Final 2017 OVC Schedule & Results, Congrats Coal Grove 2017 OVC Champions

Who Wins

Chesapeake
8
8%
Coal Grove
10
10%
Fairland
8
8%
Gallia Academy
3
3%
Ironton
40
38%
Portsmouth
13
13%
Rock Hill
18
17%
South Point
4
4%
 
Total votes: 104

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by BigBlueNation » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:00 pm

Went to the OVC previews. I thought Chesapeake looked the best. I would say it will be a three horse race. Peake, Portsmouth and Ironton.



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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by 12gauge » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:17 am

1.Ironton\Ports
2.Ironton\Ports
3.Chesapeake
4.Coal Grove
5. Gallia
6.Fairland
7.Rock Hill
8.S.Point

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by knightruner » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:08 pm

It will come down to the last game of the season for the OVC. It will be either Ironton or Portsmouth you can have the rest. Do have one question was that South Points whole team at the OVC preview? I counted like 23 players.

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by wipala » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:08 pm

that would be nice for the Trojans

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by Noitall » Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:51 pm

knightruner wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:08 pm
It will come down to the last game of the season for the OVC. It will be either Ironton or Portsmouth you can have the rest. Do have one question was that South Points whole team at the OVC preview? I counted like 23 players.
South point had to go door knocking to get enough to field a team,so yes that was the whole team

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by svac83 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:30 pm

I think way to early to tell. At preview last night i would agree how teams rank out. But some of those teams will improve way more then others. Fairland i think will improve a ton. Coal grove will improve quite a bit. Think Gallia Academy will improve a ton. Will that improvement be enough to move them up over initial thoughts we will see. Looking forward for blue devils jamboree game at unioto. it was hard to get a idea where they are at against south point.

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by trojandave » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:17 pm

wipala: I am forecasting 8-2 or 9-1 based on (1) dropping Wheelersburg, (2) with the incoming transfers at QB/S (Isaac Kelly), WR/DB (Deonta Parker) who in the OVC preview have already shown to be impact players, (3) being 6-4 last year with most of the roster (especially the O-line) back for this season, (4) a more physically imposing Talyn Parker at TB, (5) depth should be better due to better participation numbers. (6) new D-Coordinator Josh Matiz

There's 6 reasons why 8-2 or even 9-1 is not an outlandish prediction. Remember that last year the Trojans would have been much closer to the playoffs if Gallia Academy had not gone 1-9 and South Point 0-10. Secondary points were hard to come by for PHS in 2016.

Why do you think the Trojans will actually do worse this year than last? Remember that PHS went 6-4 with a porous defense (32 PPG). Just giving up a TD less, which is very reasonable (25 PPG as opposed to 32 PPG), will almost guarantee an 8-2 or 9-1 season with the first playoff berth since 2007.

GO TROJANS!!!
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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by biggdowgg » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:08 pm

I agree with Dave, no way this team does worse,then last year with the changes pointed out above , I honestly think it is possible to win the ovc,it should come down to them and ironton and could be decided in the final game of the season ,finally putting some meaning into the big rivalry game again,we might actually finally see a packed house for this game again

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by wipala » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:16 pm

I do indeed hope the Trojans have 8-2, 9-1 shoot even 10-0. I am basing my
opinion on PHS football history the last decade. I, unfortunately do not live
in Portsmouth and have only folks such as yourself to guide me and others such
as I thru SEO sports.
As TrojanDave said if PHS can improve by one touchdown on defense they will
win games list in past. I agree, however not knowing the mindset of the coaches
on defense my question would be, have the players bought into his game plan
for defense, if so a much improved product will be on the field.
PHS has had skilled players in past, I hope these players are willing to get their
jerseys dirty and get after it.
Having said this all I can say I'd, Go Trojans!

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by osumufan » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:28 pm

Noitall wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:51 pm
knightruner wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:08 pm
It will come down to the last game of the season for the OVC. It will be either Ironton or Portsmouth you can have the rest. Do have one question was that South Points whole team at the OVC preview? I counted like 23 players.
South point had to go door knocking to get enough to field a team,so yes that was the whole team
SP had a couple kids not there due to a summer flu. Many of the boys were playing sick. Two kids weren't dressed due to injuries. Center quit just days before so that threw a whole new scenario for offense and defense. Not making excuses but they were much better at the first scrimmage. Still probably finish next to last or last this year. I will say this though they will be more disciplined and and in better shape. But low numbers are going to kill them.

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by YOU'RE TIGER BAIT » Wed Aug 16, 2017 4:35 pm

I hope it's a very exciting year in the ovc.
IN THE LONG GRASS BY THE WATER, SO WATCH YOUR STEP. AND LET'S GO IRONTON FIGHTING TIGERS, OHIO STATE BUCKEYES AND THE CINCINNATI BENGALS

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by laser breath » Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:59 pm

Coal grove takes the OVC

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by CGFAN#1 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:02 pm

I agree that Coal Grove will surprise many in the OVC. Go Big Grove!

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by bcltcr » Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:30 pm

Coal Grove has a nice team. They smacked around River Valley in their scrimmage last Thursday.

I would say Ironton or Portsmouth takes it, with Coal Grove, Peake, and everyone else

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by bigpoppy20 » Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:36 pm

Easily a last-week finale we all want for all the marbles in Tanks. This week's scrimmage against West will tell more of the story for Ironton. If they don't get things oiled, they will have a tough time going 2-1 heading into conference play. In the end CG will be tough but not quite up to Ironton/Portsmouth. In the end, I think Ironton has the tradition to finish stronger than Portsmouth this year. That being said, things are really looking up for both teams.
1. Ironton (tradition)
2. Portsmouth (most skilled, big line)
3. Coal Grove (always reloads)
4. Chesapeake (easiest non-conference schedule)
5. Rock Hill (new coach)
6. Fairland (power back, mobile QB, intelligent offense)
7. GA (improving)
8. SP (new coach, survival mode)

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by Ptowntrojan61 » Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:29 pm

After watching the portsmouth v Waverly game I would say hands down portsmouth walks away this year with an ovc title and a playoff experience. Should be a good season for the trojans.

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by Nut » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:51 pm

Not to many gonna stop the Trojans offense. 9-1 or 10-0 season

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by Stone Cold » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:46 pm

I'm going with Ironton until someone in the league beats them.
And that's the bottom line, b/c Stone Cold said so....

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by BurgGrad6 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:54 pm

Stone Cold wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:46 pm
I'm going with Ironton until someone in the league beats them.
Portsmouth handled them fairly easily in the jamboree! Haha :lol:

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Re: 2017 OVC Preview/Predictions

Post by Stone Cold » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:49 pm

BurgGrad6 wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:54 pm
Stone Cold wrote:
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:46 pm
I'm going with Ironton until someone in the league beats them.
Portsmouth handled them fairly easily in the jamboree! Haha :lol:
Hmm... I didn't know those jamboree games counted. How many playoff points did portsmouth get?
And that's the bottom line, b/c Stone Cold said so....

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