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BGP Top-10 Fared: Week 1-of-11 (Aug. 19-21 Games)

By Nathaniel Bryan - With the EXCEPTION of the McCracken-Tilghman game ... How the top-10 teams in each class of the high school football state rankings fared in Week 1-of-11 (Aug. 19-21): CLASS 1-A 01. Pikeville (1-0) beat 2A Prestonsburg (0-1), 47-14. 02. Russellville (1-0) beat 3A Trigg County (0-1), 41-0. 03. Beechwood (0-0) was open. 04. Raceland (1-0) beat 3A West Carter (0-1), 28-13. 05. Hazard (1-0) beat Pineville (0-1), 42-21. Read More →

Bluegrasspreps' Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings 8-21

By ATLCat - 1. Belfry Pirates (3A, 0-0)- Pirates remained idle in Week 0 but now face a stiff test in 6A Tates Creek. Belfry has been battling the injury bug and the Commodores really tested their Defense in 2015, will Belfry be able to hold strong? 2. Johnson Central Golden Eagles (4A, 0-0)- The Golden Eagles scrimmaged the best of our neighbors to the North (even farther North than Ohio!) but get a whole new animal in their debut taking on powerhouse Capital, WV. 3. Corbin Redhounds (3A, 1-0)- Whiitley County was no match for the Hounds who dominated every facet. This week brings once of the... Read More →

West Jessamine 27 Harrison County 8

By newarkcatholicfan - Friday night could not have been more beautiful for West Jess as they equaled their 2015 win total by whipping a very game Harrison County team,27-8. W-Jess scored 20 unanswered points and was never threatened afterwards. Just :59 seconds into this on the West defense showed that they were ready, when Trajan Keaton blasted Maliek Powell, with the result being a 2 yard loss. :45 later it would be another big play for W-Jess, when Allen Horn forced a fumble by TC Abbott and he, Horn recovered the fumble. Elijah Moore got the W-Jess offense going with a fine 14 yard gain, that could have... Read More →

East Jessamine 20 Elizabethtown 15

By newarkcatholicfan - First I want t o say thanks to Mark Miracle for the pass.2nd I want a speedy recovery to #4, Justin McIntire. 3RD thanks to the guys in the press box, for the rosters. Talk had Elizabethtown has a big favorite to win this game, but someone forgot to tell that to East Jessamine because not only did they play like they did not know this, they ended up winning the game. The Panthers defense got a nice play from,Dillon Swank who got to Justin McIntire and held him to no gain, with 10:25 left in the opening period. On the same drive Kyle Gann used a nice spin move to break a tackle and pick... Read More →

Best of the Bluegrass: Week 1 (Aug. 19-21)

By Nathaniel Bryan - RUSHING -- Boone County's Corstin Cahill had two long touchdown runs (72 yards, 62 yards) against Lexington Catholic. -- Bowling Green's Jamale Carothers ran for four first-half touchdowns against John Hardin. -- Covington Holy Cross' Derrick Barnes ran for 150 yards and four touchdowns against Holmes. -- Garrard County's Jacob Foley ran for 294 yards and five touchdown on 30 carries against Shelby County. -- Highlands had two players -- Grant Murray (161 yards, 25 carries, two touchdowns) and Jared Pulsfort (131 yards, 18 carries, three touchdowns -- rush for at least 100 yards against... Read More →

It's Football Friday!

By ATLCat - August has finally came, Time for the boys to play the game, The team photo is hung in the frame, It's Football Friday Chalk on the windows of the car, "You think the boys will go very far?" Using Neosporin to avoid a scar, It's Football Friday Read More →

Class 5A Season Preview

By JDEaston - Some things seem to stay the same, that can be said about class 5A’s team to beat, the Bowling Green Purples. The rest of the top ten includes traditional powers, along with some teams that return a solid nucleus from the prior season. I have a feeling it will be an exciting season for 5A football as there are still a lot of unknowns in this class, with some very solid teams fighting it out for a chance to dethrone the Purples. Will Highlands get a chance to dance with the Purples this year, will N. Laurel continue to surprise and pull off a major upset? Time will tell, but I believe 5A will... Read More →

