Dover Tornadoes Team News

DOVER  In the motion picture “Forrest Gump,” the lead character says “Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you’re going to get.”

Opening Kick-Off, Part Two

Following Thursday night's three games, a full slate of 2015 season openers kicks off tonight. Here's some information to get you ready for the match-ups:

• Results from Thursday: 

ARE YOU READY?

Football is back. And so is another season of FridayNightOhio.com coverage of varsity football. The new season kicks off with three games tonight:

• Perry Panthers will face backyard rivals Massillon Tigers at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium. Kick-off is 7:30 p.m.

DOVER  For the past 20 seasons, the mantra from Dover head football coach Dan Ifft has been the same.

HEAD COACH  Dan Ifft, 21st year, 178-52
LAST YEAR  8-3, 5-0
POSTSEASON  Division III, Region 7

RETURNING LETTERMEN (17)

MASSILLON  Perry Week officially began for Massillon’s football team at 9:45 Thursday evening. For all involved, it couldn’t arrive fast enough.

Believe it or not, the 2015 high school football season will officially kickoff with a full slate of games beginning Aug. 28.

As is the case at the beginning of every sports season, expectations of conference titles and playoff appearances run rampant through the minds of players, coaches and fans alike for their respective teams.

Northwest has been searching for a new league to call home for four years. The Principals Athletic Conference is searching for members after seeing three depart in the last couple of weeks.