90-Day Archive

Women's Soccer

Eagles FC gets first win, continues to progress

Eryn Weber has heard more than a few fans of the Columbus Eagles FC say that for as well as the second-year amateur women's soccer team has played so far this season, it should have won more than once in its first seven games.
Week 1: Honorable Mention

Series honors top football teams

The numbers show that Central District high school football programs captured 13 championships during the first 18 years of the state playoffs, from 1972-89.
Club Soccer

Central Ohio squads fall short in regional

None of the seven central Ohio club soccer teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Cup from June 20-24 in Fox Cities, Wis., captured a championship.
Football

Divisions changing for many area squads

Since the last time the Ohio High School Athletic Association determined its football divisions based on the enrollment numbers of its member schools in May 2013, Marion-Franklin's boys enrollment dropped by 36 while Beechcroft's was unchanged.
Commentary

Alder is latest in battle over logo

One doesn't have to journey far from Ohio State on a given Friday night in the fall to hear the Buckeyes' fight song being played by a high school band.
Athletes of the Year

Area's best highlight spring sports season

Now that the school year is over and summer is upon us, it's time to announce the Athletes of the Year for the spring season. Here are the honorees:
Men's Tennis

Metka finishes stellar career at OSU

Kevin Metka made the most of an opportunity by making his mark on the Ohio State men's tennis program.
Track & Field

Cardinals girls lining up bright future

After its performance in the Division I state meet, Thomas Worthington High School girls track and field coach Andy Cox is excited about the team's future.
Track & Field

Kilbourne boys coach eyes success next season

Coach Tina Husted knew her first season leading the Worthington Kilbourne High School boys track and field team would be a challenge.
State Cup Soccer

Area boys teams continue run of success

Central Ohio boys club soccer teams have continued their run of success in the Ohio South State Cup tournament, winning championships in multiple age brackets for the 15th consecutive year.

Lacrosse sanctioned by OHSAA for 2016-17

The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced June 4 that it will sponsor boys and girls lacrosse beginning with the 2016-17 school year.
Track & Field

Gaiters sets mark in finishing third

Andy Cox could only smile with pride and shake his head.
Girls Lacrosse

Coach pleased with Kilbourne's attitude

Worthington Kilbourne High School girls lacrosse coach Doug Troutner still considers the season to be a success even though his team wasn't able to defend its Division II state championship or continue its streak of regional titles.
Track & Field

Rettstatt, 800 relay finish fourth at state

A year ago, the Worthington Christian High School girls track and field team was represented in the Division III state meet by a relay and individuals in two events but did not reach the awards podium.
Track & Field

Warriors boys advance two relays to state

If either of the Worthington Christian High School boys track and field team's relays makes the podium in the Division III state meet, it won't be the first time the program has overcome the odds this season.
Boys Lacrosse

Kilbourne falls to Coffman in semifinal

The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys lacrosse team was confident heading into its home matchup with Dublin Coffman in a Division I Central Region semifinal May 27, as it had beaten the Shamrocks 9-4 on April 9.
Track & Field

Gaiters places second at regional

Freshman Jazzlynn Gaiters of the Thomas Worthington High School girls track and field team is well aware of who she will have to keep up with in the 400 meters at the Division I state meet.
Track & Field

Relays propel Thomas girls

Four relays were among the Division I regional qualifiers for the Thomas Worthington High School girls track and field team.
Boys Volleyball

Wolves pleased with progress

The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys volleyball team began the season with just two players who had previous varsity experience.
Baseball

Boulware resigns as Kilbourne coach

The Worthington Kilbourne High School baseball team surpassed preseason expectations by competing for a league championship.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Track teams overcome obstacles at district

Members of the Worthington Christian High School track and field program needed to have a short memory during the Division III district meet that concluded May 23 at Whitehall.
Boys Tennis

Gupta again finishes shy of state berth

For the second season in a row, Rohan Gupta of the Worthington Kilbourne High School boys tennis team just missed qualifying for the Division I state tournament.
Lacrosse

Wolves boys reach regional semi

The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys lacrosse team opened the Division I Central Region tournament with an 11-0 win over 17th-seeded Olentangy Orange in a second-round game May 23.
Baseball

Boulware steps down as Kilbourne coach

Jeff Boulware has stepped down as coach of the Worthington Kilbourne High School baseball team.
Boys Tennis

Wolves' Gupta eyeing state

After falling one match short of qualifying for the Division I state tournament last season, Rohan Gupta of the Worthington Kilbourne High School boys tennis team earned one final chance to accomplish that feat.
Baseball

Kilbourne falls to Gahanna in semifinal

The Worthington Kilbourne High School baseball team did a lot of good things against ninth-seeded Gahanna in a Division I district semifinal May 18 at New Albany.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Girls finish third, boys fourth at MSL meet

The Worthington Christian High School track and field teams took steps forward in the MSL-Ohio Division this season.
Boys Volleyball

Wolves reach region semifinal

The fourth-seeded Worthington Kilbourne High School boys volleyball team played top-seeded DeSales in a Division II East Region semifinal May 19 with a berth in the regional final on the line.
Track & Field

Nash gains momentum at OCC meet

Christina Nash showed she's ready for the postseason.
Softball

Cardinals optimistic about next season

The Thomas Worthington High School softball team ended a rebuilding season with an 8-0 loss at 23rd-seeded Lancaster in the first round of the Division I district tournament May 12.
Lacrosse

Wolves girls beat Bexley to reach region final

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls lacrosse team took another step toward defending its Division II state title with a 19-12 win over 11th-seeded Bexley in a South/Central Region semifinal May 18.
Softball

Kilbourne closes regular season on 19-game slide

The Worthington Kilbourne High School softball team took a 2-24 overall record into the Division I district tournament.
Lacrosse

Injuries slowing Thomas girls

The Thomas Worthington High School girls lacrosse team experienced major setbacks when it lost attacker Mallary Weinsz and midfielders Jordan Fischbach and Ellie Potts to season-ending knee injuries.
Baseball

Wolves fall short of OCC title

The Worthington Kilbourne High School baseball team fell one game short in its quest to earn at least a share of the OCC-Capital Division championship.
Boys Volleyball

Cards to open tourney against No. 1 Davidson

The Thomas Worthington High School boys volleyball team won two of its final three regular-season matches and was 6-15 overall entering the Division I East Region tournament draw May 11.
Boys Tennis

Kilbourne finishes third in OCC-Capital race

The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys tennis team finished third in the OCC-Capital Division.
Track & Field

Kissel clears hurdle while running 3,200

Getting through the 3,200 meters can be a chore for Jonathan Kissel, but he finds a way to do it.
Baseball

Wolves trying to secure share of OCC title

The Worthington Kilbourne High School baseball team remained in the hunt for the OCC-Capital Division championship this week.
Track & Field

Thomas girls place third in home meet

The distance relays helped lead the Thomas Worthington High School girls track and field team to a third-place finish in the Gary Smith Invitational.
Lacrosse

Wolves repeat as OCC champs

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls lacrosse team clinched its second consecutive OCC-Cardinal Division title last week.