90-Day Archive

Girls Cross Country

Panthers seek to reap benefits of experience

By the end of last season, the Pickerington High School North girls cross country team had five freshmen in its top seven as well as one sophomore and one junior among its key runners.
Football

Central out to cook Goose Creek

For each of the past three seasons, the Pickerington High School Central football team traveled to southwest Ohio to open its season in the Skyline Chili Crosstown Showdown.
Football

North to face state champs

The last time the Pickerington High School North football team played Cincinnati Moeller, the Crusaders ended the best season in the history of a Panthers program that began in 2003.
Boys Cross Country

Central intent on reaching regional meet

The Pickerington High School Central boys cross country team hasn't forgotten the sting of coming up one spot shy of advancing to the Division I regional meet a year ago.
Girls Tennis

Thomas sisters aiming for return trip to state

Pickerington High School Central girls tennis coach Kelli Rings would be happy if her team's season lasted just as long this year as last.
Boys Soccer

Tigers relying on their speed

If the Pickerington High School Central boys soccer team is to move up the OCC-Ohio Division standings, coach Brad Monhollen thinks the Tigers will have to stick to a few basic principles.
Girls Soccer

Panthers face 'interesting' test

The inevitable turnover that impacts every high school sports team has hit the Pickerington North girls soccer squad a little harder than expected.
Boys Golf

Central seeking consistency

Three days before his team's first tournament of the season, Pickerington High School Central boys golf coach Chris Cores said he thought his players were capable of competing at "a high level."
Girls Golf

North looks to sustain success

Over the past eight seasons, the Pickerington High School North girls golf team has won six OCC-Ohio Division championships.
OHSAA Scholarship

Raya excelled on, off tennis court for Central girls

Nithya Raya's high school tennis career might not have gone as she would have hoped, but the recent Pickerington Central graduate is off to a fast start for the next stage of her life.
Legion Baseball

Post 283 finishes third in state tournament

The Pickerington Post 283 American Legion baseball team made another strong run in the state tournament, but was unable to earn its second trip to the Great Lakes Regional in three seasons.
Women's Basketball

Harmon making most of chance overseas

As a three-time all-state girls basketball player at Pickerington High School Central who went on to play for Ohio State, Emilee Harmon didn't picture herself working an office job right out of college.
Legion Baseball

Post 283 still alive in state tourney

The Pickerington Post 283 American Legion baseball team bounced back from a tough loss in the state tournament, winning 7-1 over Harrison Yeager Post 199 on Aug. 1 at Beavers Field in Lancaster.
Legion Baseball

Post 283 wins state tourney opener

The Pickerington Post 283 American Legion baseball team led 5-0 before starting pitcher Tyler Magley allowed his first baserunner during the first round of the eight-team, double-elimination state tournament July 30 at Beavers Field in Lancaster.
Legion Baseball

Post 283 cruises to state tourney

The Pickerington Post 283 American Legion baseball team defeated Athens Post 29 11-2 on July 22 to capture its fourth consecutive District 8 championship.
Softball

Switching sports gets Gamby back on field

Brittany Gamby probably wouldn't have guessed the means to the end, but the 2009 Pickerington High School North graduate recently left the University of North Carolina at Wilmington confident she milked the most out of her college experience.
Girls Basketball

Holiday Classic ends run after 27 seasons

In its heyday, the girls basketball tournament that became known as the Lady Panther Holiday Classic attracted nationally-ranked teams -- a group that sometimes included its host -- and such crowds that games were shown on closed-circuit television in the school commons for fans who couldn't get seats.
Legion Baseball

Post 283 not fazed by recent struggles

The Pickerington Post 283 Legion baseball team nearly doubled its season loss total in the Lancaster Post 11 Classic during the first week of July.
Legion Baseball

Returning players key in Post 283's title bid

The return of eight players should help the Pickerington American Legion Post 283 baseball team in its quest to win its fourth consecutive district championship and contend for the state title.
Track & Field

North boys' optimism abounds

This season marked the third in a row that the Pickerington High School North boys track and field team earned at least a share of second place in the Division I state meet, but the best still could be to come.
Track & Field

Central girls set program standard

Coming off a season in which it earned a share of its first Division I regional championship since Robb Hammond took over as coach in 2008, the Pickerington High School Central girls track and field team topped what it accomplished a year ago.
Girls Basketball

Pickerington Central's Hedgepeth officially named coach

After several weeks of waiting, Johnathan Hedgepeth officially is the girls basketball coach at Pickerington High School Central.
Girls Lacrosse

Central sets team record for victories

The Pickerington High School Central girls lacrosse team's season was highlighted by making it to a regional semifinal for the first time and setting a program mark for wins.
Track & Field

North boys take second at state

Not everything went according to plan for the Pickerington High School North boys track and field team last weekend, but that didn't keep it from leaving Ohio State with a third consecutive Division I state runner-up finish.
Track & Field

Central girls finish second

During the Division I state meet June 6 and 7 at Ohio State, the Pickerington High School Central girls track and field team provided the final piece of evidence that no other program in the state could top its sprint corps this season.
Girls Track & Field

Central pulls off 'team' victory

The Pickerington High School Central girls track and field team won three events, including the final race of the meet, the 1,600-meter relay, to clinch its first outright regional title since Robb Hammond took over as coach in 2008.
Baseball

Panthers fall to Liberty in regional semifinal

No crazy wind affected play during a Division I regional semifinal May 29 at Dublin Coffman, and the Pickerington High School North baseball team and its opponent, Olentangy Liberty, had their top pitchers on the mound.
Boys Track & Field

North's Gray out to place in state meet

Fresh off winning four events in the Division I regional meet May 28 and 30 on his team's home track, Pickerington High School North junior Nick Gray made it clear he's ready for the final step in a season that has seen the Panthers win numerous championships.