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“Who Are These Guys?”: Central

Central High School quarterback Myron Norfleet (7) runs against pressure from South Warren High School during the first half of play at Central High School in Louisville, Kentucky. November 28, 2014 | John Sommers II | Special to the Courier-Journal

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

Good afternoon, Tiger Nation!  What a win for Tiger Football last Friday night! We can’t focus on the past too long though, as Tiger Football will travel downtown to face the Central High School. So, let’s get to know the Central Yellowjackets.

Mascot: Yellowjackets

School Colors: Black and Gold

Location: 1130 W Chestnut St, Louisville, KY, 40203

Notable People Associated with Central:

Muhammad Ali – Muhammad Ali finished his career with a 56-5 record and won the world heavyweight championship in 1964. Ali is one of the most recognized sports figures of the past 100 years. He was crowned “Sportsman of the Century” by Sports Illustrated and “Sports Personality of the Century” by the BBC.

D’Angelo Russell – The Louisville native was the number 2 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and played college basketball last year at Ohio State. Russell attended Central before transferring to Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida after his freshman season. In 2014, he was named a McDonald’s All-American.


Coach: Ty Scroggins

Top players: Myron Norfleet (QB), Cory Johnson (RB), Kambrin Brown (WR), Clavon Armstrong (WR), Aaron Duncan and Luke Bowman

Last year: 10-5 Record. Lost to Belfry in the KHSAA 3A State Championship.

Last Game: Defeated Christian Academy 28-21.