The Turpin Spartans have risen to No. 2 in the Ohio Division II Associated Press state football poll. The Spartans are 8-0 heading into Friday's game against Glen Este. The No. 2 ranking is one of the highest ever for a Spartan team.
The Turpin Spartans ran their record to 8-0 with a 38-21 win over rival Anderson Friday, clinching a playoff berth for the Spartans and building momentum for the post-season.
The Turpin Spartans cruised to their seventh win of the season Friday with a 23-8 win over Withrow, setting up a big game Friday between the Spartans at Anderson. Turpin is 7-0 this season and 4-0 in the ECC; Anderson is right begind them at 3-1.
Turpin football coach Rob Stoll completed a few media interviews then walked over to his players gathered in a postgame huddle late Friday night. “You guys freaking work,'” Stoll said. “'Every day you work so hard and bring it every day. I am so proud of you.'”