90-Day Archive

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.
Swimming & Diving

Stingrays maintain GCLS supremacy

The Delaware Aquatic Racing Team won its eighth consecutive overall title during the Greater Columbus Swim League championship finals held July 18 and 19 at Highlands Park Aquatic Center in Westerville.
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.
Track & Field

Richards finds niche in 800 meters

She left high school as an accomplished sprinter as well as a strong cross country runner. However, 2014 Delaware Hayes graduate Emily Richards' run in college has taken a different course at Ohio Northern.
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:
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.
Football (Full story)

Division I playoff games moving to Friday

What many view as an almost sacred tradition will be a part of the postseason beginning this fall for central Ohio’s biggest high school football programs.
Baseball

Bosiokovic drafted by Rockies

Jacob Bosiokovic has taken his game to a new level.
Big Walnut Roundup

Jindra, girls track team exceeded expectations

The Big Walnut High School girls track and field team exceeded the expectations of coach Joe Evener this season, and it started with senior Ellie Jindra.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Huck named softball player of the year in Ohio

Madi Huck has never been one to take personal honors for granted, no matter how many she has accrued as a pitcher for the Delaware Hayes High School softball team.
Big Walnut Roundup

Baseball squad falls to Gahanna in regional semi

Senior center fielder Nick Moser of the Big Walnut High School baseball team was not dismayed after the Golden Eagles' 10-5 loss to Gahanna in a Division I regional semifinal May 26 at Dublin Coffman.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Track teams end season at regional

The Delaware Hayes High School boys track and field team scored in all four events in which it competed in the Division I regional meet held May 25 and 27 at Pickerington North, but did not have any state qualifiers.
Big Walnut Roundup

Jindra, Myers advance to state meet

Senior Ellie Jindra and sophomore Abe Myers of the Big Walnut High School track and field program both turned in strong performances on the first day of the Division I regional meet to qualify for state.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Softball season ended with 'punch in the gut'

The Delaware Hayes High School softball team had a season to remember despite its shocking loss in the Division I district tournament.
Big Walnut Roundup

Baseball team wins another district title

Led by the right arm of junior pitcher Henry von Hollen, the Big Walnut High School baseball team captured its second district championship in as many years.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Softball team has 'bad night,' upset by Patriots

The Delaware Hayes High School softball team's season came to a stunning end when it lost to 26th-seeded Olentangy Liberty 4-3 in a Division I district semifinal May 16 at Olentangy.
Delaware Christian Roundup

Baseball team falls in district tournament

The Delaware Christian School baseball team was eliminated from the Division IV district tournament with an 11-1, five-inning loss at fourth-seeded Danville in a second-round game May 13.
Softball

Top-ranked Delaware upset by Liberty

A strong start, along with two big plays in the seventh inning, helped the Olentangy Liberty High School softball team upset the state’s No. 1-ranked team in a Division I district semifinal May 16 at Olentangy.
Delaware Christian Roundup

Baseball team beats Granville Christian

The Delaware Christian School baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat 15th-seeded Granville Christian 4-3 in the first round of the Division IV district tournament May 12.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Boys lacrosse team wins league

The Delaware Hayes High School boys lacrosse team captured its third consecutive league championship and now has turned its attention to the postseason.