Malvern Hornets Team News

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.

Week 7 of the high school football season is highlighted by a number of great matchups.

In addition to the big Dover at Zanesville East Central Ohio League showdown, there are some interesting games on tonight’s docket.

WHEN  Friday, 7 p.m.
SITE  Strasburg Stadium
RECORDS  Malvern 5-1, 2-1; Strasburg 4-2, 2-0

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.

COLUMBUS — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the fourth weekly Associated Press poll of 2011, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):