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2018 Prep Football Previews: Boone County seniors want to end high school careers on winning team

The NKyTribune will be featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2018 season on Aug. 17. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Michael Canizales NKyTribune contributor With several returning skill players and an improved offensive line, the...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Senior quarterback leads Conner’s transition to new Class 5A district

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Friday. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Jakob Jones NKyTribune contributor Even though he missed four games with a shoulder injury, Conner quarterback Jared Hicks...

2019 Prep Football Previews: CovCath counting on proven veterans to keep team on winning track

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Friday. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Quinton Marksberry NKyTribune contributor Last year, Covington Catholic’s football team came close to a second consecutive...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Brossart players taking on new roles to offset graduation of key starters

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter The players who finished on top in nearly every statistic category for the...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Holy Cross coach sees better days ahead with more experience in lineup

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter The freshmen and sophomores Holy Cross had in the starting lineup the last...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Senior running back continues to be Scott’s main threat in new offense

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Cody Johnson NKyTribune contributor Eric Turner installed a new offensive scheme for his first season as Scott’s head...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Boone County’s new coach wants to get team pointed in positive direction

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Quinton Marksberry NKyTribune contributor Bryson Warner took on an imposing challenge when he agreed to become Boone...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Ryle’s large senior class determined to improve on last year’s record

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Cody Johnson NKyTribune contributor After going 2-9 last season with several first-year starters in the lineup, the Ryle...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Calloway brothers will play important roles for Holmes once again

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter Holmes football coach Ben Nevels enjoys having fraternal twin brothers Tayquan...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Two-way starter ready to carry out new Bellevue head coach’s game plan

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter Is he better at wide receiver or cornerback? Like a lot of two-way starters...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Dixie Heights senior team leaders looking to improve on last season

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Quinton Marksberry NKyTribune contributor In his first full season at starting quarterback, Jeremy Adams provided more...

2019 Prep Football Previews: NewCath senior was “force to be reckoned with” at linebacker last year

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter Daniel Craig doesn’t know where he’ll be on the Newport Central Catholic...

2019 Prep Football Preview: Highlands linebacker returns as centerpiece of experienced defense

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Terry Boehmker NKyTribune sports reporter When the Highlands defensive unit stops an opponent on a third-down play, linebacker...

2019 Prep Football Previews: Walton-Verona coach expects team to adjust after losing key starters

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Cody Johnson NKyTribune contributor The Walton-Verona football team has a tough task ahead. The Bearcats need to replace...

2019 Prep Football Previews: New coach making headway in changing direction of Dayton program

The NKyTribune is featuring each of the 21 high school football teams in Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties leading up to the first games of the 2019 season on Aug. 23. We will then provide focused coverage of our local teams throughout the regular season and into the playoffs. By Quinton Marksberry NKyTribune contributor Jesse Herbst returned to his football roots as head coach of the Dayton Greendevils...