The 2013 high school football season is here and ThisWeek Community News has it covered.
Below are in-depth previews of 72 central Ohio high school football teams. Just click on a team name for the story.
Check out our central Ohio high school football preview guide or scroll to the bottom of this page. To pick up a hard copy of the preview guide, visit the ThisWeek office at 7801 North Central Drive, Lewis Center, Ohio 43035 or stop by one of these central Ohio libraries.
During the season, visit Friday Night Live at ThisWeekSPORTS.com for comprehensive coverage of central Ohio high school football. Throughout the season, Friday Night Live will be updated daily with game previews, game recaps, player and team features, polls and predictions.
2013 Season Team Previews
Ohio Capital Conference
Big Walnut | Delaware | Franklin Heights | Mount Vernon
New Albany | Olentangy | Olentangy Orange | Worthington Kilbourne
Canal Winchester | Dublin Jerome | Dublin Scioto | Hilliard Bradley
Hilliard Darby | Westerville Central | Westerville North | Westerville South
Central Crossing | Dublin Coffman | Hilliard Davidson
Marysville | Olentangy Liberty | Thomas Worthington | Upper Arlington
Gahanna | Grove City | Groveport | Lancaster
Newark | Pickerington Central | Pickerington North | Reynoldsburg
Beechcroft | Brookhaven | Centennial | East | Linden | Mifflin | Northland | Whetstone
Africentric | Briggs | Eastmoor Academy | Independence
Marion-Franklin | South | Walnut Ridge | West
Central Catholic League
DeSales | Hartley | Ready | St. Charles | Watterson
Licking County League
Granville | Lakewood | Licking Heights | Licking Valley | Watkins Memorial
Heath | Johnstown | Newark Catholic | Northridge | Utica
Bexley | Buckeye Valley | Columbus Academy | Columbus Crusaders
Grandview | Grove City Christian | Hamilton Township | Harvest Prep
Jonathan Alder | Whitehall
Who will be league champions? Members of ThisWeek's sports staff make their picks.
Players to Watch
Westerville Central's Drake driven to fulfill dream of Division I QB
Lancaster's Trout took slow path to become a Buckeye