Monday, January 28, 2013
The Solon Comets football team will play an old rival in the 2013 season as the schedule gets overhauled.
The 2013 Solon Football schedule has been completed and features some significant changes, with the Comets preparing to face five different teams than last year. Starting with the non-conference portion of the schedule, Solon will rekindle a long rivalry with Kenston and begin a two-year stint with Willoughby South. The Comets will also play Valley Forge, Mayfield and Hudson, all new to the schedule next season. Solon will still play rivals Twinsburg and Mentor along with other Valley Division opponents Strongsville and Brunswick. Glenville also remains on the schedule from last season. "The 2013 schedule presents a tremendous challenge for us," said Coach McQuaide. "Our offseason program is in full swing and our guys are working extremely…
Saturday, October 27, 2012
The Comets finished the season with a 5-5 record.
Two first quarter touchdowns on the final Friday of the football season were enough to lead the Solon Comets over Strongsville. The Comet's 13-6 win in Strongsville brought their final record to 5-5. Strongsville falls to 2-8. The Comets scored twice in the first quarter on a run from Khoury Crenshaw and a pass from Drew Barksdale.
Friday, October 26, 2012
The Comets football squad wants a win over the Strongsville Mustangs to finish with a 5-5 record.
Solon football has one more week to prevent a losing season. The Comets are 4-5 on the year, and travel to Strongsville tonight for the final matchup of the season. The Mustangs have a 2-7 record. Here's five things you need to know about the Week 10 matchup: 1. Game Time: 7 p.m. Friday. The game will be played at Pat Catan Stadium in Strongsville. 2. Matchup History: The Comets are 12-11 against the Mustangs and defeated them 38-14 last season. 3. End Strong: Solon Coach Jim McQuaide said the Comets want to end on a high not and expect Strongsville to play well. "Each one of us is looking to finish out in a positive way,” said Solon Coach Jim McQuaide. “These games with Strongsville have been great battles over the years and we expect …
Friday, October 19, 2012
The Solon Comets football team want to salvage a disappointing season by winning its last two games, and that starts with defeating Brunswick on the road tonight.
Solon's 2012 football season has not gone as planned. The Comets come into a week 9 matchup against Brunswick with a 4-4 record after last week's tough loss to rival Twinsburg. The best way to salvage a disappointing season is to win the last two games, and that starts with defeating Brunswick on the road. The Blue Devils aren't slouches: They are 5-3 on the season. Here's five things you need to know about the Week 9 matchup: 1. Game Time: 7 p.m. Friday. The game will be played at Judy Kirsch Field in Brunswick. 2. Matchup History: The Comets are 4-2 against the Blue Devils and defeated them 37-12 last season. Solon is on a three game winning streak against Brunswick. 3. Four Quarters: Solon Coach Jim McQuaide said good things happened …
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Twinsburg scored 15 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to defeat Solon 29-22
Last year, the Solon Comets broke the hearts of the Twinsburg Tigers. On Friday night, the Tigers returned the favor. Twinsburg scored 15 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to come from behind and stun the Comets in Solon, 29-22. The Tigers are now 5-3 and Solon falls to 4-4. Tigers senior running back Tyrone McGuinea scored from two yards out with 1:25 left in the game. The Comets got the ball back at the 8 yard line and 1:21 left, but was unable to convert a fourth down. Solon jumped to a lead early when George Berry scored on a 1-yard run from the quarterback position. The extra point was no good after a high snap, and Solon added a 37-yard field goal from kicker Keon Hemerlein. Twinsburg scored in the second quarter after receiver…
Friday, October 12, 2012
The Solon Comets and Twinsburg Tigers meet at 7 p.m. Friday for their annual cross-town grudge match.
It's time for Solon and Twinsburg to play in their annual, late-season rivalry game. The Comets and Tigers come into Friday night's battle at 4-3. Neither team has won as much as they would have liked to this point, and would love to take out that aggression on their opponent. If this year's game is anything like last year's, then fans are in for a treat. Solon slipped by Twinsburg 27-21 in an overtime thriller. Here's what you need to know about the week 9 matchup: 1. Game Time: 7 p.m. Friday. The game will be played at Solon High School's Stewart Field. 2. Matchup History: For a rivalry, this game has been pretty lopsided over the years. The two teams have played 51 times, and Solon has won 41 of them. Not only is this a big game between…
Twinsburg Patch and Solon Patch editors decided to place a "friendly" wager on Friday's game. Find out what's at stake.
Both Twinsburg and Solon are anticipating Friday's big game, but so are the editors of each town's Patch. Editors Chris Mazzolini (Solon Patch) and Mitch Cooper (Twinsburg Patch) placed a wager on the game; but don't worry, there's no money at stake. Just pride. Check out the video to see just what's on the line for both editors. Don't miss an in-depth preview of Solon vs. Twinsburg. Who do you think will win? Tell us in the comments section below.
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Solon Coments take on Mentor in a key division game.
Solon hopes to make a statement by defeating the powerful Mentor Cardinals on their home turf. The Comets came up heartbreakingly short to the Cardinals in the playoffs last year, and a win tonight will not only position Solon for the remainder of the regular season, but be a nice slice of payback too. The Comets are 4-2 and Mentor is 5-1. Here's five things you need to know about the Week 7 matchup: 1. Game Time: 7 p.m. Friday. The game will be played at Mentor's Jerome Osborne Stadium. 2. Matchup History: The Comets and the Cardinals have one of the best recent rivalries in Ohio high school football, and right now the Cardinals have the edge. The teams have met three times in the playoffs since 2006, and Mentor has won all of them, …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The 4-2 Solon Comets travel to Mentor Friday to play the 5-1 Cardinals in a big Valley Division showdown.
Last season, a strong Comets football team fought valiantly but fell short to Mentor in a stunning playoff game. This year, both Solon and Mentor have regrouped. And while some of the star players remain, these two teams are different heading into Friday night's Valley Division showdown than they were a year ago while retaining some core players. Mentor is 5-1 behind the strong and accurate arm of quarterback Mitch Trubisky, who is connecting often with standout receiver Brandon Fritts. Solon is 4-2 but has struggled at times due to injury and inconsistent play. But there are still playmakers on this team, including Darian Hicks, Drew Barksdale, Khoury Crenshaw and George Berry, who has had to do it all while the team dealt with an injured…
Friday, September 28, 2012
The Comets hope to kick off the second half of the football season with a win against Medina on Friday.
Solon hopes to begin the second half of the football season on a positive note with a win against Medina. The Comets dominated Normandy 44-0 last week. Solon is still dealing with some injuries, and wants to get the second half of the season started with a win. Solon is 3-2. Medina is 1-4. Here's five things you need to know about the Week 6 matchup: 1. Game Time: 7 p.m. Friday. The game will be played at Stewart Field at Solon High School. 2. Matchup History: Solon has dominated the Battling Bees in the last decade. The Comets have a 8-1 record, and won last season 17-0. 3. 'We're Fired Up': "We showed a lot of improvement last week," said Solon Head Coach Jim McQuaide. "We’re fired up to begin league play at home this year against a …