90-Day Archive

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.
Swimming

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.
Wrestling

Hammons to guide Lions

The Gahanna Lincoln High School wrestling program lost an experienced leader when Kyle Bentley stepped down in April to become an assistant coach at Otterbein.
Full story

Balawajder resigns as AD at Gahanna Christian

Balawajder said he had a solid working relationship with coaches, including Becky Grubich, who will guide the girls volleyball and middle school girls basketball teams this year.
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.
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.
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.
Club Soccer

Ohio Premier boys win U16, U18 regional titles

The Ohio Premier club soccer program never had won a regional championship before June 29.

Lions win third consecutive All-Sports Award

Having won at least a share of 12 consecutive league championships, the Gahanna Lincoln High School boys soccer team has entered the last several seasons as the favorite to win the OCC-Ohio Division title.
Week 1: CCL and City League

Series names each school's best

Over the past two-plus decades, central Ohio high school football has made its mark in just about every way imaginable.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce our Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:
Synchronized Swimming

Central Ohio girls set to compete in Junior Olympics

The merger between two central Ohio synchronized swimming programs has proven successful, as 24 area girls will be competing in the Junior Olympics Championships from Friday, June 24, though July 2 in Long Island, New York.
Club Soccer

Area teams preparing for Midwest Regional Cup

The 216 club soccer teams competing in the Midwest Regional Cup have so little room for error that even a tie in pool play can end the chances of playing for a championship.
Cross Country

OHSAA approves postseason changes

When the Ohio High School Athletic Association began combining boys and girls enrollments to determine postseason divisions for cross country in 2013, one of the coaches who expressed disappointed in the decision was Watterson’s Matt McGowan.
Girls Basketball

Morrison ready to take over for Hauser

The Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball program moved into a new era when coach Rick Hauser stepped down in May after 14 seasons, but new coach Betsy Morrison knows she's not entering a rebuilding situation.
Football (Full story)

Division I playoff games moving to Friday

What many view as an almost sacred tradition will be a part of the postseason beginning this fall for central Ohio’s biggest high school football programs.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys track team adds to state tradition

The Columbus Academy boys track and field team added to its rich tradition this spring.
Gahanna Christian Roundup

Baseball team learned lessons in 0-17 season

First-year Gahanna Christian Academy baseball coach Lamarr Fields said his team learned some valuable lessons this season.