90-Day Archive


Comets to face 'Cats in tourney

The Central Crossing High School softball team will close the regular season Thursday, May 7, at home against Jonathan Alder and then prepare for the Division I district tournament.

'Hounds win league title behind Antle

Since joining the Grove City High School baseball team late in his sophomore season, Chase Antle has developed into one of the top pitchers in the area.
Track & Field

Central Crossing focusing on state berths

The end goal for the Central Crossing High School track and field program is to be represented in the Division I state meet for the third consecutive year.
Ready Roundup

Hackney aims high in school, on softball field

With a little more than one year left as a student at Ready High School, junior Courtney Hackney is among the top 10 in her class in GPA and never has received a grade below an A-minus.
Grove City Christian Roundup

Blandin intends to build relationships as AD

Matt Blandin is accustomed to guiding small athletics programs.
Boys Tennis

Comets starting to see growth

The Central Crossing High School boys tennis team finally got its first win of the season April 27, and coach Dusty Rhodes hopes a patient, persistent approach will continue to pay dividends as the postseason looms.

'Hounds in better frame of mind

The Grove City High School softball team wants to prove a point in the second half of OCC-Ohio Division play.
Track & Field

'Solid' depth lifting 'Hounds girls

The Grove City High School girls track and field team will seek to sustain its undefeated record in invitationals when it participates Saturday, April 25, in the Elmo Kallner Invitational at Hamilton Township.

Greyhounds 'pressing the fundamentals'

After losing to OCC-Ohio Division contenders Pickerington Central and Gahanna, the Grove City High School softball team bounced back to defeat Lancaster 8-7 on April 17.

Comets hoping to spark offense

As the Central Crossing High School baseball team began the second half of the season, coach Scott Todd said finding consistency at the plate could key a turnaround.
Ready Roundup

Runners hope tweaks have them on track

For the first time in three decades, the Ready High School track and field program has someone other than Dean Tower as its coach.

Comets adjusting to Dorsey-less roster

For Central Crossing High School softball coach Rona Dorsey, it was bittersweet not being able to write Dorsey in her lineup before her team's first game this spring.
Grove City Christian Roundup

Baseball team rebuilds with seven freshmen

With just three returning players and six freshmen in the starting lineup for his team's opener, Grove City Christian School baseball coach A.J. McCampbell expects this to be a learning season.

Grove City looking to find groove

Despite its slow start, Grove City High School baseball coach Ryan Alexander said his team was close to breaking through.
Boys Track & Field

Greyhounds' Edah hoping to make leap at state

After enduring a sometimes-grueling offseason program, Koffi Edah of the Grove City High School boys track and field team hopes an extra 100 meters of work will add an extra race to his season.
Girls Track & Field

Jumpers, throwers sparking Comets

Central Crossing High School girls track and field coach Doug Boggs is confident enough in his field athletes' contributions to have ordered an extra shirt for himself and his athletes this season.
Boys Tennis

Kennedy eager to help Grove City improve

The slang term "breaking ankles" often is a compliment in sports, because it infers that an athlete is so successful that an opponent can't do anything to stop him.
Ready Roundup

Baseball squad looks to progress

When Ready High School baseball coach Nate Hillery takes a look around his dugout, he sees a team with talent and potential.

Greyhounds remain confident

Despite losing six key players to graduation, no goals have changed for the Grove City High School softball team.

'Hounds expect to stay at high level

Since Ryan Alexander took over as coach of the Grove City High School baseball team in 2009, the Greyhounds have reached 20 wins in all six seasons.

Mattox places second at state

Central Crossing High School wrestling coach Jamie Ramirez was left looking for more after the Division I state tournament.
Boys Basketball

'Hounds fall short against Jerome in district final

When Greg Waits took over the Grove City High School boys basketball program 12 years ago, the Greyhounds adopted the motto of "go hard or go home."
Ready Roundup

Brooks settles for fifth at state

As it settled in that he had finished fifth in his first state wrestling tournament, Ready High School freshman Caleb Brooks found it difficult not to kick himself a bit.

Comets capture district title

After winning the program's first district title, the Central Crossing High School wrestling team is looking for more.
Grove City Christian Roundup

Coach optimistic about future of boys program

Grove City Christian School boys basketball coach Chris Timlin already is looking forward to next season.
Boys Basketball

Grove City defeats Davidson in district tournament

The Grove City High School boys basketball team earned a return trip to Marysville with a 77-69 win over visiting Hilliard Davidson in a Division I district tournament second-round game March 6.

'Hounds enjoy state experience

Jenny Seibert thought she was done competing for the Grove City High School gymnastics team after she tied for ninth on balance beam in the district meet Feb. 28 at Worthington Kilbourne.
Ready Roundup

Girls team falls in overtime in district final

During Joe Lang's 34-year tenure as coach, the Ready High School girls basketball team has made 12 appearances in district finals.

Comets sending nine to district tournament

The Central Crossing High School wrestling team had six champions Feb. 28 en route to a runner-up finish in a Division I sectional tournament at Marysville.
Ready Roundup

Boys bowlers advance to state tournament

One of Ready High School junior Chris McCarty's fondest childhood memories is of him and his family celebrating one of his birthdays at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl.