Cuyahoga Falls looking

for former players

A Black Tigers Gridiron Alumni Club has been established and the club is looking for addresses, mailing or e-mail, for all former Cuyahoga Falls football players and parents and friends of former Black Tiger football players.

The purpose of the club is to bring together generations of former Black Tiger football players.

The club's major goal is to support the Cuyahoga Falls football program.

The charter members of the Black Tiger Gridiron Alumni Club, the senior class from the 1980 Black Tiger football team, have donated more than $3,400 to this club.

The club has a board of directors and has been incorporated under Chapter 1702 of the Ohio Revised Code. The club has established a fund with the Akron Community Foundation which insures that the money will be spent only for the Cuyahoga Falls football program. Any money donated to the Black Tiger Gridiron Alumni Club is tax deductible.

Send the names and addresses of former football players, coaches and managers to: The Black Tiger Gridiron Alumni Club, P.O. Box 110, Cuyahoga Falls, 44222.

Upon receipt of the name and address, a membership form will be sent, along with information detailing the club's plan and objectives.

Stadium dedication

set for Aug. 24

The Woodridge Local School District is planning a dedication ceremony for its new football stadium Aug. 24. The Woodridge football team will open its season that night against Chagrin Falls at 7:30 p.m.

School district officials said a committee is being formed to organize the event and efforts are being made to contact former players and other alumni to attend. For more information call Mic Becerra at 330-929-3191.

Dr. Jeff Graham, the district's superintendent, said the field will be named after John Lahoski, who was a teacher and head football coach at Woodridge High School in the 1970s.

Graham said Lahoski was "a prominent member of our community," and was "a phenomenal person."