90-Day Archive


Area players shine in All-Star Classic victory

From a high school football talent perspective, central Ohio proved April 30 that its 2016 graduating class stacked up just fine compared to the rest of the state.

Lee, Perry, Vannett selected in NFL draft

After not having any players from central Ohio selected in either of the last two NFL drafts, three were chosen during this year’s event held April 28-30 in Chicago.
Groveport Roundup

Track squads eyeing OCCs

The Groveport Madison High School track and field teams have just one more meet before competing in the OCC-Ohio Division meet and the Division I postseason.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Feagin searching for right fit

Lonzell Feagin is among the state's fastest runners in the 200 and 400 meters, and the junior standout for the Canal Winchester High School boys track and field team will have decisions to make on the events in which he will compete in the postseason.

Area players set for North-South All-Star Classic

Tyrece Speaight expects to run into some old friends this weekend.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Faulkner sets tone for softball squad

No day at the park is just another day at the park for Bailee Faulkner.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Softball team making name for itself

The Groveport Madison High School softball team continues to be the surprise of the OCC-Ohio Division.
NFL Draft

Area players await ultimate opportunity

Since announcing Jan. 11 that he was making himself eligible for the NFL draft, Roger Lewis has endured everything from a strained hamstring to what seemed like an endless round of meetings to even some mostly sleepless nights.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Tennis team focused on strong finish

Groveport Madison High School boys tennis coach Cody Masters believes his team is capable of finishing in the top half of the OCC-Ohio Division this season.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Losses are wake-up call for baseball team

The rough stretch that the Canal Winchester High School baseball team had eluded early in the season arrived last week.
Boys Basketball (Full story)

Riggs takes coaching job at Lancaster

Kent Riggs juggled the jobs of athletics director and boys basketball coach at Canal Winchester High School for 16 years, until he felt he no longer had the energy to do both.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Baseball squad sees positives in losses to Lions

The Groveport Madison High School baseball team was closing in on what would have been one of its biggest wins in recent years before losing to host Gahanna 6-2 on April 6 in an OCC-Ohio Division game.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys tennis team making progress

Connor Clark used a "buddy pass" to get Jacob Noel interested in the game of tennis.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Tamasovich focused on higher finish at state meet

Megan Tamasovich's ultimate goal is to take steps up the podium at the Division I state track and field meet in June.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Girls track squad set for next step

Having returned many of its top scorers, the Groveport Madison High School girls track and field team hopes to improve on its league and district finishes from last season.

Trace pitches no-hitter for Indians

Austin Trace of the Canal Winchester High School baseball team helped continue the Indians’ hot start March 30, no-hitting visiting Bexley in a 10-0, five-inning victory.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Young players have new softball coach optimistic

The Groveport Madison High School softball team is young but experienced under first-year coach Chris Downing.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Vest excited to be back with Indians

Jason Vest doesn't expect the Canal Winchester High School baseball team to return to the glory days of the late 2000s overnight.

Central Crossing's Teacher named Super 12 captain

Kameron Teacher is not your typical heavyweight wrestler.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight winter sports season

With the winter season having concluded, it's time to announce our Athletes of the Year.

Area players getting set for college postseason

During his first college season a year ago, Elijah Macon played a role in helping the West Virginia University men's basketball team improve by eight wins and reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.
Boys Basketball

Northland's Towns named Super 12 captain

Last season, Northland High School boys basketball player Seth Towns shared Division I district Player of the Year honors with 2015 Newark graduate Jordan Dartis and was named ThisWeek Super 12 captain.
Boys Basketball

Cruisers looking to take next step

The Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team is hoping the excitement it built within the school district and community the last two seasons will continue in the future.
Girls Basketball

New Albany's Cobb named Super 12 captain

New Albany High School girls basketball coach Jeff Blunt attributed Meche'la Cobb's outstanding senior season to one particular evolution in her game.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Wrestlers' future is promising

Canal Winchester High School wrestling coach Jordan Cramer didn't wait until the end of his first season with the program to start planning for the future.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys squad falls short of district title

The Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team fell short of winning its first district championship since 1985.