(4-7-21) For the second time in his coaching career St. Marys Head Football Coach Doug Frye has decided to resign as the Roughriders leader. Today the St. Marys School confirmed Frye had stepped down to some health issues and a desire to spend more time with his family.

He first stint coaching at St. Marys came in 1998 and ended in 2009. In 2010 he became the Head Coach at WBL rival Wapakoneta…until he returned to St. Marys in 2014.

In the pandemic 2020 shortened season St. Marys went 6-3 losing to #1 seed Bellbrook 44-14 in a third round D III playoff game.

During his first tenure at St. Marys Frye led the Roughriders to the D III State Championship Game in 2004 losing to Cleveland Benedictine 27-14.

During his coaching career he led his teams to the playoffs 14 times.

 Scoring Summary (Final)
                          OHSAA State Football Finals
   Cleveland Benedictine vs St. Marys Memorial (Dec 04, 2004 at Canton, Ohio)

           Cleveland Benedictine (12-3) vs. St. Marys Memorial (13-2)
Date: Dec 04, 2004  Site: Canton, Ohio          Stadium: Fawcett Stadium
Attendance: 7716

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Cleveland Benedictine  0 10  7 10  - 27
St. Marys Memorial.  0  0  0 14  - 14

Scoring Summary:
2nd 10:49 BNEDICTN - Sam Amidon 18 yd pass from Joe Laffey (Alex Stiegerwald kick)
                                         9 plays, 59 yards, TOP 3:32, BNEDICTN 7 - STMARYS 0
    00:20 BNEDICTN - Alex Stiegerwald 35 yd field goal
                                        9 plays, 46 yards, TOP 3:14, BNEDICTN 10 - STMARYS 0
3rd 10:02 BNEDICTN - Troy Huddleston 33 yd run (Alex Stiegerwald kick)
                                        5 plays, 67 yards, TOP 1:49, BNEDICTN 17 - STMARYS 0
4th 11:29 BNEDICTN - Jahmal Brown 32 yd run (Alex Stiegerwald kick)
                                        7 plays, 83 yards, TOP 2:26, BNEDICTN 24 - STMARYS 0
    04:50 STMARYS - Corey Vossler 1 yd run (Corey Vossler rush failed)
                                       18 plays, 71 yards, TOP 6:32, BNEDICTN 24 - STMARYS 6
    02:33 BNEDICTN - Alex Stiegerwald 33 yd field goal
                                        7 plays, 32 yards, TOP 2:17, BNEDICTN 27 - STMARYS 6
    01:49 STMARYS - Cliff Powell 29 yd pass from Corey Vossler (Corey Vossler rush)
                                       5 plays, 80 yards, TOP 0:44, BNEDICTN 27 - STMARYS 14

Kickoff time: 11:08am   End of Game: 1:25pm    Total elapsed time: 2:17
Officials: Referee: Anthony Montana; Umpire: Bob Von Kaenel;
Linesman: Jim Schartman; Line judge: Danner Beau Rug; Back judge: Ken Katafias;
Scorer: SA-SB-BM-BP;
Temperature: 32        Wind: S/SW 13   Weather: Mostly Cloudy Breezy

Frye File – Career Record 235-123

  • St. Marys – 2014-2020
  • Wapakoneta – 2010-2013
  • St. Marys – 1998-2009

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