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UK jumps out 3-0 then “ROLL TIDE” happened


Kentucky at Alabama – Bryant-Denny Stadium; Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Oct. 1, 2016

Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky is 2-3, 1-2 in the Southeastern Conference. No. 1 Alabama is 5-0 overall and 2-0 in the SEC.
  • Alabama leads the all-time series in games played, 37-2-1, including a 9-0 mark in games played in Tuscaloosa.
  • Kentucky will return to action Sat. Oct. 8, playing at Vanderbilt at 4 p.m. in Commonwealth Stadium. The game will be televised on the SEC Network and broadcast on the UK Sports Radio Network.

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UK Football team appears to be in total disarray

UK has broke with what they have been doing the past couple years by opening this season with two losses. After a good first half at home against Southern Miss, where they held a 35-17 lead. Since then, they have been outscored 72-7 in losing at Florida 45-7 following a 44-35 debacle at home to Southern Miss. Southern Miss outscored the Wildcats 27-0 to pull of a 44-35 win in Commonwealth Stadium. Continue reading UK Football team appears to be in total disarray


RICHMOND, Ky. – Forty-eight unanswered points and three defensive touchdowns helped the Eastern Kentucky University football team to a 55-14 win over the University of Pikeville in Thursday’s home opener at Roy Kidd Stadium.

GAME PHOTOS by Brendon Miller

GAME PHOTOS by Ron Hamblin

The Colonels’ three pick sixes all came in the third quarter, as EKU put the game out of reach. Redshirt senior running back Jared Sanders carried the load on offense, finishing with a career-high 100 yards on 16 carries. Continue reading DEFENSE HELPS EKU TO 55-14 WIN OVER UPIKE IN HOME OPENER

Bluegrass Sports Nation Super 7

Here is this weeks Super “7” Rankings. Tell us what you think.

Class 1A SUPER “7”

Nothing changed as all 7 teams won this weekend. Hazard looked impressive against Letcher Central and Harlan shined against out of state power Thomas Walker, Va.  Beechwood continues to be the team to beat and the number 1 ranking is theirs until someone knocks them off.

  1. Beechwood Tigers (2-0)(Week 3 Defeated Somerset 29-7)(Last week 1)
  2. Russellville Panthers (3-0)(Week 3 Defeated Butler County 50-42)(2)
  3. Paintsville Tigers (3-0)(Week 3 Defeated Pikeville 40-28)(3)
  4. Hazard Bulldogs (3-0)(Week 3 Defeated Letcher Central 23-19)(4)

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Bluegrass Sports Nation SUPER “7”

Class 1A SUPER “7”

1. Pikeville Panthers (13-2; 1A State Champion) –
Reigning State Champs will test themselves early and often with one of the tougher schedules in 1A. They play up in class opponents in their non-district schedule. Sept. 16 they will host defending 3A champ Belfry. They lost to Belfry in 2015 where Pikeville looked overmatched and they will be looking to get even with Belfry. Pikeville is worthy of pre-season #1. Continue reading Bluegrass Sports Nation SUPER “7”