WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - Senior High to play at home to Clear Fork Friday, then head to Columbus Northland Saturday. }}" />

   
 
 
Tygers Look To Maintain Lead

Story By: Jeff Alan

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 1/22/2013

At 11-2 overall and 8-0 in the Ohio Cardinal Conference, the Mansfield Tygers have been able to maintain their lead in the OCC by taking two in conference play last week over Wooster last Friday and Madison on Saturday.  The Tygers have won six straight heading into this weekend, three straight without their best player 1,000 point scorer Keon Johnson.

It would appear the Tygers will be without their senior point guard once again this week as Mansfield Senior plays two this weekend once again, hosting Clear Fork at home in OCC play, then hitting the road on Saturday evening to play the number one ranked team in Division I in the state in 13-0 Columbus Northland.  Tygers coach Johntory Reese, says several Tygers have stepped up to fill the roll of Johnson.  Players like CJ Simmons, Robert Jones, Donovyn Benson, Malon Samuel, Jameel Butts, Chek Washington and Jalen Reese.  As the coach put it, "to this point it's been a total team effort by everybody."

The Tygers lead the OCC by a game over West Holmes (11-3, 7-1), who they will play again at Pete Henry Gym on Friday, February 8th.  Every other team in conference has three or more losses heading into week nine of the season.  

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Students and teachers in the Madison School District are re- energized as today was the first day of classes for the new school year. Full Story
Image1 The school year has begun and many districts are back in the swing of things Full Story
 
Image1 Richland and Ashland Counties each receive $56,400 from the state's "Strong Families, Safe Communities" grant program, as its portion of a $600,000 award to a group of eleven counties. Full Story
Image1 The cause of death of a two- month-old baby boy found dead in a home at 281 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield has been released by the Richland County Coroner's Office. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Autopsy reveals infant accidentially suffocated

New School Year Begins In Ontario

Mansfield man found not guilty in shooting case

Construction Worker Falls At Avita Health Building

Ashland High School Students Grieve, Remember Classmate

Mansfield man killed in two-vehicle crash

House Unemployment Debt Study Committee Meets In Mansfield

Task Force arrests fugitive wanted in Mansfield shooting

Teen sentenced for assaulting business owner

Fatal Accident Occurs North of Shelby

Mansfield Playhouse Officials Take Ice Bucket Challenge

Teen dies from injuries suffered in August 7 crash

RCT To Provide Night Bus Service To OSU-M And NCSC

Teen Caught Committing Ontario Purge Prank

Teen dies from injuries sustained in two-vehicle crash

More News