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Inside the 5th Region (12/26/16)

By PurplePride92 - There has been a surprise or two to start the season in the 5th Region. North Hardin stumbled out of the gate as did Taylor County and both appear to be righting the ship. Bardstown has gotten off to the start we expected from them and Adair County only has one loss at the moment. Bethlehem and Larue County are still undefeated. John Hardin was undefeated until they faced Central Hardin along with a couple of games immediately after that but have turned things around. Lots of season left for what looks to be a very competitive chase for the crown of 5th Region champion! 1. Bardstown... Read More →

Inside the 15th Region (12-26-16)

By 15th Region - Overview: As the competition picks up, we have some change near the top after four weeks of play. Highlights include: Timmy Dalton of Lawrence County and his continued assault on the record books, Mason Blair and Cole Crace making their case as the best back court in the state, and some middle of the pack teams being better than expected. The 15th Region is getting good as teams gear up for post-Christmas tournaments! Here is our updated rankings: 1. Johnson Central (9-1) The Golden Eagles traveled to Raceland for the Derby Classic in week four and came away with the championship. In... Read More →

Inside the 12th Region 12/25/16 - Week 4

By SHS Future - 12th Region Christmas Addition Merry Christmas and Happy holidays to everyone on BluegrassPreps!! I hope that Red Ryder BB Gun you asked for was under the tree this morning. Christmas is the season that friends and families get together to spend time with one another and money on each other. Some of us also spend hours on BGPs talking high school basketball. Well, sit back, let that Christmas diner digest, and read through this weeks 12th Region Rankings and Review. 12th Region Rankings: Read More →

Inside the 16th Region - Week 4

By All State Baseball - 1.Boyd County (8-1): The Lions made the long haul across country to Las Vegas NV to participate in the Jerry Tarkanian Classic @ Bishop Gorman NV. The Lions opened up with Campbell County Wyoming and really didnt have a problem with Campbell County on their way to a 81-52 victory. The Lions moved on to face Leuzinger CA in a game that the Lion faithful are hoping to soon forget as Leuzinger CA cruised past Boyd County with ease 82-39. Boyd County would re-group and win their next two games in the Tarkanian Classic, defeating Layton Christian UT and San Bernardino CA, to move to 8-1 on the... Read More →

BGP Girls Christmas Wrap Up

By Jesse James - The Christmas break is upon us and we have seen a lot of good basketball so far in the 2016-17 season. This will be different than my last articles as we just kinda recap some of the highlights and some shout outs to different teams. This past week saw a Traditional Bank Holiday Classic tourney at Lexington Catholic. Tony and the guys at Catholic always run a first class event. This year the match ups were great and featured some of the best teams in Kentucky. Butler came out on top with a well deserved victory over a really good Manual team. Jaelynn Penn was name MVP. Some standouts... Read More →

Inside the 14th Region - Week 4

By All State Baseball - 1.Knott County Central (8-3): The Patriots remain at 1 this week despite dropping 2 straight games in the Farmers National Bank Classic @ Mercer County. The losses came to Muhlenberg County 75-71 and Louisville Eastern 76-46. The Patriots loss to Louisville Eastern is their 2nd big loss on the season, in front of the 82-59 defeat at the hands of Scott County. 2.Perry County Central (6-3): The Commodores took a 3 game win streak into the Smokey Mountains of Tennessee for the annual Smokey Mountain Classic @ Gatlinburg TN. The Commodores opened up with Unitah UT and didnt really have any... Read More →

Inside the 6th Region (12/21/2016)

By coachlee - Week 3 is a bit late to press to capture the final games of some of the tournaments held recently. No 6th region team remains undefeated, but Fern Creek still remains on top after an impressive showing at the KOB. Valley moves up to the #2 ranking after continuing their winning ways. 1) Fern Creek (9-1)- The Tigers were the only team in the 6th yet to lose when the week started, but the Tigers went 4-1 with their lone loss to Trinity who avenged losing to Fern Creek a week earlier. After beating Male before the KOB, the Tigers went 3-1 with wins over highly ranked teams Christian... Read More →

Inside the 16th Region - Week 3

By All State Baseball - 1.Boyd County (7-1): The Lions roared past previously #1 West Carter 91-59 last week, ending the Comets #1 ranking and keeping the Lions undefeated streak going. Boyd County defeated Campbell County Wyoming 81-52 in the Tarkanian Classic @ Bishop Gorman NV. That was just one of 4 games for the Lions. Well see how well they performed in one of the biggest tournaments nationally, in next weeks rankings. 2.Elliott County (6-0): Elliott County Lions keep on roaring and roaring loud as they continue their undefeated streak, pushing it to 6-0 after winning the Hi-Tech Signs/Graphix Holiday... Read More →

