Football Xtra

Edison back on the road to face Beaver

CALCUTTA — The Edison football team is traveling north to Columbiana County for the third time in four weeks to take on talented Beaver Local. The Wildcats and Beavers will meet for the third straight season with kickoff set for 7 p.m. Friday night at Fighting Beaver Stadium. Both teams ...

TOUCHDOWN RUN — Steubenville Catholic Central’s Dom Argentine rushes for a touchdown past Oak Glen’s Michael Lemley on Sept. 2. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Crusaders buckling down on defense for South Harrison

LOST CREEK — Steve Daley and his Catholic Central football team will face a major challenge Friday when they make the two and a half hour bus trip to Lost Creek for a date with unbeaten South Harrison at 7 p.m. The Hawks, coached by Brad Jett, are currently tied for fifth in the West ...

RECEIVING — Toronto’s Jake Keenan is tackled by Edison’s Kaleb Waggoner (left) and Seth Cade on Friday. (Photo by Andrew Grimm)

Toronto welcomes tough Southern squad

TORONTO — The Toronto football team is not looking past Southern Local. The Red Knights and Indians are set to do battle at 7 p.m. Friday night at Clarke Hinkle Field in the the first game of EOAC play. Both teams come into this week sporting 2-1 records. Toronto is entering this week ...

GOAL LINE STAND — Brooke’s Ethan Secrist (1) and C.J. Helms (21) attempt to tackle University’s Trevor Barnhart on a two-point coversion Friday night. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Bruins cleaning up mistakes before facing Morgantown

MORGANTOWN — The Brooke Bruins head to Morgantown Friday night to battle the Mohigans, still seeking their first win of the season after dropping their home opener 34-15 to University last week. “They were a pretty tough team,” Brooke head coach Mac McLean said. “We were within five ...

Huskies limping into their game with Union Local

CADIZ — The Union Local Jets are soaring. The Harrison Central Huskies are hurting. The Buckeye 8 rivals, who are seemingly headed in different directions, will square off Friday evening on the new turf at Wagner Field. “It’s always tough to play at Harrison Central, and now with the ...

LOOKING FOR NO. 15 — Oak Glen’s Nick Chaney passes to Micahel Lemley (15) against Steubenville Catholic Central on Sept. 2. (Photo by Joe Catullo)

Oak Glen heals, scouts during bye

NEW MANCHESTER — Coming from behind multiple times for a 28-21 double overtime victory over Buckeye Local last week, the Oak Glen football team definitely gained momentum when it takes the field next. Unfortunately, that won’t happen for nine more days as Oak Glen is in the midst of its ...

CARRYING THE FLAG — Steubenville’s Quentin Moore carries the flag before Big Red’s game against Upper St. Clair on Aug. 25. (Photo by Michael D. McElwain)

Big Red returns home, welcomes St. Joseph

STEUBENVILLE — One can call the team traveling from Ottawa, Ontario to Harding Stadium Friday St. Joseph. Or, if one prefers, he or she could call it Football North Ottawa. Veteran Big Red coach Reno Saccoccia is choosing to call it a quality opponent with size and athletes. The Jaguars ...

BULLDOZING — Weir’s Tyler Mack fights for yards against Anacostia on Friday. (Photo by Michael D. McElwain)

Red Riders know what Monarchs will bring

WEIRTON — The Weir High Red Riders have waltzed to two lopsided wins, but Tony Filberto’s club faces a much more difficult task as they go into Week 3 against John Marshall, a West Virginia AAA team. The opening kickoff will be at 7 p.m. at Jimmy Carey Stadium. The Red Riders went down to ...

Madonna renews old rivalry with Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — Several years ago the Madonna-Bridgeport matchup was one of the top small school games in the Ohio Valley. The two teams played up to the billing, too, and the games were hard fought and the final score close. They got away from playing each other for awhile but will clash ...

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Toronto looks for third straight win in rivalry with arch nemesis Edison

RICHMOND — The Toronto football team is looking for its third straight win against rival Edison when the two teams renew their rivalry at 7 p.m. Friday night at Cartwright Memorial Field. Toronto (1-1) enters the game coming off of a 60-22 win over Bridgeport last week at Clarke Hinkle ...