Centennial Roundup

Volleyball squad sets high goals

The Centennial High School girls volleyball team will be seeking its fourth consecutive City League championship this season.
Watterson Roundup

Field hockey team takes to road

Janet Baird has guided the Watterson High School field hockey team to nine state tournament appearances and two state championships.
City Football

Cougars, Devils set for battle

A pair of defending league champions will match up when the Beechcroft High School football team travels Friday, Sept. 2, to Marion-Franklin for a non-league meeting of City programs.
Watterson Roundup

Football team set to face Scots

The Watterson High School football team's opponent in its season opener hasn't had a losing season since 2006.
City League Football

Northland looking to avenge loss to 76ers

The Northland High School football team is hoping its season opener turns out nothing like it did a year ago.
Football

Stars to kick off season against Grandview

The Grandview Heights High School football team has high aspirations this season.
Centennial Roundup

Boys soccer team striving for City title

With 18 letterwinners returning from a squad that finished 9-7-1 overall last fall, the Centennial High School boys soccer team is eyeing its first City League championship since 2010.
Watterson Roundup

Potential excites girls soccer coach

When she thinks about the latest group of players to come through her program, eighth-year Watterson High School girls soccer coach Alyx Portier sees a roster that is "a bit more technical, more fit and willing to work" than in some past years.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

Len Iglar describes it as an addiction, or being similar to a cult.
Watterson Roundup

Girls golfers rev up slate, eye state

Despite having no seniors a year ago, the Watterson High School girls golf team won at least a share of the MOGGL championship for the 13th consecutive season and qualified for the Division I district tournament.
U.S. Senior Open Championship

Scioto Country Club boasts rich tradition

Muirfield Village Golf Club gets the annual notoriety with the Memorial Tournament, but when it comes to golf in central Ohio, nothing matches the history at Scioto Country Club.
Centennial Roundup

Tennis team senses strong season

With four returnees and a strong newcomer, Centennial High School girls tennis coach Barbara Stevenson is excited about her 19th season.
Week 6

OCC-Ohio features star power

Whether it's been playoff appearances or players moving on to the next level, the high school football teams that have competed in the OCC-Ohio Division in recent years were part of what was perhaps central Ohio's deepest league.
Commentary

Mount Rushmore series shows area talent runs deep

Considering it's just three weeks until DeSales plays host to Lancaster and Licking Valley plays at Newark Catholic on opening night Aug. 25, it's officially time to get excited about the coming high school football season.
Week 5

Talent abounds in OCC-Central

Central Crossing High School football coach Chris Harr isn't sure what wrinkles in terms of strategy he'll see from opponents in the future of the OCC-Central Division, but he knows he'll be tested.
Week 4

OCC-Cardinal teams pack punch

The high school football programs that made up the OCC-Cardinal Division the last three seasons have attempted to find success over the years by carving their own identities.
Golf

Matta, Meyer raise money for Ronald McDonald House

Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer and men's basketball coach Thad Matta love promoting their programs while also raising money for a good cause.
Women's Soccer

Eagles FC shows steady growth in third season

Columbus Eagles FC players practice several nights a week and play games most weekends from Memorial Day to the middle of July, but some members of the third-year amateur women's soccer team are starting to find out they don't necessarily go off the clock.
Week 3

OCC-Capital schools explored

When high school football teams begin league play this fall, one group that will be in for a big shakeup are the members of the OCC-Capital Division.
Week 2

Series continues with LCL, MSL

Well before the rebirth of the Licking County League and the expansion and realignment of the Mid-State League in 2013, small-school programs from the Central District were known for producing some of the state's best high school football talent.