Columbiana High School

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Columbiana High School
Address
700 Columbiana Waterford
Columbiana, Ohio, (Columbiana County), 44408
United States
Coordinates 40°52′50″N 80°40′51″W / 40.88056°N 80.68083°W / 40.88056; -80.68083Coordinates: 40°52′50″N 80°40′51″W / 40.88056°N 80.68083°W / 40.88056; -80.68083
Information
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Columbiana Exempted Village Schools
Superintendent Donald Mook
Principal Lance Hostetler
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Red and White [1]         
Athletics conference Inter Tri-County League[1]
Team name Clippers[1]
Athletic Director Robert Spaite[1]
Website

Columbiana High School is a public high school in Columbiana, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Columbiana Exempted Village Schools district.

Famous alumni[edit]

Harvey Firestone, founder Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.

Athletics[edit]

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[edit]

Media Appearances[edit]

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.

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Basketball A". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  3. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31.