INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE AT A GLANCE


JACKSON-MILTON (DIV. IV)
Head coach: Alan Mikovich, 2nd year (2-8).
Assistants: Nick Campbell, Ed Rankin, Bucky Campbell, Bill Jeffries and Bill Ruggles.
2001 record: 2-8 (2-5 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple I on offense, 40 on defense.
Key losses: None submitted.
Returning starters: 4 offense, 4 defense.
Returning offensive backs: Nate Miller, FB, 5-9, 170, Jr.; Zack Nicholas, QB, 6-1, 200, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: Mike Theodore, TB, 6-0, 175, Sr.; Adam Keck, TB/FB, 5-9, 160, So.; Zack Kosa, TB/FB, 5-8, 140, So.
Returning offensive ends: Kyle Hallas, TE, 6-2, 165, Jr.; Josh Bieda, SE, 6-0, 165, Sr.; Lee Keck, WB, 5-9, 160, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: John Rozum, TE, 5-9, 165, So.
Returning offensive linemen: Nick Rubenstahl, G, 5-9, 180, Sr.; Joe Braham, T, 6-0, 220, Jr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Lee Withrow, T, 5-9. 245, Jr.; Joe Bedarnik, C, 5-8, 160, Sr.; Jeff Skrobut, G, 5-9, 195, Sr.
Returning defensive linemen: Bednarik, DT, 5-8, 160, Sr.; Braham, DT, 6-0, 220, Jr.; Hallas, DE, 6-2, 165, Jr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Theodore, 6-2, 165, Jr.; Rozum, 5-9, 165, So.; Skrobut, 5-9, 195, Sr.; Withrow, 5-9. 245, Jr.; Eric Duvall, 6-0, 200, Fr.
Returning linebackers: Rubenstahl, 5-9, 180, Sr.; Nicholas, 6-1, 200, Jr.
Incoming linebackers: Kosa, 5-8, 140, So.
Returning defensive backs: Keck, 5-9, 160, Sr.; Bieda, 6-0, 165, Sr.
Incoming defensive backs: Nick Dierkes, 5-9, 145, So.; Keck, 5-9, 160, Sr.
Schedule:
Aug. 23 -- at Champion7:30
Aug. 30 -- at Newton Falls7:30
Sept. 6 -- Leetonia7:30
Sept. 13 -- at Lowellville7:30
Sept. 20 -- at McDonald7:30
Sept. 27 -- Western Reserve7:30
Oct. 4 -- Mineral Ridge7:30
Oct. 11 -- at Mathews7:30
Oct. 18 --South Range7:30
Oct. 25 -- Springfield7:30
LOWELLVILLE (DIV. VI)
Head coach: John Protopapa, 3rd year (13-8).
Assistants: Tom Carchedi, Vito Carchedi, Tom Collins, Cliff Jamison, Bill Lewis, Nelson Schiavi, Bill Schirialdo and Jim Hazimihalis.
2001 record: 7-4 (7-3 regular season, 0-1 playoffs, 5-2 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Wishbone on offense, 4-4 on defense.
Key losses: Lineman Joe Shuluga, lineman Pete Iudiciani, SE/DB Matt Meehan, WR/DB Autumn Axel and senior Joe Nigro (season-ending injury).
Returning starters: 8 offense, 8 defense.
Returning offensive backs: Andy Peterson, TB, 6-2, 198, Sr.; Jeff Peterson, TB, 6-1, 175, Jr.; Bill Wharry, FB, 5-4, 163, Sr.; Brian Wharry, FB, 5-4, 154, Jr.; Mike Palumbo, QB, 5-9, 175.
Incoming offensive backs: Dan Ricotilli, TB, 5-6, 142, Sr.; Ryan Goist, TB, 5-5, 143, Sr.
