90-Day Archive

Coffman Roundup

Goals remain high for volleyball team

Losing a five-member senior class that included a first-team all-American means that the Dublin Coffman High School girls volleyball team entered this season with more uncertainty than in much of its current stretch of nine consecutive league and Division I district championships.
Jerome Roundup

Improved offense vital for field hockey team

In 11 of its 12 losses last season, the Dublin Jerome High School field hockey team was shut out.
Scioto Roundup

Girls runners motivated, setting high goals

After being denied two major goals last season, the Dublin Scioto High School girls cross country team entered this season refocused.

Coffman, Scioto ready to square off

Community bragging rights will be on the line when the Dublin Coffman and Scioto high school football teams meet Friday, Sept. 2, at Scioto.

Celtics, Gales set to battle

As the Dublin Jerome High School football team reviewed film of its season-opening 58-0 win at Logan on Aug. 26, coach Bob Gecewich warned his players that a much bigger challenge awaits in week 2.
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.

ThisWeek set to tackle another football season

Two-a-days are a memory as are the scrimmages. Yes, another football season is set to kick off Thursday, Aug. 25, in central Ohio when Lancaster visits DeSales and Licking Valley is at Newark Catholic, and it's about time!

Irish look to slow down Wildcats

Former OCC-Cardinal Division rivals Dublin Scioto and Westerville South will help kick off the high school football season Friday, Aug. 26, at South.

'Rocks expect to play two quarterbacks

The Dublin Coffman High School football team opens the season without having settled on a starting quarterback.
Scioto Roundup

New girls soccer coach likes team's focus

Doug Williamson brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his new position as Dublin Scioto High School girls soccer coach.

Celtics, Logan ready to face off

The Dublin Jerome High School football team put together a solid season a year ago under first-year coach Bob Gecewich.
Jerome Roundup

Girls soccer team motivated by tournament loss

The Dublin Jerome High School girls soccer team tried not to let an upset loss in the postseason overshadow a season in which it won a league championship and earned the top seed for the Division I district tournament.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

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

Delaware geared up for Ironman's throngs

Athletes will need a mix of determination, training and toughness to overcome the biking, running and swimming courses at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon in Delaware.
Coffman Roundup

Boys soccer team loaded with talent

With a background coaching for club, high school and college programs, Brian Stoddard has gotten the opportunity to work with skilled players at several levels.
Women's Golf (Full Story)

Linnenbom edges Dean for Franklin County title

Jamie Linnenbom can relate to Riley Dean’s first experience playing in the Franklin County Women’s Golf Tournament.
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.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Competitors motivated to test their mettle

Living in an enviable locale and closing in on a promotion in the Air Force, Beau Burkley didn't welcome his 40-pound weight loss.
Jerome Roundup

Girls golfers in familiar position

The Dublin Jerome High School girls golf team finds itself in a similar position to where it was a year ago at this time.
Scioto Roundup

Dyson expected to lead boys golf squad

Dublin Scioto High School boys golf coach Todd Hardesty believes senior Austin Dyson has the potential to emerge as one of the top golfers in the area.
Coffman Roundup

Talent abounds on girls squad

Some programs have problems, but the Dublin Coffman High School girls tennis team has a different type of issue as it prepares to open the season later this week.

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.
Women's Golf

Toth aiming high at Rollins College

Lexie Toth never has shied away from big dreams.

Malas hopes to impact Dayton in secondary

Reagan Malas was only three games into his college football career when he found himself in a familiar situation.
Girls soccer

Coffman’s Steiner to miss season with knee injury

Dublin Coffman High School junior Abby Steiner is expected to miss the coming girls soccer season with a knee injury, coach Costa Kalorides confirmed to ThisWeek on Aug. 1.
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.

Brotherly love set tone for Sawickis

Like many brothers, Mason and Brennen Sawicki have occasional battles.

Dublin Arctic wins NEW championship

A season after winning the North-East-West league championship by just 2.5 points, the Dublin Arctic swimming team ended up with a much more comfortable victory July 18 at Dublin Community Pool North.

Scioto ends New Albany's title run

Knowing what was at stake, New Albany Country Club and Scioto Country Club swimmers of all ages took turns crowding around a whiteboard on which results were posted as the Private Country Club Athletic League championships wound down July 11 at Ohio State.
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.

Kinsale, Jefferson earn CCSL titles

Just as it did last summer, everything fell into place for Kinsale and Jefferson in the Country Club Swim League meet July 12 at Ohio State.

Huesman enjoys 'steady' career at Dayton

Aaron Huesman relied on a strong work ethic during his prep and collegiate baseball careers.
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.

Jerome captures All-Sports Award

Dublin Jerome High School athletics director Ryan Walker pointed to a dedicated effort throughout the school year as a key to the Celtics winning their first Ralph Young All-Sports Award in the OCC-Cardinal Division.
Track & Field

Olatoye to throw on world stage

Sade Olatoye seemed to know exactly what she was doing when throwing the shot put and discus for the Dublin Coffman High School girls track and field team.
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.
U.S. Olympic Trials

Cottrell leads way for central Ohio swimmers

As far as her college coach is concerned, Andee Cottrell's improvement from the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials to those held last week in Omaha, Nebraska, exemplifies the essence of the sport.

Hall joins Coastal Carolina for title celebration

As Adam Hall and his Coastal Carolina University baseball teammates celebrated the school's first national title, a few hundred miles away Hall's high school coach reflected on his former player's achievement.