The high school football season has wrapped up after this past weekend’s state championship games in Columbus. All seven of the divisions’ champions were decided from Thursday through Saturday night. Northeast Ohio had two champions crowned. St. Edward won the Division I championship, while Benedictine won the Division IV championship. In other high school football
The Ohio high school playoffs have finally reached the pinnacle of the season as two teams in each of the seven Ohio divisions fight for the championship trophy. In Division I, St. Edward is on a roll after cruising past Hudson on Saturday. Benedictine beat Steubenville to advance to the Division IV championship game. This
The high school playoffs in Ohio are getting to the final few games of the season. This past week’s games were filled with close and exciting matchups. Hudson won the big rematch versus Mentor in a blowout victory over the Cardinals. St. Edward continued their roll through the playoffs, while Mayfield upset Bedford. In college
Playoffs are well underway in Ohio high school football and just around the corner in college football. Ohio State is continuing their run to get into this year’s new college football playoffs. The big matchup in Division III between Mount Union and John Carroll was as good as advertised with the Purple Raiders narrowly beating
Week 11 of college and high school football in Ohio saw a lot of important matchups transpire. In college football, Ohio State made a huge move in playoff contention with their convincing win over Michigan State. The MAC is starting to spread out and the real contenders are emerging. John Carroll and Mount Union remained
A look back at the biggest game in the history of Cleveland, Ohio high school football.
Week 10 is in the books and a lot of big games are coming up in the next few weeks in Ohio. In high school football in Ohio, the regular season has ended and the teams are preparing for the playoffs next week. Hudson and St. Edward are entering the playoffs on a roll with
Buckeyes lucky leaving not-so-Happy Valley with a ‘W.’
Week 8 of college and high school football in Ohio is in the books. In college, Ohio State’s offense continued its roll with a dominating win over Rutgers. The MAC is getting tighter and tighter this week with losses by Bowling Green and Akron. The OAC elite of John Carroll and Mount Union are both
Week 7 has come and gone in college and high school football in Ohio. In college, the Akron Zips look to be a factor in the MAC and win their first league championship in many years. The OAC elite, John Carroll and Mount Union, remain unbeaten on the season. The state of Mississippi has two teams,
Ohio State continued their winning ways while many others in the Top 25 had a dissimilar weekend.
Who’s the new No. 1 in the wake of St. Edward losing their second straight game?
The MAC got tighter, while the OAC’s elite dominated. In high school, the St. Edward Eagles were upset.
If only they could play Kent State University every week, right?
Week 2 of football in Ohio saw a lot of big matchups. In college, many of the Ohio teams struggled including Ohio State, Akron, and Kent State. The local OAC teams finally kicked off their season this week, too. In Northeast Ohio, high school fans saw matchups pitting two top teams in the area like
A look at who won (and lost) this past weekend in Ohio collegiate and high school football.
Two local mainstays did what they were expected to do in the Division I regional quarterfinals, while a surprising public school team kept doing just that. St. Ignatius head coach Chuck Kyle won his 300th game as his Wildcats defeated Austintopwn Fitch 35-26 despite a handful of mental mistakes and five total turnovers. Ignatius (10-1)
High School football is a pretty big deal in Ohio. (No actual mathematicians were consulted before making that argument.) The Friday night lights shine just as bright in the Buckeye state as they do in Texas. Your local teams are putting the finishing touches on preseason playbooks and getting ready for non-conference action soon. I
Though the Cavaliers were able to hold off the Pacers during a snowy weekend game, we’re still looking at a team that desperately needs to get healthy for the home stretch. Thankfully, good news has come across the wire as Sasha Pavlovic is slated to return this week. Fans may hardly have any recollection of
While we do not delve in to High School athletics very much here at WaitingForNextYear, I couldn’t pass up discussing the story of Dustin Carter – one that is long overdue. My roommate in college is now the head wrestling coach at an Ohio school and we had been talking about this weekend, and how