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7th Region Week 1 Review: More Questions Than Answers

By Smallhoops - The first week of Seventh Region action produced as many questions as answers. What should we make of Ballard’s one-sided loss to Scott County? How should Male, Seneca and Waggener be ranked vis-à-vis one another? And just how good are the undefeated Walden Wolverines? The upcoming week may again produce more questions than answers. But one question that will be answered is this: can the Waggener Wildcats gain their first ever win against the Ballard Bruins? We will see Tuesday night. TEAM RANKINGS 1. Trinity Shamrocks (2-0) David Johnson and Stan Turnier each had 19 points... Read More →

12th Region Week 1 Review: Seeking Clarity

By TDC - Seems that Week 1 took forever to get here, and after one week there are still many unanswered questions in the 12thRegion. A couple of key matchups in Week 2 should provide some clarity on this balanced and competitive region. Here is a look at the week 1 results, rankings, and upcoming match-ups: 1. Wayne County– Only one game in week 1, but Wayne justified their preseason #1 ranking as they won convincingly at Garrard County 85-50 after trailing early on. Tuesday’s game at Lincoln County should provide a good indication of where both teams stand. 2. Danville– The Admirals also only... Read More →

16th Region Week 1 Review

By Carson Palmer - In our preseason preview we predicted this region would see teams beating each other from top to bottom in the rankings. Week 1 did nothing to disprove that theory. As upsets and surprises occurred across the region. Look for these rankings to be volatile all season long. 1. ELLIOTT COUNTY (3-0) The Lions proved they are worthy of their region favorite status. They won their season opener over 15th region contender Paintsville in a double overtime affair. Korbin Spencer and Tanner Dickerson led the Lions to two more easy victories over East Carter and Lyon County, the latter in the... Read More →

14th Region Week 1 Review

By All State Baseball - We’re through the opening week of the high school basketball season in the bluegrass state. We’ve had several heart breakers, nail bitters, first time winners in a long time, you name it, it’s happened this week in the 14th region. Let’s take a look back at the opening week of the 14th region. 1.) Knott County Central (1-0): While several teams if not most, were having multiple games last week, the Patriots on the other hand was not. In fact the Patriots only played just one game. The Patriots traveled to Whitley County on Saturday to participate in the Edgewood Supercenter Hardwood... Read More →

1A Notebook - Championship Week 2018

By Voice of Reason - Here we are. Friday at 2 pm at the University of Kentucky's Kroger Field we get the game we have been anticipating since Pikeville walked over Lexington Christian in game 2. Beechwood was the pre-season #1 and they have held steadfastly to that #1 ranking all year. Pikeville has proven themselves the clear #2 team. It is just how we all hope these games play out. The top two teams in the class facing off for the title. We will load you up with all the details on the matchup below, right after we review how these teams got here. Semifinals Review Here is the link to last week's notebook... Read More →

KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Broadcast Info

By theguru - For Immediate Release: November 27, 2018 The KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl returns to Kroger Field for the second-straight year this weekend, when the state football finals are contested Nov. 30th through Dec. 2nd on the University of Kentucky campus. Friday’s action opens with Beechwood (11-2) facing Pikeville (11-2) in the 1A Championship at 2 p.m., followed by Central (12-2) versus Corbin (13-1) in the 3A Championship at 7 p.m. Saturday’s slate features three contests at Kroger Field, starting with Mayfield (14-0) against Christian Academy-Louisville (14-0) in the 2A Championship... Read More →

Class 4A Notebook (11/27): By the Numbers

By DragonFire - 8 – The number of teams in the BGP top ten that advanced to at least the region finals. That’d be 8 of 8 slots, so it was impossible to do better. Logan County and Wayne County both exited in the second round in matchups against higher ranked squads. 7 – The number of #1 seeds that advanced to the region finals. Only Harrison County failed to advance to the third round as a district champion, falling to Ashland in the region semifinals. 6 – The amount of games out of 30 played in the 4A playoffs that were decided by single digits. Which, that’s not great, but three of them did come... Read More → Mr. Football Watchlist (11/27)

