• Football

    Game Predictions (Playoffs - State Semifinals)

    While he doesn’t have the title officially clinched, Eric Frantz, managing editor of JJHuddle.com, said he is clearing space for his second consecutive ThisWeekSPORTS.com predictions championship.
  • Football

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    Lt. Col. Tong Smith congratulates Kilbourne's Liam McCullough as his parents, Michelle and Mike, look on during a ceremony Nov. 19 to officially invite McCullough to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 3 in San Antonio.

    McCullough hits national spotlight

    Worthington Kilbourne High School senior Liam McCullough was nervous to stand in front of his family, teammates, coaches and schoolmates and make a short speech during a ceremony in his honor Nov. 19.
  • 2014 Super 25 Football Team

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    Dublin Coffman junior quarterback Gunnar Hoak completed 174 of 267 passes (65.2 percent) for 2,572 yards with 30 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. The Shamrocks finished 11-1.

    Work ethic helps send Coffman's Hoak to top

    It's an hour before practice, and Gunnar Hoak already is on the field.


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

Coverage Partners

•JJ Huddle
•10TV
•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.

2012
2011

Top Stories

Football - Division II State Semifinal

Olentangy vs. Cincinnati La Salle

The Olentangy High School football team had just won its first regional championship, and despite some smiles, high-fives and celebratory dancing in the locker room Nov. 21 at Westerville Central, at least one player did his best to downplay history.
Football - Division V State Semifinal

Hartley vs. Canton Central Catholic

As he held the regional championship trophy, Hartley High School senior football player Cavell Bennett tried to savor the moment.
Football

Warhawks fall to St. Edward

Westerville Central High School senior football player Nate Jackowski fought his emotions following his team's 41-0 loss to Lakewood St. Edward in a Division I, Region 1 semifinal Nov. 22 at Arlin Field in Mansfield.
Division V, Region 17 Final

Hartley 45, Wheelersburg 38 (OT)

CHILLICOTHE — In a game that featured more than 800 combined yards of offense and clock malfunctions, the Hartley High School football team was forced to dig deep to overcome a pair of injuries to key players against Wheelersburg in the Division V, Region 17 final Nov. 22.
Division I, Region 1 Semifinal

Lakewood St. Edward 41, Westerville Central 0

MANSFIELD — The Lakewood St. Edward High School football team ended Westerville Central’s most successful season in program history, cruising past the Warhawks 41-0 in a Division I, Region 1 semifinal Nov. 22 at Arlin Field.
Division II, Region 5 Final

Olentangy 41, Dublin Scioto 29

Staring at arguably the most adversity their team had faced in 11 weeks, Deeb Haber and Obi Anunike of the Olentangy High School football team came through on a play they rarely need to execute.
Division III, Region 9 Final

Athens 52, DeSales 20

LOGAN — No one would have guessed by looking at the score, but the DeSales High School football team had things going its way for a while Nov. 21 against Athens in the Division III, Region 9 final.
Division IV, Region 13 Final

Steubenville 29, Beechcroft 21

ZANESVILLE — Beechcroft High School football coach Trevor White told his players that what happened during the postgame handshake line after the Division IV, Region 13 championship game Nov. 21 at Zanesville might have overshadowed a gutsy second-half performance by his team.
Football

Coffman's season ends with loss to Wayne

Dublin Coffman High School football coach Mark Crabtree huddled with his players for one last time this season Nov. 15 at Bellefontaine.
Football

Pickerington Central seniors proved worthy

Following the fourth perfect regular season in coach Jay Sharrett's 12 years, the Pickerington High School Central football team saw its season end for the second year in a row in the second round of the Division I, Region 2 playoffs.
Football

Liberty enjoyed turnaround year

Coming off its worst finish since its inaugural season, the Olentangy Liberty High School football team rebounded with a year that included its first Division I playoff victory, a six-game winning streak and a second-place finish in the OCC-Central Division.
Football

Coach: Kilbourne 'maybe overachieved'

The Worthington Kilbourne High School football team reached a Division II, Region 5 semifinal for the second consecutive season.
Football

Bobcats 'kept battling' in playoff loss

Grandview Heights High School football coach Jason Peters and his staff made the appropriate adjustment, but it wasn't enough to defeat Lucasville Valley on Nov. 14 at Nelsonville-York.
Football

All-Central District teams

The 2014 Associated Press All-Central District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district.
The Top Team

Offensive balance key for Coffman

Playmakers in the backfield and in the passing game helped the Dublin Coffman High School football team barrel through defenses this season.

Slideshows

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.
more slideshows