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  • Week 5

    MIKE MUNDEN/THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH
    Running back Jeff Backes rushed for 3,353 yards and 44 touchdowns in leading Upper Arlington to the Division I state championship as a senior in 2000 before playing in college at Northwestern.

    Talent abounds in OCC-Central

    Central Crossing High School football coach Chris Harr isn't sure what wrinkles in terms of strategy he'll see from opponents in the future of the OCC-Central Division, but he knows he'll be tested.
Week 4

OCC-Cardinal teams pack punch

The high school football programs that made up the OCC-Cardinal Division the last three seasons have attempted to find success over the years by carving their own identities.
Golf

Matta, Meyer raise money for Ronald McDonald House

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer and men's basketball coach Thad Matta love promoting their programs while also raising money for a good cause.
Week 3

OCC-Capital schools explored

When high school football teams begin league play this fall, one group that will be in for a big shakeup are the members of the OCC-Capital Division.
Women's Soccer

Eagles FC shows steady growth in third season

Columbus Eagles FC players practice several nights a week and play games most weekends from Memorial Day to the middle of July, but some members of the third-year amateur women's soccer team are starting to find out they don't necessarily go off the clock.
Week 2

Series continues with LCL, MSL

Well before the rebirth of the Licking County League and the expansion and realignment of the Mid-State League in 2013, small-school programs from the Central District were known for producing some of the state's best high school football talent.

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