Glenville vs. McKinley Photo Gallery

The clock struck 12 on Glenville's fairy tale season as they came up on the short end of a 20-17 score in the state semifinals at Massillon's Paul Brown Tiger Stadium. There was a Buckeye reunion at the game as Ohio State players were supporting both teams. Gary Housteau has the story in pictures.


Ted Ginn Sr. (center) and Troy Smith take a minute of their time during pregame to take a photograph with a longtime Cleveland public school administrator.


Troy Smith spoke to the team before the game in the locker room.


Ted Ginn Jr. spoke to the team as well.


Before Glenville took the field, Troy Smith had a personal conversation with junior quarterback Arvell Nelson.


Glenville was able to contain Ryan Brinson on the ground other than one long run when the outcome was already decided.


This was the very start of Jamario O'Neal's 95-yard punt return for a touchdown. He first retreated into the end zone and had to avoid a safety before he found daylight down the Glenville sideline.


Glenville's offense was held to a lone field goal in the first half and didn't really get untrack until the fourth quarter.


After McKinley recovered a Glenville fumble on the Tarblooders 39 yard line late in the second period, they connected on this long pass play to get them in the red zone.


Theo Goodright eventually scored from the 1 yard line right before halftime to take a 13-10 lead into the locker room.


Former Buckeye and Tarblooder Dareus "Superman" Hiley (right) was at the game.


Donte Whitner (right) and Curtis Terry (center) were on the Glenville sideline also.


Teddy Ginn took time out to sign an autograph for this youngster at the game.


Tim Conner led Glenville on the ground with 77 yards rushing.


Ryan Brinson, who had 92 yards on the ground in the game, probably had a better defensive game than he had on offense.


McKinley's students were loving every minute of it when the game ended.


So were their cheerleaders.


Mark Jackson had the game-winning interception for McKinley.


Teddy, Troy and their boys were hanging out by the Glenville locker room after the game.


Teddy is wiping away the 'M' on Pierre Woods' letterman's jacket, just as he did a week ago in the OSU-Michigan game.


Mike Doss was rooting on his Bulldogs at the game as was Tyler Everett who was also in attendance.


Before they loaded the bus, Freddie Lenix and Jamario O'Neal posed for their last Glenville football photo. O'Neal said it was a photo of two future Buckeyes. Lenix is content to wait and see if OSU will indeed offer him a scholarship.


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