With a plethora of offensive weapons at its disposal, the Reynoldsburg High School football team scored more than 50 points in back-to-back games for the first time in coach Buddy White's six-year tenure.
The last time the Reynoldsburg and Olentangy football teams met, the Raiders would go on to make the playoffs for the first time while the Braves were a usually middling program in a district that still had one high school.
In its first season under coach Matt Bailey last fall, the Reynoldsburg High School girls volleyball team improved by three victories from the year before and won its first Division I district tournament match since 2005.
Two-a-days are a memory as are the scrimmages. Yes, another football season is set to kick off Thursday, Aug. 25, in central Ohio when Lancaster visits DeSales and Licking Valley is at Newark Catholic, and it's about time!
Since taking over as Reynoldsburg High School boys soccer coach in May, Tony Labudovski has spent as much time focusing on the mental side of the game with his players as he has on the scheme his program plans to play.
With several of its athletes competing throughout the summer on a squad coached by Les Somogyi, a Reynoldsburg High School girls tennis team that likely will feature several young players may have gotten a head start on its fall season.
Whether it's been playoff appearances or players moving on to the next level, the high school football teams that have competed in the OCC-Ohio Division in recent years were part of what was perhaps central Ohio's deepest league.