Ridgewood Generals Team News

MAGNOLIA  The Sandy Valley Cardinals sit in unfamiliar territory.

Heading in tonight’s high school football game at Ridgewood, Sandy Valley is 4-1 for the first time since 1996 and has a chance at 5-1 for the first time since 1992.

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Generals Stadium
RECORDS  Sandy Valley 4-1, 2-0; Ridgewood 3-2, 1-1
LAST WEEK  Sandy Valley 56, Strasburg 0; Malvern 32, Ridgewood 7
LAST MEETING  Ridgewood won 34-7 last year.

Despite Week 5 wins to stay unbeaten, McKinley and Marlington each dropped from No. 1 in their respective regions in the weekly Ohio High School Athletic Association football computer ratings. The Bulldogs (4-0) are rated No. 2 in Division I, Region 2, while the Dukes (5-0) are No. 2 in Division III, Region 11.

MALVERN  Not many people saw this one coming.

What was expected to be a close Inter-Valley Conference game between the Ridgewood Generals and Malvern Hornets quickly became a blowout.

Malvern scored two touchdowns in the first quarter and rolled to a 32-7 victory Friday night to improve to 4-1 overall and 1-1 in the league.

Here's what you need to know entering Week 5 of the 2012 high school football season:

TIME  7 p.m.
SITE  Hornet Stadium
RECORDS  Ridgewood 3-1, 1-0; Malvern 3-1, 0-1
LAST WEEK  Ridgewood 34, Tusky Central Catholic 7; Garaway 35, Malvern 32

COLUMBUS  McKinley and Marlington each lead their respective computer regions in the initial release of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s weekly football computer ratings Tuesday.

Are you ready for Week 4 of high school football? Here's what you need to know:

It’s time for Inter-Valley Conference high school football.

The league gets its start with a pair of big games tonight.

One features Malvern at Garaway in a battle of predicted contenders. Another involves Tuscarawas Central Catholic, which travels to Ridgewood.

Are you ready for Week 3 of the high school football season? FridayNightOhio.com has everything you need to get ready for this weekend's games:

Two-Minute Drill — Todd Porter and Mike Popovich look at GlenOak: