Forget anything typical at all for the next 12 months. The Knights took last year’s matchup, 30-0. St. Vincent-St. Mary at Youngstown Cardinal Mooney, 7:30 p.m. Mogadore at Lima Central Catholic, 4 p.m. Cleveland Central Catholic at Norwood, 6 p.m. DeMatha Catholic (Md.) Contact sports reporter Matt Goul on Twitter (@mgoul) or email (mgoul@cleveland.com). Longer seasons will enable full game schedules. Once, and if, they are, the countdown will be on for the 2020 season. The Wadsworth defense stopped Brecksville on a late two-point conversion try last year and brings back some of the standouts from that effort, including all-district linebacker Jamisen Jackson and Iowa State commit Carston Marshall. Dates and … Trying to get a football team ready to play a season in the midst of a pandemic presents a lot of challenges. Both teams have some of the area’s most imposing guards with Cleveland Heights junior Maurice Hamilton (6-foot-3, 330) and the Mustangs’ tandem of Roger Smith and Timothy Alonzo (both at least 6-3 and between 285 and 320 pounds). A night later, Mentor visits Byers Field and the Wildcats. If you want Patch to follow your team, email your Orange County Patch editor:Ashley.Ludwig@Patch.com, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Anchorage chooses first woman, openly gay acting mayor, The fascinating history of the drive-thru. WEEK 1 Thursday's games. Youngstown Valley Christian at Cleveland Central Catholic, 1 p.m. Mark the calendar: St. Edward vs. St. Ignatius — Since 2016, St. Ignatius’ home games in this matchup have moved to FirstEnergy Stadium. Fairless at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy, Riverside Academy (Canada) at Archbishop Hoban, Austintown Fitch vs. Benedictine at Euclid, Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin at North Olmsted, Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas at Rootstown, Athol Springs (N.Y.) St. Francis vs. Lake Catholic at Mentor. He enters this season with 41 starts behind him. They last met in 2010. While St. Edward’s new quarterback should be settled in by Week 10, Hoban senior Shane Hamm will be the state’s most experienced quarterback by then. The following is the GHSA football schedule for the 2020-2021 school season. CLEVELAND, Ohio — Predicting whether there will be a high school football season in 2020 is just as tough as picking a winner for the game of the week on any fall weekend. Avon welcomes Glenville in a first-time matchup for two playoff regulars and Cleveland Heights welcomes back former coach Jeff Rotsky and Euclid. John Kuntz,cleveland.com. OC High School Sports Schedule For 2020-21: CIF-SS. You have permission to edit this article. It’s still Greater Cleveland’s biggest rivalry and can certainly pack Byers Field — if permitted — this fall. It could still be even longer until full-contact practices and scrimmages are allowed to happen. at St. Edward, 3 p.m. John Hay at Steubenville Catholic Central. Speaking of strengths, Revere travels to Eastlake North in a matchup for offensive line aficionados. "It is anticipated that most Section start dates will commence in December 2020 or January 2021," Nocetti wrote. {{start_at_rate}} {{format_dollars}} {{start_price}} {{format_cents}} {{term}}, {{promotional_format_dollars}}{{promotional_price}}{{promotional_format_cents}} {{term}}, Century wants to play for high stakes again, Bismarck High School focus is on defense, attitude, New Salem-Almont keeping things mostly normal, Linton-HMB deals with distractions, high expectations, Watford City adjusting to early schedule issues, Beulah won't sneak up on anybody this year. Spring State Playoffs (Regional Finals ; State Finals) : The CIFSS has released it's calendar for the season. Defending WRC champion Mayfield heads to Chardon in a rematch of last year’s 21-7 win for the Wildcats, who are bringing back fourth-year starting quarterback Michael Huss. Wadsworth and Brecksville could be meeting for at least a share of the Suburban League like they did last year, when the Grizzlies eked out a 35-34 win to claim a share of their third straight title. There may be something to the adage that winning begets winning. The scoreboard operator in Painesville could be busy at Riverside, which hosts Perry and West Virginia running back commit Jaylen Anderson. Mark the calendar: Hudson at Brecksville — Depending on how Week 4 turns out, this could further swing the Suburban League or be an elimination game for title contention between two of last year's three co-champions. Another annual Week 1 opener, loaded with Division I college recruits, is Glenville at Euclid. John Kuntz,cleveland.com. They won four games last year, but are slated to return two-way standout Matt Spofford, James Bruno and much more. There were many sweet Friday nights for Mandan High School football in 2019, a season that produced a 7-4 record and a place in the state AA…. Our State, Our Heisman. Questions remain regarding the overlap of referees, many of which are over 55-years-old, and cover multiple sports. Aurora graduated a slew of linebackers, including A.J. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Advance Local. Aside from the big independents that Saturday night, Euclid visits Solon a night earlier in a vital Greater Cleveland Conference matchup. Hide/Show Additional Information For Walnut Hills High School - October 9, 2020 Over the months that followed, schools went virtual. (John Kuntz, cleveland.com). It’s been a while since Bismarck St. Mary’s entered a high school football season with competition for the job of starting quarterback. He also will bring an experienced squad with 1,000-yard running back Khalil Eichelberger and Northwestern commit Najee Story at defensive end. A big Southwestern Conference matchup of playoff hopefuls also takes place with Avon at Olmsted Falls. Youngstown East at University School, 2 p.m. Brecksville quarterback Joe Labas throws a pass in the first half, November 8, 2019, at Bedford Bearcat Stadium. Cleveland JFK vs. Lincoln West at John Marshall, 3 p.m. Archbishop Hoban vs. St. Vincent-St. Mary at InfoCision Stadium, Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin vs. Benedictine at Euclid. That not only could be a playoff preview but a strength vs. strength matchup of the Greenmen's defensive line vs. STVM's run game with junior George Linberger. Around this time, he could be looking to help first-year coach Matt Gray to his second varsity win after taking over for Steve Trivisonno, who recently accepted the offensive coordinator’s job at Hilliard Bradley following a brief retirement. St. Edward beat Hoban, 10-7, in 2017. The Royalty Institute (Md.) High School Sports High school football 2020 preview schedule for all 108 teams, all 16 regions By James Edward @DNewsPreps Jul 23, 2020, 1:16pm MDT