Malvern Hornets Team News

At Louisville Leopard Stadium

WHEN  Saturday, 7 p.m.

RECORDS  Malvern is 10-1; Western Reserve is 11-0.

SITE  Louisville Stadium, 7 p.m., Saturday

RECORDS  Western Reserve 11-0, Malvern 10-1

LAST WEEK  Western Reserve 33, Villa Angela-St. Joseph 6; Malvern 23, Thompson Ledgemont 7

Times-Reporter staff report

Four area high school football standouts earned Player of the Year honors and four coaches claimed Coach of the Year kudos when the 2011 Eastern District All-Star Football team was announced  Wednesday.


MALVERN  Shawn Ball wasn’t ready for the season to end.

Trailing 7-3 in the Division VI regional semifinal game with No. 2-ranked Thompson Ledgemont, the 6-foot-1, 210-pound Malvern senior quarterback did what he does best.

Run and throw the football.

DIVISION I
All games Saturday at 7:30 p.m. unless noted
Region 1
1 Mentor (10-1) vs. 5 Solon (10-1) at Parma Byers Field

Sheridan at Dover

When: Tonight at 7:30

Records: Both teams are 9-1.

Last week: Dover 21, New Philadelphia 20; Sheridan 41, New Lexington 0.

Seven area high school football teams have qualified for postseason play with one first-timer and two earning home games.

Indian Valley is making its first postseason appearance in school history, while Dover and Garaway finished high enough to qualify for a home game.

Division I
Games tentatively set for Sat., Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Check brackets Tuesday for
final times and locations.
Region 1
8 Cle. John F. Kennedy (9-1) at 1 Mentor (9-1)

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.