90-Day Archive

North seeking athletics director

Vicki Saunders will not return in the fall as athletics director at Westerville North High School, principal Kurt Yancey said.
Rowing

Westerville advances two boats to nationals

Considering there have been seasons when three times as many of his team's rowers have qualified for USRowing Youth Nationals, Westerville high school club coach Matt Chase wouldn't describe his program as being content with its latest regatta.
Softball

Wamsley: Warhawks enjoyed 'great season'

Westerville Central High School softball coach Brian Wamsley was quick to point to his team's accomplishments this season moments after an 8-4 loss to Marysville in a Division I district semifinal May 16 at Olentangy.
Boys Tennis

Kotik, Clark led way for 'Cats

After falling just short of earning a Division I district berth last year, Westerville South High School boys tennis player Jacob Kotik reached that goal this season.
Track & Field

Central girls make mark at district

The Westerville Central High School girls track and field team was looking to carry the momentum of finishing second in the Division I, district 1 meet into the regional, which began May 25 and concludes Friday, May 27, at Pickerington North.
Boys Volleyball

Wildcats fall just short in East Region final

The Westerville South High School boys volleyball team couldn't finish the deal against second-seeded Pickerington North, losing a Division I East Region final 16-25, 19-25, 25-17, 26-24, 15-11 on May 20 at Westerville Central.
Lacrosse

Coach: North boys squad shows moxie

First-year Westerville North High School boys lacrosse coach Nate Nelson entered the season looking to rejuvenate the program.
Baseball

Warhawks fall in district final

The Westerville Central High School baseball team's dream of playing in its second consecutive Division I state final came up short, but coach Jeff Keifer was proud of what the Warhawks accomplished.
Softball

Francisco steps down as North coach

Coach Joe Francisco has announced that he has stepped down after 25 years leading the Westerville North High School softball program.
DeSales Roundup

Underclassmen sparking boys lacrosse squad

The DeSales High School boys lacrosse team's underclassmen couldn't be accused of simply falling in line when they joined the varsity ranks.
Softball

Central falls to Marysville in district semi

The Westerville Central High School softball team finished the most successful season in program history at 23-5 with an 8-4 loss to seventh-seeded Marysville in a Division I district semifinal May 16 at Olentangy.
Track & Field

South girls team ready 'to shine'

According to standout athlete Chasatea' Brown, the Westerville South High School girls track and field team embraces the extra pressure of the postseason.
Boys Volleyball

Wildcats top Cardinals in postseason opener

The Westerville South High School boys volleyball team played 10th-seeded Dublin Coffman in a Division I East Region semifinal May 17 at Pickerington North.
Boys Tennis

Warriors' Mayotte earns return to district

Westerville North High School boys tennis player Daniel Mayotte earned his second consecutive Division I district berth, placing second in a sectional held May 12 and 13 at Reynoldsburg.
Baseball

Central beats North in tourney

The Westerville Central High School baseball team continued its chase for a return trip to the Division I state tournament when it played 20th-seeded St. Charles on May 17 at Upper Arlington.
Softball

Warhawks’ Peak, Comets’ Gant, Pacers’ Huck toss no-hitters

Play in the Division I district softball tournament May 11 included a trio of no-hitters.
Commentary

Coaches inspire sons to follow in their footsteps

It's easy to underestimate how much of an impact a coach can have until he or she is not doing it anymore.
Track & Field

North's Beck battles back from cancer

Westerville North High School track and field coach Johnny Jackson recalls a program meeting before last season that centered on the return of then-junior Aubrey Beck to the girls team.
Softball

'Tough competition' tests Warhawks

The Westerville Central High School softball team entered the Division I district tournament looking to ride the momentum of winning its third consecutive OCC-Cardinal Division title.
Track & Field

OCC meet provides tune-up for postseason

The three Westerville high school boys and girls track and field programs will have their final tune-up for the Division I postseason in the OCC-Cardinal Division meet Thursday, May 12, and Saturday, May 14, at Hilliard Davidson.
Baseball

Central comes up short in OCC

Although it fell short of repeating as OCC-Cardinal Division champion, the Westerville Central High School baseball team entered the postseason with its usual goals.
DeSales Roundup

Top of batting order leading baseball team

DeSales High School baseball coach Tom Neubert has no doubt his team's offense can hold up its end of the bargain as the Stallions seek their first Division II district championship since 2012.
Football

Area players shine in All-Star Classic victory

From a high school football talent perspective, central Ohio proved April 30 that its 2016 graduating class stacked up just fine compared to the rest of the state.
Football

Vannett selected in third round of NFL draft

After not having any players from central Ohio selected in either of the last two NFL drafts, three were chosen during this year’s event held April 28-30 in Chicago.