Manchester Panthers Team News

A relentless comeback effort from Manchester fell short as Woodridge hit a game-clinching field goal with two seconds remaining, escaping with a 38-35 victory at home Friday night.



Heartbreak was a privilege for the Panthers following a first half that saw them get dominated in every facet of the game.


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WHEN  Friday, 7 p.m.
SITE  Lohoski Field
RECORDS  Manchester 0-1, Woodridge 1-0
LAST WEEK  Hillsdale 36, Manchester 20; Woodridge 55, CVCA 0

Hillsdale at Manchester

TIME  7 p.m.

SITE  France Stadium

2011 RECORDS  Hillsdale 9-1; Manchester 7-4

LAST MEETING  First meeting.

Key information on the Manchester Panthers entering the 2012 season:



Thursday, Aug. 16

Coventry at Alliance 11 a.m.

Waynedale at Indian Valley, 5 p.m.

Walsh Jesuit at Jackson, 6 p.m.

Hoban at Lake, 6 p.m.

GNADENHUTTEN  In all-star games, it’s usually the norm to have more than one player at each position.

CANTON  This wasn’t just a chance to get together and play a football game in the middle of summer. Saturday night at Fawcett Stadium meant something. It meant a lot.

It was the 23rd Repository East-West All-Star football game. With the series tied at 11 games each, it is easy to see why.

CANTON  It was a Repository East-West All-Star Football Game record that stood for 22 years.

Taurice Scott blew that to smithereens in less than 22 seconds.