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Inside the Southeastern Six Football (9-8-13)

By Les - Week Two is in the books, and now we only have two teams left standing — well, I mean undefeated, after seeing Harlan County picking up its first loss of the season after falling to Belfry Friday. Both Corbin and Knox Central remain unbeaten at 3-0 while Bell County and Williamsburg each picked up their second wins of the season and Whitley County fell to 0-3. SOUTHEASTERN 6 PLAYER OF THE WEEK Jonathan Gist, Knox Central For the second straight week, Gist earns the top honors after running for 253 yards in the Panthers’ 28-27 win over Prestonsburg Saturday in Clay County’s Appalachian... Read More →

Inside Mountain Football (9/8/13)

By All State Baseball - Week 2 of the 2013 football season has came and gone and here is the re-cap, in case anyone missed it. Bourbon County 55, Breathitt County 14 The Colonels went to Jackson and left victorious. Bourbon got on the board quickly courtesy of a 23 yard touchdown pass from Dalton Pope to Snoop Johnson, Bourbon would make the extra point kick. Bourbon would add another score on a 2 yard touchdown run by Brent Holman, Dakota Tipton would make it 14-0 with the extra point kick. Breathitt would get on the scoreboard on an 8 yard touchdown run by Jon Collins but the Bobcats would miss the... Read More →

Caldwell County 2013 Week 3 Preview

By DreamKiller - Calls 2A #1, Caldwell County, is headed into a matchup of unbeatens at Class 5A Ohio County tonight. For Caldwell County, star quarterback, Elijah Sindelar, has yet to jell with his stable of receivers so far. Much of the load has been carried by the running backs, Jaylen Boyd and JaMichael Ellis, with Boyd doing most of the dirty work. The passing game has been there just enough to open up the running lanes for Boyd. The defense has given up 22 and 20 points in the the 1st 2 weeks, but a lot of that has been in the late going, after the game is way past decided. Running against these Tigers... Read More →

Saint Xavier Insider- Week 2

By AvidTiger - Going into week three of the season the tigers are a perfect 2-0 in the record book. But the play on the field has Been less than perfect. Heading into what has been dubbed as "game of the year in Kentucky" the tigers still have multiple questions that need to be answered; the biggest question being: can we stop the pass? The question regarding could the tigers pass the ball seems to have been answered this past game against Lex Cath, with Nagle completing 13 of his 28 attempts with one of those being a 75 yard td pass. Offense Last week the tigers rushed for over 200 yards and scored 5... Read More →

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 →