Returning offensive ends: Anthony Donatelli, TE, 5-9, 185, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: Mike Nolfi, TE, 6-0, 177, Jr; Bryan Meehan, SE, 5-6, 145, Jr.; Jack Noble, SE, 5-11, 169, Jr.; Eddie Frame, SE, 6-1, 159, Jr.; Steve Pinciaro, SE, 5-9, 171, Jr.; Chris Haddle, SE, 5-6, 130, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Ross Morrone, C, 5-9, 5-9, 232, Sr.; Ben Bestic, T, 6-2, 289, Sr.; Andrew Mamula, T, 6-1, 268, Sr.; Nick Durst, C, 5-6, 195, Jr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Brandon Bartos, T/G, 6-0, 276, Jr.
Returning defensive linemen: Morrone, DT, 5-9, 232, Sr;, Bestic, DT, 6-2, 289, Sr.; Mamula, DE, 6-1, 268, Sr.; Bill Wharry, DE, 5-4, 163, Sr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Nick Pope, DE, 5-7, 194, Sr.; Nick Mediate, DE, 5-7, 164, Sr.; Bob SImione, DE, 5-8, 204, Sr.
Returning linebackers: Dustin Socie, ILB, 5-7, 172, Jr.; Donatelli, ILB, 5-9, 185, Sr.; Brian Wharry, OLB, 5-4, 154, Jr.; Steve Carchedi, OLB, 5-10, 209, Jr.
Incoming linebackers: Jack Noble, OLB, 5-11, 169, Jr.; John kamensky, OLB, 5-7, 158, Sr.; Mark Van Fossen, OLB, 6-1, 161, Jr.
Returning defensive backs: Andy Peterson, S, 6-2, 198, Sr.; Jeff Peterson, CB, 6-1, 175. Jr.; Meehan, CB, 5-6, 195, Jr.; Palumbo, CB, 5-9, 175, Sr.
Incoming defensive backs: Frame, CB, 6-1, 159, Jr.; Brad Likens, CB, 5-9, 155, Jr.; Lucas Gonzalez, CB, 5-6, 148, Fr.; Buddy Dorney, S, 6-0, 164, Jr.
Schedule:
Aug. 22 -- at Crestview7:30
Aug. 30 -- Southern7:30
Sept. 6 -- at Brookfield7:30
Sept. 13 -- Jackson-Milton7:30
Sept. 21 -- Mathews7:30
Sept. 27 -- at South Range7:30
Oct. 4 -- Springfield7:30
Oct. 11 -- at Mineral Ridge7:30
Oct. 18 --Western Reserve7:30
Oct. 25 -- McDonald7:30
MATHEWS (DIV. VI)
Head coach: Jim Parry, 1st year.
Assistants: Brian Ulrich, John Cicero, Brandon Shields and Jason Dye.
2001 record: 2-8 (1-6 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Single wing on offense, 5-0 angle on defense.
Key losses: Quarterback Marc Burcham.
Returning starters: 7 offense, 8 defense.
Returning offensive backs: Steven Cox, WB, 5-9, 150, Sr.; Adam Hughes, TB, 5-8, 145, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: Mike Cerbus, FB, 5-8, 150, So.; Steve Palac, blocking back, 5-11, 180, So.
Returning offensive ends: Chris Vesey, TE, 6-5, 195, Jr.
Incoming offensive ends: Joel Judice, WR, 5-9, 150, Jr.; Marty Joseph, TE, 6-0, 170, So.
Returning offensive linemen: Brian Meeker, G, 5-10, 200, Sr.; Matt Polta, C/G, 6-0, 240, Jr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Brett Starcher, T, 6-0, 245, Jr.; Thad Mintus, T, 6-2, 229, Jr.; Shaun Brown, G/T, 5-9, 205, Sr.; Josh Ocheltree, G/BB, 5-10, 205, So.
Returning defensive linemen: Starcher, T, 6-0, 250, Jr.; Vesey, DE, 6-6, 195, Jr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Polta, T, 6-0, 240, Jr.; Meeker, DE, 6-0, 195, Sr.
Returning linebackers: John Haynie, 5-9, 160, So.; Palac, 5-11, 180, So.
