90-Day Archive

Week 1: CCL and City League

Series names each school's best

Over the past two-plus decades, central Ohio high school football has made its mark in just about every way imaginable.
Baseball

Area players taken in MLB draft

Ronnie Dawson, a 2013 Licking Heights High School graduate and a junior at Ohio State, was selected by the Houston Astros in the second round of the MLB draft June 9.
Club Soccer

Area teams preparing for Midwest Regional Cup

The 216 club soccer teams competing in the Midwest Regional Cup have so little room for error that even a tie in pool play can end the chances of playing for a championship.
Cross Country

OHSAA approves postseason changes

When the Ohio High School Athletic Association began combining boys and girls enrollments to determine postseason divisions for cross country in 2013, one of the coaches who expressed disappointed in the decision was Watterson’s Matt McGowan.
Football (Full story)

Division I playoff games moving to Friday

What many view as an almost sacred tradition will be a part of the postseason beginning this fall for central Ohio’s biggest high school football programs.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Girls track team made strides

The Reynoldsburg High School girls track and field team seemed to get better as the season went on, particularly in events in which it featured underclassmen.
Memorial Tournament

McGirt picks up first PGA Tour win

The third consecutive playoff produced the third consecutive first-time winner at Muirfield Village Golf Course.
State Track Notes

Jerome twins reach podium with heavy hearts

Dublin Jerome High School senior twin distance runners Brad and Carly Davis ran in their first state track and field meet with more on their minds than reaching the Division I awards podium.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Boys team places second at state

As the Reynoldsburg High School boys track and field team was being honored as the Division I state runner-up June 4 at Ohio State, the meet's official announcer noted the Raiders were receiving a trophy for the first time in program history.
Hartley Roundup

Girls relay perseveres, finishes third at state

The Hartley High School girls track and field team's 400-meter relay saved its best for the last weekend of the season.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Boys track squad shines at regional

For Reynoldsburg High School boys track and field standouts Mark Gooden and Sterling Smith, it hasn't been difficult to know when to turn it on this postseason.
Hartley Roundup

Lopez leads girls track team at regional meet

Gana Lopez barely has enough fingers on one hand to count how many parts of her body have felt banged up this season.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Boys track squad wins district title

Danzel Moore wasn't sure if the Reynoldsburg High School boys track and field team had won a Division I district championship before it did so in the district 2 meet that concluded May 21 at Hilliard Darby.
Hartley Roundup

Sprinters start postseason strong

The sprint corps of the Hartley High School girls track and field team got out to a strong postseason start.

Reynoldsburg hires two coaches, names AD

The hiring of two Reynoldsburg High School fall coaches became official at the board of education meeting held earlier this week.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Goal shifts in district track meet

The way Reynoldsburg High School boys and girls track and field coach Richard Ladowitz sees it, the postseason is the time to cash in all of his chips.
Hartley Roundup

Bender qualifies for district tennis tourney

Sophomore Collin Bender will represent the Hartley High School boys tennis team in the Division II district tournament.
Commentary

Coaches inspire sons to follow in their footsteps

It's easy to underestimate how much of an impact a coach can have until he or she is not doing it anymore.
Hartley Roundup

Baseball team earns share of league title

The way Hartley High School baseball coach Chris Sawyer sees it, the CCL lived up to expectations this season.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Campbell, Gooden make impact

For Reynoldsburg High School seniors Daniel Campbell and Mark Gooden, the cliche "better late than never" is an accurate depiction of what they've accomplished for the boys track and field team.