In the aftermath of a painful season-ending loss, Olentangy High School football coach Mark Solis spent more time lauding his senior class' achievements and looking forward to 2016 than dwelling on the game that had just slipped away from the Braves.
It might sound surprising to hear from a quarterback who is closing in on 7,000 career passing yards, but Olentangy High School's Deeb Haber long considered college baseball his future rather than football.
The Olentangy Liberty High School girls volleyball team started its Division I regional semifinal against Dublin Coffman on Nov. 4 at Hilliard Davidson making perhaps the one mistake it could not afford.
The Olentangy High School football team's defensive coaching staff knew early this week it would enjoy preparing for the third-seeded Braves' Division I, Region 1 second-round playoff game Saturday, Nov. 14, against Toledo Whitmer.
The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team could not overcome a slow start against top-seeded Thomas Worthington and lost 4-1 in a district final Oct. 31 at Dublin Jerome to finish 14-4-1 overall.
Junior quarterback J.D. Dayhuff was 17-for-30 passing for 244 yards and four touchdowns, but the Olentangy Orange High School football team came up short at Worthington Kilbourne and lost its season finale 31-28 in overtime Oct. 30.
A year after it lost to eventual state champion Lakewood St. Edward in a second-round playoff game in Mansfield, the Olentangy Liberty High School football team will return to northern Ohio for a first-round Division I, Region 1 contest.
Having not won a league championship in 15 years before last season, not to mention never having won a district title, the Olentangy High School girls soccer team could have claimed to be a relatively unknown commodity.
The Mark Solis who is in his third season as coach of the Olentangy High School football team wouldn't be possible without the Mark Solis who broke into the Division I ranks more than a decade ago at Elyria.
The Olentangy Liberty and Orange high school girls volleyball teams have played only once since Orange opened in 2008, but the Patriots and Pioneers set themselves on a collision course at the Division I district tournament draw.
Coach Vince Trombetti said his Worthington Kilbourne High School football team will play its "second playoff game" when it closes the regular season Friday, Oct. 30, at home against Olentangy Orange in OCC-Capital Division play.
The defense stepped to the forefront for the Olentangy Orange High School football team the past few weeks, and coach Zebb Schroeder said the same effort will be needed Friday, Oct. 23, against visiting Big Walnut.
The Olentangy High School football team is closing in on its second consecutive OCC-Capital Division championship, and potentially a home game in the first round of the playoffs, after making perhaps its loudest statement in coach Mark Solis' three seasons.