WEEK 10 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
The final week of the 2015 regular season is this weekend, and four teams in the Akron Beacon Journal coverage area -- Archbishop Hoban, Buckeye, Stow and Woodridge -- are undefeated at 9-0 and headed to the OHSAA playoffs. There are also several 8-1, 7-2 and 6-3 teams with playoff aspirations.
(All games 7 p.m., unless noted)To read more or comment...
Copley senior Chris Brennan, Revere senior Daniel Branch and Walsh Jesuit senior Lauren Demarchi have been selected to play in the fifth Annual High School Soccer All-American Games on Dec. 5, 2015 in Raleigh, N.C.
A total of 40 players, who are all seniors, were selected for the boys and girls matches, which will be held the same weekend and in the same proximity as the
Women’s NCAA Division I College Cup.
All participants are scheduled to arrive on Dec. 3 and will attend the semifinal matches on Dec. 4 and the championship match on Dec. 6To read more or comment...
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings on Tuesday, Oct. 27. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report this Sunday morning, Nov. 1.
The top 20 schools in the two Division I regions are shown below, while the top 12 schools in each region of Divisions II through VII (four regions per division) are shown. Ratings are listed by division and region with record and average points. The complete report showing all teams in every region is linked below and is posted on the football page at OHSAA.org, which includes an explanation of how the ratings are calculated.
There are seven football divisions, with the largest 72 schools in Division I and the remaining schools in Divisions II through VII (approximately 108 schools in each division). The top 16 teams in both Division I regions will qualify for the playoffs, while the top eight schools in each region in Divisions II through VII will qualify.
There are several teams within the Akron Beacon Journal coverage area that are looking good with regards to making the playoffs.To read more or comment...
The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced 35 high schools, including five Akron Public Schools and Norton, recently violated a bylaw or regulation.
The Akron Beacon Journal reported on the APS violations earlier this year.
Buchtel, East, Firestone, Garfield and Kenmore combined to permit 16 ineligible student-athletes to participate in six OHSAA sponsored sports – football, volleyball, cross country, boys basketball, girls basketball and wrestling – during the 2014-2015 school year.
The OHSAA said the students participated in a combined total of 120 events, and were victorious in 42. Of the 16 students, two violated Bylaw 4-2-1, age, and seven violated Bylaw 4-4-1, scholarship. These nine students participated in a total of 62 combined events. In accordance with Bylaw 10-2-1, forfeitures, the school must forfeit the 14 victorious contests in which these ineligible student participated.To read more or comment...
North 5, Barberton 2 – Senior Lwek Soe scored two goals and assisted on two other goals Wednesday as the 10 seed Vikings beat the No. 9 seed and host Magics 5-2 in a Division I sectional semifinal.
Senior Yoba Tamang scored two goals and junior Boo Le totaled a goal and two assists for North (7-5-3). Junior Neema Tamang made four saves for the Vikings.
Senior Austin Rector scored both goals for Barberton (4-12-0).
“This is our first game against Barberton since 2013 during regular season play,” North coach Michael Kane said. “We played them for seven years straight in the regular season starting in 2007, with Barberton always taking the win. This is redemption.”To read more or comment...
The Mogadore football team (7-1, 3-0) concludes the home portion of its regular season schedule Friday night with Waterloo (2-6, 0-3) in a Portage Trail Conference County Division game.
Luke Cramer rushed for two touchdowns last week as Mogadore beat host Garrettsville 31-0.
Zeddie Pollock remains an impact player for Mogadore as the Wildcats quarterback and kicker.To read more or comment...
Norton Athletic Director Brian Miller announced that all spectators will get into Friday night’s football game for free between the host Panthers and the Woodridge Bulldogs.
“Norton Family Practice and Community Health is sponsoring this night along with the athletic department,” Miller said. “We both felt it would be a great way to thank our community for passing the bond issue [to build the new stadium]. Community Health is donating $5,000 to Norton Schools to help us run this event.
“I’m excited for Norton and it shows how the community believes in the schools and that we appreciate their support of our students.”
Miller said Norton Superintendent David Dunn, Principal Ryan Shanor, Assistant Principal Rob Howerton and the Board of Education helped plan the event.To read more or comment...
Keishaun Sims and Tevion Cleveland will the lead Perry football team (6-2, 3-1 Federal League) into Jackson (4-4, 2-2) on Friday after great performances last week in a 41-0 home win over Canton McKinley (5-3, 3-2).
Sims rushed for 192 yards and four touchdowns, and Cleveland rushed for 86 yards and two touchdowns.
Sims and Cleveland each snagged an interception too.To read more or comment...
The Lake football team (5-3) needs to keep Canton Central Catholic senior John Colangelo in mind, and preferably away from the ball, Friday when the teams meet at CCC.
Colangelo achieved a trifecta of sorts when he scored three touchdowns last week (a 48-yard interception return, a 33-yard run and an 88-yard kickoff return) to guide CCC (6-2) to a 47-14 win over host North Canton Hoover.To read more or comment...