Area football previews: Week 8

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Bowling Green (5-1 overall) at Louisville Trinity (5-0 overall)

6:30 p.m. (CT) Friday

Marshall Stadium


Last meeting: Trinity won 49-21 on Nov. 1, 2019

Breakdown: Bowling Green travels to Louisville on Friday for a meeting with Class 6A powerhouse Trinity. … The Purples are 0-6 all-time against the Shamrocks dating back to the two sides’ first meeting in 1974. … Bowling Green defeated Greenwood 43-0 last week and has won three straight games. … Trinity is coming off a 48-3 win over Louisville Eastern last Friday. … Purples’ running back Javy Bunton has rushed for 594 yards and 13 touchdowns this season. … The Shamrocks are led by RB Armon Tucker, who has 445 rushing yards and nine TDs on the year.

Glasgow (4-2 overall) at Franklin-Simpson (2-3 overall)

7 p.m. Friday

Shadetree Stadium


  • WCLU 102.3 FM (PXP: Joe Myers)
  • WFKN 1220 AM (PXP: Brian Talley)

Last meeting: Glasgow won 28-21 on Nov. 1, 2019

Breakdown: Franklin-Simpson hosts Glasgow on Friday night at Shadetree Stadium. … The Wildcats lead the all-time series 35-24-1 dating back to the two sides’ first meeting in 1944. … Franklin-Simpson is coming off a 35-28 win at Warren East last week, while the Scotties defeated Casey County 46-12 last Friday. … Wildcats’ quarterback Luke Richardson has passed for 450 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 99 yards and seven more TDs this season. … Glasgow running back Hunter Scott has ran for 461 yards and eight TDs on the year.

Daviess County (2-4 overall) at Warren East (2-4 overall)

7 p.m. Friday

Jim Ross Field

Broadcast: ESPN Radio 102.7 FM (PXP: Tyler Eaton)

Last meeting: Daviess County won 28-27 on Nov. 1, 2019

Breakdown: Warren East hosts Daviess County on Friday night at Jim Ross Field. … Daviess County leads the all-time series 3-2 dating back to the two sides’ first meeting in 2011. … The Raiders are coming off a 35-28 loss to Franklin-Simpson last week and have dropped two straight. … The Panthers lost 40-34 to Apollo last Friday and have dropped three straight. … Warren East running back KJ Alexander has rushed for 355 yards and six touchdowns this season. … Daviess County quarterback Joe Humphreys has passed for 1,154 yards and 14 TDs and ran for 317 yards and six more TDs on the year.

Russellville (3-3 overall, 1-1 Class A, District 1) at Fulton County (1-4 overall, 0-1 Class A, District 1)

7 p.m. Friday

Pilot Stadium

Broadcast: WRUS 104.9 FM or 610 AM |

Last meeting: Russellville won 32-27 in the opening round of the Class A playoffs on Nov. 8, 2019

Breakdown: Russellville travels to Fulton County on Friday night for a Class A, District 1 matchup. … The Panthers lost 47-6 to Crittenden County last week. … The Pilots defeated Ballard Memorial 62-0 last Thursday for their first win of the season. … Russellville quarterback Lennon Ries has passed for 446 yards and six touchdowns this season. … Fulton County running back DiAvian Bradley has rushed for 181 yards and three TDs on the year.

Logan County (3-2 overall, 2-0 Class 4A, District 1) at Hopkins County Central (1-3 overall, 1-0 Class 4A, District 1)

12 p.m. Saturday

Storm Stadium

Broadcast: WRUS 104.9 FM or 610 AM |

Last meeting: Logan County won 51-21 on Oct. 18, 2019

Breakdown: Logan County travels to Hopkins County Central on Saturday for a Class 4A, District 1 matchup on Halloween. … The Cougars defeated Calloway County 14-6 last week. … The Storm hasn’t played since Oct. 2, a 40-35 win over Madisonville-North Hopkins. … Logan County’s Wyatt Blake has rushed for 315 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 166 yards and another TD this season. … Hopkins County Central QB Adrian Stringer has thrown for 1,270 yards and 13 TDs on the year.

Marion County (1-4 overall) at Warren Central (0-6 overall)

1 p.m. Saturday

Joe Hood Field

Broadcast: None

Last meeting: Warren Central won 36-6 on Oct. 23, 1998

Breakdown: Warren Central hosts Marion County on Saturday afternoon at Joe Hood Field for the first meeting between the two schools since 1998. … The Dragons lost 39-36 to Monroe County last week and are on a 51-game losing streak dating back to Oct. 16, 2015. … The Knights didn’t play last week due to COVID-19. … Their last played game was a 56-0 loss to John Hardin on Oct. 16. … Marion County running back Mason Brown has rushed for 171 yards and three touchdowns this season. … Dragons’ QB Jace Carver has thrown for 810 yards and seven TDs and ran for 227 yards and two more TDs on the year.

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