Aug. 28: Buckeye Localâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦........7 p.m.
Sept. 4: Linslyâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.....â€¦...7 p.m.
Sept. 11: at Union localâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦....â€¦.....7 p.m.
Sept. 18: St. Clairsvilleâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...â€¦â€¦...7 p.m.
Sept. 25: Harrison Centralâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.....â€¦7 p.m.
Oct. 2: East Liverpoolâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦........7 p.m.
Oct. 9: at Indian Creekâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.......7 p.m.
Oct. 16: Cleveland Knightsâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦....â€¦7 p.m.
Oct. 23: at Beaver Local â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...â€¦â€¦7 p.m.
Oct. 31: at Bellaireâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..12:30 p.m.
College Attended: Ohio University
History of Coaching:
43rd Year of Coaching, 38th year as a Head Coach
Record as Head Coach: 266-124
Current School Record as Head Coach: 257-123
Greatest Moment as Head Coach: Too many to count.
Family Info: Wife-Cheryl; Children-Zac, Ashley, Trevor
Coaching Inspiration: Bill Hess, Pete Barren
Head Coach's Hobby: Hunting
Quote About Your Team's Upcoming Season:
"We have five or six quality high school football players. We need our younger players to contribute quickly."
Bill Bruney, Dirk Fitch, John Bennett, Jim Hoover, Gregg Bahen, Anthony Reasbeck, Nick Stankovich, Rich Materkoski, Chas yoder, Taylor Yoder Stadium Information
Stadium Name: Dave Bruney Football Complex
Field Name: Alumni Field
Stadium Address: 1st and Lombard, Martins Ferry
Type of Turf: Pro-Grass (Synthetic)
Stadium Phone: 740-635-6101
Stadium Seating Capacity: 7,500 School/Team Information
High School: Martins Ferry
School Address: 5000 Ayers Limestone Road, Martins Ferry, 43935
School Phone: 740-635-5913Contact for Boosters:
Contact for Tickets: Kim Appolloni (740) 633-0684
Athletic Director: Kim Appolloni (740) 633-0684
Mascot: Purple Rider
School Colors: Purple & White
Best Known Alumni: Lou Groza, Dan McGrew, Larry Duck, Fred Bruney Vic Rose, Chad Brinker
Number of State Championships/Year: None
Last Years Football Record: 9-2
Last Year In Playoffs: 2014
Type of Offense: Pro-I
Type of Defense: 4-4
Conference/Class: OVAC 4A, Buckeye 8
State Division or Class: V
Last Conference Title: 2013 - OVAC 4A, Buckeye 8
School's Biggest Rivalry: Bellaire
All-Time Football Record: 682-380
Playoff Appearance/Record: 14, 13-13Player InformationReturning Offensive Players:
5Returning Defensive Players:
15 Key Returning Players:
Arjay Burress, Emilio Appolloni, James Edwards, Matt Barbour, Andrew Hython Key Players That Graduated:
Cody Beavers, Jon Bodkin, Nick Bain, Jack Fitch, Jake Barritt, Bruce Berger.