90-Day Archive

Football

Rosters announced for North-South Classic

Nearly two dozen players and three coaches from Central District schools will be among the participants in this year's Ohio North-South All-Star Classic football games April 30 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.

Competitive balance plan pushed back by OHSAA

In a way to limit potential pitfalls, the Ohio High School Athletic Association is putting the implementation of one of its biggest changes in recent years temporarily on hold.
Wellington Roundup

Girls basketball team seeded fifth in district

With three games left in the regular season, the Wellington School girls basketball team already had surpassed its win total from a year ago.
Swimming & Diving

UA girls break league records

The Upper Arlington High School girls swimming and diving team generally uses the OCC-Central Division meet as a test run for the postseason that begins Feb. 13 with a Division I sectional in its home pool.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Gymnasts hoping to overcome injuries

For the third time in five competitions this season, the Upper Arlington High School gymnastics team ended up with between 127 and 128 points in a five-team meet Jan. 27 at Thomas Worthington.
Girls Basketball

Upper Arlington’s Eisenman has game to remember

Kortney Eisenman of the Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team continued a historic month Jan. 26, becoming the Golden Bears’ second 1,000-point scorer and their all-time leading rebounder in a 69-20 win over Central Crossing.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Spielman seeing 'whole picture'

Macy Spielman is the Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team's designated point guard, but she doesn't always bring the ball up the floor.
Men's Lacrosse

Former Bears chosen in draft

Ted Wolford is no stranger to seeing his former players selected in the Major League Lacrosse draft.
Major League Lacrosse

UA alumni drafted by Machine

Two former Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse players were drafted into Major League Lacrosse on Jan. 22, and both will be coming home.
Commentary

WIAA misses mark on banning chants from fans

Let's hope this isn't the future of high school sports.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Extra weight pays off for Wunderlich

Three weeks elapsed between the end of football season and the first wrestling meet of the year, and Upper Arlington High School senior Izak Wunderlich needed almost every hour to decide whether he'd return to wrestling.
Wellington Roundup

Boys basketball team 'just focusing on us'

Cam Edmondson is having fun this season.
Boys Basketball

Bench players playing valuable role for Bears

When the Upper Arlington High School boys basketball team began to make its game-changing run late in the first quarter Jan. 8 against Dublin Coffman, the Golden Bears had as few as two starters on the floor.
Basketball

Area teams primed for prestigious tournaments

When the Dublin Jerome High School boys basketball team's seniors were sophomores, they told then first-year coach Jamie Pearson about their dream of someday being invited to participate in the Flyin' to the Hoop Invitational.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Hockey team out to reach 'other gear'

The Upper Arlington High School hockey team has reached its annual midseason break, and the Golden Bears are hopeful that a climb up the Capital Hockey Conference-Red Division standings is imminent.
Hockey

Coffman, UA settle for 2-all tie

The Upper Arlington and Dublin Coffman high school hockey teams played an end-to-end chess match Jan. 10 at Chiller Dublin, with neither establishing many palpable advantages.
Full story

Wellington to join MSL

A process that began about three years ago came to fruition just before the holiday break when the Mid-State League-Cardinal Division voted to accept the Wellington School as one of its members for the 2017-18 school year.
Dispatch Scholar-Athletes

Program puts winners on route to success

The versatility that helped Molly Dengler and Eric Erb excel in high school athletics provided each with new adventures the last few years.
Commentary

Recruits face decisions when coaches move on

Sometime on Feb. 3, Tyrece Speaight will sign a letter of intent to play football at Miami University.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Swimmers eye Olympic Trials

The first Olympic Games that Katie Trace clearly remembers watching were eight years ago in Beijing, when American swimmer Michael Phelps won eight gold medals.
Diving

Johnston, Dinsmore advance to World Cup

One central Ohio native is a step closer to her second Olympic appearance, and another drew closer to his first during the USA Diving Winter National Championships that concluded Dec. 20 in Indianapolis.
Basketball

Area teams primed for holiday tournaments

There might not seem to be much of a downside to leaving the typically cold weather conditions of Ohio to play in a basketball tournament in Florida over the holiday break.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Warner emerges for girls team

Although Caroline Warner is in her second full season with the Upper Arlington High School girls basketball team, coach Chris Savage admits she probably is good enough to have been a three-year starter in some program, if not his own.
Wellington Roundup

Girls squad battling hard

Wellington School girls basketball coach Bill Mitchin has enjoyed watching his team, which features just two seniors, grow together during the season's first half.