Manchester Panthers Team News

Here's our guide to Week 8 action:

WHEN  Friday, 7 p.m.

WHERE  James R. France Stadium

WHEN  7 p.m., Friday
LAST WEEK  Indian Valley 49, Manchester 36; Tuslaw 24, Tusky Valley 0
LAST MEETING  Manchester won 42-6 last year.

COLUMBUS  Unbeaten Central Catholic not only continues to lead its region in the latest release of the Ohio High School Athletic Association weekly football computer ratings, but the Crusaders also have the most average computer points of an area team regardless of division.

GNADENHUTTEN  Indian Valley dashed Manchester's upset hopes with 28 straight points in the second half to erase an eight-point deficit and score a 49-36 win.

Indian Valley’s defense took a while to find its footing.

The offense just had to look for Jake Davis.

The bruising fullback/tailback led the offense with a six-touchdown performance as the Braves rallied for a crazy 49-36 Principals’ Athletic Conference win over Manchester at Kelley Field on Friday night.

WHEN  Tonight, 7
LAST WEEK  Manchester 42, Timken 18; Indian Valley 28, CVCA 6
LAST MEETING  Manchester 28, Indian Valley 14, in 2013

The Indian Valley High School football team knows this routine all too well.

Heading into Week 7, the Braves have a solid overall record of 5-1 and are unbeaten in the PAC at 3-0. Next up is Manchester, with unbeaten Triway on deck.

Indian Valley doesn’t want to fall into a routine.

Here's our guide to Week 7 action:

NEW FRANKLIN  No football player dreams of a losing senior season marked by lopsided losses and forgettable Friday nights.