Garaway Pirates Team News


Football is back. And so is another season of 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.

WHEN Friday, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE McFarren Field at Dalton Stadium

RECORDS Garaway was 11-1 last year. Dalton was 6-4.


DALTON There’s no time like the present to find out about your football team. That’s basically Dalton coach Mike Doty’s feelings this week as his team prepares for Friday night’s season opener.

SUGARCREEK  Last year’s Garaway Pirates were the cream of the crop among area football teams.

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.

DOVER  At a recent West team practice, you couldn’t miss Garaway wide receiver Connor Troyer, who was sporting fluorescent green shorts.

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.


The list is down to 15 for the Stark County High School Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015 and we’re looking for your input in determining who ultimately makes it.