90-Day Archive

Boys Lacrosse

Orange expects to endure growing pains

The loss of 16 players to graduation could mean growing pains for the Olentangy Orange High School boys lacrosse team.
Boys Swimming

Olentangy overcomes early struggles

It took more than a month for the Olentangy High School boys swimming and diving team to adjust to first-year coach Denise Berry's standards for training.
Girls Lacrosse

Olentangy plans to top last season

The Olentangy High School girls lacrosse team has some big goals this season.
Wrestling

Liberty enjoys banner season

The Olentangy Liberty High School wrestling team enjoyed what coach Mark Marinelli considers its best all-around season.
Girls Swimming

Orange's breakthrough 'only the beginning'

The Olentangy Orange High School girls swimming and diving team put together its best season, setting team records in every event except the 100-yard butterfly.
Wrestling

Orange coach Nicola resigns

Brian Nicola has stepped down as coach of the Olentangy Orange High School wrestling team.
Bowling

Orange boys 12th at state tourney

The Olentangy Orange High School boys bowling team didn't reach its goal of advancing to the championship round of the Division I state tournament March 14 at Wayne Webb's Columbus Bowl.
Girls Basketball

Patriots seek to build off successful season

Setting the program record for wins and earning its first league and district titles were among the accomplishments this season for the Olentangy Liberty High School girls basketball team.
Wrestling

Patriots' Furnas wins state title

Jonathan Furnas quickly went on the offensive against Lakewood St. Edward's Hunter Ladnier in the 132-pound final of the Division I state wrestling tournament.
Boys Basketball

Olentangy eliminated by surging Groveport

The Olentangy High School boys basketball team ran into a squad on the rise in the Division I district tournament.
Girls Basketball

Patriots top Coffman for district title

The historical differences between the Olentangy Liberty and Dublin Coffman high school girls basketball teams were not lost on the Patriots as they celebrated a Division I district championship last weekend.
Gymnastics

Braves' Morgan takes chance at state

In an effort to be more competitive in the state gymnastics meet, Emma Morgan added a more difficult dismount to her balance beam routine.
Hockey

Liberty 'played well' in reaching district semi

Finishing fifth in the league is not normally a route to a district semifinal, but the Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team was able to accomplish the feat.
Bowling

Orange boys heading to state

After having a losing record in the regular season, the Olentangy Orange High School boys bowling team advanced to state for the first time by winning its first district championship.
Wrestling

Liberty sends seven to Division I state tourney

The Olentangy Liberty High School wrestling team scored 128 points and finished second in the Division I district tournament for its highest district finish since winning its only title at that level in 2011.
District Bowling

Orange boys capture title, earn first state berth

After tying for eighth in the Central Ohio Bowling Conference-North Division at 4-8, the Olentangy Orange High School boys bowling team got on a roll at the right time.
Gymnastics

Olentangy's Morgan to compete in state meet

Junior Emma Morgan of the Olentangy High School gymnastics team will compete on the balance beam in the individual state meet Saturday, March 7, at Hilliard Bradley.
Bowling

Orange boys, girls qualify for district tournament

The Olentangy Orange High School girls bowling team advanced to district for the second consecutive season by finishing sixth (3,603) in the 38-team Division I sectional Feb. 27 at Columbus Square Bowling Palace behind champion Briggs (4,005).
Wrestling

Patriots win sectional, send 10 to district

The Olentangy Liberty High School wrestling team scored 235.5 points to win an 11-team Division I sectional tournament Feb. 28 at Newark ahead of runner-up Lancaster (212), capturing its first sectional title since 2011.
Swimming & Diving

Thatcher dominates, wins title

Cameron Thatcher felt added pressure when he saw that more than 30 friends and family members had traveled to Canton to watch him compete in the Division I state boys swimming and diving meet.
Girls Basketball

Loss of Horvath stings Braves

After earning district runner-up trophies in four of the past five seasons, the Olentangy High School girls basketball team set its sights on winning its first district title this winter.
Hockey

Liberty falls in overtime to UA in district semi

The Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team didn't play well enough during the regular season to qualify for the Blue Jackets Cup tournament, but the Patriots ended their season as one of the top four teams in the district.
Boys Basketball

Pioneers fall in district tournament opener

Colin Shepherd scored 26 points with five 3-pointers, but it wasn't enough for the Olentangy Orange High School boys basketball team in its Division I district tournament opener.
Girls basketball

Olentangy loses Horvath to knee injury

Morgan Horvath of the Olentangy High School girls basketball team is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury.
Girls Basketball

Pioneers expect tough matchup against Coffman

The Olentangy Orange High School girls basketball team’s first opponent in the
Hockey

Orange emphasizing discipline in postseason

Discipline may determine how far the Olentangy Orange High School hockey team can go in the postseason.
Swimming & Diving

Liberty's Thatcher aims high at state

Cameron Thatcher already has set a pair of records this season, earning the highest diving scores in state and Division I district meet history.
Boys Basketball

Olentangy to face Groveport in tournament

The Olentangy High School boys basketball team will get its first test in the Division I district tournament from Groveport.
Gymnastics

Morgan paces Braves in OCC-Ohio Division meet

The Olentangy High School gymnastics team placed third in the OCC-Ohio Division meet Feb. 14 at Dublin Coffman.
Wrestling

Patriots open facility, earn outright OCC title

The Olentangy Liberty High School wrestling team opened its new facility with a bang Feb. 12, beating Marysville 40-18 to win the OCC-Central Division championship outright.
Boys Basketball

Braves to face Cruisers in tourney opener

The Olentangy High School boys basketball team received the 20th seed for the Division I district tournament on Feb. 15.
Girls Basketball

Liberty comes close to perfect

During one of its practices early last summer, the Olentangy Liberty High School girls basketball team talked about how it was capable of beating every opponent on this season's schedule.
Swimming & Diving

Peroni leads Liberty to sectional championship

The Olentangy Liberty High School girls swimming team scored 317 points to win a nine-team Division I sectional Feb. 14 at Columbus School for Girls ahead of runner-up Dublin Jerome (173).
Hockey

Orange puts in overtime to win Blue Jackets Cup

Josh Rochon may have felt like he had "run a marathon," but the sophomore forward for the Olentangy Orange High School hockey team had enough energy to give the program its first Blue Jackets Cup championship.
Athletics

Orange hires two coaches

Olentangy Orange High School recently announced the hiring of two coaches.
Gymnastics

Orange ready for OCC meet

The Olentangy Orange High School gymnastics team will compete in the OCC-Capital Division meet Saturday, Feb. 14, at Dublin Coffman.
Girls Basketball

Olentangy, Liberty earn league titles

With wins Feb. 6, the Olentangy Liberty and Olentangy high school girls basketball teams both ensured that league title banners will be printed for their gyms.
Boys Basketball

Patriots clicking as tourney draw nears

Coach Greg Nossaman has the Olentangy Liberty High School boys basketball team playing at its best as games begin to have the most importance.
Wrestling

Liberty aiming for outright OCC-Central title

The Olentangy Liberty High School wrestling team will compete in its new facility for the first time Thursday, Feb. 12, when it plays host to Marysville in its OCC-Central Division finale.
Wrestling

Pioneers fall in second state tourney match

The Olentangy Orange High School wrestling team won one match in the Division I state team tournament Jan. 28 at Marysville before being eliminated.