90-Day Archive

Commentary

ThisWeek set to tackle another football season

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!
Football

Eagles set to face Raiders in opener

The New Albany and Reynoldsburg high school football teams figure they know each other about as well as two non-league foes can.
Hartley Roundup

Football team to face Central Catholic

Last year, after falling to the Hartley High School football team 20-16 to drop to 0-2, Toledo Central Catholic didn't lose again until the final week of the season.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Competitors motivated to test their mettle

Living in an enviable locale and closing in on a promotion in the Air Force, Beau Burkley didn't welcome his 40-pound weight loss.

Delaware geared up for Ironman's throngs

Athletes will need a mix of determination, training and toughness to overcome the biking, running and swimming courses at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon in Delaware.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Pieces coming together for boys team

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.
Women's Golf (Full Story)

Linnenbom edges Dean for Franklin County title

Jamie Linnenbom can relate to Riley Dean’s first experience playing in the Franklin County Women’s Golf Tournament.
U.S. Senior Open Championship

Scioto Country Club boasts rich tradition

Muirfield Village Golf Club gets the annual notoriety with the Memorial Tournament, but when it comes to golf in central Ohio, nothing matches the history at Scioto Country Club.
Hartley Roundup

Boys golfers intend to focus

Perhaps the biggest theme regarding how the Hartley High School boys golf team is approaching the 2016 season comes from a painful moment last year.
Reynoldsburg Roundup

Girls tennis program growing

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.
Week 6

OCC-Ohio features star power

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.
Commentary

Mount Rushmore series shows area talent runs deep

Considering it's just three weeks until DeSales plays host to Lancaster and Licking Valley plays at Newark Catholic on opening night Aug. 25, it's officially time to get excited about the coming high school football season.
Week 5

Talent abounds in OCC-Central

Central Crossing High School football coach Chris Harr isn't sure what wrinkles in terms of strategy he'll see from opponents in the future of the OCC-Central Division, but he knows he'll be tested.
Swimming

Eastmoor wins fourth straight SESL title

George Melikian and Tyler Mansfield both won three individual events to lead the Eastmoor Swordfish to their fourth consecutive Varsity Division title during the Suburban East Swim League championships July 21 at Gahanna Swim and Racquet Club.
Softball

Zuercher steps down as Hartley coach

After delivering her third child in April, Meghan Zuercher took less than a week off before returning to coach the Hartley High School softball team.
Golf

Worthington to play in PGA Championship

Wyatt Worthington II, a 2005 Groveport Madison High School graduate who lives in Reynoldsburg, is one of four graduates of the PGA Golf Management University program to earn a PGA Championship berth this year.
Week 4

OCC-Cardinal teams pack punch

The high school football programs that made up the OCC-Cardinal Division the last three seasons have attempted to find success over the years by carving their own identities.
Swimming

Kinsale, Jefferson earn CCSL titles

Just as it did last summer, everything fell into place for Kinsale and Jefferson in the Country Club Swim League meet July 12 at Ohio State.
Women's Soccer

Eagles FC shows steady growth in third season

Columbus Eagles FC players practice several nights a week and play games most weekends from Memorial Day to the middle of July, but some members of the third-year amateur women's soccer team are starting to find out they don't necessarily go off the clock.
Week 3

OCC-Capital schools explored

When high school football teams begin league play this fall, one group that will be in for a big shakeup are the members of the OCC-Capital Division.