LMS wins historic first ever conference championship


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



History was made on Thursday night at Logan Stadium.

The Logan Middle School football scored a historic 36-28 win at home over Ripley to win its first ever Mid-Valley Conference championship.

LMS finished 8-1 — the best ever record in school history — and became the first Timberwolves’ team to go undefeated in conference play.

Logan never trailed, held a commanding 30-14 halftime lead, and then coasted.

“First I want to give God the glory and praise for what we were able to accomplish,” LMS coach Scott Grimmett said. “None of this would have happened if it weren’t for the hard work and dedication from all the players, coaches and parents. I have been blessed with the best coaching staff in Coach Sheppard who puts in countless hours to make our team better each week and who is the true mastermind in our schemes we run. Coach Moray who also puts in countless hours and always goes the extra mile for this team to make us successful.”

Logan was led by quarterback David Early who was 10-for-14 passing for 170 yards, a touchdown and a two-point conversion. Early also carried the ball 11 times for 182 yards with three touchdowns and one conversion. In addition, he caught two passes for 34 yards.

Troy Cowart was 2-for-3 passing for 34 yards and caught five passes for 56 yards and a two-point conversion. He also had six rushes for 109 yards with a touchdown and a two-point conversion.

Sidney Chapman had two catches for 60 yards and a score. Tanner Lambert added two grabs for 46 yards. Corey Townsend caught one pass for eight yards.

Hunter Mileto had two rushes for nine yards and Branson Gore had one carry for six yards.

On defense, Cowart had 15 tackles and one forced fumble. Early contributed 10 tackles and a forced fumble.

Lambert had seven tackles, Chapman six, Dylan Adkins five and Mileto and Damian Dehart had four apiece. James Smith had three stops, Kaleb Williamson and Kyrell Minter and Connor McGrew had one each.

By Paul Adkins

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(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1730, by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1730, by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

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