90-Day Archive

County Roundup

Newark girls set for more success

The Newark High School girls basketball team has done its best not to take for granted the success it has enjoyed the past two seasons.
Licking Heights Roundup

Girls squad banking on experience

With the bulk of last year's roster returning, the Licking Heights High School girls basketball team will be looking to improve on a 14-9 record and runner-up finish in the LCL-Buckeye Division.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Boys striving to 'get better every day'

The Watkins Memorial High School boys basketball team fell just short of reaching its major goal of a winning season a year ago by finishing 11-12 overall.
Division VI State Semifinal

Cuyahoga Heights 30, Newark Catholic 14

ORRVILLE — The Newark Catholic High School football team was run over for much of the first half of a Division VI state semifinal Nov. 25, and despite losing a fumble and coming up short on first-and-goal at Cuyahoga Heights’ 6-yard line to start the second half, it still was in the game.
Super 12 Boys Soccer Team

Skillful Strickler sparked Cardinals

When it comes to analyzing Kristo Strickler’s game, St. Charles Preparatory School soccer coach Chris Vonau struggles to find a flaw.
Athletes of the Year

Honorees highlight 2016 fall season

As the fall season winds down, it’s time to announce our Athletes of the Year.
Super 12 Girls Soccer Team

Hensley stands tall in goal for Gahanna

Kaylee Hensley told herself she just needed to save the first shot and she’d be OK.
Division VI Regional Final

Newark Catholic 41, Fort Frye 7

ZANESVILLE — Piece by piece, the Newark Catholic High School football team is coming together.
Football

Newark Catholic 20, Ready 14 (OT)

THORNVILLE — The Newark Catholic High School football team struggled on offense, but made several big plays on both sides of the ball and one on special teams to defeat Ready 20-14 in overtime in a Division VI, Region 23 semifinal Nov. 11 at Thornville Sheridan.
Football

Hornets fall in playoff opener

The Licking Heights High School football team qualified for the playoffs for the fourth time in five years, but was unable to win a first-round game for the third time during that stretch.
County Roundup

Green Wave rallies, wins playoff opener

For the second consecutive season, the Newark Catholic High School football team needed to dig deep during its postseason opener.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

White runs 'nice race' at state

The Watkins Memorial High School cross country teams were represented in the Division I state meet Nov. 5 at National Trail Raceway.
Football

Hornets end season on playoff loss to Franklin Heights

The Franklin Heights High School football team put on an offensive show through three quarters and then held on to defeat fifth-seeded Licking Heights 40-32 in a first-round Division II, Region 7 playoff game Nov. 4.
County Roundup

League sends three teams to playoffs; two advance

Among the five football teams in the LCL-Cardinal Division, three qualified for the playoffs and two advanced to the next round.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Three runners advance to state meet

The Watkins Memorial High School cross country program was represented by three runners in the Division I state meet Nov. 5 at National Trail Raceway.
Football

Hornets aim to stay on course

As a veteran of the postseason, the Licking Heights High School football team tries not to reinvent the wheel heading into the playoffs.
Licking Heights Roundup

Football team clinches share of LCL title

The Licking Heights High School football team entered its regular-season finale Oct. 28 against Licking Valley in good position to extend its season.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Runners advance to regional

The Watkins Memorial High School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Division I regional meet Oct. 29 at Pickerington North with the hope of qualifying for state.
Licking County Roundup

Green Wave back in playoffs

Since the Ohio High School Athletic Association instituted a playoff system in 1972, the number of times the Newark Catholic High School football team hasn't qualified can be counted on two hands.
County Roundup

Heath hoping to flip script

The Heath High School football team has lost to Johnstown each of the past five seasons, including 56-14 a year ago.