H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky Featuring Monroe County

08/10/2017 05:48 PM

The Monroe County Falcons are counting down the days until they get to open the 2017 regular season.

The Falcons begin the year against Trigg County on Friday, August 18.

This year will be the second year for the Falcons under head coach Billy Joe Murphy.

“We tried to work hard this winter,” said Murphy, “get out of our comfort zone, push ourselves to where we think we can get to every single day in the weight room and on the field… And they’ve done that in the winter. They’ve done that in the summer. And I’m proud of them.”

Last year, Monroe County finished the season 3-8 overall, falling to DeSales in the first round of the KHSAA 2A Playoffs.

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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