90-Day Archive

Watterson Roundup

Senior duo happy to be back for girls

It wasn't what Kiera Mulcahy wanted to be doing, but at least she had company.
Whetstone Roundup

Jones making impact with boys basketball team

Despite entering the week with a 3-8 overall record, Sean Jones and his teammates on the Whetstone High School boys basketball team remain focused on improving and are excited about the future.
City Roundup

South boys going strong

After winning its first district championship since 1986 two seasons ago, the South High School boys basketball team proved the run wasn't a fluke last season by winning 19 games for a second consecutive season and receiving a Division II district runner-up trophy.
Watterson Roundup

Hockey squad making progress under Graham

The evidence that the Watterson High School hockey team has plotted a more positive course this winter might be best summed up by a phrase uttered by forward Nick Kuraly after a 6-0 win over DeSales on Jan. 5.
City League Notes

Staats named to coach Northland football team

Brian Staats is glad to be coming back to central Ohio.
Whetstone Roundup

Girls bowlers ready to cap pivotal week

The Whetstone High School girls bowling team will cap a pivotal week when it competes against Grandview on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Sequoia Pro Bowl.

Hartley's repeat receives top billing

As we begin 2017, we take a look back at the highlights of central Ohio high school sports for 2016.
Commentary

OCC realignment makes Calos reluctant rivals

Westerville South High School boys basketball coach Ed Calo taught his son Anthony everything he knows about the game, from playing to coaching.
Football

Central Ohio players help spark Buckeyes

As one of just three returning offensive starters from a year ago, Pat Elflein has spent the past few weeks helping his Ohio State football teammates understand what they're about to experience.
Boys Basketball

Area features abundance of young talent

Jeremiah Francis was more than two years away from playing in his first high-school basketball game when college coaches began asking about him.
Basketball

Area teams keeping busy during holidays

What consistently has been central Ohio's best place to find strong smaller-school high school boys basketball competition over the holiday break in recent years turns 10 this season.
Watterson Roundup

Bjelac steps down as football coach

Two days after the Watterson High School football team beat DeSales 40-34 on Oct. 6, 2006, in one of the most dramatic games in the long series between the programs, former coach Ron Shay passed away at age 71.
Whetstone Roundup

Boys basketball team needs more experience

Despite back-to-back blow-out losses, Whetstone High School boys basketball coach Richie Beard remains optimistic about the season.
City League Notes

Wrestling squads hoping to challenge Walnut Ridge

The Walnut Ridge High School wrestling team has won back-to-back City League dual and tournament championships, but Mifflin, West and Whetstone all believe they have the necessary depth to challenge for league supremacy this winter.
Girls Soccer

Portier resigns as coach at Watterson

The Watterson High School girls soccer program is seeking a new coach after Alyx Portier stepped down Dec. 14.
Football

Bjelac resigns as Eagles coach

After a 14-year tenure that included a state championship, Dan Bjelac has stepped down as Watterson High School football coach.
Football

Top bowl games feature central Ohio flare

Now that the dust has settled on the regular season, University of Michigan senior tight end Jake Butt has shifted his focus.
Watterson Roundup

Moore tops 'good group' for girls swimming team

Despite losing one of its two Division I state individual qualifiers to graduation, the Watterson High School girls swimming and diving team isn't expecting to take a step back this season.
City Roundup

Classic honors Briggs' Pennell

During his time playing for the Briggs High School boys basketball team, 1992 graduate Tony Rice found what he calls a "father figure" in former coach Paul Pennell.
Whetstone Roundup

Boys relay, diver seek return to state

Four of the Whetstone High School boys swimming and diving team's five Division II state competitors from a year ago have returned.
Boys Basketball

Arway dies after battle with cancer

Former Whetstone High School boys basketball coach Kevin Arway died Dec. 7 after a more than two-year battle with cancer.
Super 25 football team

Latiolais rarely came off field for Bulldogs

With the first undefeated regular season in the Heath High School football team's 53-year history on the line Oct. 28 against Johnstown, Aaron Latiolais was ready for the challenge.
Whetstone Roundup

Boys team striving for winning season

Three starters have returned to help the Whetstone High School boys basketball team in its quest for its first winning season in six years.
City League Roundup

Beechcroft boys intend to contend in North race

Starting in 1995, the only teams to represent the City League-North Division in the league championship game have been the Northland and Brookhaven high school boys basketball teams.