90-Day Archive

Northridge Roundup

Volleyball squad is looking to take next step

The Northridge High School girls volleyball program might be on the rise.
Johnstown-Monroe Roundup

Offseason work key for boys team

An offseason filled with workouts could make a difference for the Johnstown-Monroe High School boys soccer team.
Northridge Roundup

Football team set to face Blue Lions

Shawn Hinkle has prepared the Northridge High School football team for its season-opening game, now the first-year coach is looking forward to seeing if the Vikings pass that test.
Johnstown-Monroe Roundup

Football squad eager to face Chillicothe in opener

Senior lineman Alex Catalogna never gets tired of playing on Fridays under the lights. And that feeling has added importance on the opening night of the season.
Johnstown-Monroe Roundup

Boys golfers seek continued success

The Johnstown-Monroe High School boys golf team is hoping for continued success after playing in the Division II state tournament and winning its fourth consecutive league championship last fall.
Northridge Roundup

Boys golf squad having fun, showing progress

Richard Scase is pleased with what he has seen in his first season as Northridge High School boys golf coach.
Week 6: Nos. 1-5

Upper Arlington squad broke barrier, tops list

The 2000s were a groundbreaking era for high school football in central Ohio.
College Spotlight

Barclay enjoying life in two sports

Time is a precious commodity for Kara Barclay.
Week 5: Nos. 6-10

Greatness doesn't hinge on title

Over the last 25 seasons, three central Ohio high school football teams in Division I, two in Division II, five in Division III, one in Division IV, two in Division V and one in Division VI attained their ultimate goal of winning a state championship.
Week 4: Nos. 11-15

Luck factors into playoff runs

When Scott Wetzel thinks back to what helped the Big Walnut High School football team capture the 2007 Division III state championship, he remembers having a group of hard workers who developed a special bond.

Spielman camp mixes instruction, fun

Chase Ungerott said he didn't know who Chris Spielman was before participating in the Chris Spielman Football ProCamp on July 14 and 15 at Dublin Coffman High School.
Week 3: Nos. 16-20

CCL teams enjoy lasting impact

Although the Watterson High School football program has struggled to a 15-25 mark over the last four seasons, it isn't far removed from when it rivaled any team throughout central Ohio in terms of success.

Injured Schulze on road to recovery

Running 10 miles, that was a snap for Meghan Schulze. The freak accident that happened afterward almost was too much to bear for the 2012 Johnstown-Monroe High School graduate.
Week 2: Nos. 21-25

Pickerington schools make mark

Although it posted back-to-back perfect regular seasons in 1976 and '77 and also had unbeaten regular seasons in 1980 and '92, it wasn't until 1999 that the Pickerington High School football team made its first appearance in a state semifinal.

Top Gun Showcase provides opportunity

Dublin Jerome High School football player Matthew Preininger hopes to make a favorable impression when he participates in Football University's Top Gun Showcase for the third consecutive year.

Area kids delving into sport at Dublin camp

Like many young children, Vikram Srikonda has begun playing traditional sports like basketball and baseball. He plans on trying out for soccer in the fall.
Boys Golf

Carlisle eager to solve Torrey Pines

John Carlisle headed west again with a better idea of what to expect.
Women's Soccer

Eagles FC gets first win, continues to progress

Eryn Weber has heard more than a few fans of the Columbus Eagles FC say that for as well as the second-year amateur women's soccer team has played so far this season, it should have won more than once in its first seven games.
Week 1: Honorable Mention

Series honors top football teams

The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.

Smith finds groove at Bowling Green

Time away from the game may have helped Matt Smith excel for the Bowling Green State University baseball team.