Manchester Panthers Team News

NEW FRANKLIN  Two weeks into the season, the Manchester Panthers are still a team in search of their offensive mojo.

Following Thursday night's

NEW FRANKLIN  To complete his high school football career, Mason Nist is returning to where it began.

GlenOak (0-1) at Massillon (1-0)
WHEN  7 p.m., Thursday
LAST WEEK  Lakota West 42, GlenOak 18; Massillon 41, Perry 37

HILLSDALE  One year ago, the Manchester Panthers received a rude introduction to the new season courtesy of the Hillsdale Falcons, who came to James R. France Stadium and routed their hosts.

Fast-forward one year and the setting changed, but the result remained the same for France and the Panthers.

Opening Kick-Off, Part Two

Following Thursday night's three games, a full slate of 2015 season openers kicks off tonight. Here's some information to get you ready for the match-ups:

• Results from Thursday: 

NEW FRANKLIN  A 5-5 record just won’t cut it at Manchester.


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  Jim France, 44th season, 373-110-3
LAST YEAR  5-5, 4-3
POSTSEASON  Division V, Region 15