Multiple Teams · BGHS vs. Barren Media Notes

2017 BGHS Roster               BGHS Football Coaches        2017 BGHS Statistics


BGHS Offense Two-deep                                           BGHS Defense Two-deep

WR-  8  N. Hightower          21 S. Brown                                          E- 53  D. Gray                      52  J. Martin

WR-  3  A. Brown                84 J. Dingle                                          E- 69   T. Thompson           37  K. Oldham

WR-  1  Z. Kenner               14 T. Jones                                           N-  54 B. Larkin                    74- J. Ellis

LT-    57  N. Briley                               65  D. Sansom                                     LB- 27  J. Dingle                  59  K. Pearson

LG-  67  M McCathron        72  H Bradshaw                                   LB-   44  E. Klein                 23  Z. Harpool

C-     70  S. Vitale                50  D. Greene                                       OLB- 35   M. Smith              30  N. Trawick

RG-  73  73  T. Cofer          57 N. Briley                                           OLB- 36  D. Jackson           22  H. Tomblinson

RT-   63  C. Withrow            55 J. Wilson                                          CB-    5 J. Wardlow             24 T. Preiskorn

TE-  14  T. Jones                82 I. Drobocky                                     CB-    7   V. Tisdale             19  C. Edmonds

RB-  20  D. Blakey               38 J. Collins                                          S-       4 D. Tomblinson       48 J. Harris

QB-   6  B. Buchanan          10  M. Payne                                        S-     9     E. Spader            34  T. Williams


BGHS Specialists

K-  94  D. Major                    P-  16  E. Burwash                               LS-  8 N. Hightower

KR  7   V. Tisdale, 1  Z. Kenner                                                        PR-  9 E. Spader, 1 Z. Kenner


BGHS vs. Barren County-  BGHS has won 15 games in a row in the series and is 19-2 overall against the Trojans.  The two schools began playing in 1980.  Barren County has not scored more than 7 points against the Purples since 1998.  The Purples won that contest, 39-10 and it was also the last time that BGHS did not score at least 40 points against the Trojans…A win on Friday would be Coach Kevin Wallace’s 250th win at BGHS.  Wallace is 249-40 in his 22 season as the Purples head coach


BGHS 49 Grayson County 13-  SO RB Vito Tisdale had two carries for 77 yards and two touchdowns.  SO RB J’vyan Collins and SR RB Dazhon Blakey also had rushing touchdowns.  The Purples scored twice on special teams as SO Evan Spader returned a punt 63 yards for a score and SR OLB Devan Jackson blocked a Cougar punt and returned it 22 yards for a score.  The other BGHS score came on JR OLB Miles Smith 8-yard fumble return for a touchdown.  BGHS ran only 19 offensive plays in the game which had a running clock before the end of the first quarter.


BGHS Football-  BGHS Football began play in 1922.  Since that time, the Purples have amassed a record of 689-333-35, which places them eighth in all-time wins in Kentucky..  The Purples are tied for 9th in state championships (6), are among only 12 schools in state history that have won three consecutive championships, and their 48-game win streak (2011-14)  is the second longest in state history.  Since 2011, BGHS is 89-5 (.945).  In the 26 seasons since 1990, BGHS and Highlands are the only two Kentucky schools to win more than 85% of their games.  The Purples are 314-51 (.858) during that period.  KHSAA Team Records


JV/Freshman Football-  JV – The JV team was canceled on Monday.  The FR team is 5-1 and hosts John Hardin on Thursday.


Coach Wallace:  Kevin Wallace now in 12th spot  on the career KHSAA football wins list.  Currently, only ten coaches have secured 300 career KHSAA wins.   Wallace is now 294-101 (.742) in his career, including a 249-40 (.861) mark at BGHS.  Wallace is tied for 10th in KHSAA state championship appearances (8) and and tied for 7th in state championships won (5).  Wallace is the only coach in state history that have been a part of three separate winning streaks of over 25 games .

 KHSAA Coaching Wins Leaders


Rankings:    MaxPreps ranks BGHS #2 in Class 5A, #16 in KY, and #1190 in the US.


2017 Schedule:   2017 BGHS Football Schedule


Participation List:   Out for the season:  2- J. Beason, 13- H. Riggs, 25- J. Smith, 85- T. Littlepage  Out for Friday:  28- M. Carter


Number Change:  SR RB/DB Dahzon Blakey is wearing #20.  Please check the roster link at the top of the page for updated roster numbers.

Media Coverage:  Radio:  WDNS 93.3 FM  Streaming:

Next Week:  10/20/17- BGHS hosts district foe South Warren.


Purples in college:

Saturday, October 14

UNCC at WKU (Nacarius Fant, Ben Holt, Jordan Meredith, Joseph McIntyre), 3:30 PM

Purdue (Ryan Wallace) at Wisconsin, 2:30. BTN

Michigan (Dane Drobocky) at Indiana, 11:00 AM, ABC

Jacksonville (Trent Steelman) at Buter, Noon

Boston College  at Louisville (Ryan Beard), 11:20, ESPN Extra

VMI (Lee Ramsey)  at Furman, Noon

APSU (Deangelo WIlson) at Tennessee State, 6:00 PM, OVC Video

Rose-Hulman (Allen Powell) at Manchester, Noon

Morehead State at San Diego (Dale Lindsey)

Kentucky Wesleyan (Jacob Yates, Dalan Cofer, Chazz Tooley) at Malone, 11:00 AM

Centre (Devin Hayes, Jacob Mills, Clark Payne) at Trinity, 12:30