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Four Football Players Earn All-City Honors

The Lexington Herald-Leader/Kentucky.com has named three Henry Clay football players to the 2019 All-City High School Football Team, as voted on by the eight coaches of Lexington’s varsity KHSAA programs.   FIRST TEAM: Graham Wald —K SECOND TEAM: DJ VanHorn – QB Ashton Foos – WR Chris Dabney – LB   HONORABLE MENTION: Preston Stacy

Demetrius Gay Named Head Football Coach

Henry Clay High School would like to announce that Demetrius Gay is the new Head Football Coach.  Coach Gay graduated from Henry Clay in 1996 after spending 3 years competing in both varsity football and track for the Blue Devils.  He played defensive back and running back on the football team and was a sprinter

Football Coach Sam Simpson Retires; Winningest Coach at HC

Henry Clay’s most successful football coach retires Lexington Herald Leader / www.kentucky.com November 26, 2019   After 27 years and 193 wins, Sam Simpson has announced his retirement as head football coach at Henry Clay High School.   “I guess everybody knows when it’s time,” Simpson told former Herald-Leader high school sports writer Mike Fields,

Football Team #10 in State According to Dave Cantrall’s Rankings

The Henry Clay Blue Devils football team is ranked #10 in the latest Dave Cantrall Rating the State 6A polls. Class 6A rankings 1. Male 90.7 2. St. Xavier 86.4 3. North Hardin 81.4 4. Ballard 79.4 5. Central Hardin 77.1 6. Butler 76.9 7. Manual 75.7 8. Fern Creek 74.2 9. McCracken County 71.2

Football Team Preseason Top 10

The Lexington Herald Leader ranked the Blue Devils #10 in the Top 10 6A preseason rankings. The rankings also place them as the second best 6A team in central Kentucky behind only Madison Central.   Their rankings:   1 – Trinity 2 – Male 3 – St. Xavier 4 – Butler 5 – Simon Kenton

Local TV Stations Preview Football Team

Two local TV stations broadcast previews the 2019 Blue Devil football team.   Click this link to watch the preview by WKYT-TV (CBS Channel 27) – https://www.wkyt.com/content/sports/Henry-Clay-eager-to-bounce-back-with-a-healthy-DJ-VanHorn-513366671.html.   Click this link to watch the preview by WTVQ-TV (ABC Channel 36) – https://www.wtvq.com/2019/08/20/36-blitz-henry-clay-blue-devils-3/.     Last year: 6-6. Lost 25-7 in the second round to Simon

D.J. Van Horn Listed as Top 10 Player in Lexington by The Herald Leader

D.J. Van Horn was listed in the Top 10 players to watch in a list compiled by the Lexington Herald Leader.   Graham Wald, Chris Dabney and Jordan Kimball were also listed as “notables”, as returning players who made the 2018 Herald-Leader All-City Team.   Read the Lexington Herald Leader story at this link –