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In just 25 days, the 2019 high school football season will officially kick off. For the McCracken County Mustangs, they're hoping an experience offense will lead them make a deep run in the KHSAA Class 6A Playoffs.

MAYFIELD, KY -- Just two months ago, Nick Kemp was getting ready to begin his 8th season as an assistant coach at Graves County. However, after Eagles head coach Morgan Cruce abruptly resigned his position, Kemp was quickly made the new head man.

  PADUCAH, KY — Below is a list of reported high school athlete’s that signed their National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, February 6th. FOOTBALL Joby Jaggers (Caldwell County) – Murray State Cameron McCauley (Fulton County) – New Mexico Military Institute Barrett Henley (Mayfield) – Murray State Kaiel Waldon (McCracken County) – Eastern Kentucky Hunter Boone (Crittenden County) – Univ….

Former Mayfield football coach Paul Leahy passed away Tuesday morning at the age of 72. Leahy spent 22 years as an assistant coach at Mayfield under Hall of Famer Jack Morris. When Morris retired after the 1992 season, Leahy took over the next year. After a 2-3 start to the 1993 season, the natives were restless. “Coach Leahy was out…

The 2018 Associated Press Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams, as selected by 16 media representatives from across the state: FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback — Garrett Dennis, Louisville Male Running Back — Wandale Robinson, Western Hills Running Back — Tre Bass, Franklin-Simpson Wide Receiver — Milton Wright, Louisville Christian Academy Wide Receiver — Demontae Crumes, Louisville Butler Wide…

Graves County introduced Morgan Cruce as their new head football coach on Friday. Cruce comes to Graves County after spending time as an assistant at Union City High School, and as a head coach at Gibson County High School in west Tennessee. Last season, Cruce dipped his toe into the college game as an assistant coach at Bethel. Cruce replaces…

Paducah Tilghman introduced Jonathan Smith as their new head football coach on Tuesday. Smith stepped in on an interim basis after Steve Duncan stepped down in July after suffering a minor stroke. Smith led the Blue Tornado to nine wins and the second round of the Class 3A playoffs. He called last season a learning experience, but it was an…

Paducah Tilghman has removed the interim tag and officially named Jonathan Smith their new head football coach. Smith will be formally introduced next Tuesday in a news conference at the school. Smith took over in late July after then-head coach Steve Duncan had to step down after having a minor stroke. Smith helped lead the Blue Tornado to a 9-3…

Christian Academy of Louisville held off several Mayfield rallies, and beat the Cardinals 34-26, in the KSHAA Class 2A state championship game. Mayfield’s Jayden Stinson threw for 306 yards, and Connor Guthrie scored three touchdowns for the Cardinals as they lost in the state title game for the second-straight year. Mayfield ends the season at 14-1 overall.

The Mayfield Cardinals boarded a charter bus on Friday afternoon heading for Lexington just hours before they play in their 23rd state championship game. Since 1959, the Cardinals have advanced to the state championship game 22 times, with Saturday becoming the 23rd. Of those trips, the Cardinals have won 12, which ranks them 4th in KHSAA history. This year the…

Graves County High School head football coach Lance Gregory submitted his resignation as coach to the school’s athletic director, Khristain Elliott, Monday, Nov. 26. Gregory will continue as an employee of the Graves County School District in his role as in-school detention coordinator and athletic director at Graves County Middle School. The high school immediately begins the search for his…

  Below is a list of state semifinal football games from, Friday, November 23rd. KHSAA Class 2A Mayfield 38, Walton-Verona 8 Christian Academy-Louisville 35, Somerset 12 TSSAA Class 1A Cornersville 18, Lake County 8 Whitwell 24, Greenback 21 Class 5A Henry County 13, Beech 7 Knox Central 24, Knoxville Catholic 19

It’s a Thanksgiving tradition unlike any other in Mayfield, Kentucky. On Thanksgiving morning, it’s time for football practice. For the tenth-straight season, and for the 17th-time in Joe Morris’ 20 years as head coach at Mayfield, his Cardinals are using Thanksgiving to put the finishing touches on preparations for Friday’s state semifinal match-up with Walton-Verona. This morning, the mood was…

