The Wayne County Cardinals are going to the "Big Dance" in Bowling
Green this weekend, as they play for a state championship in Class 3A.
The 14-0 Cards defeated Paducah Tilghman 34-10 on Friday night in
the state semifinals to earn a berth in the championship game, which
is set for Friday, December 6 at 4 p.m. ET at Houchens/LT Smith
Stadium on the campus of Western Kentucky University.
"I can't say enough about what this means to our kids, our school
and the community. Just looking around the field and seeing all the
former players and long-time fans after the game, no question of just
how big this win was for our team," said Wayne County Coach Shawn
Thompson after Friday night's win in the state semifinals. "I am so
thankful to be part of it, and these kids are just so deserving of it."
Wayne County Schools have dismissed classes on Friday to allow fans