Sunday, July 20, 2008

Early Mr. Football Consideration for Guidugli

The Cats' Pause 2008 Kentucky Football Yearbook has listed Highlands senior quarterback Tony Guidugli as a contender for Kentucky's Mr. Football in 2008. Mr. Football is an award given annually to the most outstanding senior football player in the entire state. Highlands has had one previous recipient of this honor, former quarterback Jared Lorenzen (in 1998). Last year's winner was also a quarterback, Corey Robinson of Lone Oak.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Highlands 2008 Varsity Football Schedule

Preseason Scrimmage Schedule
August 15: Beechwood at BHS (7:30PM)
August 22: Louisville Male at LMHS (7:00PM)

Regular Season Schedule
August 29: Ryle at HHS (7:00PM)
September 5: Cincinnati Colerain at CCHS (7:30PM)
September 12: Covington Holmes at CHHS (7:00PM)
September 19: Dixie Heights at DHHS (7:00PM)
September 26: Covington Catholic at HHS (7:00PM)
October 4: Hopkinsville at HoHS (3:00PM)
October 10: Scott at SHS (7:00PM)
October 17: Lexington Catholic at HHS (7:30PM)
October 24: Open
October 31: Madison Central at HHS (7:30PM)
November 7: Louisville Central at HHS (7:30PM)

Highlands 2008 JV Football Schedule

August 30: Ryle at RHS (10:00AM)
September 6: Cincinnati Colerain at HHS (10:00AM)
September 13: Covington Holmes at HHS (10:00AM)
September 20: Dixie Heights at HHS (10:00AM)
September 27: Covington Catholic at CCHS (10:00AM)
October 6: Cincinnati Withrow at CWHS (6:00PM)
October 11: Scott at HHS (10:00AM) - Canceled
October 18: Lexington Catholic at LCHS (11:00AM)
October 25: Louisville Saint Xavier at HHS (11:00AM)
November 1: Beechwood at BHS (10:00AM)
November 8: Scott County at SCHS (11:00AM)

Highlands 2008 Freshman Football Schedule

September 4: Newport Central Catholic at HHS (6:00PM)
September 11: Covington Catholic at HHS (6:00PM)
September 17: Covington Holy Cross at HCHS (5:30PM)
September 25: Newport at NHS (6:00PM)
October 2: Campbell County at HHS (6:00PM)
October 9: Dixie Heights at HHS (5:30PM)
October 16: Covington Holmes at HHS (6:00PM)
October 23: Boone County at BCHS (6:00PM)
October 30: Conner at CHS (6:00PM)
November 6: Championship Game at HHS (6:00PM)

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Highlands Receives Recognition from PrepNation has listed Fort Thomas Highlands as a high school football team that "just missed the cut" in the preseseason national football rankings. Highlands is one of only two teams (the other being Louisville Male) from Kentucky mentioned in this category.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Book on Highlands Football to be Released in August

On August 25, 2008 Arcadia Publishing of Charleston, South Carolina will be releasing a new book on Highlands High School football. The book, "Fort Thomas Highlands Football," is 128 pages in length and contains 216 photographs of former Highlands players and teams. Bill Thomas wrote the book. Mr. Thomas is also the author of "Images of America: Fort Thomas."

The new book is the first to be published about a high school football team in Kentucky. In addition, this is the first book about a high school or high school sports team to be released by Arcadia Publishing, the nation's leading local history publisher.

Autographed copies of this book can be ordered by contacting Bill Thomas at Please include your mailing address and the number of copies you wish to order. Each copy costs $22 plus the cost of shipping.