2016 Preview: Paden City Wildcats

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2016 Preview: Paden City Wildcats

Aug. 26: at Symmes Valley.7 p.m
Sept. 2: Open
Sept. 9: at Tygarts Valley7 p.m.
Sept. 16: at Bridgeport.....7 p.m.
Sept. 23: Hundred........7 p.m.
Sept. 30: Cameron7 p.m.
Oct. 7: at Clay-Battelle.7 p.m.
Oct. 14: Hannan....7 p.m.
Oct. 21: Bishop Donahue..7 p.m.
Oct. 28: South Harrison............7 p.m.
Nov. 4: at Valley...7 p.m.

Head Coach: Brent Croasmun

College Attended: West Liberty State

History of Coaching:

1981 Assistant Magnolia

1982-1998 Assistant Paden City,

1999-2014 Head Coach Paden City

Record as Head Coach: 52-119

Greatest Moment as Head Coach: Making playoffs in 2001

Family Info: Debbie-wife, Kayla, Chris, Mike Ashlyn-children; Ashlyn, Trinity - grandchildren

Hobby: Deer hunting, gardening, hunting

Coaching Inspiration: Dave Cisar

Stadium Information

Stadium Name: Berger Field

Type of Turf: Grass

Stadium Seating Capacity: 2,000

School/Team Information

High School: Paden City

School Address: 201 North 4th Avenue, Paden City, WV 26159

School Phone: 304-337-2266

Athletic Director: Fred King, 304-771-5287

Contact for Boosters: Kelly Schultheis

Greatest Moment In Team History: Winning the state championship in 1960, 1970 and 1979

State Division or Class: W.Va. Class A

Last Conference Title: 1979 OVAC A

School`s Biggest Rivalry: Valley

Mascot: Wildcat

School Colors: Forest Green/White

# Of State Championships/Year: 3 state championships - 1960, 1970, 1979

Last Year Team In Playoffs: 2001

Last Year`s Football Record: 2-8

Type Of Offense: Spread

Type Of Defense: 4-4

Conference/Class: OVAC Class A; Mason-Dixon

Best Known Alumni:

Denny Price, Gary "Ace" Lyle, Dennis "Dink" Blatt - Syracuse, Mike Nelson - WVU, Norman Trowbridge - Miami, Ohio, Jeff Casteel - California, Pa.

Player Information

How many returning offensive players: 5

How many returning defensive players: 6

How many returning lettermen: 10

Key returning players: Aaron Heasley, Hayden Hizer, Rander Amos, Daulton Schultheis, David Joy, Marcus Allen.

Key players that graduated: Luke Cooper, Logan Carroll, Deven Price.