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Predicting how an 18-year-old high school senior football star is going to play in college isn’t a science, but that is how Bill Greene makes a living. Greene is the recruiting analyst for and is based in Stark County.

When it comes to the “can’t miss” player among the class of 2013 signees, Greene looks north to Ann Arbor.

Finding the right fit for a league had been nearly impossible for St. Thomas Aquinas High School for more than 20 years.

That changed recently when Bedford St. Peter Chanel announced it would be closing its doors for good once this school year ended — creating an opening in the North Coast League.

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.

COLUMBUS  The 2012 Associated Press Division V-VI All-Ohio high school football teams, based on the recommendations of a state media panel:
First Team

Josiah Moore, one of the smallest guys on the field most nights, received a large honor Wednesday as the Division V and VI Associated Press All-Ohio high school football teams were announced.

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.

Here's this week's schedule for the Ohio High School Athletic Association state championship football games in Stark County:


Division VI: Newark Catholic (12-2) vs. Maria Stein Marion Local (12-2), 11 a.m., Paul Brown Tiger Stadium

A versatile senior quarterback and two dynamic senior athletes lead the local honorees on the Associated Press Northeast Inland District high school football team, which was released Thursday night.

Here's your guide to the second-round of the playoffs: