After a week or so of temperatures in the 70s, the weather has moved back into the upper 80s and low 90s so, yep, it must be the opening week of the high school football season.

After a week or so of temperatures in the 70s, the weather has moved back into the upper 80s and low 90s so, yep, it must be the opening week of the high school football season.

And with that the sports staff at ThisWeek, along with Eric Frantz, managing editor of JJ Huddle, are back for another season of predictions. The staff includes Lee Cochran, managing editor/sports and photography, Don Delco, web producer, and sportswriters Aaron Blankenship, Frank DiRenna, Patrick Dolan, Brad Emerine, Scott Hennen, John Hulkenberg, Dave Purpura, Andy Resnik and Jarrod Ulrey.

A year ago, Resnik (122-28) edged Ulrey (121-29) for the title.

And now for the Week 1 predictions:

Olentangy at Canal Winchester

Olentangy:Blankenship, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Ulrey

Canal Winchester:Cochran, Delco, Frantz, Resnik

Dublin Jerome at Dublin Coffman

Jerome: None

Coffman:Blankenship, Cochran, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Worthington Kilbourne at Dublin Scioto

Kilbourne:Cochran, DiRenna, Emerine

Scioto:Blankenship, Delco, Dolan, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Franklin Heights at Westerville North

Franklin Heights: Cochran, Frantz

North: Blankenship, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Grove City at Hilliard Davidson

Grove City: None

Davidson: Blankenship, Cochran, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Hilliard Bradley at Marysville

Bradley: Blankenship, Cochran, Delco, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Marysville: DiRenna

Boardman at Hilliard Darby

Boardman: Cochran, Delco, Emerine

Darby: Blankenship, DiRenna, Dolan, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Jonathan Alder at Thomas Worthington

Jonathan Alder: Blankenship, Cochran, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Ulrey

Thomas: Emerine, Frantz, Resnik

Gahanna at Huber Heights Wayne

Gahanna:Blankenship, Cochran, Delco

Wayne: DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Marion-Franklin at Upper Arlington

Marion-Franklin: Cochran, Frantz

Upper Arlington: Blankenship, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Reynoldsburg at New Albany

Reynoldsburg: Cochran

New Albany: Blankenship, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Olentangy Orange at Olentangy Liberty

Orange: None

Liberty: Blankenship, Cochran, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Pickerington Central at Centerville

Central: Blankenship, Cochran, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey

Centerville: None

DeSales at Westerville Central

DeSales: None

Central: Blankenship, Cochran, Delco, DiRenna, Dolan, Emerine, Frantz, Hennen, Hulkenberg, Purpura, Resnik, Ulrey