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Talented Franklin County aims to defend district title, contend for Class 4A state championship

(KyForward预览即将到来的足球son for many high school programs in Central Kentucky. The season is scheduled to begin Sept. 11.) By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward After starting with 11 straight wins and a regular-season district championship, Franklin County’s 2019 football campaign came to an abrupt end. The Flyers — playing without star quarterback Nick Broyles — dropped...

Garrard County to rely on 15 returning starters, talented running back to compete in Class 3A

(KyForward预览即将到来的足球son for many high school programs in Central Kentucky. The season is scheduled to begin Sept. 11.) By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward When the season kicks off on Sept. 11, Garrard County head coach Jerry Perry hopes that his football team will be ready to go despite the lack of strength training during the spring and limited practice time. “The...

Bolstered by 16 returning starters, experienced Rockcastle County looks to contend in Class 3A

(KyForward预览即将到来的足球son for many high school programs in Central Kentucky. The season is scheduled to begin Sept. 11.) By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward With 16 starters returning from an 8-4 team, head coach Scott Parkey is counting down the days before he initiates the launch sequence for the 2020 version of the Rockcastle County Rockets on Sept. 11 at Letcher County...

West Jessamine aims for turnaround under new head coach, erase memory of winless 2019 season

(KyForward预览即将到来的足球son for many high school programs in Central Kentucky. The season is scheduled to begin Sept. 11.) By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward The kickoff to the Kentucky high school football season is three weeks away, and West Jessamine is looking to turn around the program with a new head coach. Scott Marsh has taken over a Colts football program that went...

Solid foundation in place, Sayre prepares for first full season of varsity football since 1976

By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward Building a high school football program is like building a house in that it needs to start with a good, solid foundation. Heading into their first full varsity season with a strong foundation will be the Sayre Spartans. Many people are familiar with Chad Pennington because he threw for more than 13,000 yards and 115 touchdowns while at Marshall University. He also...

After enduring injury-plagued 1-10 campaign last fall, Madison Central seeks major improvement

(KyForward预览即将到来的足球son for many high school programs in Central Kentucky. The season is scheduled to begin Sept. 11.) By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward Madison Central endured an injury-plagued 1-10 campaign in 2019, and the Indians will play this fall to honor the memory of a teammate who tragically died during the offseason. Emanuel “Manny” Prewitt was found...

Lexington Catholic returns 15 starters, but Knights must find replacement for star quarterback Allen

(KyForward预览即将到来的足球son for many high school programs in Central Kentucky. The season is scheduled to begin Sept. 11.) By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward Lexington Catholic returns 15 starters this season, but the biggest question mark will be how the offense responds after losing Beau Allen, arguably the greatest quarterback in program history. Allen, a Mr. Football...