Below is a list of state quarterfinal football games we’ll be following Friday night: KHSAA  Class 1A Campbellsville 26, Crittenden County 21 Beechwood 49, Frankfort 8 Class 2A Mayfield 57, Murray 13 Walton-Verona 18, Glasgow 14 TSSAA Class 1A Lake County 52, Freedom Prep 33 Cornersville 13, Huntingdon 7 Class 2A Trenton Peabody 35, Union City 0 Waverly 34, Riverside…

You voted Murray’s Jaiden Jackson as having this week’s Gridiron Glory Performance of the Week. Jackson scored three touchdowns, and helped the Tigers rally from a 26-0 deficit to beat Owensboro Catholic 41-32. The Tigers will travel to Mayfield for the Class 2A Region 1 championship this Friday night. For the rest of this week’s top performances, click on the…

Below is a list of reported high school football scores from Friday, November 9th. KENTUCKY Class 6A Playoffs – 2nd Round Louisville Ballard 34, McCracken County 18 Louisville Trinity 48, Henderson County 7 Class 4A Playoffs – 2nd Round Madisonville-NH 20, Hopkinsville 0 Franklin-Simpson 55, Logan County 19 Class 3A Playoffs – 2nd Round LaRue County 44, Caldwell County 41…

You voted Crittenden County’s Hunter Boone as having this week’s Gridiron Glory Performance of the Week. Boone racked up 136 total yards and three touchdowns as the Rockets beat Caverna in the opening round of the KHSAA Class 1A playoffs. For the rest of this week’s top performances, check out the video below.

Below is a list of reported high school football scores from Friday, November 2nd. KENTUCKY Class 1A Crittenden County 63, Caverna 0 – FINAL Bethlehem 21, Fulton County 2 – FINAL Class 2A Mayfield 56, Hancock Couny 28 – FINAL McLean County 62, Ballard Memorial 6 – FINAL Murray 50, Todd Central 14 – FINAL Owensboro Catholic 61, Webster County…

You voted Ballard Memorials Drew Cox as this weeks Gridiron Glory Performance of the Week. Cox caught 4 passes for 74 yards and a touchdown. He also had an interception returned for a touchdown in the Bombers win over Fulton County. Check out the rest of the top performances from the week by watching the video below.

The Associated Press’ 2018 Final poll with Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through October 29, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a…

The Associated Press’ 2018 Final poll with Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through October 29, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, and total points: Class 1A Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Beechwood (10) 8-2 123 1 2. Pikeville (1) 7-2 111 2 3. Paintsville (1) 8-2 100 3 4. Raceland – 8-2 87 4 5. Campbellsville – 9-1 70 5…

Below is a list of reported high school football scores from October 27th during the first round of the IHSA football playoffs. Class 2A Athens 35, Eldorado 8 – FINAL Class 3A Williamsville 50, Du Quoin 20 – FINAL Anna-Jonesboro 56, West Frankfort 28 – FINAL Class 4A Murphysboro 22, Prairie Central 20 – FINAL Pontiac 48, Herrin 7 –…

Below is a list of reported high school football scores from Friday, October 26th. KENTUCKY Mayfield 31, Caldwell County 14 – FINAL Union County 10, Murray 8 – FINAL Ballard Memorial 38, Fulton County 32 – FINAL/OT Crittenden County 61, Hopkins Central 6 – FINAL Graves County 53, Calloway County 31 – FINAL Hopkinsville 36, Greenwood 29 – FINAL Paducah…

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 8A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Lincoln-Way East (9) (9-0) 99 1 2. Maine South (8-1) 78 2 3. Oswego (9-0) 71 4 4. Marist (8-1) 67 3 5. Brother Rice (1) (9-0) 65 2 (7A) 6….

