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2018 preview: Buckeye Local Panthers

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Schedule

8/23 Martins Ferry.............................7 p.m.
8/31 at Union Local ...........................7 p.m.
9/7 Oak Glen ........................................7 p.m.
9/14 Indian Creek ..............................7 p.m.
9/22 at Bellaire ..........................12:30 p.m.
9/28 John Marshall ...........................7 p.m.
10/5 at Beaver Local .........................7 p.m.
10/12 at East Liverpool .............7:30 p.m.
10/19 Edison ........................................7 p.m.
10/26 at Harrison Central ...............7 p.m.

Coach's Corner

Head Coach: Roger Herbert

College Attended: OUE/Grand Canyon

History of Coaching: Assistant at Union Local (12 years, 2nd year at Buckeye Local)

Overall Coaching Record: 0-10

Coach’s Hobbies: Playing in a rock band

Greatest Moment as head coach: To see kids be successful

Family Information: Wife Melanie, Kids: Lane, Trevor

What person was your inspiration to coach? Tony Humphrey

If I wasn’t a coach, I would be ___: Home a lot more

Coach's hobby: playing music, lifting weights.

Positive comment on another coach or program: Coach McLean at St. C has done a wonderful job competing year in and year out. They often have several kids on the roster. That is an accomplishment that he and his staff can be proud of."

Quote about your team's upcoming season: "We are light years ahead of last year. Several guys are back with varsity experience. I expect the Panthers to be very competitive in 2018."

Stadium Information

Stadium Name: WWII Memorial Stadium (2,500)

Type of Turf: Grass

School/Team Information

High School: Buckeye Local

School Address: 10692 State Highway 150, Rayland OH 43943

School Phone: 740-859-2196

Contact for Tickets: Melanie Herbert 740-312-2445

Athletic Director: Sam Jones sam.jones@omeresa.net

Greatest Moment in Team History: State Finals, 1994

School’s Biggest Rivalry: Edison

Mascot: Panther

Team Colors: Navy/Silver

Last Year Team In Playoffs: 2009

Last conference title: 2009 OVAC

Last Year’s Football Record: 0-10

Type Of Offense: Spread

Type Of Defense: Multiple

Best Known Alumni: Billy West, Bobby Spence, Chet Poblolish, Joe Caminsky, Josten Dear

Player Information

Returning offensive starters: 8

Returning defensive starters: 8

Returning lettermen: 15

Key returning players: Andrew Wharton, Brian Palmer, Charles Smith, Corban Westfall, Garrett Cesario, Gino Barber, Jacob Zanes, Lane Herbert, Seth Richardson, Shayne Christian, Zac Cesaril

Key players who graduated: Josh Dulesky, John Morelli, Matt Barsch, Lukas Dickerson