'High School Football'
Highland junior Nick Corvo stands just 6 feet tall and weighs 210 pounds.
That’s good size for a defensive back or even a linebacker, but Corvo is the starting defensive end for a 13-0 Hornets team that has made history by advancing to the Division II state semifinals against Glenville (12-0) at Byers Field.
Travel has been the least of the Highland football fans’ concerns.
The Hornets will have a short bus ride for the fourth straight playoff game, as they will play Glenville at Parma’s Byers Field in a Division II state semifinal Friday.
The Ohio High School Athletic Assocation announced the site Sunday afternoon.
Highland (13-0) began its postseason by hosting …Read More
The 1995 and 2007 Brunswick Blue Devils now have company.
The 2013 Highland Hornets became just the third Medina County football team to reach the state semifinals, defeating Avon 24-21 Friday in a thrilling Division II, …Read More
BRUNSWICK — It kept running the ball and running down the clock, giving its defense opportunities to make sure time ran out on Avon’s season.
The top-seeded Highland football team is still …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Their names won’t show up in the box score, but the unheralded and often anonymous Highland offensive linemen came up big Friday.
It would be hard to find a better performance than the one turned in by the six road graders in the Hornets’ 24-21 Division II, Region 4 final win over …Read More
Tyler Frederick smiles from ear to ear when asked about his nickname because he’s had no choice but to get used to it.
Heck, he doesn’t even remember the last time a teammate called him “Tyler.”
The story dates to the Highland two-way lineman’s elementary school days. Apparently showing no regard for Frederick’s feelings — not …Read More
BRUNSWICK — No one would blame the Highland football team if it had extra moxie after defeating Massillon 17-14 last week or if it played the revenge card after losing to Avon in the playoffs two years ago.
The 12-0 Hornets don’t roll like that. They’ve remained grounded heading into tonight’s Division II, Region 4 championship …Read More
The resume spoke for itself: a perfect record, No. 6 rating in The Associated Press state poll, 2,472 yards total offense and 29 touchdowns in the regular season.
Highland quarterback Bruce Kinsey was the unanimous choice for Division II Offensive Player of the Year when the All-Northeast Inland District teams were released Wednesday by the AP.
The …Read More
The son of his youth football coach and still the younger brother of the quarterback, Coltin Kinsey has always gotten a lot of advice.
It doesn’t happen very often, but every once in a while the talented Highland receiver/cornerback likes to get in his two cents worth.
“He’ll …Read More
The exact number fluctuates between 2,560 and 2,640, but Jonny Zaz squeezes every ounce out of his ability.
Standing 5-foot-7¼ — and he wants that quarter inch! — the senior has had an outstanding season for the Highland football team despite weighing between 160 and 165 pounds, depending on the day.