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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Week 14 Preview - Orrville Red Riders vs Chagrin Falls Tigers

Who: Orrville Red Riders (10-3) vs Chagrin Falls Tigers (12-1)
What: An OHSAA Division IV State Semifinal
When: Friday November 26th, 2010
Where: Medina High School's Ken Dukes Stadium (Map here)
All-Time Meeting: This is the first meeting between the schools

Coaches:  Doug Davault is 42-17 in his 5th season at Orrville.  He has a 7-2 career playoff record in three appearances.  This is his first appearance in the state semifinals.  Mark Iammarino is in his 16th year as Tigers coach.  His career record is 108-58, including 10-6 in the playoffs.  He has guided the Tigers to 7 of their 8 playoff appearances in school history.

Playoff History:  Orrville is making their 21st appearance in the state playoffs, their all-time record is 28-19.  Chagrin Falls is making their 8th all-time playoff appearance with an all-time record of 11-7.  They are 7-1 in the playoffs over the last two seasons.

How They Got Here: Chagrin Falls defeated Garretsville Garfield (22-7), Cortland Lakeview (54-28) and Manchester (37-14).  Orrville defeated Triway (27-25), Elyria Catholic (22-14) and Genoa Area (16-6).

Radio: WQKT 104.5 FM will broadcast on-air and on-line at  Akron's WZIP 88.1 FM will also carry the game, online too.

Got a little something special for this preview.......not going to go into boring statistical details or matchup details.  My goal in this post is to inspire.....and what better way to do it than with pre-game speeches.

Enjoy...and Happy Thanksgiving.

Here's another, I think I used this back when the basketball team was making their run. Please excuse the redundancy.

Pumped up? Good. I'm nowhere near done. The following are audio files of Orrville games from's archives. Some of our great games over the past two seasons. (Note: These are big files.)

Orrville vs Genoa - Week 11 - 2009

Orrville vs Triway - Week 2 - 2010

2010 - Orrville vs Triway - Week 11 Playoff - This one missed Stewart Turner's 93-yard TD catch. It's already 6-6.

2010 - Orrville vs Elyria Catholic - Week 12 Playoff

2010 - Orrville vs Genoa - Week 13 Playoff

That's all I got. Enjoy the day.

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