Big Red’s Smith to be a Panther

Steubenville senior Mark Smith, alongside Big Red defensive coordinator Anthony Pierro, will continue his academic and athletic careers at Ohio Dominican University, where he will be a member of the football team and major in pre-med. Smith, a two-year letterman for Big Red, was a First-Team All-Eastern District and All-Ohio Division III punter, averaging 39.1 yards with a long of 57. Division II Ohio Dominican is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conferece. Also on hand for the signing were, from left, Big Red Principal Ted Gorman, Athletic Director Lynn Meyer, head football coach Reno Saccoccia and guidance counselor Brian Pruitt. — Mike Mathison

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