90-Day Archive

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.
Girls Tennis

Thomas sisters return to state

For the second consecutive year, Isis and Kyah Thomas will represent the Pickerington High School Central girls tennis team in the Division I state tournament.
Football

Panthers keep focus on positive mindset

While recovering from offseason knee surgery, Pickerington High School North senior football player Frankie Weirick did not play in the season's first three games and missed most of his team's contest Sept. 26 at Lancaster.
Cross Country

Tigers boys win 1st OCC title since '02

The Pickerington High School Central boys cross country team put years of middle-of-the-pack finishes in the OCC-Ohio Division meet far behind it Oct. 11 at Newark.
Football

Tigers in position for league championship

The Pickerington High School Central football team is right where it wants to be heading into the final three weeks of the regular season.
Girls Volleyball

North falls in bid for league championship

The Pickerington High School North girls volleyball team led visiting Grove City by six points in the second game of their de facto OCC-Ohio Division championship match Oct. 9, but the night got no better for the Panthers.
Soccer

Central girls win league championship

Even with the season not having gone as expected, the Pickerington High School Central girls soccer team has a championship under its belt.
Football

Tigers rally, top Panthers in OT

With Pickerington High School Central senior linebacker Clay Burk out all season with an injury, his younger brother switched to his No. 21 jersey for the game Oct. 3 against visiting Pickerington North.
Girls Tennis

Tigers' doubles teams advance to district

For the eighth consecutive year, the Pickerington High School Central girls tennis team advanced two doubles teams to the Division I district tournament.
Cross Country

Central girls tuning up for postseason meets

The last tuneup before the postseason will take place for the Pickerington High School Central girls cross country team when it competes Saturday, Oct. 4, in the Eisenhart Invitational at Thomas Worthington.
Soccer

Shift benefits North girls

After losing to arguably its two biggest rivals in the same season for the first time in program history, the Pickerington High School North girls soccer team made some changes.
Football

Tigers, Panthers set to battle

The Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington North football teams won't be lacking in motivation when they meet Friday, Oct. 3, in Tiger Stadium.
Football

Tigers unsure what Reynoldsburg quarterback will play Friday

Despite being without senior quarterback Conner McCloud because of a hyperextended left knee, the Reynoldsburg High School football team came back from a 10-point halftime deficit to win 20-10 on Sept. 19 at Grove City.
Girls Volleyball

Panthers rounding back into top form

Members of the Pickerington High School North girls volleyball team heard plenty of good luck wishes leading up to their Sept. 11 match against OCC-Ohio Division-rival Grove City, which at the time was ranked seventh in the state in Division I.
Girls Tennis

Thomas sisters begin state quest for Tigers

Isis Thomas and Kyah Thomas of the Pickerington High School Central girls tennis team will begin their quest for another Division I state tournament berth in similar fashion to last year.
Football

North opens OCC play with win over Newark

The Pickerington High School North football team took the first step in putting behind a rough start to its season by blowing past Newark 37-0 on Sept. 19 in its OCC-Ohio Division opener.
Cross Country

Coach wants North boys to close ranks

The Pickerington High School North boys cross country team has two runners among central Ohio's best in seniors Zach Zimmerman and Ryan Kronk.
Football

North eager to start fresh with OCC slate

After enduring injuries to two key players and getting out to a 0-3 start, the Pickerington High School North football team views the OCC-Ohio Division schedule as a clean slate.
Girls Golf

Panthers secure third straight league title

The Pickerington High School North girls golf team used a strong final nine holes Sept. 9 at Westchester to wrap up its third consecutive OCC-Ohio Division championship.
Boys Golf

Panthers win 10th straight league title

On familiar turf, the Pickerington High School North boys golf team clinched its 10th consecutive league championship.
Football

Tigers ready to face Gales

The Pickerington High School Central football team will be looking for consistency on both sides of the ball when it opens OCC-Ohio Division play Friday, Sept. 19, at home against Lancaster.
Girls Tennis

Tigers win seventh straight league championship

With the OCC-Ohio Division championship secured, Pickerington High School Central girls tennis coach Kelli Rings is confident the Tigers are ready to tackle the next phase of their season.
Football

Phillips on road back to health

During Tom Phillips' tenure as Pickerington High School North football coach, the Panthers have gone from a team that went on a seven-game losing streak the year before he took over to one that has made three playoff appearances in the past five seasons.