90-Day Archive

Kilbourne Roundup

Field hockey team playing 'pretty well'

Getting key contributions from six sophomores, the Worthington Kilbourne High School field hockey team is starting to surge.
Thomas Roundup

Tennis players prep for postseason

The Thomas Worthington High School girls tennis team is making a strong push at the end of the regular season.
Football

Wolves ready to face Pacers

The Worthington Kilbourne High School football team will be looking to make a statement when it travels to play Delaware in an OCC-Cardinal Division contest Friday, Sept. 30.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Hard work paying off for girls volleyball team

First-year coach Lorraine Smith got a glimpse of the character of the Worthington Christian High School girls volleyball team shortly after the season started.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Football team prepping for winless Eagles

Entering its MSL-Cardinal Division opener Sept. 16 against two-time defending league champion Harvest Prep, Worthington Christian High School football coach Brian Stier was "optimistic" about where his team was headed.
Kilbourne Roundup

Young runner drawing praise

Coach Melanie Williams knew that freshman Sasha Bomser would be an immediate contributor for the Worthington Kilbourne High School girls cross country team this season.
Thomas Roundup

Offense fuels girls team's turnaround

The Thomas Worthington High School girls soccer team is on a roll after a slow start against strong competition.
Football

No quit in Cardinals' Sanders

Senior defensive tackle Travis Sanders has been the most consistent player for the Thomas Worthington High School football team for several seasons.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Football team preparing for 'pivotal' game

Two teams out to prove they are better than their respective records will meet in the opening week of MSL-Cardinal Division play Friday, Sept. 16, when the Worthington Christian High School football team plays host to Harvest Prep.
Thomas Roundup

Duo lead runners to title

Two runners for the Thomas Worthington High School boys cross country team placed in the top three of the Division I race in the McGowan Invitational on Sept. 10 at Watkins Memorial to lead the Cardinals to the team title.
Kilbourne Roundup

Girls volleyball squad to host invitational

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls volleyball team will play host to an invitational on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Football

Wolves, Cards set for showdown

The "Wo-Town Showdown" between the Worthington Kilbourne and Thomas Worthington high school football teams has added importance this year.
Kilbourne Roundup

Water polo team pulls together

It didn't take long for the Worthington Kilbourne High School girls water polo team to make a decision about its season following a deadly crash Aug. 12 on its way to compete in the Sprint Off Classic at Napoleon.
Thomas Roundup

Field hockey team loaded with experience

The Thomas Worthington High School field hockey team returned 13 letterwinners after winning its fourth state title last season.
Football

Wolves getting set for Rangers

It's difficult to complain about having a 2-0 record, but Worthington Kilbourne High School football coach Vince Trombetti knows his team needs to continue to improve to keep earning victories.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Boys soccer team out to 'repair the tradition'

Having a string of 10 consecutive district championships snapped last season provided all the motivation the Worthington Christian High School boys soccer team needed heading into the offseason.
Football

Kilbourne braces for Big Walnut

Worthington Kilbourne High School football coach Vince Trombetti knows what to expect from his team's opponent this week.
Kilbourne Roundup

Volleyball squad looks to improve

Bolstered by the return of five starters, the Worthington Kilbourne High School girls volleyball team has hopes of improving on last season, when it finished 15-9 overall, placed fourth in the OCC-Capital Division and reached a Division I district semifinal.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Girls soccer team has 'a lot of potential'

As a 1987 Worthington Christian High School graduate with two girls playing soccer at the school, Steve Raikes was excited when he was offered the opportunity to coach the varsity program.
Thomas Roundup

Boys runners expecting strong season

The Thomas Worthington High School boys cross country team has returned four of its top six runners from last season, when it finished 15th in the Division I state meet, second at regional and won a district title.
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!
Football

Cards set to open season against Indians

Thomas Worthington High School football coach Rodney Hopkins doesn't necessarily think his team and its opening-night opponent, Canal Winchester, are at the same stage in terms of rebuilding their programs.
Kilbourne Roundup

Boys soccer team set to blend new players

The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys soccer team is hoping to blend new faces into the lineup after losing 12 players to graduation.
Football

Wolves set for rematch with Orange

Vince Trombetti has been here before.
Thomas Roundup

Girls soccer team aims to take next step

Having 13 returning letterwinners, including eight starters, the Thomas Worthington High School girls soccer team is looking to go at least one step further after losing in a Division I district final each of the past two seasons.
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.
Ironman 70.3 Ohio

Athletes ready to tackle Delaware triathlon

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

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.
U.S. Senior Open Championship

Scioto Country Club boasts rich tradition

Muirfield Village Golf Club gets the annual notoriety with the Memorial Tournament, but when it comes to golf in central Ohio, nothing matches the history at Scioto Country Club.
Kilbourne Roundup

Flynn returns to lead girls golfers

Senior Ashley Flynn broke a drought for the Worthington Kilbourne High School girls golf team last season, becoming the program's first state qualifier since 1996.
Thomas Roundup

Consistent Gimeson expected to pace boys golfers

The Thomas Worthington High School boys golf team has returned four players from a team that fell five shots short of qualifying for the Division I district tournament last season.
Wrestling

Athletes' path to Rio runs through Columbus

For a pair of United States wrestlers, the road to the Summer Olympics went through the Ohio Regional Training Center in Columbus.
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.
Swimming & Diving

Stingrays maintain GCLS supremacy

The Delaware Aquatic Racing Team won its eighth consecutive overall title during the Greater Columbus Swim League championship finals held July 18 and 19 at Highlands Park Aquatic Center in Westerville.
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.
Week 4

OCC-Cardinal teams pack punch

The high school football programs that made up the OCC-Cardinal Division the last three seasons have attempted to find success over the years by carving their own identities.
Swimming

Scioto ends New Albany's title run

Knowing what was at stake, New Albany Country Club and Scioto Country Club swimmers of all ages took turns crowding around a whiteboard on which results were posted as the Private Country Club Athletic League championships wound down July 11 at Ohio State.
Women's Soccer

Eagles FC shows steady growth in third season

Columbus Eagles FC players practice several nights a week and play games most weekends from Memorial Day to the middle of July, but some members of the third-year amateur women's soccer team are starting to find out they don't necessarily go off the clock.
Week 3

OCC-Capital schools explored

When high school football teams begin league play this fall, one group that will be in for a big shakeup are the members of the OCC-Capital Division.