• Boys Basketball - Div. I State Final

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    Westerville South coach Ed Calo looks on during the postgame ceremony.

    Wayne's pressure defense denies South state title

    The Westerville South High School boys basketball team’s pursuit of the program’s first Division I state title came up short in a 65-57 loss to Huber Heights Wayne on March 28 at Ohio State.
  • Super 12 Boys Basketball Team

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    Seth Towns, a 6-7 junior forward, averaged a team-high 21 points and 12 rebounds in leading Northland to a Division I regional final and 22-6 record.

    Northland's Towns named area's top player

    Seth Towns isn't planning to take it easy over the next few months.
  • Fan poll

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    Dublin Coffman sophomore Dominick Demas gestures to the fans after winning a title at 138 pounds.

    Who is the area’s best wrestler?

    The award-winning sports staff at ThisWeek Newspapers will be announcing its Super 12 wrestling team in the April 2 editions.
  • Super 12 Girls Basketball Team

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    Senior Kym Royster is the all-time leading scorer at Newark.

    Newark's Royster named area's top player

    With senior Kym Royster leading the way, a number of memorable moments have taken place this season for the Newark High School girls basketball team.

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Eastmoor Academy, Walnut Ridge advance to state

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.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup

Gahanna baseball team again aiming for state

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.
Baseball

Grove City expects to stay at high level

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.
Girls Lacrosse

Veteran Kilbourne set to defend state title

The Worthington Kilbourne High School girls lacrosse team has plenty of reasons to feel optimistic heading into this season.
Girls Lacrosse

Olentangy plans to top last season

The Olentangy High School girls lacrosse team has some big goals this season.
Girls Lacrosse

Pickerington Central expects strong 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.
DeSales Roundup

Girls lacrosse team set to defend titles

The DeSales High School girls lacrosse team began its ninth season March 24 unlike any of the previous eight.
Boys Lacrosse

Coach sees potential in experienced Pickerington North

The Pickerington High School North boys lacrosse team believes it is in a much better situation than a year ago at this time.
Boys Lacrosse

Upper Arlington emphasizing communication

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.

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Regional Final

Westerville South earns first state berth.

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