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Unknown year. . . (probably the 1920's)
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The Football Banquet was held at the Sheraton Hotel.
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1932 Banquet Program
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1899 Varsity team
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1900 Varsity team
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1908 Varsity team

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1912 Team
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1913 Varsity team
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1922 Varsity team
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1923 Varsity team
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1937 Varsity team
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1945 Record
  • Anchorage H.S.         Won     32-0
  • St. Joseph's Prep.    Won     27-0
  • Jefferson H.S.            Won     56-6
  • DuPont Manual H.S.  Lost     0 -32
  • Henry Clay H.S.         Tie        13-13
  • Anchorage H.S.         Lost      0-13
  • Park H.S.                     Won     12-23
  • Danville H.S.              Lost      0-14
  • Flaget H.S.                  Won     58-0
  • St. Xavier H.S.            Won      6-20     
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1947 Varsity team
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Harris Howard - Team Captain
Head Coach - Capt. J.E. Pace,
Assistant Coach - Capt. B.G. Williams
1947 Record
  • Anchorage H.S.         Won     19-13
  • Jefferson H.S.            Won     24-0
  • St. Xavier H.S.            Won     25-14
  • Park School                Lost     6-27
  • Calhoun, GA H.S.       Won     51-0
  • Henry Clay H.S.          Lost     6-47
  • Danville H.S.               Won     13-12
  • Flaget H.S.                    Lost    6-37
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1951 Varsity Team

1951 Record
  • Sewanee Military Academy           Won     34 -13
  • Battle Ground Academy                 Won     32 - 0
  • Hanover Frosh                                  Won     44 - 0
  • Culver Military Academy                  Lost     25 - 27
  • Columbia Military Academy            Lost       0 - 6
  • McCallie School                                 Won     12 - 6
  • Castle Heights Military Academy   Won     26 - 7
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Source-1952 Saber



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1960 Record
  • Waggener vs KMI  (46 to 6)
  • Oldham County vs KMI  (7 to 6)
  • Catholic Country Day vs KMI  (6 to 51)
  • KMI vs DeSales (18 to 40)
  • Seneca vs KMI  (20 to 0)
  • KMI vs Beechwood  (20 to 0 - Homecoming)
  • KMI vs Lebanon (12 to 6)
  • Durrett vs KMI (46 to 21)
3 wins and 5 losses
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1960 Varsity team - 38 members

Frank Stalcup - Team Captain
Head Coach - Maj. J.E. Pace, 
Assistant Coach - Lt. Col. B.G. Williams
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1961 Varsity team

Ben Kaufmann, Co-Captain
John Eddie Moore, Co-Captain
Head Coach - Maj. J.E. Pace, 
Assistant Coach - Lt. Col. B.G. Williams
1961 Record
  • KMI vs. Oldham County  (14 to 21)
  • KMI vs Catholic Country Day  (27 to 12)
  • Franklin County vs. KMI  (20 to 7)
  • KMI vs. Seneca  (7 to 38)
  • KMI vs Beechwood  (7 to 0 - Homecoming)
  • Pleasure Ridge Park vs KMI  (22 to 0)
  • Ft. Knox vs KMI (19 to 0)
  • KMI vs Durrett (2 to 26)
3 wins and 5 losses
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1962 Record
  • KMI vs. Oldham County  (0 to 0)
  • Catholic Country Day vs KMI  (0 to 6)
  • Franklin County vs. KMI  (12 to 6)
  • KMI vs. Carrollton  (27 to 0)
  • KMI vs Beechwood  (13 to 19 - Homecoming)
  • KMI vs. Pleasure Ridge Park  (26 to 6)
  • KMI vs Ft. Knox (13 to 25)
  • Tompkinsville vs KMI  (13 to 19)
5 wins and 3 losses
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1962 Varsity team

David Parker, Co-Captain
Pat Danahy, Co-Captain
Head Coach - Maj. J.E. Pace, 
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KMI FOOTBALL

KMI FOOTBALL SEASON HONOR ROLL

1947  10 Wins, 0 Losses

 6 season shutouts, “Shrine Bowl” Winner over St. Xavier 12-0
8,000 attendance on a soggy field,
(Post Season Charity Game sponsored by the Lexington Oleika Temple for a
crippled Children fund choosing the two best high school teams available),
#4 State Litkenhous rating, double-wingback offense, 25 varsity letters,
Head Coach John “Rabbit” Pace, Fullback Henry Prosack 80 season points,
Team Captain Bob Ray (Tailback, Punter, Kicker)

