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12/01/16 – 2016 Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl Broadcast Information

December 1, 2016 2016-2017 News Releases



The 1A Championship will open the 2016 Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl on Friday night at 7 p.m. (CT) when Beechwood (13-1) takes on Hazard (12-2) at Houchens Industries/L.T. Smith Stadium in Bowling Green. The action resumes Saturday afternoon when Central (9-5) faces Belfry (13-1) in the 3A Championship at 5 p.m., followed by Trinity (Louisville) (14-0) and Lafayette (13-1) in the 6A Championship at 8 p.m.

Sunday’s slate features three contests on the campus of Western Kentucky University, with Christian Academy-Louisville (13-1) taking on Danville (12-2) in the 2A Championship at 12:30 p.m. Franklin-Simpson (14-0) will square off against Johnson Central (13-1) at 3:45 p.m. in the 4A Championship, with Bowling Green (14-0) and Pulaski County (12-2) closing out the weekend with the 5A Championship at 7 p.m.

Each game of the Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl will be webcast live at for subscribers to the NFHS Network ( Subscription plans for the NFHS Network are available for $9.95 a month. A monthly subscription, priced less than the cost of admission to a state championship event, entitles users to every broadcast by the KHSAA and the more than 40 participating state associations.

A free audio-only feed of the webcast events will also be available online through Mixlr (, which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices.

To view the championship program for the state finals, visit:

2016 Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl
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Friday, December 2
7 p.m. (1A) – Beechwood vs. Hazard

Saturday, December 3
5 p.m. (3A) – Central vs. Belfry
8 p.m. (6A) – Trinity (Lou.) vs. Lafayette

Sunday, December 4
12:30 p.m. (2A) – Christian Acad.-Lou. vs. Danville
3:45 p.m. (4A) – Franklin-Simpson vs. Johnson Central
7 p.m. (5A) – Bowling Green vs. Pulaski County


About the Kentucky High School Athletic Association
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association was organized in 1917 and is the agency designated by the Kentucky Department of Education to manage high school athletics in the Commonwealth. The Association is a voluntary nonprofit 501(c)3 organization made up of 278 member schools both public and private. The KHSAA sanctions 43 state championships in 13 sports and 4 sport-activities, licenses and trains over 4,000 officials, provides catastrophic insurance for its more than 70,000 member school student-athletes, as well as overseeing coaching education and sports safety programs.


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