Cardinals one step closer to state championship November 27, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Sports The Columbus Cardinals were able to add another trophy to their milestone season last Friday night when they clinched a close 21-16 win over the Randolph Ro-Hawks for the 3A Division I Area championship. The Cardinals have not been this close to the state championship since the 1997 team, who went ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!