Bluegrasspreps' 2016 Preseason Football Rankings

By Ram - The 2016 Kentucky High School Football season is once again upon us, and with it the rite of passage that signifies the moment that any blue-blooded follower of High School Football officially turns the calendar from Summer to Fall. The releasing of the inaugural rankings. In Class 1A we awake to a new day and a powerhouse of yester year restored at the top. Pikeville’s journey to the catbird seat of 1A Football took decades to come full circle, but Coach MacNamee’s Maroon Platoon will be in no hurry to relinquish despite significant losses. Out West, Russellville has been one of those... Read More →

Raceland 35 Bath County 0 (Scrimmage)

By newarkcatholicfan - Raceland cam out and quickly showed Ram Nation that they are going to be a pain in the butt for any team on their schedule. They passed the ball well enough to open up a very potent looking running game. They also I.M.O. had the best skill player I watched this weekend. he wore #1 one and seemed to be able to do everything he was asked to do. Raceland opened the scoring up on a forty one yard spring by #33, who looked as quick as a water bug as he sprinted down the field. The point after by #60 made this a, 7-0 game. With 4:17 left in the opening quarter a #10 to #84 completion was... Read More →

Russell 33 Rowan County 6 (Scrimmage)

By newarkcatholicfan - Unofficial total yardage tells the story in this one. Russell using the run and some passing totals 357 yards, while Rowan County ran a total of 26 plays, with 24 being runs had a total of 19 yards. I believe this is one of those games where the score does not show how far apart these two programs are, at this point in time. I also think most expected this one to be very much like it turned out to be, but I do not think many thought it would be as it was. Just :17 into this one Russell gave the ball to one of their stud backs #4, who used some nice blocking to power for a seven yard... Read More →

East Carter 15 Lewis County 15 (Scrimmage)

By newarkcatholicfan - This turned out to be a game if you were able to take away two plays t would have been very one side, but as you all know that is not allowed. East Carter might not have looked like a state contender in this one but they did look like a team, that could be as improved as any team in the area. On the opening kickoff #24 for East Carter muffed the kick but righted the ship as he sailed to a return to the forty seven that mounted to a 25 yard return. #21 from East Carter, who I thought was the best offensive player on the field, shook off the tackle of big #74 to pick up a first down,... Read More →

West Carter 0 Greenup County 0 (Scrimmage)

By newarkcatholicfan - This turned out to be one team constantly shooting themselves in the foot and the other team always make the other pay for their mistakes. This was game two this weekend and it was a defensive battle from start to finish. Greenup would be the team to shoot themselves and thanks to a very stout defense West Carter always made them pay for it, by never giving up another big play, after the mistake. The first quarter was one nice play after the other, with one of the bigger ones being at the 7:37 mark. Richard McGlone stopped Cade Warnock for a short loss. Quarter number two was much... Read More →

Fleming County 35 Nicholas County 7 (Scrimmage)

By newarkcatholicfan - This turned out to be a case of bigger is not always better. Nicholas County had some big hogs on their line, with all looking mean and strong. For Fleming the line was much smaller and maybe did not have that passed the looks feature, we all look for all to often. The defense for Fleming looked to have a sack on quarterback, Isaac Fryman by Zach Alexander but an off sides call negated the sack, with 11:34 left in the opening stanza. The Panthers defense gave up only seven yards on this drive as they had set the tone for what was about to come. Josh Crump scrambled to his right and... Read More →

Bluegrasspreps' 2016 Class 3A Pre-Season Preview

By gchs_uk9 - 1. Belfry Pirates (2015: 14-1; Class 3A State Champions) Belfry is the prohibitive favorite in Class 3A this season and will also look to join Beechwood (1991-94), Boyle County (1999-2003), Trinity (2005-08), Highlands (2007-12), and Mayfield (2012-present) as the only schools to win four straight championships, cementing themselves among the royalty of Kentucky high school football. The Pirates are stacked with talent, returning nine starters on each side of the ball and five different players who were named All-State in some capacity in 2015. Numerous Belfry players are receiving... Read More →

Bluegrasspreps' 2016 Class 6A Pre-Season Preview

By CoachBuckett - Going By The Numbers In 2007 Kentucky High School football went to a six class system. Over the last 9 years only 1 school outside of Jefferson County has won the State Title that being Scott County. Of those 9 Championship games, seven of them have been won by a private school. Six of those titles belong to Trinity. In 2015 we witnessed Male claiming the title and making them the only second public school to win a 6A State Championship. Biggest question of the season, Can anyone outside of Jefferson County take home the State Championship Trophy? 1. Trinity (11-2 3rd Round Loss... Read More →