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Bluegrass Sports Nation High School Football Wrap-up – Week ending 9-22-18

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Below is a wrap-up of the 13 teams we cover. Enjoy!! Continue reading Bluegrass Sports Nation High School Football Wrap-up – Week ending 9-22-18

High School Football – Where is your team playing this weekend, Where do they rank? 9-19-18

Bobcats look to continue their run at Home – Photo by Brendon Miller – BSN

Ron Hamblin – Bluegrass Sports Nation Editor – Jackson, KY

1A Hazard (2-1) plays at home and tries to get back on track after a tough loss to Somerset. The Bulldogs host 2A Prestonsburg (0-4). Prestonsburg has not had the start new Head Coach Brandon Brewer wanted and this matchup with Hazard will not help things.
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UK with streak busting win at #25 Florida, Drain the swamp!!!

UK battled Florida in the Swamp – Photo by Chris Wiley

Article by Ron Hamblin – Bluegrass Sports Nation Columnist 9-8-18
Jackson, KY / Photos by Chris Wiley BSN/SVA Photographer

PHOTOS HERE
UK has lost 31 straight games to the Florida Gators. The Wildcats ended that streak in fine fashion with a 27-16 score. Kentucky trailed 10-7 to the Gators before taking control with a 14 point outburst in the 3rd quarter. Florida scored late in the 4th to make it 21-16. Kentucky was led by a balanced rushing attack led by Benny Snell who had 27 carries for 175 yards. Terry Wilson had 10 Carries for 105 yards and one score. Wilson also completed 11 of 16 passes for 151 yards and 2 touchdowns and one pick. UK would finish off the game with a sack of Florida QB F. Frank who fumbled. UK’s D. Robinson picked up the fumble and ran it in for a score. UK finally has drained the Swamp and ending 31 straight games. 

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High School Football – Mountain Teams have rough night

Mountain Teams have rough night – Photo by Ron Hamblin

It was a rough night for Mountain teams this weekend as 6 of the 13 teams in the Bluegrass Sports Nation coverage area took a loss. Estill County & Breathitt County got their first wins and Perry Central remained unbeaten. Prestonsburg, Leslie & Letcher Central ended the weekend looking for their first win. Here is a recap of Friday Night’s Action. Continue reading High School Football – Mountain Teams have rough night

High School Football – Who is playing Who tonight?

BSN covers 13 High School Football teams each week across the Region. – Photo Ron Hamblin

9-7-18 – Article by Ron Hamblin – Bluegrass Sports Nation

Bluegrass Sports News will be out and about in force tonight as all 13 teams in our coverage area will be playing. Below is a quick overview of games to be played tonight.
Teams in BSN coverage area:
(Powell County, Estill County, Prestonsburg, Johnson Central, Breathitt County, Letcher Central, Leslie County, Perry Central, Corbin, Morgan, Knott Central, Magoffin County & Hazard)

Estill County 3A (0-2) at Boyd County 4A (2-0) Estill is off to a rough start with two blowout losses to Paintsville 58-0 and Western Hills 50-15. Things do not get any easier as the Engineers travel to Boyd County. Continue reading High School Football – Who is playing Who tonight?

High School Football Week 3 Wrap up 9-3-18

Corbin runs their record to 3-0. Photo by Ashley Norvell

Several great games this week end across the region despite torrential rains. The soggy conditions didn’t stop Perry Central’s Jayden Neace, the State leader in rushing yards with an astounding 870 yards and 14 touchdowns. Breathitt played a tough Floyd Central team right down to the wire and Powell County suffered their first loss under Coach Kincaid. Here is a recap of each game.
(As of press time most teams had not submitted their stats)

  • Floyd Central 28 @ Breathitt 22 (View Article Here)
  • Corbin traveled to Pulaski County and came away with a 47 – 20 win. Corbin has played 3 tough games to start the season and sit at 3-0.
  • Magoffin got their first win with a 41-0 win over East Ridge
  • Hazard traveled to Letcher Central and came away with a 43-14 win behind 3 touchdown passes from QB Bailey Blair. RB Skylar Pelfrey also had 3 rushing touchdowns. (View Article Here)
  • Johnson Central defeated Henry Clay 33-21
  • Williamsburg defeated Leslie County 40-30
  • Perry Central traveled to Knott Central and broke open a 13-12 halftime score for a 34-12 win behind State rushing leader, Jayden Neace. (View Article Here)
  • Morgan defeated Jenkins 44-0 behind QB Adkins 3 touchdown passes and 3 more rushing touchdowns.
  • Powell traveled to Bath County and took on their first loss of the season by the score of 40-13. Top ten rusher in the State, Nathan Skidmore was held to 18 carries for 98 yards and a touchdown. Skidmore now has 571 yards on 72 carries for 5 touchdowns. 
  • Estill County was off this week

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