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Bell falls 32-6 to Corbin by Anthony Cloud

(Reprinted from Monday)  

Zachery tackle – Photo by Anthony Cloud

Bell County’s season came to an end on Friday in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs. The Bobcats fought through injuries and kept the game close for a half before Corbin pulled away for a 32-6 victory. Bell County ends the year with a 7-5 record while going 2-3 in the district.

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HS Football Playoffs – 2nd week offers no surprises

Powell comes back to defeat Casey Co. – Photo by Larry Robinson

The second round of the 2017 High School Football Playoffs went exactly as planned as all the Mountain favorites won their games. There was one pleasant surprise as Powell County used a goal line stand as time expired to defeat Casey County 44-41 to set up a home match against Corbin. Continue reading HS Football Playoffs – 2nd week offers no surprises

BATTLE OF THE BOBCATS: BELL COUNTY DEFEATS BREATHITT COUNTY 48-8 IN THE KHSAA CLASS 3 STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS.

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Bell vs Breathitt – Photo by Brendon Miller

The regular season of KHSAA high school football has concluded, and the playoffs have begun.  Bluegrass Sports Nation continues our game of the week coverage, with the coverage of the state football high school playoffs.  Tonight’s game of the week featured the battle of the Bobcats, Bell County vs Breathitt County competing in the class 3A playoffs.  Both programs were once prominent programs with both winning several State Championships in Football, but have struggled recently.  Bell County entered tonight’s game with a six win and four loss season, finishing in fourth place of their district.  Breathitt County struggled early in the season losing the first five games, before winning four out of the next five.  Breathitt County finished the regular season with a four win and six loss campaign, finishing as the district runner up.   Continue reading BATTLE OF THE BOBCATS: BELL COUNTY DEFEATS BREATHITT COUNTY 48-8 IN THE KHSAA CLASS 3 STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS.

High School Football Playoffs underway

Bell County traveled to Breathitt for a road win in Class 3A Playoffs – Photo by Brendon Miller

The 2017 High School Football Playoffs are underway and several teams hopes of a State title have already come to an end. The favorites have advanced as expected with Belfry, Corbin and Johnson Central all advancing. Here is a look at what took place in the first round of each Class involving BSN teams; Continue reading High School Football Playoffs underway

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Taveon Hunter scores for Belfry against Johnson Central – Photo by Brendon Miller

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HS Football – With the regular season over, Post Season fun is about to start

Kevin Browning of the Belfry Pirates – Photo by Brendon Miller

It seems just like yesterday that the High School Football season started. 11 weeks later, the regular season is over and now the real fun begins as dozens of teams in the State have visions of making a run for a State Title in one of 6 Classes. Several Mountain teams are ready for their moment in the spotlight. Some teams are coming in red hot and some favorites are struggling at the wrong time. Continue reading HS Football – With the regular season over, Post Season fun is about to start

Battle of the Best – Johnson Central travels to Belfry in Battle of States best teams

Taveon Hunter breaks loose for a touchdown score – photo by Brendon Miller

Belfry played host to the 2016 State Champions, Johnson Central, in what is a battle of two of the top teams in their respective classes. Belfry enters the game 8-1 and the top team in Class 3A, with their only loss being to West Virginia power Huntington on opening night. Since their opening night loss, Belfry has manhandled the rest of their schedule to a tune of 8 straight wins. Belfry has scored 403 points for a 50.6 per game average while giving up 96 points for a 12 point per game average. Continue reading Battle of the Best – Johnson Central travels to Belfry in Battle of States best teams

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UK loses big in a disappointing game vs Miss. St. (Photo by Mont Dawson)

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Bluegrass Sports Nation HS Football Week 9 Recap 10-13-17

Tyrese Allen, Paintsville’s 6’4″ 290 pound running back was a load to bring down. (Photo by Brendon Miller)

Not much changed this week with the top teams in the BSN coverage area. As teams tune up for their runs at a State Tournament, some have put themselves in tougher positions than others. As expected, the teams that advanced deep in the playoffs last season are once again at the top of their game and ready for the battle that is playoff football. Continue reading Bluegrass Sports Nation HS Football Week 9 Recap 10-13-17