While members of the Groveport Madison High School football team have been praised all week for their 14-10 win at neighboring Canal Winchester in the opener Aug. 28, coach Bryan Schoonover wants them to remember how they accomplished that victory.
Third-year Canal Winchester High School cross country coach Jeff Kline has had the opportunity to work with some strong senior classes during his time with the program, including 13 seasons as an assistant coach.
The Canal Winchester High School boys golf team probably didn't gain much attention in shooting a 400 to place 18th in the 19-team Fairfield Federal Invitational Aug. 6 at Turnberry behind champion Pickerington North (301).
Over the last 25 seasons, three central Ohio high school football teams in Division I, two in Division II, five in Division III, one in Division IV, two in Division V and one in Division VI attained their ultimate goal of winning a state championship.
When Scott Wetzel thinks back to what helped the Big Walnut High School football team capture the 2007 Division III state championship, he remembers having a group of hard workers who developed a special bond.
Although the Watterson High School football program has struggled to a 15-25 mark over the last four seasons, it isn't far removed from when it rivaled any team throughout central Ohio in terms of success.
Groveport Madison High School product Emma Johnson admitted she initially was perplexed when Kent State softball coach Karen Linder asked her this spring if she would be interested in continuing her pitching career professionally.
Although it posted back-to-back perfect regular seasons in 1976 and '77 and also had unbeaten regular seasons in 1980 and '92, it wasn't until 1999 that the Pickerington High School football team made its first appearance in a state semifinal.
Canal Winchester High School athletics director Ken Riggs said he feels good about his latest coaching hires: Kevin Barhorst in boys golf, Jordan Cramer in wrestling and Dana Stearns in girls volleyball.