90-Day Archive

Licking Heights Roundup

Girls track squad wins home meet

Senior Alexis Sanidad was a part of three championships to lead the Licking Heights High School girls track and field team to the Hornet Invitational title April 12.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Boys track team running well through midseason

The Watkins Memorial High School boys track and field team continues to flex its muscles as it sprints its way past the middle of its schedule.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Baseball team generating offense

The Watkins Memorial High School baseball team could win quite a few games this season if it continues to hit the ball the way it did in its first six contests.
Licking Heights Roundup

Softball squad looks to clean up

Winning five of its first six games was nice, but the Licking Heights High School softball team realizes the challenging part of the schedule is still ahead.
Licking Heights Roundup

Field events to lead boys track squad

Led by senior Bryan Justice, the Licking Heights High School boys track and field team expects to be strong in field events this season.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Deep boys track team 'strong across the board'

With a handful of Division I regional qualifiers and 21 letterwinners having returned, the Watkins Memorial High School boys track and field team is looking to duplicate last season's success.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Baseball team to focus on pitching

Watkins Memorial High baseball coach Don Schone knows pitching depth will be vital if his team is to build on last season.
Licking Heights Roundup

Challenging schedule awaits baseball squad

On paper, the Licking Heights High School baseball team appears to be entering a new era at an inopportune time.
Licking County Prep Notes

Newark is eager for next season

Newark High School boys basketball players wished they had been on the other side of the awards ceremony March 8 at the Fairgrounds Coliseum, as the team was handed a Division I district runner-up trophy for the third consecutive season.
Wrestling

Hornets adapted to new league

The Licking Heights High School wrestling team continued to build for the future as it adapted to a new league and stronger postseason competition.
Licking County Prep Notes

Newark Catholic girls team wins district title

During the 10-game winning streak the Newark Catholic High School girls basketball team put together to close the regular season, only two victories came by single digits and the final six came by an average of 20.5 points.
Wrestling

Lieb 'proud of finishing eighth'

Watkins Memorial High School junior Andrew Lieb slapped hands with his coaches and gave an emotional fist pump after beating Mount Vernon's Matteo Lybarger 5-3 to secure placing in the Division I state tournament that concluded March 1 at Ohio State.
Licking County Prep Notes

Newark Catholic boys seeking district title

The Newark Catholic High School boys basketball team moved closer to what it hopes will be a fourth Division IV district title since 2009 by beating 20th-seeded Delaware Christian 49-29 in a second-round Feb. 26 as Conor Keck scored 21 points.
Licking Heights Roundup

Boys basketball team ousted by Tri-Valley

Its first appearance in the Division I district tournament wasn't much different from its first season in the LCL for the Licking Heights High School boys basketball team.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Overlooked Lieb proves toughness on mat

Watkins Memorial High School junior Andrew Lieb wrestled with a chip on his shoulder during the Division I district tournament and got the results he wanted, placing fourth at 132 pounds to qualify for the state tournament that concluded March 1 at Ohio State.
Licking Heights Roundup

Five wrestlers advance to district

In its first season in Division I, the Licking Heights High School wrestling team advanced five competitors to the district tournament, equaling last year's total in Division II.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Sectional proves valuable for young wrestling team

Four members of the Watkins Memorial High School wrestling team advanced out of the Division I home sectional Feb. 15.
Licking Heights Roundup

Boys team opens tourney at Tri-Valley

The Licking Heights High School boys basketball team was unable to get a home game in the Division I district tournament, but the Hornets will not travel to Franklin County unless they reach a district semifinal.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Confidence lacking for boys squad

Inconsistency continued to plague the Watkins Memorial High School boys basketball team as the regular season wound down.
Licking County Prep Notes

Newark hires Kopachy as coach

A pair of struggling high school football programs in Licking County will have new coaches.