SoccerThe Columbus Crew signed Olentangy graduate and Lewis Center native Chad Barson to a Homegrown contract Jan. 10.
Boys SoccerIf nothing else, Jared Robinson of the Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer team picked his spots this season.
Super 12 Boys Soccer TeamOlentangy Liberty High School boys soccer coach Rick Collins thought he had his lineup figured out before the start of the 2011 season.
Girls Soccer Super 12 CaptainJunior forward Sam Edwards of the Dublin Coffman High School girls soccer team not only has the distinction of being named captain of ThisWeek's Super 12 team, but she also is the only member of the first team who isn't a senior.
Boys Tennis — District
For Bryan Yoshino of the Dublin Coffman High School boys tennis team, the hardest work of the weekend came after he clinched a Division I state berth in singles.
Track & Field
Heading into the final event of the Division I, district 2 high school boys track and field meet May 23 at Hilliard Darby, Hilliard Davidson led Pickerington Central by two points and Gahanna by four.
Softball — District Finals
The New Albany and Olentangy Orange high school softball teams split their two regular-season games in OCC-Capital Division play.
Softball — District Finals
A pair of four-year starters helped the Olentangy Liberty High School softball team defeat Delaware 8-0 to earn its second consecutive Division I district title May 22 at Pickerington Central.
Boys Volleyball — Regional Finals
The Hilliard Darby High School boys volleyball team qualified for the Division I state tournament for a fourth consecutive season, but it wasn’t easy.
LANCASTER — The Hartley High School baseball team gave up five runs over the first three innings and had a late rally come up short in a 6-4 loss to eighth-seeded Liberty Union in a Division III district championship game May 22 at Beavers Field.
Citing family commitments, Steve Watts has resigned as coach of the Dublin Coffman High School boys soccer team.
Girls Lacrosse — Regional Finals
Two more games like the previous 17 will earn the Upper Arlington High School girls lacrosse team another Division I state championship.
Baseball — District Finals
Nick Parr struggled on the mound in the top of the seventh inning, but the senior came through with the game-winning hit in the bottom of the inning to lead the second-seeded Olentangy Liberty High School baseball team past eighth-seeded Upper Arlington 3-2 in a Division I district final May 21 at Ohio Dominican.
Big Walnut Roundup
Led by the right arm of freshman pitcher Austin Becker, the Big Walnut High School baseball team captured its first district championship in 41 years.