Sports/News Producer
WJW-TV FOX-8 News
Cleveland, Ohio
Email: Nick.Kovach@FOX8.com


Recent Articles
  • FNTD Game of the Week #9 Nominees

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #9 of Friday Night Touchdown, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, October 25 after Game 3 of the 2019 World Series on FOX. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host, Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week #8 to feature Beachwood at Kirtland

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #8 of Friday Night Touchdown, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, October 18 at 11:00 p.m. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host, Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high school football regular season we will nominate […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week #7 to feature Aurora at Barberton

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #7 of Friday Night Touchdown, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, October 11 at 11:00 p.m. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host, Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high school football regular season we will nominate […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week #6 to feature Lutheran East at Akron Ellet

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #6 of ‘Friday Night Touchdown’, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, October 4 at 11:00 p.m. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high school football regular season we will nominate […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week #5 to feature Orrville at Canal Fulton

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #5 of ‘Friday Night Touchdown’, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, September 27 at 11 p.m. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan, for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high school football regular season we will nominate […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week #4 to feature Cuyahoga Heights at Kirtland

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #4 of ‘Friday Night Touchdown’, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, September 20 at 11:00 p.m. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high school football regular season we will nominate four great match-ups. Students, staff, players, coaches, fans and FOX […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week: Medina tops Wadsworth after weather delay

    CLEVELAND — The Medina Bees hosted Wadsworth in a Friday night showdown. Two high scoring offenses were playing the defensive card early on. Barrett Labus hauled in the catch for a grizzlies first down, but the drive would end when Trey Shaffer rolled right and got picked off Jajuan Jackson. The Bees then took over. Medina went right to work when Ryan Gillespie, the leftie, fired over the middle, hit Luke Hensley, who breaks it outside. He goes 83 yards […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week #2 to feature Holy Name vs. Padua

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #2 of ‘Friday Night Touchdown’, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, September 6th at 11:00 p.m. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high school football regular season we will nominate four great match-ups. Students, staff, players, coaches, fans and […]

  • FNTD Game of the Week #1 to feature Garfield Heights vs. Shaker Heights

    CLEVELAND — FOX 8’s award-winning ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ is back for its 23rd season and better than ever. Week #1 of ‘Friday Night Touchdown’, fueled by Conrad’s, kicks off this Friday, August 30 at 11:00 p.m. Join John Telich, P.J. Ziegler, Dan Coughlin, and new co-host Ken Carman, from 92.3 The Fan for highlights and analysis from more than 20 high school football games across Northeast Ohio. Each week during the 2019 high school football regular season we will nominate […]

  • Early voting in May primary election begins next week

    CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — If you want to vote in the May primary election, you must register by Monday. Election day is Tuesday, May 7 but the deadline to register is Monday, April 8. Early voting starts Tuesday at 8 a.m. at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections. Voters can cast their ballots on weekdays and select weekend days until Monday, May 6.

  • 2018 FNTD Player of the Year: Gilmour’s C.J. Charleston

    He wasn’t a household name when the season started. But, he’s already run for more than 2,300 yards and scored a school record 48 touchdowns, helping lead Gilmour to an undefeated regular season and the Lancers’ first playoff win in five years. That’s why the 2018 Friday Night Touchdown Player of the Year is Gilmour running back C.J. Charleston. **Watch the video, above, for more; CLICK HERE for more Friday Night Touchdown coverage**

  • 2018 FNTD Player of the Year Finalists

    CLEVELAND – It has been another exciting season of high school football across Northeast Ohio. The regular season is now complete, and more than 60 local schools qualified for the OHSAA Playoffs. So now it is time to select the 2018 FOX 8 ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ Player of the Year. The ‘Friday Night Touchdown’ crew of Sports Director John Telich, Sports Anchor P.J. Ziegler, the Commissioner Dan Coughlin and Producer Nick Kovach have compiled a list of eight finalists. Now […]

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