90-Day Archive

Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team looks to set tone in opener

The Grove City Christian School football team visits Columbus Academy on Friday, Aug. 28, with both squads looking for strong starts.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup

Volleyball team set for solid season

Throughout the preseason, Gahanna Lincoln High School girls volleyball coach Alisa Franklin saw enough steady play from her team to believe another solid season could be in the offing.

Gahanna gets early test in Warhawks

The Gahanna Lincoln High School football team visits Westerville Central on Friday, Aug. 28, for a season opener featuring teams with postseason aspirations.

Former Gahanna teammates face off in MLS

The last time he played in Mapfre Stadium, Saad Abdul-Salaam stood with Wil Trapp and their teammates on the Gahanna Lincoln High School boys soccer team as they hoisted the Division I state championship trophy on Nov. 14, 2009.
Columbus Academy Roundup

New girls coach putting stamp on program

First-year Columbus Academy girls soccer coach Ahmad Benjamin is hoping to instill his philosophies and strategies with his new program.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup

Boys soccer team deep, senior-laden

Shortly after every season, the Gahanna Lincoln High School boys soccer coaching staff talks with the expected returnees about what role each potentially could play the following year.
Girls Tennis

Gahanna shooting for top spot in league race

After finishing second in the OCC-Ohio Division each of the last three seasons, the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls tennis team isn't keeping it a secret that it's aiming for the top this fall.

Boys team shows mental toughness

In their seven seasons leading the program, Gahanna Lincoln High School boys golf co-coaches Judy Ratzenberger and Lori Scott always have stressed the importance of factors such as being mentally tough on the course.
Week 6: Nos. 1-5

Upper Arlington squad broke barrier, tops list

The 2000s were a groundbreaking era for high school football in central Ohio.

Area squads ready for preseason tests

During its preseason schedule, the Dublin Coffman High School football team will tune up for the coming season by facing a pair of teams that qualified for the playoffs last fall and another program that has been a postseason regular the last two-plus decades.
Surburban East Swim League

Eastmoor secures varsity championship

The Eastmoor Swordfish set Suburban East Swim League meet records in five events en route to winning their third consecutive Varsity Division championship July 23 at Gahanna Swim and Racquet Club.
Week 5: Nos. 6-10

Greatness doesn't hinge on title

Over the last 25 seasons, three central Ohio high school football teams in Division I, two in Division II, five in Division III, one in Division IV, two in Division V and one in Division VI attained their ultimate goal of winning a state championship.
Greater Columbus Swim League

Stingrays cruise to another championship

The 55th season of the Greater Columbus Swim League ended in familiar fashion, with the Delaware Aquatic Racing Team winning its seventh consecutive overall title.

Spielman camp mixes instruction, fun

Chase Ungerott said he didn't know who Chris Spielman was before participating in the Chris Spielman Football ProCamp on July 14 and 15 at Dublin Coffman High School.
Women's Golf

Hughes relies on short game to win Franklin County title

Gahanna Lincoln High School graduate Emily Hughes is tuning up for the start of her collegiate golf career in the best way possible, not only competing in summer tournaments but winning.
Week 4: Nos. 11-15

Luck factors into playoff runs

When Scott Wetzel thinks back to what helped the Big Walnut High School football team capture the 2007 Division III state championship, he remembers having a group of hard workers who developed a special bond.
Week 3: Nos. 16-20

CCL teams enjoy lasting impact

Although the Watterson High School football program has struggled to a 15-25 mark over the last four seasons, it isn't far removed from when it rivaled any team throughout central Ohio in terms of success.
Country Club Swim League

Kinsale, Jefferson defend division titles

Record-setting performances helped Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club and Jefferson Country Club repeat as champions in their respective divisions of the Country Club Swim League meet July 9 at Ohio State.

Area trio pursue dream with Copperheads

Three area high school graduates are pursuing their ultimate dream while playing for the Southern Ohio Copperheads baseball team this summer.
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Cullen named interim Lions AD

Dustin Cullen has been involved with Gahanna Lincoln High School athletics for seven years.