History

History

 

 

PURPLES BASEBALL HISTORY

 

KENTUCKY STATE CHAMPIONSHIP (2)  –  1929, 1965

KENTUCKY STATE RUNNER-UP (4)  –  1964, 1980, 1986, 1995

KENTUCKY STATE SEMI-FINALS (4)  –  1962, 1966, 1976, 1992

KENTUCKY STATE TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES (17)  –  1929, 1945, 1946, 1949, 1962,

1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1976, 1984, 1986, 1992, 1995, 2001, 2007

KENTUCKY 4TH REGION CHAMPIONSHIP (17) – 1929, 1945, 1946, 1949, 1962, 1963, 1964,

1965, 1966, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1992, 1995, 2001, 2007

KENTUCKY 14TH DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP (37) – 1929, 1945, 1946, 1949, 1956, 1958,

1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971,

1972,1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1992,

1995, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007

 

STATE TOURNAMENT GAMES:

1945 – QF  Harlan 9  Bowling Green 7

1946 – QF  Richmond Madison 11  Bowling Green 4

1949 – QF  Newport Catholic 12  Bowling Green 0

1962 – QF  Bowling Green 13  Livingston Central 5

SF  Owensboro 3  Bowling Green 1

1963 – QF  Flaget 3  Bowling Green 2

1964 – QF  Bowling Green 4  Newport Catholic 1

SF  Bowling Green 2  Madison Central 0

F   Owensboro 2  Bowling Green 0

1965 – QF  Bowling Green 3  Middlesboro 1

SF  Bowling Green 5  Ashland 4

F   Bowling Green 2  Fern Creek 0

1966 – QF  Bowling Green 1  Boone County 0

SF  Ashland 3  Bowling Green 2

1980 – Semi-state  Bowling Green 7  North Hardin 1

Semi-state  St. Xavier 3  Bowling Green 2

1986 – SF  Bowling Green 2  St. Xavier 0

F   Tates Creek 3  Bowling Green 0

1992 – SF  Lafayette 6  Bowling Green 3

1995 – SF  Bowling Green 7  Lexington Catholic 1

F   Pleasure Ridge Park 2  Bowling Green 1

 

RECENT BOWLING GREEN RECORDS:

2012    29-8

2011    23-12

2010   22-13

2009   21-13

2008   18-10

2007   21-15

2006   15-11

2005   5-16

2004   12-15

2003   14-9

2002   19-10

SENIORS 2011

 

SENIORS 2010

 

L to R :  LaVance Anderson, Sean Kovanda, Ryne Taulbee, and Mason Roberts

Alumni Players in College:

1.  Lavance Anderson – Lackawanna College

2.  J.P. Jackson – Universtiy of Cincinnati

3.  Jackson Sowell – Western Kentucky University

 

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