The Philo Electrics are coming off a wildly successful 2013 season that saw them not only make the playoffs for the first time since 1995, but route John Glenn in the first round. Still, this season may be an uphill battle for the boys from Duncan Falls given the loss of an integral senior class. J.T. Raymond has more.
The Philo boys soccer team has battled adversity before, on and off the field, but head coach Matt Brown has helped them form a different perspective. Brown has overcome cancer twice, but recently learned the disease returned. He will begin a 6 week radiation treatment plan next week in Bloomington, Indiana, which will cut his season short. While he won't be there physically, his spirit and attitude is reflected through his team.
It's been three years in the making, but Philo football is back and maybe better than ever. This season, the Electrics return an experienced group of upperclassmen and are poised to be contenders in the MVL once again. The only next step for the program...the postseason.
The Electrics put the finishing touches on preparations for their final preseason scrimmage Thursday afternoon. They play Johnstown Friday night on the road. Philo had quite an offseason, with the...