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Inside Western Kentucky Football: September 2

By The Scribe - Just For Kicks The first game between Mayfield and McCracken County proved to be a classic as the defending Class 1A state champions survived with a 35-34 win over the Mustangs. McCracken County saw a 29-yard field goal attempt fall short – just one play after they were whistled for a 5-yard illegal procedure penalty. McCracken sophomore Zyaire Hughes ran for 72 yards and threw for 290, accounting for three touchdowns. Deion Jackson had another big night for Mayfield, catching four passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns. Read More →

Inside the Southeastern Six Football Week 1

By Les - Week One is in the books and once again, four of the Southeastern Six teams picked up wins. Corbin, Harlan County, Knox Central and Bell County each picked up victories while Whitley County and Williamsburg both lost. SOUTHEASTERN SIX PLAYER OF THE WEEK Jonathan Gist, Knox Central Gist carried the ball 29 times and ran for 213 yards and two touchdowns during Knox Central’s 31-28 overtime win over Southwestern Friday in the Cumberland Falls Pigskin Classic. WEEK ONE REVIEW Knox Central 31, Southwestern 28 Many were surprised the Panthers didn’t win by more, and by no means was this... Read More →

Somerset off to an 0-2 start, can they get their season turned around?

By All State Baseball - The Jumper fans were hoping that with the recent success from the Jumpers over the past few years that it would carry over to 2013 but that wasn’t meant to be so far. In the first two games the Jumpers have been blown out. Somerset opened it’s season at home in the Ray Corell Bowl hosting Pulaski County. Pulaski County rolled past the Jumpers 41-13. Somerset made the long haul to Pikeville to take on the Belfry Pirates in the Community Trust Pike County Bowl. Belfry jumped out to a 7-0 lead thanks to a 2 yard touchdown run by Trenity Carr. Somerset would answer with a 61 yard run by... Read More →

Belfry vs. Harlan County — a showdown in the mountains Friday

By Les - Belfry vs, Harlan County. It doesn’t get any better than this this. Yep, the mountains’ game of the week will take place at Harlan County High School Friday when the two undefeated teams will square-off against one another. The Pirates (1-0) are coming off a hard fought 37-12 win over Somerset in the Pike County Bowl while the Black Bears are 2-0 with wins over Class 6A’s Madison Central (49-6) and Clay County (42-0). “This game is going to gauge us,” Harlan County coach Tom Larkey said. “We’ve had two big wins so far, and this game is going to be a bigger test for us. “It’s an honor... Read More →

Inside South-Central Kentucky Football (9-2-13)

By DragonFire - Inside South-Central Kentucky Football (9-2-13) -Bowling Green (1-0) ran into the only thing capable of stopping their powerful offense – Mother Nature. Their Saturday game against Bryan Station at Lexington Catholic was delayed and then canceled due to rain and lightning. Attempts to reschedule for the following day were unsuccessful. This means the Purples will have two weeks between their season opener and their game against the toughest team on their schedule, St. X. -Another game, another shutout for South Warren (2-0). The Spartans have opened the season on an 85-0 tear after... Read More →

Bluegrass Insider - Week 2

By Bluegrasscard - Bluegrass Teams - Week 2 Ring the Bell! Henry Clay opened its season against Pike County Central this weekend. Elijah Bell ran for 211 yards on only 10 carries and scored 4 touchdowns in the 52 – 14 win. Bell led the state last year in rushing with 1,711 yards. Bell has always been a top performer at combines and showcases. He has an offer from Eastern Michigan already. Other schools should come knocking with this opening game performance. 1. Scott County (2-0) Read More →

Inside Wilderness Trace Football (9-1-13)

By thegeneral - Inside Wilderness Trace Football A weekly notebook focusing on Boyle County, Danville and Mercer County, with occasional info on other nearby teams: LOOKING BACK Mercer County 28, Danville 20 Mercer (2-0) defeated Danville (1-1) for the first time in the schools’ history after scoring twice in the final 4:44 to erase a 20-14 deficit in Danville’s Bob Allen Pigskin Classic. Mercer’s Layne Peavler intercepted two passes, both of which led to touchdowns, and had a 75-yard touchdown reception. Drew Davis threw for 122 yards and rushed for another 80 for the Titans. Kobe Ford’s 4-yard... Read More →

