90-Day Archive


Golden takes leave of absence

Delaware Hayes High School football coach Mike Golden has taken a leave of absence after being diagnosed with lung cancer.

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.
Big Walnut Roundup

Football squad eager to start OCC play

David Hunt of the Big Walnut High School football team can't help but anticipate the start of the OCC-Capital Division schedule.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Volleyball team enjoys turnaround

The Delaware Hayes High School girls volleyball team has made a major turnaround this season after finishing 3-20 overall and 1-13 in its final season in the OCC-Capital Division a year ago.
Big Walnut Roundup

Boys soccer team looking for answers

Since winning its season opener, the Big Walnut High School boys soccer team has struggled to produce goals and stop opponents from scoring them.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Football squad to face Scioto in OCC opener

The Delaware Hayes High School football team displayed its depth and senior leadership to remain unbeaten through three games and was hoping to carry that momentum into its contest against Mansfield Senior on Sept. 16.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Conahan leading defensive charge

Even though the Delaware Hayes High School football team was allowing an average of 14.5 points through its first two contests, standout senior linebacker Grant Conahan wasn't thrilled with the way the Pacers finished a 21-16 win over Marysville on Sept. 2.
Big Walnut Roundup

Borland making impact for girls cross country team

Colbi Borland's strategy has been pretty simple in preparing for a race with the Big Walnut High School girls cross country team.

Big Walnut preparing to face Cardinals

The Big Walnut High School football team will play host to a St. Charles squad on Friday, Sept. 9, that is adjusting to life without one of its standout players in Davionn Johnson.

Moore proving to be dual threat at quarterback

As quarterback of the Delaware Hayes High School football team, senior Cullen Moore appreciates the occasional pass play on first or second down in coach Mike Golden's run-oriented wing-T offense.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Boys soccer team wins league opener

The Delaware Hayes High School boys soccer team defeated Hilliard Darby 1-0 in its OCC-Cardinal Division opener Aug. 31 and was 2-1 overall before playing Whetstone on Sept. 1.
Big Walnut Roundup

Girls soccer team increases scoring

In reaching a Division II district final a year ago, the Big Walnut High School girls soccer team had to manufacture goals, with corner kicks and free kicks creating the best scoring opportunities.
Big Walnut Roundup

Improvement key as football squad eyes Wolves

Big Walnut High School football coach Joe Weaver will be looking for something specific as his team prepares to take on a very familiar opponent in week 2.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Football team turns focus to Monarchs

The Delaware Hayes High School football team snapped a long losing streak in its series with Marysville last season, beating the Monarchs 21-7.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Dublin native 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.
Big Walnut Roundup

Football team seeks fresh beginning

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.
Delaware Hayes Roundup

Veteran football squad to open with Buckeye Valley

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.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

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

Boys golf squad counting on Kelly

Senior David Kelly has taken over the top spot for the Delaware Hayes High School boys golf team after two-time Division I state qualifier Grant Godfrey graduated last spring.
Big Walnut Roundup

Nelson eager to develop first-year girls golf team

Audrey Nelson first touched a golf club when she was 5 years old. That passion put her on a path to excite and teach others about the sport.
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.
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.