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The Lexington/Central KY Power Rankings – August 30, 2015. Sponsored by Jess FM 105.9

By Bluegrasscard - The Lexington / Central Kentucky Power Rankings – August 30, 2015 Sponsored by Jess FM 105.9 The Rankings 10) Bourbon County (4A / 1 – 0) Bourbon had an early off-week this week. 9) Anderson County (5A / 2 – 0) Anderson squeaked by George Rogers Clark, 27 to 26. A win is a win. But this one is less than impressive, especially since this was GRC’s first game of the season. Anderson County has Mercer, Boyle County and Franklin County the next three games. The Bearcats will need to step it up against these teams to stay on the list. Read More →

Northern Kentucky Power Rankings 08-29-2015

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - 10) Lloyd Memorial (2A / 1-1) – The Juggernauts quietly posted an impressive 8-3 record last season from Erlanger. This year, they’ve started things off very well by first beating 2A rival Walton-Verona last week, and then giving the perineal 1A powerhouse Beechwood a solid game in the first half of their contest this week before the Tigers’ experience was able to overtake the Juggs in the second half as they beat Lloyd 48-22. Look for Lloyd to give 5A Grant County all they can handle this week in Dry Ridge. 9) Newport Central Catholic (2A / 0-2) – Two losses in a row to open up the 2015... Read More →

KHSAA Board of Control 1st meeting of 15-16 School Year - Owensboro Convention Center

By theguru - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2015 The KHSAA Board of Control conducted its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year on Monday at the Owensboro Convention Center. Among the many agenda items discussed, the Board executed a lengthy review of its current classification and alignment system for postseason play, and the ramifications of possible expansion of classification to other team sports. This review was requested by the Board after receiving a proposal concerning the classification of baseball and the format of all rounds of the postseason baseball tournament from Lawrence County... Read More →

1A Notebook for Week 1

By Voice of Reason - There was certainly news in week one in 1A that will have an impact on the way this season plays out. Unfortunately it was bad news as Frankfort QB Anthony Robinson, a D1 commit to Western Ky., suffered a season ending injury. That injury has big implications for the west side of the bracket. Frankfort was already in a rebuilding mode and they were counting on Robinson to put the team on his back while the inexperienced guys caught up. Sad news for the Panthers and best wishes for a full recovery for Anthony Robinson. With Robinson knocked out of the game, the Paris Greyhounds took... Read More →

Class 4A Notebook (8/24)

By DragonFire - Three out of the top 10 teams in the BGP Preseason 4A Rankings were off this week, but we got started with a marquee matchup that was perhaps disappointing if you were looking for a close battle, but it was very eye opening in regards to who might potentially represent the west in December. I am speaking of course, of the South Warren/John Hardin game at WKU. Each team is hoping that they will return to Houchen-Smith Stadium for the state finals in December, and after the first week, South Warren appears to be the clear front-runner. After a bit of a stalemate in the first quarter, South... Read More →

Louisville Area Power Ranking 08-23-15

By Bert - 1) Trinity High School (defeated Ensworth TN 45-0) – While the Ensworth team Trinity beat was not as historically strong as previous year’s teams, it is still Ensworth. So Trinity winning in such convincing fashion will keep the Rocks ranked number one. Next week, Brentwood TN 2) Male High School (defeated Floyd Central IN 41-0) – Many will say a victory over a Southern IN school is not that impressive but 41-0 is pretty impressive so Male stays #2 . Next week Ballard. This game will test how good these two top five Louisville teams are. 3) St. Xavier High School (Idle) – While X did... Read More →

Bluegrasspresps' Football Rankings 8-24-15

By Ram - Off and running, and week 1 is here! In 1A, the biggest change is Frankfort slipping from #6 to #1 0 after losing to Paris on Saturday. Will QB Anthony Robinson out with an injury, will Frankfort be able to stay in the Top 10? But questions are arising after #2 Raceland allowed two kickoff returns for touch downs. Are the Rams just shaking off the cobwebs? Or are Special Teams an Achilles heel for Raceland? Pikeville remains #5 this week, despite beating 2A Prestonsburg 43-6. Should Pikeville be ranked higher? Hard to justify when both #3 Paintsville and #4 Russellville beat 3A... Read More →

