• THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH FILE PHOTO
    Nick Vannett, a tight end and defensive lineman at Westerville Central who caught 46 passes for 606 yards and four touchdowns as a senior in 2010, went on to great success at Ohio State before being picked in the third round of this year's NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks.

    Series names each school's Mount Rushmore of football

    Week 4 focuses on the OCC-Cardinal Division.
  • Football

    PHOTO COURTESY OF WHARTON SPORT PICS
    Zack Williams, a 2013 Hilliard Darby graduate, has started at left tackle the last two seasons for the Ohio Dominican football team. His roommate, fellow Darby classmate Cameron Kohl, is a two-year starter at middle linebacker and the top returning tackler this fall for the Panthers.

    Kohl, Williams excel at Ohio Dominican

    Cameron Kohl and Zack Williams have been inseparable since the seventh grade, playing football at Hilliard Heritage Middle School before starring at Darby High School.
  • Football

    PHOTO COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY AT BUFFALO ATHLETICS
    Corbin Grassman, a 2013 Johnstown-Monroe graduate, has started all 36 games over three seasons as a long-snapper at the University at Buffalo. "(Long-snapper) is a very underrated position," he said. "It's a skilled trade and you have to be both precise and consistent."

    Role becomes a snap for Grassman

    Corbin Grassman has been a standout for the University at Buffalo football team, although his contributions normally don't make headlines.
  • Division IV, State Championship

    Barbara J. Perenic | The Columbus Dispatch
    Hartley High School football coach Brad Burchfield gets the celebratory ice-water treatment from Rian Anderson (2) as time expires in the Hawks' Division IV state championship game against Steubenville on Saturday, Dec. 5. Hartley won 31-28.

    Hartley 31, Steubenville 28

    A long field goal gave the Hartley High School football team the lead midway through the fourth quarter and its defense made it stand in a 31-28 victory over Steubenville in the Division IV state championship game Dec. 5 at Ohio Stadium.


2013 Season

SCHEDULES & RESULTS

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

RECAPS

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

STANDINGS

OHIO CAPITAL CONFERENCE

Capital | Cardinal | Central | Ohio

CENTRAL CATHOLIC LEAGUE

Gold | Silver

CITY LEAGUE

North | South

LICKING COUNTY LEAGUE

Big School | Small School 

MID-STATE LEAGUE

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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2013 Season
Preview Guide

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

Season Archives

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Top Stories

Football

Miller displays passion, gives back at ProCamp

Braxton Miller's passion for interacting with young athletes was evident July 13 and 14 at Worthington Kilbourne High School.
Football

Blackburn gives back with youth camp

Chase Blackburn recalls not having the opportunity to participate in youth football camps while growing up in Marysville.
Football

OCC announces televised games

At least 19 OCC football games will be televised this fall on local over-the-air or cable television.
Football (Full story)

Division I playoff games moving to Friday

What many view as an almost sacred tradition will be a part of the postseason beginning this fall for central Ohio’s biggest high school football programs.
Football

Area players shine in All-Star Classic victory

From a high school football talent perspective, central Ohio proved April 30 that its 2016 graduating class stacked up just fine compared to the rest of the state.
Football

Lee, Perry, Vannett selected in NFL draft

After not having any players from central Ohio selected in either of the last two NFL drafts, three were chosen during this year’s event held April 28-30 in Chicago.
Football

Smaller programs can be beneficial for recruits

Gahanna Lincoln High School defensive lineman Jonathon Cooper might have the highest profile among area seniors who have committed to Football Bowl Subdivision programs.
Football (Full Story)

Jacoby named St. Charles coach

Bob Jacoby is ready to get back into coaching and believes the St. Charles Preparatory School football program is the perfect fit.
Football - State Champions

Hartley coach used underdog status as rallying tool

Having an us-against-the-world mentality served the Hartley High School football team well once again Dec. 5 during the Division IV state championship game against Steubenville.
Commentary

Hartley football squad follows winning formula

The concepts that have kept the Hartley High School football team at the top of its game for more than half a decade have a grocery-store checklist feel to them.
Football

CCL players earn all-league honors

The CCL has released its all-league football team for the 2015 season.
Football

Divisions V, VI and VII AP all-Ohio teams

Grandview Heights’ Rhodes Jump was honored as Division VI co-Defensive Player of the Year when the Associated Press all-Ohio teams for Divisions V-VII were announced Dec. 2.
Football

Divisions III and IV AP all-Ohio teams

Central Ohio was well represented on the Associated Press all-Ohio football teams for Divisions III and IV.
Football

Divisions I and II AP All-Ohio teams

Seventeen central Ohio football players earned first-team honors on the Associated Press all-Ohio teams for Divisions I and II announced Nov 30.
Football

All-Central District teams announced

The 2015 Associated Press All-Central District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district.
Football

OCC releases all-league teams

The Ohio Capital Conference has released its all-league football teams for the 2015 season.
Football

City players earn league honors

The City League has released its all-league football teams for the 2015 season.

National Signing Day: Where they're going

Numerous central Ohio high school athletes have made their college decision. See the latest list and check back for updates.

Slideshows

Football

Hartley moves on to state final.

Football

Grandview's season ends.

Football

Watterson falls to Jackson.

Football

Westerville Central fails to advance.
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