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Six Degrees of Basketball Separation

By 15th Region - With so much snow and many games cancelled around the state I thought I would try a game with the BGP community to remedy our basketball addiction. Six Degrees of Basketball separation. Many have heard that every human on the planet can be connected through 6 people. Can the same be applied to basketball in the state of Kentucky across different periods of time! Objective: Connect the player or coach to one another through basketball only. You must connect person A to person B using no more than 6 people (person A and person B count toward your 6). Rules: For a connection to exist... Read More →

KHSAA sanctions Bryan Station and Lafayette girls basketball programs for altercation

By All State Baseball - The KHSAA has handed down two-game suspensions to a total of seven girls’ basketball players following an altercation between Lafayette and Bryan Station on January 14, 2016. During the incident, violations of Bylaw 15 “Sportsmanship” were committed when multiple nonplayers (rostered individuals not in the contest) left the bench area. Due to the number of individuals involved in the situation, the game officials appropriately requested review by the KHSAA under the video review policy. KHSAA policies and procedures permit the use of replay at the discretion of the Commission and in... Read More →

Region 7 Rankings

By ball_coach_4 - Hey guys sorry for the delay in rankings. The snow days and my work schedule threw me off a bit. We have another #1 for the 3rd straight week. With the snow storms and school/game cancellations, I don’t know how much the rankings will change next week, but we’ll cross that bridge when we get there. Last week’s ranking are in parentheses (). Here we go!: 1. Ballard (13 -6) (4) Had a huge week, winning the LIT with victories against Waggener, Fern Creek, St. X and Trinity in the finals. I know some may contest this rise, but the fact is, that they’re 10-3 since the addition of Clivonte... Read More →

Is Mercer County the best team in the state?

By PurplePride92 - Mercer County in currently ranked #1 in the AP Poll, tied for #1 in the Litkenhous Ratings, #2 in the Cantrall Ratings and #2 in the Bluegrasspreps Rankings. They are undefeated with a 20-0 record after defeating Montgomery County 84-51 last night. In just his second year at Mercer County Head coach Josh Cook brings his talented team to the floor each night with visions of playing games in Rupp Arena in March. Led by senior point guard Will Hager this Mercer County team also boasts arguably the best sophomore in the state in Trevon Faulkner. Hager recently became the all time leading... Read More →

KHSAA Sanctions Graves County Boys' Basketball for Bylaw 16 Violations

By theguru - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2016 The KHSAA has handed down sanctions to Graves County High School resulting from improper open gym activities involving its boys’ basketball program during the 2014-15 academic year. During the course of its investigation, the KHSAA found Graves County to be in violation of Bylaw 16 “Recruitment/Undue Influence” for conducting open gym activities where student-athletes from other member schools participated without express consent from their respective school’s principal designated representative. In addition, Graves County boys’ basketball... Read More →

Region 1 Rankings (1/18/16 Week 7)

By silo11 - Remember these rankings will be based on current play and not just the record or one good/bad game. Hickman County was the biggest mover this week moving up 3 spots. Here are the rankings as of 1/18/16. 1. Paducah Tilghman (13-4) The Blue Tornadoes had no problems at all with Marshall County or McCracken County. They are still on the outside looking in at the top 20 in the BGP although they have broke through the top 20 in other polls in the state. They play in the Superman Classic this week which is made up of mostly Illinois teams. 2. Murray (14-4) Murray won a blowout to Fulton... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (1/19)

By Walter - It took almost two months, but we finally have a unanimous #1 in the 9th region. Let's take a look at this week's rankings and review the action from last week. 1. Holy Cross (14-4) In the biggest game of the year for the Indians, Tyler Bezold turned in a 29 point, 6 rebound performance as Holy Cross knocked off Covington Catholic 73-68 to secure the #1 seed in the 35th district and improve their 9th region record to 9-0. Looking at the Indians' remaining schedule, if they end up winning the All A this week they have a legit chance to finish the regular season undefeated in the region.... Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (1-18-16)

By 15th Region - Overview: Week 7 saw completion of the All-A Tournament, many teams get into district and regional play, and the cream continue to rise to the top in the 15th Region. Lawrence County is playing well after a tough December schedule, Johnson Central remained undefeated in 2016, and Magoffin County continues to roll. With multiple 40 point performances from multiple players, the 15th Region is shaping up for a wild March finish. This weeks rankings listed below: 1. Lawrence County (16-3) – In week 7 the Bulldogs defeated 60th District foe Belfry at home by a final of 71-62. In the game... Read More →

