St. Thomas Aquinas Knights Team News

TIME  1 p.m.
SITE  Rayen Stadium
RECORDS  Aquinas 6-1; East 3-4
LAST WEEK  Aquinas 27, Garfield 20; East 19, Canfield 0
LAST MEETING  Aquinas won 22-8 in 1981.

Current Central Catholic head football coach Lowell Klinefelter and former area head coach Jack Rose are each headed into the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Unbeaten Marlington and Garaway continue to lead their regions in the weekly Ohio High School Athletic Association computer ratings, which were released this afternoon.

LOUISVILLE  It was the perfect time for St. Thomas Aquinas to connect on a hitch-and-go route.

Here's what you need to know entering Week 7 of the high school football season:

-- Coach's Corner. Massillon's Jason Hall talks to Todd Porter:

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Sirpilla Stadium
RECORDS  Garfield 3-3; Aquinas 5-1
LAST WEEK  Garfield 49, Akron North 19; Aquinas 55, Barberton 7

Trips left. Four wides right. Empty backfields.How about two fullbacks?While throwing the football may be the offensive rage these days, St. Thomas Aquinas High School is turning back the clock. The Knights are fullback heavy.

COLUMBUS  Marlington and Garaway each moved up to No. 1 in their respective regions in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings, which were released today.

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Sirpilla Stadium
RECORDS  Barberton 1-4; Aquinas 4-1

The players and coaches of Stark County helped deliver a memorable opening five weeks to the 2012 high school football season. So who were the best of the best? We asked you this week on FridayNightOhio.com to vote for the top performers of the first half and here are the results from the 1,158 readers who responded:

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