The Whitley County Colonels were hoping to get back on track last Friday night, coming off of a bye week that followed a loss at Rockcastle County. They did just that, amassing nearly 400 yards of total offense in a 28-6 victory over Bell County in front of an enthusiastic home crowd at Colonel Stadium.
The following is a partial collection of the high school football coverage found in the September 6, 2017 edition of the News Journal. For complete coverage, including previews, predictions and additional photos, see the print edition.
Even though the visiting Somerset Briar Jumpers picked up twice as many yards rushing the ball as Williamsburg did in total offense last Friday night, Yellow Jackets Head Coach Jerry Herron still found several positives to build on for next week. […]
As it has the last couple of seasons, the annual Corbin versus Whitley County football game drew in a massive crowd last Friday night. As the hosts in 2017, the Colonels were hoping to make a major statement with a win over the Hounds in week 0, but in the end the visitors were able to walk away with a 14-0 victory.
The first Border Bowl to be played outside of Williamsburg was certainly a memorable on for the Kentucky All-Stars, who traveled to Sevierville, TN last week and came away with a dominant 34-16 win over Tennessee to tie the all-time series up at 5-5.
The Border Bowl has traded one “burg” for another in 2017. In it’s tenth year, the annual high school football all-star game is being played outside of Williamsburg for the very first time, moving to the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. […]
The Kentucky-Tennessee Border Bowl is moving to Sevierville in 2017. […]
University of the Cumberlands football has made its mark on the country for a number of years. Numerous players have earned high honors while the team has made a plethora of appearances in the NAIA Football Championship Series. Now, one Patriot has made the climb all the way to the 53 man roster in the NFL. […]