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Jackson Falls to Wheelersburg in Battle of Unbeatens

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Alumni Stadium was rocking on Friday night. The crowd packed the stadium to its capacity well before kickoff for a chance to see the Jackson Ironmen host the Wheelersburg Pirates in a matchup of Southeastern Ohio football powerhouses. For at least one half, the Jackson (4-1) fans believed that 2017 could change the course of… Read More

Undefeated Jackson Prepares for Undefeated Wheelersburg

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There’s a budding rivalry in Southeast Ohio that pits two perennial powerhouses against each other for nothing more than bragging rights and a tally in the win column. This season will mark the sixth consecutive year that the Frontier Athletic Conference power Jackson Ironmen will face the Wheelersburg Pirates in a non-conference match up of… Read More

Unioto Wants a Better Shot Against Zane Trace

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Zane Trace travels to Unioto this Friday night for a much-anticipated Scioto Valley Conference match up between two powerhouse teams. In recent years, there hasn’t been very much intrigue surrounding this game as Zane Trace has won nine of the last 10 games, with the only loss coming in 2012. However, this year should be… Read More

Tri-Valley and Philo Geared for Key MVL Battle

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Friday night is going to be a nail-biter at the Jack Anderson Stadium. Why? Because two of the Muskingum Valley League’s currently top ranked teams, Tri-Valley and Philo, will be facing off head-to-head in one of the biggest games of the season. Both teams are currently undefeated in the conference, and there is no doubt… Read More

Week 4 Power Rankings: TVC-Ohio

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1. Nelsonville-York Buckeyes (4-0, 1-0) After four weeks of football, the Buckeyes take the number one spot in the TVC-Ohio power rankings. The Buckeyes haven’t lost a TVC-Ohio game and are standing at 7-0 since the 2015 season. In the Buckeyes’ game against River Valley, Garrett Maiden threw for six touchdowns and broke the Buckeye… Read More

Week 4 Power Rankings: FAC

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It’s already midway through the regular season, which means it’s time for our first power rankings of the year, and the first ever for the Frontier Athletic Conference. This new conference was born out of five teams from the South Central Ohio League and one team from the former Southeastern Ohio Athletic League, or the… Read More

Week 4 Power Rankings: SVC

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1. Southeastern (1-0) 4-0 Southeasern remains the only team left in the SVC who is undefeated. Southeastern sits in the number one spot because they are clearly dominant. Each week, Southeastern wins significantly, the closest game they still won by 18 points ( 40-22 against South Charleston in week 2). Dakota Houser has continued to… Read More

Week 4 Power Rankings: TVC-Hocking

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Entering Week 5 of the high school football season things are to heat up in the Tri-Valley Conference Hocking division. This is Gridiron Glory’s week four power ranking of the TVC-Hocking. 1) Waterford: (3-1, 3-0) The defending champs are undefeated in conference play and have already taken out the division’s two greatest threats in Miller… Read More

Week 4 Power Rankings: MVL


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1. Tri-Valley Scotties 3-1 (2-0) Next Opponent: Philo A familiar spot for Coach Buttermore’s squad which has won three straight games since its season opening loss to Saint Vincent-Saint Mary. The Scotties will face arguably the most talented player in the league in Isaac Gill on Friday when it matches up with Philo in a… Read More

Ohio High School Football AP Poll: Sept. 18

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The Jackson Ironmen and the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes made appearances in the first release of the Associated Press Ohio High School football poll, but were in the outside looking in to the top 10 of the divisions. In the poll’s second release, both teams took the No. 10 spot in their divisions. After holding the No…. Read More

Waterford Comes Back Over Trimble in Hocking Meeting

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Trimble and Waterford engaged in a TVC-Hocking super fight on that may determine who will hold the title of league champion. After falling 12-0, Waterford rallied scoring 30 unanswered points and defeated Trimble 30-12. Last season, Waterford (3-1) went undefeated in the TVC-Hocking, becoming the new king of a realm that had been dominated by… Read More

Maiden and Nelsonville-York Pummel River Valley

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Garrett Maiden had carved up the River Valley defense through the air the entire first half. The Nelsonville-York quarterback put up stats in the first half that most might not be able to in a game: 13-21 passing for 332 yards and five touchdowns. But he wasn’t going to settle for dominating the Raiders (2-2,… Read More

Nelsonville-York Looks for Another Beatdown over River Valley

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On the surface, Friday night’s TVC-Ohio opener between Nelsonville-York and River Valley has the makings of a close game. Both teams are coming off convincing victories in week three. The Buckeyes (3-0) won a 50-33 shootout at home over Minford and the Raiders (2-1) defeated South Point 25-8. However, there is a bigger gap between… Read More

Alexander Opens TVC-Ohio Play at Athens

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The beginning of TVC-Ohio action for Alexander (1-2) and Athens (2-1) will, naturally, have many implications for both teams. Alexander, despite matching its win total from last season already, has looked dismal, getting blown out in two consecutive weeks. They head into this week against an Athens team with lots of momentum, fresh off of a dominant… Read More

Southern Puts Perfect Record Up Against Miller

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The Southern Tornadoes (3-0) and the Miller Falcons (2-1) go head-to-head on Friday night under the lights in Corning, OH. Southern is the only team left with a perfect record in the TVC-Hocking this season. Last week the Tornadoes defeated the Wahama White Falcons in overtime with a final score of 27-21. Miller is also… Read More

Ohio High School Football AP Poll: Sept. 11

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The first Associated Press Poll for Ohio high school football was released. It is compiled from votes by sports writers and broadcasters. Four teams in Gridiron Glory coverage made the list, but none in the top ten. In Division III, the Jackson Ironmen appear at a tie for the 13th spot. Jackson has 25 points… Read More