90-Day Archive

Girls Tennis

Braves' Brdicka, Jones miss placing at state

Olentangy High School's Bri Brdicka and Kathleen Jones fell a match short of placing in the Division I state girls tennis tournament.
Cross Country

Wiles, Liberty girls team win district titles

Senior Claire Wiles won the Division I, district 3 race Oct. 18 at Watkins Memorial to lead the Olentangy Liberty High School girls cross country team to the championship.
Boys Golf

Patriots' McCloskey earns all-state honors

Cameron McCloskey capped a breakthrough season for the Olentangy Liberty High School boys golf team.
Girls Volleyball

Confidence, consistency key for Pioneers

The Olentangy Orange High School girls volleyball team plays fifth-seeded DeSales in a Division I district semifinal Thursday, Oct. 23, at Whitehall.
Soccer

Beaver leads Orange girls to tourney upset

The boys and girls soccer teams at each of the area's three high schools advanced to Division I district semifinals, but none made it to that stage quite like the Olentangy Orange girls.
Football

Patriots looking to derail Coffman

Scott Goodwill is ready for a change.
Field Hockey

Bursinger, Hunter lead way for Patriots against Orange

Led by Dani Bursinger and Mara Hunter, the Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team defeated visiting Olentangy Orange 11-0 in the first round of the district tournament Oct. 15.
Football

Undefeated Braves not letting up

As the Olentangy High School football team closes in on an undefeated regular season, every day will be tougher than the day before, according to coach Mark Solis.
Football

Pioneers aiming for winning record

Two down, two to go for the Olentangy Orange High School football team.
Football

Davidson trying to keep playoff hopes alive

As time ran out in the Olentangy Liberty High School football team's 35-0 win over host Westland on Oct. 10 in an OCC-Central Division game, Hunter Littlejohn thought about what lies ahead.
Football

Olentangy hungry for OCC championship

A lot will be at stake Friday, Oct. 17, when the Olentangy High School football team plays host to Worthington Kilbourne.
Girls Golf

Jerome, Coffman continue district dominance

By the time the Division I district girls golf tournament wrapped up Oct. 7 at The Links at Groveport, the sun finally had appeared and the high school teams that had advanced to state took photos in the sunshine.
Football

Orange gets 'important' victory over Delaware

Blake Skuratowicz knew how important beating Dela-ware was to his Olentangy Orange High School football team and coach Zebb Schroeder.
Boys Golf

State tournament run snapped for Jerome

All good things come to an end.
Girls Volleyball

Pioneers proceeding on right path

The Olentangy Orange High School girls volleyball team has clinched its first winning season.
Girls Tennis

Liberty, Olentangy players reach state

Olentangy High School's Bri Brdicka and Kathleen Jones will compete in the Division I state girls tennis tournament, as will Liberty's Alexia Meyer.
Soccer

Braves girls end league title drought

Four area boys and girls soccer teams clinched league championships Oct. 7, but the Olentangy High School girls team had waited the longest time to celebrate.
Field Hockey

Liberty takes pride in title

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team beat Thomas Worthington 1-0 on Oct. 1 to win its first Central Ohio Field Hockey League-West Division title at 7-0.
Cross Country

Braves girls win first OCC title since 1999

The Olentangy High School girls cross country team ran for its first league title since 1999, winning the OCC-Capital Division meet Oct. 11 at Newark.
Football

New Albany faces Olentangy with plenty on line

The game between the New Albany and Olentangy high school football teams Friday, Oct. 10, isn't a clash of undefeated teams as it was a year ago, but it still holds plenty of importance.
Football

Pioneers ready to tackle coach's former squad

Zebb Schroeder knows what to expect from the players on the opposing sideline this week.
Girls Tennis

Local squads advance contingent to district

The three Olentangy high schools will be well represented in the Division I district girls tennis tournament Friday, Oct. 10, at Hilliard Davidson and Saturday, Oct. 11, at Columbus School for Girls.
Soccer

Liberty girls, boys garner top seeds

At least on paper, the roads to the Division I boys and girls soccer district championships will go through Olentangy Liberty High School.
Football

Liberty set to take on improved Westland

The Olentangy Liberty High School football team has produced four consecutive victories since its 35-34 overtime loss to Olentangy on Sept. 5.
Football

Defense key to success for Braves

Although his team averages 42 points per game, Olentangy High School football coach Mark Solis makes no bones about what he thinks will be the key to a deep postseason run.
Football

Pioneers go to 2-quarterback scheme

First-year coach Zebb Schroeder and his staff implemented a two- quarterback scheme for the Olen- tangy Orange High School football team when it played Sept. 26 at Olentangy.
Cross Country

Wiles, Bower lead Liberty girls to Classic title

Claire Wiles won and Emma Bower finished third in the Division I race of the Erin Nance Fall Distance Classic on Sept. 27 at London Country Club, leading the Olentangy Liberty High School girls cross country team to the title.
Football

Patriots expect test in week 6

As the Olentangy Liberty High School football team looks to remain unbeaten in the OCC-Central Division, the Patriots will be facing an opponent that has given them plenty of trouble in the past.
Girls Volleyball

'Up-and-down' Liberty wins two OCC matches

After experiencing an "up-and-down" start to its season, the Olentangy Liberty High School girls volleyball team won two OCC-Central Division matches last week.
Football

Olentangy, Orange to square off

Unbeaten and state-ranked, the Olentangy High School football team only is at the beginning of its journey.
Girls Tennis

Early meeting proved key for Braves, Pioneers

When the Olentangy High School girls tennis team defeated Orange 3-2 barely a week into the season, neither squad anticipated the match being so pivotal.
Football

Upper Arlington set for showdown with Liberty

After opening OCC-Central Division play with lopsided victories, the Olentangy Liberty and Upper Arlington high school football teams will meet Friday, Sept. 26, for a showdown between 3-1 teams.
Soccer

Defensive switch pays off for Liberty boys

Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer coach Rick Collins entered this season with few concerns about his offense.
Cross Country

Orange boys place second in Lancaster meet

The Olentangy Orange High School boys cross country team finished as the top Ohio squad in the 17-team Division I race of the Bob Reall Invitational on Sept. 20 at Lancaster.
Field Hockey

Depth making difference for Patriots

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team already has defeated two squads it couldn't beat last season.
Football

Pioneers seek to start 3-1 against New Albany

The Olentangy Orange High School football team has won back-to-back games for the first time since 2012 and will look to run its streak to three Friday, Sept. 19, at home against New Albany in the OCC-Capital Division opener for both teams.
Boys Golf

Mitchell leads Liberty to 2nd in OCC-Central

Kyle Mitchell earned first-team all-league honors with a 74.5 average in the four rounds of the OCC-Central Division tournament, leading the Olentangy Liberty High School boys golf team to a second-place overall finish.
Football

Patriots to face Comets in league opener

The Olentangy Liberty High School football team begins the OCC-Central Division portion of its schedule Friday, Sept. 19, at Central Crossing, an opponent that has given the Patriots little trouble in the past.
Football

Braves look to remain perfect

Nick Tarpey of the Olentangy High School football team hopes that once the Braves' game at Big Walnut gets underway Friday, Sept. 19, everything will have a familiar feel.
Football

Orange, Bradley seek to maintain momentum

The Hilliard Bradley and Olentangy Orange high school football teams earned second-week wins and hope to carry that momentum into their meeting Friday, Sept. 12, at Bradley.