90-Day Archive

Girls Basketball

Tigers plan to maximize versatility

The Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team seems to have a good idea of what it will be this year, but the Tigers hope no one else can figure them out.

Panthers’ Gray to run for Buckeyes

Pickerington High School North senior Nick Gray will compete in men’s track and field for Ohio State.

Tigers’ Duncan to play college women’s golf

Pickerington High School Central senior Emma Duncan has signed to play women’s golf at Saint Leo University in Florida.

North duo to compete in men’s cross country

Pickerington High School North seniors Ryan Kronk and Zach Zimmerman each will compete in men’s cross country collegiately.

Dankowski, Hess to play college lacrosse

Pickerington High School North seniors Sarah Dankowski and Spencer Hess each signed to compete in college women’s lacrosse.
Football

Central seniors proved worthy

Following the fourth perfect regular season in coach Jay Sharrett's 12 years, the Pickerington High School Central football team saw its season end for the second year in a row in the second round of the Division I, Region 2 playoffs.

Giddings, Green to play in college

Pickerington High School North seniors Logan Giddings and Brendan Green signed Nov. 13 to play baseball at Bowling Green and Siena Heights, respectively.

Minnard to wrestle for Ashland

Pickerington High School North senior Chandler Minnard signed Nov. 13 to wrestle at Ashland University.

Brancifort to play at Kent State

Pickerington High School Central senior Hunter Brancifort signed Nov. 12 to play softball at Kent State.

Johnson to play women’s basketball

Pickerington High School Central senior Taylor Johnson signed Nov. 12 to play women’s basketball at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, N.C.

White to compete at South Carolina

Pickerington High School Central senior Bridgett White signed Nov. 12 to compete on the equestrian team at the University of South Carolina.

Thomas to play women’s basketball

Pickerington High School North senior Emily Thomas signed Nov. 12 to play women’s basketball at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Football

Central to battle mighty Moeller

The Pickerington High School Central football team has played enough Cincinnati schools during its current nine-year run of making the playoffs that it isn't expecting to be surprised by the size and depth of its next opponent.
Football

Panthers believe they can rebound

Of the six games the Pickerington High School North football team lost this season, three were by three points or fewer and another came in overtime.
Football

Panthers gain redemption against Dawgs

Its Division I, Region 2 playoff hopes ended when it lost to Gahanna 27-24 on Oct. 24, but the Pickerington High School North football team had little trouble finding a reason to stay focused for its season finale Oct. 31 against Grove City.
Football

Tigers to battle familiar foe in playoff opener

Of the 11 playoff appearances the Pickerington High School Central football team has made during coach Jay Sharrett's 12-year tenure, it has met an opponent in the postseason that it also had played during the regular season six times.
Cross Country

Zimmerman pleased with all-state honors

Pickerington High School North senior Zach Zimmerman believed he was ready for whatever might happen during the Division I state cross country meet Nov. 1 at National Trail Raceway.
Girls Volleyball

North falls to Wildcats in district semifinal

Pickerington High School North girls volleyball coach April Boudreau teared up slightly when asked to assess her team's season.
Soccer

Mistakes cost North girls in loss to Braves

A 4-1 loss to Olentangy in a Division I district final Oct. 25 at Westerville South stumped Pickerington High School North girls soccer coach Greg Van Kannel and pretty much everyone else on the Panthers' bench.
Football

North to face Dawgs in finale

The Pickerington High School North football team hopes it doesn't fall prey to one of the trends hovering over it when it closes the season Friday, Oct. 31, at Grove City.
Cross Country

Panthers' Zimmerman heading back to state

Pickerington High School North senior Zach Zimmerman is hoping for good health when he makes his second appearance in the Division I state boys cross country meet Saturday, Nov. 1, at National Trail Raceway.
Football

Central, Gahanna to vie for OCC title

The last time the Pickerington High School Central football team fell short of winning at least a share of a league championship, it competed in an OCC-Cardinal Division that included a Chillicothe team that no longer competes in the OCC and three other programs that currently are in different OCC leagues than the Tigers.
Girls Volleyball

North opens tourney by sweeping Hornets

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.
Soccer

Central girls defeat Lancaster in tourney

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.
Girls Tennis

Thomas sisters fall short of state title

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.
Cross Country

North girls bound for regional

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.
Football

Panthers turn focus toward surging Lions

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.
Football

Central responding to opponents' tendencies

The latest example of the Pickerington High School Central football team's defensive success was illustrated during a 27-3 win over Newark on Oct. 17.
Boys Golf

North's Bruce caps learning season at state

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.
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.