90-Day Archive

Ready Roundup

Briggs next for football squad

Neither the Ready High School football team nor Briggs likely wants to experience what occurred a year ago when they met.
Westland Roundup

Volleyball team continues growth

Second-year Westland High School girls volleyball coach Teri Goldammer believes important steps were taken during the offseason to improve the program.
Westland Roundup

Football team to face Hornets

Westland High School football coach Kyle Goebbel said his players have had the team's rematch with Licking Heights marked on their calendars since losing to the Hornets 69-7 in last season's opener.
Ready Roundup

Football squad to open with Whitehall

Although the programs have had roughly the same record the last two seasons, the Ready High School football team has continued to have Whitehall's number.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

Len Iglar describes it as an addiction, or being similar to a cult.
Westland Roundup

Boys soccer coach optimistic

When Jamie Dato stepped down after seven seasons as boys soccer coach at Grove City High School three years ago, he knew there was a certain job that could lure him back to the sideline.
Week 6

OCC-Ohio features star power

Whether it's been playoff appearances or players moving on to the next level, the high school football teams that have competed in the OCC-Ohio Division in recent years were part of what was perhaps central Ohio's deepest league.
Commentary

Mount Rushmore series shows area talent runs deep

Considering it's just three weeks until DeSales plays host to Lancaster and Licking Valley plays at Newark Catholic on opening night Aug. 25, it's officially time to get excited about the coming high school football season.

Mind over matter?

Athletes and fitness enthusiasts have forever looked for that little extra -- and mostly legal -- edge.
Week 5

Talent abounds in OCC-Central

Central Crossing High School football coach Chris Harr isn't sure what wrinkles in terms of strategy he'll see from opponents in the future of the OCC-Central Division, but he knows he'll be tested.
Football

Miller displays passion, gives back at ProCamp

Braxton Miller's passion for interacting with young athletes was evident July 13 and 14 at Worthington Kilbourne High School.
Week 4

OCC-Cardinal teams pack punch

The high school football programs that made up the OCC-Cardinal Division the last three seasons have attempted to find success over the years by carving their own identities.
Women's Soccer

Eagles FC shows steady growth in third season

Columbus Eagles FC players practice several nights a week and play games most weekends from Memorial Day to the middle of July, but some members of the third-year amateur women's soccer team are starting to find out they don't necessarily go off the clock.
Week 3

OCC-Capital schools explored

When high school football teams begin league play this fall, one group that will be in for a big shakeup are the members of the OCC-Capital Division.
Week 2

Series continues with LCL, MSL

Well before the rebirth of the Licking County League and the expansion and realignment of the Mid-State League in 2013, small-school programs from the Central District were known for producing some of the state's best high school football talent.