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.
Luke Durbin of the Worthington Kilbourne High School boys basketball team began playing the sport at a young age because he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his older brother.
Everything was going perfectly for Symone Simmons in her return from a knee injury, then came a play that made everyone associated with the Westerville North High School girls basketball team hold their collective breath.
The moment always will bring fond memories to Ready High School senior Andy Hunter.
It took Westerville North High School wrestling coach David Grant two years to fully get used to the state team tournament.
There is something "sexy," as one area coach recently put it, about what has been going on in central Ohio high school boys basketball the past few weeks.
Whether it's been finding his stroke with his clubs or with his aim behind the 3-point line, sophomore Reece Strohm has worked extensively at succeeding in two sports at Reynoldsburg High School.
Swimming & Diving
During most seasons, the Gahanna Lincoln High School swimming and diving program selects a team T-shirt in the preseason and then another just before the postseason as a sign of solidarity.
Jackson Murphy scored 27 points with seven rebounds to lead the Hilliard Bradley boys basketball team past visiting Dublin Jerome 79-72 on Jan. 27 in OCC-Cardinal Division play.