HS FOOTBALL | Shawnee competing despite low numbers

09/22/2016 07:02 PM

The Shawnee (Louisville) High School football team is battling more than just its opponents in 2016.

Shawnee had to forfeit its first game of the year because it did not have enough players. The team’s second and third games of the year were losses.

Now, the Golden Eagles have around 30 players on the roster and will have its home opener this Friday night against Eminence.

Even though the Shawnee football team is on a 19-game losing streak that dates back to the 2014 season, head coach Jason Wyatt is making sure his players learn valuable life lessons throughout the season.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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