• 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.
  • Johnstown-Monroe

    Johnstown's Jonah Armentrout (65) and Jesse Farley team up to take down Garth Medors of Watkins Memorial as Nate Taylor (11) closes in during their game Sept. 16. The Johnnies, who were 8-0 before playing Utica on Oct. 21, will close the regular season at Heath on Friday, Oct. 28.

    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.
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    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!

Booth closes in on Stallions rushing mark

There's been an extra spring in Alonzo Booth's step this fall for the DeSales High School football team.
Columbus Academy

Vikings need win, help for playoffs

The Columbus Academy football team will look to bounce back from its first league loss and move closer to a postseason berth when it plays host to London on Friday, Oct. 28.
Grandview Heights at Bexley

Stakes high for Lions, Bobcats

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

Cardinals to close season against Indians

The St. Charles Preparatory School football team closes the season Friday, Oct. 28, at home against Canal Fulton Northwest.

Eagles getting ready for Warriors in finale

The Watterson High School football team snapped a three-game losing streak Oct. 21 by beating Zanesville 25-0.
City League Roundup

Vikings, Cougars ready for matchup

When the Northland High School football team plays host to Beechcroft on Friday, Oct. 28, it will mark the third consecutive season that at least a share of the City League-North Division championship will be on the line in their matchup.

Rams looking for playoff berth

Hoping to secure its first postseason berth since 2003, the Whitehall-Yearling High School football team closes the regular season Friday, Oct. 28, at home against Fisher Catholic.
Groveport Madison

Cruisers to face Eagles with plenty on line

The Groveport Madison High School football team has plenty to play for in its regular-season finale Friday, Oct. 28, at home against New Albany.

Stars hope to sparkle in season finale

The Centennial High School football team closes the season Friday, Oct. 28, when it plays host to Whetstone.

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.
Canal Winchester

Indians look to finish season with win

The Canal Winchester High School football team will seek to avoid a winless season in the OCC-Capital when it plays host to Big Walnut on Friday, Oct. 28, in the season finale.
Licking County Roundup

Heath hoping to flip script on Johnnies

The Heath High School football team has lost to Johnstown each of the past five seasons, including 56-14 a year ago.
Watkins Memorial

Warriors to close season against Green Wave

The Watkins Memorial High School football team will be looking to finish the season on a positive note and avenge a 22-20 loss to Newark Catholic last season when it plays host to the Green Wave on Friday, Oct. 28.
Delaware Hayes

Pacers prep for Bradley in season finale

The Delaware Hayes High School football team will close the season Friday, Oct. 28, at Hilliard Bradley.

Lack of consistency, effort hurting Vikings

Coach Shawn Hinkle wishes he had an answer for the consistency problems of his Northridge High School football team.
Licking Heights

Hornets wary of Panthers

The Licking Heights High School football team didn't celebrate its 82-27 win over Lakewood on Oct. 14.

Monarchs to close season against Comets

The Marysville High School football team will wrap up its season Friday, Oct. 28, at Central Crossing.
Big Walnut

Golden Eagles set to take on Indians

As the Big Walnut High School football team prepares for its final game of the season, the focus will be on the seniors and sending them out with a win in what has been a challenging year.

Cougars set for finale against Wildcats

Westland High School football coach Kyle Goebbel knows his team is facing a major challenge this week.

Playoffs essentially begin next week for several area teams

The playoffs don’t officially start for two weeks, but for some central Ohio high school football teams, the postseason will essentially be in full swing during the final weekend of October.
Final Scores

Area results from Week 9 games

Recaps and final scores for Week 9 games




The senior rushed for 274 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries as New Albany rallied to beat previously undefeated Franklin Heights 38-28 on Oct. 21. All of DeHass’ touchdowns came in the final 5 minutes, 5 seconds as the Eagles, who were playing without standout running back Victor White, improved to 6-3 and clinched a share of the OCC-Capital Division title.

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