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COLUMBUS  The Ohio High School Athletic Association released its weekly football computer ratings on Tuesday. The weekly computer ratings are released every Tuesday afternoon beginning after the fourth week of the season, leading up to the final report on Sunday morning, Oct.

COLUMBUS  How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the third weekly Associated Press poll of 2016, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

STEUBENVILLE Dover came to play, but Steubenville had too many answers.

The 2016 varsity football story enters Chapter 5. 

It took a heroic effort for Dover to record a hard-fought 31-28 win at Steubenville in the Division III regional quarterfinals in 2010.

A similar-type effort will be needed Friday night when the 2-2 Tornadoes return to Death Valley for the first time since then to take on top-ranked and undefeated Big Red.

It's hard to believe this week's games will mark the halfway point of the 2016 regular season. Now that the first computer playoff standings have been released, there will be plenty of scoreboard watching from area fans from here on out.

COLUMBUS  The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the first weekly football computer ratings of the 2016 season on Tuesday.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP)  How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the second weekly Associated Press poll of 20116, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses):

DOVER Dover head football coach Dan Ifft couldn't remember the last time his team won without a passing touchdown.

He didn't care.

All that mattered was the final on the scoreboard: Dover 28, Akron East 20.

The 2016 varsity football story enters Chapter 4.&n