90-Day Archive

Women's Soccer

Eagles FC gets first win, continues to progress

Eryn Weber has heard more than a few fans of the Columbus Eagles FC say that for as well as the second-year amateur women's soccer team has played so far this season, it should have won more than once in its first seven games.
Week 1: Honorable Mention

Series honors top football teams

The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Club Soccer

Central Ohio squads fall short in regional

None of the seven central Ohio club soccer teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Cup from June 20-24 in Fox Cities, Wis., captured a championship.
Football

Squads find value in soggy 7-on-7

The Dublin Coffman High School football team wasn't able to defend its title in the 7-on-7 State Passing Championships on June 20, but coach Mark Crabtree was encouraged by the host Shamrocks' performance.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:
Legion Baseball

Young Post 283 hopes to shine

Just five players have returned this season for the Pickerington American Legion Post 283 baseball team.
Baseball

Takos resigns as Pickerington Central coach

Pickerington High School Central is seeking a baseball coach, as Andy Takos recently stepped down after three seasons.
Track & Field

North boys were driven by seniors

Since Nick Gray proved to be the state's best sprinter this season, much of what the Pickerington High School North boys track and field team accomplished started with the senior who will continue his career at Ohio State.
Track & Field

Injuries hindered Central girls

With few returning athletes after it earned a Division I state runner-up finish a year ago, the Pickerington High School Central girls track and field team spent this season competing through pain and gaining experience.
Pickerington Coaches

Kuhner taking over North wrestling team

One of the greatest wrestlers in Pickerington history will succeed another as coach at Pickerington High School North.

Lacrosse sanctioned by OHSAA for 2016-17

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced June 4 that it will sponsor boys and girls lacrosse beginning with the 2016-17 school year.
2015 Memorial Tournament

Long-shot Lingmerth outlasts Rose in playoff

David Lingmerth is the winner of the 40th Memorial Tournament.
Hartley Roundup

Hart leaps to 'perfect' state championship

Hartley High School boys track and field coach Reggie Osborne used one word to describe the performance of senior Cameron Hart in the Division II state meet June 5 at Ohio State: Perfect.
Track & Field

Central's Glasco wins state title in shot put

A strong start lifted Pickerington High School Central senior Clayton Glasco into the finals of the shot put in the Division I state track and field meet June 6 at Ohio State.
Track & Field

Gray leads North boys to team title

The Pickerington High School North boys track and field team was expecting a big performance June 5 and 6 from senior Nick Gray considering he was back in the Division I state meet in the same four events in which he reached the podium a year ago.
Track & Field State Meet

Pickerington North boys, Gahanna girls win team titles

The Gahanna Lincoln girls and Pickerington North boys high school track and field programs finally earned the trophies each program has long sought in the Division I state meet June 6 at Ohio State.
Girls Basketball

Wallace selected for U16 squad

One of 34 players invited to try out for USA Basketball's 2015 Women's U16 National Team, Pickerington High School Central freshman Bexley Wallace was at a loss to explain exactly why she made the final cut.
Regional Champions -- Track & Field

North boys win another regional title

The Pickerington High School North boys track and field team advanced to state in most of the events it expected to and even had some competitors who were less certain of making it join what it hopes is a big celebration this weekend.
Baseball

Panthers' season ends in regional semifinal

After the Pickerington High School North baseball team's four errors led to as many unearned runs in a season-ending 4-1 loss to Westerville Central in a Division I regional semifinal May 28 at Dublin Coffman, coach Tim Thomas noted it wasn't the first time the Panthers had hurt themselves this year.
Girls Basketball

Wallace selected for national team

Bexley Wallace soon will get a chance to showcase her talents on an international stage. The Pickerington High School Central freshman was one of 12 players named to the USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team on May 25 in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Softball

Tigers ousted by Teays Valley in district final

This season for the Pickerington High School Central softball team might be remembered as one of the most prodigious in program history, as three program records were set.
Lacrosse

North boys formulate strategy for offseason

Considering it is losing 13 seniors, the Pickerington High School North boys lacrosse team knows it has work to do before next season.
Baseball

Panthers advance to regional

Minutes after the Pickerington High School North baseball team won its second consecutive Division I district championship May 20, shortstop Dillan Smith admitted the Panthers were less than thrilled with being seeded 11th in the tournament.
Boys Volleyball

Panthers fall shy of state tournament berth

The Pickerington High School North boys volleyball team's season ended exactly where it did last year, but coach Marci Truex's disappointment was minimal.
Boys Tennis

North's Barry, Carr fall short of state tourney

Perhaps the most productive senior class in the history of the Pickerington High School North boys tennis program had just one hurdle it couldn't clear.
Track & Field

Central boys squeeze out title

Despite not being the highest seed in the Division I, district 2 meet May 19, 20 and 23 at Hilliard Darby, the Pickerington High School Central boys track and field team came away with the championship.
Track & Field

North boys win another league title

Even without all of its pieces in place during its final meet of the regular season, the Pickerington High School North boys track and field team liked where it stood heading into the Division I, district 1 meet May 19 at Hilliard Darby.
Boys Tennis

Central sends three players to district

The Pickerington High School Central boys tennis team took a step forward last year when it had three players qualify for the Division I district tournament for the first time since 2011.
Baseball

Green's RBI single lifts North past Shamrocks

Yet again, the Pickerington High School North baseball team was not seeded particularly well in the postseason and still played for a Division I district championship.
Lacrosse

Central boys ready for rematch with Orange

The Pickerington High School Central boys lacrosse team will look to win a postseason game for the second consecutive season when it begins the 20-team Division I Central Region tournament Thursday, May 21, at home against Olentangy Orange.