Has there been a better RB in the KHSAA over the past several years than Senior, Blake Birchfield. Not for our money! Birchfield has his Panthers knocking on the door of yet another title. We thought it would be a good idea to award him a box of protein goodness to fortify him for the journey. Enjoy this article and don’t forget to make the time to #savortheflavor of the country’s finest all-beef jerky products. HB.
Jayden Justice is a middle school kid who everyone across Kentucky is already discussing. With Future Stars tryouts ongoing there is little doubt this LBer will be representing Kentucky this summer in the Tennessee-Kentucky Future Stars Classic. He is one of Kentucky’s very best in the ’27 class. Enjoy the feature. HB.
Landon Smith, one of Kentucky’s highest regarded players at the Slot/TE position, is a Patriot no more. Smith reports his having enrolled at Hazard High where he will be a Bulldog this coming Fall. We analyze the move and its import in this article. Enjoy! HB.
Year after year Pikeville High School has talent come off its bus which defies all logic in evaluating a Kentucky 1A roster. We would suppose that is why the Panthers are perpetually in the Title hunt at the 1A classification in football. Wade Hensley, and talent very much like him, promises the Panthers are likely to be in the hunt in ’22 also. Enjoy this feature. HB.
Shakespeare once wrote “uneasy is the head that wears a crown.” He was talking about King Henry the IV from England. We believe the same could be equally applied to Blake Birchfield, the unofficial King of Pike County. Enjoy this feature. HB.
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.
Brenden Anthony is one of Kentucky’s very finest at the MLB position Kentucky-wide in the ’25 class. We think he gets some varsity burn this year even though a freshman attempting to mesh into one of the most talented rosters at that classification of play. Enjoy this look at a top-5 player at his positions and with his particular skill-set. HB.
Talk about your protein-packed performers, this 6-1, 180-pound WR for Pikeville High School (1A) had a night which broke two state records and came in 3rd in another statistical category. If a night like that doesn’t get you a T-shirt and some beef jerky, it is hard to imagine what one has to accomplish to win this award. Junior, Zack Lockhart had an incredible performance against Henry Clay(6A) and one we will likely never forget. Enjoy the article and join us next week as we honor another worthy recipient.
We are going throughout Kentucky and listing its top teams in each area. We thought we would start with the Mountains. HB.
When we say Karsten Poe ‘wants another swing at this thing’ we are talking about an athlete who knows something about taking ‘swings.’ Poe is also a prospect on the diamond in addition to the gridiron. Enjoy this article about one of the mountain’s finest two-way players. HB.