Malvern Hornets Team News

TIME  7 p.m.

SITE  Hornet Stadium

RECORDS  Garaway 3-0, Malvern 3-0

East Canton at Malvern

7 p.m.

SITE  Hornet Stadium

RECORDS  East Canton 0-2, Malvern 2-0

TIME  7 p.m.

SITE  Hanoverton United Stadium.

LAST YEAR’S RECORDS  Malvern 8-4, United 7-4.

LAST MEETING  United won, 40-25, in 2010.

Shoes to fill

It’s not a big secret that the Inter-Valley Conference is expected to be top-heavy this year.

Ridgewood and Malvern are returning playoff teams, while Strasburg and Garaway weren’t far off.

Ladies and gentlemen, your Big Four for 2011.

MALVERN  Expectations are high at Malvern, where head coach Dave Tucci returns a big-time quarterback, big targets and a big bunch of overall talent from last year’s regional semifinal team.


Thursday, Aug. 18

Wadsworth at Perry, 6 p.m.

Jackson at Walsh Jesuit, 6 p.m.

Shawn Ball threw four touchdown passes for as the Hornets defeated Sebring, 5-1, in a scrimmage Saturday.

Max Kapron caught a 65-yard touchdown pass to start off the scoring and later had a 15-yard TD catch.

STEUBENVILLE – From the first possession of the game, it looked like it would be a rough night for the Malvern Hornets in their Division VI regional semifinal football playoff game against Shadyside Friday night at Steubenville’s Harding Stadium.

OHSAA Playoffs

Here’s a look at this week’s matchups for area teams competing the regional semifinals.


Division II  Dresden Tri-Valley (9-2) vs. Lake (8-3), 7:30 p.m. at New Philadelphia Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium.