St. Thomas Aquinas Knights Team News

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.

Plenty of colleges made recruiting Joel Rich a priority and he appreciated all of the interest.

But one school stands above all others for the senior-to-be from St. Thomas Aquinas High School.

“He loves Boston College,” Aquinas head coach Tim Budd.

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Tyler Moeglin, who led St. Thomas Aquinas to its first playoff appearance in 23 years last season, has signed to continue his football career at Baldwin-Wallace College. Moeglin was an All-Ohio and All-Stark County player last.

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.

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

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St. Thomas Aquinas High School senior football star Tyler Moeglin earned Academic All-Ohio honors from the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association.

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.