90-Day Archive

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.
Softball

Defense plagues Tigers in loss

Pickerington High School Central softball coach Carrie Eneix hoped the day wouldn't come when defense would doom her team's season.
Baseball

Panthers capture district title

The Pickerington High School North baseball team is a Division I district champion for the first time since 2009, but coach Tim Thomas said that's where the similarities end between this team and that one, which won 30 games and finished as state runner-up.
Track & Field

Motivated Central girls team wins district title

The Pickerington High School Central girls track and field team didn't let the disappointment of a second consecutive OCC-Ohio Division runner-up finish linger at the Division I, district 1 meet that concluded May 24 at Hilliard Darby.
Boys Lacrosse

Panthers grew stronger throughout season

The Pickerington High School North boys lacrosse team closed the regular season by winning four of its last six after enduring a five-game losing streak.
Boys Tennis

North out to close gap with area's top teams

Pickerington High School North boys tennis coach Brian Hoff has no doubt his team is the third-best in the area, but the final week of the season showed that the Panthers have more work to do to narrow the gap between themselves and the top two programs.
Lacrosse

Central girls fall to Bears in first regional semifinal

For the first time, the Pickerington High School Central girls lacrosse team reached a regional semifinal of an Ohio Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association tournament.
Track & Field

North continues OCC title streak

With its improved sprint corps, Lancaster put a scare into the Pickerington High School North boys track and field team in the OCC-Ohio Division meet May 15 and 17 at Thomas Worthington.
Boys Tennis

North, Central stand out in sectional tournament

The Pickerington High School North and Central boys tennis teams each had memorable performances in a Division I sectional tournament at Central.
Boys Volleyball

Panthers lose in regional tourney

One game away from pulling off a historic victory, the Pickerington High School North boys volleyball team lost its grip on the defending state champion.
Softball

Central routs Upper Arlington in tournament

The Pickerington High School Central softball team made decent contact off Upper Arlington pitcher McKinly Vazquez early in their Division I district tournament second-round game May 15.
Baseball

Ballog's double helps North upset Monarchs

Hayden Ballog's two-run double in the seventh inning put the Pickerington High School North baseball team ahead for good in a 7-4 upset of sixth-seeded Marysville in a Division I district semifinal May 19 at Grove City.
Baseball

North finds good time to hit stride

Neither Justin Childers nor his Pickerington High School North baseball teammate, Clay Ebbrecht, heard the other estimate why the Panthers have hit their stride the past few weeks.
Boys Tennis

Doubles teams leading squads

Judging from the seedings, the Pickerington High School Central and North boys tennis teams' best chances to succeed at Central's Division I sectional tournament will come from their doubles players.
Lacrosse

Central boys get break as tournament nears

After what proved to be a regular-season filled with intense moments, the Pickerington High School Central boys lacrosse team gets a breather before it begins the Division I Central Region tournament.
Boys Volleyball

'Intensity' key for Panthers in postseason

Pickerington High School North boys volleyball coach Marci Truex hopes that however long the Panthers stay alive in the postseason, they'd play every game as they did the first in their Division I East Region tournament opener May 10.
Boys Tennis

North turning focus to OCC first-place tourney

With one championship in hand, the Pickerington High School North boys tennis team will compete this weekend for another.
Rugby

Marauders eager to close season strong

By the end of April, members of Pickerington's Marauder Rugby club team were getting a little tired of seeing each other.
Baseball

North playing 'one day at a time'

Pickerington High School North baseball coach Tim Thomas admitted that in past seasons, he might have discussed the importance of this week with his team.
Track & Field

Central girls hope to peak for postseason

Pickerington High School Central girls track and field coach Robb Hammond believes his team is on track as it approaches the postseason.