Elane Shumway had match highs of 12 kills and three blocks, and the Pickerington High School North girls volleyball team swept visiting Licking Heights 25-8, 25-13, 25-7 in a Division I district tournament second-round match Oct. 15.
The girls soccer seasons at Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington North continued into this week, but the boys teams from each school lost in the second round of the Division I district tournament.
Isis and Kyah Thomas of the Pickerington High School Central girls tennis team often wear poker faces on the court, but after they lost in the Division I state doubles final Oct. 18 at Elysium Tennis Center, the senior sisters pulled no punches.
With less than 44 seconds separating its top five runners, the Pickerington High School North girls cross country team seized the final regional-qualifying berth from the Division I, district 2 meet Oct. 18 at Watkins Memorial.
The Gahanna High School football team's hopes of making it back to the Division I playoffs after a two-year absence will be determined by how it does the next two weeks against the two Pickerington programs.
Tied for eighth place after the first day of his first Division I state tournament Oct. 17 at Ohio State's Scarlet Course, Cameron Bruce of the Pickerington High School North boys golf team entered the second round Oct. 18 ready to make a memorable run.
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.
While recovering from offseason knee surgery, Pickerington High School North senior football player Frankie Weirick did not play in the season's first three games and missed most of his team's contest Sept. 26 at Lancaster.
The Pickerington High School North girls volleyball team led visiting Grove City by six points in the second game of their de facto OCC-Ohio Division championship match Oct. 9, but the night got no better for the Panthers.
With Pickerington High School Central senior linebacker Clay Burk out all season with an injury, his younger brother switched to his No. 21 jersey for the game Oct. 3 against visiting Pickerington North.
The last tuneup before the postseason will take place for the Pickerington High School Central girls cross country team when it competes Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Eisenhart Invitational at Thomas Worthington.
Despite being without senior quarterback Conner McCloud because of a hyperextended left knee, the Reynoldsburg High School football team came back from a 10-point halftime deficit to win 20-10 on Sept. 19 at Grove City.
Members of the Pickerington High School North girls volleyball team heard plenty of good luck wishes leading up to their Sept. 11 match against OCC-Ohio Division-rival Grove City, which at the time was ranked seventh in the state in Division I.
During Tom Phillips' tenure as Pickerington High School North football coach, the Panthers have gone from a team that went on a seven-game losing streak the year before he took over to one that has made three playoff appearances in the past five seasons.