90-Day Archive

Signing Day

Big Ten football entices central Ohio recruits

Of the nearly 100 central Ohio high school seniors who have committed to play college football, just 18 have signed letters of intent to compete for a Power Five conference program.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Swimmers eye success at sectional

Hannah Olger of the Canal Winchester High School girls swimming and diving team admits she had somewhat tempered expectations for the OCC-Cardinal Division meet Jan. 30 at Thomas Worthington.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Ferguson sees higher ceiling for boys

Hovering around .500 wasn't the goal this season for the Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team.

Competitive balance plan pushed back by OHSAA

In a way to limit potential pitfalls, the Ohio High School Athletic Association is putting the implementation of one of its biggest changes in recent years temporarily on hold.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Defense is bright spot for girls squad

A sometimes-stifling zone defense has been the Canal Winchester High School girls basketball team's calling card all season.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys bowlers fall to North in showdown

The Groveport Madison High School boys bowling team came up short in its showdown with Pickerington North on Jan. 29, but still had hopes of earning titles this season.
Bowling

North boys edge Groveport in battle of unbeatens

The Pickerington North and Groveport Madison high school boys bowling teams split the two games of their match Jan. 29 at Eastland Lanes, but the Panthers edged the Cruisers 2,432-2,386 in the showdown of unbeaten teams.
Commentary

Visitors should expect antics from home fans

The "Curtain of Distraction" sits under the basket on the west end of the Reynoldsburg High School gymnasium, waiting to help work magic for the Raiders.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Phillips takes charge for boys squad

Canal Winchester High School boys basketball coach Lyndell Snyder consistently uses the same phrase to describe guard Luke Phillips.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Wrestling team set for home tournament

The Groveport Madison High School wrestling team will play host to the seventh annual Cruiser Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 30.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Balance is key for boys bowling team

With four players averaging between 191 and 205 pins per game, the Groveport Madison High School boys bowling team is cruising.
Commentary

WIAA misses mark on banning chants from fans

Let's hope this isn't the future of high school sports.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Williams succeeding at lighter weight

Lonnie Williams of the Canal Winchester High School wrestling team does his best to stay away from the fast-food restaurants that line Gender Road, especially right before tournaments.
Commentary

Recruits face decisions when coaches move on

Sometime on Feb. 3, Tyrece Speaight will sign a letter of intent to play football at Miami University.
Basketball

Area teams primed for prestigious tournaments

When the Dublin Jerome High School boys basketball team's seniors were sophomores, they told then first-year coach Jamie Pearson about their dream of someday being invited to participate in the Flyin' to the Hoop Invitational.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Duty cousins earn titles at Scioto event

Cousins Kalin Duty and Kyle Duty continue to piece together strong seasons for the Groveport Madison High School wrestling team.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Swimmers overcoming obstacles

Something is missing for Canal Winchester High School swimming and diving coach Julie Pastor every time she devises entries for a meet.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys productive on holiday break

The Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team had a productive holiday break, according to coach Ryan Grashel.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Struggling girls basketball team seeks answers

Canal Winchester High School girls basketball coach Willie Jordan kept his postgame speech short after a 35-25 loss at Bloom-Carroll on Dec. 30.
Girls Soccer

McCoy steps down as Canal Winchester coach

The Canal Winchester High School girls soccer program is looking for a new coach, as Shawn McCoy recently resigned after two seasons.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Tucker leads boys in variety of ways

The Canal Winchester High School boys basketball team's learning curve this season has been painful at times, perhaps no more so than for Rodney Tucker.
Basketball

Area teams primed for holiday tournaments

There might not seem to be much of a downside to leaving the typically cold weather conditions of Ohio to play in a basketball tournament in Florida over the holiday break.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Late-game woes continue to hurt boys squad

The Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team still needs to learn how to finish games, according to coach Ryan Grashel.
Football

Area players getting ready for bowl games

Chris Frey understood the Michigan State football team had backed itself into a corner after a 39-38 loss Nov. 7 at struggling Nebraska.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Wrestling team set for home event

The Groveport Madison High School wrestling team will play host to the 12-team Tom Sparks Memorial Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 19.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Girls squad looking to shake slow start

Just as it has had some back-and-forth games, the Canal Winchester High School girls basketball team has had a back-and-forth season so far.