Area Sports

Caldwell Girls Basketball

By Julie LaFollette “We are looking to take that next step and compete for OVAC and Sectional championships.” Those are the optimistic word of Caldwell High head girls’ basketball coach Eli Svercek who is anxious for the season to get under way. “We had our first winning season in 10 years last season (12-9),” he…

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Shenandoah Girls Basketball

Shenandoah High’s 2020-21 girls’ basketball team. Front row, left to right, Casara Danaher, Karlee Wehr, Makenzie Lynch, Kendall Mackie, Ashleigh Wheeler, Monica Seevers, Kaylee Wehr, Charli Wickham; back row, assistant coach Taylor Rossiter, Kadence Noll, Savannah Irvin, Emmie House, Brylee May, Emmy McVicker, Mya Leach, head coach Sami Schott. Not pictured, Kinsley Brown and assistant…

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Hornets’ Running Game Too Much for Shenandoah

    By Jeff Harrison There was no mystery to what Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant’s game plan would be: run the ball; do it again and then do it again…and Shenandoah simply couldn’t stop it. In a back-and-forth game that figured to come down to who had the football last, that’s exactly what happened as the…

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Eagles Turn Table to KO Redskins from Playoffs

By Julie LaFollette The sixth-seeded Caldwell Redskins hosted the 11th-seeeded Eastern Eagles in an OHSAA Division VII, Region 27 playoff game on Friday and the Eagles pulled off the upset, beating the Redskins by a 26-14 score at the Noble County Fairgrounds. Caldwell Head Coach Grant Gaydos was understandably disappointed in his team’s performance, having…

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Redskins, Zeps Eye Home Playoff Games

By Jeff Harrison It’ll be a history-making weekend in Noble County as Caldwell and Shenandoah will be in the OHSAA football playoffs in the same season for the first time. As  the result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic which altered the 2020 high school football season – reducing the regular season to six week before…

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Redskins Collect 34-8 Win at Conotton Valley

By Julie LaFollette The Caldwell Redskins traveled to Conotton Valley on Friday and the Redskins returned home with their fourth win of the season, a 34-8 conquest of the Rockets. “We played well tonight,” said Caldwell head coach Grant Gaydos. “We came out and stuck it to them early. “They started the game on a…

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New Fitness Center provides all SHS students with tremendous opportunity

By Jeff Harrison Communications Director Noble Local School District   “A strong body makes the mind strong.” While it’s a pretty sure bet that Thomas Jefferson never had the pleasure of “pumping iron”, the words he spoke more than 200 years ago still stand true. Thanks to a state-of-the-art Fitness Center unveiled at the start…

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