Since the football team's run to the 2010 Division IV state championship, the Hartley High School boys basketball team has viewed the holiday break as a time to get in much-needed extra practice because of its shorter preseason.
It's been more than nine months since the end of the 2013-14 season, but the repercussions of one of the greatest seasons in program history still are being felt for the Hartley High School wrestling team.
The Columbus School for Girls swimming and diving team is coming off a season in which it captured its first CCL title, won its first district championship since 2001 and finished sixth in the Division II state meet.
As the third coach in as many seasons for the Bexley High School girls basketball team, Joshua Price is determined to bring consistency to a program that has gone without a winning season since 2010-11.
In a 42-20 win over Wheelersburg that gave the Hartley High School football team the Division V, Region 17 championship a year ago, the Hawks neutralized a passing game that had thrown for more than 2,300 yards by racking up several big plays and controlling the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball.
On its way to a second consecutive appearance in the Division IV playoffs, the Bexley High School football team got the best of most of its opponents with a potent running game that averaged more than 360 yards per contest.
Bexley High School senior Josh Shapiro signed Nov. 12 to play baseball at Marshall University and senior Elise Torrence committed Nov. 14 to play women’s basketball at Maryville College, a Division III program in Tennessee.