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Western Kentucky Power Rankings & Playoff Preview - October 28, 2019

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2018 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – Week 11 & Playoff Preview Edition Concerning the top story line for this week: The third season has arrived: Playoff Time! The time most of us cherish most, as teams prepare for the win or go home drama ahead! Looking back, we have had some terrific football this season! These playoffs seem pretty open (At least initially) with many teams in the West capable of making deep playoff runs! Get your honey-do’s out of the way Sports Fans and get out and watch some playoff High School Football! Nothing Like it! Popcorn N Coke Top... Read More →

Bluegrasspreps' Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings 10-27

By ATLCat - We have come to the conclusion of the 2018 regular season in Eastern Kentucky. As the calendar flips over to November, teams dream of playoff runs and hoisting brass hardware. It has been another exciting season, so as we put a wrap on this year of Power Rankings we will uphold some traditions by ranking ALL of the Eastern Kentucky teams and also handing out some superlatives. With no further ado, the FINAL Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings of 2018: 1. Johnson Central Golden Eagles (4A, 9-1) 2. Corbin Redhounds (3A, 9-1) 3. Belfry Pirates (3A, 8-2) 4. Ashland Tomcats... Read More →

BluegrassPreps Lexington/Central Kentucky Area Power Rankings 10-25-18

By PurplePride92 - As we wind down to the end of the season the chance for movement continues to get more slim each week. George Rogers Clark has exited the top ten and Franklin County has joined the ranks of the top ten this week. Other than that the teams remain the same with a little bit of adjusting due to Henry Clay losing their starting quarterback and clearly being a whole new team without him. As we enter the last week of the regular season there aren’t many intriguing matchups and most teams are focusing on team health instead of team success in this final week of the regular. Let’s jump right in. ... Read More →

NKY Power Rankings: 10-25-18

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - 1) 5A Covington Catholic (9-0) – Covington Catholic is one win away from a second straight undefeated regular season after beating the 5A Dixie Heights Colonels 50-8 on Friday to win out the district. QB Caleb Jacob had 166yds passing for 2 TDs in the game, while RB Casey McGinness had 119yds rushing for 4 TDs. RB Luke Stegman also had 61yds and 1 TD rushing. Through the air, TE Michael Mayer had 89yds and a TD on 1 reception, and WR Jack Coldiron had 16 yds and a TD on 1 reception. Kicker Trey Gronotte added a field goal on top of things. Jack Coldiron led the defense with 5 tackles from his... Read More →

1A Notebook 10/24 - Dress Rehearsal

By Voice of Reason - Last week we set the stage and had final casting calls completed. This week will be dress rehearsal as teams get ready for showtime – the playoffs. One more week of regular season action. Most of the 1A top ten will be facing larger class opponents as they prepare for the games that will end seasons. Here is how the final casting went last week. In the role of District 6 #1 seed … The Paintsville Tigers. Game of the week in 1A lived up to its billing. It turned into a defensive slugfest. Paintsville made a second quarter 10 yard touchdown pass from Jake Hyden to Karsten Poe stand up for... Read More → Mr. Football Watchlist (10/24)

By DevilMayCare - Quarterbacks Beau Buchanan, Bowling Green (7-2, ranked #5 in 5A) Week 9: South Warren's defense pressured and frustrated Buchanan all night long in Bowling Green's 38-12 loss to the Spartans, and it's reflected in his stat line - 9 of 23 for 84 yards with a TD and 2 ints. Season to date: 151 of 259 for 1,695 yards and 18 TDs with 6 ints. Stock: DOWN Read More →

Louisville Power Rankings 10/24

By TheDeuce - 1. 6A Saint Xavier (7-2) The Tigers faced a tough Butler squad last Friday, and after a hard fought defensive battle, St. X secured the victory, 14-6, and won the district championship. QB Douglas Bodhaine passed for 128 yards and ran for a score as well. Anthony Moretti added 136 rushing yards and another score on the ground for the Tigers. They will finish their regular season this Friday as they travel to Cincinnati Saint Xavier. 2. 6A Male (9-1) Male rebounded from their loss to St. X last week nicely, dominating their long time rival 6A Manual 48-0 to close out their regular... Read More →

6A Notebook 10/24: Game-Set-Match

By Bac2369 - The Kentucky High School Football season is winding down and there were many games all over the state last week with district title implications on the line. Some locked themselves into the #1 seed, giving them a couple of home games in the playoffs. The 6A Class had 5 big time match-ups to lock up the 1 seed for the district. So let’s find out the Game-Set-Match. The first big time match-up put #1 Frederick Douglass and #6 Henry Clay. Frederick Douglass got on the board first with a 70 yard pass from Cameron Jones and a two point conversion to go up 8-0. Henry Clay responded with a 29... Read More →

Class 4A Notebook (10/23): The Favorites Are Who We Thought They Were

By DragonFire - Johnson Central and Franklin-Simpson have spent the year ranked #1 and #2. Ashland has spent the entire year ranked #3 despite being unbeaten, while the two ahead suffered losses in the first four weeks of the year. With apologies to the rest of the west, we long ago figured out that Franklin-Simpson should go completely unchallenged en route to a third straight title game appearance. But who would be expected to face them, the Johnson Central/Ashland question, that remained to be answered. There’s a pretty clear answer now. #1 Johnson Central had homefield advantage, and leveraged... Read More →

BluegrassPreps Rankings (10/22)

By Ram - Class 1A The very best television shows and movies will save the most dramatic plot twist for the end for dramatic emphasis. When Paintsville shocked Raceland last week 6-0, it became the cliff hanger that made an already stellar eastern semi-state just a bit more dramatic. Raceland now need a win over rival 3A Russell to regain their posture heading into November. Another eastern Kentucky district was decided when Lynn Camp saw their undefeated dreams come crashing to the tune of the 72 points scored by Williamsburg. Expect a pretty light workload in the season finale. Beechwood is the... Read More →

Class 5A Notebook (10/21): Spartans usurp district crown from Purples

By DevilMayCare - After weeks of anticipation for the “Battle of Bowling Green”, the night finally came and went. It started out rather uneventful. But by game's end, the outcome proved incredibly eventful for the victors. The two teams were ranked #2 and #3 all season, though with each passing week more and more folks believed the order should have been reversed. Each team had a stellar quarterback. Each team had a high level, blue chip recruit. Talent was plentiful on both sides, but one team found an edge and rode it to victory. South Warren (9-0) leaned on its typically stout defense and Cameron... Read More →

Western Kentucky Power Rankings - October 21, 2018

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2018 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – Week 10 Edition Concerning the top story line for this week, they say timing is everything and when it comes to the weather it certainly is! I’m not sure it rained any since Friday the 12th! But after normal business hours arrived this past Friday evening, so did a frustrating line of showers to hamper and dampen our Friday Night Pastime! There are certainly worse things to complain about, but for our football family nothing comes to mind quicker than a rainy Friday night … Let’s move on! Popcorn N Coke Top 10 Version – Week... Read More →

3A Notebook: Rebels Show Mettle in Victory at Western Hills

By gchs_uk9 - Boyle County Withstands Challenge to Clinch District Championship Last year, Boyle County beat Western Hills twice by a combined score of 133-28. Western Hills' superstar Wandale Robinson compiled 114 yards receiving, 38 yards rushing, and two touchdowns in those games. Many likely assumed Boyle County's trip to the state capital on Friday night to play Western Hills would be more of the same. You'll have to forgive them - they were dead wrong. Top ranked Boyle County and #10 Western Hills slugged it out for three quarters before three fourth quarter touchdowns by the Rebels set the final... Read More →

Bluegrasspreps' Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings 10-21

By ATLCat - 1. Johnson Central Golden Eagles (4A, 8-1)- The Eagles made a statement by taking rival Ashland to the woodshed and locking up homefield advantage. All that remains now is a battle with Belfry for power running game bragging rights. 2. Corbin Redhounds (3A, 8-1)- Corbin leaned on their Defense for a shutout and stretched their legs late to put away Casey County and lock up a District Title. The Hounds will look for geographical supremacy with Knox Central in a nice season finale clash. 3. Belfry Pirates (3A, 8-1)- Belfry keeps their momentum rolling by polishing off another running... Read More →

Class 2A Notebook 10/21-Why and Why Not

By ATLCat - Breaking Down The Top Teams' Title Chances: MAYFIELD Why Mayfield Will Win the Title- The Cardinals check every box you want. They have a balanced and explosive Offense that is equally adept at putting together long scoring drives as well as big play strikes for sudden points. They have an opportunistic Defense capable of making plays in the backfield. Why Mayfield Will Not Win the Title- The Cardinals have to take their show on the road and will most likely have to play three of the Top teams in the State away from War Memorial Stadium. Perhaps their stiffest test short of the Finals... Read More →