2013 Season


Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4
Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8
Week 9 | Week 10


Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5
Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10
Week 11 | Week 12 | Week 13 | Week 14
Week 15



Capital | Cardinal | Central | Ohio


Gold | Silver


North | South


Big School | Small School 


Buckeye | Cardinal | Ohio

Final Super 7

1. Hilliard Davidson

2. Westerville Central

3. Worthington Kilbourne

4. Pickerington North

5. New Albany

6. Hartley

7. Marion-Franklin

Also receiving votes: Ready, Hilliard Darby

Coverage Partners

•JJ Huddle
•The Columbus Dispatch

2013 Season
Preview Guide

In-depth previews of 72 central Ohio high school football teams 

Season Archives

ThisWeek's sportswriters and photographers provide in-depth football game recaps on Friday nights throughout the fall.


Top Stories

Week 1 Recap

Pickerington Central 14, Goose Creek (S.C.) 7

CENTERVILLE — A series of goal-line stands, or as Pickerington High School Central football coach Jay Sharrett called them, “One-foot stands,” helped the Tigers preserve a 14-7 win Aug. 30 over Goose Creek (S.C.) in the first Backyard Blitz.
Week 1 Recap

Grove City 6, Hilliard Davidson 0

The Grove City High School football team kicked off the Mike Lanza era by defeating visiting Hilliard Davidson 6-0 on Aug. 29.
Week 1 Recap

Westerville Central 21, DeSales 17

A penalty helped the Westerville Central High School football team pull out a 21-17 win over host DeSales in the season opener Aug. 29.
Week 1 Recap

Dublin Scioto 17, Worthington Kilbourne 14

Posing for pictures following the Battle of Hard Road, members of the Dublin Scioto High School football team were all holding up five fingers.
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Canal Winchester 28, Groveport 19

The first game between the Groveport and Canal Winchester high school football teams since 1964 went down to the wire, as the visiting Indians won 28-19 when Elijah Miller returned a botched field-goal attempt for an 83-yard touchdown with 57 seconds left.
Week 1 Recap

Olentangy 38, Westerville South 6

A coach can practice his players throughout August, have two full contact scrimmages and watch video until the whites of his eyes turn red, but he often doesn’t know what kind of hand he has until the games count.
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Watterson 16, Walnut Ridge 6

Football has seen many changes through the years, but one thing remains constant: The smarter, more fundamentally sound team usually winds up the winner.
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Dublin Coffman 54, St. Charles 23

Junior quarterback Gunnar Hoak completed 21 of 29 passes for 290 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Dublin Coffman High School football team to a 54-23 win over host St. Charles on Aug. 29 in the opener for both teams.
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Hilliard Darby 42, Clayton Northmont 21

The Hilliard Darby High School football team got a big game from junior quarterback Nick Power as it opened the season at home by defeating Clayton Northmont 42-21 on Aug. 29.
Week 1 Recap

Upper Arlington 36, Dublin Jerome 0

The advice Upper Arlington High School football coach Joel Cutler gave his team at halftime of its season opener Aug. 29 against Dublin Jerome might, on first glance, seem like a riddle.
Week 1 Recap

Moeller 21, Pickerington North 6

The second meeting in program history against Cincinnati Moeller ended the same as the first one for the Pickerington High School North football team — with a loss.
Week 1 Recap

New Albany 36, Reynoldsburg 35 - 2OTs (Thu.)

New Albany’s offense returned just one starter from last year’s Division II, Region 7 runner-up team, but running back James Smith wasn’t sure where he’d fit in.

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Division I, Region 2 Final

Hilliard Davidson loses to Cincinnati Moeller 13-11.

Division V, State Semi

Hartley beats Akron Manchester 49-22.

Division VI State Semi

Ready loses to top-ranked Kirtland 10-7.
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