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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.