The battle for the MVL title will take place Friday night as Tri-Valley hosts Maysville at Jack Anderson Stadium. The Panthers are 8-0 and 6th in the state in Division IV while the Scotties are 8-0 and 5th in the state in Division III.
The game will be broadcast on WHIZ Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Highlights will also be featured on "Friday Night Blitz."
The Philo Electrics are coming off a wildly successful 2013 season that saw them not only make the playoffs for the first time since 1995, but route John Glenn in the first round. Still, this season may be an uphill battle for the boys from Duncan Falls given the loss of an integral senior class. J.T. Raymond has more.
The New Lex Panthers ended last season on a high note by upsetting Sheridan. This season, new head coach Dave Rupe - who has experience coaching in the MVL - is assigned with steering the Panthers in the right direction. JT Raymond has the story.
Since 2008, when the team made it to the state final four, New Lexington has struggled to find consistency. In the three seasons since that magical playoff run, the Panthers are just 13-17. But head coach Bill Nutt is excited about this team, feeling that they have the talent to challenge once again for the top spot in the MVL.
After hovering around the .500 mark for three consecutive seasons, the Maysville Panthers are ready to turn the corner. Former Coshocton assistant Craig Clarke has been tabbed to lead the Panthers around that corner and is looking to do so with hard hitting football for four full quarters. As for his senior leaders, they don't shy away from their ultimate goal during their final season in blue and gold: they want to make the playoffs. WHIZ's Matt Edwards talked with new head coach...