Dover Tornadoes Team News

NEW PHILADELPHIA  Who will get the tricks and who will get the treats when the Dover and New Philadelphia football teams hook up on a Halloween night in the 111th meeting between the two rivals?

WHEN  7 p.m., Friday
LAST WEEK  Dover 55, Marietta 13; New Philadelphia 48, Cambridge 6
LAST MEETING  New Philadelphia won 34-28 last year in three overtimes.
THE MATCHUP  There will be no shortage of drama in the 111th

DOVER The long line of Mamarellas playing football for Dover High School in the annual Dover-New Philadelphia game is coming to an end.

COLUMBUS  Central Catholic, Garaway and Triway lead their regions in the Ohio High School Athletic Association weekly football computer r


Activities leading up to the 111th Dover-New Philadelphia high school football rivalry continued with the 52nd annual Dover-New Philadelphia Rotary Sportsmanship Banquet at the Buckeye Career Center on Monday night.

When Dover visits New Philadelphia on Friday night in the 111th meeting of Ohio’s third-oldest rivalry in Ohio high school football, bragging rights for another year won’t be the major item at stake.

DOVER  It’s on to Dover-Phila Week.

Dover geared up for its annual battle with New Philadelphia by blowing out visiting Marietta 55-13 in an East Central Ohio League Scarlet Division battle on Senior Night Friday.

With two games left, we are in the home stretch of the regular season. Seven area teams hold a playoff spot heading into the final two weeks.

Here's our guide to Week 9 action:

WHEN  7 p.m., Friday
LAST WEEK  New Philadelphia 28, Marietta 0; Dover 42, Coshocton 0
LAST MEETING  Dover won 60-18 last year.