To be a champion in KHSAA football, you have to play championship level defense

In the business of covering Kentucky High School football we have a term we call “Championship Level Defense.” What we say about it is simply a Kentucky high school football team will never win a championship without playing defensively like a champion. Go back through your favorite team’s statistics and see whether you team played defensively commensurate with championship level play. What is championship level defensive play? Well, this article will tell you. HB.

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Bully-ball

We are going to say something here with which Isaac Dixon, who we know well, would readily agree. He doesn’t gain 228-yards rushing on 15 carries and walk away from Kroger Field with the Class 3A, State Championship Game MVP hardware without Ethan “Big E” Wolford and the rest of “Haywood’s Hogs.” In a game dominated by grown men able to move the unwilling from A to B despite the latter’s protestations, Belfry reinforces the adage one has to “run

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Charles Andrew “Genny” Collins approaching “record” year…

Charles Andrew “Genny” Collins is on the cusp of eclipsing a Kentucky High School rushing record for yards per rushing attempt over the course of a year. The mark is presently held by Taveon Hunter who averaged 16.47-yards per rushing attempt over the course of 78-carries. The mark was formerly held by Ryan Timmons of Franklin County who averaged 15.73-yards per carry the year he set the record. What is Geeny doing? We have it for you right inside this

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Saturday Special…After last night’s @KyHighFootball action, what we think we now know!

Well for those wondering, it was a wild and woolly Friday night of football around Kentucky. Saturday night will be exciting too. Here are some of the games from around Kentucky which resonated with KPGFootball and what we know or think we know after two games played. Enjoy the article and some of you won’t.

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Injury news from around the commonwealth…

Some pretty significant players from across Kentucky are nursing some injuries which could possibly impact their teams’ performances in 2019. Here are just a few of the more notable players reported as having sustained injury to KPGFootball. We are sure there are more. We can’t report on what we aren’t told. HB.

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Coach Lyon’s Class 3A preseason top-10 football poll…

Someone contacted old Coach Lyon and asked when we were going to put out our preseason top-10 football polls for each classification. Well, today seemed like as good a day as any to continue the tradition. Since KPGFootball started with the top classification when picking district winners, this time we started with Class 1A and yesterday we projected Class 2A. Today we give you our projections for the next classification up from the lowest one, here is Class 3A!

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And so it begins…July 22…

Today, all over Kentucky, is the first day teams have been able to wear what the KHSAA calls “shells.” What gear constitutes “shells” is set out in Bylaw 23 and its subparts. “Shells” are defined as shorts, helmet, and shoulder pads. Judging from some social media postings we have viewed in advance of today, some of you were confused as to exactly when you could add shoulder pads to your practice equipment. We watched one middle school video of a

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Mountain Teams converge on Richmond, Kentucky for EKU’s Passing League Tournament…Here was our take on the Bobcats

We traveled with Breathitt County to EKU’s Passing League Tournament and were pleased with what we saw. First of all, this isn’t the type of event at which any Bobcat football team is going to be too proficient. It really doesn’t fit with what generally constitutes the strength of the Breathitt attack. That aside, there were some really good things we saw and we thought you would want to know. We have also included some commentary on a Pikeville squad

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Grayson Cook pushes his announcement date to July 18

Grayson Cook, quietly and while many of us had diverted our attentions, pushed his commitment announcement from the 12th of July to the 18th. Should this be of concern to the team located in Colorado Springs, Colorado? Check out this article as we check in with 2020’s top OLB/DE prospect and what, if anything, his pushing his announcement to the 18th means for the Air Force Academy, or any other school pressing for a commitment from this prospect.

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@AF_Falcons (Air Force Academy) swooping into @KyHighFootball looking for Backers

Here are two linebacker prospects in the Class of 2020 on whom KPGFootball has been very high for years. Well it looks as though a certain service academy which thrives on being excellent in all they do agrees with our evaluation concerning these two players. Enjoy this article about two Kentucky players who are flying-high!

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