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BluegrassPreps Football Rankings (10/2)

By Ram - Class 1A Beechwood battled valiantly against a ranked Class 6A Simon Kenton, but the Tigers eventually fell. Despite the defeat the Tigers remain at the top of the rankings heading into a showdown with District foe Bellevue. Hazard got a little more than many expected from rival Pikeville but the Bulldogs came away with the huge District win, and look to essentially clinch the Title this week against upstart Phelps. Kentucky Country Day will have their own big clash as they travel to Louisville Holy Cross. The only undefeated team left in Class 1A is Ludlow, and the Panthers hope to keep... Read More →

Western Kentucky Power Ranking - 10/1/17

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2017 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – Week 6 Edition Concerning the top story line for this week, Fall and Fall Breaks are upon us and for many of the top teams the BYE week is here. Rest and recuperation are the most prescribed mandates for most teams and yourself. Get out and enjoy this time of year! It is my favorite – sweatshirt and shorts!!! While players are headed to the couch, what about the coaching staffs? I would say the better coaching staffs take this time to relax a bit, but carry around film on the best team they have yet to play this season. As... Read More →

3A Notebook: Parlor Games

By gchs_uk9 - There is a parlor game in which one is presented with three choices and must make a decision. While tawdry, the game can provide cheap humor and tough choices for male and female contestants. We're not going into full detail in this week's 3A Notebook, but since we have reached the final month of the regular season, we are going to look at each district and make a decision about three teams. One team is who we like long-term, another is who can have some success short-term, and last is who we just don't see it happening for this year. Note: Records are current; rankings are from... Read More →

1A Game of the Week: 1A #2 Kentucky Country Day at 1A #7 Louisville Holy Cross

By Bac2369 - We have finally made it to District play. Now it's time to set yourself up for a good playoff run by getting the 1 seed and ensuring a couple of home playoff games. It has been a very exciting and wild season so far, to say the least. A few surprise teams have made big strides from last season and come out of the wood work to climb into the BGP Class 1A Top 10. The 1A Game of the Week features two teams who SHOULD be battling it out for the top seed in District 3. The winner could potentially lock up home field advantage during the playoffs through the semi-finals as long as they keep... Read More →

2A Game of the Week: #2 DeSales at #5 Christian Academy-Louisville

By DevilMayCare - With all due respect to everything that's transpired up to this point... now it starts to get real. Everything we've seen so far has been (admittedly good) salads and side dishes. Now we get to sink our teeth into the real meat of the regular season, and football fans are predominantly carnivores. Last week, the Louisville big school privates took center stage. This week, it's the little guys’ turn to settle the pecking order, at least temporarily. Of course, little is relative. The only thing small about DeSales and Christian Academy-Louisville is their classification. The talent and... Read More →

It's Separation Time in Class 2A

By ATLCat - Winning Ugly Looks Oh So Good for Somerset; Danville Up Next Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and right now for Somerset fans they may be witnessing a work of art while other fans may be seeing a less than desirable score. Somerset relied on a stout defense and just enough Offense to outlast 1A Raceland 16-13 on the road to improve to 5-2. The recipe that led to victory is becoming a common one for the team with the gold-plated helmets. Somerset is averaging an underwhelming 13 points per game over their last six results, yet their Defense has rose to the occasion allowing less... Read More →

Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings (9-30)- 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 →

Louisville Power Rankings September 27

By Bert - 1. Trinity (6-0) – Trinity had a pretty easy time with Jeffersontown last week but this is Pride week and St. X will be ready to give the Rocks all they can in this week's Game of the Week. Trinity is the obvious favorite but rivalry games can be unpredictable. 2. St. Xavier (5-0) – St. X had a nice win over a very strong PRP. This week will be X's strongest opponent in Trinity 3. Male (5-1) – Male pounded a good Butler team 35-6. A PRP team off a loss comes to Male and should give Male a great test. 4. Pleasure Ridge Park (5-1) – PRP's loss to St. X was nothing to be ashamed... Read More →

