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    Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch
    Benny Snell of Central tries to break loose from Gahanna's Kevin Smith during a 28-21 overtime victory over the visiting Lions in the Aug. 28 opener. The Warhawks will play host to New Albany on Friday, Sept. 4.

    Warhawks looking to clip Eagles

    Coming off different results in marathon opening-week games, the New Albany and Westerville Central high school football teams now are preparing to resume a series that has featured plenty of excitement of its own.

Warhawks lose Frierson to ACL injury

Senior wide receiver Cedric Frierson, who helped the Westerville Central High School football team reach a Division I, Region 1 semifinal last year, has been lost for the season after suffering an ACL injury to his right knee.

Comets coach sees potential in Warriors

Central Crossing High School football coach Chris Harr understands the plight of Westerville North.

South getting set for Lions

Much of the battle between the Gahanna Lincoln and Westerville South high school football teams Friday, Sept. 4, could be determined outside the hash marks.
Boys Cross Country

Warriors expect strong season from Parkhurst

Westerville North High School boys cross country coach Dave Weaner's biggest challenge this season dealing with top runner Matt Parkhurst might be reining him in.
Girls Cross Country

Experienced Warhawks aiming for state meet

With his team having advanced to a Division I regional meet each of the past two years, Westerville Central High School girls cross country coach Ryan Borland said the team's culture is right where he wants it.

North coach wary of Red Devils' size

Westerville North High School football coach Rodger Elander welcomes the chance for his Warriors to open their season against perennial playoff contender Marion-Franklin.

Central getting set for Lions

The Gahanna Lincoln High School football team visits Westerville Central on Friday, Aug. 28, for a season opener featuring teams with postseason aspirations.