90-Day Archive

Boys Lacrosse

Coach sees potential in experienced Panthers

The Pickerington High School North boys lacrosse team believes it is in a much better situation than a year ago at this time.
Girls Lacrosse

Tigers expect strong season

After spending the last two seasons as an assistant at DeSales, Maggie Bornhorst is tackling her first head coaching job with the Pickerington High School Central girls lacrosse team.
Boys Basketball

Tigers lose in district semi

Leading by three points with 11 seconds remaining in a Division I district semifinal March 12, Pickerington High School Central boys basketball coach Eric Krueger had several options on how to defend a last-second shot by Dublin Jerome.
Wrestling

Laney leads Panthers at state

With his dreams of a Division I state championship gone after the second round of the state tournament, Shakur Laney of the Pickerington High School North wrestling team said any pressure to perform also disappeared.
Boys Basketball

Tigers view tourney as redemption

Rodney Culver of the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team admitted the Tigers are carrying a chip on their shoulder during the Division I district tournament.
Girls Basketball

Central falls in district semi

The Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team had its hands full defensively in a Division I district semifinal March 5 against Hilliard Bradley.
Wrestling

Panthers advance three to state tourney

Shakur Laney of the Pickerington High School North wrestling team has won 28 of his 29 matches this season and enters the Division I state tournament as a district champion for the second time in three years.
Bowling

Panthers finish season at district tournament

The only disappointment Pickerington High School North club bowling coach Mike Rossi had about the Panthers' memorable season was that it ended 10 days before he hoped it would.
Swimming & Diving

North's Mathews reaches podium

The week leading up to the Division I state boys swimming and diving meet couldn't have been more different for Pickerington High School North's Jason Mathews than the week before district.
Wrestling

Nine Tigers advance to district tournament

Three championships highlighted a solid Division I sectional tournament showing for the Pickerington High School Central wrestling team Feb. 28 at Upper Arlington.
Boys Basketball

Panthers pick up first tourney win since 2012

The Pickerington High School North boys basketball team's first postseason victory in three years did not come without some twists and turns.
Girls Basketball

Central ready to take on Bradley

With a 55-38 win over Westerville Central in a Division I district tournament second-round game Feb. 25, the Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team set up itself to clear two hurdles Thursday, March 5.
Bowling

Hrivnak, Lee propel North boys to district

The Pickerington High School North bowling team's strong regular season carried through the first round of the postseason.
Boys Basketball

Central playing waiting game

Having been voted the 18th seed for the 44-team Division I district tournament, Pickerington High School Central boys basketball coach Eric Krueger had a few choices of spots he could pick during the draw Feb. 15.
Girls Basketball

North's losses provide lessons for postseason

As it nears the end of a 14-day stretch without games before its Division I district tournament opener, the Pickerington High School North girls basketball team hopes it has learned from some late-season disappointments.
Club Hockey

Newark captures Blue Jackets Cup title

The Newark club hockey team didn't win the Greater Columbus High School Club Hockey League regular-season championship, but no other team from the league is rolling like the Generals.
Swimming & Diving

'Big drop' propels Tigers' Martin to state

Sidney Martin of the Pickerington High School Central girls swimming and diving team qualified for the Division I state meet in the 200-yard individual medley by dropping six seconds between sectional and district.
Girls Basketball

Central hopes to surprise in tournament

Pickerington High School Central girls basketball coach Johnathan Hedgepeth hopes his team might be underestimated entering the Division I district tournament.
Wrestling

Panthers top Tigers in OCC finale

While the Pickerington High School North wrestling team's margin of victory against Pickerington Central on Feb. 12 was close, neither coach thought the match contained many surprises.
Swimming & Diving

North boys set for district

The Pickerington High School North boys swimming and diving team will lead local representation in the Division I district meet Saturday, Feb. 21, at Ohio University, as five Panthers and all three relays qualified.
Boys Basketball

'Bulldog' Montes sparks Panthers through tenacity

Bryce Montes averages 10.5 points and eight rebounds for the Pickerington High School North boys basketball team, but it's the work that doesn't translate directly to the box score that coach Jason Bates admires most.
Boys Basketball

Pickerington Central's Watson out 3-5 weeks with broken thumb

While the Pickerington High School Central boys basketball team still has the chance to affect the outcome of the OCC-Ohio Division race when it plays host to Gahanna on Feb. 20, the Tigers will do so at less than full strength.
Bowling

North wraps up COHSBC, OCC titles

The Pickerington High School North club bowling team's hopes for an unbeaten Central Ohio High School Bowling Conference-South Division season -- not to mention the division championship -- came down to a moment that was completely out of their control.
Girls Basketball

Johnson, Thomas cherish friendship

The first time Taylor Johnson and Emily Thomas faced off in a varsity girls basketball game, on Dec. 9, 2011, Thomas' Pickerington High School North team got the better of Johnson's Pickerington Central squad, 73-27.
Wrestling

Panthers, Tigers expecting 'tight dual'

The Pickerington High School Central wrestling team's dual against Grove City on Feb. 5 began a little after 6 p.m., and fans and competitors largely were out of the gym within 90 minutes on the heels of a 54-12 Tigers win.
Basketball

Central boys control tempo in victories

Pickerington High School Central boys basketball coach Eric Krueger knows his team plays its best when it is able to control the tempo and play a fast game.
Wrestling

Panthers remain in hunt for league title

The Pickerington High School North wrestling team still has the OCC-Ohio Division championship in its sights, but for now that is the only title for which the Panthers are aiming as a team.
Swimming & Diving

North boys win OCC-Ohio title

A handful of announcements in the final minutes of the OCC-Ohio Division swimming meet Jan. 31 at Thomas Worthington reminded competitors the pool would not be available for cool-downs.
Boys Basketball

Central bench players bring 'change of pace'

Pickerington High School Central boys basketball coach Eric Krueger guesses that in some other programs, some of his bench players might be full-time starters.
Girls Basketball

Panthers hope to upend Raiders

While the Pickerington High School North girls basketball team entered the week well back in the hunt to win the OCC-Ohio Division championship, the Panthers have a chance at another achievement Friday, Feb. 6, when they play host to Reynoldsburg.