1941                   9 Wins, 0 Losses                             First KMI undefeated season
1948                   9 Wins, 1 Loss                                 Shrine Bowl Winner, Captain Alan Head
1935                   8 Wins, 2 Losses
1963                   6 Wins, 1 Loss, 1 Tie                      5 straight shutouts
1945                   5 Wins, 1 Loss                                #5 State Litkenhous rating
1946                   5 Wins, 3 Losses
1928                   5 Wins, 2 Losses, 1 Tie                 Known as the “Big Blue Wave”,
                                                                                                       considered “best team in 20 yrs”.
1927                  4 Wins, 2 Losses, 1 Tie                  Kentucky Prep School Championship (“Big Blue Wave”)

KMI FOOTBALL HONOR ROLL


1965-Tim Heminger,Guard/Linebacker, All-State(Hon. Mention)
1965-Mick Skelton, Split and Defensive End, All-State(Hon. Mention)
1960 -Frank Stalcup, Back     All Jefferson County (Second Team)
1960 -Joe Fishman, End         All Jefferson County (Hon. Mention), All-State (Hon. Mention)
1960 -Bill Baldwin, Tackle      All Jefferson County (Hon. Mention)
1957 Johnny Saltsman           All Jefferson County, All-State (Hon. Mention)
1957 Bill McCord                      All Jefferson County
1948 Bill Rowekamp               State Leading Scorer (153 season points)
1947 Bob Ray Team                Captain of Undefeated Squad (14 career touchdowns)
1930 Joe Dougherty               Team Captain (4 wins, 3 losses)
1929 William Tillman               Team Captain
1928 Leo Broecker                  Team Captain

KMI FOOTBALL NOTABLE SCORES:  (In the year that they occured!)

        1968 -KMI 31, Louisville Country Day 6 (TD: Reiff-3, Richmond -2)
        1968 -KMI 20, Henry County 7                  (TD: Bardwell -2, Richmond)
        1968 -KMI 19, Breckinridge County 6     (TD: Reiff-2, Ward)
       
        1967 -KMI 26, Shelbyville 6                        (TD: Irwin -3, Hirsh)
        1967 -KMI 25, Eminence 6                          (TD: Invin -3, Richmond)
        1966 -KMI 60, Henry County 21                (TD: Miller -4, Aldous, Miller to Thompson,
                                                                                            Kluge, Kelly, Irvin)
        1966 -KMI 38, Iroquois 30                           (TD: Irvin, Miller-3, Miller to Ingrain, Aldous)
       
        1965 -KMI 16, Franklin County 7              (TD: E. Miller, DeShazo to Forrester)
        1965 -KMI 13, St. Joseph                            (TD: E. Miller, Miller to Thompson)
       
        1964 -KMI 25, Oldham County 18             (TD: LeBlanc -2, DeShazo to Yeiser & Skelton)
        1964 -KMI 20, Beechwood 7                      (TD: LeBlanc, Deshazo to Miller -2)
       
        1963 -KMI 27, Henry County 0                  (TD: Ponder -2, Leblanc to Sharp & Nelson, Rice)
        1963 -KMI 6, Fort Knox 0                            (TD: LeBlanc)
        1963 -KMI 25, Tompkinsville 0                  (TD: Walter -2, Fisher, Simmons, Xpt: Nelson)
       
         1962 -KMI 27, Oldham County 7              (TD: Gills, Waller to Nuckolls, Steen,
                                                                                           Nuckolls to Emerick)
        1962 -KMI 44, Carrollton 0                         (TD: Emerick -2, Steen -2, Waller,
                                                                                          Cunningham, Nuckolls)
       
        1961 -KMI 27, Carrollton 0                         (TD: Oakley, Emerick, Danahy, Parker,
                                                                                          Xpts: Danahy -3)
        1961 -KMI 26, Pleasure Ridge Park 6     (TD: Danahy -2, Parker -2, Xpts: Danahy -2)
        1961 -KMI 19, Tompkinsville 13                (Winning score: Danahy 78 yard 46 quarter run)
       
        1960 -KMI 27, Catholic Country Day 12 (John Waller: 52 yard run)
        1960 -KMI 7, Beechwood 0                       (TD: Dune, Key play: Jackson to Crawford pass)
       
        1959 -KMI 20, Beechwood 0                     (TD: McCune -2, Thorton)
        1959 -KMI 12, Lebanon 6                           (TD: White -2)
       
