TV’s Bowling named Defensive Player of the Year

As the season progressed for the Teays Valley football team, senior Zion Bowling found himself in an ever expanding role.“Zion is so darn athletic that he’s going to succeed in anything he wants to in sports,” Teays Valley coach Mark Weber said. “When people hear me talk about Zion’s athleticism they think I’m just talking from a defensive line perspective, but Zion was one of our better athletes on the entire team.“We switched his number to 45 during the season so he could play tight end for us, and we also put him back to return kicks later in the … Continue reading TV’s Bowling named Defensive Player of the Year

All-district football teams announced

A number of area football players were recognized this week by being named all-Southeast or Central District.In the Southeast District, Logan Elm senior quarterback Conner Robinson (127-209 passing for 1,981 yards and 27 touchdowns; 331 yards rushing and eight touchdowns; and senior wide receivers Gabe Chalfin (26 receptions for 458 yards and nine touchdowns) and Jason Sailor (38 receptions for 486 yards and seven touchdowns) were all named to the first-team offense in Division IV.Logan Elm senior lineman Collin Roar (20 tackles, including four for loss, and three sacks) and senior defensive back Cole Westenbarger (25 tackles and three interceptions), … Continue reading All-district football teams announced

Vikings handled by Chieftains in season-finale

By Craig Dunn/Courtesy of LOGAN — A season that began as an absolute nightmare ended in sweet dreams for the Logan Chieftains. Twenty-one days removed from a disastrous 0-7 start, the Purple & White brought one of the strangest, most-challenging seasons of high school football on record to an end by winning their final three games, capped off by Friday night’s 28-3 rout of visiting Teays Valley in Logan Chieftain Stadium. It was just Logan’s second victory in eight all-time meetings with Teays Valley (3-6), which had beaten the Chiefs (3-7) four-consecutive times. And, in another strange quirk to … Continue reading Vikings handled by Chieftains in season-finale