Middlesboro came close to shaking up the 2A playoffs on Friday when they traveled Prestonsburg. The Yellow Jackets fought hard in the first half taking a one-point lead heading into halftime. Continue reading Middlesboro eliminated by Blackcats
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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.
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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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
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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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
In a rematch of last years Semi State Tournament, Coach Mark Dixon’s Hazard Bulldogs traveled to Paintsville to take on Coach Joe Chirico’s Paintsville Tigers. Both teams were trying to fine tune their teams for a run at a State Title. Paintsville was riding a four game winning streak which included back to back road wins at Lawrence County and at Fairview. Hazard had won three in a row after a disappointing loss to Somerset. Hazard is trying to make it back to the State Finals again and Paintsville wants to get their themselves and consider Hazard a huge roadblock. Continue reading BSN Game of the Week – Class 1A #3 Hazard (5-1) at Class 1A #1 Paintsville (6-1)
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