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Beechwood Tigers 2014 Football Preview

By Ram - Article Written by EyeOfTheTiger In 2013, injuries and youth led the Tigers to a disappointing season. Three key starters including Sr. RB/DB Mitch Thomas and Jr. RB/LB Jack Talley were lost to season ending injuries before the season even started and three other seniors had injury or illness that caused them to play minimally during the season. The result was for the first time in the six class era, Beechwood did not make it to the state semi-finals. The season ended one game short of that mark for the Tigers as a strong Frankfort Panther team beat Beechwood for the first time ever. It... Read More →

Trinity Shamrocks 2014 Football Preview

By thsrocks - Class 6A, District: 4 Head Coach: Bob Beatty entering 15th season at Trinity (173-28) 10 State Championships, 2 State runner-ups, 1 National Championship (2011) 2013 Results: 6-6, lost to Male in state quarterfinals District Rivals: St. Xavier, Male, and Manual Key Returning Players: Defense: Zach Berger (SR-LB), Brentton Ervin (SR-LB), Connor Foos (JR-DL),Canon Jackson (SR-DB), Adam King (SR-DL), Vincent Lococo (JR-LB), Damon Lowe (JR-LB), Alex Reisert (SR-DB), Aaron Roseberry (SR-DL), & Jacob Woosley(JR-DB) Offense: Donald Brooks (SR-Slotback), Rodjay Burns (JR-WR), Dalton... Read More →

Bowling Green Purples 2014 Football Preview

By Purple Nation - We have all heard the statement, "Don't let the past dictate your future." Though we can allow the past to teach us, motivate us and challenge us - the past cannot be relied upon to guarantee where we land in the future. No prep team in the Commonwealth has had a brighter "past" in the last 36 months than the Bowling Green Purples; but what about their future? Most of us are aware of the winning streak of 44 wins. What you may not be aware of is the dedicated coaching staff, the committed Senior classes and the daily grind that the kids put in to see this dream of the 3Peat to become a... Read More →

Warren Central Dragons 2014 Football Preview

By DragonFire - After a strong run in the first four years under coach Mike Rogers, Warren Central took a step back in 2013. The Dragons limped out of the starting gate, losing their first three games for the first time since 1994. Ultimately the Dragons went 6-6 against a difficult schedule that included two state champions and a runner-up, failing to reach the region finals for the first time since 2009. What followed was an offseason that saw the departure of Mike Rogers to Paducah Tilghman – the third straight Central football coach to leave after exactly five seasons – as well as turnover of the... Read More →

Bell County Bobcats 2014 Football Preview

By Commander 25 - The Bell County Bobcats finished the 2013 season at 7-5 losing in the second round of the playoffs to Louisville Central 14-11. The Yellow Jackets have ended the Bobcats’ season the last 3 years. The Bobcats had a disappointing season, if you go by their record, but they started the season with a very young squad that gained momentum by the end of the end. The Bobcats graduated 7 seniors last season. A majority of the Bobcat squad is returning this season including 9 starters on the offensive side of the ball. 3 year starting quarterback JR-Peyton Collett will lead the offense with 878... Read More →

Lexington Catholic Knights 2014 Football Preview

By Bluegrasscard - Class: 4A, District: 5 Coach: Mark Perry (1st season), Record (Knights): 0-0 2013 Results: 10-4, Region Champions, lost to Highlands in state semi-finals District Rivals: Boyle County, Mercer County Returning starters: Reese Ryan (QB), Cameron Bailey (C), Noah Tubridy (G), Colin Carpenter (G), Dominic Castlen (T, DE), Zach Middleton (DT), Chase Bolin (LB), Braxton Couch (DB), Cody Mitchell (DB), Davis Rowady (CB) Key 2013 Players graduated/transferred: Noah Mitchell (RB), Marcelus Logan (RB), David Bouvier (WR), Sam Letton (TE), Josh Mesmer (LB), Marty Brown (DE) ... Read More →

Hazard Bulldogs 2014 Football Preview

By All State Baseball - Hazard saw it’s 2013 season come to an end, falling to Williamsburg 21-7 in the class 1A regional championship game. Not only did losing the regional championship game hurt the Bulldogs but they also lost some of their top players from last season. Kody Arnett LB/RB (473 rushing yards, 7 rushing TD’s, 1 INT for 25 yards) Tim Clemmons OL/DL, Kevin Eversole K/DB (9 games played 33 total points scored with 18 being PAT’s and 6 2pt), Alex Francis RB/DB, Dylan Goins OL/DL, Chris Hudson WR/DB (received 1,116 yards, caught 13 TD’s), Kaleb Huber OL/DL, Tyler Logan OL/DL, Josh Meehan LB/FB, Tim... Read More →

