Malvern Hornets 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.

HEAD COACH  Dave Tucci, 15th year, 107-49
LAST YEAR  1-9, 1-6
POSTSEASON  Division VII, Region 23


MALVERN  Dave Tucci is back in the coaching saddle, but only for a limited time.

The former Malvern High School football head coach will be hired later this week as the Hornets’ interim head coach by the Brown Local School District.

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.


Minerva senior running back Dalton Hartshorn was selected the Northeastern Buckeye Conference Player of the Year after leading Stark County in rushing this season.

After leading a remarkable turnaround this fall for the Perry High School football team, senior running back Braxton Berry was selected the Federal League Player of the Year.