90-Day Archive

Canal Winchester Roundup

Football squad overcomes hurdles

As the Canal Winchester High School football team prepares to begin OCC-Capital Division play Friday, Sept. 30, at New Albany, a few of the Indians' most important players are filling roles they did not expect before the season.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Girls soccer team showing steady improvement

The Groveport Madison High School girls soccer team appears to have gotten on track after a slow start.

Harrison-Rawn expected to miss rest of season

The Canal Winchester High School football team might be without its projected starting quarterback all season after all.

Teams adapt for Thursday spotlight games

Although it was only the fourth game of the season, several Bexley High School football players had their pictures taken with a trophy after a 21-7 win over Whitehall on Sept. 15.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Volleyball team continues to improve

The Groveport Madison High School girls volleyball team is striving for a winning season, which according to coach Matt White, would be its first.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Girls team exceeding expectations

Canal Winchester High School girls soccer coach Alex Wentz was careful to say he was not surprised by his team's undefeated start.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Football squad set for Tigers

Not even a blowout win on Sept. 9 was enough to please Groveport Madison High School football coach Bryan Schoonover.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Work paying off for tennis team

Elyse Richter was not able to play tennis extensively this past summer, but the senior for the Canal Winchester High School girls tennis team sees how doing so has helped her teammates.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Football team boosted by strong senior leadership

With more than 30 seniors on the roster, the Groveport Madison High School football team has plenty of leaders for its younger players to follow.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Hipplers help girls golfers step up play

The Canal Winchester High School girls golf team might have been only the third-happiest team after the third round of the OCC-Ohio Division tournament Aug. 30 at The Links at Groveport, but the Indians didn't care.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Football team hoping to avoid 0-2 start to season

Not often is the second game of the season considered a critical contest, but Groveport Madison High School football coach Bryan Schoonover believes that's the case for his team, which plays host to Columbus South on Friday, Sept. 2.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Fusek, Schirr will lead boys runners

Canal Winchester High School cross country coach Jeff Kline pulls no punches regarding his expectations of seniors Ethan Fusek and Luke Schirr.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Girls soccer coach likes team's depth

Alex Wentz saw the Canal Winchester High School girls soccer team play only once last year, but the Indians' first-year coach knows one thing that kept them from having a better season.

Cruisers ready to face Warriors

If the respective head coaches' thoughts ring true, the Groveport Madison High School football team's visit to Westerville North on Friday, Aug. 26, to open the season could pit near-mirror images against each other.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Nine starters return for girls soccer team

Having returned 13 letterwinners, including nine starters, the Groveport Madison High School girls soccer team is looking to improve on last season's 5-10-2 overall record.

Indians set to open season against Cards

Thomas Worthington High School football coach Rodney Hopkins doesn't necessarily think his team and its opening-night opponent, Canal Winchester, are at the same stage in terms of rebuilding their programs.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Competitors motivated to test their mettle

Living in an enviable locale and closing in on a promotion in the Air Force, Beau Burkley didn't welcome his 40-pound weight loss.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

Len Iglar describes it as an addiction, or being similar to a cult.

Delaware geared up for Ironman's throngs

Athletes will need a mix of determination, training and toughness to overcome the biking, running and swimming courses at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon in Delaware.
Canal Winchester Roundup

Numbers trending in right way for boys golfers

Numbers were rising and falling for the Canal Winchester High School boys golf team as it began its season last week.
Groveport Madison Roundup

Young tennis team doubles its size

Although the Groveport Madison High School girls tennis team has returned all four players who comprised last year's squad and has doubled the size of its roster from a year ago, it remains young.

Athletes' path to Rio runs through Columbus

For a pair of United States wrestlers, the road to the Summer Olympics went through the Ohio Regional Training Center in Columbus.
Week 6

OCC-Ohio features star power

Whether it's been playoff appearances or players moving on to the next level, the high school football teams that have competed in the OCC-Ohio Division in recent years were part of what was perhaps central Ohio's deepest league.

Mount Rushmore series shows area talent runs deep

Considering it's just three weeks until DeSales plays host to Lancaster and Licking Valley plays at Newark Catholic on opening night Aug. 25, it's officially time to get excited about the coming high school football season.
Week 5

Talent abounds in OCC-Central

Central Crossing High School football coach Chris Harr isn't sure what wrinkles in terms of strategy he'll see from opponents in the future of the OCC-Central Division, but he knows he'll be tested.

Kingfish win 12th straight TCAL title

The Chevington Woods Kingfish won 30 of 77 events during the 11-team Tri-County Aquatics League championships held July 21 and 22 at the Canal Winchester Municipal Pool to easily capture their 12th consecutive title.