H.S. FOOTBALL | Bowling Green Star on National Preseason Watch List

07/18/2017 06:54 AM

Like every year, expectations are high for the Bowling Green High School football team.

The Purples are back-to-back state champions and hoping for a three-peat this season.

A key part to whether the team can achieve that goal or not will be the play of senior linebacker Justice Dingle.

Dingle is a three-star prospect, according to Scout. He has received plenty of interest from schools like Kentucky, Tennessee and Purdue.

He also was just named to the Dick Butkus Award High School Watch List. In fact, he is the only player from the Bluegrass on the High School Watch List.

The Butkus Award recognizes the nation’s best linebacker.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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