Mckinley Bulldogs Team News

John Grimsley was a monster back. It sounded scary, and the way he played, it was.


CANTON  After Thom McDaniels was hired as McKinley High School’s new football coach, it felt familiar.

On the same day that former McKinley High School football coach Todd Filtz resigned his position after a three-hour meeting with Canton City Schools Superintendent Adrian Allison, Thom McDaniels was in Columbus.

Thom McDaniels is returning as head coach of the McKinley High School football team. The Canton City Schools made the announcement this afternoon.  The Board of Education is expected to approve the hire at its meeting at 6 p.m., Monday at the Compton Learning Center.

CANTON  Inside the office of Canton City Schools Superintendent Adrian Allison a surprise meeting ended with a surprising result. Allison’s Tuesday ended with him needing a football coach at McKinley High School, and a parting of ways with second-year head coach Todd Filtz.

CANTON  Two years after Canton City Schools engaged community stakeholders, held meetings to better understand what fans wanted in a new football coach and went through a meticulous interview scoring process, McKinley High School is right back where it started — without a head football coach.

From the way Jamal Davis II tells it, the Pitt Panthers spent all weekend telling him the things he needed to hear.

The McKinley High School senior linebacker reciprocated by telling head coach Paul Chryst what he needed to hear.

CANTON  When a game unravels against the St. Ignatius Wildcats, it unravels quickly.