90-Day Archive

Boys Cross Country

Panthers boast veteran lineup

Danny Reynolds of the Hilliard Darby High School boys cross country team is hoping to make a return trip to the Division I state meet this season, and the junior wants to take some of his teammates with him.

Dawgs open Lanza era against 'Cats

Mike Lanza realizes his Grove City High School football team will receive a test in his first game as coach.

Jaguars see familiar style in Cardinals

The season opener between the host Hilliard Bradley High School football team and Thomas Worthington on Friday, Aug. 29, has the makings to be a quick game.
Girls Cross Country

Strong state meet is focus for Davidson

Based on its performance in the Division I state meet last year, the Hilliard Davidson High School girls cross country team has elevated its expectations.

Northmont to bring plenty of firepower

Hilliard Darby High School football coach John Santagata said his defense will need to account for several explosive offensive players in its season opener Friday, Aug. 29, at home against Clayton Northmont.
Boys Soccer

Jaguars hoping last year's lessons carry over

The Hilliard Bradley High School boys soccer team is coming off its most successful season, in which it won its first OCC-Cardinal Division title and its first Division I district championship.
Girls Soccer

Wildcats expecting few growing pains

Injuries forced Hilliard Davidson High School girls soccer coach Joe Divida to go with a much younger lineup than he would have preferred last season.
Boys Golf

Better start essential for Wildcats

The Hilliard Davidson High School boys golf team overcame a slow start a year ago to develop into one of the area's top teams by season's end.
Girls Golf

Jaguars set sights on return to district

Now in its sixth season, the Hilliard Bradley High School girls golf team has its sights on making it to the Division I district tournament for the third consecutive season.
Girls Tennis

Young players to lead Darby

The Hilliard Darby High School girls tennis team is much younger than it was a year ago after losing six players to graduation.

Funds being raised for Davidson facility

Behind a parent-driven effort, Hilliard Davidson High School hopes to add a strength-and-conditioning facility.
Track & Field

Rispress, Austin excel for Buckeyes

Armand Austin and Jordan Rispress had different vantage points when they competed for the Ohio State men's track and field team at the NCAA Division I outdoor championships.
Women's Lacrosse

Blatt sees bright side of being targeted

Tory Blatt has been the focus of attention by opponents of the Otterbein University women's lacrosse team.

Papp named coach at Darby

Although Shawn Papp currently is preparing for the football season at Hilliard Darby High School, he still is excited about next spring when he will lead the softball program.

New ADs share desire to excel

Although Nathan Bobek, Chris Ludban and Eric Ryan realize a rivalry exists amongst their programs, the athletics directors at Hilliard Bradley, Darby and Davidson high schools have a common goal.
Boys Track & Field

Davidson boys delivered as team reached potential

Hilliard Davidson High School boys track and field coach Jim Smith believed his team had the ability to put together one of its best seasons in program history.
Girls Track & Field

Bradley enjoyed 'great season'

Hilliard Bradley High School girls track and field coach Thom Nees was disappointed that no members of his team qualified for the Division I state meet.
Track & Field

Motley pleased with state finishes

Phillipie Motley wanted to end his career with the Hilliard Davidson High School boys track and field team on a high note.
Track & Field

Darby's Reynolds gains state berth

Last year as a freshman, Daniel Reynolds of the Hilliard Darby High School boys track and field team was demoralized after being passed by Olentangy Liberty's Zach VanGundy at the finish line in the 1,600 meters in the Division I regional meet.
Boys Lacrosse

Chemistry keys success for Panthers

The Hilliard Darby High School boys lacrosse team had a record-setting season, and according to fifth-year coach Rob Schmeling, its success was on and off the field.