90-Day Archive

Week 4

OCC-Cardinal teams pack punch

The high school football programs that made up the OCC-Cardinal Division the last three seasons have attempted to find success over the years by carving their own identities.
Swimming

Scioto ends New Albany's title run

Knowing what was at stake, New Albany Country Club and Scioto Country Club swimmers of all ages took turns crowding around a whiteboard on which results were posted as the Private Country Club Athletic League championships wound down July 11 at Ohio State.
Week 3

OCC-Capital schools explored

When high school football teams begin league play this fall, one group that will be in for a big shakeup are the members of the OCC-Capital Division.
Women's Tennis

DiLorenzo excelling with Buckeyes

Francesca DiLorenzo is brimming with confidence entering her sophomore season as an Ohio State women's tennis player.
Club Soccer

Ohio Premier boys win U16, U18 regional titles

The Ohio Premier club soccer program never had won a regional championship before June 29.
Week 2

Series continues with LCL, MSL

Well before the rebirth of the Licking County League and the expansion and realignment of the Mid-State League in 2013, small-school programs from the Central District were known for producing some of the state's best high school football talent.
Diving

Dinsmore edged for berth in Olympics

David Dinsmore fell one spot short of his first Olympic Games, but the 2015 graduate of New Albany High School commanded respect after his performance in the men's 10-meter platform diving final at the Olympic Diving Trials on June 26 in Indianapolis.
Week 1: CCL and City League

Series names each school's best

Over the past two-plus decades, central Ohio high school football has made its mark in just about every way imaginable.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce our Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:
Club Soccer

Area teams primed for Midwest Regional Cup

The 216 club soccer teams competing in the Midwest Regional Cup have so little room for error that even a tie in pool play can end the chances of playing for a championship.
Cross Country (Full Story)

Galbreath named New Albany boys coach

John Galbreath has been involved with the New Albany High School cross country program at some level for 25 years, and soon he’ll be back where he started.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys track team adds to state tradition

The Columbus Academy boys track and field team added to its rich tradition this spring.
New Albany Roundup

Girls squad set to return strong unit

If a positive was to be taken from the New Albany High School girls lacrosse team's loss in a Division I state semifinal, it was that eight starters are expected to return from the Eagles' first team to reach a state tournament since 2013.
MLB Draft Roundup

Bosiokovic, Dawson, Kent, Sergakis, Sexton selected

Ronnie Dawson, a 2013 Licking Heights High School graduate and a junior at Ohio State, was selected by the Houston Astros in the second round of the MLB draft June 9.
Memorial Tournament

McGirt picks up first PGA Tour win

The third consecutive playoff produced the third consecutive first-time winner at Muirfield Village Golf Course.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Baker defends state title in 800

Moments after defending his state title in the 800 meters June 4 at Ohio State, Columbus Academy's Logan Baker focused on what he thought was more important: His team.
New Albany Roundup

Fenster wins title in wheelchair 800

For whatever reason, Michael Fenster of the New Albany High School boys track and field team is more comfortable in distance events than in sprints.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Warstler helps pair of girls relays reach state

Columbus Academy senior runner Cobi Warstler is looking forward to competing at Ohio State for the final time during her prep career.
New Albany Roundup

'Quiet Storm' gets runners on track

As far as New Albany High School girls track and field coach Otis Winston is concerned, Donnisa Edmonds no longer is the athlete who spends most of her time at meets keeping herself company, wearing headphones and dark glasses.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys tennis squad striving for state success

Columbus Academy boys tennis player Jacob Wareti hopes to reach the pinnacle in his sport when he competes in the Division II state tournament Friday, May 27, and Saturday, May 28, at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason.
New Albany Roundup

Boys tennis team sending three to state

Perfection is a little more special this year for Graeme Green.
New Albany Roundup

Frye sparks boys team in OCC meet

Max Frye worried about individual placement starting this week.
Commentary

Coaches inspire sons to follow in their footsteps

It's easy to underestimate how much of an impact a coach can have until he or she is not doing it anymore.
New Albany Roundup

Tennis team united in its goals

Harrison Lippy's personal motto is "you always want to have the last cheer," signaling a victory or a championship.