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.
The Olentangy High School football team had just won its first regional championship, and despite some smiles, high-fives and celebratory dancing in the locker room Nov. 21 at Westerville Central, at least one player did his best to downplay history.
As he held the regional championship trophy, Hartley High School senior football player Cavell Bennett tried to savor the moment.
Worthington Kilbourne High School senior Liam McCullough was nervous to stand in front of his family, teammates, coaches and schoolmates and make a short speech during a ceremony in his honor Nov. 19.
Westerville Central High School senior football player Nate Jackowski fought his emotions following his team's 41-0 loss to Lakewood St. Edward in a Division I, Region 1 semifinal Nov. 22 at Arlin Field in Mansfield.
Reynoldsburg High School girls basketball coach Jack Purtell won't be surprised if his patience is tested this season, particularly early on.
The Pickerington High School Central girls basketball team seems to have a good idea of what it will be this year, but the Tigers hope no one else can figure them out.
The Hilliard Bradley High School girls basketball team has its sights set on winning its second district championship.
The Central Crossing High School girls basketball team plans to be better than its 5-18 record of a season ago.
Now in his 13th season as Gahanna Lincoln High School girls basketball coach, Rick Hauser has worked with his share of athletic players and future collegians.