Archive for January, 2012

What about Weeden?

What about Weeden?

| January 31, 2012 | 1 Comment

It is the week before the Super Bowl as the calendar marks early February, which means that the Cleveland Browns have now been out of playoff contention for at least three months. While other franchises made the leap from cellar-dweller to playoff participant (i.e. the Houston Texans, Cincinnati Bengals, even the Denver Broncos) this season, […]

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Grossi a Twitter casualty …

Grossi a Twitter casualty …

| January 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

… or, how to lose your beat in 140 characters or less. Longtime Browns beat writer Tony Grossi, in case you missed it, has been reassigned by the Cleveland Plain Dealer after a recent tweet he made on Browns owner Randy Lerner, calling him “pathetic” and “irrelevant.” PD editors chose to pull Grossi from covering […]

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Doug Haas hired as Wooster High FB coach

Doug Haas hired as Wooster High FB coach

| January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Doug Haas was hired as the new Wooster High varsity football coach at the district’s Board meeting Tuesday night. Haas, 40, completed his third year at Cloverleaf this past fall and had a 14-16 overall record leading the Colts. Prior to that he coached Triway (13-18) and Rittman (17-14) for three seasons each, leading both […]

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The Legacy of Joe Paterno

The Legacy of Joe Paterno

| January 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Just heard the news update of Joe Paterno’s health status and it isn’t good. His status is being characterized as serious and the Paterno Family isn’t commenting on it further. Leaves me to think of the legacy that Joe Paterno could leave behind. I think of the unanswered questions that so many people want to […]

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Boys H.S. Basketball postponements Friday, Jan. 13

Boys H.S. Basketball postponements Friday, Jan. 13

| January 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Boys High School Basketball postponments Friday, Jan. 13 (re-schedule date in parentheses) Smithville at Northwestern (1/17/12). CVCA at Triway (1/14/12). Wooster at Lexington (2/4/12) Norwayne at Hillsdale (1/28/12) Waynedale vs Rittman (1/14/12) Other: OCC Diving Championships at Wooster High School (1/14/12 2 pm, after swimming competitions) If you know of any others please post them. […]

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Wooster High narrows coaching search to eight

Wooster High narrows coaching search to eight

| January 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Wooster High School football coaching search has been narrowed to eight candidates from a pool of approximately 50 applicants, athletic director Andy Kellar said. The interview process started Wednesday. The Generals are seeking a replacement for Mike McCreary, who resigned Dec. 12 following a 69-63 record over 13 seasons. That included a 4-6 record […]

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Big Problems for Smithville Dream Team

Big Problems for Smithville Dream Team

| January 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

The Board of Education for Green Local Schools apologized to the community at a board meeting towards the end of December. They evened rescinded the forced resignation of legendary Smithville Football coach Keith Schrock and spoke of how they were going to work to make amends. I believe the real answer is resoundingly very hollow. […]

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A last farewell to a legend

A last farewell to a legend

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Shaking hands with a legend, now that was an awesome experience. To meet the man, who has done so much for Smithville Local Schools both on the gridiron and in the classroom, I was in awe. How do you describe the emotions of meeting one of Wayne County’s greatest football coaches ever? How do you […]

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Wooster High alum Wright tabbed as Fla. Atl. O-Coord

Wooster High alum Wright tabbed as Fla. Atl. O-Coord

| January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brian Wright, a graduate of Wooster High School (1990) and The College of Wooster, was named offensive coordinator at Div. I Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Fla., this week. He accepted an offer to join the football staff of newly hired Carl Pelini, brother of Nebraska head coach Bo Pelini. Carl Pelini left his post […]

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Rock on Ohio State!

Rock on Ohio State!

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

We lost 24-17 to Florida in the Urban Bowl AKA the Gator Bowl. I heard the pundits time and time again talking about the Gators special teams and just how much better they were than Ohio State. I watched as the Bucknuts Front Row Radio website had one dumbo after another ripping into Luke Fickell, […]

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