High School NotebookPublished 2:47am Tuesday, July 16, 2013
COLUMBUS — High school senior football players — Class of 2014 — from Ohio and Michigan will play in the first inaugural Ohio-Michigan Border Classic next summer on Saturday, June 14, at Donnell Stadium in Findlay, Ohio.
The Ohio High School Football Coaches Association (OHSFCA) and the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association (MHSFCA) will select the head coach and five assistants.
Each coaching staff will select 40 players from throughout their state. Those selections will be announced in February at the Ohio-Michigan Border Classic press conference.
Mike Mauk ( Treasurer-OHSFCA) and Larry Merx (Executive Director-MHSFCA) have announced that all profits from this game will dedicated to the scholarship funds already established by their respective coaching associations.
The first ever Ohio-Michigan Border Classic All-Star game’s the start to building a strong, positive relationship between Ohio and Michigan high school football coaches and players.
On Friday night, both players and coaches will be recognized at The Border Classic Awards banquet.
Players will report on Wednesday, June 11, and play the game on Saturday with a 1 p.m. kickoff.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association will hand out total of $66,000 in college scholarships to 54 recent high school student-athlete graduates following final selections made recently by the OHSAA’s six District Athletic Boards. The OHSAA has conducted its annual college scholarship program for the last 21 years.
John Archambault of South Point and Raine Wireman of Fairland were two of the seven recipients from the Southeast District.
Scholar-athlete recipients are selected based on a point system which rewards students for grade point averages; class rank; ACT or SAT scores; varsity letters earned; and individual and team athletic honors. There are seven, 10 or 13 recipients from each district, depending upon the number of schools within the district. The recipients were selected by special committees within each of the six OHSAA athletic districts. Individuals who receive athletic scholarships from NCAA Division I or II institutions or appointees to military academies are not eligible for the award.
# John Archambault (South Point) – will attend the University of Kentucky and study accounting
Rhyanna Day (Beaver Eastern) – will attend Muskingum University and study pre-medicine
Seth Goddard (South Webster) – will attend Grace College and study business
# Jenny Grigsby (Frankfort Adena) – will attend West Liberty University and study early childhood education
Miranda Melvin (Oak Hill) – will attend Shawnee State University and study pre-medicine
* Jean Paul White (Waverly) – will attend Shawnee State University and study business administration
Raine Wireman (Fairland) – will attend Iowa State University and study civil engineering
# $2,000 OHSAA Foundation Scholarship
* OHSAA Minority Scholarship presented by Farmers Insurance
Nike and Molten also contributed to the scholarship funds.