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Elder Announces 2018 Football Schedule

Elder High School is excited to announce our 2018 Varsity Football schedule! This fall’s lineup for the Panthers features seven home games in historic Elder Stadium.


The Panthers open play on Friday, August 24 at 7:00 PM in The Pit vs. the Gahanna Lincoln Lions. Week 2 brings the Elder’s first road trip of the season as the team will head west on I-74 to Indianapolis to resume their rivalry against the Cathedral Fighting Irish. The Panthers are back home in week 3 to face their first ever opponent from north of the border when they host Clarkson Secondary School from Ontario.


Weeks 4 and 5 bring back-to-back games against two of Cleveland’s best teams: Lakewood St. Edward on Saturday, September 15 in The Pit at 4:30 PM and Cleveland St. Ignatius on Saturday, September 22 in Cleveland.


Elder opens GCL-South action in week 6 against the St. Xavier Bombers on Friday, September 28 in The Pit. The Panthers go on the road for the final time of the regular season in week 7 when they travel to Lockland to face the Moeller Crusaders on Friday, October 5.


The regular season wraps up with home games in each of the final 3 weeks of the season. The week 8 match up is on Friday, October 12 against the Winton Woods Warriors. Elder plays another first time opponent on Friday, October 19 when they square off against St. John Vianney High School of St. Louis, MO. The Panthers close out the regular season in week 10 hosting the LaSalle Lancers.

Information about reserved seat and general admission season ticket packages will be released this summer.


2018 Elder Football Schedule