Pelini, Mooney lose opening night to Big Red

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Rodney James scored a pair of touchdowns for Big Red in the first quarter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Carl Pelini’s first game as head coach at Cardinal Mooney couldn’t have come against a stronger opponent as one of Ohio’s traditional powers, Steubenville Big Red, defeated the Cardinals 40-14 Friday night at Stambaugh Stadium.

Rodney James scored a pair of touchdowns for Big Red to give them a quick 14-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back.

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