Brooke Football


2023 Brooke Football Schedule

08/25 Ripley | VIEW

09/01 @ Indian Creek (OH) | VIEW

09/08 University | VIEW

09/15 @ North Marion | VIEW

09/23 Watkins Memorial (OH) | VIEW

09/29 Bridgeport | VIEW

10/06 Oak Glen | VIEW

10/13 @ John Marshall | VIEW

10/20 @ Wheeling Park | VIEW

10/27 @ Weir | VIEW

2022 Recap

In the 2022 season, the Brooke Bruins football team showcased resilience and determination, finishing with a respectable 5-5 record. Although the team stumbled down the stretch, their commendable performance in the early part of the season demonstrated their potential for success.

The Bruins began the season on a promising note, winning four out of their first six games. Their strong start indicated the team’s ability to compete with their opponents, highlighting the talent and skill of their players. Wins over Indian Creek and Marietta was the high points in that run.

However, as the season progressed, the Bruins faced some challenges that tested their mettle. Despite their best efforts, they narrowly missed out on two crucial victories against North Marion and Weir, which could have secured them a spot in the playoffs. These close encounters showcased the team’s competitive spirit and their ability to hold their ground against formidable adversaries.

Offensively, the Bruins exhibited consistency, averaging 19 points per game. Their offense displayed versatility and adaptability, led by a group of talented athletes who consistently found ways to put points on the board. The team’s ability to move the ball effectively and capitalize on scoring opportunities was a testament to their hard work and dedication.

Defensively, the Bruins proved to be a tough unit to break down, conceding only 18 points per game. Their solid defensive efforts were instrumental in keeping games close and giving their offense a chance to secure victories. The team’s commitment to discipline and defensive prowess was evident in their ability to limit their opponents’ scoring opportunities.

As the season comes to a close, the Brooke Bruins can hold their heads high, knowing that they gave it their all on the field. The dedication, passion, and perseverance exhibited by the players and coaching staff make them a team to watch out for in the future. While they may not have reached the playoffs this year, the foundation has been set for future success, and the Bruins will undoubtedly use this experience as fuel to propel them forward.


2023 Outlook

As the 2023 high school football season approaches, the Brooke Bruins are gearing up for what promises to be an exciting and challenging campaign. Under the guidance of head coach Mac McLean, who enters his 10th season at the helm, the Bruins are poised to showcase their talent and determination on the gridiron. With a tougher schedule this year, including the addition of Bridgeport, the team’s mettle will truly be put to the test.

The team’s success will depend on the performance of several key players, who are expected to lead the way for the Bruins. Specialist Caden Langley brings exceptional versatility to the team, displaying prowess in both punting and placekicking. His ability to swing the field position in the Bruins’ favor will be crucial in close contests.

On the defensive side of the ball, the Bruins boast the talent and tenacity of Anthony Bachinski, a standout defensive back known for his exceptional coverage skills and ability to make game-changing interceptions. Bachinski’s presence in the secondary will undoubtedly create headaches for opposing quarterbacks.

At the quarterback position, Braelyn Sperringer will be entrusted with leading the Bruins’ offensive charge. Sperringer’s strong arm and leadership qualities make him a pivotal figure in orchestrating the team’s aerial assault. With a solid supporting cast, including talented wide receiver Darion Hilton and running back Jace Campinelli, Sperringer will have multiple weapons at his disposal to light up the scoreboard.

Meanwhile, on the defensive line, Tyler Wise will be a formidable force, utilizing his strength and agility to disrupt opposing offenses. His ability to generate pressure and create havoc in the backfield will be vital for the Bruins’ success in stopping the run and rushing the passer.

With these impact players leading the way, the Bruins are confident in their ability to rise to the challenges presented by their more demanding schedule this season. The addition of Bridgeport will undoubtedly provide a stern test, but the Bruins are determined to prove their mettle against tough competition.

As the Brooke Bruins embark on the 2023 football season, the team and their loyal fans have high hopes for continued success under Coach McLean’s steady guidance. With a talented roster and a desire to make a statement, the Bruins are ready to leave their mark on the gridiron and compete at the highest level.

Football enthusiasts should mark their calendars and keep an eye on the Brooke Bruins this season, as they aim to make a strong statement in their quest for glory.

Visiting Brooke

Vocelli Pizza

Station Grille

Drover’s Inn

Hard Times

Chief’s Smokin’ BBQ

Fort Steuben

Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village

2023 Brooke Football Roster(Coming Soon)

Photo Credit – Heather Weir