Heading into the final weeks of the regular season, Thomas Worthington High School boys tennis coach Bernie Sleshi is looking for opportunities to pair seniors Chris Chia and Brian Waibl at first doubles to prepare them for the postseason.
After his team had its four-game winning streak snapped with a 9-7 loss to Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) Brother Rice on April 17, Worthington Kilbourne High School boys lacrosse coach Drew May was anticipating a better effort from his players three days later in a 13-3 loss to Olentangy Liberty.
Since announcing Jan. 11 that he was making himself eligible for the NFL draft, Roger Lewis has endured everything from a strained hamstring to what seemed like an endless round of meetings to even some mostly sleepless nights.
The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls lacrosse team has some retooling to do this season, as it returns just four starters from a year ago when it finished 14-5 overall and fell one win shy of making its third consecutive state appearance.
Last season, Northland High School boys basketball player Seth Towns shared Division I district Player of the Year honors with 2015 Newark graduate Jordan Dartis and was named ThisWeek Super 12 captain.
During his first college season a year ago, Elijah Macon played a role in helping the West Virginia University men's basketball team improve by eight wins and reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament.
The Thomas Worthington High School boys basketball team saw its turnaround season come to an end with a 70-35 loss to second-seeded Westerville South in a Division I district semifinal March 2 at Olentangy Orange.
Thomas Worthington High School freshman Maddie Holub placed sixth in the 200-yard individual medley in the Division I state swimming and diving meet that concluded Feb. 27 at Branin Natatorium in Canton.