Columbiana High School
|Columbiana High School|
|700 Columbiana Waterford
Columbiana, Ohio, (Columbiana County), 44408
|Type||Public, Coeducational high school|
|School district||Columbiana Exempted Village Schools|
|Color(s)||Red and White |
|Athletics conference||Inter Tri-County League|
|Athletic Director||Robert Spaite|
Harvey Firestone, founder Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.
Sonny "Dick" Fisher graduated from Columbiana High School in the 1930s. After graduation he went to The Ohio State University, where he was a stand out on both the football and basketball teams. In 1940, Fisher led the Big Ten Conference in scoring on the basketball court, and in rushing on the football field. While in Columbus, a reporter dubbed him the "Columbiana Clipper". After this, the Columbiana athletic teams, which previously had no nickname or mascot, took on the name "Columbiana Clippers", their mascot is the Boeing 314.
The school competes in the Inter-Tri County League (ITCL) upper-tier.
Most recent League Titles
Football-2003 (Tri-county League) Basketball-2008 (Inter-Tri County League) Baseball-2009 (Inter-Tri County League)
Football State Playoff Appearances
1994, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011
Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championships
Columbiana High School was featured on TruTV's The Principal's Office. 2005 Columbiana vs. Crestview football game was aired on FOX 17/62 as the game of the week. 2006 Columbiana vs. North Lima South Range football game was aired on FOX 17/62 as the game of the week. 2008 Columbiana vs. McDonald basketball game was aired on FOX 17/62 as the game of the week.
Notes and references
- OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17.
- Yappi. "Yappi Sports Basketball A". Retrieved 2007-02-12.
- OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31.