Tri-Valley football is a program that has become synonymous with winning league titles. This year, despite losing plenty of talent to graduation, plans have not changed. Plenty of fresh faces are planning on stepping up to lead Tri-Valley to an MVL five-peat. Pat Chiesa has the story.
The playoff picture just changed for a quartet of local football teams as a result of the OHSAA revising enrollment counts for the second time this year.
Students at charter schools and STEM schools are no longer counted, so the Zanesville Blue Devils are dropping to D-III with a revised count of 354 boys. The Tri-Valley Scotties are moving up to D-II with a count of 361 boys, just one above the cut line of 360.
Coshocton and Newark Catholic also find themselves changing...
The Tri-Valley Scotties return 18 starters from a team that won the MVL for the third consecutive time in 2013, including three all-Ohio selections. Needless to say, Justin Buttermore and company have high aspirations in Dresden.
When Tri-Valley junior Kaleb Davis was diagnosed with osteopetrosis eight years ago, many doctors thought he would never live a normal life. The rare bone disease runs in the Davis family, nine out of the 33 members currently have the condition.
The disease causes the bone marrow to fill in different cavities with calcium. The problem is, too much calcium makes our bones very brittle. There are varying degrees of this condition over a lifetime, but Kaleb's is considered to be...
Quality, not quantity. This area did not sport a lot of teams in the playoffs this year, but the three teams that competed on the first Friday Night of the OHSAA playoffs gave us some memorable games. Unfortunately, two of those teams ended up on the business end of the scoreboard.
Division II Region 7 Quarterfinal-- Jack Anderson Stadium