While India Johnson of the Hilliard Davidson High School girls cross country team was running laps around the school's track during practice Sept. 15, a pack of boys runners quickly moved aside to allow her to pass.
The Hilliard Davidson and Olentangy Liberty high school football teams believe they have a good handle on what to expect from the other when they meet Friday, Sept. 16, in a non-league game at Liberty.
Just because the Hilliard Bradley High School football team will face an opponent that relies on the run for the fourth consecutive week when it plays host to Darby on Friday, Sept. 16, doesn't necessarily mean the Jaguars hold an advantage.
Whether it's been playoff appearances or players moving on to the next level, the high school football teams that have competed in the OCC-Ohio Division in recent years were part of what was perhaps central Ohio's deepest league.
Considering it's just three weeks until DeSales plays host to Lancaster and Licking Valley plays at Newark Catholic on opening night Aug. 25, it's officially time to get excited about the coming high school football season.