Josh Ischy, back left, gathers with a group of young players during Monroe Central’s Youth Football Camp last summer. Ischy was approved as Monroe Central’s new football coach Wednesday, May 30, replacing Jay Circosta, who coached the team for 47 years.

Ischy set to continue Circosta’s legacy

How do you follow a legend?

That’s the question Josh Ischy has to ask himself as he prepares to take over as Monroe Central’s new football coach.

Ischy has the unenviable task of replacing Jay Circosta, a man whose name is synonymous with Woodsfield and Monroe Central football.

Circosta won 336 games during his 47-year career as head football

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