The Ohio University Bobcats took on the Miami Redhawks at Peden Stadium on Saturday. The Muskingum Muskies were also in action at home against the Hiedelburg Student Princes, and in high school action the Bishop Rosecrans played host to the Marietta Tigers.
The Muskingum Muskies are still looking for their first win of the season and Saturday they will welcome the 1-3 Heidelberg Student Princes to McConagha stadium. Pat Chiesa has the preview from New Concord.
The John Glenn Muskies finished with a losing record last season for the first time since 2011. Hoping to flip the script is a new head coach who has experience with the program. Morgan Overbey has more from New Concord.
Muskingum hosted one of the top teams in Division Three football on Saturday afternoon. The Muskies hosted conference foe Mount Union but couldn't muster up much of a game as Mount Union won 62-6. The Purple Raiders got off to a quick 21-0 lead 10 minutes into the game and ran away with it from there. Mount Union scored on all of their first half possessions.
The MVL is historically one of the toughest leagues around, not just in football, but maybe more so in basketball. If you're not ready to play at tip-off, things can catch up with you in a hurry. The John Glenn Muskies found that out the hard way last Tuesday against Philo. But, it's a long season, and the Muskies are confident they can turn things around.
The Muskies battled hard against Philo on Tuesday at the Power Plant, but they came up just a bit short in a 44-43 loss...