Week 7: Football race heating up


After six weeks of action, the conference football race is starting to get interesting. 

While Ross, Little Miami and Talawanda have gone winless in the SWOC, the remaining four teams -- Northwest, Edgewood, Harrison, Mount Healthy -- are unbeaten in conference games. 

Mount Healthy (4-2, 3-0) is coming off a 38-17 win over Ross. This Friday (Oct. 9), the Owls host Harrison (4-2, 2-0), who's hot off a 63-14 drubbing of Western Brown. 

The other game of the week is Edgewood playing host to Northwest. Both the Knights and Cougars are 5-1 overall and 2-0 in conference. Edgewood has won three straight. Most recently, the Cougars beat Little Miami, 35-14. Northwest just beat Talawanda, 27-20, and the Knights' only loss of the season came against unbeaten La Salle, the state's top-ranked Division II team.