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.
By now, several days before the start of another football season, news of the Ohio High School Athletic Association's newly implemented mercy rule has made the rounds.
With 12 seniors on his roster, Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer coach Rick Collins sees no reason to lower expectations.
The goals remain the same for the Dublin Coffman High School girls soccer team.
After reaching a Division I district final each of the past two seasons, the Westerville Central High School boys soccer team is hoping to advance further this year.
Upper Arlington Roundup
Upper Arlington girls soccer coach Chris Merrick hopes to lose count of how many of his players touch the ball during any given possession this season.
Craig Mosier stopped short of predicting that the Wellington School boys golf team will put together the best season in program history, but the seventh-year coach didn't hesitate to say it has the potential to do so.
The inevitable turnover that impacts every high school sports team has hit the Pickerington North girls soccer squad a little harder than expected.
Pickerington High School Central girls tennis coach Kelli Rings would be happy if her team's season lasted just as long this year as last.
The Centennial High School boys soccer team lost all but four of its starters from last season to graduation, but second-year coach Scott George said the Stars haven't altered their goals.
For as much fun as DeSales High School boys soccer coach Domenic Romanelli expects to have this year, he has given not-so-subtle reminders to his team that the Stallions are long overdue for a championship.