90-Day Archive

Football

Area players shine in All-Star Classic victory

From a high school football talent perspective, central Ohio proved April 30 that its 2016 graduating class stacked up just fine compared to the rest of the state.
Local Roundup

Rahmaan drops time in hurdles

Beechcroft High School senior Rodell Rahmaan said he was given the option of playing wide receiver or outside linebacker for the Urbana University football team next season after being one of the City League's best players at both positions for the Cougars last fall.
DeSales Roundup

Top of batting order leading baseball team

DeSales High School baseball coach Tom Neubert has no doubt his team's offense can hold up its end of the bargain as the Stallions seek their first Division II district championship since 2012.
Football

Area players set for North-South All-Star Classic

Tyrece Speaight expects to run into some old friends this weekend.
City Notes

Briggs softball goals remain

Goals rarely change for the Briggs High School softball team.
DeSales Roundup

Adjustments paying off for Barber

Cameron Barber racked up a combined 20 wins as a pitcher for the DeSales High School softball team the past two seasons, which helped the senior secure a scholarship to play for Ohio Dominican University.
Softball

DeSales’ Barber pitches perfect game

DeSales High School softball pitcher Cameron Barber threw her first career perfect game April 18, striking out 11 in a 7-0 win at Watterson.
City Notes

Eastmoor boys look to defend track title

Eastmoor Academy boys track and field coach Jason Lewis has bad news for opponents who think his team might have a down season after losing four athletes who competed at the Division II state meet last season.
DeSales Roundup

Defense keys girls lacrosse team

If the DeSales High School girls lacrosse team's defense has made its job look easy thus far this season, it has been by design and feverish offseason work.
DeSales Roundup

Boys track team happy with opener

The DeSales High School boys track and field team won five events in the season-opening Newark Invitational on April 2, finishing just seven points out of first place.
Local Roundup

Depth key to Northland girls track team's success

The Northland High School girls track and field team doesn't have any seniors in its program after finishing third in the City League meet last season, but that doesn't mean it isn't one of the league favorites again this spring.
Women's Basketball

Peterson helps send Syracuse to title game

Syracuse University has become synonymous with the three weeks of each year known as "March Madness" because of what its men's basketball program has accomplished the past four decades under coach Jim Boeheim.
DeSales Roundup

Volleyball team set for more success

His team is no stranger to playing on the big stage, but eighth-year DeSales High School boys volleyball coach Andy Feltz still notices what he called "a starry-eyed" quality to the Stallions as they prepared for this season.
DeSales Roundup

Girls team looks to build on last season

The only thing on the DeSales High School girls lacrosse team's mind is improving on last year's historic season.
Women's Basketball (Full Story)

Peterson sparks Orange’s run to Final Four

Syracuse University has become synonymous with the three weeks of each year known as “March Madness” because of what its men’s basketball program has accomplished the past four decades under coach Jim Boeheim.
Track & Field

DeSales’ Ervin to compete in Australian event

DeSales High School junior James Ervin has been selected to participate in the Down Under Sports Tournament this summer in Australia.
Wrestling

Central Crossing's Teacher named Super 12 captain

Kameron Teacher is not your typical heavyweight wrestler.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight winter sports season

With the winter season having concluded, it's time to announce our Athletes of the Year.
Girls Basketball

New Albany's Cobb named Super 12 captain

New Albany High School girls basketball coach Jeff Blunt attributed Meche'la Cobb's outstanding senior season to one particular evolution in her game.
Boys Basketball

Northland's Towns named Super 12 captain

Last season, Northland High School boys basketball player Seth Towns shared Division I district Player of the Year honors with 2015 Newark graduate Jordan Dartis and was named ThisWeek Super 12 captain.
DeSales Roundup

Boys team falls short of state berth

Fighting his emotions, Caden Sanchez of the DeSales High School boys basketball team took little stock in the possibility that the Stallions' Division II regional runner-up finish might have exceeded expectations.
Girls Basketball

New Albany's Cobb named Super 12 captain

New Albany High School girls basketball coach Jeff Blunt attributed Meche'la Cobb's outstanding senior season to one particular evolution in her game.
City League Notes

Warriors, Nubians advance to girls state tourney

The opponents the Eastmoor Academy and Africentric Early College girls basketball teams will face in their respective state semifinals should present difficult challenges, but the Warriors and Nubians like where they stand.
DeSales Roundup

Boys team rallies to win district title

An early 12-point deficit for the DeSales High School boys basketball team in a Division II district final March 4 seemed to shellshock the standing room-only crowd at Worthington Kilbourne.