Male Bulldogs 2014 Football Preview

By theguru - 2013 Review 2013 season was a remarkable run for the Louisville Male football team as they finished with a 12-2 record which set a high water mark for the most wins in over a decade. On the way to those 12 wins, Male captured the "Super District" and Regional Championship, but the signature moment of the season actually happened twice with Male beating private school 6A football powers Trinity and St. Xavier in back-to-back weeks not once but twice. A young Male football team (starting 7 sophomores) played one of the toughest schedules in the state, by playing 8 out of 14 games against the... Read More →

Pikeville Panthers 2014 Football Preview

By All State Baseball - The Panthers finished the 2013 season at 11-2 losing in the regional championship of the Class 1A football playoffs to Raceland, 14-3. The Panthers only regular season loss came to Belfry, a 56-20 thumping. The Panthers hope that 2014 is a better season and they hope to make a deep run in the playoffs yet again. Pikeville returns Austin "Squeak" Charles at QB, Cody Estep, Ben Maynard at WR, Daric Pugh and Blake Charles at RB/FB. On the line, they are bolstered by the addition of Bryce Patton, a transfer from Pike County Central, and have Logan Coleman and several others returning from last... Read More →

Belfry Pirates 2014 Football Preview

By ATLCat - Many who only follow Kentucky High School Football in passing may not even realize what the Belfry Pirates have the potential to do, or for that matter even know what they have done. Those critics would be quick to shoot down notions such “Dynasty”, “Dominance”, or “Elite” and rightfully so. Critics accurately would point to Louisville Central and their 4 wins against the Pirates . Yet, hidden in plain sight is a chance to join the ranks of Kentucky’s Bluest of Bloods in the most selective of company. Belfry enters the 2014 season as the defending 3A State Champions and as the consensus... Read More →

BGP's 10 Biggest Off-season Headlines

By ATLCat - The Off-Season in High School Football is an ever evolving beast. Each year you can count on changes to happen and controversy to arise, but the changes that came after the 2013 season brought an unprecedented turnover involving some of the biggest names and programs from across the Bluegrass. For anyone just tuning in to the beginning of the new season there is a lot you have missed, so BGP wants to bring you up to Speed with our 10 Biggest Off-season Headlines. 1. A LEGEND RETURNS In Kentucky High School History there is a very short list of coaches revered as the truly elite and game... Read More →

Frankfort Panthers 2014 Football Preview

By CoachBuckett - Frankfort High Panthers In 2013 the Frankfort Panthers made an appearance in the Class A semi-finals. It was the first time back since 2007 season that the Panthers played in Class A final Four. Over the last 11 years the Panthers have been knocking on the door of the Class A elite. But there has been one constant road block along their journey and the road block has been the Beechwood Tigers. In 2013 the Panthers finally were able to take down Goliath in the regional finals that earned them a trip to Mayfield. Unlike 2007 game with Mayfield the test was much more difficult. For 24... Read More →

Simon Kenton Pioneers 2014 Football Preview

By uk#1fan - The Pioneers went 12-1 last year and graduated some very good players Kuntz, Wasson, Walling, Hansel, King, Wilson, Kelly and Krallman to name a few. It is now time for the Pioneers to reload. I am sure Coach Marksberry will have his team ready to make another run to win District and win in the playoffs on their quest to win a state title. The Pioneers have some really good players returning this year. Running back Junior Dillon Powell who had 1020 all purpose yards, 720 yards rushing and a total 12 touchdowns. He has also hit the weights hard this offseason and is close to 185 pounds.... Read More →

Estill County Engineers 2014 Football Preview

By All State Baseball - The Engineers returned to the KHSAA playoffs a year ago. The Engineers finished the 2013 season at 5-6 with 3 of those wins coming against district opponents; 35-20 win at Bath County, 43-29 win at Powell County and a come from behind thrilling 35-32 win at Western Hills.The Engineers would bow out to Russell in the first round of theclass 3A state tournament 49-21. The Engineers will be lead by senior quarterback, Trevor Jones, who is arguably the best quarterback in the state that very few people have heard of. Trevor who holds an offer from Morehead State, was the top performer in the... Read More →

Johnson Central Golden Eagles 2014 Football Preview

By All State Baseball - The Golden Eagles saw their perfect 11-0 season come to an end last year, dropping a 42-14 contest to Covington Catholic to end their season at 11-1. Johnson Central will look to make a big run this year in the state tournament. Past two years Covington Catholic has ended JohnsonCentral's season. Will that be the case in 2014? JohnsonCentral didn't take much of a hit, if any at all on the line losingQuade Ward (who had 22 total tackles with 18 of them assisted), BoSpriggs and Chris Niece. Johnson Central will return seniors Zac Salyer (Center) and Tristen Salyer (Tackle) and will have... Read More →