5A Notebook 9/29: The Colonels Continue Their March

By DevilMayCare - Top ranked Covington Catholic (6-0) showed nothing even remotely resembling a let down after their complete and total destruction of Beechwood from two weeks ago. The Colonels welcomed Ohio Division III powerhouse St. Francis DeSales from Columbus and were anything but gracious hosts as they promptly dispatched the visiting Stallions in impressive fashion, 35-7. Running back Casey McGinniss piled up 186 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries, and the defense continued to stifle its opposition. They've now given up 49 points in six games for a 5A leading 8.1 ppg against. The Colonels are now 2-0... Read More →

NKY Power Rankings 9-28-17 - 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 (6-0) – Covington Catholic added a 6th win to their record on Friday by beating Columbus, OH-DII St. Francis DeSales (3-2) by a score of 35-7. Quarterback AJ Mayer may have had his season low, passing with 109yds and 1 TD in... Read More →

The Swami's Class 2A Picks (9/27)

By ATLCat - Danville vs. 6A Tates Creek The Admirals against the Commodores, this one may get crazy. Two red hot football teams, but who really leads the Navy? The Ads already took down one big school up in Fayette, This might end up the toughest foe that they will play yet. The Ads make one last statement before the District road, It’s the Ads left at the stern shouting “I’M ON A BOAT!” PREDICTION: DANVILLE DeSales vs. 6A North Hardin Read More →

1A Notebook 9/26 - The Mixing Bowl

By Voice of Reason - District play is here for some and just ahead for others as the non district part of the season is about to end for a few weeks. There have been enough games played now that we are in the middle of the mixing bowl. This team beat that team who lost to the other team. Then you have teams that have lost games that it now looks like they should have won and vice versa. We take all these ingredients, stir and sift and try to figure out what we have cooking. Let's see what the 1A kitchen is putting together for us. New Ingredients from Last Week Beechwood had no trouble recovering from the... Read More →

Trinity vs. St. Xavier 2017 - Pride Week

By theguru - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: September 23, 2017 Chris Toth (502) 736-2122 TRINITY VS. ST. XAVIER 2017 - PRIDE WEEK Activities at Trinity High School the week of the Trinity-St. Xavier football game (Sept. 29) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The 2017 Trinity-St. Xavier football game will be played Friday, Sept. 29, at the University of Louisville’s Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. Kickoff is at 8 p.m. The week leading up to the game – “Pride Week” as it is... Read More →

Class 4A Notebook (9/25): The (Two) Last of the Unbeatens

By DragonFire - As we enter the last week of September and the seventh week of the regular season, 4A is down to just two unbeaten teams. The first one is obvious – defending state champion and #1 ranked Johnson Central. The Golden Eagles are 5-0, #2 in the class in both points per game and margin of victory, and haven’t lost a game before Week 10 in five years – the same amount of time since they lost a regular season 4A game. The other, could scarcely be more surprising. Many are aware by now of Logan County’s remarkable turnaround. The Cougars currently are 6-0 and in the midst of a seven game... Read More →

6A Notebook 9/25:and then there were three

By thsrocks - Three unbeaten teams remain in Class 6A. Trinity and St. Xavier meet this Friday guaranteeing one fewer undefeated teams next week. Simon Kenton hosts Class A #1 power Beechwood. In Class 6A Poll threads last week, the BluegrassPreps faithful were 4-1. This brings the season total to 36 of 41 or 87.8%. Henderson County (2-4) thrashed Ohio County (5-1)48-0. The Eagles win streak came to an abrupt halt as predicted by the BluegrassPreps voters.Simon Kenton (6-0) rallied late to defeat Highlands (2-4) 35-30. Male dispatched Butler 35-6. St. Xavier handled Pleasure Ridge Park 35-21. In the... Read More →