Thursday, November 3, 2016

AT A GLANCE: Fort Knox Playoff Game

By Andy Hunt 

Fort Knox Eagles 2016 (2-8, 1-2)Thomas Nelson – Away – 8-47
Trimble County – Away – 0-23
Atherton – Home – 14-56
Fort Campbell – Home – 0-42
Campbellsville* – Home – 6-48
LaRue County – Home – 6-55
McCreary Central – Away – 8-47
Caverna* – Away – 48-22 -WIN
Bethlehem* – Home – 8-42
Shawnee – Away – 46-0 – WIN**
* District Opponent
** Shawnee is a 2A team that is 0-10 this season.  They have scored only 50 points the entire season.
  • In the last 33 games, Fort Knox is 5-28 (15.2 winning percentage)
  • In those 33 games, Fort Knox has scored more than 20 points only 4 times.
  • Before the win against Caverna this season, Fort Knox was on a 14-game road losing streak dating back to 2013.


Fort Knox Series
This is the first matchup ever between Fort Knox and Crittenden County.

Fort Knox High School Notes - The Fort Knox coach, Samuel Wilson, Jr., is in his second season with a record of 5-16.
- The mascot of Fort Knox High School is the Eagle. 
- The student population is 377.  Crittenden County has 362 students. *
- Fort Knox has 192 male students.  Crittenden County has 193 male students. *
- School colors are green, gold, and white.
- Fort Knox is located in Hardin County.
* Per 2015-2016 KHSAA audited school enrollments

Notable Knox Alumni
- Romeo Crennel  - Western Kentucky University Player, Former NFL head coach and current defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans.
- Derek Homer – Mr. Kentucky Football (1996), University of Kentucky Football and NFL Player
- Jim Obradovich – Former Houston Astros Baseball Player (1978)
- J.B. Brown – Kentucky Wesleyan College Player, Former Harlem Globetrotter (1988-1995)

Eagles' 2016 Statistical Leaders (Through Week 9)
RUSHING
#25 – Kaylon Luster – 135 attempts, 799 yards – 6 TDs – 5.9 yards per carry
#44 – Cole Wilson – 86 attempts, 296 yards – 0 TDs
#32 – Tjuante Pittman – 9 attempts, 121 yards – 1 TD
#13 – Zane Zarazee – 36 attempts, 113 yards – 1 TD
PASSING
#13 – Zane Zarazee – 11/29 – 92 yards – 0 TD, 4 INT
RECEIVING
#88 – Camron Gore – 6 receptions, 69 yards – 1 TD
#17 – Luke Doehring – 6 receptions, 21 yards – 0 TD
#5 – Kieran O’Gallagher – 3 receptions, 30 yards – 0 TD

TACKLES
#99 – Myles Gore – 40 Tackles
#20 – Michael Blunt – 36 Tackles
#25 – Kaylon Luster – 34 Tackles
#44 – Cole Wilson – 31 Tackles
#50 – Julian Gillens – 29 Tackles

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