         1958 -KMI 14, DeSales 13                          (Johnny Saltsman: winning TD and Xpt)

      
       1956 -KMI 19, Fern Creek 12                       (John Garekis: winning TD, Xpt: Beckett)
      
        1955 -KMI 19, Beechwood 7                      (TD: Bailey, Brandon, Finlaw, Xpt: Francis)
      
       1954 -KMI 33, Elizabethtown 0                    (TD: Buckner -3, Murray, Callanen, Xpts: Pace -3)
       1954 -KMI 20, Southern 0                              (TD: Brandon, Callanen, Gurney, Xpts: Pace -2)
       1954 -KMI 41, Beechwood 0                         (TD: Bucker -2, Richmond, Miniard, Gurney,
                                                                                             Tway to Combs)
      
       1953 -KMI 24, Morganfield 0                          (TD: Buckner, Richmond, Whitaker)
       1953 -KMI 32, Culver Military Institute 6     (TD: Buckner -3, Richmond -2)
      
        1951 -KMI 18, Sewanee Military Institute 7 (TD: Joe Scales -2, Joe Cupano -1,
                                                                                        Kollar & Stevens defensive plays
      
       1946 -KMI 19, Anchorage 13                        (TD: King -2, Ray)
       1946 -KMI 24, Jeffersonville (IN) 0              (TD: Ray, Frazier, King)
       1946 -KMI 25, St. Xavier 24                           (TD: Ray -4)
       1946 -KMI 51, Calhoun (GA) 0                      (TD: King, Smith Crutcher, Davis)
       1946 -KMI 13, Danville 12                              (Jerks: winning TD)
      
       1945 -KMI 26, St. Xavier 6                             (Hall: 45 yard TD, Head TD, King TD,
                                                                                    Schulze Intercept TD)
       1945 -KMI 13, Jeffersonville (IN) 6
       1945 -KMI 58, Anchorage 0                           (King 75 yard TD)
       1945 -KMI 39, Indianapolis Park                  (TD: Hall, King, Gysin, Schulze)
       1945 -KMI 58, Flaget 0
      
       1944 -KMI 32, Anchorage 0                           (TD: Finnegan, Ross)
       1944 -KMI 27, St. Joseph Prep                     (Floan, Fournier exceptional defensive plays)
       1944 -KMI 56, Jeffersonville (IN) 6               (TD: Head, Sharer, Defensive star: Ross)
       1943 KMI 38, Tompkinsville 0                       TD: Combs, Beck (2), Alfs, Irwin, Puryear
       1942 KMI 13, Cincinnati Elder 0                   TD: Sharp, Atherholt
       1942 KMI 29, Prestonsburg 0                       TD: Marseilles -2, Sharp, B. Smith

1941 KMI 21, St. Xavier 0                                      Game ball can be seen at KCD Brown Upper School Bldg
1940 KMI 41, Okolona 0                                        Prentice, Stern –great pass receiving performances
1940 KMI 13, New Albany 7                                 TD: Parrish -2
1937 KMI 19, Gordon Lee 6
1935 KMI 33, Lindsey-Wilson                              Hobson, Brislan, Carlton excellent play
1935 KMI 13, Castle Heights Military Academy Crowd over 5,000
1935 KMI 7, Millersburg Military Institute 0       TD: Bigelow
1931 KMI 25, U of L Frosh 0                                 TD: Polio 80 interception return
1931 KMI 20, McCallie (TN) 6                                TD: Stickann 70 run
1930 KMI 20, Baylor 6                                            Doehring 65 yard pass
1930 KMI 13, Butler Frosh 0                                 Allowed only 3 first downs, played at Manual Stadium
1928 KMI 18, DuPont Manual 0                           Hammack: exceptional play (end)
1927 KMI 6, Columbia Military Academy 0       TD: Wax, 3 goal line stands
1927 KMI 32, Glasgow 0                                        Defeated Southern State Conference Ch
       
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I am doing some Notre Dame football research from the 1903 season and noticed some other scores.
On October 17, the University of Kentucky defeated KMI, 18-0.  Not a bad showing!
 
Here’s the UK football record for that year:
 
Kentucky State           L         0-5
Cynthiana                    W      39-0
Georgetown                W      51-0
KMI                         W    18-0
Berea College             W      17-0
Marietta                        W       11-0
Miami (OH)                   W      47-0
Xavier                            W      21-0
North Carolina State  W      18-0
 
Looks like KMI was on a par with a lot of college teams.
Cappy Gagnon


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