Dover Tornadoes Team News

COLUMBUS  Minerva has joined GlenOak as a top-rated team in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings, which were released Tuesday.

It’s never to late to talk high school football playoffs.

Region 11 of Division III is loaded.

Listen to these names — Minerva, Dover, Steubenville, Youngstown Cardinal Mooney, Sheridan, Granville, Poland Seminary and Marlington.

Dover High football coach Dan Ifft knew it would take a hard-nosed effort to get a win at Zanesville Friday night.

He was not disappointed.

On a night when the Dover offense had trouble getting untracked, the Tornadoes’ defense and special teams came to the forefront.

DOVER Dover passed its first East Central Ohio League test Friday night.

WHEN  Friday, 7:30 p.m.
SITE  Sulsberger Memorial Stadium
RECORDS  Dover 5-1, 1-0; Zanesville 5-1, 1-0

COLUMBUS  GlenOak continues to lead its region while a number of playoff regulars throughout the 2000s are on the outside looking in after today’s release of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings.

DOVER  At times, it was the pass-happy contest most had expected.

But it was the ground game that decided it.

TIME  7:30 p.m.

SITE  Crater Stadium

RECORDS  Claymont 4-1, 1-1; Dover 4-1, 0-0

Footballs could be filling the sky at Crater Stadium Friday night when a couple of pass-happy teams get together for an East Central Ohio League shootout.

The Dover Tornadoes host the Claymont Mustangs in a battle between a pair of 4-1 teams.