Opening round games in the Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl begin across the state this evening. Class 5-A action has Christian County playing at Bowling Green. The teams last met in the playoffs two years ago with Bowling Green winning 44-29. Colonels coach Steve Lovelace says there’s a number of keys to the game, but one sticks out to him:
The winner will face the Greenwood-Owensboro winner next week. Kickoff is at 7, with coverage beginning on the WHOP Facebook page at 6:45, then on the air at 8 on Lite Rock 98.7 and lite987whop.com.
Class 4-A action has Hopkinsville travelling to Warren East. The teams met in the opening round last year on the “Blue Turf” with the Tigers winning 21-7. Coach Craig Clayton offers thoughts on tonight’s game:
The winner meets the winner of the Madisonville-Warren Central game next week. Kickoff is at 7, with the Heritage Bank pregame show at 6:20 on News Radio 95.3 FM/1230 AM WHOP and online at whopam.com.