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3A Notebook: Road Blues for Corbin, E'town, and LexCath

By gchs_uk9 - Corbin, Elizabethtown, Lexington Catholic Find Road a Tough Place to Win Looking at this week's Class 3A schedule it was apparent that the top six teams would all have their hands full. Three of the six faced challenging road matchups against highly ranked teams. None of the three came home victorious, in turn reshuffling the 3A deck and perhaps returning Belfry to the top of the rankings. Corbin made the 166 mile trek up I-75 to face Class 1A's top-ranked defending state champion Beechwood. The start was perfect for the Redhounds, who went eighty yards in two plays and led 7-0... Read More →

Central KY Power Rankings 9-9-17

By All State Baseball - 1.6A: Scott County 3-1): Scott County seen it’s 3 game win streak come to an end on Friday night when they fell to Ohio powerhouse, Moller, 38-28. Things don’t get any easier this week when the Cardinals travel to Ohio to play yet another Ohio team, this time, LaSalle OH. 2.2A: LCA (4-0): The Eagles are red hot, having won all 4 games so far this season and all of them in convincing fashion. LCA defeated crosstown rival, Lexington Catholic on Friday night 56-36. The Eagles put up 559 yards of total offense. 3.2A: Danville (4-0): Danville picked up another big win Friday night when... Read More →

Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings (9-9) - Sponsored by

By ATLCat - Our Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings are Sponsored by Lake Cumberland Sports is an internet broadcast and media company out of Somerset, KY founded by four guys who love High School Sports and love broadcasting! When local radio decided to opt out of airing High School Sports; We decided to jump in. In 2016, we worked with an out of state company and did well. Starting in 2017, we decided to do this all by ourselves and we have been in Overdrive ever since. We have been named the Official Broadcast Partners for both Southwestern and Pulaski County High... Read More →

5A Notebook (9/7) Number two in question?

By JDEaston - Week two was a rough week for class 5A, with four of the top 10 teams taking losses, as well as nearly everyone in the 11-15 range dropping an L as well. Most of the top 10 losses were expected with Bowling Green, Highlands and Pulaski County all playing teams that were expected to win those games by most. One game that makes me scratch my head though was Fern Creek and Central. No doubt that Central is good and it was expected to be a close game regardless of who won, but the Tigers laid an egg losing 29-0 versus 3A #4 Central. Covington Catholic solidified why they have worked their way... Read More →

NKY Power Rankings 9-6-17 - Sponsored by NKY Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

By Colonels_Wear_Blue - Thanks to Northern Kentucky Family & Cosmetic Dentistry -"Making Northern Kentucky Smile" for sponsoring our 2017 Northern Kentucky Power Rankings! We encourage everyone to patronize all of our sponsors, and you can visit Northern Kentucky Family & Cosmetic Dentistry at 2047 Centennial Boulevard in Independence, KY. THE RANKINGS: 1) 5A Covington Catholic (3-0) – There weren’t many eyebrows raised around Northern Kentucky when Cov Cath beat 6A Cooper (0-3) on Friday. The Colonels came out hard and had a running clock on the Jaguars less than half way through the second quarter,... Read More →

Class 4A Notebook (9/6): Losses All Around

By DragonFire - It’s cliché, but I felt like the out of class teams were Oprah Winfrey this week against their 4A counterparts. “You get a loss, and YOU get a loss. Everybody gets a LOSSSSSSSSSSSS!” To say this week went poorly for 4A football would be a massive understatement. Of the top ten teams, seven lost, all to out of class teams. Several teams that are on the fringe lost as well. It was an ugly week that left everyone thinking – who in 4A is all that great? The most likely to be considered great in 4A is Johnson Central, but even they were tested further than one would think in a 40-28... Read More →

The Swami's Class 2A Picks (9/6)

By ATLCat - 1. Christian Academy- Louisville vs. 3A Elizabethtown Undefeateds collide, class pride firmly at stake. Etown carries pride and have winning streaks to break. The Centurions D has been all class, hard to move down the field. With Etown’s veteran skill, a few points they are sure to yield. In the end one thing remains which always gives CAL a shot, They have Milton Wright and Etown simply does not. PREDICTION: CAL 2. Danville at 5A Pulaski County Read More →

1A Notebook 9/5 - SHOWTIME!

