Category Friday Night Lights

Multiple factors lead to Jacks 2-0 start

By Grant Pepper The Jacks have won as many games in the past two weeks as they’ve won in the past two seasons combined. Both have been close games, coming down to the final minute. Even after losing 11 seniors to graduation, as well as speedy tailback Cory Carter (now at Centerville HS), the Jacks […]

Seniors push Jacks past Hornets in OT

By Grant Pepper Talk about ‘going out with a bang.’ On Friday night the Oakwood Lumberjacks defeated the Monroe Hornets 9-6, as senior Jack kicker Bryan Koenig converted on a game-winning field goal in overtime. Friday’s game was also senior night for the Jacks. Koenig scored all nine points for Oakwood, converting on three clutch […]

Blue Devils too hot for Jacks; Oakwood drops 5th straight

By Grant Pepper The Brookville Blue Devils, coming off of two straight victories, confidently took down the slumping Oakwood Lumberjacks 52-24 on Friday, September 28, 2012. Brookville senior Luke Landis broke off three long touchdown runs in Friday night’s contest. The Blue Devils started off hot and would not cool down until the fourth quarter. […]

Eagles sprint past Jacks, score eight TD’s in victory

By Grant Pepper For the second consecutive home game, the Oakwood Lumberjacks had to play a postponed game on the following Saturday evening. This time, however, the Jacks would play the first half before thunder delayed their matchup versus the Eaton Eagles. The Jacks got off to another slow offensive start, as wet conditions and […]

Spartans down slumping Jacks, 43-15

By Grant Pepper A hungry Valley View Spartans football team, winless until Friday night, took Barker Field with a purpose on Friday, September 14, 2012. The Spartans would surge to a 43-15 win over the Oakwood Lumberjacks, behind multiple touchdowns from senior tailback Kenny Duff and sophomore quarterback Clay Smith. The Jacks were faced with […]

Boyer, explosive Indians cruise past Jacks

By Grant Pepper & Grady Fultz Last week it was a punishing Milton Union running game; this week it was a Carlisle aerial assault. Lead by junior quarterback Levi Boyer, the Carlisle Indians scored eight touchdowns in a 54-14 win over the Oakwood Lumberjacks on Saturday night. After nearby thunder and lightning postponed Friday night’s […]

Bulldogs overpower Jacks in fourth quarter, win 48-38

By Grant Pepper Situated between the backyards of on-looking Bulldog fans and the old Milton Union High School, constructed in 1938, was Memorial Field, where the Friday night lights shone bright and a near-capacity crowd filled the bleachers on Friday, August 31. While the home stands may have been full for Friday night’s showdown between […]