90-Day Archive

Girls Volleyball

Coach returns with high expectations

The Groveport Madison High School girls volleyball team has an experienced roster and a familiar new coach.

Indians, Cruisers set for battle

The Canal Winchester and Groveport Madison high school football teams met last season for the first time in 50 years.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Senior class is strength for runners

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.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys team not planning to take step back

Canal Winchester High School boys soccer coach Erik Feinstein still is in the process of almost completely rebuilding his team after losing 12 players to graduation, including eight starters.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys team will focus on defense

The Groveport Madison High School boys soccer team plans to have a more defensive approach this season.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Boys golfers happy with opening event

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).
Groveport Madison Roundup

Boys golf team expects to show improvement

The Groveport Madison High School boys golf team expects to be much improved this season.
Week 6: Nos. 1-5

Upper Arlington squad broke barrier, tops list

The 2000s were a groundbreaking era for high school football in central Ohio.
Week 5: Nos. 6-10

Greatness doesn't hinge on title

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.
Tri-County Aquatics League

Chevington Woods shines at championships

The Chevington Woods Kingfish finished first in 31 of 77 events during the 11-team Tri-County Aquatic League championships held July 23 and 24 at the Canal Winchester Municipal Pool.

Spielman camp mixes instruction, fun

Chase Ungerott said he didn't know who Chris Spielman was before participating in the Chris Spielman Football ProCamp on July 14 and 15 at Dublin Coffman High School.
Week 4: Nos. 11-15

Luck factors into playoff runs

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.

Moling finishes 16th in qualifier

Drew Moling of Canal Winchester finished 16th in the all-around at the USA Gymnastics men’s national qualifier that concluded July 19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Bostic having 'great time' in pro game

In his professional football career and in life, Westland High School graduate Caleb Bostic believes he has found a formula for success.
Week 3: Nos. 16-20

CCL teams enjoy lasting impact

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.

Moling aims for national team berth

Drew Moling fulfilled a longtime goal in the spring when he earned all-American honors for the Ohio State men's gymnastics team.

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.

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.

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.

Indians coach Bartos resigns

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