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Bluegrasspreps' Football Rankings (9/28)

By Ram - Is Paintsville or Beechwood #1 in Class 1A? That is the agonizing question for our rankings team this week. Beechwood holds on to #1 again this week. But for how long? Raceland and Russellville flip spots this week, but was Raceland more impressive than Russelville? Or did Russellville just deliver a lackluster performance? Other than Raceland and Russellville, all Class 1A rankings this week echo last week's. DeSales remains atop the Class 2A rankings this week. But there are still strong arguments to be made that Mayfield should be the #1 team. Teams in 2A performed as expected this... Read More →


Class 5A Notebook (9-28): Who's Getting it Done at the Half-Way Point

By Ram - After the half-way point of the season it appears the top teams are clearer. For the third week in a row, the top 5 teams in Class 5A are going to say the same and the top 10 teams are pretty secure. This week, we do have one match up that could shake things up a little: #3 Owensboro vs. #6 Christian County. Will Owensboro be able to prove they are the number three team in Class 5A? Or, will they be exposed by a very good Christian County team? Bowling Green will have a slow week at the office, facing an outmatched Grayson County team. This may the week the Purples work on some... Read More →


Eastern Kentucky Power Rankings Week 6

By ATLCat - 10. Corbin (3A, 3-3)- The Hounds dropped their third straight game, but it was a pretty strong showing against a very good Mayfield team. As predicted Corbin struggled through a 3 game stretch of intense competition, but at the same time Corbin fans have to feel pretty good as they have shown great improvement. Jackson County should give the confidence spike needed heading into their huge war with Bell County. 9. Pikeville (1A, 4-2)- Speaking of confidence builder the Panthers put 68 on South Floyd and nursed a few bumps and bruises heading into essentially their District Championship... Read More →


Class 2A Notebook (9-28-15): Putting The Puzzle Together

By ATLCat - We now venture into the heart of District Play where the games matter most for playoff seeding. This past weekend's slate helped put two very important corner pieces in the place as we begin to piece the 2A Playoff Puzzle together, we also had some other questions answered as well through a few high profile Non-District games. Owensboro Catholic Aces Test With respect to the other teams in the District, Owensboro Catholic essentially claimed the District Title in District 2 with their impressive 53-14 seal clubbing of #9 Butler County. Ray Zuberer tossed for 337 yards and 6 TD's and... Read More →



Western Kentucky Power Ranking - 09/27/15

By Purple88 - BluegrassPreps 2015 Western Kentucky Power Rankings – Week 5 Edition Concerning the top story line for this week: Rain, Rain go away! After a beautiful fall week last week, mother-nature decided to dump buckets of rain on most Kentucky football fields this past Friday night. Some teams turned the ball over significantly more than usual, but some teams handled the rain like ducks. Also, District play started for some with Huge games already complete. Everyone will be in District play by this week’s games! Popcorn N Coke Top 10 Version – Week 5: 1. Bowling Green 5A (5-1): Win 42-6... Read More →


The Lexington/Central Kentucky Power Rankings – Sept. 27 Sponsored by Jess-105.9

By Bluegrasscard - The Lexington/Central Kentucky Power Rankings – Sept. 27 Sponsored by Jess-105.9 The Rankings 10) Henry Clay (6A / 3 – 2 / Streak 1L / Next Opp: Pulaski County) The Blue Devils lost Lafayette 48 to 34 this past week. They stay in the ranking but only because the likely replacements were having bad weeks. Henry Clay is a good team but they are not currently in the top of the 6A pile as losses to St. X and Lafayette show. The Blue Devils have a tough stretch in their schedule that starts with a strong 5A Pulaski County team and then district games against Scott County, a surging... Read More →


3A Notebook - Caldwell County Takes a Big Step

By gchs_uk9 - Caldwell Beats Tilghman, Stakes Claim to Tops in Region I On opening night, Caldwell County found themselves unranked. The Tigers, a steady presence near the top of Class 2A for the last several years, were making the move to 3A and were something of an unknown, having to replace several key players including Mr. Football Elijah Sindelar. What a difference a few weeks make. After losing their opener to Christian County late, Caldwell (5-1) has reeled off five consecutive wins and will likely now find themselves ranked in the top four in Class 3A. That position was cemented with a 48-27... Read More →


1A Notebook 9-23-15 - Losses but No Gains

By Voice of Reason - Last week there were some big games in 1A. Three of the top 5 in the rankings took it on the chin. Those losses gave us more insight into how 1A might shake out as the year goes on. Despite the losses to some top teams, none of the teams ranked lower were able to make any gains in the rankings. Some of that was due to the losses being to high quality opponents. Some of that was due to the teams wanting to move up did not make a strong enough impression in their games to move up. Our top ranked Beechwood Tigers lost in rather clearcut fashion to their neighborhood rival 5A Covington... Read More →


Best In The Bluegrass: Week 5 (Thanks for the help, guys)!

