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The 2012 high school football season kicks off across the region tonight and we’ll have the all of the action covered tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Dave Hanneman will head out to Donnell Stadium for tonight’s 7 p.m. game between Findlay High School and Cleveland East Technical. Tonight’s Trojans game will also be aired live on 1330 AM WFIN and streamed on with Chris Miller and Bob Montgomery calling the game. Courier reporter Ted Radick will head to Bascom for an matchup between future Blanchard Valley Conference opponents Leipsic and Hopewell-Loudon. The Chieftains are leaving the Midland Athletic League and will begin play in the BVC in 2014. Jamie Baker will head to the friendly confines of Doc Castor Field in Arlington as the Red Devils host rival Riverdale in a battle for State Route 103 bragging rights. That game will be broadcast live via the Internet tonight on Our sister paper, the Fostoria Review Times will provide coverage of tonight’s game between Fostoria and Ottawa-Glandorf at O-G Titan Stadium. That contest will be broadcast on 106.3TheFox and streamed live on as Doug Jenkins will call the game. For updates throughout the night fans can follow the Courier staff’s Twitter feeds and for scores and stories after the game visit The Courier’s sports weblog, the Blanchard River Buzz. You’ll get the best local sports coverage in the region in the daily print edition of The Courier and online at The

PREP FOOTBALL Friday’s Games Akron Garfield at Wooster Senior Anna at Sidney Lehman Ayersville at Northwood Bluffton at Cory-Rawson Bryan at Van Wert Carrollton at Ashland Mapleton Cleveland East Tech at Findlay Coldwater at Kenton Colonel Crawford at Mount Gilead Columbus Briggs at Clear Fork Columbus Watterson at Anthony Wayne Dayton Thurgood Marshall at Lima Senior Defiance at Napoleon Delphos Jefferson at Waynesfield Delta at Toledo Christian Edon at Antwerp Elgin at Bucyrus Elida at Piqua Elmwood at Gibsonburg Elyria Catholic at Huron Elyria Open Door Christian at Danbury Evergreen at Otsego Fairview at Wauseon Fort Recovery at Edgerton Fostoria Senior at Ottawa-Glandorf Galion Northmor at Crestline Genoa at Ottawa Hills Hardin Northern at Ada Hicksville at Archbold Highland Park, Mich. at Toledo Rogers Lake at Swanton Lakota at Arcadia Leipsic at Hopewell-Loudon Lima Bath at Allen East Lima Perry at Spencerville Lima Shawnee at Marion Local Mansfield Madison at Shelby Mansfield Senior at Galion Senior Maumee at Toledo Waite McComb at Tiffin Calvert Milan Edison at Norwalk Senior Minster at Fort Loramie Mohawk at Upper Scioto Valley Monroeville at Lagrange Keystone Mount Vernon at Marion Harding New Bremen at Covington New London at Buckeye Central North Baltimore at Holgate North Union at Fairbanks Norwalk St. Paul at Sandusky St. Mary’s Ontario at Lexington Orrville at Canal Fulton Northwest Pandora-Gilboa at Columbus Grove Parkway at Convoy Crestview Patrick Henry at Eastwood Paulding at Wayne Trace Perrysburg at Toledo Bowsher Plymouth at Lucas Ridgedale at Van Buren River Valley at Wynford Riverdale at Arlington Riverside at Benjamin Logan Rossford at Bowling Green Sandusky Perkins at Bellevue Sandusky Senior at Fremont Ross Sheffield Brookside at Oak Harbor Sidney at St. Marys Memorial South Central at Seneca East Springfield at Tol. Cent. Catholic St. Henry at Cincinnati Mariemont Sullivan Black River at Western Reserve Sylvania Northview at Oregon Clay Sylvania Southview at Toledo St. Francis Tiffin Columbian at Clyde Tinora at Liberty Center Toledo St. John’s at Cleveland Heights Toledo Whitmer at Toledo Start Upper Sandusky at Carey Versailles at Celina Wadsworth at Ashland Senior Wapakoneta at Bellefontaine West Holmes at Wooster Triway West Salem Northwestern at Ashland Crestview Willard at Castalia Margaretta Woodmore at Port Clinton