Waiting for Next Year… Again!

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So December is upon Northern Ohio once again.  And with the first snowfall brings the familiar battle cry of every sports fan in the region.  “JUST WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR!!”  With the exception of the 2002 Ohio State National Championship, EVERY season North of I-70 has ended with this all too familiar phrase during my lifetime.  Leaving the Buckeyes out of it, that’s a combined total of 171 seasons with 33 playoff appearances (18, of which, are first round losses), 3 Championship games with NO CHAMPIONSHIPS!  The Buckeyes alone have 3 Championship games with one Championship in the 43 years I’ve been around to witness them. Continue reading