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.
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 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.
Although it entered the Division III district tournament on a four-game losing streak and had to settle for a share of the MSL-Ohio Division title, the Columbus Academy baseball team had high expectations.
Softball and hockey have been big parts of Kylie Wickiser's life for as long as she can remember, but the New Albany High School senior rarely stopped to consider how playing each sport has benefited her in the other.
Since announcing Jan. 11 that he was making himself eligible for the NFL draft, Roger Lewis has endured everything from a strained hamstring to what seemed like an endless round of meetings to even some mostly sleepless nights.