Football state championships: Seven title games this week at Canton

The high school football season will conclude with seven state championships this week at Canton. Among the teams that will contend for a coveted title are two area regulars and an upstart.

There will be one game on Thursday and three each on Friday and Saturday. All the games will be held at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.

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Trotwood-Madison (Division III) of the Greater Western Ohio Conference will make its eighth state title appearance and seventh since 2010. As impressive as that is, Midwest Athletic Conference power Marion Local (D-VII) will be playing in its ninth consecutive state-title game.

Joining those two area heavyweights another MAC rep, Anna (D-VI). This the first time for the Rockets to play for a state title after winning just two playoff games prior to this season.

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All the Week 15 games will be carried live on Spectrum Cable News 1 (Ch. 1). The games also will be available on and

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Thursday, Dec. 5

Division II: Massillon Washington (14-0) vs. Cincinnati La Salle (12-2), 7 p.m.

»» RELATED: All-Area football teams

Friday, Dec. 6

D-VI: Anna (13-1) vs. New Middletown Springfield (14-0), 10 a.m.

D-III: Mansfield Senior (13-1) vs. Trotwood-Madison (11-3), 3 p.m.

D-I: Cincinnati Elder (12-2) vs. Pickerington Central (13-1), 8 p.m.

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Saturday, Dec. 7

D-VII: Lucas (12-2) vs. Marion Local (12-2), 10 a.m.

D-IV: Newark Licking Valley (14-0) vs. Clyde (10-4), 3 p.m.

D-V: Ironton (13-1) vs. Kirtland (14-0), 8 p.m.

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