You voted Crittenden County’s Xander Taber as having this week’s Gridiron Glory Performance of the Week. Taber ran for 172 yards and a pair of touchdowns as the Rockets beat Russellville to win their sixth-straight game. Check out the rest of the top performances from the week by watching the video below.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: Class 1A Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Beechwood (13) 7-2 148 1 2. Pikeville (1) 6-2 134 2 3. Paintsville (1) 8-2 121 4 4. Raceland – 7-2 97 3 5. Campbellsville – 8-1…

The Associated Press’ Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through October 22, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote: Division…

On Friday night during the 4th quarter between Fulton County and Fulton City, something special took place. With the Pilots about to win, Fulton County put in junior wide receiver Dapheus Allen. Allen raced to the endzone on his second play scoring his first touchdown. Moments later, on Fulton City’s first play, they handed it off to sophomore Kelon Bean….

Below is a list of games that will take place on October 27th during the first round of the Illinois High School football playoffs. Game times have yet to be announced. Class 2A Tri-Valley (5-4) at Nashville (8-1) Athens (7-2) at Eldorado (7-2) Class 3A Du Quoin (6-3) at Williamsville (8-1) West Frankfort (7-2) at Anna-Jonesboro (7-2) Class 4A Prairie…

Below is a list of reported high school football scores from Friday, October 19th. KENTUCKY Murray 57, Ballard Memorial 13 – FINAL Logan County 44, Calloway County 7 – FINAL Madisonville-NH 15, Christian County 12 – FINAL Fulton County 48, Fulton City 8 – FINAL Hopkinsville 43, Hopkins Central 0 – FINAL Owensboro Apollo 50, Marshall County 7 – FINAL…

You voted Graves County’s as having this week’s Gridiron Glory Performance of the Week. Mathis threw for two touchdowns, ran for three touchdowns, and even caught a touchdown pass as Graves County beat Christian County. For the rest of the top performances of the week, watch the video below.

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 8A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Lincoln-Way East (9) (8-0) 98 1 2. Maine South (7-1) 87 2 3. Marist (1) (7-1) 79 3 4. Oswego (8-0) 74 4 5. Homewood-Flossmoor (7-1) 60 5 6. Bolingbrook (7-1)…

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: Class 1A Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Beechwood (13) 6-2 151 1 2. Pikeville (1) 5-2 138 2 3. Raceland (1) 7-1 128 3 4. Paintsville – 7-2 114 4 5. Campbellsville – 7-1…

The Associated Press’ Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through October 15, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote: Division…

Below is a list of reported high school football scores from Friday, October 12th. KENTUCKY Mayfield 50, Ballard Memorial 2 – FINAL Caldwell County 48, Fort Campbell 15 – FINAL Hopkinsville 23, Calloway County 12 – FINAL Graves County 44, Christian County 36 – FINAL Crittenden County 59, Fulton County 8 – FINAL Murray 57, Webster County 7 – FINAL Paducah…

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 8A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Lincoln-Way East (8) (7-0) 88 1 2. Maine South (6-1) 78 2 3. Marist (1) (6-1) 69 T4 4. Oswego (7-0) 66 3 5. Homewood-Flossmoor (6-1) 56 T4 6. Glenbard West…

You voted McCracken County’s Hunter Bradley as having this week’s Gridiron Glory Performance of the Week. Bradley ran for 96 yards and a pair of touchdowns to help the Mustangs beat Henderson County and clinch their sixth-straight district championship.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: Class 1A Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Beechwood (15) 5-2 175 1 2. Pikeville (1) 4-2 154 2 3. Raceland (1) 6-1 143 3 4. Paintsville – 6-2 116 4 5. Hazard – 4-2…

The Associated Press’ Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through October 8, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote: Division…

Before kickoff on Friday night, longtime McCracken County assistant coach Cary White was surprised by being inducted into the Kentucky Middle School Football Hall of Fame. White has been coaching football for nearly 20 years at both McCracken County and Lone Oak. In 2008, he was a key figure in forming the Kentucky Middle School Football Association. The KMSFA is…