8th Region Rankings 1/19/15

By 8th Region Warrior - A lot of big games in the 8th region last week, as district seed games are underway or wrapping up. Teams are jousting for position and finding out who there district match ups will be in about 5 weeks. Some teams are putting their best foot forward and showing why they have been a regional favorite all season. In the 8th region there are (3) really strong teams, and after that anything can happen, should make for an awesome regional tourney. Here are this weeks Rankings: 1. Owen County-Big week for the Rebels as they captured the All A crown and head down to Frankfort eyeing the big... Read More →

6th Region Rankings (Week 7) 1/18/2016

By GoHardITP - The 6th & 7th Region top tier teams all met in the LIT last week and candidly the 7th can lay claim as the tougher region based on the results. Only (3) 6th Region teams made the quarterfinals, Doss, Fern Creek, & Bullitt East. The 7th region made a clean sweep to the semi-finals when Doss lost to Male, Fern Creek to Ballard, and Bullitt East to St. Xavier. 1) Bullitt East (14-3)- It was not the finish that many thought for Bullitt East losing in the quarterfinals. St. X has played some really good basketball lately and got the upset. However, BE easily beat 6th region foe Butler in... Read More →

2015-16 16th Region Rankings (1/18/16)

By All State Baseball - 1.Rowan County (10-5): Since starting the season 1-3, The Vikings have went 9-2 and are currently on a 7 game win streak heading into this week. Vikings will face Russell at home Tuesday and travel to Clark County on Thursday. 2.Morgan County (13-4): The Cougars continue to impress and show that they are very capable of winning the 16th region. Morgan County is currently on a 6 game win streak and have won 7 of their last 8 games. Morgan County will face Elliott County in the 16th Region All “A” Classic Tuesday. 3.Elliott County (12-4): Elliott County had their 10 game win streak... Read More →

2015-16 15th Region Rankings Week 7 (1/18/16)

By All State Baseball - 1.Shelby Valley (16-2): Lady Wildcats have everything going their way this season. Lady Wildcats are on a 5 game win streak with wins over Prestonsbrug, Sheldon Clark, Betsy Layne and East Ridge (twice). All of those wins are against region opponents. Shelby Valley will travel to Letcher County on Wednesday. 2.Johnson Central (9-7): Despite having a 9-7 record, the Lady Eagles are 6-2 against region opponents including a 40-39 loss to #1 Shelby Valley. Lady Eagles are 3-4 in their last 7 games, currently on a 2 game win streak. Johnson Central will be home Friday hosting another... Read More →

13th Region Girls Rankings Jan. 18-Jan. 25

By Les - 1. Harlan County (13-6, 7-1) — The Lady Black Bears hang on to the top spot, and have won two games in a row, including a win over former top-ranked Harlan a couple of weeks ago. 2. Bell County (10-5, 3-2) — The defending 13th Region champions are winners of one game in a row, and have a big game ahead against No. 1 ranked Harlan County this week. 3. Harlan (16-3, 8-2) — After losing to both Harlan County and Harlan in the WYMT Classic, the Lady Green Dragons responded well by winning three in a row, including the 13th Region All “A” Classic championship. 4. North Laurel (12-6, 7-1)... Read More →

12th Region Rankings 1/18/16

By SHS Future - 12th Region Rankings 1/18/16 1) Mercer County (19-0) - Many consider the Titans as the number one team in the state and this week they continue to add fuel to that fire. They won three road games last week continuing their unbeaten streak with wins over Bourbon county 79-47, Wayne County 76-66, and Anderson County 76-64. The win over Wayne Co. was a really nice win since it shows they could go into a hostile environment against a good team and still come away with the victory. In that game Will Hager led all scores with 25 points. Trevon Faulkner and Malik Dowe both contributed... Read More →

3rd Region Rankings (1/18/16)

By ApolloFan98 - 1.Meade County(15-3 SAME) - It appeared the rest of the region may have been closing the gap on the Waves, but a big 2 win week and a loss by Daviess County, pushed the margin back out for them. Meade got a big game from Josh Durbin(23/12) in a district win vs Hanock on Tuesday. They came back on Friday with a nice 68-54 win over E-Town. Meade has very tough games this week at home vs North Hardin and at Bullitt East on Friday. 2.Breck County(13-4 UP 1) - Breck and DC have traded spots every week on this poll. The Tigers were able to get a 70-67 win over DC on Tuesday to move them back... Read More →