Northern Kentucky Power Rankings 08-24-15

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - 10) Newport Central Catholic (2A / 0-1) – The Thoroughbreds came out sloppy and flat in their season opener last week, losing to Scott 7-8. New Cath struggled on offense, with stud running back Jacob Smith out, and junior QB Patrick Henschen struggling to find his receivers. Their defense was their definite strength in their first game, but as everyone knows, it’s offense that wins games. The Breds face a major challenge this week taking on the Cooper Jaguars this Friday. The Jags will be riding high coming off their huge win over Highlands last Friday. New Cath needs to have all their... Read More →

6A Notebook 8/23

By CoachBuckett - 6A Notebook The 2015 Kentucky High School football season kicked off with a lot of excitement across the state. We had our typical blowouts and a few nail biters. We even had a few last minute heroics. But the talk of 6A football in Kentucky is Cooper and their dominating win over Highlands. Cooper picked up the biggest win of their program Friday night and has become the talk of NKY football. Cooper was led by their QB Nathan Brown you went 7 of 18 for 186 yards with 2 touchdowns. Question for Cooper coaching staff this week, can they get refocused as they travel to take on 2A power... Read More →

Collins uses 68-yard bomb to defeat Montgomery County 7-0

By newarkcatholicfan - The games first drive started off horribly for Montgomery County. Two drops by Dillon Akers and a quarterback running for his life. That first drive was kept alive when a mishandled punt attempt was picked up by punter Dalton Stevens, who then went for a long gainer. From there the Indians would run eight more plays, but they were unable to score. With 4:59 left in the fast paced opening quarter, Collins ran a run up the gut on 3rd and 17. Drew Mathis would stop Quinton Murphy ten yards short of the marker. The last notable play of the quarter was when Chase Parker sacked JR Lucas for a... Read More →

Western Kentucky Power Rankings 08-23-15

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2015 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – August 23, 2015 Edition Well I hope you had a great opening weekend to the 2015 High School football season and hope you got to go see some of your favorite teams lace ‘em up one more time! We’ve gone from I think this and that to I saw this and that from THIS year’s squads. The top story line this week is the tragic loss of Mr. Jayvon Quarles, Senior LB and FB for the Hopkinsville Tigers. In following the game and teams that we love, a truly devastating loss of life puts things in crystal clear perspective. In honor of Mr.... Read More →

Trinity at Brentwood Academy

By thsrocks - From the Nashville Tennessean: BRENTWOOD ACADEMY Region: Division II-AA East/Middle Coach: Cody White, 4th season Last season: 8-3, fell to Memphis University School in DII-AA quarterfinals. Players to watch: Bryce Mathews, Sr. OL/DL — 6-foot-5, 280-pound Ole Miss commitment and All-Midstate first-teamer leads an extremely talented Eagle line, which also features 6-1, 322-pound Vanderbilt commitment Brandon Adams. Ryan Johnson, Sr. OL/DL — 6-foot-6, 280-pound Tennessee commitment helped pave the way for an offense that racked up 406 points and nearly 5,000 yards in 11 games last season,... Read More →

Class 2A Notebook (Week 1)

By ATLCat - The resounding theme of Week 0 was for 2A teams to step out of class for Non-District openers against quality opposition. A total of six of the 2A Top 15 started their season with a loss as a result. Tests Passed As expected both #1 Mayfield and #2 DeSales stepped up in class and rolled in dominating fashion. Danville, Leslie County, Somerset, and Butler County also followed suit by playing schools of larger enrollment and vanquishing their opposition in very convincing fashion. Tests Failed It was not as kind of a season opener though for several other schools looking to stretch... Read More →

Paris with big win to kickoff season over Frankfort, 21-12

By newarkcatholicfan - This was a game that was competitive all away around, where it did appear the better of the two teams won. The things that both things shared was their poor tackling all night lobe. I do not think it was from lack of effort, but dag it was there for some reason. The game started out with a bang when, Mathew Smith fielded the opening kickoff at the six and streaked up field, not stopping until he had hit pay dirt. The two point try failed. 6-0 Frankfort 11:46. Paris got lucky when Brian Cruz recovered a Kobe Garrard fumble, with 10:59 left in the quarter. Garrard is the starting... Read More →

Class 3A Notebook (8/23)

By gchs_uk9 - Class 3A got off to an exciting start on opening weekend seeing two of the preseason top five garner big wins over ranked 6A opponents. Boyle County won the opening game of the Fort Harrod Bowl at Mercer County, defeating 6A #9 Central Hardin. The third-ranked Rebels had allowed a late Bruins score but stopped the ensuing two-point conversion attempt that would have forced a tie and likely sent the game into overtime. While there was much chatter on BGP leading up to the game, with some on both sides predicting lopsided victories, most would assess the matchup as even and will pinpoint... Read More →