2001 Tomcats rock 1984 Cats

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland’s 1984 football team found a day at the Beach isn’t always fun. The 2001 Ashland Tomcats, led by Arliss Beach’s 311 yards rushing and three touchdowns, throttled the 1984 Tomcats, 49-28, in Putnam Stadium in a TOMCAT TALES simulated football game. Beach scored on runs of 16, 72 and 14 toContinue reading “Day at the Beach: 2001 Tomcats rock 1984 Cats”

Old school basketball between 1968 and 1979 Tomcats

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland’s 1968 Tomcats welcomed the 1979 Tomcats to a little old school basketball at the gym on Lexington Avenue. They didn’t have to do much introduction about style of play to the 79 Cats, who played a methodical pound-it-inside game under defensive guru coach Paul Patterson. The 68 Tomcats, led by guardsContinue reading “Old school basketball between 1968 and 1979 Tomcats”

2019 Tomcats get their shot against strong 78 Tomcats

ASHLAND, Ky. – Lest we so quickly forget, it was the 2019 Ashland Tomcats who sparked the current basketball revival. Those Tomcats, under the reins of veteran coach Jason Mays in his first high school coaching experience, caught fire late in the season and stunned everyone by winning the 16th Region Tournament and then evenContinue reading “2019 Tomcats get their shot against strong 78 Tomcats”