90-Day Archive

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.
Soccer

Central girls rally for first win over Panthers

The first half of the girls soccer game between Pickerington High School Central and Pickerington North on Sept. 9 somewhat resembled the previous seven meetings.
50th Anniversary Football Season

Tigers savor community ties

Since joining the OCC in 1981, the Pickerington High School Central football program has helped set the standard for the most popular prep sport in the area's largest league.
Soccer

Central girls eye run in tourney

Molly Cornwell wants her Pickerington High School Central girls soccer team to play with some nerves.
Football

Tigers preparing for Holy Trinity Catholic

Much about the Pickerington High School Central football team's final non-league opponent, Courtice (Ontario) Holy Trinity Catholic, might remain a mystery until the opening kickoff Friday, Sept. 12.
Football

Winless North to face Michigan powerhouse

A late rally attempt that came up short in a 17-16 loss to Dublin Jerome on Sept. 5 means the Pickerington High School North football team enters what should be one of its toughest matchups this season still looking for its first win.
Boys Golf

Panthers focusing on 10th straight OCC title

The Pickerington High School North boys golf team is closing in on its 10th consecutive league championship, but this chase is not the same as those in recent years.
Football

Panthers turn focus to Celtics

The Pickerington North and Dublin Jerome high school football teams enter their first meeting Friday, Sept. 5, at Jerome hoping to take advantage of opportunities better than a week ago.
Football

Defense propels Tigers in opener

The Pickerington High School Central football team opened Aug. 30 with a near-dominant defensive performance against a team that had gone 12-1 a year ago.
Girls Golf

Central players out to improve consistency

With one round of the OCC-Cardinal Division tournament remaining, the Pickerington High School Central girls golf team already has doubled its win total in the league compared to a year ago.
Girls Volleyball

Panthers working to maintain tradition

April Boudreau knows it'll be a challenge to uphold the Pickerington High School North girls volleyball team's winning tradition.
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.