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 6, 2012
Solon gave up 21 first quarter points to Mentor, and the Cardinals never looked back.
Mentor quarterback Mitch Trubisky threw six touchdown passes as the Cardinals defeated Solon 56-28. Solon falls to 4-3 and Mentor is now 6-1. The Comets had two special teams mistakes early and gave up 21 first quarter points to Mentor. The Cardinals had 42 points at halftime. Mentor's standout quarterback Trubisky threw for more than 300 yards to go along with his six touchdown passes. Nick Delisa ran for one touchdown and caught two more. Brandon Fritts scored three touchdowns each. Conner Krizancic also snagged a touchdown catch. Solon put some offense together in the second half but the late scoring wasn't enough to overcome Mentor's cushion. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Gallagher threw three touchdown passes, connecting with Drew …
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, …
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 …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
The Comets shutout Normandy 44-0 to raise their season record to 3-2.
It was a great Homecoming game for the Solon Comets, and for running back Khoury Crenshaw. Crenshaw led the Comets 44-0 over Normandy with five touchdown runs. The Comets are now 3-2 on the season. Antwain Hamilton add a touchdown run too, and Keon Hemerlein added a field goal. The Comets play Medina at home next Friday.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The Comets are 2-2 entering their Homecoming game against Normandy.
It's Homecoming Weekend at Solon High, and the Comets hope to return to winning ways against the Invaders from Normandy. The Comets came up short to North Royalton last week, and bring a 2-2 record into the game. Here's five things you need to know about the Week 5 matchup: 1. Game Time: 7 p.m. Friday. The game will be played at Stewart Field at Solon High School. 2. Matchup History: Solon dominated Normandy last season with a 48-0 shutout win. 3. 'Every Play a Learning Opportunity': The key for the Comets this week is to learn from their mistakes and move on. "Win or lose, every week, every game, and every play is a learning opportunity," said Solon Head Coach Jim McQuaide. "We take those opportunities and grow from them in order to move …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
The Comets are 2-2 after losing to North Royalton 25-18 on Friday night.
The Solon Comets footballs team fell to 2-2 after a 25-18 loss to North Royalton Friday night. Solon led by one point, 18-17, at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but couldn't hold on for the win. But a Solon turnover led to a North Royalton touchdown and two point conversion, and Solon's final drive stalled. Khoury Crenshaw ran well for the Comets, topping 100 yards. The Comets take on Normandy next Friday at Stewart Field.