Incoming linebackers: Ocheltree, 5-10, 205, So.
Returning defensive backs: Cerbus, CB, 5-8, 150, So.; Cox, S, 5-9, 150, Sr.; Hughes, S, 5-8, 145, Jr.; Judice, CB, 5-9, 150, Jr.
Incoming defensive backs: Haynie, S, 5-9, 160, So.; Travis Bingham, CB, 5-7, 135, So.
Schedule:
Aug. 23 -- at Ledgemont7:30
Aug. 30 -- Ashtabula SJP7:30
Sept. 6 -- Fairport Harbor Harding7:30
Sept. 13 --Springfield 7:30
Sept. 21 -- at Lowellville7:30
Sept. 27 -- McDonald7:30
Oct. 4 -- at South Range7:30
Oct. 10 -- Jackson-Milton7:30
Oct. 18 -- at Mineral Ridge7:30
Oct. 25 -- at Western Reserve7:30
McDONALD (DIV. VI)
Head coach: Dan Williams, 5th year (11-9 at Jackson-Milton, 14-8 at McDonald).
Assistants: Bill Walker, Jim Lowers, Gary Carkido, Tim Kijowski, Lee Evans and Nick Gallo.
2001 record: 5-5 (4-3 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Wing T on offense, 4-4 on defense.
Key losses: FB/DE Jeff Ashton (first team all-state), G/LB John Wetzl (honorable mention all-state).
Returning starters: 6 offense, 7 defense.
Returning offensive backs: Greg Gustovich, FB, 5-11, 190, Sr.; Tyler Stanley, TB, 6-0, 175, So.; Mike Dickson, WB, 5-10, 155, Jr.; Andrew Presco, WB, 5-10, 180, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: Josh Camuso, QB, 6-0, 170, Sr.; Bobby Ovesny, QB, 5-11, 160, So.
Returning offensive ends: None.
Incoming offensive ends: Mark Brown, TE, 5-9, 180, Sr.; Derek Gergley, WR, 5-10, 155, Jr.; Ramon Story, WR, 6-0, 155, Jr.; Andrew Mattson, TE, 5-11, 185, Jr.; Chad Williams, WR, 5-11, 155, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Justin Cornelius, C, 5-9, 270, Sr.; Todd Crown, G, 6-2, 205, Sr.; Mike Friend, T, 6-1, 250, Sr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Nick Crawford, T, 5-11, 215, Sr.; Ryan Gallo, G, 6-1, 195, Sr.; Kent Smith, G, 6-1, 195, So.
Returning defensive linemen: Cornelius, DT, 5-9, 270, Sr.; Friend, DT, 6-1, 250, St.; Gallo, DE, 6-1, 195, Sr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Smith, DE, 6-1, 195, So.; Crawford, T, 5-11, 215, Sr.
Returning linebackers: Gustovich, OLB, 5-11, 190, Sr.; Brown, OLB, 5-9, 180, Sr.
Incoming linebackers: Matson, ILB, 5-11, 185, Jr.; Andrew Presco, ILB, 5-10, 180, Jr.; Ryan Roughi, ILB, 5-3, 160, So.; Greg Yakubov, OLB, 5-10, 165, Jr.; Joe Manofsky, ILB, 6-1, 185, So.
Returning defensive backs: Stanley, S, 6-0, 165, So.; Dickson, DB, 5-10, 155, Jr.
Incoming defensive backs: Gergley, DB, 5-10, 155, Jr.; Ramon Story, DB, 6-0, 150; Williams, S, 5-11, 155, Jr.
Schedule:
Aug. 22 -- at Leetonia7:30
Aug. 30 -- Windham7:30
Sept. 6 -- Liberty7:30
Sept. 13 -- at Mineral Ridge7:30
Sept. 20 -- Jackson-Milton7:30
Sept. 27 -- at Mathews7:30
Oct. 4 -- at Western Reserve7:30
Oct. 11 -- South Range7:30
Oct. 18 --at Springfield7:30
Oct. 25 -- Lowellville7:30
MINERAL RIDGE (DIV. V)
Head coach: Joe Stevens, 2nd year (3-7).
