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.
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.
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.
When he first started looking at colleges, Ridgewood High School’s Evan Jones got some sound advice.
“People told me that I would visit a school that felt like home, and that’s what happened,” he said.
When he first started looking at colleges, Ridgewood’s Evan Jones got some sound advice.
“People told me that I would visit a school that felt like home and that’s what happened,” he said.
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.
STATE FINALS SCHEDULE
Saturday at Canton Fawcett Stadium
St. Ignatius (12-2) vs. Pickerington Central (11-2), 7
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