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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

BSN Game of the Week – Class 1A #3 Hazard (5-1) at Class 1A #1 Paintsville (6-1)

Hazard’s Bailey Blair dives in for Hazard’s only score. (Photo by Brendon Miller)

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)

High School Football Week 8 Recap & KHSAA STATS

Week 8 saw some teams get back on track, some continued to get hotter and some teams fell back. One team’s dream for an undefeated season was derailed and one team is still fighting to find it’s first win after 8 grueling weeks. As the 2017 season closes in on it’s final game, some of the usual characters are still atop the football world. Continue reading High School Football Week 8 Recap & KHSAA STATS

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BSN Game of the Week – Morgan Co. at Breathitt Co.

 

BLUEGRASS SPORTS NATION HIGH SCHOOL GAME of THE WEEK – OCTOBER 6, 2017

MORGAN COUNTY COUGARS v. BREATHITT COUNTY BOBCATS
Eastern Kentucky sports media leader, BLUEGRASS SPORTS NATION has chosen at its game of the week for Friday, October 6th, as the matchup between the Morgan County Cougars and the Breathitt County Bobcats.  The Cougars and Bobcats currently sit atop Class 3A District 8, each at 2-0 in District play and this game will help determine District superiority.  The Cougars and Head Coach Mark Easterling come to Jackson off two impressive District wins over Estill County (34-8) and Magoffin County (64-46).  The Bobcats and Head Coach Kyle Moore have righted the ship after a slow start to the season and have picked up their District victories over Knott Central (50-43) and Estill County (36-22).   Continue reading BSN Game of the Week – Morgan Co. at Breathitt Co.

Week 6 in High School Football full of surprises

Powell Defeats Magoffin for 1st win of season – Photo by Brendon Miller

Week 6 is in the books and it was full of surprises. To start the excitement off Breathitt County (1-5) was off to a horrible start this season as they traveled to Knott Central (3-2) who was having a great season. Breathitt won 50-43 and showed why you play the games and don’t just go by season play thus far.  Floyd Central (4-2) was surprised at home by Pike Central 35-34. Letcher Central (0-6) continued to struggle as they ran in to a buzz saw at home losing to Perry Central (5-0) 44-34. Continue reading Week 6 in High School Football full of surprises

UK stuns South Carolina on the road 23-13

UK kicks off to start the game and South Carolina would own great field position at their own 32. On the first play of the game S.C. QB Jake Bentley hit Deebo Samuel for a 68 yard touchdown pass for a 6-0 Gamecock lead just 13 seconds in to the contest. Just 35 seconds later, S.C. picked off a Stephen Johnson pass and took over at the UK 39 yard line. After S.C. drive stalled, UK returned the favor with a Mike Edwards interception at the UK14 yard line. UK would drive the ball down the field and punch it in on a Benny Snell touchdown run at the 1:05 mark in the first quarter. The touchdown culminated a 13 play 75 yard drive. UK took the lead 7-6 with the extra point. Continue reading UK stuns South Carolina on the road 23-13

High School Football Week 5 Recap

Leslie County Smith carries the ball – Photo by Brendon Miller

Week 5 of High School Football saw a couple surprises with Floyd (4-1) falling at home to Prestonsburg (2-2) by the score of 42-22. Bell County (3-1) also took their first loss on the road at Whitley County 28-6. In other action in the BSN coverage area, Estill (1-3) continued to struggle losing a tight contest 32-30 at home to Bath County. Belfry (3-1) continued their surge with a 56-13 drilling of Pikeville. Magoffin (2-3) was dismantled by Harlan 44-12. Johnson Central (4-0) continued their run for another State Championship by hammering Moore 42-8. Jenkins (0-5) fell to Lynn Camp 47-8. Middlesboro (2-3) beat Pineville (2-3) 46-20. Paintsville (4-1) rolled against Williamsburg (3-2) 53-21. Letcher Central (0-5) is still looking for the win column after dropping their home game to Pike Central 35-28. Morgan County (1-3) put up 36 points but still lost to Shelby Valley 55-36.

(Season & Stats by Class Click Below) Continue reading High School Football Week 5 Recap

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UK battled back with win over EKU – Photo by Brendon Miller

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