Clintonville Top Stories

  • Swimming

    Whetstone junior Hailey Cannaday is all smiles as she shares a moment with Braves swimming coach John DeRing after having her wish granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation on June 26 at the Columbus Aquatics Center. Cannaday, who is battling bone cancer, was in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week to meet her idol, Michael Phelps, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.

    Cannaday granted wish to meet Phelps

    When Hailey Cannaday walked into the Columbus Aquatics Center on June 26, she thought she was there to pick up the Most Improved Swimmer trophy she had earned in 2014 but had yet to receive from Whetstone High School swimming and diving coach John DeRing.
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.
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:
Watterson Roundup

Mikula named soccer coach

Chad Smith led the Watterson High School boys soccer team to an unprecedented level of success during his five-year tenure as coach from 2010-14 before stepping down this spring.

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.
Club Soccer

Area teams primed for Midwest Regional Cup

None of the 14 central Ohio club soccer teams that competed in the Midwest Regional Cup the past two seasons brought home a championship.

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.