90-Day Archive

Football

Vikings prep for opening game

Columbus Academy football coach Robin Miller had a simple message for his team as it prepared for its opener Friday, Aug. 26, at Grove City Christian.
Commentary

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!
Columbus Academy Roundup

Goals unchanged for field hockey squad

The goals remain the same for the Columbus Academy field hockey team, but 26th-year coach Anne Horton said reaching them won't be easy.
Football

Lions ready for first test of season

Although both programs lost several key players to graduation, the Gahanna Lincoln and Westerville Central high school football teams again enter the season with postseason aspirations.

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.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

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

Girls soccer team impresses McGee

A winner of 300 games for five programs as well as state championships in 1995 and 2011 at DeSales, Gahanna Lincoln High School girls soccer coach Bob McGee still finds it challenging to discern the strengths and weaknesses of his players during his first season with a new team.
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.
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.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup

Optimism abounds for girls golf team

During one of the rounds of the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls golf team's preseason tryouts, sophomore No. 1 player Kayla Davis was paired with some of the Lions' expected junior varsity competitors.
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.
Commentary

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.
Spotlight

White, Blankenship busy honing crafts

Taking advantage of time off from school seemed to be the last thing on the minds of Gahanna Lincoln High School graduates Jake Blankenship and Evan White this summer.
Football

Lowery transfers to Gahanna

Michael Lowery, who started most of last season at quarterback for the Pickerington High School North football team, has transferred to Gahanna.
Updated 4:40 p.m. Aug. 1

Gahanna football team to lose four coaching days for violations

The Gahanna Lincoln High School football program is losing four coaching days during the summer of 2017, according to a letter sent from the Ohio High School Athletic Association to the school district dated July 28.
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.
Swimming & Diving

Stingrays maintain GCLS supremacy

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.
Swimming

Eastmoor wins fourth straight SESL title

George Melikian and Tyler Mansfield both won three individual events to lead the Eastmoor Swordfish to their fourth consecutive Varsity Division title during the Suburban East Swim League championships July 21 at Gahanna Swim and Racquet Club.
Golf

Worthington to play in PGA Championship

Wyatt Worthington II, a 2005 Groveport Madison High School graduate who lives in Reynoldsburg, is one of four graduates of the PGA Golf Management University program to earn a PGA Championship berth this year.
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.