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Girls Golf

Jerome wins fourth consecutive state title

A year after becoming just the second program to win three consecutive Division I state high school girls golf championships, Dublin Jerome topped that accomplishment.
Boys Golf

St. Charles, Upper Arlington finish tied for runner-up

The depth of the St. Charles boys golf team helped it leave the Division I state tournament Oct. 18 on Ohio State’s Scarlet Course with hardware.
Girls Tennis

UA duo downs Pickerington Central’s Thomas sisters for Division I doubles title

A week after settling for a runner-up finish in a district final, the Upper Arlington High School doubles team of senior Audrey Berger and sophomore Kyra Jung left with a Division I state championship.

Westerville South's Pentello charged with slapping player resigns as coach

A Westerville football coach charged with striking a player has announced his retirement.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Boys golf team captures first state title since '99

After his team won its first state championship since 1999, Columbus Academy boys golf coach Craig Yakscoe was quick to recognize a supporter in attendance.
Girls Tennis

Thomas sisters return to state

For the second consecutive year, Isis and Kyah Thomas will represent the Pickerington High School Central girls tennis team in the Division I state tournament.
Centennial Roundup

Girls runners again rule City League

Centennial High School cross country coach Rhonda Reese was concerned her girls team wouldn't be able to win the City League meet Oct. 8 at Walnut Ridge because three-time defending individual champion Kate Ryan had missed all but one race this season because of the effects of Achilles tendinitis.
Whetstone Roundup

Boateng, boys cross country team take City titles

Ike Boateng led the Whetstone High School boys cross country team to its third consecutive City League championship and its sixth league title in seven years.
City League Notes

Beechcroft boys soccer squad earns City title

When Beechcroft High School boys soccer coach Shane Huey encouraged his players to yell "City championship" before entering the field throughout the preseason, junior midfielder Peter Darko thought the idea was wishful thinking.


Photo Slideshows

Memorial Tournament

Hideki Matsuyama edges Kevin Na in one-hole playoff

Boys Basketball State Tournament

Upper Arlington boys basketball team made its first state tournament appearance since 1939.




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