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Mineral Ridge has a new head football coach

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MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio - The Mineral Rridge football program has a new head coach.

Doug Velasquez has been named the Rams head coach.

Velasquez has been a long time assistant coach. He was a Boardman defensive assistant in 2012, and has also been at Struthers, Salem, Beaver Local, Springfield and Ursuline.

While an assistant with the Irish, Velasquez helped them to one of their state championships.

This is Velasquez's first head coaching job.

Last season, the Rams finished 6-4 and haven't been to the playoffs since the 2005 season.

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