After two lopsided victories the past two weeks, the Upper Arlington High School football team begins perhaps the most challenging part of its schedule Friday, Sept. 25, when it plays host to Olentangy Liberty in a meeting of two expected OCC-Central Division title contenders.
Olentangy Liberty High School students chanted "storm the field, storm the field" after the Patriots football team defeated host Olentangy 24-21 on Sept. 4, breaking a five-year losing streak against its intra-district rival.
The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team has had a lot of work to do during the offseason after losing nine players to graduation, including Miami University recruits Kendall Hunker and Madelyn Passerella.
Senior quarterback Alex Lando hopes the Olentangy Liberty High School football team will be able to check off one of its preseason goals when it opens Friday, Aug. 28, at home against intra-district rival Orange.
Kris Miller has a green group of players in his second season as coach of the Olentangy Orange High School boys golf team, but the time spent on the course this summer could help the Pioneers compete like veterans.
During its preseason schedule, the Dublin Coffman High School football team will tune up for the coming season by facing a pair of teams that qualified for the playoffs last fall and another program that has been a postseason regular the last two-plus decades.
Over the last 25 seasons, three central Ohio high school football teams in Division I, two in Division II, five in Division III, one in Division IV, two in Division V and one in Division VI attained their ultimate goal of winning a state championship.