Assistants: Russ Hake, Tim Johnson, Shawn Brown and Andy Hake.
2001 record: 3-7 (3-4 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple on offense, 4-4 on defense.
Key losses: RB Bill Polmaskitch, honorable mnention all-Ohio; OL/DL Matt Davis, honorable mention all-NEO; OL/DL Alex White, WR/DB Chris Milliron, RB/LB Eric Besoiu.
Returning starters: 3 offense, 4 defense.
Returning offensive backs: Greg Dominic, TB, 5-11, 160, Jr.; Chris Ault, QB, 6-0, 160, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: Levi Leigh, FB, 6-0, 170, So.; Brad Ward, TB, 5-11, 155, So.
Returning offensive ends: Steve Velte, wing, 5-9, 150, Jr.; Shawn Buskirk, SE, 5-11, 170, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: Andrew Whitmer, wing,5-7, 150, So.; Tim Persin, flanker, 6-0, 189, Jr.; Brandon Linert, flanker, 5-11, 175, Jr.; Vince Marstellar, SE, 5-8, 135, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Denver Goodman, C, 5-8, 225, Jr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Mark Rendes, G, 5-10, 215, Jr.; Mike Fisher, T, 6-0, 6-0, 230, Jr.; Nick Menichini, T, 6-1, 230, So.
Returning defensive linemen: Brian Cottrell, DE, 6-3, 220, Jr.; Goodman, DT, 5-8, 225, Jr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Mike Mousie, DT, 6-1, 225, So.; Fisher, DT, 6-0, 230, Jr; Rendes, DE, 5-10, 215, Jr.; Menichini, DE, 6-1, 230, So.
Returning linebackers: Jon Austin, OLB, 5-10, 170, Jr.
Incoming linebackers: Dave Cross, ILB, 5-9, 165, Sr.; Ben Magni, ILB, 6-0, 190, Sr.; Tom Desmond, ILB, 5-10, 170, Jr.
Returning defensive backs: Buskirk, HB, 5-11, 170, Sr; Velte, S, 5-9, 150, Jr.
Incoming defensive backs: Whitmer, S, 5-8, 150, So.; Ward, HB, 5-11, 155, So.; Marstellar, S, 5-8, 135, Jr.; Dave Gillie, HB, 5-10, 150, So.
Schedule:
Aug. 23 -- Lutheran East7:30
Aug. 30 -- at Grand Valley7:30
Sept. 6 -- at United7:30
Sept. 13 -- McDonald7:30
Sept. 20 -- Western Reserve7:30
Sept. 27 -- at Springfield7:30
Oct. 4 -- at Jackson-Milton7:30
Oct. 11 -- Lowellville7:30
Oct. 18 -- Mathews7:30
Oct. 25 -- at South Range7:30
SOUTH RANGE (DIV. V)
Head coach: Dan Yeagley, 8th year (55-15, 4-5 playoffs).
Assistants: Wayne Allegretto, Dan Szolek, Rich McClellan, Joe Sandfrey.
2001 record: 12-1 (10-0 regular season, 2-1 playoffs, 7-0 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Wing T on offense, 5-0 on defense.
Key losses: Jason King, Jimmy Sanders, Brad Johnson, Tom Kimmel, Jeff Johnston, Chad Manchester, Brad Vizi, Justin Coburn, Lee Everett, Ryan Zwingler.
Returning starters: 2 offense, 1 defense.
Returning offensive backs: None.
Incoming offensive backs: Jed Chismar, FB; Brian Novak, RB; Ryan Maxwell, QB; Matt Novak, RB; Tony Darkadakis, FB; Ben Johnston, RB.
Returning offensive ends: None.
