Division IV, State SemifinalWILMINGTON — Hartley High School football coach Brad Burchfield jokingly said that all he heard was “crickets” while standing with his players on the sideline as he made the most crucial fourth-down decision of a Division IV state semifinal against Middletown Fenwick.
FootballIt might sound surprising to hear from a quarterback who is closing in on 7,000 career passing yards, but Olentangy High School's Deeb Haber long considered college baseball his future rather than football.
Numerous central Ohio high school athletes have made their college decision. See the latest list and check back for updates.
Fourteen weeks of high school football have been played and only one central Ohio team — Hartley — remains alive to compete for the ultimate prize of a state championship.
Division VI, State Semifinal
MANSFIELD — The Grandview Heights High School football team came up short in its attempt to reach its first state-title game.
The Westerville South High School boys basketball team picked up where it left off after blossoming into central Ohio’s top team last season.
After having a subpar season in terms of what the Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team has come to expect, ninth-year coach Jack Hoogeveen was looking for a bit of an attitude change.
The Dublin Jerome High School hockey team has set its sights on making a return trip to the state tournament.
Westerville South looks stacked again after ending last season with the Division I state runner-up trophy, but there are plenty of other options available when trying to get a handle on which teams will make an impact in central Ohio high school boys basketball this winter.
In the aftermath of a painful season-ending loss, Olentangy High School football coach Mark Solis spent more time lauding his senior class' achievements and looking forward to 2016 than dwelling on the game that had just slipped away from the Braves.