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Published: Saturday, 8/30/2014 - Updated: 4 months ago

High school football season kicks off for area teams

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Perrysburg QB Gus Dimmerling (10) runs over Whitmer LB Mike Rickard (51) during a football game Friday, August 29, 2014 at Whitmer High School. Perrysburg QB Gus Dimmerling (10) runs over Whitmer LB Mike Rickard (51) during a football game Friday, August 29, 2014 at Whitmer High School.
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Jackets keep on buzzing with 48-34 win

It was a signature game, and the name signed all over it was that of Gus Dimmerling. The Perrysburg senior quarterback, coming off a superb season, picked up where he left off by torching the host Whitmer Panthers 48-34 nonleague victory Friday night in the season opener.  READ MORE

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Southview's senior Leon Eggleston (22) gets some air as he leaps toward the end zone in the first quarter of the Friday, August 29, 2014, match up against St. Francis de Sales. Southview's senior Leon Eggleston (22) gets some air as he leaps toward the end zone in the first quarter of the Friday, August 29, 2014, match up against St. Francis de Sales.
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Cougars open new stadium with 41-30 win

St. Francis de Sales senior running back Lamar Carswell did all he could to put a damper on a historic night, but the Cougars’ Leon Eggleston had other ideas Friday night at Southview.  READ MORE

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Woodward High School player Jamar Russell (32) can't catch Cardinal Stritch High school player Joe Sinay (7) during the second quarter at Woodward High School, Friday, August 29, 2014. Woodward High School player Jamar Russell (32) can't catch Cardinal Stritch High school player Joe Sinay (7) during the second quarter at Woodward High School, Friday, August 29, 2014.
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Late TD drive helps Stritch edge Woodward

Cardinal Stritch, longing as much for a victory since it had not won since its 2012 opener against Woodward, rallied for a 12-8 triumph to end a 19-game losing streak as Cardinals quarterback Joe Sinay scored with 57 seconds left in the game.  READ MORE

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Maumee holds off late Bowsher push in 37-28 win

Placed in nearly the exact same spot Maumee was last season, it had a two-touchdown lead against Bowsher at halftime. The Panthers made it stick this time. Quarterback Brian Utter racked up more than 400 yards of total offense and three touchdowns as Maumee held off a late Bowsher charge for a 37-28 road victory to open the season Friday night.  READ MORE

 

CONFERENCE ROUNDUPS

City League: Scott opens with win over Fostoria

TRAC: Clay holds off Northview; Findlay bounces AW

NLL: Devils hang onto defeat Swanton

NBC: Evergreen rallies past Otsego

TAAC: Northwood's rally falls short

NWOAL: Wauseon, Montpelier cruise to victories

Area: O-G Titans pound Rockets in season opener



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