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Witherow sets new passing mark; Malvern shuts out Strasburg

By Carol McIntireEditorJared Witherow is etching his name in the Malvern football history book.The sophomore quarterback set a new single game passing record Friday with 350 yards through the air against the Strasburg Tigers Friday at Malvern. The new mark is 13 yards better than the previous record of 337

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Warriors claim third consecutive EBC championship

Carrollton defeated runner-up West Branch by 331 strokes to win its four consecutive Eastern Buckeye Conference (EBC) boys golf championship Sept. 19 at Salem Country Club.Carrollton recorded a team score of 308 while West Branch tallied a 339, Marlington 343, Minerva 388, Salem 404 and Alliance 455.The season-ending tournament also

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Rockets knock off once-beaten Bridgeport Bulldogs

By Carol McIntireEditorIn 1978, Conotton Valley Football Coach Don Hertler was a sophomore at North Canton Hoover High School. His junior varsity coach was Dick Gross.Friday, Gross, who retired from coaching in 2011, was on the sidelines watching his former player lead his Rockets to a 42-18 win over the

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Turnovers translate into early scores as Warriors rout Garfield

By Carol McIntireEditorCarrollton turned two early Garfield fumbles into touchdowns and cruised to a 49-18 non-conference win in a rare Saturday afternoon game at Akron Sept. 17.A quick touchdown by junior Ryan Kiko after the visiting Warriors pounced on a Rams fumble on the second play of the game and

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Rockets soar over Strasburg 50-22

Conotton Valley senior Evan Rice ran for five touchdowns as the Rockets routed Strasburg 50-22  Friday in an Inter Valley Conference (IVC) matchup.  Rice ran for 306 yards on 25 carries and added two 2-point conversions. The Rockets started fast and kept their foot on the accelerator, scoring 28 points in

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Warrior girls win team title at Dover Invitational

Elizabeth Funkhouser led the Carrollton girls to the championship title for large schools at the Dover Invitational Sept. 10. Athletes ran together in the boys and girls divisions and results were then broken down into large and small school division. Carrollton tallied 36 points in the six-team field to win

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Rockets come up short against Trojans

A week after coming up one-point short shy of the Malvern Hornets in a cross-county battle Aug. 26, the Conotton Valley Rockets ran into a roadblock when they traveled to Newcomerstown to take on the Trojans Sept. 2. The Rockets stayed within striking distance in the first half, trailing 8-6

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Hornets hold off Waterloo for 28-20 win

By Carol McIntire, Editor Three games into the 2022 season, the Malvern Hornets played for the first time in front of their home crowd and put on an offensive show for the fans. The Hornet offense put up over 400 yards of offense in a 28-20 win over Waterloo, that

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Warriors steam roll St. Thomas Aquinas

By Carol McIntire, Editor Carrollton Coach Jim Tsilimos’ Warrior football team set the tone for a 63-6 win over the St. Thomas Aquinas Knights on the first possession of the game. “I told them we were going to come out, kick off, get the ball and score and that is

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Warriors top Lions in EBC matchup at Great Trail

Senior Jaxon Rinkes fired a one-under-par 35 at Great Trail Golf Course Sept. 1 to help the Carrollton Warriors remain undefeated in boys golf action. It was the first of two meetings between the Warriors and Minerva Lions this season with the Warriors posting a 152-179 win.  Colton Moore carded

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