Ryan Dunn's 21 goals through five games more than doubled the total of the New Albany High School boys lacrosse team's second-leading scorer, but he shows little inclination to discuss his own achievements.
The New Albany High School boys tennis team has full confidence that it can build on its accomplishments of last season, when it advanced two doubles teams to the Division I state tournament and watched one of them place third.
It was no joking matter when Karrington Winters of the New Albany High School girls track and field team limped away from the Division I state meet last June, a nagging left hamstring injury having dashed her hopes of winning four consecutive 400-meter championships.
New Albany High School softball coach Patrick Finn lauded his team's versatility entering this season, saying this is the first group he's had in nine years containing multiple girls who can play multiple positions.
Following his team's season-ending loss to Marion Pleasant, Columbus Academy boys basketball coach Jeff Warstler consoled his seniors and then challenged his underclassmen to prepare for a longer run next season in the Division III district tournament.
Estee Pryor and Nikki Watters of the New Albany High School girls swimming and diving team couldn't have asked for a better way to cap their season than returning to the Division I state meet, just like last year.
While the New Albany High School boys basketball team has run out the same starting lineup virtually the entire season in search of its third consecutive OCC-Capital Division championship, the Eagles' bench has had time to develop.
Having served as defensive coordinator for the Licking Valley High School football team since 2008, Robin Miller can recall some competitive games against Columbus Academy when both were members of the MSL-Ohio Division.