Zach Montes' performance has been a key for the Pickerington High School North boys basketball team all season, but even the 6-foot-3 senior guard admits the past few weeks have been above and beyond his own expectations.
The Pickerington North and Groveport Madison high school boys bowling teams split the two games of their match Jan. 29 at Eastland Lanes, but the Panthers edged the Cruisers 2,432-2,386 in the showdown of unbeaten teams.
Two months before the season, Danielle Bradley of the Pickerington High School North girls basketball team committed to Quinnipiac University, where she plans to play with former Panthers standout Brittany Johnson.
Three of last year's four Division I district champions in high school boys basketball will be among those hitting the floor this weekend in the 14th annual Jared Sullinger Ohio Scholastic Play-by-Play Classic at Ohio Dominican.
When the Dublin Jerome High School boys basketball team's seniors were sophomores, they told then first-year coach Jamie Pearson about their dream of someday being invited to participate in the Flyin' to the Hoop Invitational.
When Pickerington High School Central girls basketball coach Johnathan Hedgepeth recalls his team's recent four-day trip to the Pink and White Lady Classic in Springfield, Mo., the first thing that jumps to mind isn't that the Tigers went 2-2 in the event after a 7-0 start.
If Pickerington High School Central swimming and diving coach Justin Dortch ever sees the need to convert someone into a fan of his sport, he thinks a meet like the Tigers' Jan. 5 dual against Lancaster would do the trick.
Pickerington High School North boys basketball coach Jason Bates rattled off some disappointing statistics to his team after a 57-48 loss at Gahanna on Jan. 5 ended the Panthers' hopes of an undefeated OCC-Ohio Division championship.
The Pickerington Lacrosse Association made an official proposal to the Pickerington Local School District on Jan. 11 to make boys and girls lacrosse official varsity sports at Central and North high schools.
This season's first meeting between the Pickerington high school Central and North girls basketball teams probably won't soon be forgotten by anyone who participated or watched, and not because of any dramatic ending.
When the buzzer sounded to end a frenetic OCC-Ohio Division game Dec. 8, Pickerington High School North boys basketball players mobbed each other as they celebrated something no one on the team had achieved at the varsity level.