Game Report: Pikeville overcomes Hazard, 62-50

By newarkcatholicfan - Pikeville overcomes Hazard, 62-50. Last night, actually the game ended early Sunday morning the Pikeville Panthers and Hazard Bulldogs hooked up in what would have been deemed an ESPN instant classic had the network been there. This game had so many twist and turns a mathematician would have been needed to keep count. Caleb Holcomb got things started for the Bulldogs defense as he got to Austin Charles for a three yard loss, on a broken play. At the 7:01 mark of the opening quarter it looked like Pikeville was set to get a big gain, but Ben Maynard dropped a pass, on a play that he... Read More →

Inside NKY Football (9/1)

By Walter - After two weeks, every Northern Kentucky team has now played their opening game. Let’s take a look at the action: Don’t call it a comeback: The Cooper Jaguars fell behind early to Newport Central Catholic but a field goal just before the half to close the deficit to 14-10, was just the start of 24 unanswered points by Coach Randy Borchers’ squad. Jags were led by the duo of QB Will Ludwick (17-29 for 204 yards, 3 td’s) and RB Avery Bricking (17 rushes, 125 yards), but it was the play of Cory Fussinger (6 catches, 67 yards, 4 sacks) on both sides of the ball that takes home player of the... Read More →

Inside Mountain Football (9/1/13)

By All State Baseball - Another week has passed in the 2013 Kentucky High School Football Season. Here’s a recap of all the action from Friday Night. - Somerset went into Pond Creek looking to knock off the Belfry Pirates on their own home field, but that didn’t happen as Belfry steam rolled to victory 37-12. - Mike Holcomb went to 2-0 in his first season as Letcher Central head coach, as his Cougars defeated McCreary Central easily, 56-0, in the ARH Football Classic at Letcher County Central High School. - Perry County Central fell to 1-1 on the season as they were demolished by... Read More →

Game Report Hurley, Va. 36 East Ridge 14

By newarkcatholicfan - East Ridge falls to Hurley, Virginia, 36-14. This was one of those games that the score really does not indicate how close these two teams come to be equal in talent. Three events took place in this one that changed the tone of the game and left one team looking like they won easily and the other team saying what if? Things got started in this one with Trey Oliver from Hurley showing off his speed, with an 18-yard run. Mr. Hurley easily looked a step or two faster than anyone else on the field all game long. The run occurred just fifteen second into the game. The East Ridge... Read More →

Game Report Belfry takes down Somerset 37-12

By newarkcatholicfan - The match up between Somerset and Belfry was billed as one of the marquee match ups in the 2013 Pike County Bowl and for the firs half it did more than live up to it. The 2nd half was a domination by the Pirates, who seemed to make the necessary adjustments needed to shut down to shut down Somersets two primary weapons. Just :27 seconds into the game Belfry would flex its muscles on the defensive side of the ball when, Hayden Hatfield got to quarterback, Castle Hatcher for the games first sack. The Pirates defense would force a punt after three plays ran by the Somerset offense,... Read More →

Inside North-Eastern Kentucky Football (8-31-13)

By Ram - The North-Eastern Kentucky Notebook will look at teams for the North-Eastern Kentucky area, which includes the following teams: Ashland, Boyd County, East Carter, Fairview, Greenup County, Lawrence County, Lewis County, Raceland, Russell, and West Carter. The Week in Review: Ashland 35 Raceland 34 OT This game was the game of the week in the area and it did not disappoint. Raceland took the early lead, but the Tomcats battled back and evened the score. In overtime the Rams scored first and added the one point conversion to see Ashland score and convert the conversion for two. ... Read More →

Inside Capital City Football

By CoachBuckett - All three teams opened up in week 0 and 2 of the 3 came away with a victory. Franklin County opened the 2013 football season with a big win over North Bullitt on Friday. Offense started off where the finished last season with putting up big numbers. Although every coach will tell you improvement still needs to occur Coach Tracy is happy with the development of his team so far. Coach Tracy says they are 2 deep and Barrett Sanderson is really starting to understand his role in the offense. As expected Lorenzo McCaskell led the way with 112 yards rushing and 54 yards receiving. On the... Read More →

Bluegrass Area Insider

By Bluegrasscard - Bluegrass Teams - Week 1 1. Scott County (1-0) Last week: Jumped on Lafayette early and often and won 52 - 22. Scott Daniel Mr. Football watch: Daniel opened the game with a 66 yard run and added 6 more giving him 72 yards on two carries for a 36 yard average. Up next - Ryle at home Friday. Read More →