Now a senior on the Kent State women’s soccer team, former Jackson goalkeeper Katie Kingsbury is far from the most heralded player on the squad. You won’t always see her name in the box score, but her leadership qualities certainly don’t go unnoticed.
The Jackson High School football team improved to 3-1 overall by defeating Perry 38-7 Friday night in a contest that served as the Federal League opener for both teams. The Purple Army jumped to a 17-0 first quarter lead and never looked back in a dominant performance that was easily its best of the season.
The University of Akron football team looks to improve to 2-1 in the non- conference portion of the 2017 season when it hosts Big 12 foe Iowa State Saturday at noon. The game, which can be seen on the CBS Sports network, is the first meeting ever between the two schools on the gridiron, and the Zips will travel to Ames, Iowa next season as part of the home and home contract agreement.
Regular listeners to Cleveland’s 92.3 The Fan know that the station has a variety of hosts and perspectives on everything in the world of sports. What you may not know, however, is that one of those hosts has a local connection. Ken Carman, a 2004 Perry High School graduate, pilots the stations 6-10 a.m. slot (also known as morning drive) along with co- host Anthony Lima.