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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 →

Beechwood Tiger Insider - Week 9

By EyeOfTheTiger - Week 8 Recap It was a good homecoming week at Beechwood with the return of some fun homecoming activities. There was a homecoming parade featuring floats created by students. There was a bonfire the night before the game. There were alumni reunions on game night. And what made it the most fun was all three high school football teams won their games. The varsity took on the Dayton Green Devils and wasted little time getting the job done. The Tigers had a running clock at the 5 minute mark of the first half on their way to a 56-0 win. Seven different Tigers scored TD's in this one. ... Read More →

Inside Bluegrass Football - Week 8

By Bluegrasscard - As things get wild in the states largest metro, they are less so in the second largest metro. In fact things are settling in as the season winds down with the Scott County Cardinals well atop of the Bluegrass area pecking order. In 6A Scott County has set the bar for 2013. Undefeated and chewing up the local 6A teams - Bryan Station being the latest victim of the high flying Cardinals. Henry Clay is second best in the area. But they were pecked hard by Scott County in the first game. They will have to improve should they meet Scott County in the Regional final. Dunbar, under first... Read More →

Inside NKY Football: 10/21

By Walter - With the start of each week and the change of weather to colder temperatures, we are getting closer and closer to playoff football. Letís take a look back at the games from this past week and what the playoff picture currently looks like. Beechwood 56 Dayton 0 As expected, the Tigers continued to steamroll Class A competition as they handled Dayton and got their first defensive shutout of the year. Beechwood got started with an 82 yard Ethan Stringer touchdown run with 7:10 left in the first quarter and never looked back. Stringer finished with two touchdowns on the night, while... Read More →

Inside South-Central Kentucky Football (10-21-13)

By DragonFire - Inside South-Central Kentucky Football (10-21-13) -Friday night provided confirmation of something that everyone knew already, that Bowling Green (7-0) is far and away the best team in the area, truly without peers. Warren Central (4-4) managed to stay in touch with the Purples through 1.5 quarters by matching them score for score. It was 14 all at the 9 minute mark of the second quarter, and just 20-14 BG heading under 5 minutes in the half. But the Purples' powerful offense was stopped only once on the night and very rarely slowed, a clip that the Dragons just could not hope to match.... Read More →

Inside Wilderness Trace Football (10-20-13)

By thegeneral - A weekly notebook focusing on Boyle County, Danville and Mercer County, with additional info on other nearby teams: LOOKING BACK Middlesboro 42, Danville 17 Danville (4-4, 1-1 District 2A-7) turned the ball over four times in the second half and five times in all and lost to Middlesboro (7-1, 2-0) in a battle for first place. The Admirals were within 14-10 before the barrage of second-half turnovers, which included two interceptions and a fumble at the Middlesboro 1-yard line. The Yellow Jackets recovered one of their own fumbles in the end zone late in the third quarter to start a run... Read More →