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.
With just one win heading into last season's Division I district tournament drawing, the Olentangy Orange High School girls basketball team received the 42nd seed among 47 teams and went on to get blown out by fifth-seeded Pickerington Central 74-33 in a first-round game.
After losing five games by nine or fewer points, Olentangy Orange High School girls basketball coach Bob Scott believes a 40-33 victory over Hartley on Jan. 14 represents evidence that his team is taking steps forward.
When seniors Patrick Balling, Brandon Bice, Connor Kruse and Jordan Ustaszewski joined the Olentangy High School boys bowling team as freshmen, coach Jim Brehm predicted they eventually would mature into formidable leaders.
Olentangy High School gymnastics coach Misty Lloyd-Matthews said her team didn't come close to reaching its potential in its first three meets, but she has chosen to view that as a positive rather than a negative.
Greg Nossaman reached a coaching milestone by earning his 300th career victory when the Olentangy Liberty High School boys basketball team defeated Hilliard Davidson 57-55 in overtime Jan. 9 in OCC-Central Division play.