Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Highlands' Preseason Rankings

Fort Thomas Highlands is receiving a great deal of attention as the various preseason prep football rankings are now being released. Below is a full listing of the Bluebirds' rankings heading into the 2008 regular season. These lists are being updated as the different preseason rankings come out.

National Preseason Rankings

  • Highlands is ranked 14th nationally in the MaxPreps/ CalPreps preseason rankings.
  • Highlands is ranked 23rd nationally in the USA Today preseason Super 25.
  • Highlands is ranked 19th in the midwest region in the ESPN RISE preseason rankings.
  • Highlands is ranked 20th in the great lakes region in the RivalsHigh preseason rankings.
  • Highlands is listed as a team that "just missed the cut" (i.e. ranked nationally in the 102-152 range) in the PrepNation 101 preseason rankings.

State Preseason Rankings

  • Highlands is ranked 1st in Kentucky, regardless of football classification, in the CalPreps preseason rankings.
  • Highlands is ranked 1st in Kentucky Class 5A in the BluegrassPreps preseason rankings.
  • Highlands is ranked 1st in Kentucky Class 5A in the Lexington Herald-Leader preseason coaches' poll.
  • Highlands is ranked 1st in Kentucky Class 5A in the Louisville Courier-Journal preseason coaches' poll.
  • Highlands is ranked 3rd in Kentucky, regardless of football classification, and 1st in Kentucky Class 5A in the Massey preseason ratings.
  • Highlands is ranked 3rd in Kentucky, regardless of football classification, and 1st in Kentucky Class 5A in the Lexington Herald-Leader Mike Fields' Top 25 preseason rankings.
  • Highlands is ranked 1st in northern Kentucky, regardless of football classification, in the Northern Kentucky Enquirer preseason coaches' poll.

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