HIKE! Your guide to the state high school football championships

mfields@herald-leader.comNovember 29, 2012 

Highlands H.S vs Lexington Catholic

Highlands High School vs Lexington Catholic-----Lexington Catholic 22 Noah Mitchell move a Highland Blue Birds player out of the way as he pick up yards in the first quarter of play. During the 4A high school football playoff game in Ft. Thomas, Ky. Friday November 23, 2012 at Highland H.S. Photo by Ernest Coleman

ERNEST COLEMAN — Herald-Leader Buy Photo

State finals

At WKU's Houchens Industries L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green

(All times EST)


Class A

Fairview (14-0) vs. Mayfield (13-1), noon: Fairview is playing in its first title game. Eight-time champion Mayfield is here for the 18th time.

Class 3A

Belfry (12-2) vs. Central (12-2), 4 p.m.: Familiar foes face off in the finals for the fourth time since 2007. Central won the three previous meetings.

Class 4A

Collins (11-3) vs. Highlands (13-1), 8 p.m.: Highlands seeks an unprecedented sixth consecutive state title and 22nd overall.


Class 2A

Caldwell County (11-3) vs. Newport Central Catholic (10-4), noon: These teams combined to lose five of their first eight games, but here they are still alive.

Class 5A

Bowling Green (14-0) vs. Cooper (13-1), 4 p.m.: The Purples look to repeat as undefeated state champions.

Class 6A

Pleasure Ridge Park (14-0) vs. Trinity (12-1), 8 p.m.: The Shamrocks are favored to win their 10th state title in 12 years, and 22nd overall.


Tickets: $17 and $10

Parking: $8 and $5

Radio: WVLK-FM 101.5

Internet: Staff writer Mike Fields will be in Bowling Green both days providing live coverage on Twitter @MikeFieldsNotes and on his blog at Kentucky.com.

Video: Broadcasts of all the state finals games will be available on iHigh.com on a same-day delayed basis. Each game can be viewed four hours after its scheduled kickoff time.

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