The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio


October 25, 2013



Offense — C.J Rice.  — 3 catches, 37 yards, 1 TD; 4 carries 32 yards.

Defense — R.J. Nelson — 8 tackles, 2 TFL, 1 sack; James Brunning — 10 tackles, 2 TFL.

Special teams — None.


Offense —  Riis Smith — 100-plus yards rushing; Alex Wisnyai — 220 yards passing 1TD, 0 INT; Anthonie Magda — 100-plus yards receiving.

Defense —  Anthonie Magda — 23 total tackles.

Special teams — Riis Smith — 80-yard kick return for TD.


Offense — None.

Defense — None.

Special teams — Brandon Pakkala — 4 punts, 172 yds, 43-yard average, 1 inside the 5.


Offense — The offensive line — Jack Scott, Glenn Zaller, Jason Takacs, Nick Watson, Ray Marsch, Matt Moodt, Zach Oscar.

Defense — Jason Hart — 7 tackles, 6 solos, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery for 86-yard touchdown.

Special teams — Matt Larned.


Offense — Lucas Hitchcock.

Defense — Ryan Zindash.

Special teams — Josh Butler.


Offense —  Tyler Loftus.

Defense —  Damondre Haywood.

Special teams — Trevian Archer.


Offense —  Kurt Smith and Brandon Davis.

Defense —  Connor Nikses, Jayce Powell and Matt Atha.

Special teams — Jack Holl.


Offense  — Joe Medlen.

Defense —  Kyle Beyer.

Special teams — Kyle Kremiller.


Offense  — Quintin Ratliff — 143 yards rushing, 70 yards receiving, 1TD.

Defense —  Nick Such — 11 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 sack.

Special teams — Ryan Harte.


Offense — John Suba — Offensive lineman graded out at 90 percent and had a key trap block on winning touchdown run by Marcus Jones.

Defense —  The entire defense — It held Chardon to 159 rushing yards on 55 attempts.

Special teams  —  Dylan Miller — Long snapper was perfect on all extra points and punts.

(Players selected by the head coaches)

— Don McCormack

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  • Complete performance

    It has taken a while for the Grand Valley Mustangs to put it all together on the softball diamond this season. Wednesday afternoon, the Mustangs did just that, combining a superb pitching effort by Katie Paskey with a tight defense and opportune offense to smother the Maplewood Rockets, 8-1, in Northeastern Athletic Conference action.

    April 24, 2014

  • Pirates sail past Eagles

    The seniors on the Perry softball team wanted to talk with coach Frank Rico. They had some ideas for how their coach could help the Pirates. Rico was receptive of the players’ thoughts. It didn’t hurt that the Pirates were right on the mark in their assessments.

    April 24, 2014

  • Don A Don McCormack column: Years of wonder, indeed...

    The recent effort that appeared in this space last week about things yours truly did while growing up that prompted several replies, which were also published as a followup, brought one more into my inbox the other day.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thompson breaks own vaulting mark

    Geneva pole vaulter Ally Thompson is competing mostly with herself in the early going. She claimed a major victory in that category in toppling her own Ashtabula County record in the Eagles’ victories over Lakeside and Harvey at Spire on Wednesday.

    April 24, 2014

  • Scholastic Statistics:

    Grand Valley 8, Maplewood 1
    at Grand Valley

    April 24, 2014

  • Scholastic Schedule:


    Ledgemont at Grand Valley (4:30)
    Campbell at Edgewood (5)
    Lordstown at PV (4:30)
    Riverside at Perry (7:30)
    Champion at Jefferson (5)

    April 24, 2014

  • Tribe bests Royals

    The top of the Cleveland lineup has been starting to hit. If that continues, it will bode very well for the team.

    April 24, 2014

  • BB1 Walk on the wild side

    Going into the bottom of the third inning Tuesday, things were looking pretty good for the Madison Blue Streaks at Edgewood.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rick Peck A Rich Kelly column: Rick Peck... his legacy born at CLA

    We all leave a legacy of our persona as we pass from this world to whatever the future holds for us.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • BB2 Scholastic Statistics:

    Edgewood 14, Madison 3
    at Higgins Field, Edgewood

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

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