• Scores

    Area scores (Week 3)

    Riley Steiner, a senior who competes in cross country and lacrosse for Coffman, poses with parents Mollie (upper left) and Dave and sister Abby and twin brother Jack. Riley was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on July 8.

    Community rallies behind Riley

    The Dublin Coffman High School community has rallied to support one of its student-athletes.
  • 50th Anniversary Football Season

    Central coach Jay Sharrett (left) has led the program since the school district split into two high schools in 2003 when Pickerington became Pickerington Central. The Tigers are celebrating their 50th season of football this fall.

    Tigers savor community ties

    Since joining the OCC in 1981, the Pickerington High School Central football program has helped set the standard for the most popular prep sport in the area's largest league.
  • Football

    Central quarterback Nate Jackowski looks to elude New Albany safety Tristan Hollis during a 43-13 rout of the host Eagles on Sept. 5. The Warhawks will play host to Independence on Thursday, Sept. 11.

    Warhawks' Jackowski perseveres

    After an emotional offseason, Westerville Central High School's Nate Jackowski is glad to be back on the football field.
  • Canal Winchester Roundup

    Canal Winchester senior Bryce Carroll is competing for the Indians' cross country team after missing most of the squad's summer workouts while taking part in basic training in a U.S. Army boot camp.

    Basic training paces Carroll

    Canal Winchester High School cross country coach Jeff Kline figured Bryce Carroll wouldn't be a key runner for the boys team in the first half of the season after missing all but two weeks of summer training and the opening meet while undergoing basic training in a U.S. Army boot camp.

The Sports Doc: How to deal with bad youth sports officials

It’s almost a foregone conclusion that you, the sports parent, will inevitably run in to some pretty bad youth sport officials.

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Upper Arlington Roundup

Golfers strive to be 'legendary'

Although he remembered virtually every detail of an impressive stretch for his team in late August, Upper Arlington High School boys golf coach Ron Mautz still smiled as he flipped through his scorebook.

Depth key for state-ranked Liberty girls

The Olentangy Liberty High School girls soccer team's four four-year starters have seen plenty of each other on the field during their careers, but the Patriots' program is to the point where they're not sure when they might play together.

Central girls eye run in tourney

Molly Cornwell wants her Pickerington High School Central girls soccer team to play with some nerves.
Gahanna Lincoln Roundup

Schrader's return sparks girls squad

A change of heart a few months ago dramatically has boosted the Gahanna Lincoln High School girls soccer team's hopes this fall.

Cardinals boys edge Wolves

The Thomas Worthington High School boys soccer team owns community bragging rights, topping Kilbourne 3-2 on Sept. 6 at home to capture the ThomBourne trophy for the first time since 2010.
Week 3 Preview

Tennis team gets boost from Kibbey

Elinor Kibbey fought through a tough first-round match to lead the Grandview Heights High School girls tennis team Sept. 6 in the Grandview Invitational.
Watterson Roundup

Patton back on court to help lead volleyball team

Just as Mary Patton felt like she was beginning to peak as a volleyball player last spring, she began to experience pain in her lower back.

Jerome's Hundley to step down after season

Mark Hundley, the only coach in the 11-year history of the Dublin Jerome High School football team, has announced that he plans on stepping down at the end of the season.
Pro Golf

Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship on pathway to PGA Tour

For the second consecutive year, central Ohio is located on the direct path to the PGA Tour.


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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