90-Day Archive

Licking County Prep Notes

Newark Catholic looks to contend

A year ago, the Newark Catholic High School baseball team lost seven regular-season games but found renewed vigor for the postseason and went on to earn a Division IV state runner-up finish.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Seniors key to success for baseball team

The Watkins Memorial High School baseball team has the chemistry and experience to deal with just about anything a short spring season can present.
Licking Heights Roundup

Talented duo pacing boys track squad

Although the Licking Heights High School boys track and field team lacks a lot of experience, seniors Curtis Richardson and Matt Gebremedhin are expected to be among the top performers in their events all season.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Baseball squad hopes to maintain momentum

Sometimes an unexpected break can be a good thing.
Licking Heights Roundup

Weather hindering softball schedule

Sophomores Cearra Smith and Hana Piatt helped the Licking Heights High School softball team throw an opening day party March 30 at Utica.
Licking Heights Roundup

Boys track team is 'young and hungry overall'

The Licking Heights High School boys track and field team returns several talented athletes who helped it finish third in the LCL last season.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Boys track squad showing balance

The Watkins Memorial High School boys track and field team is ready for another successful season despite losing a few key contributors from a year ago to graduation.
Licking Heights Roundup

Improvement expected for softball team

The Licking Heights High School softball team returns eight starters and expects to improve significantly on last season, when it finished 11-15 overall.
Girls Basketball

Newark's program moving upward

During J.R. Shumate's first season as Newark High School girls basketball coach in 2008-09, the Wildcats went 9-13 for their best record since going 11-10 in 2001-02.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Baseball squad to rely on pitching staff

A senior-laden Watkins Memorial High School baseball team will rely on a deep pitching staff as it looks to improve on last season's 16-9 overall record.
Wrestling

Warriors' Lieb places eighth at state tourney

Andrew Lieb capped a strong career with the Watkins Memorial High School wrestling team in the Division I state tournament March 12-14 at Ohio State.
Licking County Prep Notes

Newark girls advance to state

The Newark High School girls basketball team took a 23-game winning streak into its first Division I state tournament.
Wrestling

Hornets' Harrell gets win at state

Licking Heights High School sophomore Josiah Harrell will learn from his first appearance in the Division I state wrestling tournament, according to coach Bo Ramsey.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Lieb brothers advance to state tourney

The Division I state tournament was a family affair for the Watkins Memorial High School wrestling team, as senior Andrew Lieb and sophomore Alex Lieb were the Warriors' only representatives.
Prep Notes

Team play key for Newark in tournament

The Newark High School girls basketball team was far from a one-person show on its way to a Division I regional championship game.
Licking Heights Roundup

Harrell reaches state in wrestling

Sophomore Josiah Harrell represented the Licking Heights High School wrestling team in the Division I state tournament March 12-14 at Ohio State.
Licking County Prep Notes

Granville's Stone wins 100 backstroke title

During her four seasons competing for the Granville High School girls swimming and diving team, Abby Stone earned a spot on the Division II state podium 15 times and won four championships.
Licking Heights Roundup

Boys squad falls to Zanesville

The Licking Heights High School boys basketball team gave host Zanesville all it could handle for more than three quarters in a Division I district tournament second-round game March 5.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Liebs lead six wrestlers to district meet

The Watkins Memorial High School wrestling team had six representatives in the Division I district tournament March 6 and 7 at Hilliard Darby, including two sectional champions.
Licking Heights Roundup

Boys team is playing waiting game

The Licking Heights High School boys basketball team spent much of last week acting like stranded passengers at an airport, keeping busy while their situation was out of their hands.