The Akron Beacon Journal 2014 High School Football Preview section will be available in print and online at ohio.com on Friday.
The section includes coverage of several area teams with feature stories on players and teams, league preview stories, capsules on teams and several pictures.
Included in the coverage are public schools in the City Series, the Suburban League, the Portage Trail Conference, the Northeast Ohio Conference, the Federal League and the PAC-7, as well as area schools in other leagues, Independent schools and Catholic and Christian schools.
The section includes feature stories on players from Firestone, St. Vincent-St. Mary, Nordonia, Hudson, Green, Manchester and Jackson.
The Akron Beacon Journal is planning to cover in person two football games Thursday, three football games Friday and one football game Saturday, and include a roundup of other games each day that are reported to the office via coaches and statisticians.
The Thursday games that will be covered in person are Firestone at Archbishop Hoban and Garfield at St. Vincent-St. Mary.
The Friday games that will be covered in person are Springfield at Ellet, Barberton at Cuyahoga Falls and Lake at Green.
The Saturday game that will be covered in person is Cleveland Heights at Buchtel.
Also, be sure to check the Akron Beacon Journal and ohio.com for continued coverage of cross country, soccer, golf, tennis, volleyball and field hockey as summer comes to a conclusion and fall begins.