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Western Kentucky Power Ranking - 09/20/15

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2015 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – Week 4 Edition Concerning the top story line for this week, we are at the point of the season where the grind of the season has set in on most teams (especially teams that have played a decent schedule). Injuries are a part of the game. The teams that deal with them or minimize them the best are clearly ahead of the competition. And we are either at District games or 1 Week from District games. So let’s get on it! Popcorn N Coke Top 10 Version – Week 4: 1. South Warren 4A (5-0): Win 21-0 vs 6A North Hardin 2. Bowling Green 5A... Read More →


The Lexington/Central Kentucky Power Rankings – Sept. 20 Sponsored by Jess-105.9

By Bluegrasscard - The Lexington/Central Kentucky Power Rankings – Sept. 20 Sponsored by Jess-105.9 The Rankings 10) Henry Clay (6A / 3 – 1) Since losing to St. X in the Bluegrass Bowl the Blue Devils are on a three game winning streak that includes a 50 to 26 win over 4A Knox Central at Knox Central Friday night. Senior Joquise Buford returned to the line-up against Tates Creek and had 321on 34 carries. Along with senior RB Austin Bledsoe the Blue Devils seem to have a very potent backfield. Next up is Lafayette in a game will add some clarity to the 6A situation in Central Kentucky. 9)... Read More →


Bluegrasspreps Louisville Area Power Rankings 9-19-15

By Bert - 1) Male High School (5-0, defeated Seneca 63-0) – No real surprise on this victory. Next week versus Butler should be a similar story. 2) Trinity High School (4-1, defeated by PRP 44-0) – The victory is not a surprise but the margin of victory is. PRP was playing well enough that many thought they should have been able to score on Trinity and prevent a few TD’s by Trinity. Next week versus Jeffersontown should be a pretty boring game. 3) St. Xavier High School (3-1, defeated by Highlands 37-6) – X gets back to winning by soundly beating Highlands. Next week is PRP which X should... Read More →


1A Noteboook 9-14-15 - Shake it up Week?

By Voice of Reason - The top 1A schools like to schedule up in their pre-district games. This week shows that with some of our top ranked teams facing very stiff challengers this week. Is this the week that shakes up the 1A rankings? At the head of the list of tough games is top ranked Beechwood facing neighborhood rival 5A Covington Catholic. Despite the tough start for Covington Catholic, this will certainly be Beechwood's biggest challenge of the season to date. Covington Catholic took 3A #4 Lexington Catholic down to the wire, losing by one point when the Colonels were not able to convert on a two point... Read More →



Class 4A Football Notebook (9/14): The Great Debate

By DragonFire - The great debate, of course, is who should be at the top – Johnson Central or South Warren? Johnson Central was the preseason #1 , and even in other rankings was elevated above the Spartans to begin the year. The Golden Eagles have opened up 2-0, including a more dominating than the final 42-28 win over Lexington Catholic, currently the #4 team in 3A. That game saw Johnson Central rack up 441 yards on the ground without gaining a single one through the air. But they’ve been hampered in their defense of the top spot by a bye week out of the gate and a second bye week due to their opponent... Read More →


Louisville Area Power Rankings 9-14-15

By Bert - 1) Male High School (4-0, defeated Trinity 42-13) – It is said when you take a shot at the king, you better not miss. Well, Male did just that to former number one Trinity. Very impressive win for Male and they rightly take the number one spot. Next week Male takes on winless Seneca. 2) Trinity High School (3-1, defeated by Male 42-13) – After being smacked in the mouth like they did, some may have thought Trinity should have fallen further but with X losing also, Trinity will only fall to number 2. Next week Trinity will play PRP who had an impressive win over John Hardin. 3) St.... Read More →


Bluegrasspreps' Rankings 9-14-15

By Ram - Only one team in Class 1A lost last Friday, and as a result the top 10 remains unchanged from 1-6. Beechwood remains #1 once again, followed by Paintsville and Pikeville at #2 and #3 respectively. Russellville remains #4 and Raceland holds steady at the #5 position, with Campbellsville at #6 . Pairs bumps up to #7 as Fairview falls 1 spot to #8 after a loss last week to Madeira (OH). Hazard at #9 , and Bethlehem at #1 0 round out top 10. DeSales bumps Mayfield out of the #1 spot this week in Class 2A. Mayfield only slips slightly to #2 . Owensboro Catholic retains #3 . Moving up to... Read More →


2A Notebook: All The Pretty Horses

By ATLCat - Mayfield Can't Tame The Mustangs For the 2nd consecutive year the Mayfield Cardinals went to overtime with 6A McCracken County, and for the 2nd consecutive year when the dust settled it was the Mustangs who came out on top. The biggest cause for alarm for the Cardinals was their inability in the passing game. Mayfield completed a mere 7/23 for 55 yards and squandered Trajon Bright's 233 yard rushing performance. The Cardinal secondary was abused for 281 passing yards and another 165 on the ground. Though this would not remotely resemble a "bad" loss, it does bring into question... Read More →


