College Football – UK travels to Tennessee to get back on track

Lexington, KY – Michael Willis – Bluegrass Sports Nation Columnist – 11-8-18

Game Preview: Kentucky (7-2) vs. Tennessee (4-5)

This week the Kentucky Wildcats will be traveling to Knoxville to take on the Tennessee Volunteers. The loss to Georgia has the Kentucky fans and players looking for something to lift their spirits and a win at Tennessee could be it. Tennessee may be considered Kentucky’s biggest football rival outside of the Kentucky/Louisville game and for many years the Volunteers thumped the Wildcats. However, the Cats seemed to pull past the Vols and go into Saturday’s game looking for their second win in a row. Continue reading College Football – UK travels to Tennessee to get back on track

High School Football – Hazard Will Face Williamsburg in What Could Be a Shootout in the Second Round

November 8, 2018 – Hazard, Kentucky – JJ Baker – Bluegrass Sports Nation – Hazard Football Columnist

One thing that that the Williamsburg Yellow Jackets have done this year is find the end zone. With one of the most potent offenses in the state, the Bulldog defense will be tested all night long in the second round of the KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Classic this Friday night in Williamsburg. Continue reading High School Football – Hazard Will Face Williamsburg in What Could Be a Shootout in the Second Round

High School Football – Battle of the Bobcats with a Regional Final on the Line

Kyle Moore and Dudley Hilton – Photo by Brendon Miller – BSN

November 8, 2018 – CASEY ALLEN – Bluegrass Sports Nation Breathitt Football Columnist      

       If I were to ask you, “Who comes to mind when I say Eastern Kentucky High School Football?”  Most of you would have similar answers.  In fact, most of you would have two programs on your lists, the Bell County Bobcats and the Breathitt County Bobcats.  The two programs have more in common than just their mascots. Continue reading High School Football – Battle of the Bobcats with a Regional Final on the Line

College Basketball – Battle of Bluebloods not much of a battle as Duke destroys UK

Duke dismantles UK in Champions Classic – Photo by Brendon Miller – BSN

DUKE TRIO OF WILLIAMSON, BARRET, AND REDDISH COMBINE FOR 83 POINTS, EMBARASSING THE CATS BY 34 POINTS IN THE CLOSING GAME OF THE CHAMPIONS CLASSIC.  DUKE 118  KENTUCKY 84.

David Leveridge- Bluegrass Sports Nation- Kentucky Basketball Beat Reporter – November 6th, 2018- Indianapolis, Indiana

The day has finally arrived, Kentucky vs Duke will help tipoff the 2018-2019 season in the primetime game of ESPN’s Champions Classic.  Throughout the summer and into the preseason, the sports world has been divided on who has the best Basketball team in the country.  Kentucky traveled to the Atlantis Resort in Nassau, Bahamas dominating competition throughout the world during a four game scrimmage.  Continue reading College Basketball – Battle of Bluebloods not much of a battle as Duke destroys UK

College Basketball – KANSAS SURVIVES MICHIGAN STATE IN CHAMPIONS CLASSIC

Kansas holds on to defeat Michigan St in Champions Classic – Photo by Brendon Miller – BSN

David Leveridge- Bluegrass Sports Nation – 11- 6-2018

Indianapolis, Indiana- College Basketball is officially back!  In the opening games of the 2018-2019 NCAA college Basketball season, the sports world turns its attention to the Banker’s Life Field house in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The Champions Classic is being held tonight in an event with four top ten ranked teams, all capable of making a deep run during March Madness.  Continue reading College Basketball – KANSAS SURVIVES MICHIGAN STATE IN CHAMPIONS CLASSIC

College Football – Georgia Defeats Kentucky: Breaks Hope of SEC Championship

UK Falls to Georgia

November 3rd – Lexington, KY – Michael Willis – Contributing Columnist Bluegrass Sports Nation

The setup for a historic night for Kentucky Football was perfect. The weather was beautiful, Kroger Field was packed, and SEC Nation was in town. However, the Georgia Bulldogs had other plans for the Wildcats. With the SEC East Championship on the line the Bulldogs ran their game plan better than the Wildcats and won 34 to 17. Continue reading College Football – Georgia Defeats Kentucky: Breaks Hope of SEC Championship

HS Football – Survive and Advance: Hazard Explodes for 51 Points Against the Green Dragons

November 2, 2018 – Hazard, Kentucky – JJ Baker – Bluegrass Sports Nation – Hazard Football Columnist

The first round of the KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl got underway this week and it saw the Hazard Bulldogs rack up 45 points the first half and 51 points for the game against the Green Dragons of Harlan. After a shaky start on special teams and a great play by a Harlan receiver, the Bulldogs righted the ship and handled the Green Dragons with relative ease. Continue reading HS Football – Survive and Advance: Hazard Explodes for 51 Points Against the Green Dragons

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