H.S. FOOTBALL | Kickoff Kentucky Featuring Waggener

08/03/2017 01:58 PM

The Waggener Wildcats finished the 2016 season at 6-5, just 2-4 in the region and 2-3 in the district. This season, Head Coach Jordan Johnson said they expect to be “top five in the state” this year.

Johnson said as they continue to build the program, this team has some of the best team chemistry he has ever seen. They have plenty of talent, too. Led behind seniors Tahj Rice (a Duke commit) and Jairus Brents who has a host of D-1 offers, Johnson admits they’re in pretty good shape, though they’ll have a different look to them this season on the field.

Waggner begins the 2017 season on the road at Lexington Christian on August 19. Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. eastern.

Hear from Coach Johnson and Rice here:

Lyndsey Gough

Lyndsey is a Video Journalist for Spectrum News. You can catch Lyndsey’s work on Sports Night, the only nightly show dedicated to covering everything from high school to college sports in Kentucky. She loves covering all sports but it’s the personal stories that really stand out to Lyndsey, like the story of a community coming together to remember high school track start Trinity Gay who was killed. Lyndsey came to Spectrum News from WBKO in Bowling Green where she was an Anchor, Reporter and Producer covering news and sports. She’s a lifelong Kentuckian and a graduate of UK. Sports Night airs at 6:30 and 10:30 weeknights on Spectrum News. If you have a story idea for Lyndsey email her at Lyndsey.gough@charter.com.

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