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Girls Soccer -- Updated 10 p.m. Jan. 14

Thomas resumes coaching search after Dempsey withdraws

After being recommended for the position earlier this week, Scott Dempsey withdrew from consideration as Thomas Worthington High School girls soccer coach Jan. 13.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Rettstatt among girls' all-time scorers

Just nine regular-season games remain for possibly the greatest player to come through the Worthington Christian High School girls basketball program.
Thomas Roundup

Sleet tops 1,000 career points for girls

Jada Sleet is more than just a scorer for the Thomas Worthington High School girls basketball team.
Kilbourne Roundup

Watson leading boys squad

Gabe Watson would do anything to help the Worthington Kilbourne High School boys basketball team win, and that impresses coach Tom Souder.
Football -- Full Story

Zingery named Thomas coach

Matt Zingery was named Thomas Worthington High School football coach last week, pending school board approval.

Hartley's repeat receives top billing

As we begin 2017, we take a look back at the highlights of central Ohio high school sports for 2016.
Football

Central Ohio players help spark Buckeyes

As one of just three returning offensive starters from a year ago, Pat Elflein has spent the past few weeks helping his Ohio State football teammates understand what they're about to experience.
Commentary

OCC realignment makes Calos reluctant rivals

Westerville South High School boys basketball coach Ed Calo taught his son Anthony everything he knows about the game, from playing to coaching.
Boys Basketball

Area features abundance of young talent

Jeremiah Francis was more than two years away from playing in his first high-school basketball game when college coaches began asking about him.
Basketball

Area teams keeping busy during holidays

What consistently has been central Ohio's best place to find strong smaller-school high school boys basketball competition over the holiday break in recent years turns 10 this season.
Thomas Roundup

Gymnasts looking to raise skill level

The Thomas Worthington High School gymnastics team is hoping its skill level grows as much as its roster did.
Kilbourne Roundup

Lange looking to return to state gymnastics meet

In the first big meet of the season, senior Bethany Lange of the Worthington Kilbourne High School gymnastics team proved she again should be one of the top contenders in the Central District for a state berth.
Football

Top bowl games feature central Ohio flare

Now that the dust has settled on the regular season, University of Michigan senior tight end Jake Butt has shifted his focus.
Kilbourne Roundup

Girls swim team has 'nice blend'

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls swimming and diving team has added a lot of depth this season in hopes of taking that next step.
Thomas Roundup

Wrestling squad facing 'growing year'

With only five letterwinners on its roster, the Thomas Worthington High School wrestling team will have a lot of growing up to do this season.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Bowling teams looking to build on last season

It was a ground-breaking season for the Worthington Christian High School bowling program last season.
Super 25 football team

Latiolais rarely came off field for Bulldogs

With the first undefeated regular season in the Heath High School football team's 53-year history on the line Oct. 28 against Johnstown, Aaron Latiolais was ready for the challenge.
Kilbourne Roundup

Defense focus of boys squad

The Worthington Kilbourne High School boys basketball team has two solid pieces of its lineup in place and entered the season seeking to fill the positions around them.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Boys facing 'very challenging schedule'

A strong returning senior class has the Worthington Christian High School boys basketball team hoping for big things this winter after receiving a Division III district runner-up trophy last season.
Thomas Roundup

Boys coach likes team's potential

The Thomas Worthington High School boys basketball team could be poised to have a strong season.
Kilbourne Roundup

Girls aim to build on last season

Even though only three letterwinners have returned, the Worthington Kilbourne High School girls basketball team is looking for the formula that carried it to a Division I district semifinal last season.
Thomas Roundup

Girls squad looks to attack

The Thomas Worthington High School girls basketball team has returned five letterwinners, including three starters, after finishing 15-6 overall and reaching a Division I district semifinal last season.
Super 12 Girls Soccer Team

Hensley stands tall in goal for Gahanna

Kaylee Hensley told herself she just needed to save the first shot and she’d be OK.
Super 12 Boys Soccer Team

Skillful Strickler sparked Cardinals

When it comes to analyzing Kristo Strickler’s game, St. Charles Preparatory School soccer coach Chris Vonau struggles to find a flaw.
Athletes of the Year

Honorees highlight 2016 fall season

As the fall season winds down, it’s time to announce our Athletes of the Year.
Girls Soccer

Barton steps down as coach at Thomas

Tim Barton has resigned after nine seasons as Thomas Worthington High School girls soccer coach.
Cross Country

Thomas' Jha, Payne pace boys runners

The Thomas Worthington High School boys and girls cross country teams culminated strong seasons at the Division I state meet.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Football squad made 'a lot of progress'

The maturation process continued to move forward for the Worthington Christian High School football team this fall.
Football -- Full Story

Hopkins resigns as coach at Thomas

Rodney Hopkins has stepped down after three seasons as Thomas Worthington High School football coach.
Thomas Roundup

State Champions: Field hockey team rolls to second straight title

Utilizing an us-against-them approach this season, the Thomas Worthington High School field hockey team repeated as state champion.
Football

Cards coach excited about next season

The Thomas Worthington High School football team has taken small steps toward improving the program the past three seasons, and coach Rodney Hopkins believes the Cardinals could take bigger steps next year in his fourth season.
Kilbourne Roundup

Loss of Hill 'really hurt' football squad

The Worthington Kilbourne High School football team was unable to extend its playoff streak to four seasons, as the Wolves lost their final four games to finish 5-5 overall and 2-4 in the OCC-Cardinal Division.
Football

Wolves end with loss to Celtics

The Worthington Kilbourne High School football team needed to defeat host Dublin Jerome on Oct. 28 to have a chance to extend its season into the Division II, Region 7 playoffs.
Thomas Roundup

Boys run away with regional title

The Thomas Worthington High School boys cross country team will compete in the Division I state meet Saturday, Nov. 5, at National Trail Raceway.
Kilbourne Roundup

Volleyball squad ousted in district final

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls volleyball team couldn't get on track against top-seeded Dublin Coffman in a Division I district final Oct. 29 at Whitehall.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Girls soccer squad eliminated by Vikings

Coming off a season in which it lost in the second round of the district tournament and had a new coach, the Worthington Christian High School girls soccer team felt fortunate to be in the position it was in.
Thomas Roundup

Water polo team places third at state

The Thomas Worthington High School girls water polo team won a pair of one-goal games en route to finishing third in the state tournament held Oct. 21 and 22 at Cincinnati Princeton.
Worthington Christian Roundup

Boys soccer team wins tournament opener

The Worthington Christian High School boys soccer team took its first step toward what it hopes would be the beginning of another district championship streak when it beat 14th-seeded West Jefferson 7-0 on Oct. 22 in the second round of the Division III district tournament.
Kilbourne Roundup

Girls water polo team not defined by results

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls water polo team went 0-3 in the state tournament held Oct. 21 and 22 at Cincinnati Princeton.
Football

Wolves facing must-win game

When the Worthington Kilbourne High School football team takes the field Friday, Oct. 28, at Dublin Jerome, it could mark the final prep game for its 23 seniors.