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  • Licking Heights Roundup

    Jade Case of Licking Heights tries to corral a loose ball during a game against Big Walnut earlier this season. The Hornets will play at Watterson in the first round of the Division I district tournament Saturday, Feb. 13.

    Girls squad preparing for tourney

    The Licking Heights High School girls basketball team plans to use its regular-season finale Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Westerville Central as a dress rehearsal for the postseason.

Licking Valley wins LCL championship

The Licking Valley High School wrestling team won five weight classes en route to its fifth LCL championship in six seasons Feb. 6 at Newark Catholic.
Swimming & Diving

Granville, Watkins Memorial win LCL titles

The Granville and Watkins Memorial high school swimming and diving teams won titles in the inaugural LCL meet Feb. 6 at New Albany.
Watkins Memorial Roundup

Short-handed wrestlers fall to Delaware

With five starters missing from the lineup because of injury, Watkins Memorial High School wrestling coach Mark Kurth told his team not to stare at the scoreboard during its dual against Delaware in a Region 5 semifinal of the Division I state team tournament Feb. 3 at Lancaster.

Competitive balance plan pushed back by OHSAA

In a way to limit potential pitfalls, the Ohio High School Athletic Association is putting the implementation of one of its biggest changes in recent years temporarily on hold.

Watkins Memorial Roundup Wrestlers advance on May's pin

The Watkins Memorial High School wrestling team displayed its depth and resolve in surviving in the early rounds of the Division I team state duals Jan. 27.
Licking Heights Roundup

Girls basketball squad seeks momentum

The Licking Heights High School girls basketball team was looking to regain its momentum when it played Licking Valley on Jan. 29.