“Who Are These Guys?”: Fort Thomas Highlands
“Tis best to weigh the enemy more mighty than he seems.” -Bill Shakespeare
Good afternoon, Tiger Nation! That was a difficult loss to Central last week, but there is not time to feel down because the Tigers have another big road game Friday night. The Tigers will travel up to Fort Thomas and play the Bluebirds for the first time since 2006. So, let’s get to know these bluebirds.
School Colors: Royal Blue and White
Location: 2400 Memorial Pkwy, Fort Thomas, Kentucky 41075
Notable People Associated with Highlands:
Jared Lorenzen – The Round Mound of Touchdown. The Pillsbury Throwboy. The Hefty Lefty. Lorenzen played his college days at the University of Kentucky and played under Hal Mumme. Lorenzen led the team to a 7-5 record in 2002. Lorenzen went on to be signed with New York Football Giants and was on the roster when they won the 2007 Super Bowl.
Jeff Walz – Walz is the head coach of the women’s basketball team at the University of Louisville. He led his team to a National Championship appearance at the 2009 Final Four and once again in 2013. Walz has an impressive head coaching record of 205-74.
Coach: Brian Winrich
Top players: Austin Hergott (QB), Jared Dougherty (LB/K), Eric Miller (WR), Chandler New (WR) and TJ Sipple (WR)
This year: 1-3. Defeated Campbell County 38-15 in week 2.
Last Game: Lost to Ryle 24-48.