90-Day Archive

Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Watterson graduate Vulanich wins Delaware triathlon

A resident of San Francisco for six years, Mike Vulanich had what he considers one of his greatest experiences in sports when he cheered on the Cleveland Cavaliers as they beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 to win the NBA championship June 19 in Oracle Arena.
Watterson Roundup

Football team set to face Scots

The Watterson High School football team's opponent in its season opener hasn't had a losing season since 2006.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls soccer team eyes another City title

With 11 returning letterwinners, including six starters, the Whetstone High School girls soccer team is taking aim at its fifth consecutive City League championship.
City League Football

Northland looking to avenge loss to 76ers

The Northland High School football team is hoping its season opener turns out nothing like it did a year ago.
Football

Whetstone prepping for Watkins Memorial

The roles will be reversed when a senior-laden Whetstone High School football team plays host to a young Watkins Memorial squad in the season opener on Friday, Aug. 26.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

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

Potential excites girls soccer coach

When she thinks about the latest group of players to come through her program, eighth-year Watterson High School girls soccer coach Alyx Portier sees a roster that is "a bit more technical, more fit and willing to work" than in some past years.
U.S. Senior Open Championship

Scioto Country Club boasts rich tradition

Muirfield Village Golf Club gets the annual notoriety with the Memorial Tournament, but when it comes to golf in central Ohio, nothing matches the history at Scioto Country Club.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls look to add to City title streak

The Whetstone High School girls tennis team is seeking its seventh consecutive City League championship this season.
Watterson Roundup

Girls golfers rev up slate, eye state

Despite having no seniors a year ago, the Watterson High School girls golf team won at least a share of the MOGGL championship for the 13th consecutive season and qualified for the Division I district tournament.
Wrestling

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.
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.
Week 4

OCC-Cardinal teams pack punch

The high school football programs that made up the OCC-Cardinal Division the last three seasons have attempted to find success over the years by carving their own identities.
Diving

Karnehm adapts, excels after stroke

It's been just over four years since Trevor Karnehm's life changed.
Women's Soccer

Eagles FC shows steady growth in third season

Columbus Eagles FC players practice several nights a week and play games most weekends from Memorial Day to the middle of July, but some members of the third-year amateur women's soccer team are starting to find out they don't necessarily go off the clock.
Week 3

OCC-Capital schools explored

When high school football teams begin league play this fall, one group that will be in for a big shakeup are the members of the OCC-Capital Division.
Week 2

Series continues with LCL, MSL

Well before the rebirth of the Licking County League and the expansion and realignment of the Mid-State League in 2013, small-school programs from the Central District were known for producing some of the state's best high school football talent.
Club Soccer

Ohio Premier boys win U16, U18 regional titles

The Ohio Premier club soccer program never had won a regional championship before June 29.
Week 1: CCL and City League

Series names each school's best

Over the past two-plus decades, central Ohio high school football has made its mark in just about every way imaginable.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring season

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

Central Ohio girls set to compete in Junior Olympics

The merger between two central Ohio synchronized swimming programs has proven successful, as 24 area girls will be competing in the Junior Olympics Championships from Friday, June 24, though July 2 in Long Island, New York.
Club Soccer

Area teams primed for Midwest Regional Cup

The 216 club soccer teams competing in the Midwest Regional Cup have so little room for error that even a tie in pool play can end the chances of playing for a championship.
Cross Country

OHSAA approves postseason changes

When the Ohio High School Athletic Association began combining boys and girls enrollments to determine postseason divisions for cross country in 2013, one of the coaches who expressed disappointed in the decision was Watterson’s Matt McGowan.