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Bowling Green High School


Bowling Green expects stiff test vs. Holy Name

A talented Parma Heights Holy Name program will stroll into Bowling Green on Friday night for a Division III, Region 10 showdown of regional quarterfinalists.
“They’re a good football team and it’s what you’d expect at this point in the playoffs,” said Bowling Green leadman Dirk Conner.
The Green Wave has been impressive in their five triumphs, outscoring foes, 192-13. Holy Names’ lone loss was a season opening defeat to Walsh Jesuit, 24-7. Walsh Jesuit’s lone loss came at the hands of D-II state championship contender Archbishop Hoban, 27-14.
BG (6-1) blasted Defiance last week in playoff action, 56-13.
“We played pretty well and they made some mistakes that helped us out a little and got the score out of hand a little bit,” said Conner.

Huge NLL dustup features BG at Perrysburg

Another huge NLL dustup looms for Perrysburg this Friday as the unbeaten Jackets welcome Bowling Green to Steinecker Stadium.
While Perrysburg was considered in the mix for the top spot in the NLL, Dirk Conner’s Bobcats were expected to be a middle-of-the-road squad this fall. A month into the season, BG and Perrysburg remain the last two unbeatens in the league.
“It does feel good with everything that’s gone on and bouncing back from a season that’s not up to our standards,” said Conner, whose team finished 3-7 last year.