OHIO AP PREP POLL CHAMPIONS | Over the years


COLUMBUS (AP) -- Winners through the 56 years of The Associated Press Ohio high school football poll (note: only one division 1947-1965; state playoffs began in 1972) (--X denotes also won state playoff championship):
Big School (Division I, Class AAA)
1947--Barberton
1948--Massillon
1949--Massillon
1950--Massillon
1951--Massillon
1952--Massillon
1953--Massillon
1954--Massillon
1955--Canton McKinley
1956--Canton McKinley
1957--Cleve. Benedictine
1958--Alliance
1959--Massillon
1960--Massillon
1961--Niles McKinley
1962--Tol. Central Cath.
1963--Niles McKinley
1964--Massillon
1965--Massillon
1966--Cols. Watterson
1967--Upper Arlington
1968--Upper Arlington
1969--Upper Arlington
1970--Massillon
1971--Warren Harding
1972--Massillon
1973--Warren Western Reserve
1974--Cin. Moeller
1975--Lakewood St. Edward
1976--Cin. Moeller --X
1977--Cin. Moeller --X
1978--Cin. Princeton --X
1979--Cin. Moeller --X
1980--Cin. Moeller --X
1981--Cin. Moeller
1982--Cin. Moeller --X
1983--Cin. Moeller
1984--Cin. Moeller
1985--Cin. Princeton
1986--Centerville
1987--Cleve. St. Joseph
1988--Cleve. St. Ignatius --X
1989--Cleve. St. Ignatius --X
1990--Cleve. St. Ignatius
1991--Cin. Princeton
1992--Cleve. St. Ignatius --X
1993--Cleve. St. Ignatius --X
1994--Euclid
1995--Cleve. St. Ignatius --X
1996--Troy
1997--Canton McKinley--X
1998--Upper Arlington
1999--Grove City
2000--Cleve. St. Ignatius
2001--Cin. Colerain
2002--Warren Harding
2003--Warren Harding
Class AA
1970--New Lexington
1971--Steubenville Cath.
1972--Cols. Watterson
1973--Washington Court House
1974--Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary
1975--Cin. Wyoming
1976--New Lexington
1977--Elyria Cath.
1978--Cin. Wyoming
1979--St. Marys Memorial
1980--Orrville
1981--Youngs. Mooney
1982--Urbana
1983--Urbana
1984--Elyria Cath. --X
1985--Louisville Aquinas
1986--Ironton
Class A
1965--Dover St. Joseph
1966--Marion Cath.
1967--Portsmouth Notre Dame
1968--Newark Cath.
1969--Norwalk St. Paul
1970--Portsmouth Notre Dame
1971--Marion Pleasant
1972--Marion Pleasant --X
1973--Newark Cath.
1974--McDonald
1975--Newark Cath.
1976--Woodsfield
1977--Sullivan Black River
1978--Newark Cath. --X
1979--Mogadore --X
1980--Mogadore
1981--Waynesville
1982--West Jefferson
1983--Mogadore
1984--Newark Cath. --X
1985--Mogadore
1986--Delphos Jefferson
Division II
1987--Minerva
1988--Steubenville
1989--Fostoria
1990--St. Marys Memorial
1991--Fostoria --X
1992--Fostoria
1993--Fostoria
1994--Celina
1995--Celina
1996--Akron Springfield
1997--Defiance--X
1998--Chardon
1999--Dover
2000--Youngs. Chaney
2001--Avon Lake
2002--Louisville
2003--Avon Lake--X
Division III
1987--Youngs. Mooney --X
1988--Ironton
1989--Cin. Acad. of Phys. Ed.
1990--Mentor Lake Cath.
1991--Cin. Acad. of Phys. Ed.
1992--Mentor Lake Cath. --X
1993--Ironton
1994--Steubenville
1995--Hillsboro
1996--Mentor Lake Cath.
1997--Minerva
1998--Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit
1999--Poland Seminary--X
2000--Portsmouth
2001--Sunbury Big Walnut
2002--Akron Buchtel
2003--Steubenville
Division IV
1987--Cols. Academy --X
1988--Cols. Academy
1989--Wheelersburg --X
1990--Campbell Memorial
1991--Akron Manchester
1992--Akron Manchester
1993--Aurora
1994--Germantown Valley View --X
1995--Orrville
1996--Germantown Valley View --X
1997--Germantown Valley View--X
1998--Germantown Valley View
1999--Youngs. Mooney
2000--Sandusky Perkins
2001--Ironton
2002--Coldwater
2003--Versailles--X
Division V
1987--Newark Cath. --X
1988--Archbold --X
1989--Sandusky St. Mary's
1990--St. Henry --X
1991--Newark Cath. --X
1992--Newark Cath.
1993--St. Henry
1994--Versailles --X
1995--Cin. Mariemont
1996--Versailles
1997--Marion Pleasant
1998--Liberty Center
1999--Bedford Chanel
2000--Liberty Center
2001--Bedford Chanel
2002--Marion Pleasant
2003--Marion Pleasant
Division VI
1994--Delphos St. John's
1995--St. Henry --X
1996--St. Henry
1997--Delphos St. John's--X
1998--Delphos St. John's--X
1999--Delphos St. John's--X
2000--Delphos St. John's
2001--Mogadore
2002--Maria Stein Marion Local
2003--Columbus Grove--X
(Through 2002 playoffs, 36 of the 134 AP poll champions have gone on to also win the state playoff title.)

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