90-Day Archive

Columbus Academy Roundup

Ballinger caps career at state tennis tourney

Columbus Academy tennis player Andrea Ballinger has fond memories of her high school career.
New Albany Roundup

Cash falls in second round at state

Alex Cash of the New Albany High School girls tennis team needed only a few minutes to wash away the sting of a second-round loss in the Division I state tournament.
New Albany Roundup

Cash advances to state in tennis

Having participated in two Division I state tournament matches as a freshman, Alex Cash of the New Albany High School girls tennis team has a good idea about what to expect after qualifying again.

'Matty T' carries away the moment

The New Albany Middle School football team had just finished a 12-0 loss to visiting Gahanna South on Oct. 8, but few if any of the Eagles players seemed to care.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys golf team captures first state title since '99

After his team won its first state championship since 1999, Columbus Academy boys golf coach Craig Yakscoe was quick to recognize a supporter in attendance.
New Albany Roundup

Girls squad is showing progress

After a 3-0-2 start, the New Albany High School girls soccer team went 4-4-1 in its next nine games.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Bradburn back at state girls golf tournament

Columbus Academy's Chloe Bradburn will be making another trip to the Division II girls golf state tournament.

New Albany faces Olentangy with plenty on line

The game between the New Albany and Olentangy high school football teams Friday, Oct. 10, isn't a clash of undefeated teams as it was a year ago, but it still holds plenty of importance.
New Albany Roundup

Ward having fun with double duty

Considering that Jalen Ward has dual responsibilities for the New Albany High School football team, every bruise must heal that much quicker.

Athletes compete at world juniors

If Cameron Thatcher had his way, he'd have had more than two practices with his synchronized diving teammate before heading to the FINA World Junior Championships in September in Penza, Russia.
New Albany Roundup

Water polo team a work in progress

The New Albany High School club water polo team had practiced for barely a week when it went to its first competition, the Ohio Cup on Sept. 6 and 7 at Thomas Worthington.

DiLorenzo enjoys first U.S. Open

Sept. 1 turned out to be something of a landmark day in the tennis career of New Albany High School senior Francesca DiLorenzo.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Field hockey team focuses on steps before state

Columbus Academy field hockey coach Anne Horton is more concerned with focusing on immediate goals rather than looking too far ahead.
New Albany Roundup

Boys golf squad again wins OCC

After the New Albany High School boys golf team won the final round of the OCC-Capital Division tournament by 27 shots Sept. 10 at Clover Valley, coach Andrew Norman received a compliment he didn't expect.

New Albany set to battle DeSales

When the New Albany High School football team played DeSales for the first time in 2005, then-assistant coach Pat Samanich considered the Stallions to be "the defining program in how we wanted to build our program."
New Albany Roundup

Defense helps girls soccer team overcome adversity

Already down two players because of concussions sustained before the season, the New Albany High School girls soccer team was dealt another blow in its opening game when last year's top scorer, Megan Glass, was sidelined by a concussion.
New Albany Roundup

Volleyball squad looking to reload

Whether the New Albany High School girls volleyball team can match or exceed its program-record 18 victories from a year ago remains to be seen.

New Albany, Reynoldsburg seek strong start

With only two returning starters on offense and five on defense, the New Albany High School football team hopes to kick-start another successful season by winning its opener Thursday, Aug. 28, at Reynoldsburg.
New Albany Roundup

Boys cross country team has high expectations

This year is the last stand for New Albany High School boys cross country coach Chad Olinger and his team's top runners.
Academy Roundup

Football team to face Grove City Christian

The Columbus Academy and host Grove City Christian School football teams enter their opener Friday, Aug. 29, in similar situations.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys soccer squad working to meet expectations

The Columbus Academy boys soccer team is seeking another deep run in the Division III postseason.
New Albany Roundup

Girls soccer team to pick up tempo

For several reasons, New Albany High School girls soccer coach Chad Schuler has enough trust in this year's team to make some considerable changes.
New Albany Roundup

Boys golf team faces challenges

Two consecutive Division I state tournament appearances, not to mention four OCC-Capital Division championships in a row, indicate the kind of talent the New Albany High School boys golf team boasts seemingly every year.
Girls Tennis

Eagles build endurance for late-season run

A recent New Albany High School girls tennis team practice didn't end at the Eagles' new 10-court facility.