Carrollton Warriors Team News

MASSILLON

If anyone should be able to understand what the players on the four Ohio North-South All-Star Football Classic teams are going through, it's Mike Franklin.

A spot in an all-star game is something every player to receives one is honored to hold. That's true of the individuals who are chosen to coach in those games as well.

There will not be a fourth straight Division V state championship football game between Central Catholic and Coldwater this fall. The new competitive balance formula applied by the Ohio High School Athletic Association guarantees it.

Perry won't have a chance to make its third consecutive Division II state football championship game this fall. That's because it won't be in Division II anymore.

CARROLLTON Phil Mauro, who coached football in both Stark and Tuscarawas Counties, is returning to the area and will ply his trade in Carroll County next season.

The former New Philadelphia and Jackson High School head coach was hired to be the new head football coach at Carrollton by the Carrollton Exempted Village School District Board of Education Thursday night.

FBS (Division I)
 
Aquinas: OL Francisco Pedrozo (Eastern Michigan), LS Kyle O'Connor (Army)

MASSILLON

Almost two decades after it was last played at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, the Ohio North-South Classic is returning to Massillon in April.

COLUMBUS  The Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship games will be played at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton in 2017 and 2018 following approval from the OHSAA Board of Directors at its January meeting Thursday.

Carrollton High School head football coach Eric McCort announced his resignation on his Facebook page on Wednesday.

A 1996 Carrollton graduate, McCort said he resigned to spent more time with his wife and four children.