90-Day Archive

Women's Soccer

Eagles FC gets first win, continues to progress

Eryn Weber has heard more than a few fans of the Columbus Eagles FC say that for as well as the second-year amateur women's soccer team has played so far this season, it should have won more than once in its first seven games.
Week 1: Honorable Mention

Series honors top football teams

The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Club Soccer

Central Ohio squads fall short in regional

None of the seven central Ohio club soccer teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Cup from June 20-24 in Fox Cities, Wis., captured a championship.

Pusateri hired as Bears' new AD

Tony Pusateri didn't give himself a chance to retire.
Football

Squads find value in soggy 7-on-7

The Dublin Coffman High School football team wasn't able to defend its title in the 7-on-7 State Passing Championships on June 20, but coach Mark Crabtree was encouraged by the host Shamrocks' performance.
Commentary

Alder is latest in battle over logo

One doesn't have to journey far from Ohio State on a given Friday night in the fall to hear the Buckeyes' fight song being played by a high school band.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:

UA graduate honored for academic success

Grant Jones knows who he is -- and isn't.
Boys Lacrosse

Awards bittersweet for Bears

The Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse team got several awards June 6, but not the one it really wanted.
Upper Arlington Athletics

New AD resigns unexpectedly

From the time he was named Upper Arlington High School’s athletics director April 14, Jonas Smith embraced his new challenge. But there is something else Smith prizes even more — his family.
Softball

DelBoccio steps down as UA coach

Todd DelBoccio, who helped guide the Upper Arlington High School softball team to one of the best seasons in program history, has resigned after eight seasons.
Track & Field

Heuerman places sixth at state in 3,200

If only for a while during the first three laps June 6, junior Ann Heuerman of the Upper Arlington High School girls track and field team knew how it felt to be the best 3,200-meter runner in the state.
State Cup Soccer

Area boys teams continue run of success

Central Ohio boys club soccer teams have continued their run of success in the Ohio South State Cup tournament, winning championships in multiple age brackets for the 15th consecutive year.

Lacrosse sanctioned by OHSAA for 2016-17

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced June 4 that it will sponsor boys and girls lacrosse beginning with the 2016-17 school year.
2015 Memorial Tournament

Long-shot Lingmerth outlasts Rose in playoff

David Lingmerth is the winner of the 40th Memorial Tournament.
Boys Lacrosse

UA's state title streak ends

The Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse team couldn't help feeling somewhat lost after the Division I state championship game June 6 at New Albany.
State Final — Div. I Boys Lacrosse

UA watches lead slip away in loss to St. Xavier

A tale of two halves did not play out well for the Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse team in the Division I state final June 6 at New Albany.
Wellington Roundup

Biernat posts win at state tennis tourney

Connor Biernat of the Wellington School boys tennis team went 1-1 in singles in the Division II state tournament May 29 at Ohio State.
State Champions -- Girls Lacrosse

Bears defeat Aviators for title

Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse coach Wendy Pinta admits not all state championships are created equal.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Baker leads boys lacrosse team to regional title

To the seniors on this year's Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse team, the program's three consecutive Division I state championships might as well not exist this week.
Boys Tennis

UA places third in OTCA tourney

For the second consecutive year, Upper Arlington High School boys tennis coach Amos Allison ended the season with more of a pep talk than he would have preferred.
Wellington Roundup

Causey earns spot in regional track meet

Keilah Causey placed fourth in the 300-meter hurdles in 48.13 seconds while competing as an individual for the Wellington School girls track and field team in the Division III district meet that concluded May 23 at Whitehall.
Girls Lacrosse

Bears roll into state semifinal

The Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse team has built quite a head of steam the past two months, and it hopes it has enough momentum left for two more wins.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Tennis players bound for state

If getting there is half the fun, as an age-old saying goes, then the Upper Arlington High School boys tennis team had a few memorable moments as it clinched representation in the Division I state tournament for the 57th consecutive year.