90-Day Archive

New Albany Roundup

Softball team advances to final

After the New Albany High School softball team defeated Groveport 5-1 in a Division I district semifinal May 19 at Pickerington Central, no one was immediately sure of the last time the Eagles won a district championship.
New Albany Roundup

Winters cruises at OCC-Capital meet

Karrington Winters of the New Albany High School girls track and field team is confident she has fully recovered from a left hamstring injury that cost her the chance to win four consecutive Division I state championships in the 400 meters.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Girls finish fourth, boys fifth at MSL track meet

The Columbus Academy boys and girls track and field teams began their pursuit of Division III state berths by competing in the district meet this week at Whitehall.
New Albany Roundup

Boys lacrosse team back on track

New Albany High School boys lacrosse coach Chris Brown is not 100 percent sure whether complacency caught up to the Eagles after a 5-1 start that included a 12-6 win at Dublin Jerome, the Division I state runner-up each of the past three years.
Baseball

New Albany beaten in record marathon

Only on the New Albany High School baseball team's second of three bus rides home from Big Walnut in recent days did coach Justin Grieger begin to appreciate what was happening.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys tennis squad gearing for sectional

The Columbus Academy boys tennis team is hoping to carry the momentum of winning another MSL-Ohio Division title into the postseason.
New Albany Roundup

Team works overtime to stay in race

Right in the middle of a logjam atop the OCC-Capital Division entering the final week of the regular season, the New Albany High School baseball team will stay on the field as long as possible to earn its first league championship since 2011.
New Albany Roundup

Girls team keeps foes guessing

With the back portion of his team's regular-season schedule arguably the toughest, New Albany High School girls lacrosse coach Dave Ferguson hopes some defensive tweaks set the tone for a strong finish and provide momentum for the postseason.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Bice takes over boys lacrosse program

It's not every day that high school players are coached by a retired professional athlete, but that's exactly what the Columbus Academy boys lacrosse team is experiencing every day.
New Albany Roundup

Wins not just imagined for softball team

Amid the inevitable hustle and bustle of their pregame routine, New Albany High School softball players find a few moments to bond not just with each other, but with the ball itself.
New Albany Roundup

Dunn takes lead role for boys lacrosse team

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.
Boys Tennis

New Albany to build on last season

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.
New Albany Roundup

Winters is back to lead girls team

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.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Dunkle looks to continue tradition of baseball team

Todd Dunkle hopes his experience and knowledge make a difference in his new position as coach of the Columbus Academy baseball team.
New Albany Roundup

Softball team shows versatility

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.
New Albany Roundup

Boys seek offensive balance

Considering that the New Albany High School boys lacrosse team returns three of its top five scorers from last year, fourth-year coach Chris Brown is excited to see how far the offense has progressed.
New Albany Roundup

Bowlers pleased with season

New Albany High School bowling coach Damian Hammond said his team consistently fulfilled or exceeded his expectations in its first year, right up to the final day of its season.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Young boys squad is raising expectations

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.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys team upsets top-seeded Grandview

Nick Stringer came off the bench to help lead the Columbus Academy boys basketball team to its biggest win of the season March 7 at Grandview.
New Albany Roundup

Boys squad reaches semifinal

The last time the New Albany High School boys basketball team played in a Division I district semifinal, senior guard Austin Schaub was a sophomore who dressed but did not play.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Wilson propels girls swimmers to sixth at state

Columbus Academy senior Abby Wilson left her mark on the swimming and diving program.
New Albany Roundup

Pryor again places second at state

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.
Boys Soccer

Eagles forced to replace coach

The New Albany-Plain Local Schools’ budget cuts have hit home with the high school’s boys soccer team.
New Albany Roundup

Watters captures district diving title

Last year, Nikki Watters was the rookie in the Division I state diving meet.