By DevilMayCare - Quarterbacks Beau Buchanan, Bowling Green (9-3, lost in the Second Round) Season Complete Final Numbers: 176 of 295 for 2,050 yards and 25 TDs with 6 ints. Joey Cambron, Daviess County (6-5, lost in the First Round) Read More → 15th Region Boys Basketball Preview

By 15th Region - 2018-2019 15th Region Preview 15th Region Overview (57th and 59th Districts Pace Top Loaded Region): Johnson Central, Pikeville, Paintsville and Shelby Valley pace a top loaded 15th Region this season. The Panthers are coming off back-to-back state tournament appearances and led by a trio of experienced seniors while Johnson Central looks to extend their record and make it back to the regional title game for the eighth straight year. Paintsville and Shelby Valley are deep and experienced as they try to take the next step in tournament progression. One of the aforementioned four... Read More →

6A Notebook: State Semi-Final Showdowns

By Bac2369 - Region 1 Winner: Trinity vs. Region 2 Winner: Male This game started out all Male, jumping out to a 13-0 lead before Trinity came storming back. Trinity would put up 20 unanswered points to take the lead into halftime, 20-13, The momentum seemed to be on Trinity's side in the third quarter, but Male would get a break as Trinity had a bad snap that was recovered by Male. Male wasted no time scoring, going to the air to tie the game at 20-20. These teams would trade punts and turnovers on the next few possessions. Male quarterback Garrett Dennis put his team on his back with his tough... Read More →

Class 5A Notebook: CovCath dynasty in the making, or is this Sparta?

By DevilMayCare - Tale of the Tape Covington Catholic Colonels Record: 14-0 (29 game winning streak) Ranking: #1 Points Scored: 576 (41.1 per game) Points Allowed: 138 (9.8 per game) Running Clock Victories: 9 Read More → 6th Region Boys Basketball Preview

By SportsLife - Sixth Region Preview Butler is poised to enter the 2018-19 boys' high school basketball season as the favorite in the Sixth Region. After capturing back-to-back Sixth Region boys' basketball championship, Fern Creek much replace all five of its starters from the 2017-18 season squad but remains a title contender. In addition to Butler and Fern Creek, the Sixth Region will have Pleasure Ridge Park, Doss, Jeffersontown, Valley and Bullitt Central, among a few others, in the title mix. A look at the Sixth Region follows. Sixth Region Boys' Basketball Preseason Rankings 1. Butler... Read More →

3A Notebook: "C" is for Champions

By gchs_uk9 - CENTRAL AND CORBIN TO BATTLE FOR STATE TITLE On August 14 the Bluegrasspreps Class 3A Preseason Preview was released. For the top ten teams in Kentucky we looked at why each team could win the state championship, why they couldn't, and what was their ultimate outlook for the season. Not surprisingly, the four teams at the top - Boyle County, Central, Belfry, and Corbin - remained at the top all season. On Thanksgiving Friday, it boiled down to who would be the last two standing and ultimately, the outlook for Central and Corbin was very bright. Third-ranked Central jumped out early on... Read More →

Class 2A Notebook: Finals Preview

By ATLCat - Nothing Upsetting: Favorites Roll It was clear entering the Semi-Finals that despite fantastic seasons, both teams hosting their respective games had an uphill climb to knock off Mayfield and CAL respectively. Somerset did everything necessary to give them a fighting chance in the First Half. The Jumpers kept the clock moving and added a pair of Field Goals to only trail 7-6. The game took a drastic turn when Jake Saathoff scooped a fumble and returned it 17 yards for a TD to change to complexion and extend the lead to 14-6 into the break. The Second Half was all CAL. Milton Wright... Read More →

1A Notebook - Playoff Review and Update Semifinal Round

By Voice of Reason - Here we are to the final four. Let's take a look at the preview, see if there were any surprises and look ahead to tonight at the possible title game matchups. Here is a link to the original preview if you want to go back and check it out: West Bracket Region 1 Region 1 went as projected till the title game. The expected Campbellsville versus Crittenden County happened and the preview projected a close 3 point win for Crittenden County. However, some cracks showed up in the district title game for Crittenden County as they had to fight hard to hold off a late charge from... Read More →