Manchester Panthers Team News

COLUMBUS  Despite staying undefeated, Minerva dropped from the top of its region. Despite suffering its first loss, GlenOak remained a solid No. 1 in its.

Manchester kept its Principal Athletic Conference title hopes alive Friday night with a 40-21 victory over winless Triway at Titans Stadium.
The Panthers, who have won back-to-back championships, broke open a surprisingly close game (21-14) after the intermission by scoring 19 unanswered points en route to the win.

WHEN  Friday, 7 p.m.
SITE  Titans Stadium
RECORDS  Manchester 4-3, 3-1; Triway 0-7, 0-4

COLUMBUS  Minerva has joined GlenOak as a top-rated team in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings, which were released Tuesday.

The Manchester Panthers have been a hard team to figure out this year for veteran Head Coach Jim France, and probably most of their opponents.

TUSCARAWAS TWP Nate Held admits he wasn’t sure what to expect out of his Tuslaw football team coming into this week of practice.

THE TEAMS  The Tuslaw Mustangs looked on their way to their second straight Principals Athletic Conference win last week at Tusky Valley, leading 26-7 at halftime. However, they were outscored 21-0 in the second half to drop a 28-26 decision to the Trojans.

WHEN  Friday, 7 p.m.
SITE  France Stadium
RECORDS  Tuslaw 3-3, 1-2; Manchester 3-3, 2-1

COLUMBUS  GlenOak continues to lead its region while a number of playoff regulars throughout the 2000s are on the outside looking in after today’s release of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings.