90-Day Archive

Ready Roundup

Development of depth key for girls track team

With only one key senior a year ago in sprinter Carly Culbertson, the Ready High School girls track and field team came up just short of advancing to the Division II regional meet in several events and didn't have any state qualifiers.
Softball

Comets' play pleases coach

Central Crossing High School softball coach Rona Dorsey and her players could sense a renewed optimism once the season began.
Baseball

Grove City continuing to learn, battle daily

The Grove City High School baseball team climbed above .500 by sweeping host Olentangy Liberty 6-5 and 3-1 on April 12.
Track & Field

Comets, 'Hounds primed for Best of South-West

The Central Crossing and Grove City high school track and field teams both bring considerable motivation into the 12th annual Best of the South-West Invitational on Thursday, April 17, at Central Crossing.
Grove City Christian Roundup

McCampbell trying to build baseball team

A.J. McCampbell is excited about his new assignment as a high school baseball coach.
Track & Field

Comets look to learn on the run

Central Crossing High School track and field coach Doug Boggs combed through his boys and girls rosters after a practice last week, looking for names of athletes who contributed last year.
Track & Field

Confident Greyhounds start strong

Carmen D'Ippolito of the Grove City High School girls track and field team felt one gust of a headwind that occasionally reached 40 mph April 1 and figured she had no shot to begin her season in record-breaking fashion.
Baseball

Comets out to improve OCC finish

After setting the program record for wins in a season, the Central Crossing High School baseball team has its sights set on loftier goals this spring.
Ready Roundup

Softball team inspired by last year's state run

Ready High School softball coach Jen Goff told her players last season that she always believed they were capable of going deep into the Division III postseason because they had been prepared by a difficult regular-season schedule.
Boys Tennis

Greyhounds looking to build depth

Grove City High School boys tennis coach Ron Smith admits this is a rebuilding year for the Greyhounds.
Softball

Grove City seeks another title for program

Coach Ted Williams admits he sometimes glances at the outfield fence at Hutcheson Field, where program league and postseason titles are listed.
Boys Basketball

Ready's run ends in state semifinal

As he reflected on his team advancing to the Division III state tournament for the first time since 2010, Ready High School boys basketball coach Don Worstell talked about how he was pleased and proud of what the Silver Knights accomplished.
Basketball

Ready boys advance to state

A fond memory from senior forward Jimmy Hanley's youth came in March of his sixth-grade year when he made a trip to Athens to watch the Ready High School boys basketball team compete in the 2008 Division III regional tournament.
Basketball

League tested Grove City Christian boys

Competing in the MSL-Cardinal Division for the first time, Grove City Christian School boys basketball coach Chris Timlin was pleased that his team remained competitive despite a challenging schedule.
Ready Roundup

Boys basketball team wins district title

When Ready High School boys basketball coach Don Worstell placed his team in its Division III district tournament bracket at the drawing Feb. 9, he did so thinking long term.
Basketball

Grove City boys wanted more from season

Grove City High School boys basketball coach Greg Waits has set a high standard for his program.
Ready Roundup

Girls team captures fifth district title under Lang

Considering what transpired during a game against North Union earlier this season, the Ready High School girls basketball team had all the fuel it needed -- and a solid strategy -- for the rematch.
Wrestling

Central Crossing's Wimer places fourth at state

Josh Wimer led the way for a blossoming Central Crossing High School wrestling program.
Gymnastics

Maynard perseveres for 'Hounds at state

Erin Maynard had two major reasons to feel nervous and distracted heading into the individual state gymnastics meet March 1 at Hilliard Bradley.
Boys Basketball

Grove City holds off upset attempt

At this stage of the season, Grove City High School boys basketball coach Greg Waits realizes there's little room for error.
Boys Basketball

Greyhounds seeking sweep of Falcons

The Grove City High School boys basketball team will look for a season sweep of Franklin Heights when it plays host to the Falcons in the second round of the Division I district tournament Friday, Feb. 28.
Grove City Christian Roundup

Boys basketball team falls in tourney opener

The Grove City Christian School boys basketball team saw its season end with an 83-81 loss to visiting Morral Ridgedale in the first round of the Division IV district tournament Feb. 21.
Wrestling

Central Crossing sends four to state tournament

Josh Wimer has a goal to be first.
Gymnastics

Greyhounds' Maynard, Seibert advance to state

Erin Maynard and Jenny Seibert of the Grove City High School gymnastics team both will compete in the individual state meet Saturday, March 1, at Hilliard Bradley.
Swimming & Diving

Koethke ties for ninth at state meet

As the top seed for the 50-yard freestyle consolation final in the Division I state swimming and diving meet Feb. 22, Grove City High School's Kalvin Koethke set his sights high.
Ready Roundup

Girls bowlers win district, head to state for first time

The Ready High School bowling program had its first boys state qualifier in 2008 and its first girl at state in 2011.
Next Level

Several Ready athletes to compete in college

During a ceremony Feb. 14, Ready High School recognized several student-athletes who will be competing collegiately.
Wrestling

Comets send seven to district

The Central Crossing High School wrestling team had four sectional champions and advanced seven competitors to the Division I district tournament Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22, at Hilliard Darby.
Basketball

OCC primes Grove City boys for tournament

In his 11 seasons as Grove City High School boys basketball coach, Greg Waits always has asserted that the OCC-Ohio Division is the most competitive of the four OCC leagues.
Swimming & Diving

Koethke reaches state for Grove City

Kalvin Koethke of the Grove City High School boys swimming and diving team was 1.29 seconds faster in the 50-yard freestyle in the Division I district meet Feb. 15 at Ohio State than he'd been seven days earlier at sectional.