Markezz Hightower is probably the best RB in Kentucky in the ’26 class. He comes from a line of RB’s we have featured and who have also won MVP in the Kentucky-Tennessee Future Stars Classic. Markezz is the little brother of Jeriah Hightower, who we covered ad nauseam when he was a prep RB for the Maroons before his moving on to play for EKU. Get on by one of our fine branches today and discover why Independence Bank’s people, products, and services have started a revolution in the Kentucky financial services industry. HB.
Daulton “Bubba” Tarter is long the very best and brightest linebackers in Kentucky’s ’26 class of prospects. At 5’8,” and 180-pounds we haven’t the foggiest how his frame is likely to finish. We know this…he’s a 215-pound bench presser, a 375-pound back squatter, and a 2X Kentucky Future Star Defensive MVP entering the frosh campaign. Will he be a star at the HS level? No doubt! HB.
Evan Miller is one of the better framed out ’24s at the Center position along the interior OL. Here is the rub. He has to beat out his younger, hard-charging little brother Carson to hold on to the spot. This should be a spirited battle going forward and the winner will be the Bobcat program and the losers will be the Bobcat opponents. Hey, this is what makes high school football the greatest game on earth in this publication’s opinion. HB.
Finding a kicker is pivotal to a championship run. We have seen this demonstrated over and over through our years covering middle and high school football. Andrew Herron was one of the best, Kentucky-wide, in the MS game. Is he ready for the HS spotlight? We discuss it in this article. Enjoy the feature. HB.
Centre College has been killing it on the recruiting trail. The small college in Danville, Kentucky is in the midst of an unparalleled facilities upgrade and the talent, particularly in-Kentucky, is flocking to the small town known for winning football titles at various levels of play. Austin Gough has now decided to take his considerable talents down the road a bit and report for duty in the Colonels’ regiment. Read this feature about Centre College’s newest Colonel. HB.
We had another big week and so did these guys we have featured in this weekly series. This week we feature 31-current stars among the performances “singled out.” We believe one of these guys is very likely to win the Mingua Beef Jerky Award this Wednesday. We know this…there isn’t a bad choice in this entire article. Enjoy this look at some of the very fine performances we saw this past Friday night. HB.
As we say farewell to another group of ballers we have covered since they played in middle school, we get to meet and update our database with an entire new class of up-and-coming stars who will play their freshman seasons this coming Fall. Many of these guys will start on Friday Night sometime during their initial campaigns. Some of these guys will start night one, snap one and we aren’t talking about on specials either. Today, we are highlighting a kid we call around the magazine a “No-doubter.” Why? Well, you may have to just read this article and find out. HB.
This is a huge get for Wildcat fans as this kid is, by consensus, one of Kentucky’s premier players both in the class of ’21 and at his position (linebacker) commonwealth-wide.
This week’s “Revolutionary Player of the Week” is a top-flight, 2022 defensive end who helped lead the Purples to the 5A State Title, last season when Bowling Green defeated the always tough bunch from Owensboro Senior High. This feature is brought to you weekly by the folks over at Independence Bank. Go on by and see our friends and thank them, not just for this series, but for the outstanding services and products which have started a revolution in the banking industry.
Austin Oppel is a former Team Kentucky Future Star who we have followed on KPGFootball for years. He is tearing up the 6A classification and has the Green Wave looking to get out to a 2-0 start. Enjoy this look at a kid whose name is one you will certainly continue to hear as the year goes along. HB.