Stow Youth Football Teams Competes in Championships

Three of five SYF qualifying teams heading to Copley for back-to-back games.

Scores of Stow residents are trekking to Copley today to cheer on three of the Stow Youth Football program’s five qualifying teams as they compete in All Ohio Youth Football Association league championship games.

Both of the SYF program’s junior varsity teams and one of its varsity squads are set to square off on the turf field at Copley High School, with the first game starting at 12:30 today. No admission fee will be charged.

Steve Baranowski, SYF director, is proud of his coaches and young players.

“We are typically a playoff program, and this year we have three out of five qualifying teams going to league championships. Our coaches deserve a lot of credit,” he said.

Here is today’s schedule of SYF championship games:

Baranowski said Stow Youth Football, formed in the late 1960s/early 1970s, is a competitive youth football program that serves as a feeder system to the middle and high school football programs in the .

He said there are nearly 300 area youth involved in SYF, including about 230 boys ages 7-14 who play football, and 60 girls in third- through eighth-grades who participate in the cheerleading program.

Baranowski said those interested in the outcome of today’s games can check the home page of Stow Youth Football’s website.

Jan Hightower-Woods November 05, 2011 at 02:25 PM
This is an AWESOME group of kids and parent volunteers! Steve Baranowski has been an asset to this program and will ge GREATLY missed next year as he moves on to bigger and better things! This is Steve's last day as the Director of SYF...go out "BIG" Steve!
Laura Coon November 05, 2011 at 06:48 PM
Woohooo GO STOW!!! bring home the WIN!


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