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.
Division IV, State Semifinal
WILMINGTON — Hartley High School football coach Brad Burchfield jokingly said that all he heard was “crickets” while standing with his players on the sideline as he made the most crucial fourth-down decision of a Division IV state semifinal against Middletown Fenwick.
Division VI, State Semifinal
MANSFIELD — The Grandview Heights High School football team came up short in its attempt to reach its first state-title game.
Fourteen weeks of high school football have been played and only one central Ohio team — Hartley — remains alive to compete for the ultimate prize of a state championship.
The Westerville South High School boys basketball team picked up where it left off after blossoming into central Ohio’s top team last season.
After having a subpar season in terms of what the Olentangy Liberty High School hockey team has come to expect, ninth-year coach Jack Hoogeveen was looking for a bit of an attitude change.
The Dublin Jerome High School hockey team has set its sights on making a return trip to the state tournament.
Steve Ulry stepped in when the DeSales High School girls soccer program needed him most, but he plans to return to a more familiar role next season.
Westerville South looks stacked again after ending last season with the Division I state runner-up trophy, but there are plenty of other options available when trying to get a handle on which teams will make an impact in central Ohio high school boys basketball this winter.
Despite a change of leadership, Dublin Coffman High School girls basketball coach Randy Patton said the team's objectives won't change.
The Worthington Kilbourne High School football team had trouble dealing with the size of Massillon Perry in the Division II, Region 5 final Nov. 20 at Mount Vernon.