90-Day Archive

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.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Lieb sets mark for career wrestling wins

Senior Andrew Lieb began eyeing the record for most wrestling victories at Watkins Memorial High School as a sophomore.
Prep Notes

Newark Catholic set for tourney

With a smaller and younger look than a year ago, the Newark Catholic High School boys basketball team has had its share of ups and downs this winter.
Licking Heights Roundup

Yeager eyes success in final postseason

Ty Yeager will be seeking to make up for lost time when he and his Licking Heights High School wrestling teammates begin the postseason Saturday, Feb. 28, in a Division I sectional at Newark.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Boys to face Gahanna in tournament

The Watkins Memorial High School boys basketball team is preparing for the Division I district tournament, knowing it needs to play its best game of the season right out of the gate.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Girls team takes momentum into tourney

The Watkins Memorial High School girls basketball team will enter the postseason with momentum after closing the regular season on a six-game winning streak.
Licking Heights Roundup

Girls squad out to show it can grow

The Licking Heights High School girls basketball team snapped a nine-game losing streak by beating Northridge 63-50 on Feb. 11 to finish the regular season 6-16 overall.
Prep Notes

Newark girls team closing in on OCC title

Its biggest goals still remain, but this season hasn't been lacking in memorable moments for the Newark High School girls basketball team.