It might sound surprising to hear from a quarterback who is closing in on 7,000 career passing yards, but Olentangy High School's Deeb Haber long considered college baseball his future rather than football.
The Upper Arlington High School girls soccer team completed its best season since 2010, and now that it has that experience under its belt, coach Chris Merrick hopes the Golden Bears are back on an upswing.
Football fans who concentrate on the moment might not realize it, but the postseason pedigrees of the high school football teams for Pickerington Central and Upper Arlington have more similarities than differences.
The Upper Arlington High School girls water polo team scored two goals in the final 1 minute, 11 seconds of the first half of the state final against Cincinnati Sycamore on Oct. 24 at Ohio Wesleyan University, giving them some momentum after an early three-goal deficit.
Given that the Upper Arlington High School girls water polo team is undefeated in the state this season, coach Dan Peterkoski was not surprised that the Golden Bears earned the top seed in the state tournament Friday, Oct. 23, and Saturday, Oct. 24, at Ohio Wesleyan University.
Maybe it was fitting that the Upper Arlington High School girls tennis team's season ended with the best celebration of all against a team that took away something the Golden Bears have enjoyed for a generation.
When Olivia and Paige Kompa of the Upper Arlington High School girls tennis team begin play in the Division I state tournament Friday, Oct. 16, it will be the continuation of a grand plan that began before this school year.
The Dublin Jerome High School girls tennis team will look to capture its fourth OTCA Division I state team title in five seasons after beating Upper Arlington 3-1 on Oct. 12 in a district final at home.