Manchester Panthers Team News

Week 4: League Play Begins

 After playing non-conference games to open their 2015 seasons, many teams (not independents) dive into their first taste of league play this week. 

The rain did little to wash the disappointment off Manchester head coach Jim France’s face Friday.

NEW FRANKLIN  The first win of the season will have to wait a bit longer for the Manchester Panthers.

NEW FRANKLIN  By the time it arrives, high school seniors have spent years dreaming about it.

A player's final season of high school football is an experience most look forward to with great anticipation, so what happens when that season lands with a disappointing thud?

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.