Dover Tornadoes Team News

For the first time, The Repository and WHBC collaborated on selecting the All-Stark County Football Team for 2014.

An unbeaten regular season earned Central Catholic a couple of the top awards on the 2014 Associated Press All-Northeast Ohio Inland District Football Team.


The Stark County High School Football Hall of Fame is seeking your input in determining who will be finalists for the Class of 2015.


Five area high school football standouts and two head coaches received top honors as the 2014 East District All-Star Teams recently were selected by a panel of media.

Central Catholic will stay in Stark County and GlenOak will make the short trip to Akron for their regional semifinal football games Saturday.

DOVER  That was no ordinary No. 7 seed the Dover Tornadoes faced Friday night.

Columbus St. Francis DeSales had a huge offensive line, a talented quarterback and a bevy of speedy running backs that ran roughshod against the Dover defense.

When a No. 2 seed faces a No. 7 seed in the postseason, the casual observer might think the higher seed is in for an easy time of it.

But not when the No. 2 seed is facing a storied high school football program.

2014 OHSAA Football Playoffs – First Round Pairings

Pairings are shown with seeds and regular-season records

(Watch for pre-game "Two-Minute Drill" analysis on several games)


NEW PHILADELPHIA  Dover started its countdown to play New Philadelphia this season in the 111th football game between the rivals immediately after last year’s gut-wrenching, three-overtime loss to the Quakers.