90-Day Archive

Boys Basketball (Updated Feb. 12)

Damage to home stands forces St. Charles to move game

The St. Charles Preparatory School basketball team has moved its Division I district tournament opener against Reynoldsburg to Columbus Academy.

Competitive balance plan pushed back by OHSAA

In a way to limit potential pitfalls, the Ohio High School Athletic Association is putting the implementation of one of its biggest changes in recent years temporarily on hold.
Signing Day

Big Ten football entices central Ohio recruits

Of the nearly 100 central Ohio high school seniors who have committed to play college football, just 18 have signed letters of intent to compete for a Power Five conference program.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Wrestlers tuning up for postseason

As its regular season comes to a close, the Reynoldsburg High School wrestling team has one thing on its mind: Healing.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Pannell developing into defensive gem

Almost immediately after she joined the Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball team Nov. 17 following her transfer from Newark, sophomore Adrian Crockwell became the Raiders' point guard.
Hartley Roundup

Family inspires Wairegi's drive for success

Salmika Wairegi developed into one of central Ohio's best girls golfers the last few years, and she also cherishes her time as a member of the Hartley High School girls bowling team.
Commentary

Visitors should expect antics from home fans

The "Curtain of Distraction" sits under the basket on the west end of the Reynoldsburg High School gymnasium, waiting to help work magic for the Raiders.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Fair expands role, emerges as leader

Mark Fair has been taking his expanding role on the Reynoldsburg High School boys basketball team in stride.
Wrestling

Hartley beats St. Charles to defend CCL title

The Hartley High School wrestling team won its third consecutive CCL championship by defeating visiting St. Charles 48-24 on Jan. 20.
Commentary

WIAA misses mark on banning chants from fans

Let's hope this isn't the future of high school sports.
Hockey

Young Prowlers continue to build

The Prowler Hockey Association club team continues to struggle.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Bray striving for future in MMA

As much as senior Skyler Bray has enjoyed being a part of the Reynoldsburg High School wrestling team the last four seasons, he doesn't expect this to be his last stop in terms of using his physical skills.
Hartley Roundup

Morgan returns to boys team

With nearly all of its key players back, the biggest issue the Hartley High School boys basketball team faced early on was how some of the football players in the program would fit in once that season ended the first weekend in December.
Basketball

Area teams primed for prestigious tournaments

When the Dublin Jerome High School boys basketball team's seniors were sophomores, they told then first-year coach Jamie Pearson about their dream of someday being invited to participate in the Flyin' to the Hoop Invitational.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Gaver tackling new challenge

Acadia Gaver has been competing in swimming since she was about 6 years old, but that doesn't mean it has gotten monotonous for the Reynoldsburg High School senior.
Dispatch Scholar-Athletes

Program puts winners on route to success

The versatility that helped Molly Dengler and Eric Erb excel in high school athletics provided each with new adventures the last few years.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Young talent energizing girls squad

Jack Purtell first got into coaching more than 30 years ago, but the longtime Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball coach admits to feeling revitalized this winter.
Hartley Roundup

Swim program gearing for test

With the CCL meet less than one month away, the Hartley High School swimming and diving program should get one of its tougher tests of the regular season when it competes Friday, Jan. 8, at the Powell YMCA against Olentangy Liberty and Central Crossing.
Basketball

Area teams primed for holiday tournaments

There might not seem to be much of a downside to leaving the typically cold weather conditions of Ohio to play in a basketball tournament in Florida over the holiday break.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Boys team eyeing big picture

During the season's first three weeks, the Reynoldsburg High School boys basketball team has played -- and lost to -- a who's who of opponents that got out to strong starts.