90-Day Archive

Wellington Roundup

Boys tennis team sends four to district

Four members of the Wellington School boys tennis team qualified for the Division II district tournament Friday, May 22, at Columbus Academy and Saturday, May 23, at Upper Arlington.
Track & Field

UA's Jones excelling in pole vault

Emily Jones of the Upper Arlington High School girls track and field team gave up gymnastics to commit to a future in pole vault, but the senior isn't sure she'd be vaulting at the University of Dayton without having put several years into her other sport.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Crew program set for nationals

For the most part, the six boats the Upper Arlington High School rowing program will field in this weekend's Scholastic Rowing Association of America (SRAA) national championships will contain the same crews as they have all season.
Wellington Roundup

Lacrosse squad looks to win out

The Wellington School boys lacrosse team is trying to put together a winning season under first-year coach Idin Pirasteh after going 1-18 a year ago.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Boys tennis team ready for sectional

Upper Arlington High School boys tennis coach Amos Allison wasn't necessarily surprised when area powers New Albany and St. Charles decided to participate in the Golden Bears' home Division I sectional tournament this week.
Baseball

Bears turn focus to district tournament

Despite the Upper Arlington High School baseball team having been in contention for the OCC-Central Division championship until the final day of league play, coach Tom Marker insisted all along that the title was not necessarily a top priority.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Softball team enjoys taste of success

Opinions on when the Upper Arlington High School softball team turned the corner this year differ between coach Todd DelBoccio and his players, although not by much.
Girls Lacrosse

Pinta, Stimmel guide Bears with expertise

By the fall of 2011, Wendy Pinta was preparing for her second stint as Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse coach.
Baseball

UA's Pinnick plays leading role

Spencer Pinnick of the Upper Arlington High School baseball team got down on himself after a recent hitting slump, even though he has been solid defensively at shortstop.
Wellington Roundup

Lacrosse coach not fully satisfied

Wellington School boys lacrosse coach Idin Pirasteh said his players were excited about winning two of their first four games after finishing 1-18 last year.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Matthews keeping an eye on state track meet

Christian Matthews of the Upper Arlington High School boys track and field team is setting goals one at a time.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Lacrosse team tightens defense

After watching her team allow 44 goals in its first four games, Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse coach Wendy Pinta knew making adjustments and effectively increasing ball pressure would be no small task.
Athletics

Smith excited to serve as AD

Fans of the Upper Arlington High School boys basketball team took over Value City Arena during the Division I state tournament in March 2014, filling at least half of the arena for the Golden Bears' semifinal win over Trotwood-Madison and an overtime loss to Lakewood St. Edward in the final.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Boys lacrosse team 'ready to go'

As the three-time defending Division I state champion, the Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse team is used to extending its season into June.
Wellington Roundup

Lacrosse squad focusing on skills

Under first-year coach Idin Pirasteh, the Wellington School boys lacrosse team has embraced "#WeBasic."
Boys Tennis

UA's lineup remains unsettled

Upper Arlington High School boys tennis coach Amos Allison swears his uncertainty about his team's lineup early in the season isn't an attempt to pull a "fast one" on opponents.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls runners eyeing state

The athletes on the Upper Arlington High School girls track and field team who have tasted success as members of the cross country team are seeking to extend their spring season as far as it can go.
Wellington Roundup

Baseball team comprised of 'utility' players

Wellington School baseball coach Craig Jones had a hard time choosing his lineup to start the season because each of his players can play multiple positions.
Baseball

UA coach emphasizing details

Upper Arlington High School baseball players know they need to pay close attention to the instructions handed down by first-year coach Tom Marker.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Softball squad begins rebuild

Upper Arlington High School softball coach Todd DelBoccio acknowledges his team will need a learning curve early on, but he hopes the Golden Bears' progression will pick up steam as the season gets rolling.
Boys Lacrosse

Bears emphasizing communication

A few times during a recent practice, Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse coach Ted Wolford had to remind his players that effective communication includes being loud on the field.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls lacrosse squad looks to dictate tempo

Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse coach Wendy Pinta wants her players to be "comfortable with being uncomfortable" so that the team avoids another early finish to the season.
Swimming & Diving

UA boys striving to regain elite status

The speech Upper Arlington High School boys swimming and diving coach Mike de Bear gave his team after the conclusion of the Division I state meet Feb. 28 bore some similarities to what girls coach Dan Peterkoski told his team two years ago when its eight-year streak of state championships was snapped.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Hockey team had season to remember

Minutes after his team's season ended, Upper Arlington High School hockey coach Jay Graham wasn't entirely in the mood to reflect on one of the best seasons in program history.