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Journey for The Rail: A Photo Essay

The 2023 Hoover Vikings celebrate a successful football season, culminating with the win over Federal League rival Jackson and retaining ‘The Rail.’
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Quarterback Carson Durland breaking through the game-day banner vs. Louisville

Following a successful season for the Vikes’ football team, Viking Views staffer Sophie Imhoff showcases some of the team’s best highlights.

All photos by Sophie Imhoff

Quarterback Carson Durland hands off to Kyler Miraglia vs. Cincinnati.
Wide receiver Jake Rembielack breaks through game-day banner vs. Louisville.
Running-back Jack Andes runs the ball down the fall vs. Louisville.
Wide Receiver Mason Ashby stands on the offensive line, ready to run the next play vs. Louisville.
Fullback Jack Andes, Guard Brant Daugherty and wide receiver Mason Ashby celebrate after Andes’ touchdown vs. Louisville.
Kicker Paul Koskovich sends the ball flying vs. Louisville.
Wide receiver Chase Lukens takes down Jackson player (#6,) with the help of wide receiver Zac Braucher.
Defensive linemen Sullivan Friel and Bryce Roach make defensive tackles against opposing Jackson players, attempting to stop an offensive play.
Hoover teammates join together in point to their field goal, exclaiming that the ball is in their possession.
Holder Shane Matthews catches the release, ready to set the ball for a s3eccessful kick by Paul Koskovich.
Wide receiver Mason Ashby finds a route to make a successful offensive run down the field.
Nose guard Sam Gorman takes a back approach to make a tackle, defending the offensive play.
Quarterback Carson Dyrlund hands off the ball to running back Kyler Miraglia to make an offensive play.
Hoover player takes down rival Jackson player on a defensive play, keeping the Vikes ahead.
The Vikes celebrate their victory over Jackson, winning the Federal League trophy, “The Rail,” a reference to the railroad tracks divide the North Canton and Jackson communities.
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Sophie Imhoff
Sophie Imhoff, Chief Entertainment Editor
My name is Sophie, and this is my second year on staff. I’m looking forward to being chief of entertainment this year and being able to focus more on design. I’ll be diving this year as well as running track, which will be two newer sports for me. Newspaper has definitely become a favorite class of mine, and I’m considering minoring in journalism in college!