MASSILLON -- During the opening possession of the Division V state football championship game Dec. 7 in Paul Brown Tiger Stadium against Coldwater, Hartley High School senior running back Sam Mackowiak came up 1 yard short of a first down on fourth-and-3 from the Cavaliers 16.
For BCS programs, the time right after signing day through the end of the summer is when its next recruiting class takes shape.
OHIO CAPITAL CONFERENCE
CENTRAL CATHOLIC LEAGUE
LICKING COUNTY LEAGUE
1. Hilliard Davidson
2. Westerville Central
3. Worthington Kilbourne
4. Pickerington North
5. New Albany
Also receiving votes: Ready, Hilliard Darby
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During its first matchup with Coldwater, the Hartley High School football team gave up an interception for a touchdown, a fumble recovery for a touchdown and an interception that set up another score and lost 41-16 on Sept. 6 at home.MORE
Brian Cross, the only coach in the history of the Olentangy Orange High School football program, resigned Nov. 22.MORE
Steve White has resigned as football coach at Westland High School.MORE
Shawn Hinkle has resigned after three seasons as coach of the Canal Winchester High School football team.MORE
Throughout their run to a Division III state semifinal, members of the Marion-Franklin High School football team talked about how their leadership and attitude helped them to overcome obstacles week after week.MORE
Held below 26 points for just the second time this season, the football team lost to Kirtland 10-7 in a Division VI state semifinal Nov. 29 at Arlin Field in Mansfield to finish 12-2.MORE
First-year New Albany High School football coach Pat Samanich stood near the north end zone at DeSales, huddling with his players.MORE
The 2013 Associated Press All-Central District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district.MORE
The Ohio Capital Conference has released its all-conference team for the 2013 football season.MORE
The 2013 Associated Press Division I and II All-Ohio high-school football teams, based on the recommendations of state media panels.MORE
Whitehall's 2012 squad were road warriors
Cincinnati Moeller 26, Pickerington North 21