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2017 preview: Bellaire Big Reds

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Coach Mark Spigarelli

Schedule

8/25 at River ......................................7 p.m.
9/2 Caldwell ..............................12:30 p.m.
9/8 at Harrison Central .................7 p.m.
9/15 at John Marshall ....................7 p.m.
9/22 at Buckeye Local ....................7 p.m.
9/30 Beaver Local ...................12:30 p.m.
10/7 St. Clairsville ...................12:30 p.m.
10/14 Shadyside ......................12:30 p.m.
10/20 at Union Local .......................7 p.m.
10/28 Martins Ferry ..............12:30 p.m.

Coach's Corner

Head Coach: Mark Spigarelli

College Attended: Ohio University

History of Coaching: Bellaire (1997-2008, West Liberty University (2010-2015, second season as Bellaire head coach).

Record as Head Coach: 6-5

Current School Record as Head Coach: 6-5

Greatest Moment as Head Coach: Beating Martins Ferry last year to secure home playoff game.

What person inspired you to coach: John Magistro, Mark Bonar, Gregg Bonar, Gene Ammirante

Assistant Coaches

Shawn Valloric – Offensive coordinator; Jayson Keyser – Special teams, running backs, safeties; Bruce Stolz – Offensive tackles, defensive tackles; Ed Miller – Centers and guards, defensive ends; Rafael Johnson – Head defensive line coach, assistant offensive line coach; Ryan McMahon – Head offensive line coach, assistant defensive line coach

Stadium Information

Stadium Name: Nelson Field

Type of Turf: Grass

Stadium Phone: 740-676-1933

Capacity: 5,000

School/Team Information

High School: Bellaire

School Phone: 740-676-3652

Athletic Director: Molly Feller 740-676-1826 Ext. 1003

Contact for Tickets: Molly Feller

Contact for Boosters: Greg Gilli

Greatest Moment In Team History: 1995, 96 state finals appearance

State Division/Class: Division V

Last Conference Title: 2013 OVAC; 2016 Buckeye 8 South

School`s Biggest Rivalry: Martins Ferry

Mascot: Big Reds

School Colors: Red, Black

All-time football record: 669-366-53

Playoff appearances/record: 12/18-12

# Of State Championships: 0

Last Year Team In Playoffs: 2016

Last Year`s Football Record: 6-5

Type Of Offense: Pro-style

Type Of Defense: 4-2-5

Best known alumni: Andy Dorris, Lance Mehl, Joey Galloway, Ben Taylor, Rich Mamie, Mike Sechrest, Nate Davis, Mike Ingram

Player Information

Returning offensive players: 5

How many returning defensive players: 5

How many returning lettermen: 14

Key players that graduated: Deondre Burney, Tyson Camsky, Justin Keyser, Josh Sabinski, David McConn, Todd Morris, Jordan Mehlman, Jacob Smith