Wednesday, August 27, 2014
News-Herald high school football preview covers from the past 10 years: 2013
With the OHSAA expanding to seven divisions, area playoff regions were shuffled.
Mentor takes to the offense with quarterback
Conner Krizancic. From left, Brandon Fritts (1), Jake Berardinelli (18),
Brandon Ray (60), Matt Zolcak (50), Jimmy Swider (63), Drew Noble (70),
Mitch Morrison (72) and Corey Plavcan (8). In back, from left, Jerrell
Jackson (20), Krizancic and Eddie Daugherty (40).
Area coaches Cliff Walton of Hawken, Larry
Pinto of Mayfield, Steve Trivisonno of Mentor and Mark Iammarino of
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
News-Herald high school football preview covers from the past 10 years: 2012
Mentor's Mitch Trubisky and South's Kareem Hunt with their fathers, Dave and Kareem Sr.
Reigning Division V state champion Kirtland.
Coach Tiger LaVerde seniors: back row, left to right, Logan Georsky,
Scott Eilerman and Evan Brettrager. Middle row: Bobby Matthews, left,
and Ben Nye. Front row standing: Josh Iammarino and Damon Washington.
Sitting: Alex Skiljan. The Hornets were state runner-up that season.
The first family of area football: John Gibbons, center, with son-in-law Tom Lombardo and sons Tom and Mike.
Monday, August 25, 2014
News-Herald high school football preview covers from the past 10 years: 2011
: The digital revolution hits area football, led by Lake Catholic running back Louie Vettel
Mentor goes five wide with Jimmy Maffitt,
Cameron Kavan, Brandon Fritts, Mitch Trubisky, Conner Krizancic and
Geneva and University join the Premier Athletic Conference.
Ledgemont's Brad Seiler and Kirtland's Damon
Washington were must-follows. Washington and the Hornets won the
Division V state championship that year.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
News-Herald high school football preview covers from the past 10 years: 2010
Area quarterbacks take flight, including
Perry's Mitchell Hokavar, South's Ray Russ, Kirtland's Paul Guhde and
North's George Gresko.
Lake Catholic's Chase Hounshell and Tom Strobel were ready to dig in to the season.
Ready to go for a ride with Kenston's Pat Porter, Ledgemont's Danny LaRosa and Lake Catholic's Richie Sanders?
Saturday, August 23, 2014
News-Herald high school football preview covers from the past 10 years: 2009
Fantasy football hits the area football scene. Featured were Mayfield's
Tim Wetzel, South's Gary Harmon, Mentor's Mike Korecz and Lake
Catholic's Richie Sanders. Wetzel won the Tony Fisher Award that season.
Friday, August 22, 2014
News-Herald high school football preview covers from the past 10 years: 2008
Teams hit the campaign trail in an election year, including Tony Fisher
Award candidates Chris Fields of Harvey, Randy Greenwood of Lake
Catholic, Patrick Nicely of South, Tom Worden of Mentor and Rossi Santo
of Kirtland. A write-in candidate, Mike Hanhauser of Perry, won the vote
Thursday, August 21, 2014
News-Herald high school football preview covers from the past 10 years: 2007
It was back to school for area teams, and many of the area's top
players gathered at Lake Erie College. Front row: Madison's Nick
DiLillo, Mentor's Bart Tanski, Euclid's Devon Jennings; second row:
Mentor's Brad Bednar, University's McConnell Smith, Harvey's Chris
Fields, Souths' Patrick Arcarco, Riverside's Lane Robilotto, Lake
Catholic's Randy Greenwood; third row: Lake Catholic's Chad Hounshell,
Gilmour's Matt Mihalik, Chardon's Joe Madsen, Chardon's Isaiah Charlton;
fourth row: Harvey's Mickey Mohner; Kenston's Dreadless Stubs, Perry's
Vinny Hokavar, Mayfield's Ashante Williams; back row: Brush's Mike
Gritz, Euclid's Howard Drake, West Geauga's Robbie LaRiccia, South's