H.S. FOOTBALL | Central Preparing for First Season Under New Head Coach

07/19/2017 05:55 PM

The Central High School football team has a new leader for the 2017 season.

Marvin Dantzler was named the Yellow Jackets’ head coach in February after former head coach Ty Scroggins stepped down during the offseason.

Dantzler has previous head coaching experience at high schools in Louisiana and Oklahoma.

In a sense, he is replacing a Central “legend.” Scroggins was head coach at the school for ten seasons, reaching seven Class 3A KHSAA State Championship games, winning five of them.

Dantzler is hoping to keep the success going for the the Central Yellowjackets in 2017.

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.

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