Malvern Hornets Team News

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.