NKY Power Rankings 09-14-15 Sponsored by Orange Leaf Crescent Springs

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - Thanks to Orange Leaf Crescent Springs for sponsoring the Northern Kentucky Power Rankings. We encourage everyone to patronize our sponsors, and you can visit them at 2311 Buttermilk Crossing in Crescent Springs. Feel free to bring along this premium coupon when you visit! 52322 THE RANKINGS: 10) Lloyd Memorial (2A / 3-1) – The Juggernauts are off to a solid start for the second year in a row, carrying a 3-1 record as they come into their bye week. Lloyd had a solid 27-6 victory over 4A Holmes this past Friday, with junior Alex Runion playing most of the game at quarterback. Runion... Read More →


6A Notebook 9/13/15 - Are you Buying or Selling

By CoachBuckett - The dust is starting to settle and we are finding more and more out each week about the 6A teams across the state of Kentucky. We are seeing the usual teams hanging around the Bluegrass Preps top 10. But the question is are they just hanging out or are they ready to stake claim to the prize. I know some of these teams still have some questions to be answered. So I have posed a few that are swirling in the minds of many 6A fans across the state. Trinity Shamrocks are 3-1 on the season with a pair of impressive wins over two out of state powers. This past Friday they fell to Male giving up... Read More →


Western Kentucky Power Ranking - 09/13/15

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2015 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – Week 3 Edition Concerning the top story line for this week, I am admittedly long-winded on these rankings and I realize folks have busy lives and don’t have time every week to get through all the items listed in this thread, so I’ve decided to provide a “Popcorn N Coke Version” and “Meat & Potatoes Version” so you can get what you want and move on in the time available to you. Popcorn N Coke Top 10 Version – Week 3: 1. South Warren 4A (4-0): Win 24-3 vs 6A Central Hardin 2. Bowling Green 5A (3-1): Win 17-14 vs 5A Owensboro... Read More →


Class 5A Notebook (9-13): Holy Three-and-one Batman

By Ram - Holy three-and-one Batman. Their are no dominating undefeated teams in Class 5A this year like in years past, but there are some very good teams battling it out to earn their spot. And, there are some teams that are just trying to find their spot. Bowling Green (3-1) proved they belong at number one this week by defeating one the few teams that had a rightful argument to be above them - Owensboro (3-1). The Purples take on Warren Central this week trying to stay on task after their disappointing loss to St. Xavier two weeks ago. Will anyone challenge Bowling Green the rest of the... Read More →


The Lexington/Central Kentucky Power Rankings – Sept 13 Sponsored by Jess-105.9

By Bluegrasscard - The Lexington / Central Kentucky Power Rankings – September 13 Sponsored by Jess-105.9 The Rankings 10) Garrard County (3A / 3 – 1) The Golden Lions defeated 4A Rockcastle County this past weekend. Next up is East Jessamine at home for the Golden Lions. 9) Madison Central (6A / 3 – 1) The Madison Central lost to Bryan Station, 50 to 20. The Indians were held to 34 yards rushing. Junior QB Zach Hardin was 10 for 19 and 170 yards with 1 TD and 1 int. This week the Indians host 3A Lexington Catholic in a game that will impact these rankings. 8) Anderson... Read More →


Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings 9-13-15

By ATLCat - 10. Raceland (1A, 2-1)- The Rams eeked a win vs. Greenup and continue to search for offensive consistency. They must travel to take on a strong Lucasville Valley, OH team. 9. North Laurel (5A, 4-0)- The Jags continue to overwhelm weaker competition making short work of Mason County 40-0. Lincoln County should helps the Jags ease to 5-0. 8. Corbin (3A, 3-1)- The Hounds began their three game test and thusfar the test has not been kind. Danville exposed the Redhound offense. A tough matchup with Southwestern will be key to the trajectory of the Corbin season. 7. Pikeville (1A, 3-1)-... Read More →


3A Notebook - Central Moves to Middle of Title Chase

By gchs_uk9 - Yellowjackets Stun St. X to Remain Listed Among Class Leaders On opening night of the 1951 season Louisville Central tied St. Xavier 7-7. That matchup marked a turning point in Jefferson County with St. X being the first all-white team within the city to play the all-black Central High. The two schools played each other thirty-four more times after that opening game and not once did the young men from Central go home victorious (they did tie again in 1970). That all changed Friday night when the Yellowjackets knocked off the Tigers by a score of 20-17. St. X had risen to #5 in Class... Read More →


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