Incoming offensive ends: Hogie Walley, SE; Josh Dunn, TE; Dan McCooey, SE; Matt McGarvey, TE; Todd Orr, SE; Greg Rohan, TE.
Returning offensive linemen: Gary Snyder, T; Cody White, G.
Incoming offensive linemen: Ryan McGarvey, T; Russell Dawson, G; Sherman Duncan, G; Andy Grantz, T; Dustin Pierce, C; Steve Safran, T; Josh Schmidt, G.
Returning defensive linemen: None.
Incoming defensive linemen: Chismar, DE; Nick Darkadakis, DL; Ryan McGarvey, DT; Gary Snyder, DL; White, DE; Duncan, DL; Dunn, DE; Grantz, DL; Matt McGarvey, DE; Pierce, DL; Safran, DL; Schmidt, DL.
Returning linebackers: None.
Incoming linebackers: Dawson, Tony Darkaradakis, Johnston.
Returning defensive backs: Novak, DB.
Incoming defensive backs: Matt Novak, Walley, Maxwell, McCooey, Rohan.
Schedule:
Aug. 23 -- at East Palestine7:30
Aug. 30 -- Crestview7:30
Sept. 6 -- at Hickory7:30
Sept. 13 -- at Western Reserve7:30
Sept. 20 -- at Springfield7:30
Sept. 27 -- Lowellville7:30
Oct. 4 -- Mathews7:30
Oct. 11 -- at McDonald7:30
Oct. 18 -- at Jackson-Milton7:30
Oct. 25 -- Mineral Ridge7:30
SPRINGFIELD (DIV. V)
Head coach: John Smith, 2nd year (6-4).
Assistants: Eric Green, Bob Bean, Don Evans, Bryan Stacy and Julian Navarro.
2001 record: 6-4 (6-1 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Multiple formations on offense, 3-4 on defense.
Key losses: QB Pat Birch (honorable mention all-NEO), RB Dan Zitkovic (second team all-Ohio), WR Ryan Jones (honorable mention all-NEO), WR Jim McGlaughlin (honorable mention all-NEO), DL Steve Boche.
Returning starters: 7 on offense, 6 on defense.
Returning offensive backs: Jon Vivo, RB, 5-8, 183, Sr.; Mike Paes, RB, 5-6, 150, Jr.
Incoming offensive backs: Jeremy Minamyer, RB, 5-6, 154, Jr.; Tom Morell, RB, 5-6, 137, Jr.; Isaac Arroyo, RB, 5-4, 170, Jr.; Dan Schuler, QB, 6-5, 191, Sr.
Returning offensive ends: Seth Sarty, WR, 6-1, 180, Sr.; Jeff Mershimer, TE, 6-5, 205, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: Anthony Terlecky, WR, 6-2, 165, Jr.; Tobey Culler, WR, 6-0, 151, Jr.; Aaron Wood, TE, 6-4, 215, So.; Shawn Shoemaker, WR, 5-9, 160, Jr.; Tom Timlin, WR, 5-8, 165, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Tim Kawecki, T, 6-3, 260, Sr; Adam Persing, G, 6-2, 230, Jr.; Mark Koch, C, 6-2, 160, Sr.; Teddy Smith, G, 5-11, 260, Jr.; Keith Ervin, T, 5-11, 2143, Sr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Tony Chirchiglia, T, 5-10, 170, Sr.; Sean Kelley, T, 5-9, 175, Sr.; Virgil Phillis, T, 6-2, 271, Jr.; William Anglin, G/C, 6-0, 238, Jr.; Ryne Green, G, 6-3, 225, Sr.
Returning defensive linemen: Mershimer, DE, 6-5, 205, Sr.; Kawecki, DT, 6-3, 260, Sr; Smith, NG, 5-11, 260, Jr.; Wood, DE, 6-4, 215, So.
Incoming defensive linemen: Chirchiglia, DT, 5-10, 170, Sr.; Persing, DE, 6-2, 230, Jr.; Koch, DE, 6-2, 160, Sr.; Ervin, DT, 5-11, 2143, Sr.; Phillis, DT, 6-2, 271, Jr.; Anglin, NG, 6-0, 238, Jr.; Green, G, 6-3, 225, Sr.
