• Soccer

    Courtesy of the University of Akron
    Akron defender and Lewis Center native Chad Barson became the fifth player to sign a Homegrown contract with the Columbus Crew.

    Crew signs Lewis Center native Barson

    The Columbus Crew signed Olentangy graduate and Lewis Center native Chad Barson to a Homegrown contract Jan. 10.
  • Boys Soccer

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    Liberty players celebrate with the championship trophy after the win over Southview.

    Liberty beats Southview 2-0 to win first title

    If nothing else, Jared Robinson of the Olentangy Liberty High School boys soccer team picked his spots this season.
  • Super 12 Boys Soccer Team

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    Olentangy Liberty senior Sam DeRoy, the captain of ThisWeek's Super 12 team, recorded 14 goals and 11 assists in leading the Patriots to the Division I state title.

    Relentless DeRoy led Liberty's run to state title

    Olentangy 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 Captain

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    Coffman junior forward Sam Edwards scored 15 goals and assisted on 12 more through 14 games played this season.

    Edwards solid for Coffman

    Junior 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.
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Girls Soccer

McGee steps down as Pickerington Central coach

Coaching soccer is in Bob McGee’s blood, but for now, it has to take a back seat to his job and family responsibilities.
Game of the Week: Gahanna at Westerville Central

Lions will get early test in Warhawks

The Gahanna Lincoln High School football team visits Westerville Central on Friday, Aug. 28, for a season opener featuring teams with postseason aspirations.
Football

Wolves determined to 'bring rock back'

The Dublin Scioto and Worthington Kilbourne high school football teams are neighbors who get together once a year and sometimes twice.
Football

'Cats, Braves to show off top talent

Some of the area's top college prospects will be on display when the Westerville South High School football team plays host to Olentangy on Friday, Aug. 28, in the opener for both teams.
Upper Arlington Roundup

Field hockey team is on radar

Coming off a season in which her team finished 13-4-1 overall, Upper Arlington High School field hockey coach Kelly Roderick hopes that success put the Golden Bears on the radar, both locally and statewide.
Field Hockey

Hunter's leukemia battle inspires Liberty

The Olentangy Liberty High School field hockey team has had a lot of work to do during the offseason after losing nine players to graduation, including Miami University recruits Kendall Hunker and Madelyn Passerella.
Football

Gahanna gets early test in Warhawks

The Gahanna Lincoln High School football team visits Westerville Central on Friday, Aug. 28, for a season opener featuring teams with postseason aspirations.
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Last season’s powers primed for encores

A season ago, the Dublin Coffman, Pickerington Central and Olentangy high school football teams each posted perfect regular seasons, and Olentangy and Hartley made it to state semifinals.
Whitehall-Yearling Roundup

Football team begins new era

After more than two decades of serving as an assistant football coach, Whitehall-Yearling High School's Rod Lightfoot is looking forward to his head coaching debut when the Rams face Ready on Friday, Aug. 28, at DeSales.
DeSales Roundup

Football team set to face Gales

The competition to determine who would be the starting quarterback stretched deep into the preseason for the DeSales High School football team.