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November 18th, 2012
I think people are forgetting what is still to come.
The schedule for OSU football up to this point has been cake.
Easy, weak, laughable.
You can pick your own word.
The best win was a road win at a struggling Penn State. A Penn State team that, like Ohio State is shining while the Big Ten is the worst it has been in a long time.
Can Ohio State boast an overtime home-win against Purdue?
Ohio State and Marquette were set to square off on the U.S.S. Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
Until tipoff. When the floor started to accumulate condensation. After an hour delay, the game was called due to excessive condensation, and the safety of the players was in serious jeopardy.
I guess that’s the risk of playing a game on a boat. Parked in the ocean. In the middle of November.
Voting for all Western Buckeye League honors is complete, and nine Redskin players are touting league honors after their 7-3 season.
This season has been an explosive one for three-way player Johnny Crawford. While he was a main target at the wideout position all season, Crawford earned honors on the defensive side of the ball.
Crawford was named first-team defensive back.
No. 1 Coldwater (11-0) vs. West Liberty Salem (11-0)
The state’s top-ranked Coldwater Cavaliers play unbeaten West Liberty Salem at Alexander Field on Saturday night at 7 p.m.
The two teams are meeting for the first time.
It’s that awkward time.
That time in between fall sports and winter sports. There aren’t a lot of sporting events. There isn’t a lot to report on.
But that doesn’t mean Wapakoneta High School athletes aren’t putting in the time and the effort to succeed.
LIMA — The most noticeable weakness in the Waynesfield-Goshen Tiger arsenal all season has been their pass defense.
The Ada Bulldogs exploited that weakness with a vengeance.
MIAMISBURG — It's not often you offer a team congratulations following a bitter defeat.
Waynesfield-Goshen ended its regular season on a sour note as they dropped a 45-12 decision to Dayton Christian Friday, but still found itself sitting in the postseason.
Despite the loss, the Tigers got help from Jefferson Township, South Charleston Southeastern Local, and New Miami. Those three teams came into the game as the only three teams able to catch the Tigers, and all three lost.
KENTON — The Wapakoneta Redskins were sliding all over the field, through the mud, in the rain Friday night in Kenton.
But most of that came after the game. They were sliding in celebration.
The field contending for postseason, as usual, narrowed considerably in week nine play in the area conferences.
As far as league titles go, both Ottawa-Glandorf in the WBL and Coldwater in the MAC clinched outright titles. In the NWCC, it appears Fairbanks and Fort Loramie will share the league title, considering their match ups in the final week.
However, several other teams are formidable in making a bid for the playoffs, and several have already clinched spots.