• Week 9 Recap

    Westerville Central’s Cameron Phillips looks for an opening in the Warhawks’ 35-7 win at Westerville South on Oct. 20.

    Westerville Central 35, Westerville South 7

    The Westerville Central High School football team continued its late-season surge with a 35-7 win at Westerville South on Oct. 20.
  • Pickerington Central at Reynoldsburg

    Central's Xavier Henderson intercepts a pass in the host Tigers' 17-14 win over North on Oct. 14. The Tigers will play at Reynoldsburg on Friday, Oct. 21, in another key OCC-Ohio game. "These games are fun to prepare for, and I don't know that a Reynoldsburg-Pickerington Central game has ever had more on the line than this one will," Reynoldsburg coach Buddy White said.

    Raiders ready to face rival Tigers

    The Pickerington High School Central football team was a state runner-up in both 2006 and 2011, but one of its biggest sources of pride over the last decade has been one of its regular-season accomplishments.
  • Get tickets to the Super 25 Team awards banquet

    After more than two decades of naming the Super 25 High School Football Team in the papers, ThisWeek Community News will announce the team live at an awards banquet!

The Sports Doc: Sports parenting shouldn't include shame, embarrassment

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First round of boys, girls state tournaments canceled

The first rounds of the Division I state boys and girls golf tournaments Oct. 21 at Ohio State have been canceled because of bad weather, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced on its website.
Week 9 Recap

Hilliard Darby 35, Delaware Hayes 7

Having great field position for much of the game, the Hilliard Darby High School football team dominated host Delaware en route to a 35-7 win in an OCC-Cardinal Division contest Oct. 20.
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Teams look to remain undefeated

With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, some central Ohio teams are trying to stay unbeaten. ThisWeekSPORTS.com will have recaps on a few of them: Bexley, DeSales, Franklin Heights, Olentangy Liberty and Columbus West.

Patriots, Pioneers set to battle

With the Olentangy Liberty High School football team experiencing a perfect season so far, coach Steve Hale knows he has much to be thankful for this fall.

Linemen paving way for Golden Bears' offense

Facing what coach Joel Cutler called "two one-game seasons," the Upper Arlington High School football team hopes to roll into the playoffs firing on all cylinders.

Wildcats closing in on OCC title, playoffs

Coming off a pair of key OCC-Central Division wins, the Hilliard Davidson High School football team appears to be in position to win its 23rd league title and earn its ninth consecutive postseason berth.