• 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

    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

    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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Week 7 Game of the Week

Hilliard Davidson 16, Upper Arlington 7

Running back Ryan Royer rushed for 253 yards and a pair of scores, powering the host Hilliard Davidson High School football team to a 16-7 victory over Upper Arlington in an OCC-Central Division game Oct. 9.
Girls Tennis — Div. I District Tournament

Three area singles players heading back to state

While this year’s state qualifiers from the Division I district girls tennis tournament are familiar on the singles side, the doubles group has a considerably different look.
Boys Golf

Bexley, Hartley’s Williard heading to state tourney

Bexley High School senior Hunter Roberts didn’t know exactly where his team stood as he prepared for his final hole in the Division II district boys golf tournament Oct. 6 at Denison Golf Club at Granville, but he suspected that he could be a difference-maker in its title hopes.
Ready Roundup

Boys soccer squad looks toward district tourney

The Ready High School boys soccer team hopes the Division III district tournament won't be as painful as much of its regular season.
Marysville Roundup

Kaffenbarger, Romine advance to district

As Marysville High School senior Blake Kaffenbarger finished his first nine holes in a Division I boys golf sectional Oct. 6 at Darby Creek, he received simple instructions from coach Jon Wing.

OHSAA decision hurts central Ohio golf squads

As has been the case since the Ohio High School Athletic Association expanded girls golf to two divisions in 2008, 36 boys teams and 24 girls squads will be competing over the next two weekends for state championships.

Grove City Christian celebrates life of Josh Dick

It was a night of reflection, remembrance and celebration Oct. 7 at Grove City Christian School.
Girls Golf

Bexley’s Weisman advances to state

Liza Weisman is feeling upbeat entering her third Division II state girls golf tournament Oct. 16 and 17 on Ohio State’s Gray Course.
Week 7 Recap

Johnstown-Monroe 24, Newark Catholic 7

Cody Workman appeared to be injured, but the junior quarterback for the Johnstown-Monroe High School football team proved otherwise.
Girls Golf

Dublin Jerome, Olentangy Liberty, Pickerington North win sectional titles

During its reign as Division I state champion the past four seasons, the Dublin Jerome High School girls golf team won two district titles but also settled for two runner-up finishes at that level.