90-Day Archive

Girls Basketball

Womeldorf emerges as key scorer for Braves

As was expected, the duo of senior guard Morgan Horvath and junior forward Kelly Meade has been difficult to stop for the Olentangy High School girls basketball team.
Boys Bowling

Coach confident in Braves' growth

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.
Girls Bowling

Eager Pioneers working to master fundamentals

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.
Boys Basketball

Patriots looking to find added offensive punch

Through three games, the Olentangy Liberty High School boys basketball team was searching for its identity on offense.
Girls Basketball

Liberty begins season with four straight victories

When the Olentangy Liberty High School girls basketball team tied a program record for wins with 15 in 2012-13, it opened the season by winning its first four games.
Hockey

Offense clicking early for Patriots

The Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team lost a lot of scoring to graduation, but that hasn't stopped the Patriots from getting out to a fast start.
Boys Basketball

Olentangy, Orange to meet in league battle

Students and fans normally pack the stands when the Olentangy and Orange high school boys basketball teams face one another.
Gymnastics

Orange coach hoping depth drives success

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.
Wrestling

Olentangy eyeing postseason run

Olentangy High School wrestling coach Dennis Lyberger and 15 of his athletes got a late start to the season after being a part of the Braves football team, which reached a Division II state semifinal.
Football

Braves' run ends in state semifinal

The Olentangy High School football team pulled off the program's best season by overmatching opponents with a dynamic offense and a smothering defense.
Boys Swimming & Diving

Braves embrace coach's stricter training regimen

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.
Boys Basketball

Coach expects Pioneers to improve

Anthony Calo wants the players on his Olentangy Orange High School boys basketball team to put the past behind them.
Girls Swimming & Diving

Liberty coach getting chance to fulfill dream

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.
Football

Olentangy to face La Salle in semi

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.
Hockey

Liberty looking to grow, become cohesive unit

The Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team will have a different look and a different philosophy.
Girls Basketball

Orange coach pleased with players' effort

Since taking over as Olentangy Orange High School girls basketball coach in May, Bob Scott has been impressed with the work ethic and dependability he has seen from his players.

Spragg to play lacrosse at Walsh

Olentangy Orange High School senior Jenny Spragg signed Nov. 13 to play women’s lacrosse at Walsh University.

Five Braves sign to play lacrosse

Five Olentangy High School seniors signed Nov. 13 to play women’s college lacrosse.

Fitzgerald to play college lacrosse

Olentangy Liberty High School senior Kelley Fitzgerald signed Nov. 12 to play women’s lacrosse at Grand Valley State.
Football

Liberty enjoyed turnaround year

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.
Football

Irish set to face top-seeded Braves

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.

Braves’ Horvath to play for Miami

Olentangy High School senior girls basketball player Morgan Horvath signed to play for Miami University.

Patriots’ Levering to play for Miami

Olentangy Liberty High School senior girls basketball player Kristen Levering signed to play for Miami University.

Olentangy’s Rose to play college baseball

Olentangy High School senior Nick Rose signed Nov. 12 to play baseball at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth.

Johnson to play college baseball

Olentangy Orange High School senior Tyler Johnson signed Nov. 12 to play baseball at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C.

Liberty baseball players pick schools

Olentangy Liberty High School seniors Cameron Comer, A.J. Kullman and Nick Parr signed Nov. 12 to play college baseball.

Chickerella to play lacrosse at Virginia

Olentangy Liberty High School senior Sam Chickerella signed Nov. 12 to play men’s lacrosse at the University of Virginia.
Girls Tennis

Brdicka, Jones energized Braves

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.
Football

Pioneers lay 'foundation for future success'

Zebb Schroeder and the Olentangy Orange High School football team took a big step in his first season as coach.
Football

Braves ready to battle Wooster

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.
Boys Soccer

Patriots edged in state final

Joey Tallarico was the money man for the Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer team during its run to the Division I state tournament.
Football

Patriots to face mighty St. Edward

As part of his game planning this week, Olentangy Liberty High School football coach Steve Hale decided to reach out to some of his colleagues in central Ohio.
Football

Olentangy's Solis set to coach against friend

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.
Football

Pioneers end season with loss to Kilbourne

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.
Girls Soccer

Olentangy ends season with loss to Shamrocks

The number two held positive and negative significance for the Olentangy High School girls soccer team after it lost to Dublin Coffman 2-0 in a Division I regional final Nov. 1 at Gahanna.
Cross Country

Wiles, Bower earn all-state honors for Liberty

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.
Football

Patriots preparing for battle-tested Whitmer

As the Olentangy Liberty High School football team prepares to play its first postseason contest since 2009, its opponent arrives battle-tested in the playoffs.
Boys Soccer

Patriots continue mastery of Coffman

Between OCC-Central Division and Division I regional final meetings, the Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer team has played Dublin Coffman eight times in four seasons.
Football

Pioneers put priority on seniors against Wolves

With one game remaining in the regular season, the Olentangy Orange High School football team has a chance to break even.
Field Hockey

Liberty falls in bid for district championship

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team controlled possession throughout the majority of its district final against Watterson.