Hilliard was the name of the biggest High School in Hilliard OH until the school split in 1997, creating the two schools and joining the list of the many intense High School rivalries in Ohio. Hilliard Davidson’s win over Hilliard Darby places Wildcats at a 6-2 advantage over the Panthers.


Ryan Tuchow
Hilliard Davidson


Markus Bailey

Hilliard Davidson

Marcus is a 3 year letter winner at Hilliard Davidson and returning starting LB and part-time at RB. Marcus has verbally agreed to play at Purdue next year after having offers from Duke, Northwestern, and Boston College among others!
James Ohler

Hilliard Darby

Jimmy is a two year starter for the Darby Panthers as a receiver and a letterman in both football and baseball. He is a member of the National Honor Society and a Panther Ambassador. He plans on attending college and majoring in Chemical Engineering.


Connor Dietz

Hilliard Davidson

In 2006, as the QB, Connor helped his team win the Ohio Division I State Football Championship. The following year Connor competed in the Inaugural Great American Rivalry game between Davidson and Darby where he was named Co-MVP. Upon graduation Connor attended the US Air Force Academy where he continued his football career and helped the Falcons to 4 consecutive bowl games!
Chase Longwell

Hilliard Darby

Chase was a four year letterman at Darby. He was selected as a captain of the football team. He was a two-year starter at QB for the Panthers and led Darby to a 17-3 victory over Davidson in 2012. Chase attends Capital University where he is the QB for the football team.


The Davidson Wildcats came out triumphant on Friday night. In the first quarter, scholar athlete Markus Baily generated the first score of the game with a one yard carry. In the second quarter the Wildcats picked up a field goal. Darby remained scoreless at the half, placing the score at 10-0. During the final quarter Darby pulled out a touchdown, ending the game with a 10-7 score with a loss for the Darby Panthers