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.
Roger Lewis took advantage of a second chance.
The Westerville Central High School gymnastics team began its second season boosted by the return of state-qualifier Taylor Stills.
The Hilliard Davidson High School girls bowling team barely had finished last season when assistant coach Donna Agin threw down the gauntlet.
The Central Crossing High School boys basketball team already has equaled last season's win total in the OCC-Central Division.
The Dublin Coffman High School gymnastics team is seeking a fourth consecutive appearance in the state meet this season.
A handful of hard-fought wins to begin the season provided a solid springboard for the DeSales High School girls basketball team, which takes an undefeated record into the We Are Pickerington Tournament next week.
City League Notes
The Eastmoor Academy girls basketball program is hoping a return to its past can propel it to new heights.
This time, Ron Mautz swears he isn't coming back.