H.S. FOOTBALL | New Lexington High School Names Head Coach

01/02/2017 05:45 PM

Frederick Douglass High School revealed big news surrounding its athletic program on Monday afternoon.

Brian Landis, who spent last season as a University of Kentucky football defensive quality control coach and assistant linebackers coach, was named the high school’s first-ever head football coach.

“We’re not going to talk about wins and losses,” said Landis. “We’re going to talk about the process that it takes to become a champion.”

The Lexington-area school is set to open its doors for the first time in August of 2017.

Also announced on Monday were the school’s mascot, a stallion, and the school’s colors, Keeneland Green and orange.

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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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