90-Day Archive

Wrestling

Burgess resigns as Canal Winchester coach

Nick Burgess has stepped down as coach of the Canal Winchester High School wrestling team after guiding the Indians for only one season.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Baseball team struggling in OCC-Ohio play

Entering the week, the Groveport Madison High School baseball team had yet to post a victory in OCC-Ohio Division play, but coach David Eft believes the gap between the Cruisers and their league opponents is shrinking.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Errors proving costly for baseball squad

Canal Winchester High School baseball coach Jay Bartos said his team still has the potential to put together a good season despite its start.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Softball team gains victories, confidence on trip

Members of the Groveport Madison High School softball team may have returned from a spring break trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., with more than what they had when they left home.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Tennis team back after four seasons

The Canal Winchester High School boys tennis program has been resurrected after not fielding a team the past four seasons because of low interest.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys track squad shows potential

The Groveport Madison High School boys track and field team is young, but eighth-year coach Jason Brooks sees plenty of potential.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Girls track team has talent to offset losses

The Canal Winchester High School girls track and field team has had to move forward without two Division I state qualifiers from a year ago in graduates Jocselyn Powell and Gretchen Rosch.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Entire lineup returns for softball team

For the first time in Randy Hinton's 15 seasons as coach, the Canal Winchester High School softball team has returned its entire starting lineup.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Softball squad seeks better clutch hitting

The Groveport Madison High School softball team is looking for improved situational hitting this spring.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Inexperienced pitchers key for Cruisers

How well the Groveport Madison High School baseball team fares this season likely will be determined by its pitching staff.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Swimming team exceeds expectations

The Canal Winchester High School girls swimming and diving team surpassed coach Julie Pastor's expectations this season.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys squad falls to Pacers in semifinal

The Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team fell one win shy of its first appearance in a Division I district final since 2005.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys finish season with loss to South

Competing in a Division I district semifinal for the first time, the Canal Winchester High School boys basketball team ran into a familiar opponent that was bigger, faster and more athletic in Westerville South.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys team to face Delaware in semifinal

Members of the Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team have begun to hear whispers that they could be the "Cinderella" of the Division I district tournament.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys squad continues to shine in close games

The Canal Winchester High School boys basketball team continued its trend of winning close games when it defeated visiting Marion Harding 66-59 in the second round of the Division I district tournament March 6.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys squad knocks off Olentangy, to face Bears

Groveport Madison High School boys basketball coach Ryan Grashel said his team will need to be more consistent in the second round of the Division I district tournament than it was in the first round.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Balanced attack key for boys team

Brendan Snyder believes it will be crucial for the Canal Winchester High School boys basketball team to have balanced scoring to make a run in the Division I district tournament.
Commentary

Hall among coaches whose influence can last lifetime

With the winter sports season winding down, it's appropriate to talk about how the reputations of numerous high school coaches will end up being based on how their respective teams do in the postseason.
Groveport Roundup

Boys ready to face Olentangy

The Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team is hoping its size advantage proves to be the difference when it faces host Olentangy in the first round of the Division I district tournament Saturday, Feb. 28.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Wrestlers gearing up for sectional

The Canal Winchester High School wrestling team is expected to fill only eight of the 14 weight classes when it competes in the 11-team Division I sectional Saturday, Feb. 28, at Upper Arlington.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Girls squad to face Olentangy in tourney

The Groveport Madison High School girls basketball team improved its regular-season win total from last season by three games this winter.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Girls seek repeat performance against DeSales

The Canal Winchester High School girls basketball team capitalized on its size advantage on both ends of the court in a 56-30 victory over DeSales on Jan. 10.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Gibbons enjoys role with team

Carrie Gibbons surprised a lot of people when she tried out for the Canal Winchester High School girls basketball team this season.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys squad has room to grow before tournament

The Groveport Madison High School boys basketball team still has work to do before the start of the postseason.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys team thrives in close games

The Canal Winchester High School boys basketball team continued its trend of winning close games by beating host Westerville Central 61-55 in an OCC-Cardinal Division contest Jan. 30.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Wrestlers endure 'rough day' at home meet

The motto for the Groveport Madison High School athletics department is "It's a great day to be a Cruiser," but that wasn't the case for the wrestling team Jan. 31 when it played host to the Cruiser Invitational.