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Inside NKY Football: Week 9

By Walter - Another week is in the books as we near playoff football in Northern Kentucky. Who were the standouts this week? Which teams solidified their playoff outlook? Inside Northern Kentucky Football has it all covered for you. Letís take a look at the Week 8 results. Beechwood 56 Dayton 0 Beechwood has been the class of single A football since Newcath went to 2A, and it was more of the same from the Tigers this past week in a rout of the Panthers. The Tigers led 42-0 at the half behind three first half touchdown passes from sophomore quarterback Kyle Fieger to Max Shover (23 yards), Jalen... Read More →

Inside South-Central Kentucky Football (10-28-13)

By DragonFire - Inside South-Central Kentucky Football (10-28-13) -It was business as usual for Bowling Green (8-0) as they completed their third straight unbeaten district slate via a 42-0 win at Greenwood (3-6). The Purples have now won 16 district games in a row dating to 2010, and remained a perfect 22-0 against Greenwood. The Purples have scored 109 points unanswered in the last three years against Greenwood. All of the scoring was done in the first half, as the Purples gained the running clock with 26 seconds left in the second quarter on Blake Pillow's second TD run, then took their foot off the... Read More →

Trinity Insider: Week of November 1

By thsrocks - The Shamrocks (4-4) final regular season game is with the Archbishop Moeller Crusaders. Trinity hosts the once beaten Crusaders (8-1) on Harry Jansing Field at Marshall Stadium this Friday evening. The kickoff set for 7:30PM. The Crusaders (3-0 & GCL South Champions) lost to the St. Edward Eagles 45-42 in Cleveland this past Saturday. Trinity had the week off after their ďhistoricĒ 24-14 loss to Male. Moellerís victories were over Indianapolis Pike, Covington Catholic, St. Michaelís (Toronto, Canada), Louisville St. Xavier, Cincinnati St. Xavier, LaSalle, Elder, and Indianapolis Cathedral. ... Read More →

Inside Wilderness Trace Football (10-27-13)

By thegeneral - A weekly notebook focusing on Boyle County, Danville and Mercer County, with additional info on other nearby teams: LOOKING BACK Boyle County 14, Mercer County 0 Boyle (9-0, 4-0 District 4A-5) clinched its first district championship in three years by winning a defensive struggle with Mercer (5-4, 2-2). The visiting Rebels were held to their lowest scoring and yardage totals of the season, but they reached the end zone twice on touchdown passes by Josiah Robbins: a 38-yard throw to Joe Shewmaker on their first possession and a 6-yard throw to Jase Sharp late in the game. While Boyle... Read More →

48 Minutes for the rest of your life!

By CoachBuckett - 48 Minutes for the rest of your life. Friday November 1, 2013 will be a date that many young men across the state of Kentucky will play their final football game of their life as the Kentucky High School football player as the regular season will come to a close. Many of those young men that have worn their school colors with pride will never put on a football uniform again. The season started for 218 schools back in July when every team was undefeated and everyone had dreams of traveling to Bowling Green, Kentucky to play in the State Championship. As week one of the season... Read More →

Inside Capital City Football (10/27/13)

By CoachBuckett - Inside Capital City Football The Franklin County Flyers bounce back this week with a win over Montgomery County this past Friday night. Friday nightís victory secured the District Runner- up and the #2 seed for the Flyers and a first round playoff game. Coach Tracy was concerned how his team would respond this week. Concerned that the loss to Anderson County would linger and play a role in the game on Friday. They Flyers didnít have the best week of practice and the first series of the game it appeared Coach Tracyís biggest fear had come to light when Montgomery County scored on the... Read More →

Inside North-Eastern Kentucky Football (10-27-13)

By Ram - Wow, there’s a lot of football related stuff going on in the area, and most of it is not happening on the field. If you have a pulse, you have probably heard about Fairviewgate. Fairview is under investigation, again. After two players being ruled ineligible last season, and it ending with a court injunction allowing the players to play, Fairview is once again under investigation and it appears Fairview will not win this one with some action already taken: Principal/AD/assistant coach Gary McPeek (uncle of head coach, Nathan McPeek) being demoted from all three positions to elementary... Read More →

