90-Day Archive

Orange Roundup

Rubal shows drive on, off volleyball court

Sam Rubal always is striving to win.
Olentangy Roundup

Volleyball team aims for consistent effort

With the second half of OCC-Buckeye Division play set to begin Thursday, Sept. 22, Olentangy High School girls volleyball coach Michelle Mimna is not satisfied with the season to date.
Football

Pioneers striving to break .500 barrier

The Olentangy Orange High School football team is looking to move above .500 for the first time in more than two years.
Football

North, Liberty set for battle

A pair of teams which have proven to be tough to stop on offense and are off to 4-0 starts will meet when the Pickerington High School North football team plays host to Olentangy Liberty on Friday, Sept. 23.
Football

Braves trying to clear hurdles

The Olentangy High School football team hopes this week turns out better than last, perhaps the toughest stretch in coach Mark Solis' time with the program.
Liberty Roundup

Boys soccer squad set for tough stretch

Taking advantage of chances and limiting defensive mistakes are at the forefront of the Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer team's preparation considering the opponents on its coming schedule.
Football

Braves lose Kennedy to injury

The Olentangy High School football team will be without its top running back for the rest of the season.
Orange Roundup

Coach: Boys golfers taking too many risks

First-year Olentangy Orange High School boys golf coach Andrew Fraley is finding out the risk-reward scenario of having a young team.
Liberty Roundup

Hunter returns from leukemia

With six goals through the Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team's first seven games, senior Mara Hunter has stepped back into her role as offensive playmaker this season with apparent ease.
Olentangy Roundup

Jones' intensity pays dividends on tennis court

Kathleen Jones has a temper, and she wears it as a badge of honor.
Football

Braves, Shamrocks ready to get reacquainted

In a matchup 18 years in the making, the Olentangy High School football team will look to improve to 4-0 when it visits Dublin Coffman on Friday, Sept. 16.
Football

Zolkin provides punch for Pioneers

Matthew Zolkin felt like a stranger in a foreign land until he found a home with the Olentangy Orange High School football program.
Football

Respect key part of Wildcats-Patriots game

The Hilliard Davidson and Olentangy Liberty high school football teams believe they have a good handle on what to expect from the other when they meet Friday, Sept. 16, in a non-league game at Liberty.
Liberty Roundup

Mitchell shows heart of champion

Already a veteran of two Division I state tournaments, senior Kyle Mitchell is hoping this is the season his Olentangy Liberty High School boys golf team contends for the championship.
Football

Braves look to remain perfect

The last time the Reynoldsburg and Olentangy football teams met, the Raiders would go on to make the playoffs for the first time while the Braves were a usually middling program in a district that still had one high school.
Olentangy Roundup

Girls cross country team packed with contributors

Dwight Dewese was happy enough that his Olentangy High School girls cross country team recorded a perfect score in the season-opening Mount Vernon Kiwanis John Fair Invitational on Aug. 27.
Orange Roundup

Girls golf team battling for league title

Ashley Au and Riley Dean may have shot eye-popping numbers in the third round of the OCC-Cardinal Division tournament, but the two standouts on the Olentangy Orange High School girls golf team didn't want the focus to be on their performances.
Football

Patriots to welcome squad from Ontario

During its visit to central Ohio this weekend, Hamilton (Ontario) St. Thomas More will face an Olentangy Liberty High School football team that is off to a 2-0 start and then attend Ohio State's home game against Tulsa the next day.
Football

Pioneers set for first meeting with Celtics

A short week is no problem for the Olentangy Orange High School football team, according to coach Zebb Schroeder.
Football

Braves not resting on their laurels

All the while looking ahead to his team's home opener Friday, Sept. 2, against Grove City, Olentangy High School football coach Mark Solis gushed over how the Braves began their season.
Orange Roundup

Moore back to lead boys cross country team

Hunter Moore is back to lead the Olentangy Orange High School boys cross country team, giving fourth-year coach Adam Walters reason for optimism.
Liberty Roundup

Bower, Sprankle setting pace for girls runners

The depth throughout the Olentangy Liberty High School girls cross country program should pay dividends this fall.
Football

Liberty ready to face Glenville

The Olentangy Liberty High School football team will try to transfer the emotion and momentum that it enjoyed more than three hours away during its opener Aug. 26 into its home opener Friday, Sept. 2, against Cleveland Glenville.
Olentangy Roundup

Girls volleyball squad has high expectations

The fashion in which the Olentangy High School girls volleyball team closed out a season-opening 25-17, 23-25, 25-23, 28-26 win over Watterson on Aug. 22 was exactly the clutch performance coach Michelle Mimna wants to see on a regular basis.
Football

Pioneers look to rebound from OT loss

Coach Zebb Schroeder can't allow his Olentangy Orange High School football team to look back.
Wrestling

Mattox moves from Central Crossing to Olentangy Liberty

State champion wrestler Jaden Mattox will have a change of scenery for his junior season.
Football

Pioneers, Wolves ready for rematch

Vince Trombetti has been here before.
Football

Braves expects test in opener

The Hilliard Darby High School football team might not have done itself any favors with its early schedule.
Orange Roundup

Freshmen look to boost talented girls tennis team

Coach Susan Storrer has a young group in her first season leading the Olentangy Orange High School girls tennis team, but those players aren't short on talent.
Olentangy Roundup

Girls soccer squad features deep roster

Three years ago, Megan Kirsten reflected on her first season as Olentangy High School girls soccer coach and the lessons learned.
Football

Patriots will hit road to start season

Forced to find a new opening opponent after Olentangy Orange, the team it has played to begin each of the past four seasons, became a league opponent, the Olentangy Liberty High School football team decided to go out of town to open this season.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

Len Iglar describes it as an addiction, or being similar to a cult.

Delaware geared up for Ironman's throngs

Athletes will need a mix of determination, training and toughness to overcome the biking, running and swimming courses at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon in Delaware.
Liberty Roundup

Girls soccer team chasing state title

Phrases like "unfinished business" have been the theme throughout the locker room since the end of last season for the Olentangy Liberty High School girls soccer team.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Competitors motivated to test their mettle

Living in an enviable locale and closing in on a promotion in the Air Force, Beau Burkley didn't welcome his 40-pound weight loss.
Women's Golf (Full Story)

Linnenbom edges Dean for Franklin County title

Jamie Linnenbom can relate to Riley Dean’s first experience playing in the Franklin County Women’s Golf Tournament.
Liberty Roundup

First-year coach impressed with girls tennis team

It hasn't taken long for Will Thieman to feel at home in the Powell community.
Olentangy Roundup

Expectations high for girls golf team

Olentangy High School girls golf coach John Feasel isn't tiptoeing around expectations for this year's team.
Orange Roundup

Fraley hopes to see boys golf squad blossom

First-year coach Andrew Fraley will have a chance to watch his players on the Olentangy Orange High School boys golf team grow into varsity success.
Wrestling

Athletes' path to Rio runs through Columbus

For a pair of United States wrestlers, the road to the Summer Olympics went through the Ohio Regional Training Center in Columbus.