• Week 1 Recap

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    Worthington Kilbourne's D'Angelo Rosales celebrates after the Wolves' 28-29 OT win in their season opener at Olentangy Orange on Friday, Aug. 26.

    Worthington Kilbourne 29, Olentangy Orange 28

    It was an uphill battle for the Worthington Kilbourne High School football team at Olentangy Orange on Aug. 26.
  • Week 1 Recap

    DeSales’ Ryan Corkrean (5) celebrates with teammates Ty Van Fossen (7), Omar Vargas (56) and Cole Silvestri (12) after Corkrean’s touchdown gave the Stallions a 7-0 lead over visiting Lancaster in the first half of the season opener Aug. 25. DeSales won 28-7.

    DeSales 28, Lancaster 7

    Alonzo Booth knew exactly what to do once he got through the line of scrimmage.
  • Football — Preseason Super 25

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    Hilliard Davidson's Ryan Royer

    Central Ohio loaded with talented players, teams

    While the OCC has realigned and some postseason regions have changed, at least a few things should remain similar to previous years if everything goes as expected in central Ohio high school football this fall.
  • Ironman 70.3 Ohio

    Mike Vulanich (center) waits to get a bottle of water after finishing the Ironman 70.3 Ohio triathlon Aug. 21 in Delaware. Vulanich, a Dublin native and Watterson High School graduate, finished a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run in 4 hours, 12 minutes, 53 seconds for first overall.

    Dublin native Vulanich wins Delaware triathlon

    A resident of San Francisco for six years, Mike Vulanich had what he considers one of his greatest experiences in sports when he cheered on the Cleveland Cavaliers as they beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 to win the NBA championship June 19 in Oracle Arena.

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Surprising blowouts, tight games stand out in week 1

As the Gahanna Lincoln High School football team got ready to shake hands with Westerville Central after what can only be described as a shocking blowout win on the opening Friday night of central Ohio high school football Aug. 26, Orin Sheumaker had to do something he’s never had to do before: Make a postgame speech as a head coach.
Week 1 Recap

Upper Arlington 26, St. Charles 14

A turnover and a big play helped the Upper Arlington High School football team build a halftime lead in its opener against visiting St. Charles Preparatory School on Aug. 26, but the two-point margin didn’t provide much comfort.
Week 1 Recap

Reynoldsburg 35, New Albany 28

Nathan Barko and J.J. Cooper had tried the play before, but with no success.
Davidson Roundup

Boys soccer team looking forward, not back

The Hilliard Davidson High School boys soccer team will always have fond memories of last season's postseason run, which culminated with a berth in the Division I state title game.
Thomas Roundup

Girls soccer team aims to take next step

Having 13 returning letterwinners, including eight starters, the Thomas Worthington High School girls soccer team is looking to go at least one step further after losing in a Division I district final each of the past two seasons.
New Albany Roundup

Expectations high for girls soccer team

Coming off a season in which the New Albany High School girls soccer team won two postseason games for the first time in almost a decade and fell just short of its first Division I district championship, the Eagles have only one thing on their minds.