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  • Swimming & Diving

    Liberty's Cameron Thatcher shakes hands with Lauren Prochaska of the OHSAA after receiving his championship medal following the Division I state diving meet Feb. 28 at Branin Natatorium in Canton. Thatcher's performance set state, state-meet and pool records.

    Thatcher dominates, wins title

    Cameron Thatcher felt added pressure when he saw that more than 30 friends and family members had traveled to Canton to watch him compete in the Division I state boys swimming and diving meet.
District Bowling

Orange boys capture title, earn first state berth

After tying for eighth in the Central Ohio Bowling Conference-North Division at 4-8, the Olentangy Orange High School boys bowling team got on a roll at the right time.
Girls Basketball

Loss of Horvath stings Braves

After earning district runner-up trophies in four of the past five seasons, the Olentangy High School girls basketball team set its sights on winning its first district title this winter.

Patriots win sectional, send 10 to district

The Olentangy Liberty High School wrestling team scored 235.5 points to win an 11-team Division I sectional tournament Feb. 28 at Newark ahead of runner-up Lancaster (212), capturing its first sectional title since 2011.

Liberty falls in overtime to UA in district semi

The Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team didn't play well enough during the regular season to qualify for the Blue Jackets Cup tournament, but the Patriots ended their season as one of the top four teams in the district.

Olentangy's Morgan to compete in state meet

Junior Emma Morgan of the Olentangy High School gymnastics team will compete on the balance beam in the individual state meet Saturday, March 7, at Hilliard Bradley.
Boys Basketball

Pioneers fall in district tournament opener

Colin Shepherd scored 26 points with five 3-pointers, but it wasn't enough for the Olentangy Orange High School boys basketball team in its Division I district tournament opener.
Swimming & Diving

Liberty's Thatcher aims high at state

Cameron Thatcher already has set a pair of records this season, earning the highest diving scores in state and Division I district meet history.