The way the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls track and field team celebrated after winning the state indoor championship March 7 at the University of Akron revealed to 27th-year coach Roger Whittaker a bit about its demeanor.
Coming off a season in which it went 28-3 overall and earned its fifth Division I district title in seven seasons, the Gahanna Lincoln High School softball team must fill holes in three of the most important positions on the field.
Following his team's season-ending loss to Marion Pleasant, Columbus Academy boys basketball coach Jeff Warstler consoled his seniors and then challenged his underclassmen to prepare for a longer run next season in the Division III district tournament.
With no players making first-, second- or third-team all-district and with none even averaging at least 10 points, the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball team ended the regular season by splitting its final six games and settling for third in the OCC-Ohio Division.
The offensive aggressiveness the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball team struggled to display while splitting its final six regular-season games seemed to be back in full force during the first two rounds of the Division I district tournament.
After his team couldn't hang on to a 10-point third-quarter lead and had its hopes of winning the outright OCC-Ohio Division title dashed, Gahanna Lincoln High School boys basketball coach Tony Staib met with his players for several minutes inside the visiting locker room at Pickerington Central on Feb. 20.