H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky Featuring Kentucky Country Day

08/10/2017 05:54 PM

The Kentucky Country Day Bearcats open up their regular season on Friday, August 18 at Atherton.

The Bearcats are coming off a successful 2016 campaign, making it to the third round of the KHSAA Class A Playoffs. They finished the season 10-3 overall.

This year, the team returns plenty of players from last year’s team, including quarterback Jackson Diaz.

Head coach Matt Jones is looking forward to seeing what this team can do, although he hopes to see some improvement from the KCD defense.

“If we’re going to get to that next level, we’re going to have to play consistently dominant defense,” said Jones.

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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