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Post by packers80 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:36 pm

Ironton still has enough enrollment to be d5 right? Thanks. Don't wanna hear about their shrinking enrollment. As far as playoffs, ironton too one dimensional, they will play their 3rd good team of the Year and lose to the 3rd good team they played. Oh wait, 4th, Gallipoli.


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Post by Frank Reagan » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:46 pm

Sorry, but I wouldn’t call this a rivalry. Coal Grove’s two rivals are Chesapeake for the Little Brown Jug and Rock Hill in the series known for fights galore. Ironton’s main rival has been Ashland from way back and maybe Wheelers urg. Ironton and Coal Grove is a border battle, nothing more, nothing less.
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Post by SportFan08 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:54 pm

Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant will not be able to stop Carrico and Fosson.

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Post by wobycat » Sun Oct 07, 2018 6:12 pm

Frank Reagan wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:46 pm
Sorry, but I wouldn’t call this a rivalry. Coal Grove’s two rivals are Chesapeake for the Little Brown Jug and Rock Hill in the series known for fights galore. Ironton’s main rival has been Ashland from way back and maybe Wheelers urg. Ironton and Coal Grove is a border battle, nothing more, nothing less.
It may not in be in the past but it may start to be.

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Post by Fan Friday » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:48 pm

maniac66 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:02 pm
packers80 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:13 pm
Ironton in that conference is like oak hill in soc 1.
Ironton is the second smallest school in the OVC behind Coal Grove I believe.
Ironton is known for it's past football greatness not it's recent failure.
As for right now they have a new coach and staff that have installed a new sense of Pride and discipline in the way they play.
True they need to cut down on turnovers and penalties but they are improving every game.
As for the playoffs I believe if they get a home game or even have to go on the road they will win the first playoff game and possibly a second round game.
I would love to see Ironton and Gallia and anyone else in the OVC and or SE Ohio go far in the playoffs and represent SE Ohio well.
Ironton is laying the ground work to become competitive again in Football and maybe they will become to good for the OVC maybe not.
But the fact is Ironton is no longer a Div. III team or a Div.IV team they are a Div.V team and the OVC is the right fit for them.
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Post by 645945 » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:57 pm

Coal grove, to be competitive in this game will need to focus on limiting 28 and 44. Those two backs are solid runners and would be good at any level. Scary that carrico is only a sophomore. One big thing grove, if it is 4th and 9 on your own 35 punt the ball. Giving the tigers a short field will spell disaster, they will take advantage of it and make you pay for it. The tigers over the year have been some what unironton like when ball security is concerned that is a small crack that may turn into advantage. I am sure that has been, and is being worked on.

Line play will be the key to this game. Coal grove skill guys won’t allow what happened against rock hill. They are tough in the defensive backfield. If the front can let there linebackers work this game will be a gem. The key to this game will be, dare I say it, coal grove’s vertical threat the guys can catch the ball. Will the line allow their Qb the time to let their playmakers make plays. If they do would not surprise me if this one goes down to the wire.

I do think Ironton wins this game but you never know, on a hopefully normal fall Friday night, anything may happen. Break out the long sleeves everyone we might see some cooler weather.

Hope for a hard hitting injury free game.

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Post by Rosco » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:00 am

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Post by YOU'RE TIGER BAIT » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:22 am

packers80 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:11 pm
Ironton wins, but they should. They should win every conference game because it's a bad conference. Ironton wins out,then one and done in the playoffs.
I just just feel the love man.
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Post by YOU'RE TIGER BAIT » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:24 am

maniac66 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:02 pm
packers80 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:13 pm
Ironton in that conference is like oak hill in soc 1.
Ironton is the second smallest school in the OVC behind Coal Grove I believe.
Ironton is known for it's past football greatness not it's recent failure.
As for right now they have a new coach and staff that have installed a new sense of Pride and discipline in the way they play.
True they need to cut down on turnovers and penalties but they are improving every game.
As for the playoffs I believe if they get a home game or even have to go on the road they will win the first playoff game and possibly a second round game.
I would love to see Ironton and Gallia and anyone else in the OVC and or SE Ohio go far in the playoffs and represent SE Ohio well.
Ironton is laying the ground work to become competitive again in Football and maybe they will become to good for the OVC maybe not.
But the fact is Ironton is no longer a Div. III team or a Div.IV team they are a Div.V team and the OVC is the right fit for them.
I agree maniac.
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Post by StolenTalents12 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:48 am

It’s hard to believe that Carrico is only a sophomore. He’s a well put together kid to only be 15-16 years old. He’s gonna be a fun one to watch the rest of this year and the next two years. He could possibly and most likely lead Ironton to 3 OVC titles in a row.

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Post by VetteMan » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:06 am

Its not very often that Coal Grove is put in the position of just having to be the Spoiler, but that's the roll that they find themselves in this game. I think they will give one heck of an effort against the Tigers, but overall Ironton is just more talented this year. The Tigers move on to the big Showdown with Gallia Academy for the OVC Championship.

