Manchester Panthers Team News


The OHSAA officially released the playoff pairings today and the matchups for area teams are as expected.




COLUMBUS  Manchester continues to lead Division V, Region 15 in the latest Ohio High School Athletic Association weekly football computer ratings.


Massillon’s narrow loss Friday at Fitch has cost the Tigers the top spot in the Associated Press Division II state poll.



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.