Returning linebackers: Sean Kelly, 5-9, 175, Sr.
Incoming linebackers: Paes, 5-6, 150, Jr.; Terlecky, 6-2, 165, Jr.; Morell, 5-6, 135, Jr.; Sarty, 6-1, 180, Sr.; Minamyer, 5-6, 154, Jr.; Arroyo, 5-4, 170, Jr.
Returning defensive backs: Schuler, 6-5, 191, Sr.
Incoming defensive backs: Vivo, 5-8, 183, Sr.; Minetti, 5-8, 143, Sr.; Shoemaker, DB, 5-9, 160, Jr.; Culler, 6-0, 151, Jr.; Tom Timlin, 5-8, 165, Jr.
Schedule:
Aug. 23 -- Poland7:30
Aug. 31 -- at Columbiana7:30
Sept. 6 -- East Palestine7:30
Sept. 13 -- at Mathews7:30
Sept. 20 -- South Range7:30
Sept. 27 -- Mineral Ridge7:30
Oct. 4 -- at Lowellville7:30
Oct. 11 -- at Western Reserve7:30
Oct. 18 -- McDonald7:30
Oct. 25 -- at Jackson-Milton7:30
WESTERN RESERVE (DIV. V)
Head coach: Lew Speece, 1st year.
Assistants: Ed Klein, Gary Ferrando, Jim Riccardo, T.J. Koniowski and Brad Speece.
2001 record: 1-9 (0-7 ICL).
Offensive/defensive formations: Wing T on offense, 4-4 on defense.
Key losses: None listed.
Returning starters: 8 on offense, 7 on defense.
Returning offensive backs: Cliff James, HB, 5-7, 160, Sr.; John McDougal, FB, 5-5, 145, Sr.; Jake Zatchok, QB, 6-2, 160, Jr.; Kyle Trimble, QB, 5-8. 164, Sr.; Aaron Mayne, WB, 5-10, 165, Sr.
Incoming offensive backs: None listed.
Returning offensive ends: Doug Shirley, SE, 6-1, 155, Sr.
Incoming offensive ends: Nick Sanders, TE, 6-2, 210, Jr.
Returning offensive linemen: Corey Sinn, C, 6-0, 180, Sr.; Jordan Lukanec, T, 6-3, 220, Sr.; John Yarab, G, 5-10, 225, Sr.; Joe Smith, T, 6-0, 213, Sr.
Incoming offensive linemen: Matt Speece, G-T, T, 6-3, 225; Tom Procick, C, 5-11, 200, Jr.
Returning defensive linemen: Adam McDougal, DT, 5-10, 190, Sr.; Lukanec, DE, 6-3, 220, Sr.
Incoming defensive linemen: Speece, DE, T, 6-3, 225; John McDougal, DT, 5-5, 145, Sr.
Returning linebackers: James Sheridan, ILB, 5-9, 205, SR; Luke Srock, 6-1, 190, Jr.
Incoming linebackers: Nick Sanders, ILB, 6-2, 210, Jr.; Adam Myers, OLB, 5-10, 200, Jr.
Returning defensive backs: Shirley, HB, 6-1, 155, Sr.; Chris Mountain, S, 5-8, 145, Sr.; Kyle Trimble, S, 5-8, 164, Sr.
Incoming defensive backs: None listed.
Schedule:
Aug. 24 -- at Malvern 2
Aug. 30 --Leetonia7:30
Sept. 6 -- at Sebring7:30
Sept. 13 -- South Range7:30
Sept. 20 -- at Mineral Ridge7:30
Sept. 27 -- at Jackson-Milton7:30
Oct. 4 -- McDonald7:30
Oct. 11 -- Springfield7:30
Oct. 18 --at Lowellville7:30
Oct. 25 -- Mathews7:30

Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.