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.
Although the Eastmoor Academy boys basketball team is making its first appearance in the state tournament and Walnut Ridge hasn't been to state since winning the Class AAA title in 1971, at least their coaches have some experience at that level.
In coach Ed Calo's 28 seasons at Westerville South High School, his boys basketball teams have traveled to several venues, won 10 league titles and captured four district championships.
Super 12 Boys Basketball Team
Seth Towns isn't planning to take it easy over the next few months.
The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls lacrosse team has plenty of reasons to feel optimistic heading into this season.
A few times during a recent practice, Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse coach Ted Wolford had to remind his players that effective communication includes being loud on the field.
The Olentangy High School girls lacrosse team has some big goals this season.
After spending the last two seasons as an assistant at DeSales, Maggie Bornhorst is tackling her first head coaching job with the Pickerington High School Central girls lacrosse team.
The Pickerington High School North boys lacrosse team believes it is in a much better situation than a year ago at this time.
Since Ryan Alexander took over as coach of the Grove City High School baseball team in 2009, the Greyhounds have reached 20 wins in all six seasons.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup
With a large junior class taking big strides forward late last season, the Gahanna Lincoln High School baseball team surprised its way to a second consecutive Division I state tournament.
St. Charles Roundup
An experienced senior class could be the key to success for the St. Charles Preparatory School lacrosse team.
The DeSales High School girls lacrosse team began its ninth season March 24 unlike any of the previous eight.
Marysville High School senior wrestler Taleb Rahmani joined some elite company by winning a Division I state title March 14 at Ohio State.
The Northridge High School athletics programs will be staying in the LCL, according to athletics director John Morgan.