FootballDuring 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.
SoccerHaving 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.
The latest news on central Ohio high school athletes who have committed to play at the next level.
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.
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.
The Dublin Jerome High School boys golf team clinched its 11th league championship in as many years of existence.
On familiar turf, the Pickerington High School North boys golf team clinched its 10th consecutive league championship.
New Albany Roundup
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 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.
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.
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.
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
Columbus Academy field hockey coach Anne Horton is more concerned with focusing on immediate goals rather than looking too far ahead.
The Hilliard Davidson High School girls volleyball team entered the week having won six consecutive OCC-Central Division matches.