90-Day Archive


Teams adapt for Thursday spotlight games

Although it was only the fourth game of the season, several Bexley High School football players had their pictures taken with a trophy after a 21-7 win over Whitehall on Sept. 15.
New Albany Roundup

Boys golfers roll to league title

Although the New Albany High School boys golf team already had the OCC-Capital Division championship in hand, the fourth and final round of the league tournament came down to a fifth-player tiebreaker.

Eagles set for improved Warriors

With little room for error as far as its postseason chances are concerned, the New Albany High School football team will play a somewhat familiar foe Friday, Sept. 23, when it visits Westerville North.
New Albany Roundup

Boys soccer team rises to occasion when trailing

New Albany High School boys soccer coach Johnny Ulry loved how his team handled adversity through the first three weeks of the season.

Eagles face another test in Gahanna

The New Albany High School football team will face a third 2015 playoff qualifier in its first four games when it plays host to Gahanna on Friday, Sept. 16.

Eagles face crucial game

New Albany High School football coach Pat Samanich begrudgingly lived with the Eagles' 35-28 season-opening loss at Reynoldsburg on Aug. 26.
New Albany Roundup

Mindset key for girls runners

The New Albany High School girls cross country team set a goal of fourth place or better in the season-opening Panther Classic on Aug. 27 at Pickerington North and fell one spot shy.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team cruises in opener, looks to start 2-0

The Columbus Academy football team will look to carry momentum from a dominating opening-night performance into its home opener Friday, Sept. 2, against Linden-McKinley.
New Albany Roundup

Volleyball squad making progress

Emily Leatherman called her transition to outside hitter for the New Albany High School girls volleyball team "a process."

ThisWeek set to tackle another football season

Two-a-days are a memory as are the scrimmages. Yes, another football season is set to kick off Thursday, Aug. 25, in central Ohio when Lancaster visits DeSales and Licking Valley is at Newark Catholic, and it's about time!
New Albany Roundup

Expectations high for girls soccer team

Coming off a season in which the New Albany High School girls soccer team won two postseason games for the first time in almost a decade and fell just short of its first Division I district championship, the Eagles have only one thing on their minds.

Vikings prep for opening game

Columbus Academy football coach Robin Miller had a simple message for his team as it prepared for its opener Friday, Aug. 26, at Grove City Christian.

Eagles set to face Raiders in opener

The New Albany and Reynoldsburg high school football teams figure they know each other about as well as two non-league foes can.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Goals unchanged for field hockey squad

The goals remain the same for the Columbus Academy field hockey team, but 26th-year coach Anne Horton said reaching them won't be easy.

Delaware geared up for Ironman's throngs

Athletes will need a mix of determination, training and toughness to overcome the biking, running and swimming courses at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon in Delaware.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

Len Iglar describes it as an addiction, or being similar to a cult.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Competitors motivated to test their mettle

Living in an enviable locale and closing in on a promotion in the Air Force, Beau Burkley didn't welcome his 40-pound weight loss.
New Albany Roundup

Tennis squad will use rotating lineup

Christina Vitellas has helped anchor doubles for the New Albany High School girls tennis team each of the past three years, and she fully expects to do so again as a senior.
Girls Tennis

New Albany’s Cash opts to compete against boys

Alex Cash still has a chance to complete her prep tennis career by advancing to four Division I state tournaments.
Week 6

OCC-Ohio features star power

Whether it's been playoff appearances or players moving on to the next level, the high school football teams that have competed in the OCC-Ohio Division in recent years were part of what was perhaps central Ohio's deepest league.

Cooke competes on international level

Summer break doesn't really exist for Tori Cooke, especially this year.
Track & Field

Jerwers qualifies for Junior Olympics

All Jett Jerwers wanted a year ago was to be better at football.
Field Hockey

Geiger finds 'perfect fit' at Harvard

Grace Geiger carefully thinks through her decisions in the classroom and on the playing field, employing a meticulously cerebral nature that has helped her excel academically and athletically.

Stingrays maintain GCLS supremacy

The Delaware Aquatic Racing Team won its eighth consecutive overall title during the Greater Columbus Swim League championship finals held July 18 and 19 at Highlands Park Aquatic Center in Westerville.