Garaway Pirates Team News

 

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the third weekly Associated Press poll of 2013, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

 

The Massillon Tigers’ first year as a Division II team already has produced its first No. 1 ranking in the initial Associated Press state football poll.

 

High school football players increasingly are bigger, faster, stronger — better.

 

 

Difficult to detect. Symptoms that vary. Potential long-term effects that are not completely understood.

 

 

Matt Christopher is a man with muscles upon muscles. A 6-foot-1, 230-pound hitting machine during his playing days, which ended in 1995, he still looks unbreakable.

 

NEW PHILADELPHIA  Even after a tough defeat, there still were  plenty of smiles on the East sideline after the West’s 31-28 victory Friday night in the 36th Annual Times-Reporter Charity All-Star Football Game.

NEW PHILADELPHIA  Everyone knew the West had the potential for firepower.

The potential was realized.