New Castle News


August 30, 2012

High School Football Preview: Bowlin’ Joe and The Doc discuss players, teams to watch

NEW CASTLE — You ready for some football?

Bowlin’ Joe and The Doc certainly are. And today, they’ll kick off the 2012 high school football season with a few special preview video clips.



Bowlin’ Joe and The Doc welcome another high school football season.



Bowlin’ Joe and The Doc talk about some players to watch in 2012.


Bowlin’ Joe and The Doc talk about some teams to watch in 2012.



  • Today in print: If that’s not enough, be sure to pick up a copy of today’s print edition of The News, which will feature our “Kickoff 2012” magazine, an in-depth look at high school football in Lawrence County. You’ll see complete team rosters, team previews, a season schedule, and much more!
  • Tomorrow on the web 1: Bowlin’ Joe and The Doc focus on some interesting changes on the local scene and new coaches taking on some big challenges.
  • Tomorrow on the web 2: Our award-winning high school football site, Crunch, returns for another season. Be sure to log on Friday night and get game updates from around the county. On Saturday morning, you can check out our photo galleries, video highlights, game stories and much more!
  • Friday Night Texts: Have you signed up yet to get high school football scores texted to you? Do it now RIGHT HERE.


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