90-Day Archive

Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team gets back to work after win

First-year Columbus Academy football coach Robin Miller let his team celebrate its opening 33-0 win over Grove City Christian on Aug. 28, but it was back to work the following day in preparation for Linden-McKinley.
New Albany Roundup

Girls runners eyeing regional

As New Albany High School girls cross country coach Herb Gregory reflected on last season, when freshmen made up the majority of the roster, he made what he did not consider a bold prediction.

Eagles look to rebound from loss

Coming off different results in marathon opening-week games, the New Albany and Westerville Central high school football teams now are preparing to resume a series that has featured plenty of excitement of its own.

Eagles, Raiders set for battle

It will be a tall task for the fourth installment of the season-opening series between the New Albany and Reynoldsburg high school football teams to top the third.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team looks to set tone in opener

The Grove City Christian School football team visits Columbus Academy on Friday, Aug. 28, with both squads looking for strong starts.
New Albany Roundup

Volleyball team wins with balance

New Albany High School girls volleyball coach Karen Morlan believes balance has been the key to the Eagles having racked up 34 wins the past two seasons.
New Albany Roundup

Boys team has room for growth

Johnny Ulry's tenure as coach of the New Albany High School boys soccer team began with a win against his former team, Hilliard Darby, albeit in a scrimmage.
Columbus Academy Roundup

New girls coach putting stamp on program

First-year Columbus Academy girls soccer coach Ahmad Benjamin is hoping to instill his philosophies and strategies with his new program.

Area athletes bring home medals

A pair of divers from New Albany won junior national titles while competing for the Ohio State Diving Club in the 2015 USA Diving National Championships in Orlando, Fla.
Girls Tennis

Eagles look to take next step in team tourney

For having not lost a league match since joining the OCC nine years ago, the New Albany High School girls tennis team entered this season thinking it has something to prove.

Boys shooting for another OCC title

The first time he coached the New Albany High School boys golf team, Andy Moore didn't have many chances to talk to his golfers during competition.
Week 6: Nos. 1-5

Upper Arlington squad broke barrier, tops list

The 2000s were a groundbreaking era for high school football in central Ohio.

Windle establishes 'darn good' legacy

So lofty are Drew Windle's standards he says he never hit his peak in his final collegiate season, which happened to feature his third consecutive NCAA Division II indoor and outdoor national championships in the 800 meters.

Dinsmore misses cut at World Championships

New Albany High School graduate David Dinsmore finished 15th in the 10-meter diving semifinals at the FINA World Championships on Aug. 1 in Kazan, Russia, failing to advance to the finals.
Week 5: Nos. 6-10

Greatness doesn't hinge on title

Over the last 25 seasons, three central Ohio high school football teams in Division I, two in Division II, five in Division III, one in Division IV, two in Division V and one in Division VI attained their ultimate goal of winning a state championship.
Surburban East Swim League

Eastmoor secures varsity championship

The Eastmoor Swordfish set Suburban East Swim League meet records in five events en route to winning their third consecutive Varsity Division championship July 23 at Gahanna Swim and Racquet Club.
Week 4: Nos. 11-15

Luck factors into playoff runs

When Scott Wetzel thinks back to what helped the Big Walnut High School football team capture the 2007 Division III state championship, he remembers having a group of hard workers who developed a special bond.
Private Country Club Athletic League

New Albany enjoys continued domination

It makes little difference to the New Albany Country Club swimming team whether it is competing in the Country Club Swim League, which it dominated the past five years, or the new Private Country Club Athletic League.
Greater Columbus Swim League

Stingrays cruise to another championship

The 55th season of the Greater Columbus Swim League ended in familiar fashion, with the Delaware Aquatic Racing Team winning its seventh consecutive overall title.

Spielman camp mixes instruction, fun

Chase Ungerott said he didn't know who Chris Spielman was before participating in the Chris Spielman Football ProCamp on July 14 and 15 at Dublin Coffman High School.

New Albany's Sherwood signs with Blue Jackets

Kole Sherwood was 3 years old when the Columbus Blue Jackets began play in the National Hockey League, and a year later he entered learn-to-skate classes at Chiller Easton.
Week 3: Nos. 16-20

CCL teams enjoy lasting impact

Although the Watterson High School football program has struggled to a 15-25 mark over the last four seasons, it isn't far removed from when it rivaled any team throughout central Ohio in terms of success.

Bostic having 'great time' in pro game

In his professional football career and in life, Westland High School graduate Caleb Bostic believes he has found a formula for success.

Eagles hire four coaches for fall

Fourteen years removed from his first stint as New Albany High School boys golf coach, Andy Moore is embracing the challenge of moving from team-oriented sports back to one that spotlights individual achievements.