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Five Crusaders land on Division VI East District first team

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STEUBENVILLE — Justin Hartzell had what might be a record-setting season in helping Catholic Central post a 7-3 mark and earn a second-straight trip to the Division VI playoffs. For his efforts, the speedy senior landed on the All-Eastern District team as the starting quarterback. A ...

Fante, Wilson, Smarrella earn top honors for Indian Creek

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WINTERSVILLE — Indian Creek’s return to the playoffs in 2018 was due in part to several key performers throughout the season. When the All-Eastern District teams were announced, those key pieces of the 8-3 Redskins’ campaign were recognized. Making first team for Indian Creek were ...

Three Wildcats finish 2018 as first-teamers

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RICHMOND — Shane O’Brien led his Edison football team to a 4-6 record during his first season as the Wildcats’ boss. As a result, several of his players were named to the All-Eastern District awards list in Division V. On offense, junior lineman Cody Waggoner was a first-team selection, ...

Four defensive Red Knights represent Div. VII first team

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TORONTO — The Toronto Red Knights came close to securing a playoff spot in Division VII, and their efforts were rewarded with four first-team selections on the All-Eastern District list. All four players were on the defensive side of the ball. They are junior lineman Isaac Miller, senior ...

Mitchell, West shined for Harrison Central

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CADIZ — Anthony Hayes had some talented players to work with during his first season leading Harrison Central. That was evidenced by the Huskies rattling off three-straight wins to close the season, and by the number of Harrison Central players selected on the All-District list in Division ...

Buckeye Local happy with two honors on list

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YORKVILLE — Buckeye Local had two players receive postseason honors when the All-East District lists were announced, and they represent different aspects of the program. Shayne Christian, a senior wide receiver and linebacker, represents the progress the past two seasons under coach Roger ...

No. 8 Ohio State pins Michigan State back

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Drue Chrisman’s first punt of the day was an embarrassment, a 4-yarder at the end of Ohio State’s first possession. “I don’t know where it ranks in Ohio State’s worst punts in history, but it was definitely my worst punt,” Chrisman said. “I was just ...

Grier throws for 3 TDs, No. 7 WVU downs TCU

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MORGANTOWN (AP) — Once No. 7 West Virginia’s offense found a rhythm, the Mountaineers imposed their will on TCU. West Virginia scored three touchdowns in a 3:25 span late in the second quarter to break open a tie game and propel the Mountaineers to a 47-10 victory over the Horned Frogs on ...

No. 8 Buckeyes face another test from No. 24 Spartans

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If all goes according to form, Ohio State would face Michigan on the last Saturday of the month, with a division title in the balance. Before that, though, the Buckeyes have other challenges. This week, it’s Michigan State that stands in the way, and although Ohio State routed the ...

No. 7 WVU welcomes injury-riddled TCU

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MORGANTOWN — TCU coach Gary Patterson figures all those injuries that have piled up for the Horned Frogs could present a problem for No. 7 West Virginia. Patterson joked it might be difficult for West Virginia to put together a scouting plan against TCU’s revolving-door ...