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BluegrassPreps.com 12th Region Boys Basketball Preview

By TDC - The 2017-18 season featured some high-powered offensive talent across the 12th Region, led by Mercer County’s Mr. Basketball, Trevon Faulkner. Mercer, Pulaski, Somerset, Boyle and West Jessamine all spent time in various state top 25 polls during the season, and all were capable of putting up a lot of points on any given night. It was Southwestern, however, who controlled pace in the Regional Tournament with a disciplined offense and a stifling defense, holding Region favorites Mercer and Pulaski to nearly 30 points below their season average in the semifinals and finals, to punch their... Read More →


Class 2A Notebook: Chalk It Up, Danville Only Lower Seed To Win in Round 1

By ATLCat - Home Sweet Home Of the sixteen First Round playoff games in Class 2A, all but one of them were eventually won by the higher seeded team hosting the game. Danville was the lone team to take their show on the road and pull an "upset" in terms of seeding, though you would be hard-pressed to find anyone who did not expect the Admirals to leave Round 1 victorious. Danville now earns the right to seek revenge against District Champion Somerset. The Briarjumpers won a hard fought game 21-10 against the Admirals earlier this season on Danville's homefield. If the Ads are up to the challenge or... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 7th Region Boys Basketball Preview

By Smallhoops - Will this be the season someone other than Trinity or Ballard wins the Seventh Region? Perhaps. The Male Bulldogs return a heralded junior class and have an enthusiastic new coach in Tim Haworth. Seneca and Waggener return most of their rosters, have outstanding senior players, and are expected to have great seasons. But as the season approaches, Trinity and Ballard again top the Seventh Region pre-season rankings. Trinity boasts University of Louisville commit David Johnson plus outstanding shooter Stan Turnier, while Ballard will look to Alex Holley and newcomer Walter Johnson to... Read More →


6A Notebook: Playoff Edition Round 1

By Bac2369 - The playoff are finally here and if they are anything like the regular season, then we could be in store for some mind-blowing things to happen.. Region 1 Trinity hosted Muhlenberg County in round one. The Shamrocks did’t have much trouble at all in this contest, cruising to a 69-0 win. Trinity got some good news as running back Luke McGuire played in this game. He could be key for the Shamrocks to make a run for the title. McCracken County would welcome Jeffersontown for their 1st round matchup. McCracken County would also have no problem in the contest. They would win the game... Read More →



3A Notebook: West and Wandale but Room for Just One "W" in the Playoffs

By gchs_uk9 - Two Late Picks Seal a Classic for Lawrence County Most expected Western Hills at Lawrence County to be one of the best first round games in the Class 3A playoffs. Ninth-ranked Western Hills and recent Kentucky commit Wandale Robinson were slight favorites over a Lawrence County club that has spent most of the season just outside the top ten and has a superstar in their own in quarterback Noah West. No one expected what ultimately took place in Louisa on Friday night: a 78-74 Lawrence County victory that ranks as one of the most exciting games in Kentucky high school football history. ... Read More →


Bluegrasspreps.com 2018/19 14th Region Season Preview

By All State Baseball - Well folks it's that great time of the year again, time for basketball in the bluegrass. We seen a lot of surprises, history making, nail bitters throughout the entire 14th region last season. 2018/19 is a new year, while things are not certain, it looks like their is only a few teams atop that can and/or win region. So let's take a look at Bluegrasspreps.com 14th Region Season Preview. 1) Knott County Central Patriots (27-7): The Patriots seen their season come to an end last season, falling just 5 points short of a region championship as they fell to Estill county 44-40 in the regional... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com 4th Region Boys Basketball Preview

By DragonFire - 2017-18 was another banner season for the 4th Region. Warren Central represented the region with a state semifinal finish, which followed Bowling Greenís state title the season before. Owing mostly to Bowling Greenís four year run, the region has now placed a team in the state semifinals four out of the last five seasons. Eleven of the regionís seventeen teams had a winning record a season ago, though only three finished with more than twenty wins. As usual, the 14th District representatives will be favored in region play, and will look to add to their 17 year run as placing the region... Read More →


NKY Basketball- Pre-Season Edition (A Game to Catch Every Week)

By ChickenWyngz - As we look at making our way from football postseason to basketball preseason, I wanted to take the opportunity to give you a list of can’t miss games, in NKY, for the 2018-19 season. Look below for a big time game in the area for every week of the season! Week 1- Nov. 29th Pendleton Co. @ Scott 7:30PM- Scott HS Scott’s opener and Pendleton’s 3rd game of the season. You cannot miss a chance to come out and watch an in-state UK commit play basketball. Dontaie Allen is a must see if you have the chance. This matchup features 2 teams who have the chance to be in the hunt when it all comes... Read More →


BluegrassPreps Lexington/Central Kentucky Area Power Rankings 11-1-18

By PurplePride92 - It’s playoff time and we have gotten to the win-or-go-home, survive-and-advance part of the season. There are a couple of state title contenders in the Lexington/Central Kentucky Area and there a couple with a chance to make a deep run as well. Things get kicked off this weekend for round one of the playoffs and one team even has a BYE this week. Let’s see what’s cracking....... Top Ten: 1. Frederick Douglass(6A, 10-0) Frederick Douglass finished off an undefeated regular season by defeating Conner 20-0. They will face Pleasure Ridge Park at home in round one. 2. Boyle County(3A,... Read More →


NKY Power Rankings: 11-01-18

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - 1) 5A Covington Catholic (10-0) – Covington Catholic has put together their second straight and second only undefeated regular season after beating the 6A Campbell County (6-4) in Park Hills on Friday, beating the Camels 28-0. QB Cam Jacob was 8-13 passing for 192yds and 1 TD and rushing for another TD. RB Casey McGinness logged his 10th straight 100yd+ game of the season, rushing for 167yds and 1 TD, and receiving for another 37yds. RB Jacob Shriver also had 1 rushing TD. TE Michael Mayer was Jacob’s favorite receiver, with 4 receptions for 87yds and 1 TD. Mayer was also the co-leader... Read More →


BluegrassPreps.com Mr. Football Watchlist (10/31)

By DevilMayCare - Quarterbacks Beau Buchanan, Bowling Green (8-2, ranked #5 in 5A) Week 10: Buchanan found the passing lanes to be a little clearer against Bullitt Central compared to the previous two weeks. He was a very clean, efficient 9 of 11 for 184 yards and 3 TDs in BG's 52-0 win. Season to date: 160 of 270 for 1,881 yards and 21 TDs with 6 ints. Stock: UP Read More →


BluegrassPreps Class 4A Football Playoff Preview

By DragonFire - Class 4A Region 1 Franklin-Simpson has been everything you’d hope for in a defending champion. The Wildcats are 9-1 and their only loss came at the hands of South Warren, one of the top teams in the state regardless of class. Franklin has won seven games in a row, and the last four have come via running clock. They’ve scored 44 points or more in eight games on the way to a 44.6 PPG average and haven’t been held below 47 points since September 14th. Both Tre Bass and Carlos McKinney have rushed for over 1,000 yards on the year. Tre Bass has scored roughly every five times he has ran... Read More →


BluegrassPreps Class 3A Football Playoff Preview

By gchs_uk9 - REGION I Is it time for change in Region I? After three consecutive regional championships by Elizabethtown, the Panthers slipped to 6-4 this season and seem more vulnerable than in years past. Caldwell County is still strong and Paducah Tilghman just completed one of their best regular seasons in years. Is that enough? Elizabethtown, semifinal losers to Boyle County in 2017, suffered heavy losses due to graduation and began the season 0-3. Six consecutive wins, including yet another district championship, came next, before losing a one-point nail-biter to highly regarded Class 2A foe... Read More →


Louisville Power Rankings 10/31

By TheDeuce - These are the last rankings of the regular season Power Rankings. Thanks to everyone who's read and/or discussed over the course of the season! We will still have the Power Rankings over the next couple/few weeks, they just may look a little different given we are starting the playoffs this week. Good luck to all the teams in the pursuit of a State Title! 1. 6A Saint Xavier (7-3) After reeling off seven in a row, the Tigers traveled to face a tough out-of-state opponent, and dropped their regular season finale to Cincinnati Saint Xavier 34-7. Luke Spears scored the lone touchdown for... Read More →


BluegrassPreps Class 2A Football Playoff Preview

By Ram - Region I- District 1 vs. District 2 Mayfield has looked the part of a Title favorite since Day 1. The undefeated Cardinals have a lethal Offense, an opportunistic Defense, and plenty of play-making at the disposal one of the Stateís best Head Coaches to utilize. Hancock County, entering 5-5, will serve as the first sacrificial lamb on Mayfieldís inevitable march to the Regional Finals. McLean County most likely awaits in Round 2. The Cougars deserve to be commended for an excellent season where they surpassed expectations and flirted with the Top 10 posting a 7-3 record, but the Cardinals... Read More →


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