90-Day Archive

Girls Volleyball

Upper Arlington selects Van Arsdale as new coach

After eight years away from the volleyball sidelines but not the game itself, Chris Van Arsdale was named Upper Arlington High School’s new girls volleyball coach Jan. 16.
Wrestling

Bears' Turkelson living up to own expectations

Mark Turkelson of the Upper Arlington High School wrestling team minces no words about why he took up the sport as an eighth-grader.
Wellington Roundup

Girls squad wins tourney

The Wellington School girls basketball team won the Jaguar Invitational for the first time since 2007.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Gymnasts show commitment

With only three upperclassmen on her team, Upper Arlington High School gymnastics coach Jennifer Lippold anticipated having to ask a lot of her nine underclassmen, including six freshmen.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Growth spurt puts Steger in enhanced role

As recently as a year ago, Onno Steger of the Upper Arlington High School boys basketball team might not have foreseen the role he now fills for the Golden Bears.
Swimming & Diving

Versatile Long puts focus on 'mental game'

Gracie Long of the Upper Arlington High School girls swimming and diving team admitted she doesn't have a magic formula to reclaim the state title she won in the Division I 100-yard freestyle as a freshman or help set yet another state record in a relay.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls basketball team ahead of schedule

Having lost three starters from last season when his program won its first Division I district championship since 1989, Upper Arlington High School girls basketball coach Chris Savage knew he would spend the early part of the season fitting new players into new roles.
Hockey

Lee hopes to lead UA to state title

Brian Lee once hoped to play Division I college hockey, but a serious concussion changed the Upper Arlington High School senior's plans.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Caldwell builds endurance for position switch

As part of his transformation from shooting guard to point guard, Griffin Caldwell of the Upper Arlington High School boys basketball team knew he needed more pop in his step.
Wellington Roundup

Pressure defense aids boys basketball team

The Wellington School boys basketball team's pressure defense has helped offset its struggling half-court offense.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Coach excited to guide gymnasts

With the Upper Arlington High School gymnastics team coming off its first state team appearance in 11 years, first-year coach Jennifer Lippold is taking a humble approach.
Boys Golf

Retiring Mautz 'enjoyed every minute' with UA

This time, Ron Mautz swears he isn't coming back.
Swimming & Diving

Upper Arlington girls value team leadership

Often hesitant to single out particular swimmers for praise, 12th-year Upper Arlington High School girls swimming and diving coach Dan Peterkoski was blunt describing one of his anticipated keys for success this season.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Coach: Wrestling team headed on right path

In some respects, the Upper Arlington High School wrestling team will look like the squad last year that advanced eight wrestlers to the Division I district tournament.
Wellington Roundup

Girls basketball team hopes height pays off

Wellington School girls basketball coach Bill Mitchin is hoping that his team can take advantage of its size.
Boys Basketball

Rebuilt Bears look to remain patient

When the Upper Arlington High School boys basketball team takes the floor for its season opener Friday, Dec. 5, at Centennial, it will have been 258 days since its 62-58 overtime loss to Lakewood St. Edward in the Division I state final.
Girls Basketball

UA searching for right combination

The Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team is coming off its first Division I district championship since 1989, but the first order of business for the Golden Bears isn't winning a second.
Hockey

Hard-working Bears display abundance of energy

If any players on the Upper Arlington High School hockey team still rue the letdown that cost the Golden Bears their first district final appearance since 2007, they're venting in the form of practices that bring them to the brink of exhaustion.
Football

Cutler building UA program at lower levels

Joel Cutler never lacked something to do in his first season as coach of the Upper Arlington High School football team, but he always was concerned by more than the task at hand.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Football team shows grit in loss to Shamrocks

If the Upper Arlington High School football team's season was to end one way or another Oct. 30 at Dublin Coffman, coach Joel Cutler made sure his team went down swinging.
Cross Country

Heuerman recovers to qualify for state

With the finish line in sight, Ann Heuerman of the Upper Arlington High School girls cross country team barely had any energy left to give.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Football team faces must-win

For the second consecutive year, the final game of the regular season will have a large say in whether the Upper Arlington High School football team makes the playoffs.