Barney Thweatt is the common thread that ties a tradition of great Marshall County Basketball to the powerhouse known as the Christian County Colonels. Success has been a constant companion of Barney Thweatt.
Barney Thweatt was a member of the 1947 State Runner-up and 1948 State Champion Brewers Redmen team. Barney’s team was ranked number one all year and went undefeated in 1948. In fact, Brewers is the last undefeated Kentucky Boys High School Basketball team to be crowned State Champions.