“Who Are These Guys?”: Bowling Green

Bowling Green Senior Jacob Yates | Photo by Bac To Trong | Daily News

Bowling Green Senior Jacob Yates | Photo by Bac To Trong | Daily News

“Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.” -Bill Shakespeare

Good afternoon, Tiger Nation!  Not a lot will be going on this week in Tiger Sports until Wednesday when Tiger Soccer travels to Male, but we want to go ahead and start preparing you for the big game on Friday. We are talking about the showdown at Brother Thomas Moore Stadium between Tiger Football and Bowling Green at 8:00 PM.  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.

Mascot: Purples

School Colors: Purple and Old Gold

Location: 1801 Rockingham Ln, Bowling Green, KY 42104

Notable People Associated with Bowling Green:

A Paul Kilgus trading card while he was a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. | Photo via krispaulw.com

A Paul Kilgus trading card while he was a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. | Photo via krispaulw.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Ann-Blair Thornton | Photo from Jim Ball Designs

Ann-Blair Thornton was named Miss Kentucky 2011. She was named The Quality of Life Award Winner at the Miss America 2012 pageant.

Coach: Kevin Wallace (19th year)

Top players: Clark Payne (Sr. QB), Jamele Carothers (Jr. RB), DeAngelo Wilson (Jr. WR), Luke Brown (Jr. WR), Jacob Yates (Sr. RB), Cody Boyd (Sr. CB), Connor Roper (Sr. LB), Andrew Spader (Sr. LB), Griffin Cline (Sr. S) and Dalan Cofer (Jr. DE).

Last year: 11-2 Record. Lost to Graves County in the KHSAA 5A Region 1 Championship.

Last Game: Defeated Christian County 55-14

#BeatBowlingGreen

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About Cole Bollinger

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