90-Day Archive

Football

Lions, 'Cats set to battle

It doesn't matter to Westerville South High School football coach Kyle Stout that his team's next opponent has 11 new starters on offense and also has had to replace half of its defense from a year ago.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup

Girls runners seek league, state titles

Having its run of four consecutive league championships end last fall might have sharpened the resolve of the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls cross country team heading into this season.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Football team cruises in opener, looks to start 2-0

The Columbus Academy football team will look to carry momentum from a dominating opening-night performance into its home opener Friday, Sept. 2, against Linden-McKinley.
Field Hockey

Horton earns 400th win at Academy

Columbus Academy field hockey coach Anne Horton reached a milestone in her team’s 7-0 victory over visiting Dayton Oakwood on Aug. 27, earning her 400th win with the Vikings.
Football

Vikings prep for opening game

Columbus Academy football coach Robin Miller had a simple message for his team as it prepared for its opener Friday, Aug. 26, at Grove City Christian.
Commentary

ThisWeek set to tackle another football season

Two-a-days are a memory as are the scrimmages. Yes, another football season is set to kick off Thursday, Aug. 25, in central Ohio when Lancaster visits DeSales and Licking Valley is at Newark Catholic, and it's about time!
Columbus Academy Roundup

Goals unchanged for field hockey squad

The goals remain the same for the Columbus Academy field hockey team, but 26th-year coach Anne Horton said reaching them won't be easy.
Football

Lions ready for first test of season

Although both programs lost several key players to graduation, the Gahanna Lincoln and Westerville Central high school football teams again enter the season with postseason aspirations.

Delaware geared up for Ironman's throngs

Athletes will need a mix of determination, training and toughness to overcome the biking, running and swimming courses at the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon in Delaware.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

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

Girls soccer team impresses McGee

A winner of 300 games for five programs as well as state championships in 1995 and 2011 at DeSales, Gahanna Lincoln High School girls soccer coach Bob McGee still finds it challenging to discern the strengths and weaknesses of his players during his first season with a new team.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Competitors motivated to test their mettle

Living in an enviable locale and closing in on a promotion in the Air Force, Beau Burkley didn't welcome his 40-pound weight loss.
Women's Golf (Full Story)

Linnenbom edges Dean for Franklin County title

Jamie Linnenbom can relate to Riley Dean’s first experience playing in the Franklin County Women’s Golf Tournament.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup

Optimism abounds for girls golf team

During one of the rounds of the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls golf team's preseason tryouts, sophomore No. 1 player Kayla Davis was paired with some of the Lions' expected junior varsity competitors.
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.
Spotlight

White, Blankenship busy honing crafts

Taking advantage of time off from school seemed to be the last thing on the minds of Gahanna Lincoln High School graduates Jake Blankenship and Evan White this summer.
Football

Lowery transfers to Gahanna

Michael Lowery, who started most of last season at quarterback for the Pickerington High School North football team, has transferred to Gahanna.
Updated 4:40 p.m. Aug. 1

Gahanna football team to lose four coaching days for violations

The Gahanna Lincoln High School football program is losing four coaching days during the summer of 2017, according to a letter sent from the Ohio High School Athletic Association to the school district dated July 28.
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.