90-Day Archive

Football

Olentangy to face La Salle in semi

The Olentangy High School football team had just won its first regional championship, and despite some smiles, high-fives and celebratory dancing in the locker room Nov. 21 at Westerville Central, at least one player did his best to downplay history.
Hockey

Liberty looking to grow, become cohesive unit

The Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team will have a different look and a different philosophy.
Girls Basketball

Orange coach pleased with players' effort

Since taking over as Olentangy Orange High School girls basketball coach in May, Bob Scott has been impressed with the work ethic and dependability he has seen from his players.

Spragg to play lacrosse at Walsh

Olentangy Orange High School senior Jenny Spragg signed Nov. 13 to play women’s lacrosse at Walsh University.

Five Braves sign to play lacrosse

Five Olentangy High School seniors signed Nov. 13 to play women’s college lacrosse.

Fitzgerald to play college lacrosse

Olentangy Liberty High School senior Kelley Fitzgerald signed Nov. 12 to play women’s lacrosse at Grand Valley State.
Football

Liberty enjoyed turnaround year

Coming off its worst finish since its inaugural season, the Olentangy Liberty High School football team rebounded with a year that included its first Division I playoff victory, a six-game winning streak and a second-place finish in the OCC-Central Division.
Football

Irish set to face top-seeded Braves

Dublin Scioto High School football coach Karl Johnson has seen plenty of film on Olentangy in 15 seasons with the Irish, but those Braves teams were different than the one Scioto will see in the Division II, Region 5 final Friday, Nov. 21, at Westerville Central.

Braves’ Horvath to play for Miami

Olentangy High School senior girls basketball player Morgan Horvath signed to play for Miami University.

Patriots’ Levering to play for Miami

Olentangy Liberty High School senior girls basketball player Kristen Levering signed to play for Miami University.

Olentangy’s Rose to play college baseball

Olentangy High School senior Nick Rose signed Nov. 12 to play baseball at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth.

Johnson to play college baseball

Olentangy Orange High School senior Tyler Johnson signed Nov. 12 to play baseball at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C.

Liberty baseball players pick schools

Olentangy Liberty High School seniors Cameron Comer, A.J. Kullman and Nick Parr signed Nov. 12 to play college baseball.

Chickerella to play lacrosse at Virginia

Olentangy Liberty High School senior Sam Chickerella signed Nov. 12 to play men’s lacrosse at the University of Virginia.
Girls Tennis

Brdicka, Jones energized Braves

Olentangy High School girls tennis coach Jeff Luxenburger said his program was energized by the run to the Division I state tournament made by the doubles team of junior Bri Brdicka and freshman Kathleen Jones.
Football

Pioneers lay 'foundation for future success'

Zebb Schroeder and the Olentangy Orange High School football team took a big step in his first season as coach.
Football

Braves ready to battle Wooster

In its first-round Division II, Region 5 playoff game, the Olentangy High School football team saw Ashland quarterback Grant Denbow make 53 pass attempts, completing 31, in the Braves' 35-6 win Nov. 7.
Boys Soccer

Patriots edged in state final

Joey Tallarico was the money man for the Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer team during its run to the Division I state tournament.
Football

Patriots to face mighty St. Edward

As part of his game planning this week, Olentangy Liberty High School football coach Steve Hale decided to reach out to some of his colleagues in central Ohio.
Football

Olentangy's Solis set to coach against friend

It will be teacher-versus-pupil when the Olentangy High School football team plays host to Ashland in a Division II, Region 5 first-round playoff game Friday, Nov. 7, but the relationship between Braves coach Mark Solis and Arrows coach Scott Valentine has few roots in football.
Football

Pioneers end season with loss to Kilbourne

With a 99 percent chance of reaching the playoffs with a victory, the Worthington Kilbourne High School football team did its part quickly Oct. 31, scoring on five of its first 16 plays to forge a 35-0 lead en route to a 42-0 win over host Olentangy Orange.
Girls Soccer

Olentangy ends season with loss to Shamrocks

The number two held positive and negative significance for the Olentangy High School girls soccer team after it lost to Dublin Coffman 2-0 in a Division I regional final Nov. 1 at Gahanna.
Cross Country

Wiles, Bower earn all-state honors for Liberty

Claire Wiles had competed twice before in the Division I state cross country meet, but this was the first time the senior was there with her teammates from the Olentangy Liberty High School girls team.
Football

Patriots preparing for battle-tested Whitmer

As the Olentangy Liberty High School football team prepares to play its first postseason contest since 2009, its opponent arrives battle-tested in the playoffs.
Boys Soccer

Patriots continue mastery of Coffman

Between OCC-Central Division and Division I regional final meetings, the Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer team has played Dublin Coffman eight times in four seasons.
Football

Pioneers put priority on seniors against Wolves

With one game remaining in the regular season, the Olentangy Orange High School football team has a chance to break even.
Field Hockey

Liberty falls in bid for district championship

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team controlled possession throughout the majority of its district final against Watterson.
Soccer

Olentangy girls win first district title

Playing into a wind that was between 10 and 15 mph for the first half of its Division I district final Oct. 25 against Pickerington North at Westerville South, the Olentangy High School girls soccer team took a cautious approach.
Cross Country

Wiles leads local state qualifiers

The Olentangy Liberty High School girls cross country team won its first Division I regional championship Oct. 25 at Pickerington North thanks in part to a first-place finish by Claire Wiles.
Football

Patriots focus on 1st postseason since '09

Up until now for the Olentangy Liberty High School football team, everything had been building toward a game between two unbeaten OCC-Central Division opponents that likely would settle the league championship.
Football

Braves win OCC title outright, staying 'hungry'

While the Olentangy High School football team hopes it has six games remaining -- a feat that would be possible only if the Braves advance to the Division II state final -- they can take satisfaction in having achieved one big goal.
Girls Volleyball

Orange loses to DeSales in district semifinal

Olentangy Orange High School girls volleyball coach Ed Marsman said his team played well against DeSales in a Division I district semifinal Oct. 23 at Whitehall.
Girls Tennis

Braves' Brdicka, Jones miss placing at state

Olentangy High School's Bri Brdicka and Kathleen Jones fell a match short of placing in the Division I state girls tennis tournament.
Cross Country

Wiles, Liberty girls team win district titles

Senior Claire Wiles won the Division I, district 3 race Oct. 18 at Watkins Memorial to lead the Olentangy Liberty High School girls cross country team to the championship.
Boys Golf

Patriots' McCloskey earns all-state honors

Cameron McCloskey capped a breakthrough season for the Olentangy Liberty High School boys golf team.
Girls Volleyball

Confidence, consistency key for Pioneers

The Olentangy Orange High School girls volleyball team plays fifth-seeded DeSales in a Division I district semifinal Thursday, Oct. 23, at Whitehall.
Soccer

Beaver leads Orange girls to tourney upset

The boys and girls soccer teams at each of the area's three high schools advanced to Division I district semifinals, but none made it to that stage quite like the Olentangy Orange girls.
Football

Patriots looking to derail Coffman

Scott Goodwill is ready for a change.
Field Hockey

Bursinger, Hunter lead way for Patriots against Orange

Led by Dani Bursinger and Mara Hunter, the Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team defeated visiting Olentangy Orange 11-0 in the first round of the district tournament Oct. 15.
Football

Undefeated Braves not letting up

As the Olentangy High School football team closes in on an undefeated regular season, every day will be tougher than the day before, according to coach Mark Solis.