Inside the 4th Region (12/20/16)

By DragonFire - Fourth Region Rankings 1) Bowling Green (7-1) - 12/13 66-59 W #5 Greenwood, 12/17 60-50 W Doss (at Fairdale), 12/18 69-67 W Ballard (at Fairdale), 12/19 66-83 L Berkmar (GA) (at Fairdale) Previous Rank: 1 This Week: 12/20 vs. Covington Catholic (at Fairdale) After thoroughly dominating the competition through their first four games, the past 8 days have represented a slight coming back to the pack for BG. They are still the surefire #1 team, but received a serious test from Greenwood, and picked up tight wins over Doss and Ballard before finally running out of steam in their third... Read More →

Inside the 14th Region - Week 3

By All State Baseball - Another wild week of high school basketball took place last week. Lets take a look back at the action in the 14th region. 1.Knott County Central (8-1): After suffering an embarrassing 82-59 loss to Scott County in the Peggy Moore Memorial Classic @ Breathitt County, the Patriots re-grouped and picked up 3 consecitive wins, defeating Hazard 78-49, Pike Central 85-45 and traveling down the road to Cordia and defeating the Lions 82-70. Senior guard, Austin Combs has scored 37 points combine to led the Patriots to 2 of those 3 wins. 2.Perry County Central (5-1): The Commodores have... Read More →

12th Region Rankings and Review - Week 3

By SHS Future - 12th Region Rankings and Review – Week 3 Let the Christmas Tournaments begin!! Last week we saw some early season district match-ups in the 46th and 47th Districts. The next two weeks teams throughout the region will be traveling across the state to play in Christmas tournaments. It’s the most wonderful time of the year so enjoy the many games being played in and around your area. Here are this week’s 12th Region rankings and review. 12th Region Rankings: 1) Pulaski County (6-2) – The Maroons won three of four games this past week but lost Steven Fitzgerald for a few weeks due... Read More →

10th Region Recap and Rankings - 12/19

By mcpapa - While the 10th may not be one of the Commonwealth's powerhouse regions, the first quarter of the season has been both unpredictable and competitive. At least a half dozen squads look to have the talent and coaching to make a serious run at Rupp come tourney time. Here is this week's recap, beginning with the always-a-crapshoot regional rankings. 1. Campbell County (6-1, 2-1 region). The Camels came off the puzzling loss at Bracken County with three quality wins last week. Three Camels hit double figures as the Camels blitzed the Paris Greyhounds, 80-53, getting 13 from Cole Hegyi and... Read More →

Inside the 13th Region (12-19-16)

By Les - 1. Harlan County (8-0 overall, 4-0 vs. 13th Region competition) The Black Bears remained unbeaten after defeating Barbourville (78-43), Lee, Va. (54-42) and Harlan (77-43). Their 8-0 start is ranks second best in school history, ranking behind their 11-0 start to begin the 2012-13 campaign. Just how good is Harlan County? The Black Bears now have four players averaging double figures in points scored Cameron Carmical (18.9), Treyce Spurlock (15.3), Tyrese Simmons (12.4) and Anthony Nolan (10.8). 2. Corbin (4-0, 1-0) The Redhounds only played one game this past week, but it was a big... Read More →

Inside the 9th Region (12/19)

By Walter - Usually not much movement in the rankings during this time of the year, as most teams are playing in holiday tournaments around the state, but we do have a few changes in the rankings this week at the bottom of the top 10: 1. Covington Catholic (7-1) The Colonels got dealt their first defeat of the season in a road loss to Cincinnati Moeller (60-51) despite AJ Mayer posting a double double of 10 points, 18 rebounds. Scott Ruthsatz team has responded nicely, however, with wins over North Hardin (60-33) and Franklin-Simpson (79-71) to advance to the King of the Bluegrass semi finals. CJ... Read More →

11th Region Week 3 Recap and Rankings

By mooremiller31 - Another week has come and gone in the 11th Region and things are starting to shake out more and more. At this point 4 teams look to be legitimate contenders to win the region while the rest are on the outside looking in at this point. Christmas tournaments give us a chance to see how our region teams stack up across the state and give us a glimpse into what to expect down the stretch. Team Of The Week Lexington Catholic - Big week for the Knights!! Huge region win against the preseason region favorite, Scott County, which I'm not sure many people other then the Catholic supporters saw... Read More →