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Full storyRod Lightfoot wasn't concerned in recent years about getting a chance to be a varsity football head coach.
Week 1: Honorable Mention
The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Athletes of the Year
Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:
Track & Field
Zach Wright has been part of the Whitehall-Yearling High School track and field family for the past 35 years, overseeing both the boys and girls teams as program coordinator for the past 28.
Since the last time the Ohio High School Athletic Association determined its football divisions based on the enrollment numbers of its member schools in May 2013, Marion-Franklin's boys enrollment dropped by 36 while Beechcroft's was unchanged.
Bill Hughett expects to face some big decisions as soon as he takes over as athletics director at Whitehall-Yearling High School.
State Track Notes
Heading into the Division I state track and field meet June 5 and 6 at Ohio State, the Pickerington High School North boys team and the Gahanna girls squad each had qualified in the most events for its respective competition.