90-Day Archive

New Albany Roundup

Hockey team hopes to take next step

When Tanner Hays got in on the ground floor with the New Albany High School hockey team three years ago, he could not have pictured that by the time he began his senior season, the Eagles already would have two division championships and a promotion within the Capital Hockey Conference.
Super 12 Boys Soccer Team

Skillful Strickler sparked Cardinals

When it comes to analyzing Kristo Strickler’s game, St. Charles Preparatory School soccer coach Chris Vonau struggles to find a flaw.
Athletes of the Year

Honorees highlight 2016 fall season

As the fall season winds down, it’s time to announce our Athletes of the Year.

Eagles' run ends in regional final

Tears brimmed in Pat Samanich's eyes but did not fall as the New Albany High School football coach addressed his team after its final game this season.
Track & Field

Glenn taking over New Albany girls team

Amy Glenn couldn’t convey her excitement enough after being named New Albany High School’s new girls track and field coach Nov. 16.
Super 12 Girls Soccer Team

Hensley stands tall in goal for Gahanna

Kaylee Hensley told herself she just needed to save the first shot and she’d be OK.

Seniors help raise bar for Vikings

The 11 seniors on the Columbus Academy football team helped set "a new standard" for the program.

Eagles prep for Perry's ground game

As the New Albany High School football team returned to the regional final round for the first time in three years, coach Pat Samanich felt like he saw a lot more of his team than usual this week.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Freshman leads girls runners at state meet

Columbus Academy freshman runner Annalise Grammel hopes this was only the beginning for her and the girls cross country team in the Division III state meet.
New Albany Roundup

Boys soccer team edged in regional semifinal

For the first 50 minutes of a Division I regional semifinal Nov. 2, the New Albany High School boys soccer team flipped the script on St. Charles from the teams' first meeting this year.

Eagles set to tangle with Scioto

As far as Kaleb Thompson is concerned, the New Albany High School football team's run to a Division II, Region 7 semifinal can be boiled down to two basic elements: focus and pride.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team ends playoff drought

In his second season, Columbus Academy football coach Robin Miller helped guide the Vikings back to the playoffs.
New Albany Roundup

Boys soccer squad captures first district title

Riley Burch of the New Albany High School boys soccer team stopped short of saying the Eagles' first Division I district championship could be the start of a new era for the program, but not too far.

Eagles to face West in playoff opener

The New Albany High School football team is making its eighth playoff appearance, but considering this is the Eagles' first time doing so since 2013, it's a new feeling for all their players.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team needs win, help for playoffs

The Columbus Academy football team will look to bounce back from its first league loss and move closer to a postseason berth when it plays host to London on Friday, Oct. 28.

DeHass delivering big plays for New Albany

Brandon DeHass has made a slew of big plays for the New Albany High School football team the past three weeks, as his 11.8 yards per carry average might indicate.
New Albany Roundup

Spiess ties for ninth at state golf tourney

Bad weather forced Logan Spiess of the New Albany High School boys golf team to wait an extra day to compete in the Division I state tournament.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team to face tough test in Bexley

Robin Miller has watched film of the Bexley High School football team, and the Columbus Academy coach has only one answer for defeating the Lions: a total-team effort.
New Albany Roundup

'Great test' awaits Spiess at state

Logan Spiess has been in a hurry to get to the Division I state boys golf tournament for more than a week.

Eagles face 'tall task' against Franklin Heights

In the life of New Albany High School football coach Pat Samanich, Thursday nights in the fall are for family time before Friday nights are taken up by games.

Eagles’ White might miss Franklin Heights game

The New Albany High School football team might play its biggest game to date this season without its star running back.
New Albany Roundup

Volleyball team earns league title

The New Albany High School girls volleyball team doesn't know exactly when, but at some point "2004" no longer will be alone on its banner in the gymnasium.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Entire tennis lineup advances to district tourney

The Columbus Academy girls tennis team will be well represented in the Division II district tournament Thursday, Oct. 13, at home and Saturday, Oct. 15, at Upper Arlington.
New Albany Roundup

Girls tennis team ready for sectional

Jessica Von Zastrow has had a revolving door of partners at second doubles for the New Albany High School girls tennis team this season, but the postseason will feature some familiarity.