90-Day Archive

Week 1: Honorable Mention

Series honors top football teams

The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Club Soccer

Central Ohio squads fall short in regional

None of the seven central Ohio club soccer teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Cup from June 20-24 in Fox Cities, Wis., captured a championship.

Divisions changing for many area squads

Since the last time the Ohio High School Athletic Association determined its football divisions based on the enrollment numbers of its member schools in May 2013, Marion-Franklin's boys enrollment dropped by 36 while Beechcroft's was unchanged.

Teams find value in 7-on-7 event

The Dublin Coffman High School football team wasn't able to defend its title in the 7-on-7 State Passing Championships on June 20, but coach Mark Crabtree was encouraged by the host Shamrocks' performance.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring sports season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:

Ricks helps Dayton to winning season

With Tiffany Ricks leading the way this spring, the University of Dayton softball team posted its first winning season since 2005.
Track & Field

Raiders girls excited about next year

After a one-year absence from the Division I state meet, the Reynoldsburg High School girls track and field team advanced a relay to this year's event held June 5 and 6 at Ohio State.

Lacrosse sanctioned by OHSAA for 2016-17

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced June 4 that it will sponsor boys and girls lacrosse beginning with the 2016-17 school year.
2015 Memorial Tournament

Lingmerth outlasts Rose in playoff

David Lingmerth is the winner of the 40th Memorial Tournament.
Hartley Roundup

Hart leaps to 'perfect' state championship

Hartley High School boys track and field coach Reggie Osborne used one word to describe the performance of senior Cameron Hart in the Division II state meet June 5 at Ohio State: Perfect.

Hartley hires baseball, field hockey coaches

Hartley High School recently chose new coaches for baseball and field hockey.
Track & Field

Dulin leads Raiders to 3rd at state

Reynoldsburg High School boys track and field coach Richard Ladowitz believes he got a glimpse into the character of senior Ashton Dulin well after he won the 300-meter hurdles in the Division I state meet June 6 at Ohio State.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Boys relay breaks mark, gets to state

The pieces have come together at the right time for the members of the Reynoldsburg High School boys track and field team's 400-meter relay.
Hartley Roundup

Lopez advances to state in three events

The Hartley High School track and field program will be taking a trio of talented young runners and a pair of seasoned veterans to state.
Hartley Roundup

Baseball squad's rally not enough

For the first time since 2010, the Hartley High School baseball team advanced to a district final.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Boys track team takes third at district

When he thinks of the talent he believes his squad possesses, junior Danzel Moore of the Reynoldsburg High School boys track and field team hopes he and his teammates have lived up to their potential.
Hartley Roundup

Softball squad beats Barons in tournament

The Hartley High School softball team was seeded third for the Division II district tournament, but count junior infielder Justine Morrison as someone who believes her squad isn't respected by everyone in the district.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Girls track team progressing

After winning the OCC-Ohio Division championship in 2012, the Reynoldsburg High School girls track and field team took fourth in 2013 and slipped to seventh a year ago.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Raglin ready to start postseason

Reynoldsburg High School senior boys tennis player Cameron Raglin has had an eye on the next two weeks all season.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Marx growing as long-jumper

Considering the success Travis Marx had in the long jump while competing in junior high, Reynoldsburg High School boys track and field coach Richard Ladowitz wasn't surprised those skills quickly translated to the prep level.