“Who Are These Guys?”: Bowling Green
“Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.” -Bill Shakespeare
Good evening, Tiger Nation! There will be plenty of action on tap this week, but we want to prepare you for a monumental clash that will take place this Friday night. We are talking about the showdown between Tiger Football and Bowling Green at 8 p.m. on Friday. This is a huge game for a number of reasons, but we will get to that later. For now, get to know the Bowling Green Purples.
School Colors: Purple
Location: 1801 Rockingham Lane, Bowling Green, KY 42104
Notable People Associated with Bowling Green:
Nacarius Fant was named 2014 Kentucky Mr. Football, when his Bowling Green team won the 5A State Championship last season. Fant is now a wide receiver for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.
Former professional wrestler Hillbilly Jim was a member of the World Wrestling Federation from 1984 to 1990.
Paul Kilgus was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays, Texas Rangers, and the Baltimore Orioles from 1987 to 1993.
Jason Frakes covers high school athletics in Kentucky for the Courier-Journal! He does great work and is a household name around the Bluegrass State.
Coach: Kevin Wallace
Top players: Ben Holt (DE), Campbell Gott (QB), Cameron Wallace (WR), Jacob Yates (RB), Trey Boards (DB)
Last year: 14-0. Won KHSAA 5A State Championship, defeating Pulaski County 49-14. They have won 46 consecutive games, four shy of Trinity’s state record of 50.
Last Game: Defeated Lexington Catholic 40-14 in Week 2