Archive for November, 2011

Nine locals make Div. V, VI AP All-Ohio

Nine locals make Div. V, VI AP All-Ohio

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nine locals made the Div. V, VI AP All-Ohio football team from The Daily Record coverage area, led by first-team lineman Paul Kelbly in Div. V. Here are the complete lists below. COLUMBUS (AP) — The 2011 Associated Press Division V All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel: […]

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Eleven locals make D-IV AP All-Ohio

Eleven locals make D-IV AP All-Ohio

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eleven players from The Daily Record coverage area were selected to the Div. IV Associated Press All-Ohio team released this evening, led by five apiece from state finalist Norwayne and playoff qualifier Orrville. Here’s the complete list of Div. III and IV honorees, with area players in bold. COLUMBUS (AP) — The 2011 Associated Press […]

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Points aplenty for Norwayne, Kenton

Points aplenty for Norwayne, Kenton

| November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Bring a calculator to keep up with all the points and yards likely to be amassed in the Div. IV state football championship in Massillon Saturday. Norwayne and Kenton have combined for 1,280 points! Kenton has 642 (already 6th best in OHSAA history for a season), while Norwayne has 638 (8th best). Fantastic50.net has top-ranked […]

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2011 AP Northeastern Inland All-District football

2011 AP Northeastern Inland All-District football

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s the 2011 Associated Press Northeastern Inland All-District football teams based on the recommendations of a media panel. Top local award winners are in Div. IV – Adam Wallace (Norwayne) co-Offensive PLayer of the Year and Mason Monheim (Orrville) repeat Defensive POTY. DIVISION I First Team OFFENSE: Ends—Dayne Hammond, Youngs. Boardman, 6-6, 200, sr.; Dashawn […]

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To comment, or not to comment

To comment, or not to comment

| November 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

“Never argue, never explain.” That was one of the first pieces of newspapering advice I got 25 years ago, from an old colleague when I wondered why he spent 10 minutes on the phone, silently listening to a long, loud complaint from a reader. I don’t agree with that totally, although I do try and […]

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Monheim: A true role model

Monheim: A true role model

| November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Last Saturday’s Norwayne win over Orrville was the end of the Red Riders’ season, and the end of the high school careers of the OHS seniors. Included in that group was Mason Monheim, Orrville’s fantastic inside linebacker/running back who finished as the school’s all-time leader in games played (among non-kickers) and the all-time leading tackler. […]

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The rise of the underdo

Norwayne over Orrville!!

| November 13, 2011 | 1 Comment

Wow! Floored may have been the better word for myself and the vast majority of Wayne County people who know anything about either team. Norwayne was by far the underdog coming into this matchup and Orrville definitely carried majority of the cards when both teams met up on Saturday. The thing I can say are […]

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JoePa’s exit

JoePa’s exit

| November 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

I can remember vividly sitting in front of the TV and watching first the Art Schlichter interception, then the punch thrown by Woody Hayes that ended his coaching career at Ohio State in the 1978 Gator Bowl. It was stunning, but hardly a surprise. Still, even Schlichter wouldn’t have bet that Joe Paterno’s six-plus decades […]

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