Marlington Dukes Team News

CANTON  The three-hour shootout escaped the East’s control Saturday night.

There were no worries on head coach Dale Soles’ sideline. Minutes later his players put the finishing touches on a come-from-behind victory.

CANTON  Massillon’s Anthony McCarthy clapped his hands in anguish as his second 52-yard field goal try fell short in The Repository’s East-West All-Star Football Game Kicking Contest.

CLEVELAND  A team of high school football players from Stark County won the Cleveland Browns Regional 7-on-7 Tournament, held Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium.

Marlington High School’s Dymonte Thomas and Massillon’s Kyle Kempt are nominees to play in the 2013 U.S

There will be no shortage of offensive talent for this summer’s 23rd annual Repository East-West All-Star Football Game.

For the first time since 1994 the Ohio High School Athletic Association expanded its divisional format for high school football teams and the Massillon Tigers could be on the move — down a division.

CANTON  When college football coaches raked through the football fields of Stark County they found fertile territory.

The gentlemen’s agreement some Big Ten football coaches used to have with each other in recruiting might be evaporating.

After dinner on Tuesday night, Urban Meyer and Stan Drayton were on their way out of Canton. They had another stop, another house, another recruit to visit.

Marlington High School’s Alden Hill, Zach Higgins and Dymonte Thomas all received first-team Associated Press’ Division III All-Ohio honors.