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2008 Jaguars Season

Posted by Dave Rea at Jan 27, 2009 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )
The 2008 season of Jaguar football saw the Varsity put up their biggest win total ever and also play the most games ever. They went 9-1 in the regular season, 12-1 overall, and made the playoffs for the 8th time and their 4th appearance in the Championship game losing by a score of 21-0 to the Brunswick Jets. They also had tournament action for the first time as they appeared in the Medina Kick Off Classic, going 3-0, but not making the final tier due to the tie breakers used.

Paul Fowler took over as interim Head Coach with the departure of Dave Kargle and he teamed with former Jaguar player Mike Arena as coached the players to a pretty good offensive and defensive performance. Coach Arena's defense put up 10 shutouts.

The JV Squad struggled to a 3-5 record during the season but finished the season playing better football than they did at the beginning which is the goal of all the teams every year. Third year Coach Eric Keller took over as JV Head Coach with Assistants Travis McCourt, Paul Schnepp, Greg Cook and Doug Manross. 

The Jags Pee Wee Squad had a good season under 1st year Head Coach Jay Lowry and Assistants Carl Davis and Cleatus Varney.

Bille Conrad coached the Jags JV Cheer Squad and Sheila Schnepp was the Pee Wee Cheer Coach.

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2009 Jets Season

Posted by Dave Rea at Jan 27, 2009 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )
The 2009 Jets Varsity tooks some steps forward after coming off a 2008 season where there was an influx of new players. They fielded a squad that improved to a .500 record, they finished 4-4 in league play and  5-6 overall. They played much better as the season went on and were able to secure a playoff spot. Head Coach Steve Watkins along with Assistants, Mike Vogt, Art Clark and Zach Rhine guided the squad. The Jets made their 2nd tournament appearance at the Medina Kick Off Classic posting a 1-2 record.

The JV Squad went 6-2 in League play and 6-4 overall under 3rd year Head Coach Dan Kohler. They got into the playoffs but were eliminated in the first round by the Brunswick Jets. Coach Kohler was assisted by Dave Raco, Bill Graham and Greg Thomas. The Jets JV went 0-2 in their first appearance at the Medina Kick Off Classic.

The Pee Wee Squad was under the direction of Head Coach Dave Walker and Assistants Carmen Monaco and Mark Crooks. This division keeps score but does not award a Championship. The team is made up of 7 and 8 year olds and they are initiated from Flag to tackle football where they began giving them the basics they need to advance to the JV and Varsity levels. 

Katie Raco, Jody Theis, Anne Murphy and Ginger Heberlein coached the Jets Varsity Cheerleaders. Becky Casteel and Sara Smith coached the Jets JV Cheer Squad and Tammy Potter coached the Pee Cheer Squad.

The Medina GAZETTE announced their 2008 All-GAZETTE Football Team and 3 of our former players made that squad.

Name to the first team as an Offensive Lineman was former Jet player Cody Muhek.

Muhek Highlights: Key component on squad that led Medina County in rushing, averaging 312.0 yards per game. … Spearheaded squad that led area in rushing touchdowns (37). … Bucks led seven-school region in total offense (367.5). … Second-team All-Northeast Inland District selection in Division III. … First-team All-Patriot Athletic Conference selection.

Buckeye coach Billy Burke on Muhek: “Cody Muhek is a kid that loves to play football and loves the physical nature of the game. He’s really worked hard to make himself the player that he is.”

Making the 2008 Team with Honorable Mentior were former Jags Kelton Keller as a Defensive End and Mike Kelley as a Punter. Congratulations to these Bucks on their honors and also for a successful 2008 Season and their 3rd PAC Division Crown.

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Three former players from BYFA now playing for the Bucks were recognized as the Northeast District All-Inland Awards were handed out on Saturday, November 15th. The Northeast District covers all of Northeastern Ohio. These players were awarded in Division III which is the division in which Buckeye plays football.

Named to the First Team as an Offensive Lineman is Senior, and former Jet, Cody Muhek. Given Honorable Mention were Juniors Kelton Keller, as a lineman, and Mike Kelly at Quarterback, both of whom are former Jaguars. Congratulations Guys!

The Brunswick Jets and the Jaguars hooked up Saturday Night at Steingass Field at Buckeye High School for the 2008 Championship game. The Jets won it, shutting out the Jaguars 21-0. It was the Jags only loss of the season as they finished with a 9-1 League record and a 12-1 overall record. The Jets kept their record unblemished at 10-0.

The Jags kept the ball most of the 1st half and finally surrendered a touchdown to the Jets with less than 2 minutes to go and the teams went to intermission with the Jags trailing 7-0. In the second half the Jags could not get the offense untracked and the Jets added two more scores to make it 21-0.

Despite that loss the Varsity Squad had a very successful season, becoming the first BYFA team to win 12 games in one season, and they, along with our Jets, made the first ever tournament appearances by participating in the Medina Kickoff Classic where they won all 3 of the games they played. We congratulate the Jets on their Championship, and we also congratulate the Jaguars on their 2008 Season.

10/18/2008

10/25/2008

11/1/2008

10/25/2008

10/18/2008

Round 1

Semi Finals

Varsity

Semi Finals

Round 1

#1 Jets - 42 

 

Championship

 

#2 Jaguars - 19

#8 Redskins - 0

 

   

#7 Impact - 0

 

#1 Jets - 14

 

#2 Jaguars - 19

 

 

#4 Dynasty - 8

 

#3 Titans - 14

 

#4 Dynasty - 28

 

#1 Jets - 21

 

#3 Titans - 21

#6 Colts - 14

 

 #2 Jaguars - 0

 

#5 Pride - 6

The JV Division Championship game was played at Taliak Field in Strongsville on Saturday, November 1 and the Strongsville Blitz defeated the Brunswick Jets JV 18-0 to capture the JV Crown.

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