• Division IV, State Semifinal

    Fred Squillante | The Columbus Dispatch
    Hartley coach Brad Burchfield hugs quarterback Jake Ruby after the Hawks defeated Middletown Fenwick 26-14 in a Division IV state semifinal Nov. 28 at Wilmington.

    Hartley 26, Middletown Fenwick 14

    WILMINGTON — 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.
  • Football

    Olentangy senior quarterback Deeb Haber has passed for 2,835 yards and 31 touchdowns this season and is 29-4 as a starter in his career.

    Olentangy's Haber named Super 25 captain

    It 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.
  • 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.

The Sports Doc: Psychological look at losing mystique of invincibility

Ronda Rousey lost her first MMA fight this past Saturday to Holly Holm, creating a shock wave across the sports world.

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State championship schedule

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

Kirtland 13, Grandview Heights 9

MANSFIELD — The Grandview Heights High School football team came up short in its attempt to reach its first state-title game.
Boys Basketball

Wildcats dominate Raiders on opening night

The Westerville South High School boys basketball team picked up where it left off after blossoming into central Ohio’s top team last season.

Liberty intends to alter culture

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.

Celtics eye another trip to state

The Dublin Jerome High School hockey team has set its sights on making a return trip to the state tournament.
Boys Basketball

Westerville South tops preseason Super 7

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.

Stow ends Olentangy's playoff run

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.


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Hartley moves on to state final


Grandview's season ends


Watterson fails to advance

State Champions

DeSales boys soccer