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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
As far as Tanner Cline is concerned, the groundwork for New Albany High School winning its fifth consecutive Ralph Young All-Sports trophy for the OCC-Capital Division began around the time the Eagles won their first.