90-Day Archive


Recruiting standard undergoing review

Matt Triplet and Jack DeSantis had what in other sports could be considered a curious exchange the first time they met.

Area players shine in All-Star Classic victory

From a high school football talent perspective, central Ohio proved April 30 that its 2016 graduating class stacked up just fine compared to the rest of the state.

Lee, Perry, Vannett selected in NFL draft

After not having any players from central Ohio selected in either of the last two NFL drafts, three were chosen during this year’s event held April 28-30 in Chicago.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Athletes value benefits of track

To Garegin Soghomonyan, track and field "seemed like the right thing" to do when he was looking for a spring sport in which to participate during his eighth-grade year.
Girls Lacrosse

Wins fortify Bears' resolve

The Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse team might end up pointing to last week as one of the most important stretches of its season.

Area players set for North-South All-Star Classic

Tyrece Speaight expects to run into some old friends this weekend.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Tennis team shows 'more fight'

Upper Arlington High School boys tennis coach Amos Allison wasn't upset about his team's 10-3 overall record entering the week, largely because of the caliber of programs that handed the Golden Bears those losses.
Boys Lacrosse

Baker not just scoring for UA

The Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse team's makeup might have indicated senior Ben Baker would be its leading scorer this year.

Coughlin named Upper Arlington middle school AD

After one year as Upper Arlington High School assistant athletics director, Kathleen Coughlin is leaving that position but will stay within the school district.
Football (Full story)

Division I going back to four-region playoff setup

The Ohio High School Athletic Association has created another opportunity to honor some of its biggest and best football programs throughout the state, and it might save its member schools money along the way.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Softball team 'working together'

The Upper Arlington High School softball team trailed Central Crossing by three runs in the seventh inning of an OCC-Central Division game April 12, but there was no panic in the Golden Bears' dugout.

UA girls fare well in first regatta

If Upper Arlington High School girls rowing coach Michael Rice was concerned about his team after what he called "an interesting spring," the Golden Bears responded well in the Dillon Lake Scholastic Sprints on April 16 at Dillon Lake near Zanesville to open the season.

UA loses Hendrix for season

Jack Hendrix, who was projected as the Upper Arlington High School baseball team’s top pitcher this season, underwent season-ending surgery on his right arm April 12.

UA's Wachtman sidelined with hamstring injury

The Upper Arlington High School softball team will have to build on a solid start without one of its senior leaders.
Boys Tennis

UA looking to play with intensity

Upper Arlington High School boys tennis coach Amos Allison is encountering a situation he's rarely seen in his 11 seasons with the team.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls track squad evolving

As the Upper Arlington High School girls track and field team entered the third week of its season, fifth-year coach Latisha Wilder still was trying to get a grasp on her athletes.
Wellington Roundup

Boys tennis team playing beefed-up schedule

When fifth-year Wellington School boys tennis coach Tom Haddow put together his team's schedule this season, he specifically had the final two weeks of May in mind.
Wellington Roundup

Baseball team looks to bounce back

Not finishing with at least a .500 record and losing its Division IV district tournament opener last season provided motivation for the Wellington School baseball team during the offseason.
Boys Lacrosse

Bears hope to regain title

Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse coach Ted Wolford wants his team to act like the hunter rather than the hunted every year, because whatever the Golden Bears previously achieved, every team is to some degree different than its predecessor.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Girls squad out to defend state title

Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse coach Wendy Pinta has her concerns about this year's team as it seeks its second consecutive Division I state championship and the program's seventh overall.

Bears return top two hitters

Sarah Gibson admitted she doesn't dwell on the Upper Arlington High School softball team's trying 2015 season, but hopes the lessons learned last year provide a springboard to more success.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Baseball team on winning path

In the second year of his tenure, Upper Arlington High School baseball coach Tom Marker thinks his team is ahead of where it was at this time last season.

Central Crossing's Teacher named Super 12 captain

Kameron Teacher is not your typical heavyweight wrestler.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight winter sports season

With the winter season having concluded, it's time to announce our Athletes of the Year.