Johnson Central claims district crown & 1 seed, routes Ashland 42-7

By All State Baseball - On a very cold Friday night in late October, Johnson Central made the trip to Ashland to take on Ashland Blazer for the district crown and to see who would have the top seed heading into the playoffs. Past few years have seen these two teams battle it out with one team winning by a small margin, this however was not a small margin as Johnson Central would rout Ashland 42-7 and claim the teamís second straight district title and claim the one seed in the playoffs. Johnson Central would be the first to draw blood as they score on a 15 yard touchdown run by Jordan Young. Johnson Centralís... Read More →

Inside Mountain Football (10/26/13) - Week 10

By All State Baseball - With district play over with for 2013, hereís the recap of all the action that took place throughout the Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Magoffin County 47, Morgan County 42 Hornets traveled to West Liberty to take on the Morgan County Cougars with 2nd & 3rd place in the playoffs on the line. Morgan County got on the scoreboard first due to a 23 yard run by Kody Thornsberry, Morganís extra point kick failed, making it 6-0 Morgan County. Magoffin would answer with a touchdown run of their on has Matt Patton scores on a 60 yard run, Kris Burton would come on and make the extra point... Read More →

Inside the Southeastern Six Football (10-27-13)

By Les - Both Harlan County and Williamsburg wrapped up their respective district crowns in Week Nine action with ease, while the other teams in the Southeastern Six were positioning themselves for the postseason. Corbin locked up its respective districtís No. 3 seed with a win over Casey County while Knox centralís hopes for a program-first district title fell short for the third straight season to district foe Russell County. Bell County put the finishing touches on its respective districtís No. 2 seed with an easy win over McCreary Central while Whitley County shocked many by blowing out Letcher... Read More →

For one cold, October Friday night, Whitley County got back to its winning ways

By Les - Many expected Jim Blackís Whitley County Colonels to compete for its respective district title this season even though the Colonels graduated the likes of Boston Bryant, who was a mainstay on both offense and defense during his four years at Whitley County. Add Bryantís graduation along with succumbing to a lot of injuries while playing one of the toughest slates in the schedule, and you can see why Whitley County got off to its worst start at 0-8 dating back to the 1984 season. But for one cold Friday night in October, all was well at Colonel Stadium, as Whitley County surprised many by... Read More →

Inside Capital City Football -Week 10

By CoachBuckett - Inside Capital City Football Franklin County last week had their first loss of the season to district foe Anderson County. They are looking to bounce back in their final game of the regular season. This week Franklin County has a lot riding on the line as they take on Montgomery County in a battle for district runner-up and 2 seed that accompanies a first round home playoff game. Montgomery County comes into the game at 5-3 on the season and 3-1 in the district. There only district loss was to Anderson County back on September 27th. The Indianans are giving up 32 points per game and score... Read More →

McKinney, other two-way players help Boyle succeed with reduced roster

By thegeneral - Levi McKinney is one of those guys who doesnít miss too many plays. And heís one of those guys who wouldnít have it any other way. That, of course, does not make McKinney unique. On any given Friday night, at almost any game in Kentucky, you can find plenty of players who play both offense and defense. Even at schools like Boyle County, the Class 4A school for which McKinney plays, two-way players are commonplace, even necessary in a year such as this when the Rebelsí roster is smaller than normal. And while a number of them have helped the Rebels get to where they are this season,... Read More →

Western Kentucky Football Notebook for October 24

By The Scribe - District races have just about been decided in each WKY district with the exception of the smallest and largest classes. Caldwell County and Owensboro Catholic (2A), Paducah Tilghman and South Warren (3A), Madisonville (4A), and Graves County (5A) have clinched regular season district titles barring tremendous upsets. Russellville travels to Mayfield to decide Class 1A, D-1, and Henderson County visits the new McCracken County High School to decide Class 6A, D-1. Running Wild Paducah Tilghman's Tre Coleman rushed for 224 yards on 20 carries and two scores to help Paducah... Read More →

How Special are your Special Teams?

By Ram - Football talk always involves conversations about the offense and defense, but there is another unit that helps determine wins and losses. Sure, we all like to hear about the leading rushers, the leading scorers, the leading tacklers, but what about this other specialized unit? We all think of scoring and the pursuit of stopping scorers as key to a victory, but they don’t call Special Teams “Special” for nothing. Every football team has different schemes for their offense and defense, but what do teams do to give them an edge on Special Teams? Some Special Team units are an after... Read More →