90-Day Archive


North showing staying power atop league

Westerville North High School wrestling coach David Grant takes pride in his program, so the fact that the Warriors are closing in on their third consecutive outright OCC-Cardinal Division title is not something he takes for granted.

Warcats look to grab berth in state tourney

The Westerville club hockey team will look to lock up third place in the Greater Columbus High School Club Hockey League and a berth in the state tournament when it plays Athens on Friday, Feb. 12, at Chiller North.
Girls Basketball

Central gets third shot at Bradley

The Westerville Central High School girls basketball team is familiar with its opening-round opponent in the Division I district tournament.
Boys Basketball

Wildcats' success tied to Wesson

Since joining the Westerville South High School boys basketball program as a freshman, Andre Wesson has helped the Wildcats remain one of the top teams in the area.
Boys Basketball

North’s Benton scores 1,000th career point

Corey Benton became the fourth Westerville North High School boys basketball player to reach 1,000 career points and made the game-winning shot Feb. 5 against visiting Canal Winchester.

Smaller programs can be beneficial for recruits

Gahanna Lincoln High School defensive lineman Jonathon Cooper might have the highest profile among area seniors who have committed to Football Bowl Subdivision programs.

Rosters announced for North-South Classic

Nearly two dozen players and three coaches from Central District schools will be among the participants in this year's Ohio North-South All-Star Classic football games April 30 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton.

Competitive balance plan pushed back by OHSAA

In a way to limit potential pitfalls, the Ohio High School Athletic Association is putting the implementation of one of its biggest changes in recent years temporarily on hold.

Motivation no problem for Ballard

Jaelyn Ballard has a simple but important message for the opponents she competes against as a member of the Westerville Central High School wrestling team.
Swimming & Diving

Warriors ready to make postseason push

The Westerville North High School swimming and diving program is gearing up for what it hopes is a successful postseason.

Improving Warhawks trio eyeing postseason

Despite having just three girls on the team, Westerville Central High School gymnastics coach Shea Stammen is pleased the Warhawks have been able to reach some goals this season.
Boys Basketball

Wildcats’ Wesson surpasses 1,000-point milestone

Westerville South High School boys basketball player Andre Wesson joined some elite company Jan. 29.
Girls Basketball

Warhawks' Stille rebounds from injury

Emma Stille didn't hear a pop. She just felt some stiffness in her right knee.

Zepfel finds perfect fit with Central

It didn't take Lyssa Zepfel long to get adjusted to what she considers her new family -- the Westerville Central High School girls bowling program.
Boys Basketball

Wildcats hope to move on from loss

Although the Westerville South High School boys basketball team left Ohio Dominican disappointed Jan. 24, the Wildcats remained positive when looking at the big picture.

Warriors move closer to OCC-Cardinal title

The Westerville North High School wrestling team is moving closer to its third consecutive OCC-Cardinal Division title.
Boys Basketball

Play-by-Play Classic features strong field

Three of last year's four Division I district champions in high school boys basketball will be among those hitting the floor this weekend in the 14th annual Jared Sullinger Ohio Scholastic Play-by-Play Classic at Ohio Dominican.

WIAA misses mark on banning chants from fans

Let's hope this isn't the future of high school sports.

Central boys rolling toward league title

The Westerville Central High School boys bowling team is closing in on the Central Ohio High School Bowling Conference-North Division title.
Girls Basketball

Wildcats preparing for rematch with Jaguars

The Westerville South High School girls basketball team gets a second shot at knocking off the defending OCC-Cardinal Division champion.
Swimming & Diving

South setting sights on postseason

Shane Davis is looking forward to his first postseason as coach of the Westerville South High School swimming and diving teams.
Boys Basketball

North making strides in OCC

As the Westerville North High School boys basketball team continues the second round of OCC-Cardinal Division play, coach Shan Trusley is hoping it will have similar efforts like in its victory Jan. 15 over Hilliard Darby.
Boys Basketball

North’s Malone lost to ACL injury

Westerville North High School sophomore guard Julian Malone was lost for the season with a left ACL injury sustained in the boys basketball team’s 76-60 loss to Westerville South on Jan. 8.
Major League Soccer

Central graduate Appiah picked by Colorado

Former Westerville Central High School boys soccer standout Emmanuel Appiah reached a longtime goal by being selected by the Colorado Rapids with the 15th pick of the Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Jan. 14.