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Inside Capital City Football

By CoachBuckett - Inside Capital City Football Franklin County Franklin County Flyers have started off the season with 2 wins averaging 50 points a game. Last week Franklin County beat their cross town rival Western Hills. This week the Flyers travel to take on 6A Oldham County 1-1. Oldham County lost to rival North Oldham. This season the Flyers are getting things done on the ground being led by a pair of senior running backs Chris Roberts and Lorenzo McCaskell. Both young men lead the team in rushing and scoring. The Flyers are getting things done on the defensive side of the ball as well. The... Read More →

South-Central Kentucky Football: A Rivalry Game Years in the Making

By DragonFire - A Rivalry Game Years in the Making Fans stood on the sidelines loudly yelling their support for their respective teams. On the field there were several hard hits as each team looked to gain an edge and impose their will. Both sides wanted it, that much was certain. The scene was from the 7 on 7 event at South Warren High School when Greenwood and South Warren squared off against one another. Typically at the event Kentucky teams played Tennessee squads exclusively, but a shortage of teams from Tennessee led South Warren to play on that side, setting up a special rivalry preview of... Read More →

Like Father, Like Son

By Ram - Like Father, Like Son Pedigree doesn’t mean everything, but it sure does give you a sense of security. And, if pedigree is what you are looking for in a running back, look no further then Ashland’s Quenton Baker. Quenton’s father, Al was a standout high school athlete and was able to excel in college. Opponents should know, the apple doesn’t fall from the tree, because Quenton looks to have the potential to be just as good as his father and will only get better over the next two and a half years Al Baker Al, a running back at Trigg County from ’81-’85, still holds the school rushing... Read More →

Thrilling 2012 game once again makes Boyle-Danville one not to miss

By thegeneral - The drama was at its highest, the noise was at its noisest, and everyone in the place wondered what was going to happen next. It was just about then, when Danville-Boyle County game was getting really, really interesting, that one of the players on the bench said something only one other person in the place could hear. Just before the snap of another critical play, the player, a senior, smiled and said, “Man, I’m going to miss this!” At their very best, that’s what rivalry games can do. They can create moments that players and fans can never recapture but can always remember. ... Read More →

Beechwood Tiger Insider - Week Two

By EyeOfTheTiger - Recap of Week One The varsity started the week off with a win versus Lima OH Senior High School. Lima is a D2 school in Ohio with a successful history, including an Ohio D1 championship in 1996. However, in recent years the program struggled including their first ever winless season last year. Lima was able to coax a highly successful head coach, alumnus Mike Fell, back to right the program. Fell's spread offense should work well with the obviously talented roster, but they clearly need to work out the kinks. Lima had numerous penalties throughout the game as they worked on learning the... Read More →

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 →