'High School Football'
Black River running back Andrew Vaughn was a narrow runner-up to Fairless quarterback Hunter Wells for Northeast Inland District Division V Offensive Player of the Year last month.
Surprisingly, that wasn’t enough for the senior to be named first-team All-Ohio when those teams were announced Tuesday by The Associated Press.
The 5-foot-11, 200-pound Vaughn earned a second-team …Read More
COLUMBUS — Highland quarterback Bruce Kinsey was named to The Associated Press Division II All-Ohio first team Monday, but he would trade it “in a second, in a heartbeat” to be playing for a state championship Friday.
The 6-foot-1, 190-pound senior, who led the Hornets (13-1) to their first state semifinal appearance, where they lost 41-13 …Read More
Very few things bring a community together quite like a deep playoff run in high school football. The streets are lined with signs rooting for the team as hype turns into hyperbole with every win.
At Highland, it was a little different as the Hornets went where few Medina County teams have gone before when it …Read More
Highland quarterback Bruce Kinsey and his teammates almost never lose their composure on the football field.
But when a remarkable ride comes to an end, as it did Friday with a 41-13 Division II state semifinal loss to powerful …Read More
PARMA — When two players are clicking the way Marshon Lattimore and Quan Robinson Jr. were Friday night, they can be tough to stop.
The duo teamed up to push Glenville past Highland 41-13 in a Division II state semifinal at Byers Field and send the Tarbloooders to their second state championship game.
Robinson and …Read More
PARMA — The season the Highland football players will remember for the rest of their lives is over.
The Hornets had Glenville on the ropes at halftime after rallying …Read More
PARMA — Glenville hasn’t seen a read-option as efficient as Highland’s. The Hornets haven’t seen anything remotely close to the Tarblooders’ speed.
The matchups are perfectly …Read More
CLEVELAND — Since the turn of the century, the St. Ignatius football team has hoisted three championship banners in its gym for football. St. Edward has done it once.
Glenville? It’s never happened.
Truth be told, the Tarblooders have only been to the state finals once — in 2009 — and even that came with …Read More
CLEVELAND — Should Cleveland Glenville lose to Highland in Friday’s Division II state semifinal don’t look for Tarblooders coach Ted Ginn Sr. to shed any tears. The veteran coach has already …Read More
There’s a reason Grant Wallace leads the Highland football team in tackles: A part of best friend, neighbor and fellow linebacker Keith Williams is on the field with him.
“He’s always told me he’d be out there playing for me, that I was playing within him,” said Williams, who shattered two bones in his right forearm …Read More