• Upper Arlington at Dublin Coffman

    Coffman's Caleb Stoneburner is tackled by Scioto's Jacob Jones earlier this season. The Shamrocks will play host to Upper Arlington on Friday, Oct. 28, in the regular-season finale.

    Bears, 'Rocks ready to clash

    The Dublin Coffman and Upper Arlington high school football teams know to expect the unexpected when it comes to their rivalry, but what's at stake Friday, Oct. 28, is perfectly clear to both teams.
  • New Albany

    New Albany's Zach Hall breaks through the Franklin Heights defense during a 38-28 victory over the visiting Falcons on Oct. 21. The Eagles will travel to Groveport for the regular-season finale Friday, Oct. 28.

    DeHass delivering big plays for Eagles

    Brandon DeHass has made a slew of big plays for the New Albany High School football team the past three weeks, as his 11.8 yards per carry average might indicate.
  • Girls Golf

    Members of the Olentangy Orange girls golf team begin to celebrate as they realize they have won the Division I state championship Oct. 22 at Ohio State’s Gray Course. Pictured are (front row, from left) Rachael Nobile, Ashley Au, Alyssa Kim, (back row, from left) Emily Fisher, Riley Dean and Brittany Miller.

    Orange wins first state title, Jerome's Kiefer earns co-medalist honors

    The Olentangy Orange High School girls golf team earned the school’s first state team championship in any sport by winning the one-round Division I state tournament Oct. 22 at Ohio State’s Gray Course.
  • 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!

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Olentangy at Westerville Central

Braves, Warhawks in battle for playoff berth

The Olentangy and Westerville Central high school football teams don't have much wiggle room in their showdown Friday, Oct. 28.
Updated 5:05 p.m. Oct. 25

Coffman's Crabtree suspended over recruiting violation

Dublin Coffman High School football coach Mark Crabtree has been suspended for the first two playoff games this season because of a recruiting violation, the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Oct. 25.

Liberty survives to remain No. 1

For the most part, the Super 7 poll remained the same as last week, but it wasn’t without a close call at the top as No. 1 Olentangy Liberty needed overtime to beat Olentangy Orange 20-13.

Poffs set for final game together

When the Whetstone High School football team closes the season Friday, Oct. 28, at Centennial, it will mark the last time Don Poff coaches his son in the sport.
Grandview Heights at Bexley

Stakes high for Lions, Bobcats

Bexley High School football coach John Smith has seen this scenario before.

Johnnies face tough test in unbeaten Heath

Aaron Latiolais has confounded opposing defenses this fall, but the Johnstown-Monroe High School football team may have some insight into corralling the Heath senior quarterback.
Boys Golf

Yakubov leads St. Charles to second at state

Senior Evan Yakubov closed his high school golf career by sharing medalist honors in the Division I boys state tournament Oct. 22 at Ohio State’s Scarlet Course and helping St. Charles earn its second state runner-up finish in three seasons.