90-Day Archive

Upper Arlington Roundup

CBJ's Clarkson happy to help hockey squad

Legendary broadcaster Vin Scully's final message to fans after his 67th and final season with the Los Angeles Dodgers boiled down to a theme he had repeated several times during his farewell tour.

Hartley's repeat receives top billing

As we begin 2017, we take a look back at the highlights of central Ohio high school sports for 2016.
Football

Central Ohio players help spark Buckeyes

As one of just three returning offensive starters from a year ago, Pat Elflein has spent the past few weeks helping his Ohio State football teammates understand what they're about to experience.
Commentary

OCC realignment makes Calos reluctant rivals

Westerville South High School boys basketball coach Ed Calo taught his son Anthony everything he knows about the game, from playing to coaching.
Boys Basketball

Area features abundance of young talent

Jeremiah Francis was more than two years away from playing in his first high-school basketball game when college coaches began asking about him.
Basketball

Area teams keeping busy during holidays

What consistently has been central Ohio's best place to find strong smaller-school high school boys basketball competition over the holiday break in recent years turns 10 this season.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Gymnastics team aiming for state

The Upper Arlington High School gymnastics team's season ended in the district meet for the first time in six years, but if early impressions mean anything, first-year coach Erin May is confident that scenario will not repeat.
Boys Tennis

Thieman named UA coach

Will Thieman broke into the tennis head-coaching ranks earlier this year, and now he has a second job he didn’t expect but nonetheless is embracing.
Football

Top bowl games feature central Ohio flare

Now that the dust has settled on the regular season, University of Michigan senior tight end Jake Butt has shifted his focus.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls team counting on youth

Six hours of training Dec. 28 and 29 will introduce at least some of the Upper Arlington High School boys and girls swimming and diving teams to Branin Natatorium, the site of the state meet since 1976.
Wellington Roundup

Boys expect to be tested

The Wellington School boys basketball team is adjusting to its new status this season.
Boys Soccer

Rogers steps down as UA coach

Upper Arlington High School is seeking a boys soccer coach following the recent resignation of Mic Rogers.
Super 25 football team

Latiolais rarely came off field for Bulldogs

With the first undefeated regular season in the Heath High School football team's 53-year history on the line Oct. 28 against Johnstown, Aaron Latiolais was ready for the challenge.
Boys Basketball

UA features deep, talented lineup

Upper Arlington High School boys basketball coach Tim Casey knows as well as anyone that this year's team boasts some star power.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Five district qualifiers return for wrestling team

Upper Arlington High School wrestling coach Matt Stout entered his sixth season at his alma mater as optimistic as he's been in a few years.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls basketball team focusing on guard play

Macy Spielman is a point guard by trade, but as one of two returning starters for the Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team, the 5-foot-10 sophomore doesn't necessarily know where she'll be on the floor at any given time this season.
Super 12 Boys Soccer Team

Skillful Strickler sparked Cardinals

When it comes to analyzing Kristo Strickler’s game, St. Charles Preparatory School soccer coach Chris Vonau struggles to find a flaw.
Athletes of the Year

Honorees highlight 2016 fall season

As the fall season winds down, it’s time to announce our Athletes of the Year.
Boys Golf

Gdovin resigns as UA coach

Citing family commitments, Upper Arlington High School boys golf coach Steve Gdovin recently stepped down after two seasons.
Super 12 Girls Soccer Team

Hensley stands tall in goal for Gahanna

Kaylee Hensley told herself she just needed to save the first shot and she’d be OK.
Boys Soccer

Jaguars to enter MSL with sustained success

Since J.J. Bain took over as coach in 2014, the Wellington School boys soccer team has gone a combined 34-14-8 and this season won a Division III district championship.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Heuerman happy with state effort

Heidi Heuerman's first appearance in the Division I state girls cross country meet was not her first race at National Trail Raceway.
Football

Bears motivated after missing playoff berth

The Upper Arlington High School football team's expected returnees won't have to wrack their brains figuring out a motto to guide them through offseason work and, potentially, the 2017 season.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Water polo team bounces back

Upper Arlington High School assistant boys water polo coach J.J. Spangler was as unhappy as some of his players when their chance at a state championship evaporated Oct. 28.