Multiple Teams · Varsity Football Announces 2016 Schedule

Shadyside High School Athletic Director, John Triveri has announced the 2016 varsity football schedule for the 2016 season.  For the first time in years, the Tigers will play an “All-OVAC” schedule.

The Tigers will open the season at home against West Virginia Class A state Cham11958073_984107188323373_5423464644189441781_opion, Magnolia on Friday August 26 at Fleming Field.

The Tigers will take on perennial small school powerhouse, Monroe Central at Fleming Field in week 2.  The Seminoles are coached by long time coach and Shadyside graduate, Jay Circosta.

In week 3 the Tigers take to the road and travel to Caldwell, Ohio to face an experienced Redskins football team before coming back home to Shadyside in Week 4 against Meadowbrook.1959394_692091137524981_3965021249236824015_n

Weeks 5 & 6 see the Tigers back on the road.  Week 5 is a trip to Toronto, where the Red Knights are still seeking their first win against the orange and black.  Week 6 sees an old formidable foe back on the schedule as Shadyside travels to Hannibal to take on the River Pilots.

The Tigers will then play host to West Virginia perennial playoff contenders, Wheeling Central as well their route 7 rival, Bellaire in weeks 7 & 8.

The 2016 schedule rounds out with a couple of road games to Bridgeport and Bishop Donahue.

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All games are currently slated for 7:00pm starts.



2016 Shadyside Tigers Varsity Football Schedule

8/26/16   Magnolia

9/2/16     Monroe Central

9/9/16     at Caldwell

9/16/16    Meadowbrook

9/23/16    at Toronto

9/30/16    at River

10/7/16    Wheeling Central

10/14/16   Bellaire

10/21/16   at Bridgeport

10/28/16   at Bishop Donahue

Bold Face = Home Games