• Week 5: Nos. 6-10

    Dublin Coffman wide receiver Jake Stoneburner eludes Pickerington Central's Eisen Hardey during their Division I regional semifinal in 2007. Stoneburner, who later played at Ohio State, finished with 74 catches and 15 touchdowns as the Shamrocks went 13-1, losing to Cincinnati St. Xavier 10-7 in a state semifinal.

    Greatness doesn't hinge on title

    Over the last 25 seasons, three central Ohio high school football teams in Division I, two in Division II, five in Division III, one in Division IV, two in Division V and one in Division VI attained their ultimate goal of winning a state championship.
  • Football

    Brandon Schoen, a 2012 Orange graduate, will enter his senior year for the Ohio Dominican football team as the program's all-time leading rusher with 3,246 yards despite battling injuries his first three seasons.

    Schoen rushes into ODU record book

    Brandon Schoen has had enough of injuries.
  • Private Country Club Athletic League

    Olivia Bergmann of New Albany Country Club swims her leg of the girls 13-14 200-meter medley relay during the PCCAL meet July 13 at Ohio State. The Penguins won the event and Bergman also won the 50 backstroke and 50 butterfly to help New Albany win its sixth consecutive league title.

    New Albany enjoys continued domination

    It makes little difference to the New Albany Country Club swimming team whether it is competing in the Country Club Swim League, which it dominated the past five years, or the new Private Country Club Athletic League.

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Bline to replace Hall as Grandview Heights High School AD

Joe Bline will be named athletics director at Grandview Heights High School, pending approval by the school board in its meeting July 28.
North-East-West Swim League

Dublin Arctic edges Pacific for title

Moments after it was announced that the Dublin Arctic swimming team had won the North-East-West (NEW) league championship July 20 at Dublin Community Pool North, coach Katie Mathews used the word "shocked" to describe how she and her athletes felt about the title.

Weather hampers new turf project at Newark's White Field

The true summer weather that arrived last week was welcomed not only by sunbathers, but also by Newark High School.

Cooper does it all in first year for Bobcats

Mikayla Cooper knew she would have an opportunity to play as a freshman on the Ohio University softball team.

Harper wins Memorial Junior

Erin Harper of Dublin, a 2015 Watterson High School graduate, shot a 2-over-par 215 to win the Girls Division of the 54-hole Memorial Junior held July 21-23 on Ohio State’s Scarlet Course.

Manahan earns national honor

Watterson High School baseball coach Scott Manahan has put together an impressive resume over the past 30 years, leading his teams to a 568-247 record, 16 league titles, 11 district championships, four regional titles and one state championship.

Spielman camp mixes instruction, fun

Chase Ungerott said he didn't know who Chris Spielman was before participating in the Chris Spielman Football ProCamp on July 14 and 15 at Dublin Coffman High School.

Wimer adapts for college success

Josh Wimer had wrestling down to a formula, but that changed when he started competing for the University of Findlay.
Women's Golf

Hughes relies on short game to win County title

Emily Hughes is tuning up for the start of her collegiate golf career in the best way possible, not only competing in summer tournaments but winning.


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State meet June 5-6 at Ohio State

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