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Dover coaching legend Bob Von Kaenel retiring

June 18, 2024

DOVER (June 18, 2024) (WJER) – Dover High School will be looking for a new boys basketball coach for the first time in 33 years. Bob Von Kaenel is retiring. Dover Schools Superintendent Karie McCrate announced the news in a press release Tuesday afternoon. He is the fourth winningest coach […]

IVC announces spring all-conference awards

May 15, 2024

In softball in the IVC South, Indian Valley senior Gabby Meade is the Player of the Year for leading her team to another IVC South championship with a 12-0 conference record. Sandy Valley Coach Courtney Geiger is the IVC South Coach of the Year for guiding the Cardinals to a […]

Tornadoes top Quakers in track

April 24, 2024

DOVER – The Dover and New Philadelphia track teams carried on the schools’ storied rivalry at Woody Hayes Quaker Stadium Tuesday with the Crimson Tornadoes scoring wins in both the boys’ and girls’ meets. Starting with the girls, Dover won 96-41. Ava Zobel led the way with wins in the […]

Local basketball players earn All-Ohio honors

March 28, 2024

The OHSAA announced the All-Ohio honorees in basketball this week as selected by the Ohio Sportswriters Association. BOYS BASKETBALL Look at some of the local honorees, in Division I, Dover’s Carter Grove earned Special Mention recognition. His teammates Trey Ridgeway and Tommy Coletti earned Honorable Mention. In Division II, Indian […]

Rockets represent Tuscarawas County at Special Olympics Winter Games

March 12, 2024

The Rockets recently brought home several awards from the 2024 Special Olympics Ohio Winter Games.  The event was held at Bowling Green State University, and the Rockets had athletes representing Tuscarawas County in Competitive Cheerleading, Skills Basketball, and Swimming.  The 3-day event featured almost 2,000 athletes from across the state […]

East District Girls Basketball All-Stars

March 5, 2024

Division I First Team: MacKenzie Harvey, Dresden Tri-Valley, 5-8, jr. 11.8 points; Maddie Garber, Dresden Tri-Valley, 5-8, so., 10.3. Honorable Mention: Jacie Rollison, Dresden Tri-Valley, PD Moore, Dresden Tri-Valley Division II Players of the Year: Riley Zamensky, John Glenn; McKenna Scott, Wintersville Indian Creek Coaches of the Year: Josh Middleton, […]

East District Boys Basketball All-Stars

March 5, 2024

Boys Division I First Team: Carter Grove, Dover, 5-10, sr., 14.5 points; Trey Ridgeway, Dover, 6-3, sr., 11.2; Tommy Coletti, Dover, 6-3, sr., 11.7. Honorable Mention: None Division II Players of the Year: Alex Bobb, Zanesville Maysville; Cole Thoburn, St. Clairsville. Coaches of the Year: Dave Brown, Zanesville Maysville; Tyrone […]