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Kentucky High School Football Helmets: J- thru L-

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - Here's the next installment of the BGP football helmet preview. Again, feel free to add your own comments or photos in with the discussion. Earlier Previews: Kentucky High School Football Helmets: A- thru Be- Kentucky High School Football Helmets: Bi- thru Bu- Read More →


KHSAA State Tennis, Track and Field Championships at University of KY this weekend

By theguru - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2017 The 2017 KHSAA State Tennis Championships and the 2017 KHSAA Track and Field State Meet will be contested this weekend in Lexington on the campus of the University of Kentucky. The State Tennis Championships (May 18-20) begin Thursday morning at 8 a.m. with boys’ matches at Shillito Park and the girls’ competition at the UK Boone/Downing Tennis Complex. All remaining matches will move to the UK Boone/Downing Tennis Complex after the first day, with Friday’s competition starting at 8 a.m. Saturday’s action opens with the boys’ and girls’ singles and... Read More →


KHSAA Board of Control addresses Championship sites for Football, Girls Hoops, Dance

By theguru - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2017 The Board of Control addressed future locations of the KHSAA state football finals, girls’ basketball Sweet Sixteen®, and Dance during Wednesday’s meeting at the KHSAA offices, awarding championships to Kroger Field, BB&T Arena, Rupp Arena and the new Frederick Douglass High School. After hearing proposals from representatives of Bowling Green, Highland Heights, and Lexington, the Board authorized the Commissioner to enter into contract negotiations for the 2017 and 2018 State Football Finals with the University of Kentucky to be played at Kroger... Read More →


Pep Bus for a 1-8 team

By ChiefSmoke - I was in Berea this weekend and stopped by the Berea HS football field. One of my happiest memories in HS was on that field in October of 1982. Early in the game, as I let go of the ball, I got a facemask in the back and hit the ground. But, with my face in the dirt, I hear cheering from our fan section that had travelled to the game. Alan Hendren had caught the pass and was headed to the endzone. We went on to win that game, doubling our win total for the season. And, yes, there is a big difference in 1-9 and 2-8! The most interesting part of that game was that we took a Pep Bus full of... Read More →



Kentucky High School Football Helmets: H- thru I-

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - Here's the next installment of the BGP football helmet preview. Again, feel free to add your own comments or photos in with the discussion. Earlier Previews: Kentucky High School Football Helmets: A- thru Be- Kentucky High School Football Helmets: Bi- thru Bu- Read More →


Louisville Power Rankings - Offseason Discussion

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - How do you think these final power rankings compare to the way they pre-season power rankings should look come 2017? Will there be any big moves up or down by any of the teams on the list? What players do you see being mentioned in 2017 when it comes to Louisville players of the week? Read More →


Kentucky High School Football Helmets: F- thru G-

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - Here's the next installment of the BGP football helmet preview. Again, feel free to add your own comments or photos in with the discussion. Earlier Previews: Kentucky High School Football Helmets: A- thru Be- Kentucky High School Football Helmets: Bi- thru Bu- Read More →


Baseball, Softball Stat Leaders now available at KHSAA.org

By theguru - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2017 Baseball and Softball fans will have additional content available at KHSAA.org this season as a result of the Association’s new partnership with MaxPreps. Statistical leader reports for each sport will be compiled every morning from data provided by MaxPreps, the official source for statistics of all KHSAA contests. In addition, individual game stats will be incorporated into the KHSAA/Riherds.com Scoreboard, which remains the official source for all KHSAA scores, schedules and rosters. Member schools are solely responsible for submitting... Read More →


Ten 2017 Story Lines I Am Ready To Follow

By ATLCat - 1. Will Coach Weinrich right the ship in Fort Thomas? If you follow Kentucky High School Football whatsoever you would be lying if you didn't notice that Highlands hasn't exactly been vintage form since Dale Mueller retired. Apologists and detractors can point to numerous reasons or excuses, but the fact remains that 2017 will be the pivotal year for us to see if Highlands will return to form or be asked to make a change at the helm. 2. Has a Changing of the Guard Occurred in Class 2A? Mayfield has seemingly ruled Kentucky Small School Football for the past decade and last year... Read More →


KHSAA State Archery Championships this Thursday at the KBA

By theguru - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2017 The 2017 KHSAA State Archery Championships will take place Thursday at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington, with the first of six flights getting underway at 9:30 a.m. The last flight will compete at 2:30 p.m., with awards presentations to the top four teams, top five boys’ finishers and top five girls’ finishers scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Madison Central captured the team title in 2016 after posting the top score (3,436) in the championship round. Pulaski County (3,430) was the state runner-up a year ago, followed by Anderson County and Trigg... Read More →


Kentucky High School Football Helmets: D- thru E-

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - Here's the next installment of the BGP football helmet preview. Again, feel free to add your own comments or photos in with the discussion. Earlier Previews: Kentucky High School Football Helmets: A- thru Be- Kentucky High School Football Helmets: Bi- thru Bu- Read More →


My only good story from high school, according to my wife Stephanie

By ChiefSmoke - Stephanie says I only have one good story from high school, but I have been able to get some mileage from it over the years. One Saturday night in early September, 1982, myself and three friends went to see a movie in Danville. You may not remember Fast Times at Ridgemont High but I bet most of us old guys do remember Phoebe Cates. After the movie, our driver decides he wants to meet a girl he saw in the theatre. We drive out to the bowling alley in Danville to find her. Our first time through the parking lot, a few of the guys out there yell stuff at us. Undeterred, my buddy continues... Read More →


Sometimes being the dumbest guy in the room is ok

By ChiefSmoke - Some times it is good being the dumbest guy in the room. This was my second day visiting Centre College spring practice. I got to sit in on a defensive meeting, team meeting, QB meeting, and watch practice. I especially enjoyed the kick off return drill work they did today. Football programs have their own language and verbiage. It is healthy for me to hear a different approach to the game. Football is football. But, the ways we can attack problems and teach the game can have multiple methods. I always think it makes me better when I see and hear a coach teach something in a different way... Read More →


Kentucky High School Football Helmets: C thru Cr-

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - Here's the next installment of the BGP football helmet preview. Again, feel free to add your own comments or photos in with the discussion. Earlier Previews: Kentucky High School Football Helmets: A thru Be- Kentucky High School Football Helmets: Bi- thru Bu Read More →


WKY Power Rankings - Offseason Discussion

By Purple88 - With the completion of today's Final Winter Workouts, Teams move into Spring Break with surf, sand and girls on their minds or at least staying out of the weight room for awhile!!! And with that Spring workouts and practice are on the horizon! 2016 was a terrific year for many teams in the west and I think 2017 will be as well, but before we get there, let's look back at the final 2016 Power Rankings (issued on October 30, 2016) and see where we stood at that time: 1. Bowling Green 5A (10-0) 2. Mayfield 2A (10-0) Read More →


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