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.
After finishing 2-8 a year ago, the Big Walnut High School football team is looking for a fresh start and hopes to even its four-year series against Mansfield Senior when it plays host to the Tygers on Friday, Aug. 26, to open the season.
The Delaware Hayes High School football team will be seeking its fifth consecutive win and eighth in the last nine meetings against Buckeye Valley when it travels across town on Friday, Aug. 26, to kick off the season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.