McKinley has qualified for the Division I, Region 2 playoffs with Saturday's win over rival Massillon. The loss eliminated the Tigers from the playoff chase.
While most of the eyes are on tonight’s Dover-Phila football matchup, there are plenty of other important high school football games across the Tuscarawas Valley.
And the Inter-Valley Conference is in the thick of things.
Malvern at Sandy Valley
TIME 7 p.m.
SITE Sandy Valley Stadium
RECORDS Malvern 8-1, 4-1; Sandy Valley 3-6, 2-3
TIME 7 p.m., Friday
SITE Hornet Stadium
RECORDS Conotton Valley 2-5, Malvern 7-1
COLUMBUS Despite staying undefeated, Minerva dropped from the top of its region. Despite suffering its first loss, GlenOak remained a solid No. 1 in its.
1, Mentor (28) 8-0 336
2, Tol. Whitmer (3) 8-0 273
Malvern showed why it’s a big part of the four-team Inter-Valley Conference football championship chase.
The Hornets stated their case at Tuscarawas Central Catholic on a very windy Saturday afternoon.
WHEN Saturday, 1 p.m.
SITE Art Teynor Athletic Complex
RECORDS Malvern 6-1, 3-1; Tusky Central Catholic 1-6, 0-4
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.
A standing-room-only crowd filled Franklin Park on Friday night in anticipation of an exciting Inter-Valley Conference football game.
The fans weren’t disappointed.
Trailing 14-7 at halftime, the Malvern Hornets mounted three long touchdown drives in the second half to pull out a thrilling 26-21 victory over Strasburg.
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