COLUMBUS When the state football championships return to Stark County this fall the games will be spread over three days instead of the customary two. The Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors accepted a motion to play the Division II, III, IV and VI playoff games on Friday nights and the Division I, V and VII title games on Saturdays.
COLUMBUS The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors — during its regularly scheduled January meeting today — announced the 2013 state football championship game dates under the new seven-division format.
Dover High School’s Mason Mamarella capped his stellar football career by sharing Division III Offensive Player of the Year honors after the 2012 Associated Press All-Ohio teams in Division III and IV were named Tuesday.
There will be a shake-up around the state next year when the Ohio High School Athletic Association goes to a seven-division format. It will allow more teams to make the playoffs with eight teams in seven divisions as opposed to just six.