The Olentangy High School boys bowling team is coming off one of its most successful seasons, during which it captured its first OCC-Capital Division title and advanced to the Division I district tournament.
First-year Olentangy Orange High School girls bowling coach Paul Brown has gone back to teaching the fundamentals of the game after coaching the Ohio State women's club squad the previous four seasons.
Even though the Olentangy Orange High School gymnastics team must replace its two leading scorers in 2014 graduates Danielle Chickerella and Hannah Reeves, coach Jen Hedrick is hoping that won't prevent the Pioneers from topping what they accomplished last season.
Denise Berry initially was worried about how her athletes on the Olentangy High School boys swimming and diving team would react to a training schedule that includes mandatory weightlifting twice per week at 6 a.m.
Michael Waun wanted to be part of a high school swimming and diving team while attending Norton from 1998-2002, but he had to settle for swimming for a club squad since the northeast Ohio school didn't have a program in place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.