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Post by farmer » Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:50 pm

Frank Reagan wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:46 pm
Sorry, but I wouldn’t call this a rivalry. Coal Grove’s two rivals are Chesapeake for the Little Brown Jug and Rock Hill in the series known for fights galore. Ironton’s main rival has been Ashland from way back and maybe Wheelers urg. Ironton and Coal Grove is a border battle, nothing more, nothing less.
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The Border war is on. As both schools now have new players who moved in. These players are from South American. They came across before the Border Wall could be put up. The two players families have be fierce rivals for centuries. All kinds of fighting. No doubt about it they can kick FG's over 50 yards each. This game will be a FG contest before some people in the stands say that Taco Bell is real Mexican food. This sets off a big fight so that this game will always be known as the Border War.

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Post by countywide35 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:15 pm

Coal Grove will show up to play there's no denying that. and will show up with a pretty solid team that if allowed to stay in the game emotionally and on the scoreboard could cause the Tigers some trouble inside the Tank. But with the turnaround Ironton has had with the program, the confidence and momentum carry's the Tigers through a hard fought battle against the visiting Hornets setting up a big time game with GA.

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Post by Yukntny » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:23 pm

Gonna be a tough game. I have to give the edge to Ironton

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Post by bcltcr » Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:54 pm

Ironton is the better team, but they still aren’t clicking on offense. I don’t think Coal Grove does much on offense against them. Ironton by 2-3 scores.

Side note: what has went wrong at Coal Grove this year? I know they returned a lot. They lost to a mediocre Chesapeake team and had some tight games with lesser opponents.

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Post by Frank Reagan » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:07 pm

Ironton’s offense not clicking yet? Averaging almost 52 a game over the last 3. I’d hate to see it if the offense does click.
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Post by wobycat » Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:15 pm

Frank Reagan wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:07 pm
Ironton’s offense not clicking yet? Averaging almost 52 a game over the last 3. I’d hate to see it if the offense does click.
No offense but terrible take. Ironton should put up points on the last three opponents. I think he’s looking for something better against stronger competition. Coal Grove will be a better measurement.

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Post by YOU'RE TIGER BAIT » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:16 am

folks are talkin like they think the tigers have it under lock n key. we still have coal grove, gahs and end with Portsmouth. I ain't overlooking anybody. and we get everybodie's best effort. the ovc is top heavy with some pretty solid teams.
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Post by Fattseycline » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:53 am

Grove was in the Gallia game until the last quarter. We had several chances to take the lead but you can’t win by only playing 3 quarters it has to be a complete game! We have a lot to work on! This week we will have to be mistake free! Game is at ironton so Cg is already down 14-0 at least.

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Post by Fattseycline » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:00 am

packers80 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:11 pm
Ironton wins, but they should. They should win every conference game because it's a bad conference. Ironton wins out,then one and done in the playoffs.

Not sure that the conference is bad but it’s not the strongest. Ironton has had some bad years in recruiting with the new staff I’m sure they will be better soon. I can say that ironton May win this week but I will almost assure you they won’t win the conference. I will say Gallia wins it they are very good and well coached now game is at ironton we know every opponent is down a touchdown or 2 before game starts

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Post by Fattseycline » Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:09 am

bcltcr wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:54 pm
Ironton is the better team, but they still aren’t clicking on offense. I don’t think Coal Grove does much on offense against them. Ironton by 2-3 scores.

Side note: what has went wrong at Coal Grove this year? I know they returned a lot. They lost to a mediocre Chesapeake team and had some tight games with lesser opponents.
Cg has lost a lot of starters. I expected this to be more of a down year then last year. Cg plays several of sophomores and a few juniors most skill kids are seniors but as far as line on both sides are all young. And we only have 37 kids out makes it hard to have depth. But this is no excuse we have been in every game we lost. Gave the peake and west game away. Gallia was the best team we played they are a pretty good team

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Post by Maniactough » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:29 am

Fattseycline wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:00 am
packers80 wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:11 pm
Ironton wins, but they should. They should win every conference game because it's a bad conference. Ironton wins out,then one and done in the playoffs.

Not sure that the conference is bad but it’s not the strongest. Ironton has had some bad years in recruiting with the new staff I’m sure they will be better soon. I can say that ironton May win this week but I will almost assure you they won’t win the conference. I will say Gallia wins it they are very good and well coached now game is at ironton we know every opponent is down a touchdown or 2 before game starts
Ironton has been using outside refs so saying the refs is favore Ironton is just a bad statement.
As for not winning the OVC that may be but simple fact is both have games before they meet head to head and one after they meet.
Ironton is much improved from last year and is a young team.
They control their own destiny so if the do not win the OVC title it will be by there own doing.
As for Gallia I am glad the turned it around and hope they continue improving for the sake of the league

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Re: WEEK 8 -- 4-3 COAL GROVE @ 5-2 IRONTON -- BORDER WAR SPECIAL

Post by Yukntny » Tue Oct 09, 2018 1:52 pm

I’m pulling for Ironton in this one. It just blows my mind we are in week 8 already. Wow where has the season gone.

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Post by packers80 » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:52 pm

Never thought ironton and coal grove would even be worth talking about.
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Post by pistol » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:04 pm

Then why are you?

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