FootballPat Samanich needed only a few practices to see Victor White had the physical gifts to become a star high school football player.
Whitehall-Yearling RoundupAs a leader on the Whitehall-Yearling High School football team, senior running back Siraj Muhammad hasn't lost faith in his squad despite its 0-2 start in the MSL-Ohio Division.
Northridge at Johnstown-MonroeThe Johnstown-Monroe High School football team is gearing up for its second consecutive rivalry game, but Northridge coach Shawn Hinkle isn't so sure this qualifies.
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National anthem protests
With the number of high school athletes kneeling or otherwise demonstrating during the playing of the national anthem rising, the Ohio High School Athletic Association has instructed its officials not to react to those decisions.
Two weeks ago, Pickerington Central was a unanimous No. 1 pick in the Super 7 poll.
When twin brothers John and Matt Schiano moved from Tampa, Florida, over the summer and enrolled at Columbus Academy, football coach Robin Miller sensed his team would reap the benefits.
Although the Hartley High School football team has renewed rivalries with DeSales and St. Charles in recent years, Hawks coach Brad Burchfield never has gone against former Stallions coach and first-year Cardinals coach Bob Jacoby.
Bexley High School football coach John Smith always is cognizant of Madison Plains.
Canal Winchester Roundup
As the Canal Winchester High School football team prepares to begin OCC-Capital Division play Friday, Sept. 30, at New Albany, a few of the Indians' most important players are filling roles they did not expect before the season.
Licking Heights at Watkins Memorial
The Battle for Broad Street takes place Friday, Sept. 30, when the Watkins Memorial High School football team plays host to Licking Heights.