• Game of the Week

    Barbara J. Perenic | The Columbus Dispatch
    Benny Snell of Westerville Central dodges a tackle by Tremayne Smith Jr. of Gahanna during the Warhawks' 28-21 overtime win Aug. 28.

    Westerville Central 28, Gahanna 21 (OT)

    The Westerville Central High School football team made a quick score in overtime, then used a goal line stand to defeat visiting Gahanna 28-21 in the season opener for both teams Aug. 28.
  • Week 1 Recap

    Paul Vernon | ThisWeekSPORTS
    Worthington Kilbourne's Connor Alley (44) and Ryan Clay (52) celebrate after a 27-24 win over host Dublin Scioto on Friday, Aug. 28.

    Worthington Kilbourne 27, Dublin Scioto 24

    The Worthington Kilbourne High School football team recovered a fumble with 39 seconds remaining to hold off host Dublin Scioto 27-24 on Aug. 28 to win the Battle of Hard Road for the first time since 2009.
  • Week 1 Recap

    Chris Parker | ThisWeekSPORTS
    Olentangy's Seth O'Neal is tackled by Westerville South's Tayon Howard during the visiting Braves' 41-17 win Friday, Aug. 28.

    Olentangy 41, Westerville South 17

    There were a handful of annoying penalties and missed assignments, but it almost was though the Olentangy High School football team took its state semifinal final team of 2014 out of a box, dusted it off and played business as usual Aug. 28.

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

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•The Columbus Dispatch

2013 Season
Preview Guide

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

Season Archives

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Week 1 Recap

Independence 38, Northland 6

It took awhile for one of Ohio’s most prolific running backs to find his stride for the Independence High School football team on Aug. 28, but it didn’t much matter against visiting Northland.
Week 1 Recap

Reynoldsburg 48, New Albany 42 (2OT)

It was a play Reynoldsburg High School football coach Buddy White drew up this summer, and ran through with his Raiders plenty in preseason practice.
Week 1 Recap

Olentangy Liberty 43, Olentangy Orange 14

The Olentangy Liberty High School football team reached the postseason a year ago aided by a strong running game. It looked just as potent in a season-opening 43-14 victory over visiting Olentangy Orange on Aug. 28.
Week 1 Recap

Trotwood-Madison 32, Pickerington Central 25

The Pickerington High School Central football team ran out of answers for Trotwood-Madison running back Raveon Hargrove on Aug. 28 in its opener at Huber Heights Wayne in the Backyard Blitz.
Week 1 Recap

Dublin Coffman 41, Springfield 7

Gavin Sturdivant made a name for himself in the season opener for the Dublin Coffman High School football team.
Week 1 Recap

Groveport Madison 14, Canal Winchester 10

Seneca Cameron passed for 73 yards and rushed for 41 yards and a touchdown to lead the Groveport Madison High School football team to a 14-10 season-opening victory over host Canal Winchester on Aug. 28.
Week 1 Recap

Ready 37, Whitehall 19

The Ready High School football team ran for 259 yards in a 37-19 win over Whitehall on Aug. 28 at DeSales in the season opener for both teams.
Week 1 Recap

Hilliard Davidson 20, Grove City 0

The Hilliard Davidson High School football team avenged its season-opening loss to Grove City a year ago, defeating the visiting Dawgs 20-0 on Aug. 28.
Week 1 Recap

Pickerington North 37, Central Crossing 23

Playing without its starting quarterback for two-plus quarters because of an injury, the Pickerington High School North football team turned to its running game as well as a capable newcomer on the opening night of central Ohio action Aug. 27 at Central Crossing.


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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