Aug. 24 Hike: Your guide to this weekend's high school football

mfields@herald-leader.comAugust 23, 2012 

Bryan Station's Patrick Puckett, left and Keion Gross, right brought down quarterback Corey Oslonian in the second quarter of the Bell. Co. at Bryan Station football game in Lexington, Ky., on Aug. 24, 2012. Bell Co. led 17-7 at halftime. Photo by Pablo Alcala | Staff


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Friday's kickoffs


iHigh Fayette County Football Frenzy at Bryan Station

(Both games to be broadcast live on

Bell County (0-1) vs. Bryan Station (1-0), 6 p.m.: Defenders' Kenyon Hipps had 16 catches for 211 yards and two touchdowns in opening win at Anderson County.

Bowling Green (1-0) vs. Lafayette (1-0), 9 p.m.: Defending 5A champ Purples averaging 49 points during 16-game winning streak.


Scott County (1-0) at Highlands (1-0), 7:30 p.m.: The Bluebirds have 21 consecutive victories. Scott County has won 18 regular-season games in a row.

Saturday's kickoffs


iHigh Fayette County Football Frenzy at Bryan Station

(All three games to be broadcast live on

Harlan County (0-1) vs. Tates Creek (1-0), 3 p.m.: Coach Mike Harmon says Harlan County's offensive line going against his Commodores is like a steamroller going against orange highway cones.

Ryle (0-1) vs. Henry Clay (0-1), 6 p.m.: Elijah Bell had 249 all-purpose yards for Henry Clay in last week's loss to John Hardin.

Eastern (1-0) vs. Paul Laurence Dunbar (0-0), 9 p.m.: Dunbar seeks its first season-opening win since 2007.

Bluegrass Bowl at Lexington Catholic

John Hardin (1-0) vs. West Jessamine (0-1), 5:30 p.m.: John Hardin has won 55 of its last 56 regular-season games.

Ensworth (Tenn.) (1-0) vs. Lexington Catholic (1-0), 9 p.m. (ESPNU): Ensworth's Corn Elder, Tennessee's Mr. Football Back of the Year in Division II-AA last season, ran for 230 yards and four TDs in last week's win. rates Ensworth No. 29 in nation.

Cumberland Falls Pigskin Classic

Lexington Christian (1-0) vs. Corbin (1-0), 8:45 p.m.: Last week, the Redhounds' goal-line stand with 90 seconds left beat Clark County 13-12; LCA stopped a two-point try with 37 seconds left to edge Louisville Christian 13-12.

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