90-Day Archive

Westland Roundup

Girls squad trying to stay positive

With his team trailing visiting Canal Winchester 21-7 after one quarter Jan. 10, Westland High School girls basketball coach Matt Jaynes met his players near midcourt as they were leaving the floor and offered encouragement.
Ready Roundup

Volini helping boys grow

Submitting to peer pressure in one area of his life ended up being a good thing for Dominick Volini.
Westland Roundup

Budd enjoys return to gymnastics

When Kennedy Budd left club gymnastics while in sixth grade, she wasn't sure if she would ever return to the sport.

Hartley's repeat receives top billing

As we begin 2017, we take a look back at the highlights of central Ohio high school sports for 2016.
Football

Central Ohio players help spark Buckeyes

As one of just three returning offensive starters from a year ago, Pat Elflein has spent the past few weeks helping his Ohio State football teammates understand what they're about to experience.
Commentary

OCC realignment makes Calos reluctant rivals

Westerville South High School boys basketball coach Ed Calo taught his son Anthony everything he knows about the game, from playing to coaching.
Boys Basketball

Area features abundance of young talent

Jeremiah Francis was more than two years away from playing in his first high-school basketball game when college coaches began asking about him.
Basketball

Area teams keeping busy during holidays

What consistently has been central Ohio's best place to find strong smaller-school high school boys basketball competition over the holiday break in recent years turns 10 this season.
Westland Roundup

Wrestlers prepare for 'tough' tourney

As the Westland High School wrestling team began practice Dec. 19, senior Jacob Lewis assumed a leadership role, leading the training session before coach Chas McCutcheon and his assistants arrived.
Football

Top bowl games feature central Ohio flare

Now that the dust has settled on the regular season, University of Michigan senior tight end Jake Butt has shifted his focus.
Ready Roundup

Aiello eager to lead successful wrestling program

With future college All-American Ross Thatcher leading the way, the Ready High School wrestling team scored 26 points in the 1995 Division III state tournament to continue one of the best eras in program history.
Westland Roundup

Boys bounce back from opening loss

Once football season concluded, Westland High School sophomore DeShawn Evans quickly turned his focus to basketball.
Super 25 football team

Latiolais rarely came off field for Bulldogs

With the first undefeated regular season in the Heath High School football team's 53-year history on the line Oct. 28 against Johnstown, Aaron Latiolais was ready for the challenge.
Westland Roundup

Depth should help wrestling squad

The Westland High School wrestling team has more depth than it did a year ago.
Ready Roundup

Boys basketball squad rounding into form

After enduring a tough midseason stretch last winter, things came together for the Ready High School boys basketball team.