90-Day Archive

Women's Soccer

Eagles FC gets first win, continues to progress

Eryn Weber has heard more than a few fans of the Columbus Eagles FC say that for as well as the second-year amateur women's soccer team has played so far this season, it should have won more than once in its first seven games.
Week 1: Honorable Mention

Series honors top football teams

The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Cricket

Area kids delving into sport at Dublin camp

Like many young children, Vikram Srikonda has begun playing traditional sports like basketball and baseball. He plans on trying out for soccer in the fall.

Warhawks again win All-Sports trophy

Westerville Central High School athletics director Andy Ey takes pride in his programs' success.
Rowing

Bauer, Huddle win national titles

There are numerous parallels between the experiences Ashley Bauer and Jackie Huddle have had in rowing the last few years.
Football

Divisions changing for many area squads

Since the last time the Ohio High School Athletic Association determined its football divisions based on the enrollment numbers of its member schools in May 2013, Marion-Franklin's boys enrollment dropped by 36 while Beechcroft's was unchanged.
Commentary

Alder is latest in battle over logo

One doesn't have to journey far from Ohio State on a given Friday night in the fall to hear the Buckeyes' fight song being played by a high school band.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring sports season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:
Girls Track & Field

South seeks larger state contingent

As Westerville South High School junior Chasatea Brown stood on the podium at the Division I state track and field meet June 6 at Ohio State, she and coach Jimmy Gaul already were looking ahead to next season.
Boys Track & Field

Central had 'really successful season'

The Westerville Central High School boys track and field team's season featured a fifth consecutive league championship and qualifying five athletes for the Division I state meet.
State Cup Soccer

Area boys teams continue success

Central Ohio boys club soccer teams have continued their run of success in the Ohio South State Cup tournament, winning championships in multiple age brackets for the 15th consecutive year.

Lacrosse sanctioned by OHSAA for 2016-17

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced June 4 that it will sponsor boys and girls lacrosse beginning with the 2016-17 school year.
2015 Memorial Tournament

Long-shot Lingmerth outlasts Rose in playoff

David Lingmerth is the winner of the 40th Memorial Tournament.
Track & Field

Jackowski places 4th in discus at state

Westerville Central High School senior Nate Jackowski had extra motivation during the Division I state boys track and field meet June 6 at Ohio State.

Hastings steps down as North girls volleyball coach

Aaron Hastings recently announced that he has stepped down as coach of the Westerville North High School girls volleyball team to become an assistant with the West Virginia University women's team.

Baseball Final 'got away from' Central

Despite losing to Cincinnati Moeller in the Division I state final June 6, the Westerville Central High School baseball team left Huntington Park proud of its season and already looking forward to what it expects will be another strong year in 2016.
Track & Field

Schulze earns medals in wheelchair events

Westerville Central High School freshman Leah Schulze was part of a special moment in the state track and field meet June 6 at Ohio State.
State Final -- Baseball Div. I

Warhawks overwhelmed in title game

The Westerville Central High School baseball team’s magical season came to a disappointing end June 6 at Huntington Park.
Girls Volleyball

Hastings steps down as Westerville North coach

Aaron Hastings has announced that he has stepped down as coach of the Westerville North High School girls volleyball team to become an assistant with the West Virginia University women’s team.
Baseball — State Semifinal

Warhawks move within one win of title

As Westerville Central High School baseball player Kyle Keifer hustled toward third base for a two-run triple, he saw a familiar face providing guidance.
DeSales Roundup

Volleyball team falls in state final

Having had about 15 minutes to reflect on his team's 26-24, 20-25, 20-25, 29-27, 15-12 loss to Kettering Alter in the Division II state final May 31 at Capital University, DeSales High School boys volleyball coach Andy Feltz rued one statistic in particular.
Regional Champions -- Baseball

Central heading to state tourney

Since Westerville Central High School opened in 2003, the baseball team has enjoyed success at the district level, especially recently.
Track & Field

South's Brown reaches state in one good jump

Westerville South High School junior Chasatea Brown showed the determination that she has displayed throughout her career during the Division I girls track and field regional meet.
Baseball

Westerville Central wins regional title, heads to state

The Westerville Central High School baseball team earned the program’s first Division I state tournament berth with a 9-6 win over Olentangy Liberty in a regional final May 29 at Dublin Coffman.