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Boyle County steamrolling along in quest to defend title

Rebels carry championship attitude even when playing over-matched opponents By John Herndon for GLICOD Boyle County just keeps rolling along. Make that steamrolling along toward what the Rebels hope to be back-to-back state 4A championships. Friday night, the Rebels demolished district foe Anderson County, 56-0, in Lawrenceburg. Frankly, it could have been worse. The Rebels …

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Rejuvenated and happy, Mark Peach is enjoying his first season in one of Kentucky’s top football jobs

By John Herndon for GLICOD DANVILLE, Ky. – Mark Peach sees the visitor standing by a chain link fence at Admiral Stadium and quickly makes his way over. “We’re glad you were able to make it down. We have our work cut out for us tonight,” he says to this reporter who, outside of Peach’s …

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They’re Back

Practically silenced in 2020, rowdy student sections returning life to the Friday night parties By John Herndon for GLICOD CRESTWOOD – They’re back. They are back in droves! And in some places, the Friday Night Lights are better than ever! We’re talking about student sections. They’re back with their boisterous cheers and craziness. They’re back …

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A game few noticed epitomized Friday Night Lights in Bluegrass

Off-the-field considerations prompted selection and reminder of what’s good in HS sports By John Herndon, for GLICOD LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. — I’m sure that many people thought I was crazy when I made my choice of high school football games to attend last Friday night. In this role for GLICOD, I pretty much have the freedom …

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South Oldham uses old school approach to build for future success

GOSHEN — It would have been fitting if the South Oldham football team had made the short trip to North Oldham in DeLoreans Friday night. The Dragons went back to what has been their long-time calling card with the future in mind in their 27-0 whipping of their cross-county rival. There was nothing eye-popping about …

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Colonels believe talented field general is perfect fit to direct in-your-face philosophy

BUCKNER, Ky. — “Incredible” is probably an inadequate adjective to describe the irony accompanying Oldham County’s 56-13 rout of Shelby County Friday night. Not much went wrong for the Colonels as they notched their second win in as many tries but two plays that didn’t quite go as planned might have said more about Oldham’s …

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