HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SURVEY The results


Responses so far: 61
Best place to watch a game?
Mollenkopf: 5Stambaugh Stadium: 21Struthers: 1Campbell: 5Hubbard: 3Fitch: 10Greenville's Stewart Field: 1Steubenville: 1Boardman: 1Mineral Ridge: 1South Range: 1Old South: 1/2
Rayen: 1/2
Lakeview: 1
Bo Rein: 3
Paul Brown: 1
Springfield: 1
Lowellville: 1
Best area rivalry?
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Best current head coach?
Tony Napolet: 2 1/2
Ron Berdis: 5 1/2
Rich Wright: 1
Thom McDaniels: 9 1/2
Dan Reardon: 1
Jeff Bayuk: 5
Dick Angle: 5 1/2
Doug Phillips: 1
Pete Pirone: 1
P.J. Fecko: 6
Bob Stone (Greenville): 1
John Protopapa: 1
Dan Yeagley: 2
Gary Zetts: 1
Jeff Whittaker: 1
Neal Kopp: 3
Artie Altomare: 2
John Turco: 1
Nick Cochran: 2
Best player in Valley's history?
Paul Warfield: 7
Gary Zetts: 1
Delbert Ferguson: 1
Ted Bell: 22
Ross Browner: 1/2
John Greene: 1/2
Lance Ferkula: 1
Micah Harris: 1
Rick McFadden: 2
Maurice Clarett: 7
Kyle McCarthy: 1/2
Bernie Kosar: 5
Frank Sinkwich: 3
Bo Rein: 3
Ross Browner: 1
Keilen Dykes: 1
Terry Taylor: 1
Shawn Sevenich: 1
Richard Tati Horvalth (Rayen 1954): 1
Best team in Valley's history? (Just general program)
Ursuline: 1 1/2
Mooney: 10 1/2
East: 1
Warren Harding: 2 1/2
Greenville: 1/2
Chaney: 1
Best specific team in Valley's history? (Example, 1987 Mooney)
Ursuline 2000: 5
Struthers 1968: 2
Mooney 1987: 1 1/2
Mooney 1980: 2 1/2
Mooney 1981: 1
Mooney 1973: 4
Struthers 1987: 2
Warren Harding 1990: 1 1/2
Warren Harding 1973: 1
Warren Harding 1974: 1
Poland 1999: 2
Woodrow Wilson 1946: 2 1/2
Mooney 2004: 1
Warren Western Reserve 1972: 2
East 1944: 1/2
Lisbon 1994: 1
Lisbon 1995: 1
Chaney 1974: 1/2
Chaney 1975: 1/2
Warren Harding 2001: 1
Niles 1961: 2
Niles 1963: 1
Niles 1966: 2
Warren Western Reserve 1971: 1
Brookfield 1978: 1
Rayen 1985: 1
Ursuline 1983: 1
Biggest change you'd like to see?
Later start to the season: 2
See the kids play for school pride: 1
Fitch/Boardman in local conference/back to SVC: 6 1/2
More divisions in football: 1
SVC merge with City Series: 1
Drug testing: 2
SVC merge with City and MAC: 1/2
Fewer divisions: 1/2
Different divisions for public/private: 1
Fifteen-minute half-time: 1
The game itself: 1
Stop recruiting: 2
Divisions becoming more equal: 1
Return kickoffs out of end zone: 3
Zordich's central stadium built: 2
SVC at full membership: 1
More interstate (PA-Ohio) games: 2
No two-way players: 1
Ursuline/Mooney moved up to D-I or D-II: 1
More local games: 2
Any athlete that transfers for any reason should sit out one year: 1
Live televised games on Friday and Saturday: 1
New teams in SVC: 2
More white players: 1
Money alleviates tax levies: 1
Expansion of SVC: 1
Better officiating: 2
Pass interference spot foul instead of 15 yards: 1
More penalties for spearing/unsportsmanlike conduct: 1
Harding adopting Panthers nickname: 1
Campbell/JFK in football conference: 1/2
Build 40,000 seat stadium in Columbus for football, track, soccer: 1
No "scholarships" or "sponsors" at Catholic schools: 1
Move overtime back to 30-yard-line: 1
Separate divisions public/parochial: 2
No coaching headsets: 1
Niles vs. Warren JFK: 1
Change start times: 1
Boardman win a game against a Federal League team: 1
Two-minute warning: 1
More practice time before first scrimmage: 1
Best thing about high school football?
Friday nights/experience/atmosphere: 9 1/2
The local rivalries: 8
Playing for love of the game (or some variation on that): 8 1/2
Sportsmanship: 1
Intense competition/spirit: 8 1/2
Great entertainment for the price: 1
Spirit of the fans: 1
SVC: 1
Cheering for alma mater: 1
You can get in free: 1
Teaches kids a lot about life: 1
Unpredictable/Best team can lose if it doesn't play well: 3
Camaraderie: 1
Bands: 1 1/2
Overtime format: 1
No steroids: 1
Civic pride: 1
Campbell/Struthers rivalry: 1
They give 300 percent: 1
Family outing: 1
The kids: 1
Chance to see kids become great players: 1
Favorite radio play-by-play announcer?
Matt Stevens (long time ago): 1
Dan Bing (WOHI): 1
Jim Campbell: 11
Cappy: 21
Bob Church: 1
Joe Valencenti: 1 (sp?)
Bob Gavaleer: 1
Jim Evans: 1
Tony "Buzz" Sirianni: 1
Denny Libert: 1
Marc Means: 1
Should state championships be moved?
No: 48
Yes: 12
Separate divisions?
No: 30
Yes: 29
Noteworthy comments:
* One person, when asked about the public/private divisions, listed this: Garfield 9-1 vs. Mooney 6-4. Score: 35-0 after first quarter
* Raiders is ugliest mascot in the area.
* I like Paul Hulea, Don Bucci, etc. But they are not currently coaching. Gary Zetts and Nick Cochran both get votes.

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