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C-02Since 1920, Central Catholic High School has been one of the most successful and storied football programs in the state of Ohio. The Fighting Irish have won more than 585 games in that time and have accumulated numerous Toledo City League titles, appeared regularly in the state playoffs and have claimed four state of Ohio championships – a Poll Title in 1962, Division II Titles in 2005 and 2012, and a Division III title in 2014. The Fighting Irish were Division III State Runners-up last year, 2015.  Central Catholic competes in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference (TRAC).

2017 Football Experience

Season Tickets
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2016 Accomplishments
TRAC Champions

OHSAA Region 10 Champions
OHSAA Division III Final Four

2016 Varsity Football Team
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2016 Freshmen Football Team
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The Blade & BCSN: Central Catholic not satisfied yet

No high school football team from the northwest corner of Ohio has enjoyed the level of success Central Catholic has under coach Greg Dempsey the past dozen seasons. Since 2005, the Fighting Irish have gone 127-24 overall, including a 23-8 record in the playoffs. That run has included eight league titles — four each in […]

Fighting Irish football playoff game – Sat, Nov 5 at 7PM vs Bay HS at Gallagher Stadium #GoIrish

Our first football playoff game will be held on Saturday, November 5 at 7PM vs. Bay High School at Gallagher Stadium. Tickets will be on sale this week in the main lobby Wednesday through Friday from 8AM to 3PM. Red seat season ticket holders will be able to purchase their reserved seats on Wednesday and Thursday without […]

The Blade: 1st-round matchups set for 15 area playoff teams

STEVE JUNGA BLADE SPORTS WRITER – 10/31/2016, 12:12am EDT With the dust settled on the 2016 Ohio high school football regular season, 15 area teams will extend their seasons into the state’s 45th annual postseason playoffs. The playoffs open with first-round (regional quarterfinal) games Friday in divisions I, II, IV, and VI, with all games kicking […]

The Blade: Central rallies for win; Warren runs for 385 yards

BLADE STAFF – 10/30/2016, 12:12am EDT LIMA — Central Catholic, Ohio’s top-ranked Division III team, rallied from a 14-point third-quarter deficit Friday night to escape with a 35-34 Three Rivers Athletic Conference football victory over Lima Senior. Michael Warren, who rushed for a single-game school-record 385 yards on 46 carries, scored the game-winning points on a […]

The Blade: Central rolls to clinch share of TRAC title

STEVE JUNGA BLADE SPORTS WRITER – 10/21/2016, 10:28pm EDT Central Catholic clinched at least a share of its fourth straight Three Rivers Athletic Conference football championship, and Irish running back Michael Warren continued his climb on Ohio’s career rushing list Friday night in a 49-7 victory over visiting St. John’s Jesuit at Gallagher Stadium. The […]

The Fighting Irish football team takes on St. John’s this Friday, Oct. 21 at Gallagher Stadium

Help cheer on the Fighting Irish this Friday, October 21 against the St. John’s Titans. Game time is 7:00 p.m. at Gallagher Athletic Complex. Pre sale tickets will be on sale Thursday and Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Adult tickets are $7 and Student tickets are $5. All tickets at the gate the night […]

The Blade: Central Catholic stays unbeaten behind strong defensive stands

STEVE JUNGA BLADE SPORTS WRITER – 10/15/2016, 12:52am EDT FINDLAY — Central Catholic kept rolling toward an unbeaten regular season Friday night, building a 21-point halftime lead and taking a 28-7 Three Rivers Athletic Conference football victory over Findlay at Donnell Stadium. The Irish (8-0, 5-0), ranked No. 2 in Ohio in Division III, collected their 26th […]

IN PICTURES: Central Catholic 28, Findlay 7

10/14/2016, 10:13pm EDT Click here to few photos from last night’s Central Catholic vs. Findlay football game.  http://www.bcsn.tv/news_article/show/709282?referrer_id=878183  

The Blade: Central Catholic keeps rolling, downs Findlay

STEVE JUNGA BLADE SPORTS WRITER – 10/14/2016, 10:21pm EDT FINDLAY — Central Catholic kept rolling toward an unbeaten regular season Friday night, building a 21-point halftime lead en route to a 28-7 Three Rivers Athletic Conference football victory over Findlay at Donnell Stadium. Click here to read the full article.

Pre-Sale ticket information for the Friday football game at Findlay! #GoIrish

Pre-sale tickets for the Findlay football game at Findlay on Friday, October 14 go on sale Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00AM till 3:00PM and on Friday from 8:00AM to 1:00PM.  Adult tickets are $7 and Student tickets are $5.  All tickets at the gate the night of the game are $7.   Parking Information: Donnell Stadium: 301 Baldwin […]