90-Day Archive

Softball

Pro career wasn't on Johnson's radar

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.
Week 2: Nos. 21-25

Pickerington schools make mark

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.
Week 1: Honorable Mention

Series honors top football teams

The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Cricket

Area kids delving into sport at Dublin camp

Like many young children, Vikram Srikonda has begun playing traditional sports like basketball and baseball. He plans on trying out for soccer in the fall.
Club Soccer

Central Ohio squads fall short in regional

None of the seven central Ohio club soccer teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Cup from June 20-24 in Fox Cities, Wis., captured a championship.
Commentary

Alder is latest in battle over logo

One doesn't have to journey far from Ohio State on a given Friday night in the fall to hear the Buckeyes' fight song being played by a high school band.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring sports season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:

Indians add three coaches

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.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys track team at best at district

The Canal Winchester High School boys track and field team fared better in its league and Division I postseason meets this season as compared to last year.
Baseball

Indians coach Bartos resigns

Jay Bartos has stepped down as coach of the Canal Winchester High School baseball team.
Track & Field

Madison Christian's Souzis places 11th in 800 at state

Anna Souzis made her third appearance in the Division III state track and field meet this season, but the experience never ceases to be special for the Madison Christian School senior.
Track & Field

Tamasovich ties for 5th at state

When Megan Tamasovich of the Canal Winchester High School girls track and field team woke up the day she was to compete in the high jump in the Division I state meet, her back and hips were sore.
Groveport Roundup

Johnson fails to reach state

Imani Johnson represented the Groveport Madison High School girls track and field team in the Division I regional meet May 27 and 29 at Pickerington North.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Tamasovich earns state berth

Megan Tamasovich of the Canal Winchester High School girls track and field team has plenty of extra motivation heading into the Division I state meet Friday, June 5, and Saturday, June 6, at Ohio State.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Injuries, juggling lineup hindered baseball team

The Canal Winchester High School baseball team was hampered by injuries this spring.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Softball team falls to Eagles in semifinal

The Groveport Madison High School softball team lost to sixth-seeded New Albany 5-1 in a Division I district semifinal May 18 at Pickerington Central.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Lack of depth hurts girls at league meet

The Canal Winchester High School girls track and field team had someone reach the final in all but one of the 17 events in the OCC-Cardinal Division meet.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Softball team makes most of home tourney game

After failing to reach a Division I district semifinal for the first time in six seasons a year ago, the Groveport Madison High School softball team began what it hopes is another streak when it defeated 17th-seeded Grove City 1-0 in the second round May 13 at home.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Johnson boosts girls track squad

The Groveport Madison High School girls track and field team is back at full strength, and coach Aaron Fenzel expects that to pay dividends over the next month.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Softball team back on track with defense

The Canal Winchester High School softball team struggled in the field while losing seven of its first 12 games.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys track team eyes postseason

Canal Winchester High School boys track and field coach Kurtis Robinson would like to see his team place high in the Hilliard Bradley Invitational on Saturday, May 9.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Softball team back on track after rough stretch

The Groveport Madison High School softball team bounced back from a rough stretch and appears focused and energized for the postseason.
Groveport Roundup

Softball team in rough stretch

The Groveport Madison High School softball team struggled last week, losing three of its four games.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Hamilton develops into leader

Raven Hamilton has always been a passionate competitor while playing sports at Canal Winchester High School.
Wrestling

Burgess resigns as Canal Winchester coach

Nick Burgess has stepped down after just one season as wrestling coach.
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.