Ready for Week 1 of High School Football?

High school football returns! FOX Sports Ohio has increased its commitment to high school sports by expanding its high school football coverage this season to 36 games, both on FOX Sports Ohio and on And it’s kicking off this season with a bang: the Thursday game going national on all FOX Sports regional networks across the country and five BIG match-ups on Saturday.
“After more than five seasons delivering exciting high school football match-ups on our network, we’re very proud to expand the effort to Starting this weekend, we will combine the appetite for high school athletics with the growing ease of viewing content on the Web,” stated Henry S. Ford, Senior Vice President & General Manager, FOX Sports Ohio. “We’re also very pleased that our first televised game of the year has been selected for national distribution. That says a lot about the quality of high school sports in the State of Ohio.”
Avon Lake @ Avon – Thursday, August 25, 7pm

• As part of High School Football Game of the Week, this game will be simulcast on FOX Sports Ohio and

National TV! All FOX Sports regional networks will carry this game.

 FOX Sports Prep Zone – Saturday, August 27
• FOX Sports Prep Zone includes 24 Ohio high school football games that will stream live exclusively on

 • The inaugural day of FOX Sports Prep Zone on August 27 will begin at 12pm on and feature these five football match-ups:

  • Pickerington Central vs. Moeller - Nippert Stadium, Univ. of Cincinnati - 12:00pm
  • Winton Woods vs. Lakota West - Nippert Stadium, Univ. of Cincinnati - 2:45pm
  • McNicholas vs. Newport Catholic - Nippert Stadium, Univ. of Cincinnati - 5:30pm
  • St. Xavier vs. Springfield - Nippert Stadium, Univ. of Cincinnati - 7:00pm
  • Boardman vs. Benedictine - Bedford Stadium - 7:00pm