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Cougars Middle School Football

Who we are

As part of Northern Kentucky Youth Athletics, our middle school program consists of three teams that include 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Our regular season scholastic-based schedule includes teams from the Norsemen Football Conference and games against other top scholastic-based programs from Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio.

Outside of regular season, conference, and scholastic games, our areas's top talent suit up in Cougar blue and white to compete in regional & national tournaments.

Cougars Tradition | Built By Champions

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2022 Season

8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2027)

  • Battle in Rocky Top National Champion (14U|8th Grade)
  • Norseman Football Conference Champion

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2028)

  • Norseman Football Conference Champion



8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2024)

  • Battle in Rocky Top National Champion (14U|8th Grade)

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2025)


2016 Season

8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2021)

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2022)


2021 Season

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2027)

  • Battle in Rocky Top National Champion (12U|7th Grade)


2018 Season

8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2023)

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2024)


2015 Season

8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2020)

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2021)


2020 Season

8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2025)

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2026)

2017 Season

8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2022)

  • NKYFL Super Bowl Champion (Senior Division)
  • Norseman Football Conference Champion

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2023)

  • NKYFL Senior Division Super Bowl Champion (w/ 8th)


2014 Inaugural Season

8th Grade Cougars (Class of 2019)

  • NKYFL Super Bowl Champion (Senior Division)
  • Norsemen Football Conference Champion

7th Grade Cougars (Class of 2020)

  • NKYFL Super Bowl Champion (Senior Division w/8th)


Cougars Staff and Coaches

Jay Dauwe

Director of Football | Northern Kentucky Youth Athletics

Jeff Kremer

Director of Football, 7th Grade Head Coach | Cougars Middle School Football

Norsemen Football Conference

The Cougars Middle School football team plays in the Norseman Conference. Conference members include Union Raiders, Boone Rebels, Cooper Jaguars, and Lexington Catholic Knights. 

Travis Nipper

President | Northern Kentucky Youth Athletics

Hebron Cougars Middle School Football requirements

  • Must attend Conner Middle School or Camp Ernst Middle School and live in the Conner High School District (See Boone County High School District Map)
  • Must maintain passing grades during the season
  • Must be a 6th, 7th or 8th grade student
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Northern Kentucky Youth Athletics Sponsors

These fine organizations make what we do possible. Please show your support to these amazing sponsors and thank them for their commitment to our organization. Interested in becoming a sponsor?

For more information on how to become a sponsor with NKY Athletics please contact us here!

Sponsored by St. Elizabeth Healthcare

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

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St. Elizabeth Healthcare is one of the oldest, largest and most respected medical providers in the Greater Cincinnati region.

Sponsored by Longnecks Sports Grill

Longnecks Sports Grill

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As a loyal sponsor and home to our overflowing trophy case at the Hebron location, Longnecks Sports Grill has always been there to support NKYA. Tackle your next lunch or dinner plans at Longnecks!

Sponsored by Bailey's Car Wash

Bailey's Car Wash

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A proud NKYAthletics sponsor, Bailey’s is a local, family owned car wash providing a range of washing and detailing options for our customers! Since 2002, we have been providing outstanding services to the Northern Kentucky area. Our experience, customer service, and overall value is what sets Bailey’s apart from our competition.