90-Day Archive

Softball

North eager to see fast start hold up

Taylor Lott was upset that the Pickerington High School North softball team was relegated to practicing in the school's field house April 8, instead of playing its scheduled OCC-Ohio Division game at Lancaster.
Wrestling

Panthers' Harris resigns as coach

Almost 20 years after the fact, Nick Burgess can recall virtually every detail of Brad Harris' high school wrestling career.
Lacrosse

Central's Grumman gets peek at future

With Watterson holding its first two home games at Otterbein, the Pickerington High School Central boys lacrosse team got a chance to face the Eagles on a college field March 31.
Baseball

Tigers' coach: Weather will even out

When the Pickerington High School Central baseball team was able to take the field during the first two weeks of the season, it usually performed well.
Boys Volleyball

Central starts strong, wins Kickoff Classic title

As the Pickerington High School Central boys volleyball team seeks to increase its win total for the fourth consecutive year, the Tigers need only look to the first few hours of their season for a palpable sign of achievement.
Boys Tennis

North looks to continue successful run

Pickerington High School North boys tennis coach Brian Hoff has every reason to believe this season will be the latest of several consecutive successful years.
Boys Track & Field

Day-to-day focus vital for Panthers

Pickerington High School North boys track and field coach Dave Spring knows it might be a challenge this season for his team to not look at the big picture.
Girls Track & Field

Youthful Tigers aiming to grow

Led by six sprinters, the Pickerington High School Central girls track and field team left the Division I state meet last June with the runner-up trophy.
Baseball

Panthers coping with injuries

For the first time since 2010, the Pickerington High School North baseball team is a defending Division I district champion.
Softball

Tigers believe they can maintain success

The Pickerington High School Central softball team has won 83 games in the past four seasons, including three consecutive Division I district championships from 2011-13.
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.