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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.