Nick Vannett, a tight end and defensive lineman at Westerville Central who caught 46 passes for 606 yards and four touchdowns as a senior in 2010, went on to great success at Ohio State before being picked in the third round of this year's NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks.

    Series names each school's best

    Week 4 focuses on the OCC-Cardinal Division.
  • Golf

    Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer talks about his team during the 30th annual Joe Mortellaro Golf Classic on July 11 at Scioto Reserve.

    Matta, Meyer raise money for Ronald McDonald House

    Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer and men's basketball coach Thad Matta love promoting their programs while also raising money for a good cause.
  • Football

    Braxton Miller performs a drill with youngsters at his ProCamp on July 13 at Worthington Kilbourne. "Playing sports, it's been a blessing to have young kids like that look up to you as a role model. ... It's a lovely thing. I'd love to do these things every year."

    Miller displays passion, gives back at ProCamp

    Braxton Miller's passion for interacting with young athletes was evident July 13 and 14 at Worthington Kilbourne High School.

The Sports Doc: Examining how placebo effect impacts sports success

Sports provides for some of the most interesting, funniest, and quirkiest athlete superstitions. For as long as sports have been played athletes have used various rituals, concentration exercises and “magical clothing” ...

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Wright-Tennyson earns top pro honor

Often times, gifts to young children are discarded after a few years without much of a second thought.

Zuercher steps down as Hartley coach

After delivering her third child in April, Meghan Zuercher took less than a week off before returning to coach the Hartley High School softball team.
Boys Lacrosse

Longtime UA coach Wolford steps down

After 25 seasons as head coach and 39 years coaching in the school district, Upper Arlington High School boys lacrosse coach Ted Wolford told the athletics department July 21 that he was stepping down.

Worthington to play in PGA Championship

Wyatt Worthington II, a 2005 Groveport Madison High School graduate who lives in Reynoldsburg, is one of four graduates of the PGA Golf Management University program to earn a PGA Championship berth this year.

Yakubov leads area competitors in Memorial Junior

St. Charles Preparatory School senior Evan Yakubov came up just short of a championship in the three-day Memorial Junior golf tournament that concluded July 21 at Cooks Creek.
Track & Field

Jordan earns USA Today honor

Andrew Jordan, a 2016 Watkins Memorial graduate, recently was named second-team All-USA for high school track and field distance runners by USA Today.

Karnehm adapts, excels after stroke

It's been just over four years since Trevor Karnehm's life changed.