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For Immediate Release: November 27, 2018

The KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl returns to Kroger Field for the second-straight year this weekend, when the state football finals are contested Nov. 30th through Dec. 2nd on the University of Kentucky campus. Friday’s action opens with Beechwood (11-2) facing Pikeville (11-2) in the 1A Championship at 2 p.m., followed by Central (12-2) versus Corbin (13-1) in the 3A Championship at 7 p.m.

Saturday’s slate features three contests at Kroger Field, starting with Mayfield (14-0) against Christian Academy-Louisville (14-0) in the 2A Championship at 1 p.m. Franklin-Simpson (13-1) and Johnson Central (13-1) will square off for the 4A Championship game for the third-straight year at 4:30 p.m., followed by Male (13-1) taking on Scott County (11-3) in the 6A Championship game at 8 p.m. The 2018 KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl concludes Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. when South Warren (14-0) faces Covington Catholic (14-0) for the 5A Championship.

Each game of the 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 games will also be available online through Mixlr (KHSAA | Events | Mixlr), which has a corresponding app available for iOS and Android devices.

Single-game tickets are still available for online purchase through Ticketmaster at 218 KHSAA State Football Tickets Availability | Kentucky High School Athletic Association

2018 KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl
Championship Program – KHSAA
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Audio Broadcasts – KHSAA | Events | Mixlr
Live Stats –

Friday, November 30
2 p.m. (1A) – Beechwood vs. Pikeville
7 p.m. (3A) – Central vs. Corbin

Saturday, December 1
1 p.m. (2A) – Mayfield vs. Christian Academy-Lou.
4:30 p.m. (4A) – Franklin-Simpson vs. Johnson Central
8 p.m. (6A) – Male vs. Scott County

Sunday, December 2
2 p.m. (5A) – South Warren vs. Covington Catholic