Malvern Hornets Team News

COLUMBUS  Divisional changes came as expected for the Massillon and Louisville football teams. And McKinley, as expected, stayed put in the big-school division.

Malvern High School announced that Todd Shadle has been hired as the Hornets new head football coach, pending approval by the school board at its May 20th meeting.

MALVERN  After turning the Malvern High School football program into a playoff regular, Dave Tucci has resigned as head coach to pursue other opportunities within the school system.

COLUMBUS  The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors — during its regularly scheduled January meeting today — announced the 2013 state football championship game dates under the new seven-division format.

A great individual honor awaits six men this summer, when they will be inducted into the Stark County High School Football Hall of Fame.

COLUMBUS  The 2012 Associated Press Division V-VI All-Ohio high school football teams, based on the recommendations of a state media panel:
First Team

A pair of Garaway players rode the success of a 10-0 season to spots on the Division V first team as the 2012 Associated Press All-Ohio high school football teams were released Wednesday.

There will be a shake-up around the state next year when the Ohio High School Athletic Association goes to a seven-division format. It will allow more teams to make the playoffs with eight teams in seven divisions as opposed to just six.

Here's this week's schedule for the Ohio High School Athletic Association state championship football games in Stark County:


Division VI: Newark Catholic (12-2) vs. Maria Stein Marion Local (12-2), 11 a.m., Paul Brown Tiger Stadium

A versatile senior quarterback and two dynamic senior athletes lead the local honorees on the Associated Press Northeast Inland District high school football team, which was released Thursday night.