• Football

    North football coach Tom Phillips is on a path back to health after being diagnosed with stage one colon cancer in late April.

    Phillips on road back to health

    During Tom Phillips' tenure as Pickerington High School North football coach, the Panthers have gone from a team that went on a seven-game losing streak the year before he took over to one that has made three playoff appearances in the past five seasons.
  • Soccer

    Madison Costner hangs out with her Jerome teammates during a recent practice. The senior suffered a torn ACL while playing for her club team during the summer and will miss the entire season.

    Costner gains new perspective

    Having earned first-team all-state honors in Division I last season, Madison Costner aspired to lead the Dublin Jerome High School girls soccer team deep into the postseason this fall.

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OHSAA reclassifies nine of 15 City League teams

The closure of Brookhaven High School at the end of the last school year has created a ripple effect in terms of regional competition for several Columbus City Schools football programs.

Prep football mercy rule has its share of detractors

There were several rules changes implemented by the Ohio High School Athletic Association for football this season, with the most notable being the addition of a mercy rule.
Boys Golf

Jerome completes perfect run to OCC title

The Dublin Jerome High School boys golf team clinched its 11th league championship in as many years of existence.
Boys Golf

Panthers win 10th straight league title

On familiar turf, the Pickerington High School North boys golf team clinched its 10th consecutive league championship.
New Albany Roundup

Boys golf squad again wins OCC

After the New Albany High School boys golf team won the final round of the OCC-Capital Division tournament by 27 shots Sept. 10 at Clover Valley, coach Andrew Norman received a compliment he didn't expect.
Centennial Roundup

Boys golf team readjusts goals

Centennial High School boys golf coach Barry Baker said his squad had to adjust its goals and shoot for second in the City League standings after three of the Stars' seven potential returning players chose not to rejoin the team.
Watterson Roundup

Girls golf team wins 12th straight MOGGL title

The Watterson High School girls golf team had more than twice as many opponents to contend with in the MOGGL this season after the league decided to no longer divide its 12 teams into two six-team divisions.
Girls Golf

Erana leads Celtics to OCC-Cardinal title

Despite losing last year's OCC-Cardinal Division Player of the Year, Lexie Toth, to graduation, the Dublin Jerome High School girls golf team added to its string of league championships this fall.
Girls Tennis

Tigers win seventh straight league championship

With the OCC-Ohio Division championship secured, Pickerington High School Central girls tennis coach Kelli Rings is confident the Tigers are ready to tackle the next phase of their season.
Columbus Academy Roundup

Field hockey team focuses on steps before state

Columbus Academy field hockey coach Anne Horton is more concerned with focusing on immediate goals rather than looking too far ahead.
Girls Volleyball

Loss to Big Walnut ends Davidson's win streak

The Hilliard Davidson High School girls volleyball team entered the week having won six consecutive OCC-Central Division matches.


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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