By Voice of Reason - Ladies and Gentlemen, this week is SHOWTIME in 1A. What a slate of games we have on the schedule for this Friday. We have been asking questions about many of our 1A teams over the past couple of weeks. This Friday we should get a lot of answers. Review of Last Week Before we jump into this week's lineup though, let's take a quick look back at Hurricane Harvey weekend. Weather was the story as much as the games last week. Teams moved their schedules around to avoid playing in heavy rain and possible lightning. After all was said and done, it was a good week for the 1A top ten. Of the 9... Read More →

National High School Football Report 9-5-17

By THS2011 - The Nation: States that started 9/1: Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, and Texas. There are 5 national polls that are widely used to rank teams throughout the nation, and they are: MaxPreps, USAToday, High school Football America, Prepnation, and CalPreps (Freeman). There have been/are many other sites that do rankings but these are the most credible. The #1 team from each poll as of 9/5 is as follows: MaxPreps, Mater Dei (CA), USAToday, Mater Dei (CA), High School Football America, Mater Dei (CA), Prepnation, Mater Dei (CA), and... Read More →

Central KY Power Rankings 9-4-17

By All State Baseball - 1.6A: Scott County (3-0): The Red Birds are rolling. The Cardinals latest victim, Highlands, felt the wrath of Scott County in the 71-20 defeat. Scott County had 580 yards of total offense. Senior RB Brice Fryman led the rushing attack with 177 yards and 2 TD’s on just 8 attempts. 2.2A: LCA (3-0): The Eagles also remained perfect this week as they went out of state and picked up a 41-21 win over Vincennes Lincoln IN. Scott County wasn’t the only team putting up 500+ yards of total offense, LCA put up 538 yards. Senior RB Dillion Wheatley lead the rushing attack with 157 yards and 3 TD’s... Read More →

Class 6A Notebook 9/4: Seven unbeatens remain and real challenges for top teams

By thsrocks - Class 6A is down to 7 unbeaten squads after three weeks of play. Trinity, Saint Xavier, Pleasure Ridge Park, Male, Scott County, Simon Kenton, and unranked Ohio County. One of these teams will go down as Male and Trinity get it on. Scott County will have their hands full with Moeller (OH). Ohio County’s lack of strength in their schedule is keeping them out of the rankings. Last week, the BluegrassPreps membership voted on 8 games involving 6A ranked teams. The masses were correct in choosing #12 Ryle over Boone County; #9 Butler over 4A Western; #7 Pleasure Ridge Park over Eastern; #6... Read More →

Class 2A Notebook 9/4- Kick, Kick, Hooray for Danville!

By ATLCat - Hazlett Has It: Ads Kick From Down Town for Bragging Rights in Title Town Showdown The consensus entering Friday's clash between #2 Danville and 3A Boyle County was that we were in store for a close game. I don't think anyone expected it to be as evenly matched as it ended up playing out, as both teams traded blows equally playing to a 7-7 tie late into the 4th Quarter. In a game that was defined by excellent Defense and missed opportunities, an unlikely hero emerged, err correct that, arrived. Nathan Hazlett did not arrive to the stadium until Halftime. Due to the game being... Read More →

1A Game of the Week: 1A # 1 Beechwood vs. 3A # 1 Corbin

By Bac2369 - This battle could be legendary! Week 3 presents to us on paper a battle of heavyweight champions. Those heavyweights are #1 Beechwood and #1 Corbin. Both are the top team in their respective class. It's not often to see a match up like this. Taking a look and trying to see if these two teams have crossed paths before and my search came up with nothing. So you diehard Beechwood and diehard Corbin fans can help us out. I do know one thing for sure though. if someone does find something or knows something we can almost guarantee that both of them were not number 1 when they played each... Read More →

BluegrassPreps Football Rankings (9/4)

By Ram - Class 1A The ranks of the undefeated are slowly starting to shrink. Last week Paintsville and Bishop Brossart tasted defeat for the first time. This week expect even more flawless marks to fall by the wayside with a heavy slate. Beechwood narrowly survived a sloppy field and a stout Somerset defense. The weather may improve for Beechwood, but so will their opponent as 3A's top team is on deck. Hazard will take on Somerset, looking to avoid the fate that Beechwood escaped. 1. Beechwood vs. 3A #1 Corbin 2. Hazard vs. 2A #10 Somerset 3. Kentucky Country Day vs. 2A Carroll County 4.... Read More →

Western Kentucky Power Ranking - 9/3/17

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2017 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – Week 2 Edition WHOA NELLIE!!! HURRICANE HARVEY rolled into the Commonwealth and dumped substantial rain on Kentucky especially the I-65 corridor with Bowling Green receiving 8 inches of rain. This force of nature caused 48 Thursday games and 22 Saturday games. And I would say congratulations to all those Athletic Directors as by my estimation they were all good calls. AROUND THE STATE: Besides getting smoked by West Virginia 0-2 and Virginia 0-2, we schooled Ohio 3-2 and Indiana 1-0. Kentucky schools are doing well... Read More →