90-Day Archive


Comets to face Patriots for district title

The Central Crossing High School softball team advanced to its first Division I district final since 2012 by rallying past ninth-seeded Hilliard Bradley 6-2 in a semifinal May 16 at Pickerington Central.
Ready Roundup

Track squads begin postseason at district

Despite being a freshman, Lauren Whitt began the postseason as a strong candidate to win a district championship for the Ready High School girls track and field team.

'Hounds struggle at plate in loss

The Grove City High School baseball team endured a season that included struggling to get a key hit at opportune times.
Boys Tennis

Grove City hopes to become more consistent

The Grove City High School boys tennis team's record seemed to back up coach Ron Smith's thoughts on the Greyhounds' consistency.
Track & Field

Pole vaulter just misses league mark

For a moment, Julia Swallows had a piece of history.

Warhawks’ Peak, Comets’ Gant, Pacers’ Huck toss no-hitters

Play in the Division I district softball tournament May 11 included a trio of no-hitters.

Coaches inspire sons to follow in their footsteps

It's easy to underestimate how much of an impact a coach can have until he or she is not doing it anymore.
Ready Roundup

Softball squad starting to 'do all the right things'

Ready High School softball coach Jen Goff likes the spot her team is in heading into the Division III district tournament.
Boys Tennis

Bennett likes having rare skill in hand

Being ambidextrous, Sam Bennett is well aware that he's something of a rarity.

Comeback victories spark Grove City

The Grove City High School softball team had a pair of comeback wins leading up to the Division I district tournament.

Comets pitchers coming up aces

Central Crossing High School baseball coach Scott Todd was pleased with his team's pitching during the regular season, but inconsistent defense and hitting led to a sub-.500 record.
Track & Field

Strong competition awaits 'Hounds in OCC

The Grove City High School track and field teams will try to crack the upper echelon of the OCC- Ohio Division when they participate in the league meet Thursday, May 12, and Saturday, May 14, at Big Walnut.

Area players shine for South in All-Star Classic victory

From a high school football talent perspective, central Ohio proved April 30 that its 2016 graduating class stacked up just fine compared to the rest of the state.

Greyhounds enduring rough stretch

Grove City High School baseball coach Ryan Alexander calls it the most disappointing stretch in his 13 seasons with the program.

Comets gain confidence, find rhythm

After enduring a losing season a year ago, Central Crossing High School softball coach Rona Dorsey thought her team was primed for a rebound this spring.
NFL Draft

Area players await ultimate opportunity

Since announcing Jan. 11 that he was making himself eligible for the NFL draft, Roger Lewis has endured everything from a strained hamstring to what seemed like an endless round of meetings to even some mostly sleepless nights.

Area players set for North-South All-Star Classic

Tyrece Speaight expects to run into some old friends this weekend.
Ready Roundup

Usner's decision benefits boys track team

Kyle Usner never realized what he was missing out on until this spring.

Greyhounds battling for league title

The Grove City High School baseball team entered the week looking to take a familiar path to an OCC-Ohio Division title.
Boys Tennis

Comets working to increase consistency

The Central Crossing High School boys tennis team has been looking for consistency and wins, and it enters this week with some of both.
Football (Full story)

Division I going back to four-region playoff setup

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has created another opportunity to honor some of its biggest and best football programs throughout the state, and it might save its member schools money along the way.
Track & Field

Comets win South-West for Morrow

Sweeping the boys and girls championships in the 14th annual Best of the South-West meet April 15 was big enough for the Central Crossing High School track and field program, considering it hadn't been done in six years.

'Hounds hoping to 'grow up pretty fast'

With just five players back from last season and with several girls in new positions, Grove City High School softball coach Ted Williams admits this season has been about teaching.
Boys Tennis

New lineup takes court for 'Hounds

As one of four seniors on the Grove City High School boys tennis team, Josh Riggs is looking forward to a successful final season with the Greyhounds.
Grove City Christian Roundup

Young baseball team shows improvement

After starting six freshmen last season and with just one senior on the roster this spring, the Grove City Christian School baseball team remains in a youth movement.

Comets look to improve in field

Although he was pleased with his team's 4-2 start, Central Crossing High School baseball coach Scott Todd said the Comets could have had an even better record to begin the season.
Ready Roundup

Softball squad hoping experience pays off

Last season, the Ready High School softball team nearly pulled an upset in a Division III district semifinal and won five more games than in 2014.
Girls Track & Field

Expectations high for Central Crossing

This offseason had a different feel for Central Crossing High School girls track and field coach Doug Boggs.
Ready Roundup

Baseball squad on right track

The improvement the Ready High School baseball team showed last season is part of what new coach Mike Kula views as a process of transformation.
Boys Track & Field

Greyhounds' youth must 'learn fast'

Jane Taylor has coached in the Grove City High School track and field program since 2004, and served as the Greyhounds' head coach since 2006.