With Friday night upcoming, we picked a ‘dirty dozen’ of games and even provided, for the curious, the likely score. @minguabeefjerky @prepspin @MaxPreps @KyHighFootball

The Dirty Dozen is one of the greatest of all the cowboy movies. In honor of that film, KPGFootball decided to pick twelve outcomes from twelve big rivalry matchups upcoming tomorrow night. We used to do this all the time pre-COVID. Let’s see how we do. HB.

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@MCentral_FB hacking its way back up the ladder. @minguabeefjerky @PrepSpin @MaxPreps @1776Bank @KenyattaHardge #RollTribe @BradyHensley12 @coopermmullins

Many of you have read “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll. That novel introduced many of us to the character, the Cheshire Cat, who is most known for his mischievous grin. There is another mischievous grin around the Richmond, Kentucky area and he has plenty of reason to be grinning. His team is playing very well and may finish strong enough to come away with some 8th-District, Class 6A hardware. Enjoy the feature. HB.

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Is @LCA_Football the ‘best that has ever been’ in Kentucky’s Class 2A? @minguabeefjerky @PrepSpin @1776Bank @KyHighFootball @CoachDCharles

Is this team or that the best ever in Kentucky in its classification is heady and speculative talk. That aside, after the first four or so weeks of the season we have to wonder if LCA may not be the best 2A football team in Kentucky history? We believe the question is legitimate and fair. Here is our argumentative proof. HB.

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Remembering “C6H0” 100-years later… @minguabeefjerky @CentreFootball @MaxPreps @PrepSpin

Several places on the Centre College campus you will find what appears to be some elemental compound or formula for some substance on the periodic table, “C6H0.” What does it represent? Well, on October 29, 1921 it was the formula for disaster for the Harvard Crimson’s undefeated football team on New York’s “Polo Grounds.” We take a look back at this remarkable game. HB.

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In the Running…lots of performances from around Kentucky viable candidates for this week’s @minguabeefjerky ‘Protein-packed Performer’ award. @1776Bank @KyHighFootball @MaxPreps @PrepSpin

There were some exceptional performances around the commonwealth of Kentucky which will make the selection of a Mingua Beef Jerky “Protein-packed Performer” especially challenging this week. Any of the performances listed in this article could win it. All of these players have been nominated. Enjoy this look at what we found particularly noteworthy from the Kentucky high school gridiron this past weekend. HB.

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Season Openers from Around the Horn… Featured Photo: Matt Hughes/for the Messenger @minguabeefjerky @MaxPreps @PrepSpin @KyHighFootball @AdrianStringer6 @omarion_riddick @PaintsvilleFB @PikevilleHSFB @TriggFootball @toddco_football

Statistics haven’t been posted yet for many performances we would have loved to cover for you. That is the case every year as we fight to morph our coverage from the out of season stuff to the in-season content. Bear with us. Here are just a few of the exceptional and noteworthy performances from last night’s action. Enjoy. HB.

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The Preseason Top-5 in the 6A-Classification. Warning: surprises herein! @minguabeefjerky @PrepSpin @KyHighFootball @1776Bank

This is the final installment of our Preseason Top-5s for each of Kentucky’s 6-classifications. If you think this is easy, then sit right down and write 30-features defending each of the 30-teams you believe to be the best returning in ’21 from a year ago. It takes a ton of time and effort. We hope you enjoy it. Here is our look at 6A. HB.

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The Preseason Top-5 in the 5A-Classification. Some stalwarts and a surprise await you! @minguabeefjerky @PrepSpin @KyHighFootball @1776Bank

We have been projecting the top-5 team, preseason, in each of Kentucky’s six-classifications. We have been bold in some of our predictions, picking some wild cards we aren’t sure everyone would pick. Here is how we see Class 5A fleshing out. If we didn’t pick your team and you see a district opponent listed among our top-5, that means we don’t think you see round three. Let the water-cooler debates commence. HB.

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