Northwest Central Conference forecast

1. PERRY. Perry looks to make the jump into the upper echelon of the league on the strength of 18 returning starters. Junior quarterback Plummie Gardn...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  


Youthful USV aims to compete

McGUFFEY — Josh Spencer enters his fourth season as the head coach at Upper Scioto Valley with hopes of a successful season.The Rams have only f...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  


Numbers a concern for Waynesfield-Goshen

WAYNESFIELD — Like many small school football programs, Waynesfield-Goshen is faced with a numbers crunch.The Tigers have only 25 players on the...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  



Lots of new faces in lineup for LCC

Lots of new faces in lineup for LCC

LIMA — One of the popular theories with some coaches recently is to make everything a competition — every play in practice, every repetiti...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Bath will rely heavily on defense

Bath will rely heavily on defense

BATH TOWNSHIP – Both the emphasis and much of the experience will be on the defensive side of the ball for Bath’s football team this year....

August 27th, 2015 |  


Depleted Kenton still aims high

Depleted Kenton still aims high

KENTON – It’s always tough to duplicate a very successful season.For Kenton, which returns just seven starters from a team that went 11-3 ...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Elida aiming to compete

Elida aiming to compete

ELIDA — Turnovers can hurt a team.Just ask Elida coach Jason Carpenter.In 2014, Elida (4-6, 4-5 Western Buckeye League) turned the football over...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Titans looking to return to postseason

Titans looking to return to postseason

OTTAWA – Making the postseason playoffs has been the norm for the Ottawa-Glandorf football program.However, the past two seasons, the Titans hav...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Bigger, stronger, faster and closer

Bigger, stronger, faster and closer

Van Wert football coach Keith Recker did not hesitate when asked how weight training has affected high school football. He knew exactly the word he wa...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  


2015 guide to area football

2015 guide to area football

1. Which teams have the best chance at reaching the state championship game in Columbus?It always starts with Marion Local, which has won four straigh...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |