H.S. FOOTBALL | Danville's VanCleave Named Kentucky Mr. Football

01/25/2018 05:42 PM

Danville High School football star D’mauriae VanCleave was named Kentucky Mr. Football on Thursday by the Associated Press.

VanCleave helped lead his Admirals to the Class 2A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl championship game this season, where they won their first title since 2003.

This past season, he accounted for over 1,800 yards of offense, while also scoring 29 all-purpose touchdowns.

VanCleave is the first-ever Danville High School football player to receive the honor.

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.

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