By Nathaniel Bryan - Thanks (SERIOUSLY) for your additions. NB Anyhoo ... PASSING - Boyle County's Josiah Robbins was 13-of-15 passing for 268 yards and six touchdowns -- in just the first half -- in a 48-14 win against Collins. - Bryan Station senior quarterback Andre Davis was 17-of-25 passing for 298 yards and four touchdowns in a 54-14 win at Meade County. Davis also ran for two touchdowns. - Bullitt Central quartervack Cameron Dukes passed for 445 yards and two touchdowns (but also ran for 115 yards and a touchdown) in the loss to Spencer County. - Butler County's Rex Henderson was 13-of-17 passing... Read More →


6A Notebook Week 5 - Statistically Speaking who can compete?

By CoachBuckett - As we approach district play portion of the season have we reached two horse race with in Class 6A? Do we not have anyone that wants to upset the establishment? So this week I have decided to place a Classified Ad to find a team that will take out the mighty duo in Jefferson County. Is there anyone that can knock off Male and Trinity besides themselves? Here is a look at the Top 2 teams in 6A. Male Has already proven they can beat Trinity. They defeated the Rocks two weeks ago. They remain undefeated on the year and have done it with both offense and defense. Offensively they are... Read More →


NKY Power Rankings 09-21-15 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! 52403 THE RANKINGS: 10) Lloyd Memorial (2A / 3-1) – The Juggernauts had this past week off but are currently still holding on to the #10 spot in NKY. Lloyd will host 3A Garrard County this week in Erlanger. The Golden Lions have a 4-1 record coming into the game on Friday. 9) Scott (4A / 4-1) – Scott beat 2A... Read More →


Bluegrasspreps' Football Rankings (9/21)

By Ram - Class 1A remains the same 1-9 this week despite a great argument for Beechwood to lose their number one spot after losing to Covington Catholic. Likewise, there was a good argument for Russellville to move up. In the end, the three teams in the top five lost to quality oppents and kept their position. Your top 3 are #1 Beechwood, #2 Paintsville and #3 Pikeville. Bethlehem, though, drops out of the top 10 after the loss last week to Kentucky Country Day, replaced by Bishop Brossart. In Class 2A, the rankings 1-7 remain the same, even with strong consideration given to moving Mayfield... Read More →


Class 2A Notebook (9-21-15): The Triage Of Mid-Season

By ATLCat - I honestly think my wife is the only person I know who still watches ABC's Grey's Anatomy. Just yesterday she reminded me to be sure to set the DVR to ensure it records the season premier this week. In honor of my wife, and the compelling storylines of this past Friday's action I find it fitting to highlight all the McSteamy action we witnessed. Colts Pull Up Lame DeSales enjoyed the cat bird seat in 2A all by their lonesome for one week. Following the Mayfield loss to McCracken County last week the Colts were the unanimous choice in the Bluegrasspreps.com 2A Rankings. Between a very... Read More →


Class 4A Football Notebook (9/20): Moving Week

By DragonFire - No, not last week, though there was some movement, but this week will be moving week. After weeks of playing other classes, we finally get to see almost every team mix it up with someone else in Class 4A, , and that includes a pair of top 10 matchups from District 4. The marquee game will be #6 Shelby County at #4 Franklin County. Franklin County was more or less expected to do well, starting the year at #6 and moving up slowly behind their 5-0 record and 43 points per game offensive scoring output. They come in off a strong victory over 5A #8 Anderson County, 33-30. Shelby... Read More →


Class 5A Notebook (9-20): Sometimes Stability is Difficult to find

By Ram - Sta-bi-lize verb verb: stabilize; 3rd person present: Stabilizes; past tense: stabilized; past participle: stabilized; gerund or present participle: stabilizing; verb: stabilize; 3rd person present: stabilizes; past tense: stabilized; past participle: stabilized; gerund or present participle: stabilizing Make or become unlikely to give way or overturn. “the craft was stabilized by throwing out the raining ballast” Make or become unlikely to change, fail or decline. “an emergency program designed to stabilize the economy” Read More →


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